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Minority ready to resist CSE policy

Accra, Oct. 04, GNA – Mr Haruna Iddrisu, the Minority Leader, on Friday said the National Democratic Congress (NDC) would fight any attempt to introduce the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in basic schools.    At a press conference at the Parliament House, Mr Iddrisu said the CSE was being championed by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual […]

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Reduction of Presidential age will deepen inclusive democratic governance

Bolgatanga, Oct 4, GNA – Mr Frank Wilson Bodza, the Programmes Manager in charge the Democratic Governance at Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiDAF), has advocated the reduction of the presidential age to promote youth participation and inclusive democratic governance.He said the youth of Ghana formed almost half of the country’s population and […]

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NDC alleges mass vote transfer to Karaga, Nanton

Tamale, Oct. 04, GNA — The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Northern Region has claimed that the Electoral Commission (EC) is attempting to aid the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to undertake mass voter transfers from Tamale to the Karaga and Nanton Constituencies.Mr Hardi Pagazaa, Deputy Northern Regional Communications Officer of the NDC, who made […]

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There is a glimmer of hope for Africa – US Envoy

Accra, OCT 4, GNA – There is glimmer of hope for Africa, Mr Tibor P. Nagy Jr, United States Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, has said.“I have been following Africa and living in Africa since 1978. From the time I arrive in Africa, I think until the time I die, […]

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Need for more education on December 17 Referendum Vote

Accra, Oct. 3, GNA – There is the need for more awareness creation on the proposed amendment of Article 55(3), to pave way for the participation of political parties in district level elections.This is because it is only when the public fully appreciate the need for the amendment that they would participate and ensure its […]

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Referendum alone not an end to appointment of MMDCEs

Ho, Oct. 3, GNA- Mr. Samuel Asare  Akuamoah, the Deputy Chairman, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)has said the upcoming referendum on the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) alone would not take away the President’s power of appointment of the executives. He said Parliament would have to amend the non- entrenched […]

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EC opens nominations for District Assembly elections

Accra, Oct 3, GNA— The Electoral Commission (EC) will from Monday October, 7 open nominations for prospective Candidates who wish to contest for this year’s District Assembly and Unit Committee elections.This was contained in a News statement issued on Wednesday, signed by Mrs Jean Mensah, the Chairperson of the Commission and copied the Ghana News […]

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Conduct Assembly campaigns with decorum, MCE advices

Tema, Oct 3, GNA — The Tema West Municipal Assembly (TWMA) has dissolved its first assembly with a call on aspiring members to conduct their campaigns with decorum to preserve the peace in the area before, during, and after the district assembly elections. All metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies in Ghana stand dissolved on October […]

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Monetisation in Ghana electoral processes alarming- Majority Leader

Accra, Oct 2, GNA- The growing trend of monetisation in Ghana’s electoral processes has reached alarming proportions and national crisis, Majority Leader in Parliament Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu warned on Tuesday in Accra.     He observed further that, the level of monetization of elections and politics in Ghana is unsustainable, affecting both the ruling New Patriotic Party […]

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Electoral Commission confers with Police Administration on ‘trio’ elections

Accra, Oct 2, GNA-The Electoral Commission (EC), in its quest to conduct credible, free, fair and transparent ‘trio’ elections on Wednesday met the Police Management Advisory Board to commence discussions bordering on security. The ‘trio’ are the election of the District Assembly and Unit Committee members as well as the Referendum, which is expected to […]