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1,650 To Contest District Assembly Elections In W/r - Ec

Sunday, August 2, 2015 Takoradi, Aug. 2, GNA - A total of 1,650 candidates, comprising 1,592 males and 58 females have filed their nominations to contest the District level Elections (DLE) in the Western Region slated for September 1, this year. In addition, a total of 4,293 filed for the unit level elections made up o ...

EC spends GHȼ397m on District Assembly elections

Sunday, August 2, 2015 Tamale, Aug. 2, GNA - The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana is spending over GHâ 397 million on the up-coming District Assembly and Unit Committee elections due to judicial procedures that has not only delayed the process but had increased the financial burden for the nation. Mr. Amadu Sulley, ...

"We Have Seen The Light." A Powerful Motto Of United Zongo For Bawumia

Saturday, August 1, 2015 Politics power is a social contract that is being given to whoever seek the mandates of the people and in return expect massive developments and social transformation to the very people whose mandates was sought for and anything short of this calls for a change. Over the years, the Zongo c ...

EC asks political parties to train polling agents on electoral procedures

Saturday, August 1, 2015 Abesim, (B/A), Aug. 1, GNA - Political parties have been asked to train their polling station agents on the electoral processes and procedures to prepare them adequately, as Election 2016 draws nearer. Mr Samuel Boadu, the Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of the Electoral Commission (EC), who ...

No special voting for District Level Elections

Saturday, August 1, 2015 Wa, Aug.1, GNA - There will be no special voting during the upcoming District Level Election due to the large number of the electorate involved which makes it impracticable to do so. The Electoral Commission is challenged with logistic constraints, which involved the conveying of more than 12,300 ...

Okaikoi South Contest: Vicky Bright Wthdraws

Saturday, August 1, 2015 Vicky Bright NPP parliamentary aspirant for Okaikoi South Vicky Bright has left the race. She says her decision is informed by the fraudulent nature of the contest. Bright is accusing her main contender Ahmed Arthur of certificate-cheating. Her petition to party executives to disqua ...

EC to create more polling stations

Saturday, August 1, 2015 Ho, Aug. 1, GNA - Mr Joseph Kwaku Asamoah, Director of Finance of the Electoral Commission (EC), has hinted that the Commission would create more polling stations ahead of the 2016 presidential elections. This is to reduce pressure on the biometric verification devices and also ensure that the el ...

EC renews warning on electoral offences and penalties

Saturday, August 1, 2015 Cape Coast, July 31, GNA - The Electoral Commission (EC) has reiterated that it is a violation of the laws governing the District Level Elections(DLE), for any political party, identifiable group or individual to mount a platform to campaign for a candidate. Mr Christian Owusu Parry, Public Affai ...

Are doctors going to operate filling stations with new fuel demands? Amaliba asks

Saturday, August 1, 2015 A lawyer for the governing National Democratic Congress is stoking the flames with comments that will potentially worsen the crisis in the health sector. Abraham Amaliba does not understand why doctors will demand 80-100 gallons of petrol as part of proposals for a new conditions of service. ...

Joe Appiah Leads Housing Delegation To US

Saturday, August 1, 2015 Justice Joe Appiah The Deputy ranking member of Works and Housing Committee of Parliament, Justice Joe Appiah, who is also the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma North, is leading a nine-member delegation to Chicago, Illinois in the USA to understudy Illinois 8 ...

Vicky Bright withdraws from Okaikoi South primary; accuses incumbent of forgery

Saturday, August 1, 2015 The former legal advisor to ex-president John Kufuor and an aspiring Member of Parliament for the Okaikoi South Constituency has withdrawn from the New Patriotic Party primary scheduled for Sunday. Vicky Bright is accusing her contender and incumbent Member of Parliament Ahmed Arthur of fraud. ...

Three DCEs hand over to Western Regional Minister

Saturday, August 1, 2015 Sekondi, July 31, GNA - Three District Chief Executives (DCEs) in the Western Region, whose tenure of office had ended, have handed over to the Regional Minister, Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo. They are Mr. Enoch Kojo Appiah, Shama, Mr. Slyvester Nouma Daddieh, Jomoro, and Mr. Peter Tweneboah Kodua, Bia W ...

Government's 47% performance threat to opposition party-ACEP

Friday, July 31, 2015 Executive Director at Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) Mohammed Amin Adams said opposition parties in the country must sit up since government rsquo;s 47% could be a threat to their chances in the 2016 election Mr Amin Adams said no party in government can achieve a 100 percent score and if ...
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