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Don’t use zongo communities as amoury – Politicians told

Zongo communities have been urged to resist attempts by politicians to look up to them as “amoury reserves” to foment trouble in the 2012 general elections. Sheikh Abdul Barki Sawla, an adviser to the Islamic Council for Development and Humanitarian Services (ICODEHS), who made the appeal, said politicians had been …

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Ghana election 2012: EC gets first batch of equipment in preparation for biometric registeration

The Ghana Electoral Commission (EC) has received the first batch of equipment in preparation towards the carrying out of biometric registeration for the 2012 general elections in December. Ghanabusinessnews.com sources knowledgeable about the development have said the equipment arrived at the Kotoka International Airport last week and were cleared on …

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Dr. Nduom chooses February 25th to hold PPP national congress

The founder of the latest political party, the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr. Paa Kwasi Nduom has chosen February 25th next month to hold national congress. He said the national congress would be used to outdoor the party’s flagbearer and parliamentary candidates for the December general elections. Dr. Nduom made …

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Elect NDC parliamentary candidates with revolutionary spirit – Former DCE

Mr Frank Gyamwodie, first District Chief Executive of the Ho District Assembly, has exhorted delegates of the National Democratic Congress’s (NDC) constituency primaries to elect parliamentary candidates imbued with the Party’s “revolutionary spirit”. He said that was the only way the NDC could halt the alienation of its rank and …

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KEEA CPP Constituency, Polling Station executives resign en-block

The constituency and polling station executives of the Conventions Peoples’ Party (CPP) at Komenda- Edina- Eguafo- Abrem (KEEA) have resigned en-block in support of Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, who resigned from the party. A statement issued by the executives said: “We bemoan the mean and disgusting treatment suffered by Dr …

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CPP takes decisive action against executives

The Central Committee of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) in a unanimous decision on Thursday interdicted five executive members of the Party pending the outcome of disciplinary proceedings. They are; Mr Murtala Mohammed, National Youth Organiser, Ms Mary Ankomah-Boakye Boateng, National Women’s Organiser, Dr Ben Kwofie, Ashanti Regional Chairman and …

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We still need former President Rawlings – NDC Old Guards

The Old Guards Association of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged the leadership to take steps to address the concerns raised by the party’s founder, ex-President Jerry Rawlings. It said everything should be done to enlist the support of the former President for the party’s re-election bid and …

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No “protocol recruitment in elections” – Afari-Gyan

Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC) on Wednesday cautioned senior officers of the Commission to be wary of politicians who might want to use them for undeserved advantages during the 2012 General election. The EC Chairman, who gave the warning at a- three-day training for Deputy Regional …

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DCE appeals to Ghanaians to renew mandate for Mills in 2012 elections

The District Chief Executive of Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam, Mr Peter Light Koomson, has appealed to the electorate to renew President John Atta Mills’ mandate for a second four-year term. He said President Mills had brought more development to the country in only three years than any other government after late President Osagyefo …

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Government will not merge two Kassena district assemblies – Abuga Pele

Mr Abuga Pele, National Coordinator of National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), has refuted allegations that government is planning to collapse Kassena Nankana West District Assembly and merge it with Kassena Nankana East District. He said it is rather the intention of the government to explore every means possible to carve …

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