Ghana Election 2016 News & Results


Ashanti chief destooled for serving as NDC polling agent

A sub-chief (Ankobeahene) of Essienimpong near Ejisu in the Ashanti region, Nana Ekon Ansah Boafo has been destooled for acting as a polling station agent for the National Democratic Congress (NDC)…

I am ready to be sacrificed for Mahama's victory in 2020 – former MCE

A leading member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and a former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Ejisu Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region, Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah Ponkoh has invoked…

With NPP in majority, I'm happy not to return to Parliament - Hanna Tetteh

Ghana’s Foreign Affairs Minister and Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya West, Hon. Hanna Serwaa Tetteh has said, it’s actually a liberation for her not to be going back to Parliament again.

Parliament reconvenes with major casualties in the majority caucus

Parliament of Ghana reconvenes on Tuesday, December 20 to finish up its work before its dissolution to make way for the seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic to commence proceedings by January…

Regional Minister retires from politics after embarrassing defeat

The Upper West Regional Minister and Member of Parliament (MP) for Sissala West, Alhaji Amin Amidu Sulemani has announced his retirement from politics, after a humiliating defeat in the just ended…

You're still the best ticket for NDC - Kweku Baako urges Mahama to contest in 2020

Managing Editor of the New Crusading Guide, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has encouraged President John Mahama to contest in the 2020 presidential elections.

Prez Mahama considering another run in 2020?

President John Mahama may be considering another shot at the presidency in 2020, Deputy Minister of Energy and Member of Parliament-elect for the Yapei-Kusawgu constituency in the Greater Accra…

Transition team to be inaugurated on Sunday with Mahama, Akufo-Addo as co-chairs

A transition team to ensure a smooth transfer of power from President John Dramani Mahama's administration to that of President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be inaugurated on Sunday,…

Lead with "fearlessness, humility and honesty" - Rawlings to Akufo-Addo

Former President Jerry Rawlings has urged President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to lead the country with "fearlessness, humility and honesty" so as to tackle the huge challenges facing Ghana…

IMANI outline 5 significant areas for Akufo Addo's gov't.

Policy think tank IMANI Ghana has itemized some five significant areas that it believes the newly elected New Patriotic Party (NPP) government should tackle with urgency. In a statement signed by…

President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's victory speech

Speech Delivered By Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President-Elect Of The Republic Of Ghana, On Friday, December 9, 2016. Ladies and gentlemen of the media, fellow Ghanaians

#TB: Charlotte Osei has proven us wrong - NPP

Charlotte Osei, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission has proven the NPP wrong, spokesperson for the party's presidential candidate for the 2016 elections and now president-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa…

President Mahama’s concession speech - (A spoof by Mannaseh)

Good evening, my fellow countrymen and women. A few minutes ago, I made the most difficult phone call I have made, and may ever make, in my life: I called President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo…

Mahama promises smooth transition

President John Mahama has spoken for the first time since the Electoral Commission (EC) declared the New Patriotic Party's (NPP) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo winner of the 2016 presidential elections…

'I will not be President for one party'- Akufo-Addo

President elect, Nana Akufo-Addo said he was not elected to serve one party and would do his best to serve the entire nation. Delivering his maiden speech after being declared as the winner of the…