POLS 13181: Current Elections in Africa

Ghana News/Commentary

African Governance Forum Outcome statement

African Great Lakes Initiative (AGLI):The African Great Lakes Initiative (AGLI) of the Friends Peace Teams strengthens, supports, and promotes peace activities at the grassroots level in the Great Lakes region of Africa (Burundi, Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda). To this end, AGLI responds to requests from local religious and non-governmental organizations that focus on conflict management, peace building, trauma healing, and reconciliation. AGLI sponsors Peace Teams composed of members from local partners and the international community. We are a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. From Website.

 Africa News : News regarding Ghana.


 AllAfrica : AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 2000 news and information items daily from over 130 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Lagos, Monrovia, Nairobi and Washington DC. From WebSite.

BBC Africa

France 24

Ghana News Portal : All the news on Ghana. From Website.

Ghana Politics Hub : Google links to Politics & Elections in Ghana.

GhanaVotes : The Ghana Votes 2012 instance map has been developed and designed to display reports from the elections body, civil society groups and citizens on the upcoming Ghana elections. The map will provide information about everything from security issues to polling station logistics to voter education activities. In addition, the map displays all the polling stations, parliamentary and presidential candidates and political parties by constituency and regions, making the map a one-stop shop for election information. From WebSite

GhanaWeb : GhanaWeb is a comprehensive resource about the country Ghana. On this website you can find lots of news, information and entertaining content and get in touch with (fellow) Ghanaian people. FromWebsite.

Radio France International (English)

Pan-African Project : Project Pan-Africa is a Pan-Africanist initiative that seeks to unlock the minds of the African people to realize their full potential. At Project Pan-Africa, we believe that all Africans share a common destiny and must therefore pursue a common vision for the progress of Africa. From Website.

Ghana 2012 Election Monitors/Reports

African Elections Database

African Elections Project:  The African Elections Project :  your authoritative African Elections Information and Knowledge online portal, covering elections across the continent.


Carter Center Final Report
: The Carter Center found that Ghana's voters participated in transparent and relatively peaceful elections during the presidential and parliamentary elections on Dec. 7, 2008, and the presidential runoff on Dec. 28, 2008. The initial round of presidential elections was contested by six different parties, and as no candidate received the required 50-percent-plus-one, a runoff took place between John Evans Atta Mills of the opposition National Democratic Congress and former Foreign Minister Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the ruling New Patriotic Party. From Website.

CODEO: The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) was formed in 2000, under the initiative of the Center for Democratic Development, CDD-Ghana, as a network of various civil society groups to observe the 2000 Presidential and Parliamentary elections. CODEO has since grown to become the largest independent and non-partisan domestic election observation coalition in Ghana dedicated to the promotion of free, fair and transparent elections in Ghana. From Website.

Economic Commission of West African States (ECOWAS) : The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport, telecommunications, energy, agriculture, natural resources, commerce, monetary and financial questions, social and cultural matters. From Website.

Election Observers Interim Report On 2012 Elections: From GhanaWeb.

Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa : EISA is a not for profit organisation. It was established in 1996 and is based in Johannesburg (South Africa) with field offices in Kinshasa (DRC), N'Djamena (Chad), Antananarivo (Madagascar), Maputo (Mozambique), and Nairobi (Kenya). From Website.

 New Technologies Monitor Ghana Elections 2012

Ghana Social Media

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