TUC calls for peaceful elections

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) believes the country is politically matured, after six successful elections, and believes the seventh would equally be successful.In a release circulated to the media and signed by the Secretary-General, Dr. Yaw Baah, it urged all eligible ... — Read More

The View from Virginia - The Morning After

For Hilary Clinton, 2016 presidential contender for the Democrats, genteel Virginia was a’ keep it in the bag’ state as opposed to the hard ‘Must Deliver’ battle ground states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida.The hard truth is that across ... — Read More

The View from Virginia---Back to the Future

Within hours of the stunning victory by the Republican Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump in their election 2016, his second cousins came out of the woodwork.  Congratulations came promptly from Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu. US President elect Trump has ... — Read More

The polls in Virginia opens soon

The polls in Virginia will open in 3 and a half hours. Those who live and work in this fairly affluent blue state are people who are largely educated, own their own homes and whilst the majority of the population remains ... — Read More

US Elections, Polls finally open

The polls in Virginia opened 59 minutes ago and already, Vice Presidential candidate for the Democrats, Tim Kaine, former Governor of this Blue-ish state has cast his vote. The taxi driver taking me around is a brother from Somalia.? We ... — Read More

The View From Virginia - It Is personal

In Virginia, a Blue state albeit, with a thin line that requires Hilary Clinton to keep her eyes on the prize, the average person owns a home worth a quarter of a million dollars; pays about $2,000 in mortgage payments is ... — Read More

The view from Virginia as US votes tomorrow

The View from the Govenor’s Mansion in the Commonwealth of Virgina - established as a state in 1788; home to Jamestown, the first English settlement on the Eastern seaboard - is Blue - ish. ??Terry McAuliffe is the 72nd Governor of ... — Read More

EC extends nomination period to Nov. 7

The Electoral Commission has agreed to extend the nomination periods for all parties from Monday November 7 to Tuesday, November 8 as ordered by the Supreme Court.This follows the decision by the Electoral Commission to concede defeat pertaining to High Court’s ... — Read More

EC disqualifies Nduom, Konadu, 11 others; accepts 4

The Electoral Commission (EC) has rejected the nominations of Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom of the Progressive People's Party (PPP), Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings of National Democratic Party and 11 other presidential candidates in the upcoming December polls.Chairperson of the Commission, Charlotte Osei said the disqualified ... — Read More

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