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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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My ambition is to make life comfortable for Ghanaians – Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has advised the electorate to vote decisively for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the December 7 General Elections. The 2020 polls, he said, offered the citizenry another opportunity to endorse his Administration for more socio-economic development projects. “My ambition is to make …

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NDC will win 60% seats in Parliament – Mahama

Mr John Daramani Mahama the Flagbearer of National Democratic Congress (NDC) has assured supporters of the party in Yendi and Ghana as a whole that NDC will win 60 percent of the seats in Parliament come December 7, 2020 elections. The flag bearer Mr John Mahama gave the assurance at …

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NDC administration will bring Ahmed Hussein-Suale’s killers to justice – Mahama

Mr John Dramani Mahama, Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), says his next administration will ensure that killers of investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale faced justice. Mr Mahama gave the assurance at Wulensi, the hometown of the late Ahmed Hussein-Suale, during a community engagement with the chiefs and people …

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2020 election results to be collated in three stages — EC

Mr Michael Boadu, the Director for Training, Electoral Commission (EC), has said that collation of the December 7 election results will be carried out using a three-tier arrangement as against the two-step approach used in previous elections. Hither to, he said, collation of results was done at Constituency offices and …

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Western North Region Minister donates GH¢100,000 bulbs, cash to NPP campaign

The Western North Regional Minister, Mr Kingsely Aboagye-Gyedu has presented street light bulbs worth GH¢60,000 and a cheque for GH¢40,000 to the New Patriotic Party (NPP NPP Constituency Executives to support the campaign activities. The Regional Minister, who is also the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai, presented the items …

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