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Afari Gyan has high integrity, will be neutral in December polls – US official

US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Johnnie Carson has heaped high praises on the Chairman of Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan saying he has enormous respect for him. Mr Carson said with Dr Afari Gyan’s high integrity, he knows the EC boss will be …

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Make right judgment on December 7 – Dr Nduom

Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, Presidential Candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), has appealed to voters to make the right decision on December 7, to turn around the economic fortunes of the nation. He said the upcoming general polls were about the choice of competent and incorruptible leadership that could …

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Eva Lokko appeals to Zongo chiefs for support

Vice presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Eva Lokko has requested Chiefs in the Zongo communities in the Ablekuma Central Constituency of the Greater Accra Region to endorse the party to ensure victory in the December polls. Madam Lokko made the appeal on Monday when she led a …

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Residents of Papanso threaten to boycott December elections

Residents of Sampson Panpanso Number Two, a farming community in the Suhum Municipality, have threatened not to take part in the December polls if the area continued to be neglected in the provision of social amenities. Baffour Akufo Djan, the Odikro of the Community, disclosed this to the Ghana News …

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Ghanaians urged to prepare physical condition towards election

Mr Emmanuel Adamitey, Event Director of Fotobank Media Services Limited, an event management agency, has urged Ghanaians to ensure peace in the upcoming election and also condemn intemperate speeches by politicians. He said Ghanaians should embrace healthy lifestyles, especially regular exercises to keep them physically strong and healthy and urged …

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Don’t undermine integrity of December 7 polls – IEA Senior Fellow

Brigadier General Francis Agyemfra (rtd), Visiting Senior Fellow of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), has said it is important that political parties played by the rules of fairness and transparency. That, he said, was necessary to protect the integrity and credibility of the December 7 presidential and parliamentary elections. …

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Amissah-Arthur named Mahama’s running-mate

The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has named Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur as the running-mate of President John Mahama for the 2012 December elections. The announcement was made today September 18, 2012 following a National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting. Mr Amissah-Arthur was sworn-in as Vice President August 6, 2012 after …

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Ashanti churches want implementation of CRC White Paper suspended

The Local Council of Christian Churches in the Ashanti Region have appealed to government to hold on with the implementation of the White Paper on the Constitution Review Commission (CRC) report until its flaws were corrected. It described the sidestepping of the separation of the Attorney General’s Department from the …

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Nominate Amissah-Arthur as running mate – President Mahama told

The founding members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Central Region, have appealed to the flagbearer of the party, Mr John Dramani Mahama to nominate Mr Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, the Vice President as his running-mate for the December 7 elections. Mr Kofi Mintah, Spokesman for the founding members …

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NPP wants security personnel to wear name tags on voting day

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has appealed to the Inspector General of Police to ensure that all security personnel deployed to polling centres on voting day displayed their tags boldly for easy identification. Added to this, there should be special accreditation by the Electoral Commission (EC) to help the electorate, …

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