Ghana Elections

Ashanti Police Cites Ec For Inaction In On-going Registration Process.

Sunday, August 10, 2014 Police in Kumasi are frustrated about what they say is the Electoral Commissions failure to bring to their attention alleged acts to disrupt the ongoing registration exercise.There have been reports of attempts by some groups believed to be aligned to the NDC and NPP to foment trouble in some p ...

POLITICAL PARTIES AGREED TO COLLABORATE EFFECTIVELY AND EFFICIENTLY FOR THE 2016 GENERAL ELECTIONS

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 Registered Political Parties in Ghana have agreed and consented to the formation of the Association of Political Parties in Ghana APPG at the Head Office of Great Consolidated Popular Party GCPP 4th August 2014.The association was initially pioneered by six registered political parties such ...
An Egyptian expatriate living in Lebanon casts her ballot at the Egyptian embassy in Beirut.  By Anwar Amro (AFP/File)

Egypt court says 'devil guided' jailed Jazeera journalists

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Cairo AFP - An Egyptian court that jailed three Al-Jazeera journalists for alleged ties with Islamists said on Tuesday that the devil guided the group to spread false news defaming the country.Australian journalist Peter Greste, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Egyptian producer Bah ...
Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie gestures as he shouts from inside the defendants cage during his trial in the capital Cairo on June 7, 2014.  By Khaled Desouki (AFP/File)

Egypt Muslim Brotherhood chief given new death sentence

Thursday, June 19, 2014 Cairo AFP - A court in Egypt on Thursday sentenced to death Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie and 13 others over violence that killed 10 people in Cairo in summer 2013.Since the army ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July, hundreds of his supporters and Badie himself have already ...
Supporters of ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi celebrate after voting in front of a polling station in Cairo on May 26, 2014.  By Mahmoud Khaled (AFP)

Egypt votes in poll seen giving Sisi landslide victory

Monday, May 26, 2014 Cairo AFP - Egyptians voted for a new president Monday in an election expected to give a landslide victory to the ex-army chief who ousted the countrys first democratically-elected leader and crushed his Islamist movement.The two-day election is the first since the frontrunner Abdel Fattah al ...
Ramtane Lamamra, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Algeria, speaks at the Geneva II conference on Syria in Montreux on January 22, 2014.  By Jean-Marc Ferre (UN PHOTO/AFP)

Algeria election 'to have international monitors'

Sunday, March 09, 2014 Algiers AFP - International organisations and experts are to send observers to monitor the April 17 presidential election in Algeria, Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra said Sunday.Along with the Arab League mission which includes 110 observers, the African Union has decided to deploy 200 obser ...
An Egyptian woman shows her ink-stained finger after casting her vote at a polling station during the second day of voting on a new constitution on January 15, 2014 in the northern port city of Alexandria.  By  (AFP/File)

Egypt to announce results of constitutional referendum

Saturday, January 18, 2014 Cairo AFP - Egyptian authorities are to announce Saturday the results of a constitutional referendum that the interim government has hailed as a ringing endorsement of the armys ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.Initial tallies suggest the referendum held on Tuesday and Wednesday pas ...
An Egyptian woman waves a national flag as she queues outside a polling centre to vote on a new constitution on January 14, 2014 in Mounira, a district of Cairo.  By Vriginie Nguyen Hoang (AFP)

Egypt votes on constitution as violence highlights divide

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Cairo AFP - Egyptians queued to vote on a new constitution Tuesday amid high security, in a referendum likely to launch a presidential bid by the army chief who overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.An Islamist coalition led by the former presidents Muslim Brotherhood had called for a bo ...

Manhyia Palace denies bribery allegation

Thursday, September 12, 2013 The Manhyia Palace has categorically denied media reports that the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, facilitated alleged bribery of some justices of the Supreme Court to rule in favour of President John Dramani Mahama in the presidential election petition.Describing the reports as a move to ma ...

de Klerk proposes independent body for reforms

Thursday, September 12, 2013 A former South African President, Mr Frederik Willem de Klerk, has underscored the need for the institution of a commission made up of independent, widely respected and experienced individuals to oversee Ghanas proposed electoral reforms.He observed that although the Electoral Commission EC ...
Kweku Baako Jnr

Justice Dotse's Written Judgement Is 'A Telling Indictment' On Afari-Gyan

Thursday, September 12, 2013 .so far as I am concerned, Dr Afari Gyan has cut a very poor figure of himselfthe much acclaimed competent election administrator both nationally and internationally has evaporated into thin air once his portfolio has come under the close scrutiny of the court, said Justice Jones Dotse, one ...
Tsatsu Tsikata

Sanction Tstatsu For His Comments – Minority To GBA

Thursday, September 12, 2013 The Minority Caucus in Parliament is calling on the Ghana Bar Association GBA to sanction the lead counsel for the National Democratic Congress NDC in the election petition, Tsatsu Tsikata for his attack on Justice Anim Yeboah after the supreme judgment on the election petition case. Addres ...
Dr K. Afari Gyan

Calls For Afari-Gyan To Resign: It’s Unfortunate And Disgraceful

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 The New twist that has emerged after the ruling of the Supreme Court SC on the election petition case are calls for Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission EC to resign.Alliance For Accountable Governance AFAG and other political kingpins are of the view that if new elec ...
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