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More than 57,000 contesting District Level Elections

More than 57,0000 candidates are contesting the nationwide District Assembly and Unit Committee elections scheduled for Tuesday, December 17. Of the figure, 18,519 are vying to become assembly members, while 38,520 want to be in the Unit Committees. There are a total of 6,700 electoral areas and each electoral area …

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Akufo Addo speaks on violent elections and Muslim youth

President Nana Akufo-Addo, has admonished Muslim youths across the country to be wary of irresponsible politicians who may want to use them to perpetrate acts of violence in the run-up to the 2020 elections. Speaking at the inauguration of the Tijanniya Muslim Council of Ghana, on Sunday, December 15, 2019, …

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EC sets up Advisory Committee ahead of 2020 elections

The Electoral Commission has set up a 21-member eminent advisory committee ahead of the December 2020 general elections. Members of the committee are expected to enhance engagement and interactions between the Commission and the Ghanaian society, and it is geared towards ensuring a free, fair and credible presidential and parliamentary …

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Yilo NPP declares agenda 52% in 2020 elections

The New Patriotic Party in the Yilo Krobo of the Eastern region is leaving no stone unturned in its quest to secure a minimum of 52% for the party come 2020 elections, constituency party chairman, Dr Gabriel Odeh Apotey has resolved during the Constituency Stakeholders Meeting at Somanya. Dr. Apotey …

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Okonam residents to boycott 2020 elections over schools under trees

Pupils of Okonam M/A Junior High School in the Suhum Municipality have been compelled to study under trees after the collapse of their ramshackle classroom block built over eighty(80) years ago. A three-unit GETFUND Classroom block, a classroom for Kindergarten pupils, and Teachers Bungalow project started by the previous government …

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