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Political parties in Eastern Region pledge for peaceful election

Political parties in the Eastern Region at the weekend pledged their commitment to break the emerging cycle of violence and ensure that peace prevails during the coming elections. Representatives of the four main political parties – National Democratic Congress (NDC), New Patriotic Party (NPP), the Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) and …

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Ghana launches statutes on election adjudication

Ghana at the weekend launched a summarized Manual and Statutes on Elections Adjudication to facilitate an increased and efficient use of the legal system by stakkeholders conducting and monitoring elections in Ghana. The Manual also seeks to help ensure Ghanaian right to live under a peaceful and fairly elected government. …

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Committee to facilitate Constitution Amendment to be appointed

The government would soon appoint a five-member implementation committee to facilitate the process of amending the 1992 Constitution, which had been in existence for two decades now. Mr Fritz Baffour, Minister of Information, who announced this in Tamale in a speech read on his behalf at the weekend, said the …

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Ghana’s High Commissioner to Singapore presents credentials

Dr. William George Mensah Brandful,  Ghana’s new High Commissioner to Singapore, has presented   credentials to President Tony Tan of Singapore on Friday, 22 June, 2012 at the “Istana” Presidential Palace. Dr Brandful was accompanied to the ceremony by Nana Kwesi Arhin, Minister/Consular and Mr. Bonaventure Adjavor Minister-Counsellor/Head of Chancery and Political Affairs …

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Creation of new assemblies meant to speed up development – Local Gov’t Minister

Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, has repeated that the creation of more district assemblies would hasten socio-economic progress. He has therefore appealed to all personnel posted to serve in the new assemblies to accept to work diligently and with passion to bring positive transformation …

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No war during and after polls – Okyenhene

The Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panyin, has stated that there would be “no war” before, during and after the December polls. He said the country would continue to enjoy a peaceful environment and Ghanaians would go about their daily chores without any fear. Osagyefo Amoatia said this when the Eastern …

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Top NDC, NPP officials cited for indecent expressions – Report

The Media Foundation for West Africa, on Thursday cited some top officials of National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for engaging in usage of indecent expressions on radio. The high-ranking NDC officials were Mr Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, and …

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Bawku developing under NDC – MCE

The Bawku Municipality has recorded unprecedented development under the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Musah Abdulai, and Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Bawku, said on Wednesday. He said that “the achievements made in the past three-and- half years under the NDC government, “has earned us  this status and all of …

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Dormaa West fails to elect Presiding Member

Members of the newly-created Dormaa-West District Assembly last Thursday, failed to elect a Presiding Member at its maiden meeting minutes after the inauguration of the Assembly. After two rounds of voting supervised by officials of the Electoral Commission, none of the two contestants failed to secure the two thirds of …

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Archbishop Duncan-Williams calls for peace in Ghana ahead of elections

Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, General Overseer of the Christian Action Faith Ministries has enjoined all Ghanaians to make a conscious effort to work proactively for peace before, during and after election 2012. In a statement issued in Accra on Tuesday and copied to the Ghana News Agency, Archbishop Duncan-Williams warned that …

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