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Government commended for issuing white paper on CRC

The Forum for Governance and Justice (FGJ) on Monday commended the Government for accepting 90 per cent of the recommendations contained in the Constitution Review Commission (CRC) Report. In addition, it welcomed the announcement by government to establish a five-member committee to facilitate the process of amending the 1992 Constitution. …

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NCCE not for any political party – official

An official of the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) has stated that the public should disabuse their minds of the notion that the Commission was for a particular political party. Mr. John Arhin, the Cape Coast Metro Director of the NCCE who said this at the Oguaa Inter-Party Dialogue …

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Seven politically motivated deaths seen in Ghana as 2012 election nears

The West African Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP-Ghana), has from January to June this year recorded seven deaths and nine injuries across the country, which it said were politically motivated and warned against complacency before the December polls. It recorded 86 reported cases of violence out of which 20 incidents (23%) …

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Chile to establish embassy in Ghana

The government of the Republic of Chile is to formally establish a diplomatic mission in Ghana after decades of good relations between both countries. This was announced at a luncheon held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in honour of the Vice Foreign Minister of Chile currently …

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Tema Metropolitan Assembly elects new Presiding Member

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly has elected a 37-year old Mr. Romeo Elikplim Akahoho as its new presiding member. Mr. Akahoho polled 37 out a total of 46 votes to occupy the seat. He had five more votes than the required minimum of 32 votes to qualify for the position. The …

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Increased political activities contribute to road crashes – NRSC

Mr Stephen Anokye, the Central Regional Manager of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), has called on political parties to create safe environment for road users since most of their campaign trips begin and end with road transport. He said road transport played a pivotal role in the socio-economic and …

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Ghanaian broadcasters launch code of conduct for election 2012

Most Reverend Charles Palmer-Buckle, the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Accra, has appealed to media practitioners to be circumspect and professional in their reportage before, during and after the December polls. Bishop Palmer-Buckle said some media houses have made it their trade mark to report only negative things …

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Biometric voter registration begins July 10 at Akuse

Biometric voter registration exercise for this year’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections begins at Akuse area on Tuesday July 10, to July 19, 2012. The delay for the registration exercise in the area was as a result of a Legislative Instrument that placed the area, known to be part of Eastern …

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Electoral Commission rejects National Democratic Party’s colours

The Electoral Commission (EC) has rejected the black, red, white and green colours presented for registration by the yet to be certified National Democratic Party (NDP), saying it violates the Political Parties Act 574. The Party has been accordingly advised to work on its colours to conform with section 10 …

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Majority of Election 2008 disputes were wrongly filed – Justice Nabarese

Statistical data relating to election disputes instituted after Election 2008 indicates that 70 per cent of the cases were commenced by writ of summons instead of petitions and were accordingly struck out. “In one region alone as high as 17 writs of summons were filed instead of a petition and …

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