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Tamas Meszerics, EU Election Observer
Politics

EU Mission satisfied with EC’s preparations for Election 2016

The Chief Observer of the European Union (EU) Election Observation Mission, Mr Tamas Meszerics, has stated that the mission is satisfied with preparations made so far by the Electoral Commission towards the December 7 general election. The preparations include voters registration, confirmation of presidential and parliamentary candidates and deployment of […]

Ashanti Regional Chairman, Mr. Antwi Boasiako
Politics

Ashanti Regional NPP chairman behind thumb-printed ballot papers – Madison Lodge alleges

Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party has been accused of masterminding the alleged thumb-printed ballots which were found in a hotel room in Kumasi on Saturday. In a statement released on Monday, management of Madison Lodge said the room which the said ballots were found in were booked […]

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi
Politics

Italian Prime Minister vows to resign after crushing referendum defeat

ROME (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi vowed to resign after suffering a crushing defeat on Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform, tipping the euzo zone’s third-largest economy into political turmoil. His decision to quit after just two and a half years in office deals a blow to […]

Ghana can’t disappoint Africa in 2016 – PAP
Politics

Ghana can’t disappoint Africa in 2016 – PAP

Some members of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) have reminded Ghana to be guided by her previous peaceful elections and, as such, should not disappoint Africa in the December 7 polls. “Ghana bears the torchlight of democracy and the entirety of Africa is looking to the country again to show to […]

Ghana is the world's second largest cocoa bean cultivator
Business

Ghana-to-Chicago cocoa pipeline feeds American sweet tooths

Stroll along the Chicago River’s west bank on Chicago’s tony Near North Side and a sweet breeze will surely catch your attention. The smell is of chocolate. Amidst skyscrapers and $1 million condominiums, family-owned Blommer Chocolate Company, the largest cocoa processor in North America, is baking lots of it in […]

Aduana Stars
Soccer Sports

Aduana Stars beat Hearts of Oak on penalties to win 2016 G6 Tournament

Aduana Stars clinched the 2016 G6 title after beating giants Hearts of Oak 4-3 on penalties at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday night. Former Ghana U17 goalkeeper Joseph Addo emerged hero of the night as he saved two penalties to steer Yussif Abubakar’s side to victory. Patrick Razak’s first-half […]

Charlotte Osei, EC Chair
Politics

Don’t blame us for missing names on voting list – EC tells officers

Ghana’s Electoral Commission has absolved itself of any blame in the issue of missing names of some security personnel and others that characterised the nationwide Special Voting exercise in this year’s general elections. Hundreds of special voters engaged for electoral duties on December 7 could not cast their vote in […]

Former President John A. Kuffour
Politics

God spoke to me, NPP is winning 2016 elections – Kuffuor

Former President John Agyekum Kuffuor has said that he has been told by God that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo would win the December 7th polls. The former President who was the guest of honour at the party’s final rally held at the car park of […]

The president of the NAACP paying tribute to Dr. George Cleland (arrowed) at the ceremony in Georgia
Africans Abroad

Ghanaian doctor honoured in the US

Dr George Cleland, a US-trained Ghanaian medical practitioner, based in Athens, Georgia, has been presented with the Elbertonian Award by the National Association of Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP), Elbert County branch, a national umbrella association for African Americans in the USA. At a ceremony in Athens, Mr John Clark, […]

Charlotte Osei, E.C. Chair
Politics

EC sets Dec. 4 for continuation of Special Voting exercise

The Electoral Commission (EC) has set Sunday, December 4 for the continuation of the Special Voting exercise across the country. The decision was arrived at after the EC and political party representatives had an emergency Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting Thursday. This is to afford some security and media personnel […]