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Fierce and nasty 2012 Election Campaign Mercifully Coming to an End

On December 7, Ghanaians will once again freely elect a President and hundreds of parliamentarian representatives. Barring unforeseen circumstances or events---voter fraud and post-election violence---that could scuttle the hopes and aspirations of many, Ghana will inexorably cement its hard-earned international reputation as a bastion of political stability.   Ghanaian politicians are a strange breed, prone…
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Tamale Motorcyclists: Defiant, Daring and Deadly

Is Tamale fast morphing into the African version of Bangkok the teeming Thailand capital where motorcyclists are ubiquitous? There is mounting evidence that it has. The surge of motorcyclists in Tamale is unprecedented; just stroll onto the streets of Tamale on any given day and the sheer number of motorcyclists will simply overwhelm you. They…
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Beware of divisive politicians- General mosquito warns Northerners

The General Secretary of the Ruling National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu Nketia warned the people of the northern region to beware of politicians who are palming vicious stories about the president and leader of the NDC John Dramani Mahama.   He said this year’s election is the time for the northern region after 56 years…
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Presidential debate for 2012 elections set in Tamale

The Institute of Economic Affair’s (IEA) will tomorrow host its first series of presidential debate in Tamale for the various presidential candidates in these years’ elections.   The debate according to the IEA forms part of their efforts to consolidate multiparty democracy and promote issue based elections in Ghana.     The Debates will take…
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