Posts tagged "Election"

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Report by Roxanne Scott, for Ghana Decides

President of the ECOWAS Commission, Kadré Désiré Ouédraogo, deployed an ECOWAS Observation Mission (EOM) to monitor the Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Ghana on 7 December.  EOM, made up of 250 observers, was led by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria.

EOM began arriving in Ghana on 28 November. 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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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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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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Report by Abu Mubarik, for Ghana Decides

The co-chairperson of Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO), VCRAC Crabbe urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to publish the results of the presidential and parliamentary elections on its website for the sake of “transparence and verification.” He made the call when he released the CODEO’s Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) …

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Report by Dominic Mary, for Ghana Decides

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The Mmeredane polling station in the Sunyani East Constituency had the first voter at 2am! I got to the station at 6:55am and met a long queue. I was asked to get a number and join the queue. I was the 575th person!  Voting began a few …

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Police

Ghana Decides can report that there is a massive police and military presence Airport West, Dzorwulu in Accra following reports of some protests in the area.

The crowd gathered at 4th Dzorwulu Crescent and the surrounding neighbourhoods following news of an Electoral Commission facility for transmitting results. A member of parliament, Frema Opare, said the …

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07 December 2012

Accra, Ghana

Introduction

The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has already issued its Mid-Day Report which stated that the setup and opening of polls generally went very well, though some polling stations were late in opening due to delays with the arrival of materials, with Greater Accra being the most affected region. As a …

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

07 December 2012

Accra, Ghana

POLLING DAY OBSERVATION: SITUATIONAL (MID-DAY) REPO

Introduction

The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has deployed about 4,500 trained, accredited,

non-partisan  rapid  response  observers.  Of  this  figure,  1,500  are  Parallel  Vote  Tabulation  (PVT) Observers. These observers are Ghanaians, from every walk of life, who have volunteered their time to help ensure that every …

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Report by Nana Adwoa Pinkra Anti, for Ghana Decides

Catherine Abelema Afeku is a female parliamentary candidate for Evalue Ajomoro-Gwira constituency contesting for a second term in parliament.

Catherine Abelema Afeku

She returned to serve her country with an MBA in Business Administration and over fourteen years of experience in Business, and expertise in management of resources. …

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