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 “Election Petition has divided Ghana more than ever” – Haruna Atta

The Editor in Chief of the Accra Daily Mail, says the ongoing election petition hearing at the Supreme Court has worsened Ghana’s division as a people, in spite of whatever positive accolades may be ascribed to it. He says claims that the petition will help deepen Ghana’s democracy or help improve the electoral system are theoretical, but six months after ...

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Pink sheets reign in Election Petition hearing

Pink, a watered-down red colour, has been widely associated with affection. In many parts of the world, it is viewed as soft, pleasant and feminine. Pink has varied meanings that cut across politics, fashion, economics, sports and a host of other disciplines. Universally, the colour pink is associated with girls. In Ghana, however, pink means serious business. Pink in Ghana’s ...

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Errors can occur in elections – Afari-Gyan

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, yesterday conceded that errors could occur during an election because of the huge numbers involved in elections. He explained that two types of errors could easily be made at the collation centres, and named one of them as transposition error which involved entering spots wrongly when care was not taken in ...

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EC lawyer heckled at election petition hearing

Heated exchanges characterised proceedings in the presidential election petition at the Supreme Court Thursday, as counsel for the Electoral Commission (EC), Mr James Quashie-Idun, was heckled by both the bench and lawyers for the petitioners. That was the result of the EC’s failure to file exhibits in response to the allegations by the petitioners. Therefore, attempts by Mr Quashie-Idun to ...

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