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Nana Addo urges Electoral Commission to be transparent in 2012 elections

Nana Akufo-Addo, flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to organize the December elections in a transparent manner for a clear-cut winner to be chosen. He made the call when speaking on “Our Yearning for Peace” at the National Interdenominational Prayer Service …

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CPP re-schedule date for filling of flagbearer forms

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) on Friday re-scheduled the date for filling of nomination forms from for presidential aspirants due to the dynamic development within the Nkrumahist front for a common agenda for Election 2012. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in an interview in Accra, Mr Ivor Kobina …

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NDC MP for Adenta Constituency out

Mr Kwadwo Adu Asare, National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament for Adentan Constituency on Saturday lost the seat to Mr Emmanuel Nii Ashie Moore. At the end of voting, Mr Asare obtained 17 votes of the valid ballot cast, whilst Mr Moore obtained 78 votes to win the seat. Dr …

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NDC primaries: Tettey-Enyo defeated

Ms Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe Ghansah, has won the Ada Constituency primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) by defeating the incumbent and former Minister of Education, Mr Alexander Tettey-Enyo on Saturday. She obtained 149 votes of the valid ballots cast as against 114 votes acquired by Mr Tettey-Enyo whilst Mr …

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NCCE ready for Elections 2012

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Friday rolled out a strategic activism blue-print towards creating conducive peaceful environment for election 2012. The blue-print tagged: “Stand Up for Ghana,” focuses on new brand image for the commission which revolve around promoting and sustaining democracy with a more dynamic approach …

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Political parties urged to help calm down political temperature

The Afigya-Kwabre District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Wilberforce Zangina has called for concerted effort by all Ghanaians, especially political leaders, to help stave off needless tension and violence as the country prepares for the December polls. He said it was important to be more …

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Dr Sakara joins CPP flagbearership race

Dr. Foster Abu Sakara, the running mate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) in the 2008 elections on Wednesday picked up a nomination form at the Party’s headquarters to contest the flagbearership slot of the CPP. A statement issued and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra by him …

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Aspiring MPs advised against vain political promises

Mr Alagskoma Asakia, member of NDC Council of Elders in the Upper East Region, has urged aspiring Members of Parliament (MPs) to consider supporting human capacity development since it was critical to empowering people economically. He said if peoples’ capacities were built, those from low resourced families could undertake income …

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Inter-party dialogue committee inaugurated

An inter-party dialogue committee tasked to ensure peace before, during and after the December general election has been inaugurated in the Dormaa Municipality with a call on political parties to tolerate each other. The committee, which draws membership from all political parties, traditional and religious authorities, security agencies, the media …

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Parliment resumes January 24

Parliament resumes tomorrow, Tuesday January 24  for the First Meeting of the Fourth Session of the Fifth Parliament of the Fourth Republic Parliamentary sources told the Ghana News Agency on Monday that the meeting would commence at 1000 in the forenoon at Parliament House in Accra. The fourth session, which …

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