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Anyaa-Sowutuom: First Lady garners support for NPP

Residents of Anyaa-Sowutuom in the Ga Central Municipality on Wednesday gave the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, a rousing welcome as she toured parts of the Constituency to canvass for votes for the New Patriotic Party (NPP). Mrs Akufo-Addo waved...

President Akufo-Addo calls on UN, Member States to help restore normalcy to Mali

President Akufo-Addo has called on the United Nations and all member states to lend their support to efforts being made by Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), to restore normalcy to Mali. He said one immediate test confronting the...

Electoral Commission defends position on allegations of missing names

The Electoral Commission (EC), has defended its position on allegations of missing names and distortions in the new voters register saying there are no missing names on the electoral roll. Besides, the register remains a provisional one until it is...

Mahama appeals to International Community to intervene in what he sees as potential crisis in Ghana’s electoral process

Flagbearer of the NDC, John Mahama has suspended his tour of the Bono region following concerns about the new voters' register. He announced the suspension of his second day of the planned four day tour of the Bono region. Vice...

Low turnout for voters register exhibition is normal – EC

The Upper West Regional Director of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mr Osman Ali, says the low turnout in the ongoing exhibition of the 2020 provisional voters register in the region is normal though not the best. “Usually, people are eager...

Voter register exhibition: Low turnout blamed on poor publicity

Some exhibition officers in the ongoing voter register exhibition have blamed poor patronage of the exercise on low publicity. “Many people are not aware of the exercise. Others too do not know the relevance, so only a few people pass...

Government to establish Hospitality Training Institute

Government, through the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) is working with various relevant stakeholders to set up a Hospitality Training Institute to improve upon the quality of services in the country. Mr Spencer...

NDC to continue development projects and programmes – Prof Jane Opoku-Agyemang

Day two of the NDC Vice presidential candidate Jane Naan Opoku Agyeman's campaign tour to the Central Region took her to Assin Worakese of Assin Central. The Chief of the community, Nana Kobra Ankomah, thanked the NDC government for the...

Controller and Accountant-General delete 7,000 ‘Ghost names’ from govt payroll

The Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD) has deleted 7,000 ‘ghost’ names from the government’s payroll this year. The acting Controller and Accountant General, Mr Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem, said the names were removed after a team of auditors and accountants from the...

Review filing fees – PNC to Electoral Commission

The National Vice Chairman of the People's National Convention (PNC), Henry Asante has called on the Electoral Commission to review the filing fees for Presidential and Parliamentary candidates. He said government should make a budget for supporting Political Parties experiencing...

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Voter exhibition extended by two more days

The Electoral Commission (EC) has extended the Voters Exhibition Exercise from Friday, September 25, to Sunday, September 27. The Commission...

EC ends emergency IPAC meeting to address problems with voter exhibition exercise

An emergency Inter-Party Advisory Committee(IPAC) meeting by the EC to brief political parties on the challenges associated with the voter exhibition exercise has ended...

Former President Rawlings’ mother passes on

Madam Victoria Agbotui, mother of former President Jerry John Rawlings, passed on Thursday, September 24, at age 101. She celebrated her 101 birthday on September...

Police will be impartial and professional during December polls – IGP

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr James Oppong-Buanuh, has assured Ghanaians of impartial, truthful and professional policing before, during and after the December...

Government approves financial clearance for about 3000 health professionals

Dr Bernard Okoe Boye, the Deputy Minister of Health, has announced that the government has concluded a financial clearance process for about 3,400 Allied...