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Media should hold political parties accountable – Akoto Ampaw

Media practitioners were at the weekend tasked to hold political parties and governments accountable to the people as they exert their independence and integrity in their reportage. “You should serve as a vehicle and light for public enlightenment as well as maintaining the watchdog role in the public interest…fairness and …

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Gender advocates call for passage of Affirmative Action Law

Gender Advocates and Women Parliamentary Aspirants at the weekend called on the government to accelerate the passage of an Affirmative Action law. The passage of such laws will pave the way for increased representation of women in decision making process and also ensure the realisation of the United Nations mandate …

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Assembly members reminded to be non-partisan

Mr. De-graft Fokuo, acting District Chief Executive (DCE) for the newly created Asante-Akim North District, has reminded assembly members to put the development of the people ahead of partisan political consideration or interest. He said they should not allow their political affiliation to interfere with the performance of the job …

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Bagbin wants President’s term of office extended

Mr. Alban Bagbin, the Minister of Health, on Thursday called for the extension of term of office of the presidency and said the four-year term was not making any meaningful impact on national development. Mr. Bagbin made the call when he addressed management and staff of the Brong-Ahafo Regional Hospital …

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NPP leads in use of indecent expressions on radio

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been cited again for the use of 10 out of the 19 indecent remarks recorded between September 2nd – 8th, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), stated in Accra. Members and supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) made seven of such expressions, …

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President Mahama wants proper political transition

President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday said government would welcome all kinds of suggestions and collaborations that would help streamline the country’s political transition. He attributed the sporadic blame game among political parties during transitions to lack of proper documentation and filing which leave very little information for effective transfer …

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Security agencies prepared on how to deal with electoral violence

Security Agencies in the Northern Region on Thursday attended a three-day refresher workshop on how to deal with electoral violence so as to make the December polls violence free. The agencies included the Ghana Police, Immigration, Fire and Prisons services as well as the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue …

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IEA-NCCE begin election 2012 educational campaign

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Thursday began a nation-wide regional educational and awareness creation campaign for a peaceful election 2012. The programme, which commenced through a workshop in Sunyani, was on the theme: “Towards Violence-Free Election in Ghana; the 2012 …

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NPP urges Electoral Commission to listen to good counsel

Ms. Abena Kwallah, Western Regional Organizer for the New patriotic Party (NPP) on Wednesday urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to heed the various concerns raised by Ghanaians with regards to the creation of the 45 new constituencies. She said despite the fact that the EC was an independent body, it …

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