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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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NPP heads to court again to stop Tain election

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is on its way to court Friday January 2, 2009 to try to stop the voting in Tain which is ongoing. Information reaching ghanabusinessnews.com says the NPP is heading to court again after its first attempt to stop the announcement of the election results with …

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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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Tain run-off will go ahead Friday

There have been rumours making the rounds that the cliffhanger run-off voting in the Tain constituency of the Brong Ahafo region, which could possibly decide the winner of Ghana Election 2008 would not come on as scheduled. But that is not the case. The election will come on as scheduled …

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Ghana Trades Congress commends EC

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) on Wednesday commended the Electoral Commission for the matured manner in which it has handled the results of the December 28 Presidential Election Runoff. “The matured manner in which the results were announced defused the tension and averted a potentially explosive situation,” a statement signed …

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Why Tain is now voting in run-off

Voting did not take place in all the 144 polling stations in the Tain Constituency in the Brong Ahafo Region following a protest by a group of New Patriotic Party (NPP) members, led by the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Mr Joe Danquah, that the Regional Office of …

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Ghana Elections: Political parties storm Tain

The two main political parties contesting the hottest and longest held elections ever in the recent democratic history of Ghana, have stormed Tain (pronounced Taa-in) Constituency in the Brong Ahafo region where the winner is likely to be decided. A run-off voting is due in the area Friday, January 2, …

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Tain: Where Ghana decides

The battle to replace President J. A. Kufuor as Ghana’s next president is still deadlocked, and a third and final decider has been fixed for January 2, 2009. The Tain Constituency of the Brong Ahafo Region, with a voter population of 53,880, is the battleground for the final determination of …

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Ghana Elections: Tain to decide winner

Ghana’s 2008 elections could be decided by the results of the yet to be held elections in the Tain constituency of the Brong Ahafo region. The elections would be held on January 2, 2009. Announcing the results of 229 constituencies out of the 230, at a press conference Tuesday December …

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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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