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National Campaign Manager of NPP, Mr Peter Mac Manu

NPP declares victory, wants Prez Mahama to concede

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it is on the way to win the 2016 general election and wants President John Mahama to concede ahead of the formal declaration of the results by the Electoral Commission. The National Campaign Manager of NPP, Mr Peter Mac Manu, urged President Mahama to …

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Majority Leader, Alban Sumana Bagbin

Bagbin retains Nadowli/Kaleo seat

Majority Leader, Alban Sumana  Bagbin is most certainly cruising to a comfortable win in the 2016 elections as provisional results has placed the veteran politician ahead in the tie. Results collated from most polling stations from the constituency has set the pace for Bagbin to retain his seat as the …

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Dr Bawumia (L) and Ambros Dery (R)

Provisional: Ambros Dery recaptures Nandom seat

Former minority leader Ambros Dery has recaptured the Nandom parliamentary  seat, provisional results have indicated. He has beaten the NDC’s  Dr. Mark Kurt Nawaane in the parliamentary contest. It is not yet clear the margin of victory. Mr. Dery lost the seat in 2012. He  served in two ministerial positions …

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NPP wins Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese seat

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has won the Abura Asebu Kwamankese parliamentary seat in the Central region, according to provisional results. The NPP’s Elvis Morris Donkoh defeated the the governing National Democratic Congress’ (NDCs) Dr. Samuel Kweku Hayford, a lecturer at the University of Education, Winneba. The Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese seat is …

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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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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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