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• Nenyi Andah (right) presenting a scholarship letter to one of the beneficiaries


The 2016 New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for the Awutu Senya West Constituency in the Central Region, Nenyi George Andah, has awarded scholarships to 45 students at Senya Beraku to pursue higher education at the senior high school (SHS) level.

A study conducted by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has revealed that more than twice the national average of rejected ballots in the 2012 election came from northern Ghana.

• President John Mahama and Nana Akufo-Addo


With the December 7 polls entering the final stretch, the presidential candidates of the two main parties are going all out to court the electorate in their respective strongholds.

Mr Hassan Ayariga, flagbearer of the APC


Disqualified presidential aspirant of the All People’s Congress, Hassan Ayariga has blamed the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) for his exclusion from the 2016 presidential elections.

Mr Lee Ocran — NDC member Manifesto Committee


The National Democratic Congress (NDC) considers education to be the bedrock of any nation which aims to rise above poverty and enhance the well-being of its citizens.

• Mr Prosper Bani, Minister of the Interior, answering questions during his turn at the meet the press series in Accra . Picture: EMMANUEL QUAYE


The Minister of the Interior, Mr Prosper Douglas Bani, has served notice that personnel of the Ghana Police Service and the other security agencies are ready to deal with vigilante groups and individuals who would want to foment trouble during this year’s elections.

Three Ghanaians have dragged the Electoral Commission and the Attorney-General to court over the rules governing special voting.

Mr Samuel Sarpong


The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Nhyiaeso, Mr Samuel Sarpong, has  launched his campaign with a call on the electorate to vote for a leader with a proven track record of providing development in Kumasi.

Charlotte Osei - The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission


The Upper West Regional office of the Electoral Commission (EC) has rejected the candidacy of two parliamentary aspirants after both failed to submit the required filing fees by the close of the deadline.

Nana Akufo-Addo on board the Dambai ferry


The presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his campaign team were stranded yesterday for two hours when the Dambai ferry they had wanted to use to reach residents of Krachi Nchumuru and Krachi West constituencies had some challenges.

Mr Boakye Agyarko — NPP member Manifesto committee


The New Patriotic Party (NPP) believes that the hopes of Ghanaians for a bright future will not materialise if the country is unable to resolve its education crisis. 

• Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings with the queen mothers from the Western Region


The disqualified Presidential Candidate hopeful of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, has embarked  on a series  of campaign tours meeting queen mothers throughout the country.

Nii Ayikoi Otoo, lawyer for the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has expressed optimism in the High Court hearing the case of the disqualification of the party’s flagbearer, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, from the December 2016 elections.

The flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Mr Ivor Greenstreet,  has said poor leadership must be voted out for development and freedom.

• The women on a float through the municipalities


Members of the Northern Women for Peace, a group of women traders in Northern Ghana, have marched for peace, pledging their commitment to continue to advise their husbands, children and colleagues on a daily basis, to avoid tendencies that can degenerate into electoral violence.

Yaw Obimpeh, NDC Ashanti Regional Chairman


The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Yaw Obimpeh, has alleged that the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) was training mercenaries and arming them in neighbouring Ivory Coast.

Nii Lante Vanderpuye introducing Mr Samuel Sarpong at the campaign launch


The Sports Minister, Nii Lante Vanderpuye, has accused the Member of Parliament for Atwima Mponua, Mr Isaac Asiamah of being a major stumbling block to the progress of sports development in the country.

Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom — PPP , Mr Hassan Ayariga — APC


The flag bearers of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, and that of the All People’s Congress (APC), Mr Hassan Ayariga respectively, have given different reactions to the Daily Graphic report that they have been invited by the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) to explain their sources of campaign funds. 

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Nhyiaeso, Mr Samuel Sarpong, has launched his campaign to annex the seat from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) with a call on the electorate to vote for a leader with a track record of providing Kumasi with development projects.

Three Volunteer groups of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) who have been working together in the 2016 campaign of the party, Professionals for Change, Loyal ladies and Zongo Ladies for Nana were at the Ablekuma West Constituency over the weekend to share Nana Addo’s message of hope with the constituents.

• Mr John Kudalor (right) and Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu with the other Muslim leaders after the interaction


The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr John Kudalor, has indicated that the Police Administration has no intention of shutting down social media on the eve and the day of the general election.

A surviving member of the 1948 riots, Mr Joseph Ashitey Hammond, has asked  Ghanaians  to be patriotic and stay away from negative attitudes that could disrupt the peace of the country, especially in this election year.

 Mrs Mahama being welcomed by chiefs and elders of Bia traditional area


The First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama, has stated that the provision of quality health care is not a privilege but a right for every citizen of this country.

Justice Jones Dotse (right), Supreme Court judge, makinga point after the opening session of the 9th Annual Chief Justice's Forum in Accra. Those with him include Mrs Justice Georgina Theodora Wood (2nd right), Justice N.S Gbadegbe (3rd left), Mr Justice V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe (2nd left) and Dr Seth Bimpong Buta, a seasoned lawyer. Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO


A justice of the Supreme Court, Mr Justice Jones Dotse, has urged political parties to accept the decisions of the courts on the electoral disputes that may arise from the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections.