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Election 2024: Intra-party elections and lessons

By Gabriel Dei Yeboah, Election Watcher, Bono East Region, Ghana As another electoral cycle approaches, political parties are all lacing their boots for the 2024 Presidential and parliamentary elections in different ways. Specifically, they are electing their executive Officers at...

Discuss NDC’s electoral reforms devoid of political connotations- Elvis Afriyie Ankrah

Director of Elections of the NDC, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah is asking Ghanaians to look thoroughly and dispassionately into the issues the party has raised pertaining electoral reforms and objectively, dissect and discuss them in a manner that would grow...

MPs for North Tongu and Elembelle jointly petition CHRAJ to investigate deaths during 2020 election

Two MP's Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa for North Tongu and Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Ellembelle, have petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to investigate the deaths that occurred in the 2020 polls. The petition is lodged against the...

Former President Mahama begins Election 2020 ‘Thank You Tour’

By Rebecca Ekpe Former President and National Democratic Congress 2020 flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama, has begun a nationwide tour intended to thank Ghanaians for their votes in the 2020 Presidential polls. The tour across all 16 regions will take place in...

IPAC approves proposal for electoral reforms

The Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC), following a Two -day Review Workshop on the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections, has come out with 16 point resolutions aimed at improving subsequent elections in the country. The workshop was attended by representatives of...

NDC dismisses Electoral Commission’s claims of successes during election 2020

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has debunked claims by the Electoral Commission of chalking up great success at last year’s general election. The EC Chairperson, Mrs Jean Mensah at a recent stakeholders meeting to review the last election, noted that...

Stakeholders back EC’s reform proposal

At the end of a two-day IPAC review workshop on the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections, the Committee and the Electoral commission have issued a communique proposing recommendations for reforms. The recommendations will cover the process of registration, exhibition, filing...

Election 2020 fully funded by government; First in 4th Republic – EC Chair

Election 2020 is the first election to be fully funded by the government since democracy was restored in the country in 1992. It is one election which had no donor funding to support the election management processes, the Chair of the...

EC proposes new closing time for Polls in Ghana

The Electoral Commission (EC) has proposed that as part of electoral reforms polls would be close at 15000 hours rather than 1700 hours in subsequent elections. The Commission said in 2019, it announced a decision to close polls earlier in...

Set up enforcement unit -Stakeholders urge EC

Stakeholders at a high-level post-elections review workshop to assess the conduct of Ghana’s 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections have reiterated the need for the Electoral Commission (EC) to set up an enforcement unit to enforce laws regarding the conditions...

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10 reasons to visit Kakum National Park in Ghana

By: Seli Baisie I know the holiday season is over but if you are feeling a little adventurous and want...

CHAN 2022: Black Galaxies crash out, hosts march onward

By Emmanuel Yaw Nkansah  The quarterfinal matches of the ongoing African Nations Championship have all been honored and, yeah, the Black Galaxies are out....

Bisa Kdei hosts fans and top industry players at “Original” album

Ghanaian Highlife star Bisa Kdei has successfully staged the listening party for his fourth studio album, titled "Original," in the United Kingdom (UK). The one-off...

About 4,000 Burkinabes seek asylum in Ghana’s Bawku West District

At least 4,000 Burkina Faso nationals are seeking refuge in some parts of the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region, following terrorists’...

Police Inspector who left Gun in “trotro” interdicted

The Police Officer who left his rifle in a commercial vehicle after allegedly collecting a GH¢100 bribe from the Driver has been interdicted. Inspector Sulemana...