Tag Archives: #GHElection

Serving my country: Losing an election [Article]

According to some trivia I read about Harold Wilson, Labour Prime Minister, some time ago, one of the things he missed most after leaving Number 10 Downing Street (Can’t remember whether it was when he lost to Edward Heath in 1970 or when he resigned in 1976) was the telephone. As Prime Minister, he never had to dial himself. Calls ...

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#GhElections: NPP’s Fuseini Issah wins Okaikwei North seat

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Okaikwei North constituency has been named the member of parliament-elect after beating his main contender, Abdul-Razak Issah of the National Democratic Congress by over 4,000 votes. Fuseini Issah, who is making his political debut won with a total of 28,083 votes while NDC’s Abdul Razak-Issah polled 23,617 votes. Other candidates in the ...

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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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#GhElections: Philip Addison takes campaign to churches

The New Patriotic Party parliamentary candidate for the Korle Klottey constituency, Philip Addison has intensified his campaign ahead of the December polls. He spent time on Sunday visiting various Churches in the constituency and urging them to vote for him in the upcoming polls. He told Citi News following his visit to the Church of Pentecost in Asylum Down on ...

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Joe Baidoe-Ansah loses Kwesimintsim NPP primary

The New Patriotic Party’s (NPP), incumbent Member of Parliament for the Kwesimintim constituency in the Western Region, Joe Baidoe-Ansah, has lost his bid to contest in the 2016 polls. In a fiercely contested primary, Joseph Mensah,  polled 187 votes, whiles Joe Baidoe-Ansah had 122 votes. There were two rejected ballots, whereas 30 delegates were absent. The primary had delayed due to the ...

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Uphold Ghana’s democracy during 2016 polls – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has urged Ghanaians to uphold the country’s image as a model of democracy in Africa in the 2016 general elections. Speaking at the Independence Square in Accra to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Adha prayers, President Mahama emphasized the need for Ghanaians to maintain peace before, during and after the elections. “As we gradually inch towards the 2016 ...

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