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Political Scientist advocates reforms in Ghana’s electoral process

A Senior Lecturer at the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, Dr. Alidu Seidu says following the mishaps experienced by the Electoral Commission in declaring election results last year and this year’s election petition hearings, the time...

EC complies with court order to provide election documents for inspection

The EC has complied with the Wenchi High Court’s order to provide, the petitioner in the Techiman South Constituency Election case, Dr. Christopher Beyere Baasongti, the election documents for inspection. According to the registrar of the Wenchi High Court, Kwabena...

High Court orders EC to produce original documents on Techiman South Parliamentary Results

The Wenchi High Court has ordered the Electoral Commission (EC) to produce only the original copies of documents on the Techiman South 2020 Parliamentary results, in three days. The Techiman South Parliamentary Candidate of the National Democratic Congress, Mr Christopher...

EU Election Observer Mission proposes fixed timeline for parliamentary election petitions

The European Union Election Observer Mission for the 2020 elections is proposing a fixed timelines for resolving parliamentary election petitions. The EU Observers recommended that “parliamentary election petitions be commenced 21 days after the declaration of results just like presidential...

EU Election Observer Mission makes 18 Recommendations for future elections in Ghana

The misuse of state resources, abuse of incumbency, vote-buying, and unregulated campaign finances still remains a challenge in the country's election process. This was contained in the final report of the 2020 EU election observer mission. At a press conference...

Court adjourns Essikado-Ketan Parliamentary election petition to March 23

A Sekondi High Court has adjourned an election petition filed by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Essikado-Ketan in the 2020 elections, Professor Dr. Grace Ayensu-Danquah challenging the results declared by the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana Mr....

Election petition: Kpessa Whyte, Mettle Nunoo’s testimonies irrelevant- Supreme Court

The Chief Justice, Kwesi Anin Yeboah, has described the testimonies of the second and third witnesses of the Petitioner, Dr.  Kpessa Whyte and Robert Mettle Nunoo as baseless and irrelevant to the case. He said the two witnesses referred to...

Nana Akufo-Addo affirmed as validly elected President in 2020 elections

The Supreme Court has affirmed President Akufo-Addo as the constitutionally elected President of Ghana. This follows a unanimous decision of the seven-member panel of judges to dismiss the election petition filed by the 2020 Presidential candidate of the NDC, John...

Supreme Court dismisses Mahama’s 2020 Election petition

The Supreme Court of Ghana has by a unanimous decision dismissed the Election Petition brought before it by Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2020 elections, John Dramani Mahama. According to Chief Justice Kwesi Anin-Yeboah, they...

NDC demands refund of filling fee for presidential, parliamentary candidates in election 2020

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is demanding a refund of filing fees paid by its 2020 presidential candidate, John Mahama ahead of the December 7, elections. The party is also asking the Electoral Commission to refund filing fees for the...

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