NEWS

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 results: We are leading – NDC claims

Mr Koku Anyidoho, the Deputy General Secretary of the NDC, said President John Dramani Mahama is leading the 2016 presidential election with 50.6 per cent. He explained that the lead is out of 166 constituencies’ results collated by the National Democratic Congress (NDC). He said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufu-Addo, was trailing with 49.4 ...

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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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Dr. Mahama: my Twitter account was hacked to congratulate Nana

Dr. Edward Mahama, the Presidential candidate of the People’s National Convention has denied sending a congratulatory message to the New Patriotic Party’s Presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo. The veteran politician said his Twitter account where the message was posted had been hacked. A similar congratulatory message has also been reported from the camp of Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom also to Nana ...

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