John Mahama’s retirement package [Infographic]


President John Mahama will be leaving office on January 7, 2017 to be succeeded by President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo. Ahead of his exit, the Presidential Emoluments Committee on the conditions of Article 71 office holders has made some recommendations on the package he should be given for his retirement. The recommendations, which have already been approved by Parliament, includes the payment of ...

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#GhElections: 5 steps to follow at the polling station [Infographic]


Ghanaians will be going to the polls on Wednesday to elect a President who will govern the country for the next four years. There are some key steps you need to keep in mind and follow at the polling station as a voter. The infographic below captures the procedure.   – By: Jonas Nyabor/

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18 Electoral offences you should know [Infographic]


As part of efforts to ensure a free and fair elections, the Electoral Commission has made some offences in connection with elections punishable. The infographic below captures 18 electoral offences that are punishable by law. – By: Marian Ansah/ Follow @EfeAnsah

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5 ways your ballots could be rejected [Infographic]


In the 2012 general elections about 251,720 votes were rejected by the Electoral Commission which amounted to 2.3 percent of the total votes cast. Figures from the commission states that as many as 205,438 ballots were also rejected in the 2008 elections. The figure was more than the votes gained by some of the presidential candidates. The trend has been a ...

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5 election facts to remember [Infographic]


Ghana is voting in a historic general election on December 7,  2016. Ahead of the polls, there are key facts you must know to guide you on the day of voting. The facts are presented in the infographic below.   – By: Jonas Nyabor/

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Top 10 constituencies by voter population [Infographic]

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Ahead of the 2016 polls, the voter distribution shows that the Greater Accra Region leads with the highest concentration of registered voters, followed by the Ashanti and Eastern Regions. The infographic below outlines the top 10 constituencies with the highest voter population.   – By: Sandister Tei/

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Status of the NHIS: The bare facts [Infographic]


The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is a social intervention program which provides financial risk protection against out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure for all residents in Ghana. The scheme is currently operational in all parts of the country. In 2003, the law establishing the Scheme, National Health Insurance Act, 2003 (Act 650) was passed to regulate the operation of the NHIS. The ...

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Five features of Kwame Nkrumah Circle interchange [Infographic]


President John Dramani Mahama on Monday inaugurated the €75 million Kwame Nkrumah Circle interchange project. The infographic below captures five features of the new project. – By: Marian Ansah/ Follow @EfeAnsah

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Constituencies that voted skirt and blouse in 2012 [Infographic]


‘Skirt and blouse’ voting is a Ghanaian electoral term used to describe the phenomenon in which electorates vote for a presidential or parliamentary candidate of a particular party and vote against the other of same party. Analysis of Ghana’s 2012 elections reveals about 26 constituencies across the country that voted skirt and blouse. On a regional breakdown, the Central, Northern ...

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See which constituencies always vote for the winning party [Infographic]

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Ahead of Ghana’s 2016 elections, will be bringing you some trends analysis based off previous elections. For instance, did you know that there are some constituencies across 3 regions in Ghana that always get it right when it comes to the political party that wins the national elections? The infographic below shows the constituencies that have always voted for the ...

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