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Political Party agents unhappy about registration anormalies

Political Party agents at some registration centres in the Agortime-Ziope District, have called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to rectify some anomalies in the biometric voters registration exercise in the area. The agents, who represented the New Patriotic Party and the National Democratic Congress (NDC), expressed reservations at the non-availability …

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Ghana begins Biometric Voter’s Registration

The Nationwide Biometric Voter’s Registration exercise started Saturday at almost all the designated cluster one centres between 0700 hours and 0730 hours, Ghana News Agency early morning monitoring revealed. Registration Officials were seen busily but patiently attending to anxious potential voters through the registration processes, whilst others would be registrants …

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IEA sets up Political Parties Code of Conduct enforcement bodies

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has set Monday, March 26 for the inauguration of national enforcement bodies to monitor strict adherence to Election 2012 Political Parties’ Code of Conduct. According to the IEA, the enforcement bodies will awaken the political parties to the fact that their electioneering activities are …

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Parliament goes on recess

Parliament on Thursday went on recess for the Easter period after nine weeks of sitting and haven approved 11 appointees of President John Evans Atta Mills as ministers and deputy ministers. The House is expected to reconvene on Tuesday, May 15. During the nine weeks of sitting parliament passed 12 …

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EC puts biometric registration on hold in seven electoral areas in Akuse

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Friday suspended Biometric Voter Registration exercise in seven electoral areas within Akuse due to a legal suit before the Supreme Court. The electoral areas are Zongo Newtown, Akutue, Osukutu, Amedeka, Salom and Bungalow, a EC statement signed by Mr Christian Owusu-Parry, Acting Director of Public …

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National Youth Authority calls on eligible youth to register for December polls

The National Youth Authority (NYA) on Friday called on all eligible young voters, especially those who have reached the age of 18 and would be first time voters, to take advantage of the national biometric voter registration exercise to register in their numbers. “It is in registering that they become …

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Thirty-three clusters for biometric registration in Bolgatanga

The 133 Polling stations in the Bolgatanga Municipality have been clustered into 33 clusters for the biometric registration exercise. Mr Oscar Apemah, Bolgatanga Municipal Director of Electoral Commission, said on Friday that one more polling station left an orphan would also be captured in the exercise. He said this when …

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Use legitimate means to seek redress on biometric voter registration

The Greater Accra Regional Inter-Party Dialogue Committee (GARIPDC) on Friday called on political parties to use legitimate means to challenge any doubt about the eligibility of potential electorates during the Biometric Voter Registration exercise scheduled from Saturday, March 24 to Saturday May 4. “Only the specially designed challenge form by …

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Upper West Minister calls for immediate confirmation of Sissala DCE

Alhaji Amidu Sulemana, Upper West Regional Minister has appealed to members of the Sissala West District Assembly to immediately mobilize and confirm Mr. Moses Dramani Luri, the newly appointed District Chief Executive (DCE) to facilitate the speedy development of the District. He said this was an election year and many …

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