Four parliamentary surprises in Ghana.

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  • Minister loses: Veteran politician and Minister of Foreign Affairs Hanna Tetteh lost her seat to former telecoms executive George Andah. In 2014, a tweet by the minister appearing to mock the low turnout of a protest march organised by pressure group Occupy Ghana, which Mr Andah was a member of, attracted criticism from social media users
  • A Rawlings in government: Zanetor Rawlings, the eldest daughter of former President Jerry John Rawlings wins her constituency in the Greater Accra region
  • Political newcomer: Popular talk show host Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah wins his constituency with a wide margin
  • The youngest lawmaker: 23-year-old Francisca Oteng-Mensah of the NPP will be the youngest MP

 

 

 

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