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Two registration officials fired

Two registration officers at Fawohoyeden in Asunafo North Municipality have been dismissed following an allegation by Mr. Mohammed Kwaku Doku, Municipal Chief Executive, that they are supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). The officials are Nana Adu, Registration Coordinator, and one ‘Teacher’ Johnson, a registration officer. Speaking to the …

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NDC deserves another term – DCE

Mr Jato Moayi Jasper, Kpandai District Chief Executive (DCE) has observed that the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) deserves a second term in office, since it has delivered beyond its promises in the 2008 Party Manifesto. He said the people of Ghana could bear witness to the massive infrastructure provided …

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Brong Ahafo Police to ensure peace at registration centres after NDC, NPP clash

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Command,  has formed special police patrol teams to ensure law and order during the on-going biometric voters’ registration  in the region. This followed alleged clash between supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at a registration center at Kukuom in …

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Insufficient education slowing down voter registration exercise

A registration officer has partially attributed the congestion at the various biometric voter registration centres to insufficient education by the Electoral Commission (EC) and the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on the process. Ms Adelaide Opei-Kumi, Registration Officer at the Amanfrom Metropolitan Assembly Primary School Polling Centre, said the …

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Rawlings: Ghana needs real, true awakening

Former President Jerry John Rawlings, said Ghana needs a “real and true awakening.” A statement released by the Office of the former President, copied to the Ghana News Agency on Monday in Accra, said: “The Government is fast speeding the country into an abyss and as Easter draws near, let …

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Extension of biometric voter registration necessary – DCE

Mr Michael Kobla Adzaho, District Chief Executive for Agotime-Ziope, has appealed to the Electoral Commission to consider extending the period of registration at centres which experienced technical challenges with the registration machines. He noted that those hitches compelled many eligible voters to abandon the registration in frustration. About four out …

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EC urged to tackle cross border registration

Ms Veronica Anai, Ho Central Constituency Women’s Organizer of  the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has alleged that persons claiming to be  Ghanaians, were coming from neighbouring Togo to  some border communities in the Ho Municipality to register in the on-going biometric voters registration in Ghana. She, therefore, called on the …

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Show decorum, decency during campaigns – Methodist Bishop tells politicians

The Right Reverend Professor Osei-Safo Kantanka, Bishop of the Kumasi Diocese of the Methodist Church Ghana (MCG), has cautioned politicians to show decorum and decency in their utterances during the campaigns for the coming elections. This, he said, was the only way the nation could be spared of antagonism, political …

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Only NDC, NPP agents seen at ongoing biometric voter registration centres

The two leading political parties, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) appear to be leaving nothing to chance as they keep close watch of the on-going biometric voter registration. They have their agents present at all the registration centres in the Ashanti Region, observing the …

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