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Ghana congratulates new French leader

Ghana’s President John Evans Atta Mills on Monday congratulated Francois Hollande, President-Elect of France. A statement signed by Mr Leslie K. Christian, Chief Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Monday, indicated that the President said: “I have …

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Registered voters without cards will soon have them – EC Director

Mr Gabriel Manu, Tema Metropolitan Director of the Electoral Commission (EC), on Monday urged registered voters who could not be issued with their cards to exercise restraint. He gave the assurance that the Commission would address the problem and their cards would be given to them soon. Mr Manu made …

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IEA sets modalities for 2012 Presidential Debate

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), on Monday set out modalities to broaden the level of input by the general public into the Elections 2012 Presidential and Vice Presidential Debate. “The IEA is therefore requesting Civil Society Organisations, Associations, Public Institutions, the Private Sector, and the General Public to submit …

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Campaign in peace and avoid inciting violence – Asantehene

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, has advised politicians to be humble and truthful in their quest for power to lead the country. He said since power emanates from the people, they must refrain from acts likely to create confusion, and instead campaign for their votes. The Asantehene was speaking …

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Yendi prays for peaceful elections

A non-denominational thanksgiving service has been held at Yendi for the coming elections and peace in Dagbon. The gathering prayed for the President, Ministers of state, members of parliament and traditional authorities. Most Rev Vincent-Sowah Boi-Na, the Catholic bishop of Yendi, said as the country was approaching crucial national presidential …

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Birim Central registers over 75,000 voters

The Birim Central office of the Electoral Commission (EC) has registered over 75,000 voters in the just ended nationwide biometric registration exercise. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency at his office at Akim Oda in the Eastern Region on Friday, Mr John Appiah Baffoe, the EC Municipal Officer, said there …

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Adaklu Anyigbe commended for high turnout in registration excercise

Mrs Juliana Azumah-Mensah, Minister for Women and Children has commended the people in the Adaklu Anyigbe District for their high turnout in the on-going biometric registration. Mrs Azumah-Mensah who is also Member of Parliament of the area made the commendation in a chat with the GNA after touring some registration …

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No need for wholesale extension – Registration Officials

Most Officials of the biometric voters’ registration in the Ashanti region, say they do not support the idea of a wholesale extension of the exercise which ended May 5. They are of the view that the 40-days period for the registration exercise has been very successful in terms of the …

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Posterity will not forgive politicians who create confusion – Presby Moderator

Rev Alphonse Kodzo-Kuma, Moderator of the Ho-East Presbytery of the Evangelical Presbyterian (EP) Church, Ghana, on Friday said posterity will not forgive politicians whose actions and inactions throw the country into chaos. Rev Kodzo-Kuma was delivering the opening address at the 3rd Ho-East Presbytery Conference of the church in Ho. …

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Ghanaians must live in peace and unity – Akufo-Addo

The Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Friday said Ghanaians “should never allow the richness of our differences to become a currency of spite and hate.” “We must be proud to celebrate our differences and even share the occasional harmless jokes about where we …

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