Posts Tagged 'vote'

Ghana: Election run-off kicks-off

Voting began on time in the West African nation of Ghana as it goes into an election run-off on Sunday to elect a new president. Long queues formed at polling centres hours before voting opened at 7am. The new president replaces incumbent Kufuor who voluntarily steps down after two terms in office.
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Ghana: Cut in fuel prices linked to vote buying

Fuel prices slashed by 17 percent in Ghana just two weeks to the presidential election run-off. Political pundits and the opposition have raised eye brows saying it is a strategy to buy votes for the ruling candidate Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). The run-off comes on December 28.
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Ghana’s democracy under trial

A little over 12,000,000 eligible voters are in long queues to elect a new president and 230 Members of Parliament in West Africa’s peaceful nation of Ghana. Casting of vote opened at 7 am on Sunday morning in most of the 21,000 polling stations across the country with a population of 22 million people.
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July 2020

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