Tag: elections

Brazil protesters set ministry on fire

Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas grenades during clashes Angry demonstrators in Brasilia have started a fire inside the ministry of agriculture and have damaged several other ministerial buildings. Brazilian authorities estimate around 35,000 …

Odododiodio NPP secretary resigns

The Odododiodio Constituency Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Samuel Ofosu, has resigned his position in the party citing unfair treatment by regional executives. According to him, notwithstanding their sacrifices and efforts which ensured victory …

Talensi rejects Akufo-Addo DCE nominee

Chhristopher Boatbil Someteima polled 19 out of 30 votes President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s nominee for the position of District Chief Executive for Talensi in the Upper East Region, Christopher Boatbil Someteima, has been rejected …

Macron elected French president

Emmanuel Macron Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has decisively won the French presidential election, projected results say. Mr Macron defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen by about 65.5% to 34.5% to become, at 39, the country’s …

France decides between Le Pen and Macron

A pro-business liberal faces a France-first nationalist French voters are choosing their next president after an unpredictable campaign that has divided the country. The second round contest pits centrist Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old former investment …