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EC projects to register 700,000 first time voters

The Electoral Commission is projecting to register 700,000 Ghanaians who have attained the age of 18 and those who could not register in the last exercise. The estimated figure was arrived at based on the research conducted by the Commission. The registration exercise, which started today, Monday, June 17th and …

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Group wants Peter Amewu as MP of Hohoe 

A group calling itself, “Volunteers for JP 2020” in the Hohoe constituency of the Volta region want Mr. John Peter Amewu, Minister for Energy to represent the constituency in Parliament. The group said though previous members of Parliament for the area had contributed in diverse ways to the development of …

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EC begins nationwide limited voter registration exercise

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Monday began a nationwide limited voter registration exercise to capture new entrants. According to the EC, the registration exercise, which is from Monday, June 17th to Sunday, July 7th, starts from 0700 hours to 1800 hours on each day, and would include weekends. The exercise …

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Ningo–Prampram NDC Constituency Chairman set to unseat Sam George.

Mr. Michael  Kwetey Tetteh, Constituency Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress NDC in the Ningo –Prampram constituency says he is ready to unseat Mister Samuel Nartey George, the incumbent Member of Parliament(MP). In an exclusive interview with the Ghana New Agency, Mr. Micheal Kwetey Tetteh, blamed Mr. Samuel George …

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Deputy Speaker cautions MPs not to lie about attendance

Mr Joseph Osei Owusu, First Deputy Speaker of Parliament on Thursday cautioned Members of Parliament (MPs) who sign the attendance register and later engage in business, not related to the House, to desist from the practice, or be sanctioned. He said: “There are some people I have noted; every day …

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CPP marks 70th Anniversary with a call for unity

The Convention Peoples Party (CPP) on Wednesday celebrated its 70th anniversary with a call on members to unite to restore its lost glory. It was also aimed at honouring members, whose hard work and exemplary life championed the cause of the country and the party. The event which was held …

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Study finds 50% of Ghanaians know MPs as development advocates

A study by the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, has revealed that 50.8 per cent of Ghanaians know their Members of Parliament (MPs) as development advocates. The opinion poll 2019 dubbed “Assessment of the 275 MPs – Perspective from the Constituents”; shows that Ghanaians view their MPs …

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Twifo-Hemang Assembly rejects President’s nominee

The President’s new nominee for the post of District Chief Executive (DCE) for Twifo Hemang-Lower-Denkyira, Mr. Kennedy Sarpong, has been rejected in a confirmation poll. He polled 12 out of the 24 expected votes with one absentee. The votes fell below the two-thirds majority needed to get the nod. However, …

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MMDCEs election will eliminate Winner-Takes-All politics – Asiedu-Nketia

Mr Johnson Asiedu-Nketia, General Secretary of th3e National Democratic Congress (NDC) has reiterated that the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) will eliminate the problem of Winner-Takes-All politics in Ghana. Winner-Takes-All is an electoral system in which, a single political party can elect every office within a …

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Unite or lose 2020 elections – Klutse Avedzi to NDC

Mr. James Klutse Avedzi, Ketu North Member of Parliament (MP), has called for unity in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) towards the 2020 elections, by closing their ranks. He said though victory was beckoning in next year’s elections due to the failure of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Government, to …

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