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Daily Liberal
Gee gets the nod: no surprises at The Nationals' preselection for Calareby-election will be needed to find a replacement member for the state seat of O
Gee gets the nod: no surprises at The Nationals' preselection for Calare
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 hours ago
by-election will be needed to find a replacement member for the state seat of Orange. In March, a spokesperson for the NSW Electoral Commission said it would be hard to predict the cost of a by-election, but suggested the figure could be $450,000... Read more
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Western Advocate
Gee gets the nod: no surprises at The Nationals' preselection for Calareby-election will be needed to find a replacement member for the state seat of O
Gee gets the nod: no surprises at The Nationals' preselection for Calare
Western Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
by-election will be needed to find a replacement member for the state seat of Orange. In March, a spokesperson for the NSW Electoral Commission said it would be hard to predict the cost of a by-election, but suggested the figure could be $450,000... Read more
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Western Advocate
Gee whiz AndrewCalare, a by-election will need to be called to find a new State Member for Ora
Gee whiz Andrew
Western Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
Calare, a by-election will need to be called to find a new State Member for Orange. In March, a spokesperson for the NSW Electoral Commission said it would be hard to predict the cost of a by-election, but suggested the bill for taxpayers could... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Elections in Petro De Luanda to Be Held in Julyin the act, where they presented their positions and contributions to the growt
Elections in Petro De Luanda to Be Held in July
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
in the act, where they presented their positions and contributions to the growth of the club. ANGOP has learnt that the electoral commission will be chaired by Herminio Escórcio, while the secretary will be António Mangueira, and Carlos... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tsvangirai Confirms 2018 Poll Participation, Denies Coalition Snubcould be the antidote to voter apathy that has been experienced in the past ele
Tsvangirai Confirms 2018 Poll Participation, Denies Coalition Snub
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
could be the antidote to voter apathy that has been experienced in the past elections, Tsvangirai said the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission must continue to register more voters and those in the Diaspora must be allowed to vote. "We have to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Atwoli Takes On FKE Boss Over Minimum WageAlliance-- on whose ticket President Uhuru Kenyatta was elected on, said it was
Atwoli Takes On FKE Boss Over Minimum Wage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Alliance-- on whose ticket President Uhuru Kenyatta was elected on, said it was untenable to have a change of guard at the electoral commission with every election. Surprisingly, the President's MP Moses Kuria of Gatundu South, supported a change... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Knocks, Violence Over Creation of New Councilslocals and journalists with machetes and other dangerous weapons. The men overp
Knocks, Violence Over Creation of New Councils
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
locals and journalists with machetes and other dangerous weapons. The men overpowered officials of the State Independent Electoral Commission at Ita Baale -Ago-Keesan and carted away ballot boxes. The Chief of Imala town, Adetayo Ajayi,... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Kenya, Ghana identical twins separated at birthone issue above all has been driving their agitation in recent weeks: Demands f
Kenya, Ghana identical twins separated at birth
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 9 hours ago
one issue above all has been driving their agitation in recent weeks: Demands for electoral reforms. “Opposition to storm electoral commission to demand new vote register.” No, that’s not a headline in a Kenyan newspaper but from a Ghanaian outlet... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Make no room for incompetence – KonaduMills for the 2012 presidential ballot. However, Mrs Konadu failed to contest
Make no room for incompetence – Konadu
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Mills for the 2012 presidential ballot. However, Mrs Konadu failed to contest on the NDP’s ticket in 2012 after being disqualified by the Electoral Commission for her inability to fill out her nomination forms before the deadline set by th... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
I’m not autocratic – EC BossGeneral News of Sunday, 1 May 2016 Chairperson of Ghana’s Electoral Commission
I’m not autocratic – EC Boss
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 12 hours ago
General News of Sunday, 1 May 2016 Chairperson of Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei has said she has not solely taken any decision on behalf of the commission since assuming power in 2015. According to her, any conclusions reached... Read more
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DW
South Africa's EFF leader Julius Malema contests ruling politics |of power The socialist leader did not solely defend his comments on violence.
South Africa's EFF leader Julius Malema contests ruling politics |
DW / Posted 15 hours ago
of power The socialist leader did not solely defend his comments on violence. He also called for the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to operate with independence and impartiality following a 2015 Supreme Court ruling that elections... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EFF Leader Julius Malema Contests Ruling Politicsof power The socialist leader did not solely defend his comments on violence.
