Feb 112009

Following the Election in Ghana: Media Gearing Up to Write About New Administration

A little over a month after Ghana inaugurated it's new president, John Evans Atta Mills, newspapers are gearing up to write about the new administration's proposed budget and are being aggressive at writing about the vetting of the ministers (Minister of Finance, for example) being recommended by the Mills' administration.

Ghanaians, and indeed neighboring countries, are still praising the success of the country's election process.

Ghana's reporters were diligent in reporting on the candidates -- their personalities, rallies and alliances -- but did a less stellar job in