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NDC may fight 2016 presidential results in court

The Governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) may challenge the results of the December 7 presidential elections in the Supreme Court should the Electoral Commission declare in favour of opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo, Mr Abraham Amaliba, a member of the legal team of the party has said

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I will accept outcome of polls – President Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama on Friday gave the assurance that he would respect the outcome of last Wednesday’s elections, “whether positive or negative”. He was addressing supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who had called on him at his residence in Accra. “We are a party that respects the rule of law”, President Mahama emphasised. He said as the ...

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Mahama: allow the EC to work

President John Drama Mahama, has urged Ghanaians to wait for the Electoral Commission to release the official results of the 2016 Presidential election (Ghana). The incumbent president took to twitter on Friday morning to issue an advice to Ghanaians to allow the EC the opportunity to exercise its mandate. The tweet spotted by VibeGhana which was posted under the account ...

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EC Chair urges co-operation from party agents

Mrs Charlotte Osei, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) has urged political parties that participated in the December 7 elections to urge their agents at the National Collation Centre to co-operate with the Commission to speed up the process. Mrs Osei who briefed the media at the EC headquarters in Accra on Friday morning, said the refusal of party ...

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Security tighten at E.C.

The premises of the Electoral Commission (EC) is under a heavy guard by members of the security forces to forestall any eventualities as Ghanaians waited for the Commission's declaration of the December 7 polls

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Ghana election 2016: EC calls for calm, explains delays

The Electoral Commission (EC) has said the delay in releasing certified results of the December 7 Presidential and Parliamentary elections are due to instances of over voting in some polling stations. Mr Eric Kofi Fleming Dzakpasu, the EC Head of Communications, said at a press conference that the Commission had received complaints of instances of over voting in some polling ...

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Gun shots fired to clear crowd at Bawku

Security personnel in Bawku Thursday morning fired warning shots to disperse a large crowd of youth thronging the Bawku Community Centre to find out why the collation of Presidential and Parliamentary results was delaying. The previously defiant crowd dispersed following the incident, which occurred at about 0845 hours at the Divisional Police Command near the collation centre. They had previously ...

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