Posts tagged "2012"

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In September, Ghana Decides published an article on the hierarchy of Ghana’s court with relation to electoral disputes. Given the current post electoral situation, we republish the post here.

 

The Legal Resources Centre has published a picture displaying the various courts that deal with electoral disputes in Ghana. The effort is an attempt by the organisation to educate …

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The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers has called on all political stakeholders to maintain the peace and security in the country. The election observation body called on all aggrieved parties to seek redress in the law courts and advised leaders to desist from making statements that may lead supporters to disturb the peace in the …

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The largest opposition party in Ghana, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has challenged the results of the 2012 Presidential election, accusing the Electoral Commission of Ghana of colluding with the incumbent, National Democratic Congress (NDC) to steal votes.

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan, has denied the allegations saying the the NPP …

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0 comments Dec 112012

I was watching TV the night before the Elections – that was about 11:30pm – and they were showing people in Accra queued up. Wow! The Elections was at least 8hours away. For a people who are perceived for lateness, people were certainly taking the Election very seriously. One guy who was interviewed pointed at …

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Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond is a writer and the author of Powder Necklace

On Friday December 7th, Ghana held its Presidential and Parliamentary elections with voting extended into Saturday due to technical glitches with new biometric voting machines that required voters to ID themselves by their fingerprints. This was the sixth election held since the military regime of Flight …

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0 comments Dec 112012

Vote counting is a major feature in Ghana’s elections.

The writer, Nii K Bentsi-Enchill, is Editor of GhanaNsem, website on development and culture.

1. I meant 25 thoughts. Uncertified.

2. NDC won my scientific campaign song/video competition — one excellent one with a charming girl holding down the main vocals in front of maybe 50 dancing schoolchildren and a …

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Report by Jerome Kuseh, for Ghana Decides

Supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) all over the country have taken to the streets to celebrate the victory of their presidential candidate, John Dramani Mahama, in the 2012 general elections.

NDC faithful took to the streets clad in party colours with shouts of “e dey beee …

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0 comments Dec 092012

Report by N.Y. Sarpong

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan, has declared President John Dramani Mahama, candidate of the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC), as President-elect of the Republic of Ghana.

Dr. Gyan announced the results at a press conference at the office of the Commission at Ridge in Accra some minutes ago, …

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0 comments Dec 092012

The December polls revealed many interesting scenes in Ghana. The Ghana Decides video team went around to capture the feeling at some of the 26000 polling centres around the country.

From the Odododiodio Constituency:

From the Ayawaso West Wougon Constituency

From Ngleshie Amanfro

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0 comments Dec 082012

GNA

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Saturday denied it has engaged the services of an Israeli company to transmit election results on its behalf and assured the nation that no results can be manipulated.

“The Commission wishes to reiterate that election results are signed and sent by fax and no company has been engaged for any such …

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