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#GhElections: Voters show up at polling centres hours before opening of polls

Millions of Ghanaians all over the country will head to the polls this morning, December 7, 2016 to take part in the country’s seventh elections of the fourth republic. But a number of them decided to get a head start by queuing as early as 11 hours to the opening of polls at 7 am today [Wednesday]. One of the earliest ...

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We haven’t imported erasable pens to rig elections – EC

Charlottee Osei

Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) has denied allegations by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) that it has imported special pens able to erase ink marks on election result sheets in a bid to rig Wednesday’s polls. Charlotte Osei, the chairperson of the Commission in a press briefing ahead of the elections said, no such move has been initiated as the commission ...

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Mahama to address Ghanaians tonight

President John Dramani Mahama will this evening, December 6, 2016 address the nation, barely a day to the December 7 polls. A statement from the presidency said the address will be live on radio and TV at 9pm. “The President of the Republic of Ghana and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, HE John Dramani Mahama, will at 9pm tonight, on ...

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EC bans motorbikes, alcohol at polling stations

The Electoral Commission has banned the use of motorbikes at various polling stations on election day, December 7, 2016. The Commission has also instructed the security personnel to block access routes to persons who intend using motorbikes at the various polling stations. Addressing the press on Tuesday, Charlotte Osei, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission further stated that the sale of ...

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Wontumi didn’t stage fake thumb-printed ballots story– NPP

The opposition New Patriotic Party in the Ashanti Region has rejected claims that its Regional Chairman, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, also known as Chairman Wontumi masterminded the planting of the fake ballot papers that were intercepted by the Police in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi on Monday. “The NPP has absolutely nothing to do with the criminal act to thumb print ...

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215 women benefit from free breast screening

215 women drawn from the Rehoboth Apostolic Church, Sakaman in the Greater Accra Region have benefited from a free breast screening exercise organized by the outreach team from Breast Care International (BCI). Ahead of the free breast screening was an awareness creation talk by BCI President, Dr. Beatrice Wiafe Addai, who highlighted some non- communicable diseases, notably hypertension and diabetes, ...

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NDC, NPP, thinking of votes not solutions – JOY

The only independent presidential candidate in the 2016 general elections, Jacob Osei Yeboah has accused the various political parties including the National Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party of luring Ghanaians with promises just for votes. According to him, these parties do not have the interest of Ghanaians at heart and are only concerned about securing votes in the ...

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Shatta Wale performs at NDCrally at Accra Sports Stadium

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#GhElection: Drone Shots of NDC Rally

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Dec polls: NPP transports over 3,000 students to vote

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is transporting nearly 3000 students of the University of Ghana to various destinations across the country to cast their ballot tomorrow [Wednesday]. Citi News’ Caleb Kudah reported that hundreds of enthusiastic students gathered at the basketball court of the University as early as 2am on Tuesday, awaiting arranged buses to take them to their destinations. ...

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