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Two NPP supporters die in accident in Tamale

Two supporters of the New Patriotic Party lost their lives in an accident at Tamale on Friday evening after attending a party rally held in Nalerigu. The two had attended a rally, which introduced Dr. Mahamud Bawumia to the electorates, as the running mate to the party’s flag bearer, Nana …

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Half Assini residents want biometric registration exercise extended

A large number of unregistered people at the Adowenzo Electoral Area at Half Assini in the Jomoro district have appealed to the EC to extend the exercise to enable them to register. According to them they could not register despite several attempts because the printer at the registration Centre developed …

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Ghana to control resources under a CPP Government – Akwetey

The aspiring flagbearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Mr Bright Akwetey, has said that the party would ensure that Ghana take control of her natural resources and wealth that have been exploited by foreigners. The aspirant stated this when he met the delegates of the party from the 13 …

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Minister advocates fight against corruption in confirmation of DCEs

Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has appealed to traditional authorities, governance institutions and civil society organizations to assist the Ministry to tackle the alleged extortion and other underhand dealings by assembly members during confirmation of District Chief Executives (DCEs). He said the issue that …

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President Mills canvasses for votes in Central Region

President John Evans Atta Mills on Friday interacted with the chiefs and people of the Central Region, and canvassed votes for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Election 2012 to enable the party to continue with its developments plans. He asked God’s blessing for the people and urged them to …

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President Mills to inaugurate new assemblies in June

President John Evans Atta Mills, will inaugurate the 46 newly created district and municipal assemblies on June 19, 2012   Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, the Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) Minister, has announced. Those assemblies had already been gazetted and their Legislative Instruments (LIs) published for smooth take off. The …

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President Mills asked to create district for Nakpanduri area

Opinion leaders and youth of Nakpanduri, Bimbagu, Nasuan and its environs at the weekend, appealed to President Evans Atta Mills to consider creating a new district for the Nakpanduri area. The request was made at a press conference held in Nakpanduri in the Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District that was attended by …

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18 biometric registration machines in Tema faulty

Eighteen out of the 96 Biometric Registration Machines allocated to the Tema Metropolis are out of order, Mr. Gabriel Manu, Tema Metropolitan Electoral Officer, said at Tema on Tuesday. Consequently, he said, those machines had been sent to the Greater Accra Regional Office of the Electoral Commission, while 16 extra …

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President Mills nominates new MCE for Ga South

President John Evans Atta Mills has nominated Mr Jerry Akwei Thompson, as Ga South Municipal Chief Executive. A statement issued by Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development in Accra on Tuesday said, Mr Thompson was nominated by virtue of Section 243 (1) of the 1992 Constitution …

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EC to sanction registration officers who close before time

The Electoral Commission (EC) has said it would sanction registration officers that close before 1800 hours. Speaking to the GNA in an interview in Takoradi, Mr. Steve Opoku-Mensah, the Western Regional Director of the EC, said he had received complaints from prospective registrants that they were refused registration by some …

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