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Nduom urges electorate to vote against NPP and NDC

Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, the presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has said voting the National Democratic Congress (NDC) or the New Patriotic Party (NPP) into power again in the 2012 elections would amount to a major mistake on the part of Ghanaians. The two parties, he said, …

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Techiman chiefs threaten to boycott December Polls

The chiefs and people of seven farming communities in Techiman South constituency of the Brong-Ahafo Region have threatened to boycott the December general election if the road network in the area is not rehabilitated. The communities include Yamediagro, Domiabra, Kofi Lobikrom, Kusaase Line, and Woraso. The more than the 600 …

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Security agencies demonstrate readiness for December Polls

A demonstration exercise code-named “EX-BRIDGET” was held at the Liberation Barracks in Sunyani on Monday to prepare security agencies in the Brong-Ahafo Region for the December elections. The exercise was also aimed at helping to strengthen the existing links between sister security agencies. Teams from the Police, Army, Ghana National …

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Intensify education to promote political tolerance – NCCE

Mr Lord Larbi, Deputy Ashanti Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has asked the Inter-Party Dialogue Committees (IPDCs) to work hard to promote a political culture of tolerance in the country. He said without this and consensus-building among all key political actors, the electoral process could …

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President Mills thanks EC’s David Kanga for 19-year service

President John Evans Atta Mills on Monday expressed appreciation of the Government and people of Ghana to Mr David Kanga, immediate past Deputy Chairman (Finance and Administration) of the Electoral Commission (EC), for his invaluable service to the Commission and country . Mr Kanga, who went on compulsory retirement on …

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Victor Smith asks politicians to be law abiding

Mr Victor Smith, Eastern Regional Minister, has appealed to religious leaders to entreat political heads to respect State institutions and the laws of the country. He explained that, disrespect for State institutions established to ensure law and order do not promote peace but lawlessness. Mr Smith was speaking at the …

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Don’t create political turmoil in 2012 elections – Rev Ampiaw

Reverend Samuel Eric Ampiaw, Chairperson of the Central presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana has warned politicians to desist from acts that could create political turmoil during and after 2012 elections. He said there could be chaos if Ghanaians refuse to understand the political game and its regulations. Rev …

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No authority can influence Electoral Commission – Offiical

Mr Richard Asensu, Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Electoral Officer, at the weekend assured Ghanaians that no authority could control or interfere in the work of Electoral Commission towards Election 2012. He urged stakeholders to endeavour to play the roles expected of them effectively and efficiently to ensure a successful election. Mr Asensu gave …

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CPP to mark 40th anniversary of Dr Nkrumah’s death

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) on Thursday rolled out a programme of activities to mark the 40th anniversary of the death Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, First President of Ghana. A statement issued by Nii Akomfrah, CPP Director of Communications, and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra said the …

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Man sentenced for attempted double registration

The Bibiani Circuit Court on Wednesday sentenced Tahiru Issifu to 18 months imprisonment for attempting to register twice in the ongoing biometric voter registration exercise. Giving the facts of the case, DSP Raymond Kofi Erzuah told the court presided over by Mr. Emmanuel Ankamah that the convict first registered at …

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