Seidu Alidu is a Senior Lecturer at the Political Science Department, University of Ghana.

Special Issue: Ghana's 2016 Elections- Restoring Hope in Democracy? | January 12, 2017

Ghana: Another Peaceful Alternation of Power

On December 7 2016, Ghana held its seventh national elections since the beginning of the Fourth Republic. [1]   In the run up to the elections two questions stood out prominently. First, will the Electoral Commission (EC) be neutral and fair? Second, will there be violence during and after the elections?  The first question did arise […]

Photo credit to Oluniyi Ajao , Flickr User Oluniyi Ajao. Taken on March 6, 2007 in Accra, Ghana. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. No changes were made. Original photo https://www.flickr.com/photos/niyyie/415604244/in/photolist-CJ5Eq-zu8rH6-ecjHSb-fQNbUB-5mpZHQ-koy42-kojP5-fQN93R-5G9dX4-bmaBQt-fQNd5P-2E4KRX-4SSJoy-knpjJ-bESu2L-bESwzW-2D7dBY-fYcGQT-irrTG-5FMQiV-fPZWXK-fSmeW-bCZRJ7-9B9FYp-9kcPbb-fYfzXN-fQhmhW-fPYhhv-bWhaz5-fQpsh8-jpaUA-jpuvA-ggGCTf-ggFWTe-ggGea2-ggGtTu-3NcD5-knpjE-fYg4SK-zvnbAF-rbn1U-fQqLBX-4ahwgC-9jyDuB-6xYKE8-5a7pv2-fYfmhb-fYcrLU-fYfRNW-427tQH
Ghana's 50th Independence Anniversary national parade. (Golden Jubilee)