EFF Leader Julius Malema Contests Ruling Politics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
of power The socialist leader did not solely defend his comments on violence. He also called for the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to operate with independence and impartiality following a 2015 Supreme Court ruling that elections... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tsvangirai Drops Poll BoycottZanu PF had in the past struggled to make inroads. In Bulawayo, Zanu PF had no
Tsvangirai Drops Poll Boycott
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Zanu PF had in the past struggled to make inroads. In Bulawayo, Zanu PF had not won a single seat since 2000. Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) commissioner, Qhubani Moyo, said Tsvangirai's announcement showed a vote of confidence in the... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Tsvangirai says will contest 2018 pollscould be the antidote to voter apathy that has been experienced in the past ele
Tsvangirai says will contest 2018 polls
New Zimbabwe / Posted 16 hours ago
could be the antidote to voter apathy that has been experienced in the past elections, Tsvangirai said the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission must continue to register more voters and those in the Diaspora must be allowed to vote. “We have to... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinesedissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union want
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinese
Daily Examiner / Posted 16 hours ago
dissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union wants the Federal Government and the Australian Electoral Commission to bin the cheap imports in favour of Australian milled paper. CFMEU Maryvale sub-branch secretary... Read more
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Northern Star
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinesedissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union want
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinese
Northern Star / Posted 16 hours ago
dissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union wants the Federal Government and the Australian Electoral Commission to bin the cheap imports in favour of Australian milled paper. CFMEU Maryvale sub-branch secretary... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinesedissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union want
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinese
The Daily Mercury / Posted 16 hours ago
dissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union wants the Federal Government and the Australian Electoral Commission to bin the cheap imports in favour of Australian milled paper. CFMEU Maryvale sub-branch secretary... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinesedissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union want
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinese
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
dissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union wants the Federal Government and the Australian Electoral Commission to bin the cheap imports in favour of Australian milled paper. CFMEU Maryvale sub-branch secretary... Read more
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Queensland Times
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinesedissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union want
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinese
Queensland Times / Posted 17 hours ago
dissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union wants the Federal Government and the Australian Electoral Commission to bin the cheap imports in favour of Australian milled paper. CFMEU Maryvale sub-branch secretary... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinesedissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union want
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinese
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 17 hours ago
dissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union wants the Federal Government and the Australian Electoral Commission to bin the cheap imports in favour of Australian milled paper. CFMEU Maryvale sub-branch secretary... Read more
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News Mail
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinesedissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union want
Call for election ballots to be Aussie made, not Chinese
News Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
dissolution election. The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union wants the Federal Government and the Australian Electoral Commission to bin the cheap imports in favour of Australian milled paper. CFMEU Maryvale sub-branch secretary... Read more
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iol.co.za
Democracy comes of age in Tlokweon account of what it considered a flawed voters roll. Before the Constitution
Democracy comes of age in Tlokwe
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
on account of what it considered a flawed voters roll. Before the Constitutional Court is a request by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to provide further clarity on the extent to which it should “clean-up” the voters roll. Concerns... Read more
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iol.co.za
Julius Malema taunts ANCat the party’s manifesto launch that EFF was ready to oust the ANC. According
Julius Malema taunts ANC
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
at the party’s manifesto launch that EFF was ready to oust the ANC. According to Malema, the ANC and the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will be the biggest losers in the upcoming national local government elections on August 3. He... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Malema issues stern warning to Zuma to leave officeto defend itself if it comes under attack. WARNING TO IEC ON RIGGING VOTES Ma
Malema issues stern warning to Zuma to leave office
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 hours ago
to defend itself if it comes under attack. WARNING TO IEC ON RIGGING VOTES Malema also took a swipe at the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), saying the IEC can’t stop the party’s pending victory in this year’s local government elections,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Not even IEC will stop EFF's pending local election victory'Malema popularity JOHANNESBURG – Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malem
'Not even IEC will stop EFF's pending local election victory'
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 hours ago
Malema popularity JOHANNESBURG – Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema said not even the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) can stop the party’s pending victory in this year’s local government elections, accusing the... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Tsvangirai drops poll boycottZanu PF had in the past struggled to make inroads. In Bulawayo, Zanu PF had no
Tsvangirai drops poll boycott
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 21 hours ago
Zanu PF had in the past struggled to make inroads. In Bulawayo, Zanu PF had not won a single seat since 2000. Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) commissioner, Qhubani Moyo, said Tsvangirai’s announcement showed a vote of confidence in the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Riddle deepens over Ruth Davidson and allegations of referendum election fraudScotland added that they “did not report any suspects in relation to offences".
