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Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO)

CODEO records 235 incidents from 4,000 polling stations

Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) in the early hours of Tuesday said it has recorded 235 incidents from the 4,000 polling stations where...
Politics Election Voters Ksi

Savelugu: Pressure eases at polling stations as voting ends

Voting pressure eased at most polling stations in the Savelugu Constituency at about 1700 hours. Presiding Officers at Kugafong 1&2 and Yoo R/C 2A &...
Person voting

Voting delays in some polling stations in Tema West

Voting in the Tema West Constituency is currently underway with some recorded delays at the commencement of polling. The delays, some Presiding Officers...

Sunyani MCE lauds COVID-19 protocols at polling stations

Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), in the early hours of Monday visited polling stations in the Sunyani East constituency to assess...

EC officials divide polling stations in Sunyani East to stem COVID-19 spread

Election officials have divided most of the polling stations in the Sunyani East constituency to reduce over-crowding and stem possible spread of the COVID-19,...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Election 2020 COVID-19 Ambassadors planted at Polling Stations

The Electoral Commission has planted COVID-19 Ambassadors at strategic locations within the perimeter of the Polling Stations to ensure that the electorate adhere strictly...
Voting Booth

Polling Stations witness long queues hours before polls begin

Some Polling Stations have witnessed long queues hours before the opening of Election 2020 polls, Ghana News Agency monitoring team observed during a tour...
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)

Vulnerable voters to be given preferential treatment – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) has tasked Presiding Officers to make the necessary arrangements to ensure that vulnerable voters – the sick, aged, pregnant women,...
Us Markets

US markets make strong gains on Election Day

US markets made significant gains on Election Day, with the outcome of the vote far from certain but as Democrat Joe Biden maintained a...
Politics Elections Hotspots

Police identify 631 polling stations as hotspots in Volta Region

The Ghana Police Command has identified 631 polling stations across the Volta Region as areas of potential political violence during the December general elections. ...

Over 5 mln Guinean citizens expected to vote in presidential election

Guinean citizens began to vote in the presidential election on Sunday morning. In the commune of Matoto, one of the largest...
Electoral Commission (EC)

EC to appoint COVID-19 Ambassadors for polling stations on Election Day

The Electoral Commission (EC) has hinted of plans to appoint “COVID-19 Ambassadors” at polling stations across the country on Election Day to help contain...
Torrential Rain

Torrential rain halts registration exercise in Sissala East

Two voter registration centres in the Sissala East Municipality could not register any applicants on Wednesday as torrential rain, which lasted about 12 hours,...
Former Prime Minister and ex-president of the National Assembly Agbeyome Messan Kodjo (L) casts his ballot at a polling station in Lome, Togo, on Feb. 22, 2020. Togo's presidential election kicked off on Saturday at 7 a.m. local time (0700 GMT). Seven candidates, including the incumbent president Faure Gnassingbe, who has been in power since 2005 and is looking for a fourth term, compete for presidency. (Xinhua/Xiao Jiuyang)

Voting process of Togo’ presidential election concludes in calmness

The voting process of Togo's presidential election ended in calmness at 4 p.m. on Saturday and the counting process started immediately after the closure...
Cameroon and Chad

7 killed in arson attack on polling stations in Cameroon’s English-speaking Southwest

Seven armed separatists were killed on Sunday during their attempted arson attack on polling stations in Cameroon's English-speaking region of Southwest, the army said. ...
Jean Mensa, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission

KNUST campus polling station records no vote

The Republic Hall ‘B’, one of the polling stations on the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) campus, recorded not a single...
referendum vote

Polling stations gazetted for referendum

Designated polling centres for the December 27 referendum, have been gazetted, the Electoral Commission (EC), the election management body, has announced. A statement signed by...
Person voting

Final result of Serbian presidential elections pending until re-vote at 8 polling stations

Although Aleksandar Vucic, incumbent prime minister of Serbia and the candidate of the ruling coalition, remains convincing winner of Sunday's presidential elections according to...
Mrs Sally Amaki Darko Attopee

NDC Candidate demands some polling stations be moved

Mrs Sally Amaki Darko Attopee, the NDC Parliamentary candidate, has called on the Electoral Commission to separate some of the polling stations at the...
Ghana's political parties

Parties put up electoral centres close to polling stations

Some members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ningo-Prampram Constituency in the Greater Accra Region on...

Dormaa-Ahenkro: Voters turn up early

There has been massive voter turnout at polling centres across the Dormaa Central Constituency. People started trooping to the centres as...
Ghana Police

Western Region: Police ready for elections

The Regional Commander said the Police was committed to ensuring a violent-free election in fulfilment of the social contract they had with Ghanaians by...

Ghana’s Elections 2016: Visually impaired will be able to cast ballot

Head of Gender and Disability at the EC, Abigail Nutakor said that the Commission had procured enough tactile ballot jacket for all polling stations...
People Living With Disabilities

EC Orders Preferential Treatment To PWDs During Polls

In the handy book: “A Guide to Voters: Election 2016, Presidential and Parliamentary Elections,” made available to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, the...
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U/E: Youth Cautioned Not To Ride Bikes Around Polling Stations

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Solomon Adjei, the Chairman of the Bolgatanga Municipal Security Council (MUSEC), who made the call at a training...

Americans continue to cast their votes to elect a new president

Voters headed to the polling stations all over the United States on Tuesday, but many still felt disappointed by the presidential candidates and found...
John Kudalor

5,000 polling stations classified as hotspots

Mr John Kudalor, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), said the Electoral Commission has revealed that 81 out of the 275 constituencies in Ghana...

Election 2016: Ballot Snatchers shall be treated Like ‘kebab’ – Napo

According to him, followers of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) who would be representing the elephant at the polling station will not spare anyone...

Girls’ Club Urges Government To Implement Child Right Act

Ms Doris Okyere, President of the Girls Club said because most children are not aware of their basic rights, they have been subjected to...

Togolese observe elections in a peaceful order

Polling stations across the Togolese national territory opened Saturday for voters to elect the country's president from among the five candidates who include incumbent...