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EC to announce winner of Ghana Election 2008

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana would today January 3, 2009 announce the winner of the longest, tense and hotly fought presidential election in the history of Ghana. The election which started December 7, 2008 did not throw up a clear winner even though, the candidate of the ruling New …

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Ghana Elections: Nail-biting polls keep investors on edge

The stalemate in Ghana’s presidential elections is causing some anxiety among the investor community, according to a report carried by the Daily Graphic, Ghana’s leading newspaper. The newspaper says local business owners are going through stressful times trying to convince their foreign partners to remain calm, stay in the country …

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Voting takes off at Tain

Voting has begun in the Tain constituency Friday morning January 2, 2008, but New Patriotic Party (NPP) agents are absent at polling stations. The cliffhanger voting which is likely to decide the next president of Ghana following elections on December 7 and December 28, 2008 which failed to produce an …

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Ghana Elections: NPP boycotts Tain decider

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) is boycotting the run-off at Tain, but the Electoral Commission (EC) says it is going on with the elections. The NPP Thursday sought a court injunction to stop the EC from declaring the results of the election, but the Accra Fast Track High Court …

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Business activities halt as citizens wait for election results

Business activities in Ghana’s major towns of Kumasi and Tamale all in the northern part of the country and the capital Accra have come to a halt as tension appears to be rising following expectations of announcement of election results. Reports reaching ghanabusinessnews.com say businesses were responding to news that …

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Ghana run-off: Results today

The Electoral Commission (EC,) will this afternoon declare the final results of the presidential run-off. As of press time yesterday, the EC had declared 200 constituency results at the Ghana International Press Centre, with the flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills in a …

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No room for vendetta – Mills declares

Professor John Evans Atta Mills, Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said there would be no room for vendetta in his administration, when he is declared winner of Sunday’s presidential runoff. “As the nation waits for the official declaration by the Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC)…the …

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Ghana run-off voting – Prof. Mills gets 52%

Prof. John Evans Atta Mills, Presidential Candidate of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has bagged 4,065,883 valid votes representing 52.10 percent of 200 Constituencies officially declared by the Electoral Commission on Monday. The Presidential Candidate of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo polled …

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Ghana run-off voting – Prof. Mills heads for victory

John Atta Mills, Ghana’s former vice president, headed for victory in the west African nation’s presidential runoff election that will determine who gets to spend the revenue from recent oil discoveries. Mills, head of the National Democratic Congress, had 4.2 million votes, or 51.1 percent of the vote, from 211 …

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Ghana’s run-off elections – results still trickling in

Ghanaians voted in a run-off Sunday December 28, 2008 to decide the winner of elections that stated December 7, 2008, but from the certified results of about 178 constituencies released so far, there is no clear winner. As the results trickle in, the pendulum keeps swinging back and forth from …

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