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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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Dest Report

Certified result

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Electoral Commission of Ghana has released the certified results of the Presidential Election on its Facebook page, some hours after meeting the Peace Council and representatives of political parties.

The certified results put President John Mahama at 5,574,761 representing 50.70 percent; Nana Addo’s 5,248,898 means47.74; and Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom gained 64,362 …

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Last Modified: Sunday, 9 December 2012. 8.28PM

Ghana Decides Desk Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Information we are picking up from the Electoral Commission suggest that the Commission, together with the National Peace Council may address the media very soon.

Ghana Decides spotted some members of the Peace Council heading towards the Conference Centre.

We will update on any further developments.

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Media organisations allowed …

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Ghana Decides Desk Report

NPP Chair, Jake Lamptey

The leading opposition party, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has challenged the provisional results of the 2012 Elections put out mostly by the media, accusing the National Democratic Congress of tampering with the results.

Addressing a press conference a while ago, the National Chairman of the party, Jake Obetsebi …

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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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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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Report by Dominic Mary, for Ghana Decides

St Mary’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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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Ghana Decides volunteers across the country are following vote counting at the nearly 2600 polling centres and 275 Constituencies. The EC has indicated that it might release results within 48 hours. It is uncertain whether that would be possible given the number of issues with voter verification.

Here are a few shots that we have been …

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