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GUM presents third biggest slate of parliamentary candidates in Greater Accra

The Ghana Union Movement (GUM) is presenting the third biggest slate of parliamentary candidates in the Greater Accra Region for the December 7, 2020 election. Apart from the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) which have filed candidates for all the 34 constituencies …

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We’re building a new Ghana that works – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the Akufo-Addo-led government has kept faith with Ghanaians and has delivered on its electoral commitments. He, therefore, urged Ghanaians to renew the mandate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on December 7 to consolidate the gains made so …

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About nine million females to vote in Ghana elections

About nine million female voters are expected to cast their ballots during the December 7 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections, statistical data from the Electoral Commission (EC) indicates. Mr Michael Boadu, EC Director of Training stated that out of the Voter Population-17,029,981 who are eligible to Vote on December 7, the …

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NDC accuses government of deliberately failing to activate Presidential Transition process

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has called on government to trigger the Presidential Transition Process as required by law. According to the Party, government had failed to activate the Presidential Transition Process for reasons best known to itself. Section 6 (1) of the Presidential Transition Act, 2012 (Act 845) states: …

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Dr Chambas calls on Ghanaians to deepen democracy

Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the United Nations General Secretary, has said that Ghana’s forthcoming elections is as important for the nation as they are significant for Africa. He added that, “The elections will be another opportunity for Ghana to showcase its enviable democratic credentials and for the …

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Election debates key to increasing political accountability, transparency – NCCE

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has described the ongoing Parliamentary Candidates’ (PC) debates across the country as essential to deepening the decentralisation and democratic process. It allows constituents to engage candidates to assess their competencies to enable them to make informed choices while promoting accountability and transparency. Mr. …

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NDC administration will implement Free Primary Healthcare for Ghanaians – Mahama

The next government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will implement a Free Primary Healthcare for all Ghanaians, Mr John Dramani Mahama, NDC Presidential Candidate has said. This, he explained would complement the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), and that one would only require a Ghana Card to be able …

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Mahama has nothing to offer – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday enjoined Ghanaians to distrust the many promises being made by former president John Mahama in his bid for another shot at the presidency. He said Mr Mahama’s abysmal record in office, which led to his exit from the presidency after the 2016 elections, was …

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Media criticism must improve electoral process – EC Chair

Mrs Jean Mensa, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), has asked the media to be circumspect in their criticisms in order not to disrupt the electoral processes. She said criticisms should be geared towards improving the electoral processes and not “to disrupt the system.” Mrs Jean Mensa said this …

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Chief Justice launches manual on election adjudication

Chief Justice Anin Yeboah on Tuesday launched the fourth edition of the Manual on Election Adjudication to address electoral issues that might arise from the December Presidential and Parliamentary Elections. The 397-page manual has ten chapters focusing on the right to vote in the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections, Elections disputes …

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