Riddle deepens over Ruth Davidson and allegations of referendum election fraud
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
Scotland added that they “did not report any suspects in relation to offences". Complaints sent to police and the Electoral Commission surrounded agents being able to see the ballot papers and communicate how the vote was going in advance... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Arrest me, Malema dares Zumalike corruption,” said Malema, claiming that the army and police were members o
Arrest me, Malema dares Zuma
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
like corruption,” said Malema, claiming that the army and police were members of the EFF. Malema warned the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) not to repeat the same mistake such as the one in Tlokwe where the constitutional court found the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Malema warns IEC not toEconomic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has set the stage for a possibl
Malema warns IEC not to
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has set the stage for a possible backlash from the Independent Electoral Commission when he “warned” the body not to rig elections. At the same time, he kept up his war talk, warning the EFF would... Read more
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express
Brexit will free British farmers of 'corrupt' EU subsidies and red tape, minister claimsgroup, it said it had to take a side in order to continue informing members of
Brexit will free British farmers of 'corrupt' EU subsidies and red tape, minister claims
express / Posted yesterday
group, it said it had to take a side in order to continue informing members of the issues which could affect them under EU electoral commission rules. The NFU said its position - criticised by the leave campaign for “not representing farmers” - is... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
13 blistering quotes from Malema at EFF manifesto launchno one else. Not any other Mickey Mouse party. Bring it on, we are ready for yo
13 blistering quotes from Malema at EFF manifesto launch
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
no one else. Not any other Mickey Mouse party. Bring it on, we are ready for you. We are not scared of you." 11. On the Electoral Commission of SA's role in the upcoming election: "There is a third party who is contesting against us – the IEC…... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
NDC won’t tolerate NPP’s disruptive acts - Arkutuparticularly the NPP. He also called on all political parties and like the NDC
NDC won’t tolerate NPP’s disruptive acts - Arkutu
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
particularly the NPP. He also called on all political parties and like the NDC to work and cooperate with the Electoral Commission to ensure the ultimate success of the registration exercise. “However, any attempt to visit the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Petitions PM Over Electoral Reformsstatement this week. Party president Frank Habineza told The EastAfrican that
Opposition Petitions PM Over Electoral Reforms
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
statement this week. Party president Frank Habineza told The EastAfrican that they had previously written to the National Electoral Commission in December 2014 and received a response the same month that did not address all their concerns. With... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Thousands claim vote rigging by Serbia's ruling populistsBelgrade, Serbia, Saturday, April 30, 2016. Thousands of opposition supporters
Thousands claim vote rigging by Serbia's ruling populists
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, April 30, 2016. Thousands of opposition supporters are protesting in front of the Serbian state electoral commission what their leaders allege is widespread vote rigging by the ruling populists. less A man holds a banner... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Thousands claim vote rigging by Serbia's ruling populists(AP) - Chanting "Thieves! Thieves!," thousands of opposition supporters protest
Thousands claim vote rigging by Serbia's ruling populists
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
(AP) - Chanting "Thieves! Thieves!," thousands of opposition supporters protested Saturday in front of Serbia's state electoral commission over what their leaders said was widespread vote rigging by the ruling populists. The center-right... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Thousands claim vote rigging by Serbia's ruling populists(AP) - Chanting "Thieves! Thieves!," thousands of opposition supporters protest
Thousands claim vote rigging by Serbia's ruling populists
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
(AP) - Chanting "Thieves! Thieves!," thousands of opposition supporters protested Saturday in front of Serbia's state electoral commission over what their leaders said was widespread vote rigging by the ruling populists. The center-right... Read more
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Daily Herald
Thousands claim vote rigging by Serbia's ruling populistsSerbia -- Chanting "Thieves! Thieves!," thousands of opposition supporters prot
Thousands claim vote rigging by Serbia's ruling populists
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Serbia -- Chanting "Thieves! Thieves!," thousands of opposition supporters protested Saturday in front of Serbia's state electoral commission over what their leaders said was widespread vote rigging by the ruling populists. The center-right... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Thousands claim vote rigging by Serbia's ruling populistsBelgrade, Serbia, Saturday, April 30, 2016. Thousands of opposition supporters
Thousands claim vote rigging by Serbia's ruling populists
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, April 30, 2016. Thousands of opposition supporters are protesting in front of the Serbian state electoral commission what their leaders allege is widespread vote rigging by the ruling populists. less A man holds a banner... Read more
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ABC News
Thousands Claim Vote Rigging by Serbia's Ruling PopulistsChanting "Thieves! Thieves!," thousands of opposition supporters protested Satu
