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Election

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...

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...

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Western Region loses another Imam

By Marie Aziz Tunde The demise of the Western Regional Imam, Alhaji Sanni Abdullah Bawa, has been reported. The sad event...

Ghana’s Legendary Bronze Medalist, Prince Amartey, dies aged 78

By Tilda Acorlor. Ghana's boxer and Bronze Medalist at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Prince Amartey, has passed on at age 78. He died on...

New York: Predictable and sustainable financing key to winning battle against terrorism

By Edward Nyarko “Africa today carries the largest share of the international peace and security burden, which in fact should be a global responsibility,” says...

Fitch downgrades Ghana from ‘CCC’ to ‘CC’

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Ghana’s Long-Term Local- and Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to ‘CC’, from ‘CCC’. Fitch typically does not assign Outlooks to issuers...

Ghana suffered 3-0 defeat to Brazil in pre-World Cup friendly

Ghana suffered a 3-0 defeat in the hands of five-time world champions Brazil during a friendly match at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre,...