Ghana Court Dismisses Election Challenge

Ghana's Supreme Court has upheld President John Dramani Mahama's election as president, rejecting challenges to the vote by the opposition.

Celebrating President John Mahama's election victory (file photo).

  • Ghana:  Parties to Face Stringent Questioning From Judges

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 14 August 2013

    Lead counsel for the petitioners and respondents in the on-going election petition hearing at the Supreme Court, will today face the nine-member justices of the court, who would ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Election Petition - Written Address of Counsel for Petitioners (document)

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 13 August 2013

    SINCE THE requirement of the law is that the presiding officer should sign before handing over to the polling agents, it is difficult to see how, in spite of the alleged pressure ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Political Parties Create Tensions - Expert

    Voice of America, 14 August 2013

    Senior officials of Ghana's ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) are creating "Irresponsible animosity" in the country, according ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Politics of Equalisation Is Threatening Our Dear Nation - Our Peace Is Fragile! (opinion)

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 13 August 2013

    The call for peace is permeating all aspects of the Ghanaian society as the Supreme Court winds down to Judgment Day on August 29 or thereabout. On radio and television, the ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Body Language Contradicting Calls for Peace?

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 12 August 2013

    A Security Analyst, Dr Kwesi Anning, has alerted our politicians, especially the NPP and NDC breeds, to the clear and present danger of their body language making nonsense of the ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Police Dialogue With NPP

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 8 August 2013

    The Ghana Police Service has once again held peace talk with members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), in order to maintain law and other in the country at all times, especially in ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Govt Steps Up Security Ahead of Supreme Court Ruling

    Voice of America, 6 August 2013

    Ghana's Supreme Court plans to hear final oral arguments Wednesday on the dispute over the December 2012 presidential election. read more »

  • Ghana:  Addison Accuses NDC of Employing Communist - Inferior Tactics

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 1 August 2013

    Counsel for the petitioners in an election petition filed before the Supreme Court, challenging the legitimacy of declaring President John Mahama winner of the December 2012 ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Police Summon NDC, NPP

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 31 July 2013

    The Ghana Police Service has summoned members of the two main political parties, National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP), before it for discussions on how ... read more »

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