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Political leaders urged to accept election results

The Very Reverend Father Philip Opoku-Nyame, Parish Priest of the Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church at Pankrono, Kumasi, has reminded political leaders to accept to play by the rules to make Election 2012 transparent, fair and credible. He said it was important that politicians learned useful lessons from the unfortunate events …

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Let there be peace and unity in NDC – NDC MP

Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, Member of Parliament for Tamale Central, has appealed to members of the party to eschew petty rivalry and rather help the party to retain power in the 2012 polls. He said peace, unity and patience were necessary ingredients the NDC needed to ensure a resounding victory in …

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NPP Chairman urges aspirants to conduct peaceful primaries

Mr Gabriel Asana Abugre, Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has advised the 24 aspirants as NPP members of Parliament for the 13 constituencies in the region to ensure a peaceful exercise. Mr Abugre gave the advice when he addressed the aspirants, constituency chairmen and secretaries …

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Easter should promote peace and unity- Group

The Ashanti Regional Zongo Caucus of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), says the Easter occasion was symbolic and spiritually significant and as such it should be celebrated in a manner that promotes peaceful co-existence and unity. The Caucus appealed to the citizenry to strive for religious tolerance, inter-tribal harmony and …

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Assembly-members asked to cooperate with their chief executives

Madam Ama Benyiwa-Doe, Central Regional Minister on Friday called on assembly members to rally behind their district chief executives (DCEs) to facilitate the developments of their areas. She said it was only when there was peace and unity among the assembly members and DCEs that development could take place. Madam …

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Youth group assures President Mills of rousing welcome

The Gbewaa Youth Group, a group within the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has assured the President, John Evans Atta Mills and his entourage of a massive and resounding welcome to Tamale, during his intended tour of the Northern Region. They are also calling on all lovers of the party to …

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Former President Kufuor back home after observing Nigerian polls

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor returned home Tuesday night from Abuja, Nigeria, after leading a 40-member African Union observer mission to witness that country’s presidential elections that was held on Saturday, 16 April, 2011. A statement signed by Mr Frank Agyekum, Spokesperson, Office of the former President, copied GNA in …

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NDC sets filing fees for presidential aspirants

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) National Executive Committee on Monday announced fees for candidates to contest its July election to choose a flag bearer saying male contestants would pay GH¢ 20,000 while female contestants would pay GH¢ 10,000. “The NDC National Executive Committee has approved a non-refundable fee of GH¢ …

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No e-voting in 2012 elections but biometric register may be used

The Electoral Commission (EC) has made it clear that electronic voting (e-voting) will not be applicable in the 2012 general election because the time is not yet appropriate for that system. It, however, indicated that it would most likely use a biometric register for the conduct of Election 2012. The …

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Mike Oquaye launches campaign

The aspiring Parliamentary Candidate for Dome-Kwabenya area, Lawyer Michael Nii Nortey Oquaye over the weekend launched his party’s campaign at a special ceremony in his residence. The launch was attended by a large number of party faithful including the NPP Taifa North Co-ordinator Mr Dickson Yaw Fofie. In a speech, …

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