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Election 2020 Petition: Ghana’s Supreme Court decides tomorrow

Ghana’s Supreme Court will tomorrow, March 4, deliver judgement in the much awaited Election 2020 Petition trial. The seven-member panel, presided over by Chief Justice...
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International partners welcome deal reached between Somali parties on election

International partners on Wednesday welcomed a deal reached by a technical committee appointed by both government and federal member states on the election impasse. The...
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Prof Bagah wins UWR Council of State elections

Professor Daniel Anlieu-Mwini Bagah has won the Council of State Election in the Upper West Region to represent the region. He polled 21 out of...
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Two Paramount Chiefs contest Council of State election in Upper East Region

Two out of the five people contesting the position of Council of State in the Upper East Region are Paramount Chiefs with no female...
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What to watch for second impeachment of Trump

Tuesday will mark a historic occasion: the second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump. The impeachment comes a month after a riot...

Protests continue in Myanmar despite ban on gatherings

Protests continued to be held in Yangon and other cities in Myanmar on Tuesday, despite a ban on gatherings in certain townships which was...
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Election Petition: GBC needs over GH¢600k for live coverage

The State Broadcaster, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), needs about GHC600,000 for the live coverage of the 2020 Election Petition, the Ghana News Agency (GNA)...
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Bagbin’s hometown elated over his election as Speaker

Some residents of Sombo, the hometown of Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has expressed joy over his election as Speaker of the Eighth Parliament...
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Western North residents laud election of Bagbin as speaker

Some residents of Sefwi-Asawinso and Asafo all in the Wiawso Municipality of the Western North Region have lauded parliament for successfully electing Mr Kingsford...
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Parliament of Ghana awaits declaration of results on election of Speaker

Members of Parliament are waiting for the declaration of results on the election of the Speaker of the Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic...

DC police to enhance security at Jan 6 session to certify election

tca/dpa/GNA - Amid tensions surrounding the presidential election results, the Capitol Police plan to bolster security when Congress convenes in a joint session next...

New law effectively bars Nicaraguan opposition from elections

Nicaragua's parliament passed a law on Monday which effectively bars people associated with the country's opposition from standing in next year's election. Legislators approved the...

Israel fails to agree on budget, likely leading to new election

Israel could face its fourth election in two years after the ruling coalition failed to reach an agreement in last-ditch talks that ran...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus response briefing as National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and Attorney General William Barr stand by at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Trump intervenes in election lawsuit as results certified across U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump, who is still seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 election, moved to intervene in a lawsuit on Wednesday. The...
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NDDI impressed with peaceful conduct of Presidential and Parliamentary election in UE

From Samuel Akapule, Bolgatanga The Northern Development Democratic Institute (NDDI), a Tamale-based policy think-tank, said it is so far impressed with the peaceful commencement...
A voter casts her ballot in Accra, Ghana, on Dec. 7, 2016. Ghana's general elections began from 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday, with more than 15 million registered voters casting their ballots at 29,000 polling stations across the country. (Xinhua/Shi Song)(gl)

Voting underway in Ghana’s 2020 elections

Voting in Ghana’s historic Election 2020 began at 0700 hours on Monday with long queues at polling stations long before the polls opened across...

Seventh-Day Adventist Church calls for peace in the election

Pastor Chris K. Lambert, President, Volta Ghana Mission of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, has urged Ghanaians to maintain the peace as the country go...
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GCPP rounds up campaign in Volta Region

The Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) has rounded up its campaign in the Volta Regional capital, Ho, with a promise to carry out its...
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NMC Releases App on Election Incidence Monitoring and Disinformation

As part of measures to contain hate speech and disinformation, the National Media Commission has today released its election watch app (Android version) to...

Akufo-Addo receives rousing endorsement in Tarkwa for election 2020

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Sunday received tremendous reception when he visited the Tarkwa-Nsuaem...
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Burkina Faso’s incumbent president wins election

Burkina Faso's incumbent president Roch Marc Christian Kabore has won the November 22 presidential election and secured a second term of office, provisional results...

Manual on election adjudication launched

Chief Justice Anin Yeboah on Tuesday launched the fourth edition of the Manual on Election Adjudication to address electoral issues that might arise from...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus response briefing as National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and Attorney General William Barr stand by at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Trump campaign Drops lawyer who promoted election conspiracy theories

The Trump campaign on Sunday distanced itself from lawyer Sidney Powell, who while being part of its legal team promoted conspiracy theories and falsely...
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Let’s defend our prevailing peace – Mr Stevens

Mr Siaka Stevens, the Deputy Bono Regional Minister, has urged Ghanaians to uphold and defend the prevailing peace of the nation to facilitate a...
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Profile: Mr Greenstreet, CPP Election 2020 Presidential Candidate

Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, is a lawyer, called to the Ghana Bar and the English Bar (Inner Temple) as well as a publisher and...

Trump fires U.S. top cybersecurity official over election security statement

U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday that Chris Krebs has been terminated as director of the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)...
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Stakeholders in Effutu to protect the peace of the area during election

Stakeholders in the development and peace Effutu Municipality have given assurance that they will work assiduously to protect the peace, tranquility, and cohesion that...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence gestures as he attends a press conference on the COVID-19 at the White House in Washington D.C. March 10, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States have topped 1,000 by 11:30 p.m. EST Tuesday (0330 GMT on Wednesday), reaching 1,001 with 28 deaths, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Pence cancels holiday to help Trump effort to overturn election

US Vice President Mike Pence scrapped plans for a Florida vacation so he could help lead President Donald Trump's effort to overturn president-elect Joe...

A day late, Saudi leaders congratulate Biden on election win

Saudi King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammed, strong allies of US President Donald Trump, have congratulated his rival on his election win,...

Italy’s Berlusconi: Being too arrogant cost Trump the election

Donald Trump lost the US presidential election by being too aggressive and too arrogant, former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi suggested Sunday. "I think that in...