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Photos: President Mahama Votes In Bole

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 President John Mahama spiced up otherwise apathetic district assembly elections held across the country today when he cast his vote in his hometown Bole. The elections throughout the country experienced low turnout. But the President found time to travel from Accra to the Northern region to parti ...

Fisherman who caused major setback to EC in March wins election

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 The fisherman, Benjamin Eyi Mensah who secured a Supreme Court ruling that prevented the Electoral Commission from organising the district level elections on March 3 has won the Eyipeh Electoral Area election in the Central Region. He secured 1063 votes to beat his closest contender Ebenezer Mens ...

NCCE must intensify education on elections - Gyan

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Sekondi, Sept. 01 GNA - Mr Alfred Ekow Gyan, the Deputy Western Region Minister, on Tuesday said the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) must intensify public education ahead of any future elections in the country to whip up voter interest and patronage. He made the call after visiting ...

GSAM will encourage citizens to demand accountability - Aquinas

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Cape Coast, Sept. 01, GNA - People at the grassroots would demand social accountability and transparency if they are well informed about the performance of their district assemblies, Central Regional Minister, Mr Aquinas Tawiah Quansah has noted. This, he believed, would also go a long way to red ...

Voting calm and peaceful in Asante-Akim South

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Juaso (Ash), Sept. 01, GNA - Voting in the district level elections has been smooth and peaceful in Asante-Akim South, with no reported incident of confusion in any of the polling centres. Materials for the election were delivered on time and the biometric verification devices (BVD's) are not pre ...

Voting Characterized with Apathy

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Accra, Sept 01, GNA - Apathy characterized the low turn-out in the on-going Local Level Elections to elect District Assembly and Unit Committee members. Some residents at Osu Kinkawe, the Ghana News Agency spoke to, said they have lost interest in the district assembly elections because they have ...

District Level Elections-Centres empty in Ho

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Ho, Sept. 01, GNA - District Level Elections started smoothly in the Volta Regional capital, Ho, Tuesday morning but with low turnout. The polling stations were virtually empty with no work for the Electoral Officers and agents of aspirants. At the Ho Sports Stadium Centre, at about 0845 only ...

Nii Coleman enters Korley Klottey parliamentary primary race

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Accra, Sep 1, GNA - Nii John Coleman, a 48-year old businessman, has picked nomination forms to contest the Korley Klottey Constituency Parliamentary Primary on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Speaking to newsmen later, Nii Coleman said the image of the party in the constitu ...

Apathy grips voting in Ayawaso East

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Accra, Sept. 1, GNA - Voting in the Ayawaso East Constituency Assembly Elections in the Greater Accra Region witnessed a low turnout in most of the polling stations visited by the Ghana News Agency (GNA). A visit to some of the polling stations showed that voting had not started as at 0700 hours. ...

Voting, peacefully underway in Dormaa Municipality

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Dormaa-Ahenkro (B/A), Sept.1, GNA - Voting in the District Level Elections (DLE) in the Dormaa Central Municipality has been smooth and peaceful since it began at 0700 hours today. When the Ghana News Agency (GNA) visited some of the polling stations between 0700 and 1000 hours, there had been no ...

District Assembly elections: Apathy in pictures

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Apathy has once again characterised the level of participation in the District Assembly elections to choose Assembly men and women. The elections costing some 400 million dollars did not show the returns of appreciable citizen participation. http://img.modernghana.com/images/content/r7m ...

No elections in Nkoranza North and South - EC

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Voters of Nkoranza North and South districts of the Brong Ahafo region are not participating in the ongoing District Assembly elections. The Electoral Commission says it has been advised by the regional and the district security councils not to hold elections there because of a possible disruptio ...

Accountability mechanism introduced into district assemblies

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Bolgatanga, Sept. 01, GNA - The Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, Mr Daniel Syme, said the implementation of Ghana's Strengthening Accountability Mechanisms Project (GSAM) would lead to the efficient management of public funds. Speaking at the launch of the project in Bolgatanga, the Minister ...
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