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Technical problem halts work in Ghana Parliament

The business of the Parliament of Ghana was on Wednesday delayed as a result of a technical problem. The proceedings, which normally commences at 1000 hours had to be delayed, as technicians worked assiduously to fix the problem that impaired the communications network of the House till about 1240 hours. …

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Pilot biometric voter’s registration begins in Northern Region

The Electoral Commission (EC) in the Northern Region would undertake a pilot Biometric Voter’s Registration exercise in the Region from February 25-28, 2012 from 7:00am to 6:00pm daily in two polling stations. The exercise which is part of a nationwide project towards the 2012 general elections would be conducted in …

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Dr Sakara files nomination papers for CPP Flagbearership

Dr Abu Sakara Foster, Vice Presidential Candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) in Election 2008, on Tuesday filed nomination papers to contest for the party’s flag bearership slot for Election 2012. He declared that the oscillation of power between the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party …

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Ghana Parliament to set up committee to deal with arrest of MPs

The issue of how MPs involved in legal cases should be arrested and made to face the law like every citizen of Ghana without impeding their work as legislators took centre stage when the House reconvened on Tuesday. Parliament is therefore to set up an adhoc committee to determine how …

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Electoral Commission to conduct pilot biometric registration in Eastern Region

The Electoral Commission (EC) is to conduct  two pilot biometric registration exercises in the Eastern Region between February 25 and 29 to test the various arrangements made for the main exercise. The exercise would be conducted in one registration centre in an urban area and another in a rural area. …

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Catholic University students warned against party politics on campus

Professor James Hawkins Ephraim, Vice Chancellor of the Catholic University College of Ghana, at Fiapre in Brong Ahafo, has cautioned students against engaging in party politics on campus as that could derail their academic progress. He stressed that the authorities of the institution have become sensitive to the practice on …

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Vice President denounces political insults in election campaigns

Vice-President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday advised political parties and their foot-soldiers to concentrate their campaigns on issues and avoid personality attacks that had characterized previous elections. He said most of the insults and personality attacks were not only derailing political issues but tainted the democratic credentials of the country. …

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NPP is committed to peaceful elections – Nana Akufo-Addo

The New Patriotic Party (NPP)  has pledged its commitment to collaborate with the Electoral Commission  to ensure free, fair, transparent and peaceful elections in December. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the NPP in Election 2012, who made the promise, however, said under the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Government led …

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Former President Kufuor says Ghanaians yearn for Akufo-Addo

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor on Saturday said Ghanaians was looking forward to a quality leader like Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), to salvage  the country from its current crisis. He said the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Government led by President John Evans Atta …

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