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I’ll stop corruption, restore discipline – Gane

Mr Marricke Kofi Gane, an Independent Presidential Aspirant for the 2020 General Election has stated his commitment to discourage and stop corruption and indiscipline in the governance structure of political Parties. He therefore, appealed to Ghanaians to vote for him in the December polls to sanitise the system and promote …

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EC says it’s registered more than nine million voters

Mr Samuel Tettey, the Deputy Chairman in Charge of Operations at the Electoral Commission, on Wednesday said a total of 9,860,164 applicants have successfully registered as of July 20. This, he said, represents 65.7 per cent of the projected 15 million of registered voters. The on-going Voters Registration Exercise is …

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Whip disagrees with call to invite Hawa Koomson before Privileges Committee

First Deputy Majority Chief Whip Mathew Nyindam, has condemned, the shooting incident involving Mrs Mavis Hawa Koomson, the Minister for Special Initiatives and MP for Awutu Senya East. He, however, disagreed that she should be hauled before the Privileges Committee of Parliament for the reported shooting, stressing that the Police …

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Court orders EC to give information on Procurement Consultancy Services to MP

A Human Rights Court has ordered the Electoral Commission (EC) to furnish Mr. Ernest Henry Norgbey, Member of Parliament for Ashaiman, with information on the Commission’s procurement consultancy services. In the decision of the Court, it directed the EC to deposit the information within 30 days at the Court’s registry. …

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Court fines Agona East NDC activist for destroying NPP posters

The Agona Swedru Magistrate’s Court has slapped a fined of GH¢1,200.00 on a 24 year-old National Democratic Congress (NDC) activist, for destroying posters of Professor Kwesi Yankah, Parliamentary Candidate of the New Patriotic Party for Agona East Constituency (NPP). Mohammed Hadi will in default serve three months in prison. The …

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Former MP calls for amendment of 1992 Constitution

Madam Aninwaa Lucy Anin, Member of Parliament 1960 to February 24, 1966, on Sunday appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Parliament to initiate the process for the amendment of the 1992 Constitution. “I strongly believe it is time to amend the1992 Constitution with all its flaws of military coup …

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Ghana President out of quarantine, resumes work

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will resume official duties on Monday, July 20, from his office at the Jubilee House after completing a two-week self-quarantine at the Presidential Villa in Accra. He went into self-quarantine on Saturday, July 4, 2020, as a precautionary measure when a person in his close …

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Volta Region registers more than 500,000 voters in 18 days

A total of 506,698 applicants in the Volta region were issued with the new voter card after 18 days of a registration exercise by the Election Commission (EC). Mr Dogbey Adukpo Selormey, the Regional Director of the EC, disclosed this to the Ghana News Agency on Saturday. He said the …

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About 7.2 million eligible applicants register to vote

As of Day 16, the Electoral Commission (EC) has registered a total of 7.2 million eligible applicants with the Greater Accra region leading followed by Ashanti, Eastern and Central, Dr Bossman Eric Asare, Deputy Chair in charge of Corporate Service at the EC, has announced. Addressing journalists at the fourth …

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Ghana Parliament approves more than $2m tax waiver on inputs under 1D1F programme

  Parliament has approved a total of $2.068 million tax waiver on machinery, equipment and raw materials to be procured by three companies under the One District One Factory (1D1F) Programme of the Government. The companies are Accum Energy Ghana Limited, Vester Oil Mills Limited and Ada Premium Diaper Care …

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