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Stop selling party cards – PNC Chairman

Mr E.A. Halm Quartey, Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the Peoples National Convention (PNC), has cautioned members to desist from selling party cards and promising that it would qualify them to vote in the coming congress. Mr Quarty said the regional congresses and the regional consultative conferences of the party …

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Peace Advisory Council advises government to take full responsibility of funding elections

The Upper West Regional Peace Advisory Council (RPAC) has advised the State to take full responsibility of funding national elections since mortgaging that job to foreign donors could be detrimental to governance. RPAC has also called for a level playing ground in respect of election funding since any discrimination could …

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Catholic bishops call on NCCE to sensitize electorate on elections

Catholic Bishops in the three northern regions have called on the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) to develop good strategies and appropriate messages to sensitise the electorate on the 2012 general election. The Most Reverend Paul Bemile, Catholic Bishop of Wa made the call at the opening of the …

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CPP NEC meeting cannot take place – General Secretary

The General Secretary of the Convention People’s Party (CPP),  Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, said on Friday that a proposed National Executive Council (NEC) meeting scheduled for November 30 cannot  take place because due procedure has not been followed. In a statement issued in Accra, he said the Party had received …

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Central Region moving out of financial crisis to economic recovery – Regional Minister

Mrs. Ama Benyiwa-Doe, Central Regional Minister, on Wednesday said the region was gradually moving out of the shadow of financial crisis and heading for economic recovery. She called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the region to work with Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and other stakeholders, …

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Leave Electoral Commission alone – Yagbonwura

The Overlord of Gonjaland, Yagbonwura Tuntumba Sulemana Jakpa Bore Essa I, has called on all political parties to refrain from setting the agenda for the Electoral Commission (EC). “I call on all political parties to dialogue with the Electoral Commission to ensure free and fair polls”, Yagbonwura said. He said …

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Political parties asked to ensure civil campaign

Madam Anima Wilson, Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, has called on political parties to ensure civility in the campaign ahead of Election 2012. She said Ghana could not afford any nasty political incidents given the global admiration for of democracy in the country. Madam Wilson, who was addressing the 20th anniversary …

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PNC leadership sued for electoral fraud

Five leading members of the People’s National Convention (PNC) have filed a writ at an Accra High against the leadership of the party for engaging street thugs to vote at the party’s national delegates congress in 2007. The five PNC members claimed that those who voted at the last national …

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PNC National Delegates Congress postponed

The Peoples National Convention (PNC) National Delegates Congress to elect a Flag bearer for Elections 2012 and other national officers slated for November 25th to 27th has been postponed. The postponement was necessitated by failure of the party to organise all constituency and regional conferences to elect officers, which were …

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