West Africa

Mahama criticizes Supreme Court’s rejection of electoral fraud

John Mahama

John Mahama, the Ghanaian opposition leader expressed his disagreement with the Supreme Court over the rejection of his challenge to the December 7 presidential elections. The politician accused the electoral commission of inflating the vote tally in favour of the 76-year-old incumbent. The 62-year-old politician demanded a re-run after official …

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Ghana court confirms Akufo-Addo’s election victory


After dismissing allegations of irregularities, Ghana’s Supreme Court has upheld Nana Akufo-Addo’s victory in the December presidential election. Opposition candidate, and former President John Mahama, had filed a petition asking the court to annul the results of the elections and order a rerun because of alleged irregularities. But the court …

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Skepticism as Ghana begins mass covid-19 vaccination drive

skepticism over covid vaccines

Ghana, the first country to receive COVAX vaccines last month, began its mass vaccination drive on Tuesday. 600,000 doses of Oxford/Astrazeneca vaccines are being given to frontline health workers, security personnel, people aged over 60 and those with pre-existing conditions. To ensure that Ghanaians are convinced to get jabbed, President …

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