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2012 elections to determine peace in disputed chieftaincy areas – WANEP

The West African Network for Peace Building (WANEP), has observed that the 2012 elections is likely to determine the peace situations in areas with chieftaincy disputes. WANEP noted that over time, the dynamics in chieftaincy are changing along new political administrations and the increase of political activities, especially in Northern …

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President Mills receives special message from President Ouatarra

A delegation from  La Cote d’Ivoire, led by Interior Minister Ahmed Bakayoko on Friday delivered a special message to Ghana’ President  John Evans Atta Mills at the Osu Castle in Accra. Details of the message were not disclosed, but  were believed to be on the security between the two neighbouring …

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CPP forms 11-member Interim Steering Committee in Central Region

The Central Regional branch of Convention People’s Party (CPP) on Friday formed an 11-member Interim Regional Steering Committee to fill the leadership vacuum created by the defection of some regional executives to the Progressive People’s Party (PPP). A statement signed by Mr Kwasi Okofo Addae, Interim Central Regional First Vice …

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Political parties should not form unauthorised monitoring teams – Stakeholders

Representatives of political parties and other political actors in the Upper West Region have kicked against the formation of unauthorized political party monitoring teams for Election 2012. They explained that such unauthorized bodies among political parties have the potential of creating violence. The Youth in Election (YiEl) Project had provided …

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PPP will surprise NDC and NPP in 2012 polls – Nduom

Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, leader of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), has indicated that the party would surprise the two major political parties in the country, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in this year’s general election. “I want to assure you that the PPP …

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CPP appoints Shadow Cabinet

The Central Committee of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) on Thursday announced the appointment of spokespersons to speak for the Party and to champion the cause of all Ghanaians, particularly the most disadvantaged in our society. A statement signed by Nii Armah Akomfrah, Director of Communication, said under the Party’s …

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Ghana election 2012: Compilation of biometric register begins March 24

It is now certain that the compilation of biometric voters’ register by the Electoral Commission (EC) will be conducted from March 24 to May 12, 2012. The nation-wide registration exercise which will last seven weeks will take place at over 6,000 centres involving over 45,000 officials. As part of the …

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Muslim students appeal for peaceful 2012 elections

The President of the Ghana Muslim Students’ Association (GMSA) has appealed to the youth to stay away from acts that could mar the coming December general elections. Mr Rabiu Mohammed noted that the support of young and energetic people were more likely to be sought by politicians, who would be …

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CPP hit by more defections in Ashanti

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) continues to be hit by defection as 250 CPP executives in the Ashanti Region, announced that they have joined Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom’s Progressive Peoples Party (PPP). The group was led by the Regional Chairman, Dr Theophilus Kwofie, at a ceremony held at the Ghana …

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PPP will do things on different principles – Dr. Nduom

Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, the 2008 presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has told supporters of the his break away Progressive People’s Party (PPP)  that the party would be built on a solid ground and would want to do things on different principles. He said the PPP wants …

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