Posts tagged "GFP"

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 072012

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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0 comments Dec 072012

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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0 comments Nov 292012

Photo Credit: GhanaWeb.com

The eight presidential candidates for the 2012 election have signed a peace pledge to express their commitment to ensuring a peaceful election. The pledge was signed at an event organised by the National Peace Council, the Manhyia Palace and the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) at the Great Hall of the Kwame …

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0 comments Oct 282012

Vice President Amissah-Arthur Ends Northern Regional Tour

Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has ended his five day tour of the three Northern Regions with a call on traditional rulers and religious leaders to preach peace ahead of the December Presidential and Parliamentary elections.

Speaking at the palaces of Gukpenaa, Dakpema, Bonlana as well as the Tamale Central Mosque and the authorities at the Anbariya Junior High School, all …

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0 comments Oct 232012

We were supposed to have had two female presidential candidates in this year’s election: Madame Akua Donkor, presidential candidate of Ghana Freedom Party (GFP) and Mrs. Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, presidential candidate of National Democratic Party (NDP). They didn’t make it passed the nomination; but we still have two female aspirants vying for the position of …

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0 comments Oct 212012

Presidential Debates Slated For Oct. 30, Nov. 20

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) will host a Presidential Debate for the Flagbearers of the four political parties with representation in Parliament has been scheduled for 30 October and 20 November in Tamale and Accra respectively.

The Vice Presidential candidates will face each other on 6 November in …

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6 comments Oct 092012

Someone once said, “If politicians thought we were all cannibals, they would promise us fattened missionaries just to get our support”. I am not sure who said that, but he must have been very famous or quite wise.

It is almost election time, and politicians have started making over-the-top campaign promises in an attempt to woo …

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