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Why Tain is now voting in run-off

Voting did not take place in all the 144 polling stations in the Tain Constituency in the Brong Ahafo Region following a protest by a group of New Patriotic Party (NPP) members, led by the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Mr Joe Danquah, that the Regional Office of …

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Ghana Elections: Political parties storm Tain

The two main political parties contesting the hottest and longest held elections ever in the recent democratic history of Ghana, have stormed Tain (pronounced Taa-in) Constituency in the Brong Ahafo region where the winner is likely to be decided. A run-off voting is due in the area Friday, January 2, …

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Tain: Where Ghana decides

The battle to replace President J. A. Kufuor as Ghana’s next president is still deadlocked, and a third and final decider has been fixed for January 2, 2009. The Tain Constituency of the Brong Ahafo Region, with a voter population of 53,880, is the battleground for the final determination of …

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Ghana Elections: Tain to decide winner

Ghana’s 2008 elections could be decided by the results of the yet to be held elections in the Tain constituency of the Brong Ahafo region. The elections would be held on January 2, 2009. Announcing the results of 229 constituencies out of the 230, at a press conference Tuesday December …

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Ghana run-off: Results today

The Electoral Commission (EC,) will this afternoon declare the final results of the presidential run-off. As of press time yesterday, the EC had declared 200 constituency results at the Ghana International Press Centre, with the flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills in a …

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No room for vendetta – Mills declares

Professor John Evans Atta Mills, Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said there would be no room for vendetta in his administration, when he is declared winner of Sunday’s presidential runoff. “As the nation waits for the official declaration by the Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC)…the …

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Ghana run-off voting – Prof. Mills gets 52%

Prof. John Evans Atta Mills, Presidential Candidate of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has bagged 4,065,883 valid votes representing 52.10 percent of 200 Constituencies officially declared by the Electoral Commission on Monday. The Presidential Candidate of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo polled …

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Ghana run-off voting – Prof. Mills heads for victory

John Atta Mills, Ghana’s former vice president, headed for victory in the west African nation’s presidential runoff election that will determine who gets to spend the revenue from recent oil discoveries. Mills, head of the National Democratic Congress, had 4.2 million votes, or 51.1 percent of the vote, from 211 …

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Two communities boycott run-off voting in Ghana

The Chiefs and people of Jumbo and New Agou in the Nkwanta-South constituency did not vote in the presidential run-off in Ghana, Sunday December 28, 2008, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) has reported. According to the report, the two communities were protesting a political decision by government in making them …

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Ghana investigates vote fraud claims

Election monitors in Ghana are investigating claims of fraud as votes in the closely-fought presidential run-off poll continue to be counted. Supporters of Nana Akufo-Addo, of the governing party, and the opposition’s John Atta Mills claim the other side committed vote fraud and intimidation. Mr Addo defeated his rival by …

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