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Odike Declares support for Akufo-Addo

Embattled presidential nominee for the United Progressive Party (UPP), Akwasi Addai Odike, has thrown his weight behind the flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, ahead of this year’s presidential elections. Mr. Odike, who had earlier backed out of the 2016 presidential election, indicated that …

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Presidential Balloting: CPP picks Top Spot

The Convention People’s Party’s (CPP) presidential candidate, Ivor Kobina Greenstreet will occupy the first position on the presidential ballot for the December 7 elections. The flagbearer of the National Democratic Party (NDP) former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings comes second with President John Mahama of the ruling National Democratic …

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Donald Trump election win sparks protests in US cities

Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of several US cities to protest against the election of Donald Trump. Many shouted the slogan “Not my president”. Others burned orange-haired effigies of the businessman. Mr Trump will become the 45th US president after securing a surprise victory over Hillary Clinton. …

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“Tyrant” EC boss will plunge Ghana into chaos – Ayariga

The flagbearer of the All Progressive Congress, Dr. Hassan Ayariga has warned that the chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs. Charlotte Osei will plunge the country into chaos if care is not taken. Dr. Ayariga’s comments come after he was disqualified on Wednesday by the Electoral Commission again after the …

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PEACE COUNCIL ADVISES ELECTORAL COMMISSION

The National Peace Council has urged the Electoral Commission to assist the disqualified presidential candidates in making the necessary corrections on their nomination forms. The chairman of the council, Rev. Prof Emmanuel Asante wants the commission to desist from behaviours that would be seen as deliberate attempt to get some …

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OTUMFUO COMMENDS PRESIDENT MAHAMA

President John Dramani Mahama has been showered with praises and commendations by the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II as part of his Ashanti Regional campaign tour when he paid a courtesy call on him (Otumfuo) at the Manhyia Palace. His Royal Majesty said the president and the NDC government has …

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PRESIDENTIAL BALLOTING NOVEMBER 10 – EC

The commission said  this in a statement on Monday, 7 November, stating that by the judgement of the apex court, they “are to declare the candidates so nominated [after correction of errors] to contest the 2016 elections by close of Wednesday, 9 November 2016. The Electoral Commission (EC) has therefore …

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UNITED FRONT PARTY (UPP)’S VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE PULLS OUT OF THE 2016 GENERAL ELECTIONS

Just some few hours after the Supreme Court ruling ordered the Electoral Commission to offer an opportunity to all the disqualified presidential candidates to correct errors on their nomination forms, the UFP has found itself in yet another unfortunate situation.   The Vice Presidential Candidate of the party, Mr. David …

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Supreme Court orders EC to reinstate Nduom

The apex court of Ghana today ordered the electoral commission to reinstate the progressive people’s party’s presidential candidate  Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom. This comes after the high court ruled in favour Dr. Nduom which the commission went to the Supreme Court to seek clarification. The seven member pannel chaired by …

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