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Zoomlion to offer political parties discount during campaigns

Waste management company, Zoomlion Ltd, has pledged to offer its services at a discount to all Ghanaian political parties as its contribution towards the country’s upcoming general elections. Although the company does not state how much the discount will be, Zoomlion plans to deploy workers to all campaign venues in …

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NDC eyes more Ashanti votes in 2012 elections

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has projected to win more than 30 per cent of the total ballots that would be cast in this year’s General Election in Ashanti Region to brighten its chances of retaining power. Mr. Johnson Asiedu-Nketiah, NDC General-Secretary, said the Region had over the years remained …

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Some registered voters could lose franchise – EC

Some registered voters to whom adverse findings had been found against their registration could lose their right to vote if they do have their queries ratified during the exhibition of the voters register. Those to be affected include persons whose voters registration were captured by the biometric registration equipment outside …

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NPP officially outdoors 2012 Manifesto

The main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Wednesday became the second political party contesting Election 2012 to officially launch its manifesto after the Convention Peoples Party. Highlights of the manifesto anchored on: a free, fair and prosperous society, challenging Ghanaians to either move forward with the NPP or, according …

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NCCE predicts 95% voter turnout for Election 2012

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has predicted a higher voter turnout for Election 2012 and called on all stakeholders to marshal the necessary operational requirements to manage the high inflow of electorates on Election Day. NCCE survey made available to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on the …

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NDC, NPP blamed for low women representation in Parliament

The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) were on Tuesday blamed for the low women representation in Parliament since the inception of the fourth republic. “Being the two dominant political parties, which has alternated power since 1992, their conduct in selection of Parliamentary …

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NCCE outdoors Election 2012 campaign tool kit

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Tuesday launched a comprehensive Election 2012 campaign tool kit to serve as electoral instrument for measuring accountability and responsiveness of Political Parties to the needs of Ghanaians. The 88-page book titled: “Election 2012-Matters of concern to the Ghanaian Voter,” which is dedicated …

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NDC to launch 2012 campaign in Kumasi, Rawlings to attend

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) will launch its national campaign for the December general elections with a rally at the Jubilee Park in Kumasi on Thursday, August 30. President John Mahama, Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, Dr Kwabena Adjei, the National Chairman, Mr John Asiedu Nketiah, the General Secretary, and …

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Newly created La Dade-kotopon Municipal Assembly gets Presiding Member

The La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly, has elected Mr Augustine Nii Amoah Nai as its first Presiding Member. The Municipal Assembly is a newly created Assembly that was inaugurated in July, this year was curved out of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA). Mr Amoah Nai, 35, a teacher and an environmentalist, …

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President Mahama submits NDC nomination forms

President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday submitted his nomination forms as the flagbearer of the  National Democratic Congress (NDC), waiting to be endorsed at the party’s congress scheduled for Kumasi next Thursday. Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minister for Communication, and Member of Parliament for Tamale South, acting as representative of the …

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