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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 […]

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Government Politics

Emile Short advocates formation of Coalition on “Conduct of Public Officers Bill”

Accra, Oct 1, GNA – Mr Justice Emile Francis Short, a former Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has advocated for the formation of a civil society Coalition on the “Conduct of Public Officers Bill”. He said such a Coalition would serve as a pressure group to ensure the speedy […]

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Osae calls on Ghanaians to vote massively for MMDCEs election

Accra, Oct 1, GNA- Ghanaians have been urged to come out in their numbers during the December 17 referendum to vote massively in favour of the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs).Dr Eric Oduro Osae, Technical Advisor, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development said the election of MMDCEs would mean that […]

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The best of NPP, NDC not good enough for Ghana – James Bomfeh

Cape Coast, Sept. 30, GNA – The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has said it remained the only political force with the right development policies and practical ideologies capable of redeeming Ghana from its economic woes and make it strong and prosperous.According to it, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) had […]

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NPP picks female GIMPA student to contest Wa Central seat

Wa (UWR), Sept. 29, GNA – Delegates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Saturday voted Hajia Humu Awudu, a female final year student of Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), to contest the Wa Central Constituency parliamentary seat.    This is the first time the Party had chosen a woman to contest […]

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EC holds maiden ‘trio’ elections on December 17

Accra, Sept. 26, GNA – For the first time in the history of Ghana, the Electoral Commission (EC) will conduct three elections consisting of District Assembly Members, Unit Committee Members and a Referendum on Sunday, December 17.  Across the polling stations nationwide, there will be three ballot boxes and screens and each voter will be […]

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Scale up efforts to end poverty – President to world leaders

Accra, Sept. 26, GNA- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on world leaders to scale up their efforts in ending poverty, whether in the developed or developing world.He*+ said the challenge of eradicating poverty in all its forms ought to engage the energies and resources of leaders of the global community, because “poverty anywhere […]

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Africa Politics

President of Comoros hails African Court

Accra, Sept. 17, GNA – Mr Azali Assoumani, President of Comoros, has hailed the work of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Right for championing and defending the human rights of Africans especially the underprivileged against abuse by the rich and powerful.He said the constitution and law of Comoros prohibits arbitrary arrest and detention […]