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Forty former MPs don’t deserve extra pension payments – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court says retired Members of Parliament ought not to be paid and receive special or extra pension payments. The seven-member panel unanimously ruled, however, that the retired MPs were entitled to gratuities embodied in Article 114 of the 1992 Constitution. Reading the judgement of the Apex Court of the land, Justice …

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Every single vote counts – Australian High Commissioner to Ghana

The Australia High Commissioner to Ghana and other seven West African countries, Gregory Andrews is urging Ghanaians to step out in their numbers to exercise their civic rights on Monday, December 7. According to him, the alternative to democracy is dictatorship and totalitarianism, which he described as bad for human …

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Gane4Ghana responds to Final Ruling on disqualification decision by EC

Mr Marricke Kofi Gane has reacted to an Accra High Court’s ruling that the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana is right in disqualifying his candidacy as an Independent Presidential Candidate for the 2020 Presidential Elections. In a press release to the Ghana News Agency, Mr Gane said, though, he respected …

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NDC declares nationwide prayer and fasting for December 7 elections

Leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has announced a nationwide declaration of prayer, fasting and thanksgiving from Thursday, December 3 to Saturday, December 5. The three-day programme is to thank God Almighty for His Goodness and Mercies towards the December 7 General Elections and the last month to the …

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National Election Security Taskforce deploys over 60,000 personnel

The National Election Security Task Force has deployed 62,794 personnel nationwide to ensure law and order ahead of the December polls. The taskforce is drawn from the Police Service, Military, Fire Service, Prison Service, Immigration Service, Customs Service, and the National Intelligence Bureau. Mr James Oppong-Boanuh, the Inspector-General of Police …

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President declares December 7 public holiday

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has by Executive Instrument declared Monday, December 7, 2020, a public holiday. As such Friday, 3 December will not be a holiday. This move, according to a statement issued by the Presidency on Wednesday, is to “facilitate the conduct of the election in the context …

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Kofi Koranteng’s suit against EC dismissed

A High Court in Accra (The Human Rights Division) has dismissed an application filed by Kofi Koranteng, a disqualified Independent Presidential Candidate of this year’s general elections. Mr Koranteng sued the Electoral Commission contending that his administrative rights under Article 23 of the 1992 Constitution had been breached. The court …

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CPP will stop rice importation – Greenstreet

The government of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) will place a moratorium on the importation of rice into the country when elected into office on December 7. Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, the Presidential Candidate of the party, who announced this, said CPP government would work to increase rice production and …

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Special voting peaceful, orderly – Signs of voting on December 7?

The special voting for individuals and organisations who will be performing duties during the December 7 general elections happened today December 1, 2020 peacefully and orderly. There was hardly any significant issue with potential to disrupt voting and to disturb the peace recorded, overall. Are those signs that the main …

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Total of 18 constituencies in Northern Region present only one woman candidate

Ms Felicia Tettey, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Sagnarigu Constituency is the only female candidate in the region contesting the Parliamentary election. She is challenging the incumbent, Alhaji Alhassan Bashiru Alhassan Fuseini, of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). They are the only two candidates contesting the elections …

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