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ROPAA Implementation Committee begins regional consultations 

The Electoral Commission (EC) Representation of the People’s Amendment Act (ROPAA) Consultative and Implementation Committee has rolled-out a comprehensive regional consultation programme with local stakeholders and civil society organizations. The EC ROPAA Committee will engage political parties representations, traditional authorities, religious leaders, and the media from February 18 at Sekondi, …

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Akufo-Addo to present State of the Nation address next week

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will next week, Thursday, February 21, 2019, present the state of the nation address in Parliament. The statement, titled “Message of the State of the Nation” (SONA) is in accordance with Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana which states: “The President shall, at …

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Techiman officially named capital of Bono East Region

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, named Techiman as the capital of the newly created Bono East Region, with the assurance that government projects and structures would be equitably spread within the region. Making the announcement at the Forecourt of the Jubilee House in Accra, where he presented the …

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North East Region presented with Constitutional Instrument

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday presented the Constitutional Instrument (CI 116) that gives effect to the creation of the North East Region of Ghana to the overlord of the Mamprugu Kingdom, Nayiri Naa Bohogu Abdulai Mahahami Sheriga in Accra. The North East Region is the first of six …

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Tema Mantse calls for change in by-election laws

The industrial City King, Dr. Nii Adjei Kraku II, has bemoaned the perpetual spectre of violence that lurks over the country anytime there is a Parliamentary by-election. He has therefore proposed to the lawmakers to come up with legislations to end the vicious cycle. Speaking in an exclusive interview with …

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Speaker walks out MP from chamber

The Speaker of Parliament walked out Alhaji Alhassan Suhuyini, Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale North over excessive heckling in the chamber of Parliament. Mr Suhuyini was heard shouting on top of his voice during the debate over the Minority boycott of the swearing-in of Ms Lydia Seyram Alhassan, the …

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EC entreats political parties to submit audited accounts

The Electoral Commission (EC) has called on political parties which are yet to submit their returns and audited accounts for 2017/218 to do so by the 13th of February. Mrs Jean Mensa, EC Chairperson, said the Commission had noted that the number of audited accounts received to date fell short …

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STAR Ghana Foundation calls for active citizenship

The STAR Ghana Foundation has called for active citizenship in order to ensure a strong and healthy nation. Mr Ibrahim-Tanko Amidu, the Acting Executive Director of STAR Ghana Foundation, said active citizenship was the willingness of citizens to stand-up and be part of any action to improve the society. He …

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