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President-elect Akufo-Addo advises Transition Team

President John Mahama(L) and President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo

PRESIDENT-ELECT Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has advised the Transitional Team inaugurated on Sunday to oversee the preparation towards the handover of power from the out-going President John Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration to the incoming one to be headed by Mr Akufo Addo. The team comprises members from …

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NPP had the right message – Oppong Nkrumah

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Member of Parliament-elect for the Ofoase-Ayirebi Constituency

The Member of Parliament-elect for the Ofoase-Ayirebi Constituency in the Eastern region Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says the New Patriotic Party won the elections partly because they had the right messages that connected with voters.Mr. Akufo-Addo defeated President John Mahama in last week’s election with a landslide victory securing 53.85% of …

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I got zero votes where my pastor voted – PNC’s Edward Mahama

Presidential candidate of the People's National Convention (PNC), Edward Nasigre Mahama

The Presidential candidate of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Edward Nasigre Mahama has blamed the abysmal performance of his party in the just-ended general elections on electoral irregularities after failing to register a single vote at the polling station where his pastor voted. Dr Mahama in an interview on Joy …

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Heavy military at Kpone Katamanso : As Afotey Agbo retains seat

Re-elected MP for Kpone Katamanso, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, acknowledging cheers from the crowd amid some heavy military presence at the collation centre

MUNTALLA INUSAH |muntalla.inusah@dailyheritage.com.gh THERE WAS heavy military presence at the Kpone Katamanso Constituency’s collation centre for well over thirty-six hours during the collation of the presidential and the parliamentary elections. Though police officers were spotted there in their numbers, the military officers were added to create an enabling environment for …

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Concede defeat – Akufo-Addo tells Mahama

President John Mahama and Nana Addo Dankwah

Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is asking President John Dramani Mahama to concede defeat in Wednesday’s presidential poll. He believes that Mr. Mahama’s concession will defuse the tension that is gradually mounting in the country. Scores of supporters of both NPP and the …

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Respect the will of the people – Commonwealth Observer Mission ON Ghana’s Elections

Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group, Thabo Mbeki interacting with the media

As the people of Ghana await the final outcome of the elections, Chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group, Thabo Mbeki, commended the country for its role in ensuring the success of the electoral process so far. However, he called on all political parties and candidates to allow the Electoral Commission …

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Voting begins in Jaman North constituency

Jaman begins voting

Voting has begun earnestly in the Jaman North constituency of the Brong Ahafo Region. Wednesday’s presidential and parliamentary polls were postponed by the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana to Thursday, December 8, 2016, following disagreements by the various political parties over the list of voters on the register. The failure …

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

A woman voting

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

File photo

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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