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IEA inaugurates Presidential Debates Committee for Election 2012

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) would on Wednesday April 25, inaugurate a Presidential Debate Committee to organise and host three Presidential Debates for Presidential Candidates of Election 2012. The committee, “IEA Presidential Debate Committee-2012”, is expected to map out strategies that would shape Election 2012 and the future of …

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Upper East Region receives more kits for registration exercise

The Upper East Regional Office of the Electoral Commission (EC) on Monday received 20 back up biometric kits in Bolgatanga. Mr Bruce Ayisi, Regional Director of the Commission said the kits would support the ongoing registration exercise and also strengthen the capacity of the region in containing related problems. He …

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Polling Stations are restricted areas – EC Official

The Cape Coast Metropolitan Director of the Electoral Commission, (EC) Mr Anthony Nyame, has cautioned Ghanaians that Polling Stations are restricted areas, which must be respected by all. He explained that anyone who did not have any business there should stay away from the premise. By the end of the …

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Avoid thuggery and hooliganism – NPP Group

The Nasara Club of the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) has appealed to Zongo Chiefs and Islamic Clerics to use their influence with the youth to discourage them from thuggery and hooliganism at the biometric voter registration centres. They should be advised and encouraged to reject any evil political agenda seeking …

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UK to provide GH¢17m support for Ghana’s 2012 election

The Judiciary remains committed to the speedy, just and fair adjudication of any electoral disputes that would arise before, during or after Election 2012. The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Georgina Theodora Wood gave the assurance at the formal signing ceremony for United Kingdom (UK) Aid’s support for Election 2012 in …

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Two communities in Volta Region boycott biometric registration exercise

Agou and Jumbo, two communities in the Volta Region, also known as “no man’s land” on Sunday chased away Electoral Commission officials seeking to register eligible voters as they continue to boycott all national elections related activities. The Registration Officials fled to safety from the rampaging community members to protect …

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CPP poised to fight corruption

Mr. Bright Akwetey, a presidential aspirant of the onvention Peoples Party (CPP), said the party would deal ruthlessly with corruption if voted into power in Election 2012. He said both the leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP) have done little about corruption, weakening the …

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Third phase of registration commences peacefully in Ayawaso Central

The third phase nationwide biometric voters’ registration exercise started peacefully, but with some challenges in the Ayawaso Central constituency of the Greater Accra Region. A visit to some registration centres in the constituency by the Ghana News Agency (GNA) indicated low turnout and shortage of registration materials. This has led …

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EC urged to extend registration in Berekum Municipal

Mr Kwaku Agyenim-Boateng, Member of Parliament for Berekum over the weekend advised the Electoral Commission to consider extending the deadline of the on-going biometric voters registration exercise at some centers in the municipality. He told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in an interview at Berekum that, the laptops for the …

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Nana Akufo Addo reiterates his commitment to improve living conditions

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo, the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the 2012 general elections has reiterated his commitment to improve the living conditions of Ghanaians if given the mandate. He assured Ghanaians that the NPP, through its programmes and policies, create jobs and other opportunities …

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