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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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Ghana election 2016: Voting underway in Jaman North – Day 2

Voting has resumed early Thursday morning at Jaman North Constituency where shortage of electoral materials forced the process to come to a halt on election day. Political parties agents at the Jaman North agreed to suspend voting in the area on Wednesday due to a dispute related to material availability. The Electoral Commission however, rejected the suspension and dispatched the ...

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Anxious Ghanaians waiting for Election results

Ghana is at a standstill waiting for the official results of the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections to be declared by the Electoral Commission (EC). Results for the Wednesday Election is still trickling in from across the 275 Constituencies, although a survey conducted by the Ghana News Agency indicated that the results were too close to call. People across the country ...

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