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GH ELECTION 2016: NDC, NPP in counter victory claims

The opposition New Patriotic Party has reinstated its claim of victory in Wednesday’s general elections, but the incumbent National Democratic Congress is claiming same. The tension between the two main political parties is heightening over the results of the presidential and parliamentary elections as the Electoral Commission (EC) fails to …

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ELECTION 2016 UPDATE: Latest Provisional results

Collation of results are still on going at the national collation centre, with some provisional results trickling in for both the presidential and parliamentary elections. The latest figures as it stands for the two contending candidates are are as follows: John Dramani Mahama (NDC) – 47.92% with (66) parliamentary seats …

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Mahama: Ignore victory claims by the NPP

President John Mahama has tweeted asking Ghanaians to ignore claims by the main opposition New Patriotic Party that it had won the presidential polls by 54%. This follows a tweet by Nana Akufo-Addo’s nephew, Gabby Otchere-Darko, that the flag bearer of the NPP has won the 2016 presidential race by …

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EC dismisses NPP’s projection, urges calm

The Electoral Commission has called for calm following an announcement by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) indicating that the party has won the presidential elections per their projections. At a press conference Thursday, the Director of Elections, Mr Samuel Tettey said the Commission was yet to receive any certified results …

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EC condemns attempted hacking of website

Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) has criticised a failed effort by some unknown persons to infiltrate its system, disrupting its supply of information to the public. The EC, ahead of the 2016 polls, strengthened its communications wing to improve its interaction with the public, what with the release of periodic information …

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