IMAGINE THE ELECTION WERE AN EXAM By CAMERON DUODU People should not be surprised that the NPP is disputing the results of the 7 December 2012 elections in Ghana. Anything that pits one group of people against another in a competitive setting is automatically a dispute waiting to happen. If you doubt that, talk to …
The Ghanaian Times 11th September, 2012 COPING WITH A ‘JOB FROM HELL By CAMERON DUODU Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan Tweet To be appointed Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC) in an African country is to be given a job from hell. This is because politics here – as the principal means of transforming the lives …
FT: Were you worried during that period [when the 2008 election result had not been declared]? Because some of your own supporters have suggested there was the very real threat of a coup during that period.
JK: The coup would have happened if I had ignored the electoral commission and declared an emergency… We had only about ten days… left to the constitutional deadline for transfer of power…[If I had stayed on under a state of emergency] the implication would have been that I had staged a coup!