Opposition in the lead as Ghana awaits general election results

The Electoral Commission of Ghana has called for calm as political parties await the results of the 2016 general elections.

Ghana is Africa's longest democracy after it's independence in 1957.

Leader of the opposition party (National Patriotic Party), Nana Akufo-Addo, has already announced that it's confident of having won the elections against President John Mahama.

702's John Robbie spoke to Southern African Editor of Africa Report, Crystal Orderson, about recent developments.

Thus far, the opposition is leading and it's going to be interesting to see if the election results will be released on time.

Crystal Orderson, Southern Africa Editor of Africa Report

Listen to the interview below:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Why SA should invest in Ghana (a country aiming to be developed by 2020 to 2029)

Why SA should invest in Ghana (a country aiming to be developed by 2020 to 2029)

Nikiwe Bikitsha interviews a large Ghanaian manufacturer that started his business with a mere $2000.

Ghana is a “growing economic giant” according to High Commissioner

Ghana is a “growing economic giant” according to High Commissioner

Lulu Xingwana believes current economic conditions play into the hands of potential investors from South Africa

Accra Brewery confident of growth, amidst power and economic challenges

Accra Brewery confident of growth, amidst power and economic challenges

Despite tough trading conditions, the oldest brewery in West Africa has created Ghana's biggest single brand

Why safe and exotic Ghana is great for first-time visitors to the rest of Africa

Why safe and exotic Ghana is great for first-time visitors to the rest of Africa

It’s affordable, the people are friendly and the weather is good. It’s rich with culture and history. Why you should check it out…

Nikiwe Bikitsha explores business in Ghana for #AfricaConnected

Nikiwe Bikitsha explores business in Ghana for #AfricaConnected

E-commerce is set to for massive growth in the West African country - and there are bound to be lots of other findings!

Popular articles
'Minnie understood he might become a target'

'Minnie understood he might become a target'

Marianne Thamm wrote the forward to 'The Lost Boys of Bird Island' and worked with Mark Minnie in editing the controversial book.

[LISTEN] Vaal River pollution has reached crisis point

[LISTEN] Vaal River pollution has reached crisis point

Gauteng Department of Water and Sanitation says the pump stations at Vaal River have been neglected for a long time.

[WATCH] Dad dresses up as a mom so his sons don't feel left out on Mother's Day

[WATCH] Dad dresses up as a mom so his sons don't feel left out on Mother's Day

Khabazela shares Facebook posts, YouTube videos that have gone viral including one with the smartest dogs.

Nxasana questions why Minister Masutha's involvement is not being challenged

Nxasana questions why Minister Masutha's involvement is not being challenged

Former NDPP Mxolisi Nxasana says he didn't know the payout he received was a golden handshake.

'DA has a tough choice, ditch divisive leaders or face the ire of the voters'

'DA has a tough choice, ditch divisive leaders or face the ire of the voters'

Breakfast show host Bongani Bingwa reacts to the recent tweets by some DA leaders.

[LISTEN] Is your phone listening in on your conversations?

[LISTEN] Is your phone listening in on your conversations?

MD at World Wide Worx Arthur Goldstuck explains how your phone may record your voice conversations.

JHB CBD muggings - Where are the police ?

JHB CBD muggings - Where are the police ?

City of Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba says undocumented people living in the city make it difficult to combat crime.

'Black Tax'... working hard, earning well, but struggling financially

'Black Tax'... working hard, earning well, but struggling financially

Young(ish) South Africans tell stories of the mixed emotions they feel when supporting family members, and tips from an advisor.

Castro bodyguard shares tales of dictator’s double life and breath-taking wealth

Castro bodyguard shares tales of dictator’s double life and breath-taking wealth

Juan Sanchez shares stories of Fidel Castro that’ll make you re-examine everything you thought you knew about the Cuban dictator.