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Court adjourns Essikado-Ketan Parliamentary Election Petition to March 23

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A Sekondi High Court has adjourned an election petition filed by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Essikado-Ketan in the 2020 elections,...
Supreme Court

Election Petition: Mr Davies calls on Ghanaians to abide by SC’s decision

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Mr Frank Davies, a member of the President Nana Akufo-Addo’s Legal team, has called on Ghanaians to abide by the decision of the Supreme...
Supreme Court

Election 2020 Petition: Ghana’s Supreme Court decides tomorrow

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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...
Professor Ransford Edward Van Gyampo

There must be trust between Electoral Commission and citizens – Prof Gyampo

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Professor Ransford Gyampo, a Senior Political Science Lecturer at the University of Ghana, has advocated for the building of trust between the Electoral Commission...
Supreme Court

Ghana’s peace council urges peace ahead of judgment on election petition

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Ghana's National Peace Council on Sunday urged stakeholders involved in the presidential election petition to uphold peace as the Supreme Court is expected to...
Sammy Gyamfi

Petitioner not being treated fairly – Sammy Gyamfi

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Mr Sammy Gyamfi, a Spokesperson for the Petitioner in the 2020 Election Petition trial, has expressed disappointment at the ruling of the Supreme Court...
Supreme Court

Election Petition: Supreme Court delivers judgement on March 4

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The Supreme Court has fixed March 4, 2021, to deliver the final judgement on the 2020 Election Petition trial. This follows...
Supreme Court

S.C. dismisses Petitioner’s review application on EC chairperson

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The Supreme Court has affirmed its decisions not to compel Mrs Jean A. Mensa, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, (EC) to testify in the...
Supreme Court

Election Petition: Supreme Court to hear Petitioner’s two applications and closing addresses

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The Supreme Court is expected to hear two applications filed by former President John Dramani Mahama, the Petitioner in the ongoing Election 2020 Petition...
Supreme Court

Election Petition: Supreme Court’s decision has not done the people any great service- Dr...

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“We think that the Court by its decision not to allow the Petitioner reopen its case has not done the people of this country...
Mr Dominic Akuritinga Ayine

Election Petition: Petitioner prays to reopen his case

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Dr Dominic Akuritinga Ayine, a spokesperson for the Petitioner in the 2020 Presidential Election Petition trial was applying to reopen its case so as...
Ecowas Benin

Ayorkor Botchwey leads ECOWAS Pre-Election Mission to Benin

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Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has led a delegation of the Economic Community of West African States...
Court

High Court restrains Council of State Election in Bono East Region

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A High Court in Sunyani on Friday placed an injunction on the conduct of the Council of State Elections in the Bono East Region. Consequently,...
Nana Owusu Achaw Brempong

Nana Owusu Achaw Brempong retains position as Council of State Member

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Nana Owusu Achaw Brempong, Chief of Akrofoso in the Sekyere South District was on Friday retained as the Ashanti regional representative of the Council...
Mahama

Petitioner Should Rather Subpoena Mahama to Strengthen Petition

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“The burden of a proof of a case in court does not reside with the witness(es) of an opponent” should be enough justification to...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Paramount Chief of Drobo to contest Council of State election

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Okokyeredom Sakyi Ako II, the Paramount Chief of Drobo Traditional Area in the Jaman South Municipality of the Bono Region, has filed his nomination...
Supreme Court

Election Petition: Petitioner exercised the right to be heard and got same

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Nana Adjoa Adobea Asante, a Member of the legal team of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in the 2020 Presidential Election Petition trial has...
Coat of arms of Ghana

Five contestants vie for Bono slot of Council of State

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Five illustrious sons of the Bono Region have filed their respective nominations to contest the membership of the Council of State. ...
Dr Dominic Akuritinga Ayine

Election Petition: Petitioner unhappy as Respondents bid to close their case

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Dr Dominic Akuritinga Ayine, a Spokesperson for the Petitioner in the 2020 Presidential Election Petition says the reason for the insistence that the Chairperson...
Supreme Court

SC to decide on whether Respondents should mount the witness box

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The Supreme Court will on Thursday February 11, decide on whether or not Mrs Jean A. Mensa, the Electoral Commission Chairperson should mount the...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Nine including a female vie for Volta Council of State slot

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A total of nine aspirants including a female have filed nominations to contest Volta Regional exercise to elect a representative to the position of...
Supreme Court

Petitioner, EC and 2nd Respondent closes their case in Election 2020 Petition trial

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The Electoral Commission (EC) on Monday said it has closed its case in the ongoing election 2020 petition trial at the Supreme Court. This follows...
Electoral Commission

Ten persons to contest for Bono East Council of State slot

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The Bono East Regional Office of the Electoral Commission (EC) has received nominations of ten persons for the election of one of them as...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Six persons in WR to contest Council of State election

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Six candidates have presented themselves for election in the upcoming Council of State polls slated for Friday, February 12, 2021, in the Western Region. The...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Four file nomination to contest council of state elections in E/R

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Four persons have filed nomination to contest in the upcoming council of state elections in the Eastern Region, as at the close of nominations...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court throws out Petitioner’s request to inspect EC’s documents

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The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed a motion of the petitioner of the December 7 presidential election results requesting for the inspection of election...
Court

Defeated NDC Candidate for Essikado-Ketan files Petition at High Court

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Essikado-Ketan in the December 07, 2020 Parliamentary elections, Professor Dr Grace Ayensu-Danquah has filed a petition...
Jean Mensa, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission

Applicant has not shown exceptional circumstance for review application of interrogatories – EC

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The Electoral Commission (EC) has opposed to a motion on notice for review in respect of a dismissed application for interogatories. The Supreme Court unanimously...
Electoral Commission

EC denies votes padding allegation in Election Petition case

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Mrs Jean A. Mensa, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) has filed her witness statement in the December 7, 2020 Election Petition case currently...
Wpid John Dramani Mahama

Petitioner’s case is grounded on extreme speculations – EC

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The Electoral Commission (EC) says Mr John Dramani Mahama's election petition is grounded on extreme speculations and ought to be dismissed by the Supreme...