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Ghana elections for run-off December 28

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced December 28, 2008 as the day Ghanaians would go back to the polls to decide on who rules the country for another four years. The Chairman of the EC, Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan made the announcement Wednesday afternoon December 10, 2008, at a parked …

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Ghana Elections: EC to declare results Wednesday

The Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan will announce results of the Sunday, December 7 elections at 2pm Wednesday, December 10. The information relayed from the Electoral Commission to journalists at the Ghana International Press Centre where election results are posted for onward distribution to various media houses and the …

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Ghana’s elections set for run-off

The winner of the keenly contested general elections in Ghana will eventually be decided in a run-off. Certified results declared so far by the Electoral Commission (EC) indicate that the front runner, Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) cannot garner the 50%+1 votes to win the Presidential election. …

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Ghana Elections: NPP leads after 142 certified results

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Presidential Candidate of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Tuesday took a leap forward in the December 7th Presidential Election in 142 certified results.     Electoral Commission (EC) certified results made available to Ghana News Agency, indicates that Nana Akufo Addo leads with 2,657,652 votes …

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Ghana Elections: EC assures Ghanaians

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, has assured Ghanaians that the results of last Sunday’s elections will be made public soon after they have been received and authenticated at the commission’s headquarters in Accra. In a statement issued in Accra yesterday, Dr Afari-Gyan said it was …

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Ghana elections: Ministers, MPs, party chieftains defeated

With the certified results so far released by Ghana’s Electoral Commission, six ministers, nine members of parliaments and party stalwarts have been consumed in the fiercely contested general election held last Sunday. The final results are now a subject of uncertainty, particularly for the ruling party, New Patriotic Party (NPP), …

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Nduom not interested in ministerial post

Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, Presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), says he will not accept ministerial appointment in any government. The man who was expected to cause an upset in Ghana’s 2008 elections, but failed to impress as the results trickled in says he has no interest in …

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Ghana’s election tight as results trickle in

Ghana’s two main presidential candidates are running neck-and-neck as votes continue to be counted a day after the country’s peaceful elections. It is a public holiday and people are glued to their radios and television sets as the results trickle in. A number of ministers have lost their seats in …

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Ghana elections: Akufo-Addo leads

Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo, the candidate of the ruling New Patriotic Party, took the lead in results from yesterday’s election, which will determine who manages wealth from recent oil discoveries. Akufo-Addo, 62, won 752,114 of the votes so far counted compared with 697,341 for his main rival from the National Democratic …

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Ghana elections: More falls emerge

The 2008 general election has so far panned out as a straight contest between the ruling New Patriotic Party and National Democratic Congress, true to pre-polls predictions. What is emerging, is a strong indication the opposition NDC could be making gains in parliamentary seats should current trends persist. At Adenta …

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