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Vigilantism is topmost security threat to Election 2020 – NCCE

Vigilantism has been identified as the topmost security threat to the peaceful conduct of the 2020 elections on December 7, a survey by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has established. The survey also established that the main causes of vigilantism was political influence and it also confirmed that …

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Election 2020: EU Election Observation Mission starts work

A nine-member team of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Ghana’s forthcoming presidential and parliamentary elections, has started work. In a statement copied to the Ghana News Agency, Mr Javier Nart, Chief Observer, Member of the European Parliament from Spain, said “This mission is a clear sign …

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CPP says it will reactivate post-independence socialist education

The Government of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) will reactivate the post-independence socialist education policies as per the Ghana Education Trust Act (1960) that offers Universal Compulsory and Free Education from the kindergarten to tertiary levels. “We will enhance the quality of education from the children’s perspective by improving the …

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We want the development of the North – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, says the development of the Upper East, North East, Northern, Savannah and Upper West Regions are cardinal to the government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). “We want development of this country, we want development of the North, we have been left behind for …

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UFP flagbearer’s bid to stop December 7 polls thrown out

United Front Party (UFP)’s Nana Agyenim Boateng’s bid to challenge his disqualification and also stop the conduct of the December 7 election has been rejected by an Accra High Court. Boateng was one of the prospective presidential candidates disqualified by the Electoral Commission (EC). The Commission however gave 12 others …

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7th Parliament prepares for dissolution

Speaker of Parliament Prof Aaron Michael Oquaye at the weekend adjourned Parliament sine die, to enable Members participate in the final leg of campaigning before the polls. On December 7, 2020, the Ghanaian electorate will elect a president and Members of Parliament (MP). In his closing remarks, before the adjournment, …

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Election 2020: Greater Accra has highest voter population

The Greater Accra Region has the highest valid voter population for the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections. Out of the total 17,029,971 valid voters on the Register, the Region has 3,529,181, followed closely by Ashanti Region, with 3020,141 voters. Dr Bossman Eric Asare, the Deputy Chairman in charge of Corporate …

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NPP says will offer free WiFi to all SHS if it is retained

The next Government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) will ensure the completion of the process to provide free Wifi at all Senior High Schools (SHS) and public tertiary institutions and training colleges. The NPP in its Election 2020 manifesto sub-headline; ‘Consolidating Our Achievements and The Way Forward-Education,’ explained that …

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Parliament declares Fomena seat vacant as MP contests own party

Speaker of Parliament Aaron Mike Oquaye has declared the Fomena seat, occupied by Andrew Amoako Asiamah, a member from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) vacant as the MP now contests as independent candidate in Election 2020. The NPP wrote to Parliament to withdraw Asiamah after he filed with the Electoral …

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EC ready to deliver December 7 elections

The Electoral Commission (EC) says it is ready to deliver a successful, credible, fair, orderly and peaceful elections on December 7, 2020. Chairperson of the Commission Jean Mensa, briefing Parliament, in Accra, at weekend on the roadmap for the polls said the Commission had procured a wide variety of election …

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