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Tain has spoken, Ghana has decided – it’s Atta Mills

Prof. John Evans Atta Mills, the presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been declared president-elect by the Electoral Commission of Ghana. Following what has been described as a cliffhanger elections which started December 7, 2008, through December 28 and eventually January 2, 2009 at the Tain constituency …

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EC to announce winner of Ghana Election 2008

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana would today January 3, 2009 announce the winner of the longest, tense and hotly fought presidential election in the history of Ghana. The election which started December 7, 2008 did not throw up a clear winner even though, the candidate of the ruling New …

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NPP withdraws court suits against run-off

The New Patriotic Party has withdrawn all legal suits from the courts relating to the 2008 presidential elections. The party filed a writ in court on Thursday in an attempt to secure an injunction to restrain the Electoral Commission from declaring the winner after the Tain election. When that failed, …

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Voting over in Tain

The crunch run-off voting in the Tain constituency of the Brong Ahafo region is over and ballots are being counted. But before the final results are determined, National Democratic Congress (NDC) supporters have started jubilating. Reports reaching ghanabusinessnews.com say, the NDC supporters are clad in white, with some pouring talcum …

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Voting takes off at Tain

Voting has begun in the Tain constituency Friday morning January 2, 2008, but New Patriotic Party (NPP) agents are absent at polling stations. The cliffhanger voting which is likely to decide the next president of Ghana following elections on December 7 and December 28, 2008 which failed to produce an …

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NPP heads to court again to stop Tain election

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is on its way to court Friday January 2, 2009 to try to stop the voting in Tain which is ongoing. Information reaching ghanabusinessnews.com says the NPP is heading to court again after its first attempt to stop the announcement of the election results with …

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Ghana Elections: NPP boycotts Tain decider

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) is boycotting the run-off at Tain, but the Electoral Commission (EC) says it is going on with the elections. The NPP Thursday sought a court injunction to stop the EC from declaring the results of the election, but the Accra Fast Track High Court …

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Tain run-off will go ahead Friday

There have been rumours making the rounds that the cliffhanger run-off voting in the Tain constituency of the Brong Ahafo region, which could possibly decide the winner of Ghana Election 2008 would not come on as scheduled. But that is not the case. The election will come on as scheduled …

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Ghana Trades Congress commends EC

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) on Wednesday commended the Electoral Commission for the matured manner in which it has handled the results of the December 28 Presidential Election Runoff. “The matured manner in which the results were announced defused the tension and averted a potentially explosive situation,” a statement signed …

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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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