Posts tagged "Northern Ghana"

0 comments Dec 082012

A minor being convinced to vote. Watania Primary

Some minors were spotted yesterday in voting queues at the Watania Primary, Aboabo in the Tamale Central Constituency in the Northern Region of Ghana. The polling area has been described by our reporters as a no-go area for the media, ostensibly because of the involvement of minors …

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0 comments Nov 052012

Report by Abu Mubarik, for Ghana Decides

Mock Voting Receives Low Turnout

The Electoral Commission has ended its two-day mock voting exercise in some selected constituencies across the country. The exercise received low patronage.

The exercise was to test the efficiency of the biometric verification system, to educate political party agents and electorates on processes they are …

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0 comments Oct 302012

The first presidential debate to be held by the Institute of Economic Affairs comes off today, 30 October in Tamale, the Northern regional capital.

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The debate, which is scheduled to start at 6:30pm, involves four presidential candidates: President John Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC); Dr Abu Sakara of the Convention People’s …

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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 182012

For Immediate Release

Ghana Decides

Ghana Decides, as part of its election 2012 project, has undertaken numerous community engagements in Wa and its surrounding districts from 10 – 13 October 2012, which culminated in a 1-day social media training workshop for CSOs, NGOs and the Press from the Upper West.

Ghana Decides – A Blogging Ghana (BloGh) …

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0 comments Sep 052012

Written by

Nii Armah Akomfrah


The New Patriotic Party (NPP) “ Transformation Programme “  starts with a note thus “….we are saddled with unreliable power and energy supply, frequent water shortages and networks nationwide. Access to quality education and quality healthcare is limited to only those who can afford it.

Ghana has been declared the 2nd lowest globally with sanitation …

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0 comments Jul 132012

Abu Mubarik

 Kids wearing Batagari

The smock industry unlike the kente industry has been sidelined for long. Governments have come and gone but there seems to be no deliberate policy to project the industry.

The industry has witnessed some low patronage over the years and weavers can no longer be expected to hold their …

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