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Alhaji Amadu Sorogho

Amadu Sorogho loses Abokobi-Madina seat

The incumbent Member of Parliament for Abokobi-Madina constituency, Amadu Sorogho has lost to Abubakar Saddique Boniface of the opposition New Patriotic Party. Sorogho, who has represented the constituency for two terms was defeated by the former Member of Parliament for East Gonja and a Minister of State in the erstwhile Kufuor administration. …

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President John Dramani Mahama

Mahama Campaign urges NDC supporters to remain calm

The John Mahama 2016 Campaign has encouraged supporters of of the National Democratic Congress  (NDC ) to remain calm because from the “parallel vote tabulation President John Dramani Mahama is in a comfortable lead. “Let us continue to ignore and treat with contempt, claims by some radio and TV stations …

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Police reinforcement required for counting of votes in Pwalugu

EC officers and party agents in the Anglican Mission School in Pwalungu, a polling station in the Talensi Constituency, are unable to count votes due to an overwhelming crowd.  The Upper East Regional Police Command has been asked to deploy more police and military men to to help restore calm …

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EC officer arrested over electoral fraud in Bekwai

An electoral officer at the Methodist Primary School polling station at Bekwai in the Ashanti region has been arrested for allegedly committing multiple electoral offences. According to Joy News’ Kwesi Debrah, the officer, was caught giving out two or more ballot papers to electorate perceived to be supporters of the …

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NDC/NPP supporters clash at border town

One person sustained a head injury following a clash between sympathizers of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Deme, a border town at Dzodze in the Ketu North Constituency. Mr Redeemer Dedzo, Volta Regional Police Commander told the Ghana News Agency that the clash …

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A woman voting

AFRAM PLAINS NORTH: Voting in Dwarf Island extended to 10pm

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana says it has extended voting in Dwarf Island in the Afram Plains North constituency to 10; 00 pm. The decision, according to the electoral management body, is due to late kick-off of the polls. Voting commenced in Wednesday’s presidential and parliamentary polls at 07:00 …

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2016 Elections: Counting begins nationwide

The counting of ballot papers has begun across the country with about 15, 712, 499 registered voters expected to have voted at 28, 992 polling stations nationwide. The counted ballot papers will be transferred onto the ‘pink’ sheets to be taken to the constituency collation centres for final collation and the results …

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Election 2016: Voting ends, counting begins

Wednesday’s polls have been closed across the country officially by the Electoral Commission. The polls opened at exactly 7am at majority of the polling centers except for a few centers, paramount among which was the Jaman North Constituency where there were some disagreement over the voter transfer list which the …

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Officials from the EC counting the ballot papers

2016 Elections: Voting ends peacefully in the Northern Region without incident

The 2016 General Elections has come to an end across the country with the Northern Region known as one of the hotspots in the country having a smooth and incident-free elections. Some of the challenges recorded at some polling stations were the inability of persons to be verified manually, while …

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Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur

Voting process very efficient – Veep

The Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has described today’s voting process as very efficient. Mr. Amissah Arthur who cast his vote around 11:30am at the Accra High School polling station in Accra  expressed his  excitement with the voting system. According to him, it took just about a minute to vote. The …

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