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Ghana’s electoral system reliable – EC official

Mrs Rebecca Kabukie-Adjalo, official of the Electoral Commission (EC), on Thursday said the introduction of checks and balances in Ghana’s electoral system has made the process open, reliable and transparent. She said on December 7, copies of voting results at polling stations would be given to all party agents and …

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NCCE urges public to respect the Constitution

Mrs Augustina Akosua Akumanyi, Deputy Chairperson of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in-charge of Operations, on Tuesday said it was not advisable for the people to take the country’s multi-party democracy for granted. She was speaking at a focus group discussion on Deepening and Consolidating  Ghana’s Democracy at …

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Editors Forum, Ghana, Afari-Gyan to dialogue on election 2012

For the second time this year, the Editors Forum, Ghana is scheduled to have another encounter with the Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, on November 15, 2012. The EC boss met with the group, mainly made up of  editors, in February this year and held discussions on …

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Ghana begins printing of ballot papers for election 2012

Printing of ballot papers for the Presidential and Parliamentary polls started on November 7 amidst tight security as the Electoral Commission (EC) stepped up preparations for the December 7 elections, Ghana News Agency investigation established at the weekend. GNA information indicates the various Publishing Houses engaged for the printing have …

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Police hunts for NPP activist in Kumasi

The Kumasi Central Police Station had commenced investigations into circumstances which led to the assault of an activist of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), at the studios of Kessben FM on Saturday evening. Mr Fuseini Donkor, the activist, sustained injuries in his neck and arm after he was allegedly hit …

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Obama’s win is victory for NDC – President Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday observed that President Barrack Obama’s victory in the United States would be replicated for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the December polls in Ghana. He said “In 2008 polls in the USA, Obama won by chasing the elephant into the bush and later …

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Politicizing ethnicity, chieftaincy are recipes for conflicts – WANEP

The West Africa Network for Peace-building (WANEP) on Thursday advised politicians to desist from politicisation of chieftaincy and ethnicity in the country, especially in the north, which has the potential to ignite the flames of conflict. “The politicisation of ethnicity and chieftaincy especially in the northern part of the country …

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NPP promises to modernise Mankesim market

Mr Francis Egyarku Donkoh, Central Regional Youth Organizer of the New Patriotic party (NPP), has pledged that the Mankesim market would be modernized and expanded to include a police station, clinic and fire post, if the party is voted into power on December 7. He called on Ghanaians to vote …

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Free SHS concept is mere propaganda – Ziggah

Mr Samuel Richard Ziggah, Chief Patron of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) branch of the Tertiary Institutional Network (TEIN) has said that the concept of  free Senior High School (SHS) being espoused by the New Patriotic Party (NPP)  is mere propaganda intended to baffle Ghanaians, especially the rural folks. …

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Fake NDC, NPP Manifestos on sale?

Investigations conducted by the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Friday uncovered that fake copies of manifestos of the two major political parties, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) are on sale at GHc5 a piece. The fake documents are being sold along some principal streets …

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