Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «vote»

March 26, 2018 11:46 AM Egypt elections: Favourite Sisi seeks high turnout in polls

Egyptians began voting on Monday in a presidential election set to deliver an easy win for incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, with turnout the main focus after all serious opposition withdrew complaining of repression. Polling stations will be open for three days and Sisi, a former military commander, has urged Egyptians to vote, hinting that he sees the election 102

March 23, 2018 9:30 AM U/East NPP Chair aspirant targets more parliamentary seats

An Upper East Regional Chairman aspirant of the New Patriotic Party, Filson Awankua, says his leadership will ensure the party increases its parliamentary seats in the region and create job opportunities for the citizenry. Mr. Awankua, said the few [3] NPP parliamentary seats in the region was due to the poor leadership and disunity among the regional 117

February 17, 2018 7:34 AM President Ramaphosa pledges ‘new dawn’ for South Africa

New South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has spoken of a “new dawn” in his first State of the Nation address. Mr Ramaphosa, who was sworn in on Thursday, promised to “turn the tide of corruption”. He also spoke of accelerating land redistribution and outlined plans to boost the economy and create jobs. His predecessor, Jacob Zuma, stepped down on Wednesday 51

February 11, 2018 10:41 AM I should get an award for good behaviour – Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he should win an award for his behaviour on the touchline. The Portuguese coach has been sent to the stands on several occasions during his managerial career following clashes with fourth officials. However, Mourinho says he has changed his ways and feels he is now one of the Premier League’s best behaved 44

January 27, 2018 3:11 PM Czech president Zeman wins second term

Czech President Milos Zeman has won a second five-year term in office following a tight run-off vote against rival Jiri Drahos. Mr Zeman, a pro-Russia and strident opponent of immigration, took 52% of the vote, narrowly beating Mr Drahos, a pro-EU academic with no prior political experience, Czech television reports. Saturday’s ballot was the second 64

December 29, 2017 10:32 AM PNC slams Mornah for calling for Israeli Ambassador’s expulsion

The People’s National Convention (PNC), has condemned its National Chairman, Bernard Mornah, over his calls for the expulsion of Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, Ami Mehl, saying that is not a party position. Mr. Mornah made the call following statements from the Ambassador describing Ghana’s vote against the US on making Jerusalem the capital of Israel 49

December 21, 2017 5:57 PM UN rejects US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Isreal’s capital

UN member states met in the General Assembly on Thursday to debate a draft resolution that rejects the US President Donald Trump’s decision to name Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al Malki referenced the US threat that it was “taking names” of those who vote in favor of the measure in his remarks to the assembly 50

December 15, 2017 11:31 AM NPP holds extraordinary national delegates conference on Sunday

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), will this Sunday, December 17, hold an extraordinary national delegates conference to consider various proposed amendments to the party’s Constitution. The event to in Kumasi is a follow up to the Annual National Delegates Conference in August this year, at which various proposals were made for amendments to the party’s 60

November 25, 2017 9:24 AM Donald Trump says he turned down Time’s Person of the Year

Time Magazine is disputing US President Donald Trump’s account of how he rejected a request for an interview and photo shoot ahead of its Person of the Year issue. On Friday, Mr Trump tweeted that Time had called to say he was “probably” going to be named Person of the Year. But Time later said the president was incorrect about how it makes its choice 71

November 16, 2017 12:17 PM Australian diplomat dies in New York building fall

An Australian diplomat has died after falling from a New York City balcony while socialising with friends. Julian Simpson, 30, accidentally slipped from a seventh-floor ledge of his Manhattan building and fell to a landing on the second floor, New York police said. US media report he was playing a “trust game” with a friend before he fell. Mr Simpson 85