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2016 Elections: Counting begins nationwide

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

Officials from the EC counting the ballot papers

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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Nana Addo and wife vote at Abuakwa South

Nana Addo and wife, Rebecca Addo welcomed by a crowd of voters and sympathisers

The Presidential candidate for the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and wife Rebecca Akufo-Addo have cast their votes in the ongoing Presidential and Parliamentary Elections ongoing nationwide. They voted at the Rock of Ages Polling Station in Abuakwa South Constituency. Voting is ongoing in the 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary …

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Election 2016: EU observer group content with voting process

Head of the European Union elections observation mission, Tamas Meszerics

The head of the European Union elections observation mission, Tamas Meszerics has expressed satisfaction with Ghana’s Electoral process as he went round polling centers on Wednesday December 7. Meszerics who is in the country with his team to observe the 2016 elections are currently spoke to the #EIBElectionhub in the …

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No ballot box has been snatched at South Suntresso – EC, Police

Ballot box

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana says widespread media report of attempted ballot box snatching in South Suntreso in the Nhyiaso constituency is a hoax and wants the public to treat such with the contempt that it deserves. A report about the alleged act had gone viral on social media …

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2016 Election: Five macho men arrested in Tema Central

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THE PUBLIC Officer of the Tema Regional Police Command, A.S.P Juliana Obeng, has confirmed the arrest of five ‘macho men’ whose presence was alleged to have intimidated voters at the Datus polling station. According ASP Obeng, the voters felt uncomfortable to vote in the presence of the ‘macho men’ so they …

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2016 Elections: Man dies shortly after voting

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A 42-year old man Abdulai Amidu, died few minutes after casting his ballot at Kintampo in the Brong Ahafo Region. According to the verification officer at the Kintampo Methodist Lower Primary A Polling Station, Mrs Elisabeth Kuntaa, the deceased looked sick at the time he casted his vote about 10am. …

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Jaman North: Voting not postponed – EC

Electorates waiting in a queue to vote

The Electoral Commission has denied reports that voting in the Jaman North Constituency in the Brong Ahafo region has been called off. It comes after some media reports claimed that the ballot has been postponed to Thursday following disagreement over the voters roll.  Starr News sources say executives of the …

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NDC women hit street for Mahama

Mrs Felicia Mekpoi Bortey, NDC Regional Women’s Organiser, addressing the electorate at Prampram

PHILIP ANTOH THE GREATER Accra Regional Women’s Wing of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged women in the region to go out in their numbers on December 7, and vote for President John Dramani Mahama. According to the NDC regional women’s wing, projects around the country under President …

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NPP to establish integrated aluminium industry in Ghana – Akufo-Addo

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on his campaign trail

THE 2016 Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured Ghanaians that victory for him and the NPP in the December 7 elections will mean that the country will be put at the forefront of the industrialization efforts of West Africa. According to Mr. …

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