Ghana: Candidates Resume Campaign After Shopping Mall Disaster

As they approach the homestretch of campaign activities ahead of December polls, three presidential candidates have returned to the trail following brief suspensions by their respective camps after the collapse of a shopping mall in Accra.
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President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana is the candidate of the National Democratic Congress in the 2012 elections.

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    On the part of the NPP MP for Aburi-Nsawam, till date the EC has not fulfilled its constitutional mandate in making available to the political parties copies of the certified ... read more »

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  • Ghana:  'Creation of New Constituencies Valid'

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    The Supreme Court (SC), last Friday, unanimously ruled that the promulgation of Constitutional Instrument (C.I.) 78 was constitutional, as it dismissed an application filed by a ... read more »

  • Ghana:  EC Rejects Six Political Parties and One Independent Candidate

    African Elections Project, 19 October 2012

    The Electoral Commission (EC) has rejected the nominations of four political parties and one Independent Candidate. read more »

  • Ghana:  Disqualification of NDP EC Faces Court Action

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    The conduct of the December 2012 general presidential and parliamentary elections might suffer a major setback, as legal tussles like that being contemplated by the newly-formed ... read more »