Posts Tagged ‘Election’

Live Blogging: Google-Ghana Elections Digital Tools Workshop

Google Ghana organized a workshop on “Digital tools for Elections”, which was held at the Alisa Hotel, North Ridge, Accra on June 14th, 2012. The focus of the workshop was to introduce social activists in Ghana to digital tools, which can help support their activities related to the 2012 Ghana Elections. Through the workshop, Google aimed to: Build general awareness around digital tools for elections awareness ...

14 Jun 7:58 AM 0 Read More...

Interview: Jarreth Merz – Director; An African Election Documentary

"Ghana found itself in the same place in which the U.S. election stalled in the 2000 presidential elections. But instead of the unwillingness of the candidates to allow the system to proceed and the people to decide, Ghana honored democracy and its people.” (Jarreth Merz)  Sometime last month (Ma5 5, 2012); during our Blogcamp 2o12 event at the Kofi Annan ICT Center; myself and the Ghana Decides Team interviewed ...

03 Jun 12:40 PM 0 Read More...

Interview With Jarreth Merz – Director; An African Election documentary

"Ghana found itself in the same place in which the U.S. election stalled in the 2000 presidential elections. But instead of the unwillingness of the candidates to allow the system to proceed and the people to decide, Ghana honored democracy and its people.” (Jarreth Merz) Sometime last month (Ma5 5, 2012); during our Blogcamp 2o12 event at the Kofi Annan ICT Center; myself and the Ghana Decides Team interviewed Jar...

03 Jun 12:40 PM 0 Read More...

GhanaDecides: A Social Media Election Monitoring Project from Ghana

Ghanaians go to the polls in December 2012 to vote in the Parliamentary and Presidential Elections to either elect a new President or maintain the current government. In other to help streamline the voter registration process, the country is now implementing its first-ever biometric voter registration — in other words, using fingerprint technology to help verify identity. Ghanaian Bloggers and Social Media Act...

28 Mar 10:00 AM 2 Read More...

Seminar: Adoption of an E-Voting System in Ghana.

Somewhere in February, 2010; I wrote a post for Global Voices Online entitled; “Is Ghana Ready For e-Voting?; in which I quoted the Honorable Communication’s Minister; Haruna Iddrisu urging the Ghanaian government to research more into electronic voting implementation by 2016 and not for 2012 elections. In the same post; I quoted the Chairman of the Electoral Commission; Mr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan below: “If the ...

05 Sep 12:22 PM 0 Read More...
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