Thousands Claim Vote Rigging by Serbia's Ruling Populists
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Chanting "Thieves! Thieves!," thousands of opposition supporters protested Saturday in front of Serbia's state electoral commission over what their leaders said was widespread vote rigging by the ruling populists. The center-right Serbian... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Police investigate cutlass attack on NDC agentare treating as a criminal case without recourse to the political affiliation o
Police investigate cutlass attack on NDC agent
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
are treating as a criminal case without recourse to the political affiliation of the victim or suspects. Meanwhile, the Electoral Commission (EC) has assured persons who had wrong dates printed on their new voter ID cards that the issue will be... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
NDP to elect flagbearer, executives at congress todayin all 275 constituencies across the country, for the elections. The congress w
NDP to elect flagbearer, executives at congress today
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
in all 275 constituencies across the country, for the elections. The congress would be conducted and supervised by the Electoral Commission (EC). Communications Director of the NDP, Owusu Bempah, has told Citi News the party is poised to... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
E C must ban all “dead” partiesto take part in these exercises let alone contest the presidency or parliamenta
E C must ban all “dead” parties
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
to take part in these exercises let alone contest the presidency or parliamentary polls. What is needed urgently is for the Electoral commission to take steps to examine the current status of all political parties to determine whether they are all... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Party agents abusing challenge mandate - CODEOthe eligibility of almost every registrant on the first day of the Limited Biom
Party agents abusing challenge mandate - CODEO
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
the eligibility of almost every registrant on the first day of the Limited Biometric Registration Exercise, which the Electoral Commission expects to capture 1.2 million first-time voters. Although the challenge process was generally observed... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Kumasi: One arrested for disrupting EC registrationat Asokwa in the Ashanti Region are holding a 26-year- old for allegedly vandal
Kumasi: One arrested for disrupting EC registration
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
at Asokwa in the Ashanti Region are holding a 26-year- old for allegedly vandalising registration kits belonging to the Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC). The incident occurred at the Gyinyase M/A Primary School registration centre in Kumasi... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Machine operators to blame for wrong date on cards – ECGeneral News of Friday, 29 April 2016 The Electoral Commission (EC) has blamed
Machine operators to blame for wrong date on cards – EC
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
General News of Friday, 29 April 2016 The Electoral Commission (EC) has blamed the wrong date on some of the newly issued voter ID cards on operators manning the machines used in capturing the data. Photos of ID cards with wrong dates in the... Read more
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express
Farage claims ‘failed’ Tory ministers CAN’T make immigration case for Brexitsaid he had been “rebuffed and rejected” in his attempts to work with Vote Leav
Farage claims ‘failed’ Tory ministers CAN’T make immigration case for Brexit
express / Posted 2 days ago
said he had been “rebuffed and rejected” in his attempts to work with Vote Leave since it won official designation by the Electoral Commission earlier this month. The survey also revealed immigration was the third most important issue for voters... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
We will ‘bear cost’ of ROPAA implementation - PAMis ready to ‘bear’ the cost when the Representation of the People’s Amendment A
We will ‘bear cost’ of ROPAA implementation - PAM
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
is ready to ‘bear’ the cost when the Representation of the People’s Amendment Act (ROPAA), Act 699, is implemented by the Electoral Commission (EC). ROPAA permits Ghanaians living abroad to register and vote in elections held in Ghana. However,... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Video: Countryman Songo apologizes to ECas Countryman Songo, host of ‘Fire for Fire’ on Adom FM has apologized for his
Video: Countryman Songo apologizes to EC
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
as Countryman Songo, host of ‘Fire for Fire’ on Adom FM has apologized for his ‘harsh’ words thrown at Mrs Charlotte Osei, Electoral Commissioner of Ghana. In an emotional apology, Songo, on his knees, described his action as unfortunate and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Bars Cord From Storming Electoral Commission OfficesODM, Wiper, and Ford-Kenya have been named as parties. On Tuesday, CORD said i
Court Bars Cord From Storming Electoral Commission Offices
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
ODM, Wiper, and Ford-Kenya have been named as parties. On Tuesday, CORD said it intends to storm the offices of the electoral commission every successive Monday from May 2 should the IEBC Commissioners remain in office. The petitioners... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Jubilee MPs Sue Cord Over Protest, Want Restraining Ordersin any way, pending hearing and determination of the suit. On Tuesday, CORD sa
Four Jubilee MPs Sue Cord Over Protest, Want Restraining Orders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in any way, pending hearing and determination of the suit. On Tuesday, CORD said it intends to storm the offices of the electoral commission every successive Monday from May 2 should the IEBC Commissioners remain in office. A threat the... Read more
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