Posts Tagged ‘Accra’

The Electoral Commission (EC) said on Tuesday that presidential candidates for Election 2012 had between October 5 and October 17 to fill the forms and had two days, October 17 and 18 to return them to the Returning Officer. The Commission said it was not true that the presidential candidates had only two days to fill forms they collected from the EC between October 5 and October 16. “Those who seek to rule this country must learn first to obey rules and regulations…we must all go by the rules of the game,” Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, EC Chairman, told the Ghana News Agency in an interview in Accra.

The EC said all the parties whose presidential candidates’ nominations were rejected were due to their failure to comply with the law and that some of the candidates came with half filled forms, not signed by the two persons from the districts and (more…)

Africa is the hottest date in town.

Not a day goes by without me receiving an email about technology in Africa. NGOs, venture capitalists, wannabe investors, donors or technology providers from the US, UK, and Asia are all looking to explore the Africa continent.

Organisations want to tap into the African market because they have read somewhere in the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, or the New York Times that Africa is booming and that the continent is rising. (more…)