Provisional results in Liberia election trickling in

Provisional results are trickling in from several polling centres across Liberia after what has been described by international observers as peaceful general elections. The Tuesday exercise was to elect a new president out of the 20 competing candidates and 73 senators. The country’s National Elections Commission (NEC) is expected to have all the results from […]

Liberia goes to poll: Who replaces Africa’s Iron Lady?

Africa’s first female President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will bring her tenure as leader of Liberia to an end after serving the mandatory two terms. She was instrumental in the restoration of peace to the West African country after its 14-year civil war that led to the death of hundreds of citizens. She also improved on […]

Akufo-Addo Tracker: How committed is NPP gov’t to passing RTI bill?

Ghana will not be able to pass the Right to Information Bill (RTI) if the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) does not do it. But at the moment it has not shown much commitment to passing it, despite the glamorous promise in its 2016 manifesto. The past regime made it clear it was not committed […]