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We will do everything legally possible to win 2020 elections – NDC

Mr Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey, 2020 Parliamentary Candidate (PC) for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for Keta has said the Party “will do everything legally possible to win power,” in the 2020 general elections. He said the “grassroots are yearning for the party to return to power” and needed everyone who …

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Fishermen say timing for new register will not favour them

Fishermen in four regions have stated that the April 2020 time period for the commencement of the voter registration exercise will not favour them, as that is the time for their fishing expeditions to Nigeria, Benin, Liberia, and Togo. This they indicated would deny many fishers the opportunity to get …

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Sam George to petition Local Government Minister over government appointees

Mr Nartey Sam George, Member of Parliament for the Ningo-Prampram, says he would petition the Local Government Minister over the number of government appointees  to the Assembly. Mr Sam George, during the inaugural service of the Ningo-Prampram District Assembly, indicated that the government appointees were supposed to be seven instead …

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NPP member calls for stringent legislation to check violation of privacy after Dapaah video leak

Alhaji Ali Suraj, a leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has called for the urgent enactment of legislation to protect the privacy of individuals. The call comes in the wake of the recent viral video of Mr Albert Kan Dapaah, the National Security Minister. He said the recent …

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CPP Treasurer fumes over party’s secret bank account

The National Treasurer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Mr. Samuel Gordon Etroo, is outraged at the discovery of a secret bank account being operated in the name of party at the GCB Bank, High Street Branch, in Accra. In a letter addressed to the Manager of the Bank and …

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Reject new voters’ register to enhance credibility of 2020 elections – Opposition

Some Ghanaian minority parties have rallied the citizenry to stand up against moves by the Electoral Commission (EC) to compile a new voters’ register ahead of the 2020 general election. “In our view, any attempt to create a new register will be a recipe for disaster since it has the …

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Revoke appointment of Director for ‘non-existing’ Keta Port – Ablakwa

Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, the Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu has asked Government to revoke the appointment of Dr. Alexander Adusei Junior, as Director for Keta Port. He said the Keta Port was “non-existing” and that it was unacceptable to create a picture as if the Port was …

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Ghana is our home – Volta NDC denounces secessionists

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region has distanced itself from activities of secessionist group, Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF). Members of HSGF, with 85-year old Kormi Kudzordzi also known as Papavi Hogbedetor, as leader have been advocating the independence of “Western Togoland territory” made up of parts …

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I won’t be part of cedi rescue committee – Kpodo

Mr Benjamin Kpodo, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ho Central in the Volta Region has declined invitation to serve on the 40-member Committee set up by Government to “bring the cedi back on track.” He said though “it is good government acknowledged that the cedi is no longer under control …

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Ghana CSOs kick against new voters register

…Register needs upgrade, not total replacement The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations and individuals under the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition, has rejected the proposal by the Electoral Commission (EC) to procure a new voters’ register and an IT system. According to the Coalition, the register and the IT system only needed …

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