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Parliament adjourns to Tuesday for NPP primaries

Parliament on Thursday closed earlier than normal by 1400 hours and would not sit on Friday 19th June, 2020 to allow more time for incumbent MPs on the Majority New Patriotic Party (NPP) to participate in their party’s parliamentary primaries coming off this weekend. As a result of the one …

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NPP ready for primaries in four constituencies in Upper West

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Upper West Region says it is ready for a successful Parliamentary Primaries across the four out of the five constituencies won by the Party during the 2016 general elections. The remaining Constituency, which is Nandom has its incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) …

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EC to save Ghana millions in 2020 elections – Bonsu

From the building of a new data centre through the acquisition of enhanced voting equipment and materials, to the conduct of the December 2020 General Election, Ghana’s Electoral Commission would save the nation millions of cash in its activities. Majority Leader and Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsu, made …

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Supreme Court adjourns suit challenging NDC’s celebration of 31st December coup d’etat

The Supreme Court has adjourned sine die the suit challenging the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) celebration of the 31st December coup d’etat. This was after the seven-member panel presided over by Justice Jones Dotse granted the Attorney-General extension of time to file their statement of case. The Attorney-General (AG) represented …

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Minority expresses worry over EC’s intention to reduce registration centres

The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament Tuesday said the Electoral Commission (EC) has informed the House of its intention to reduce the number of registration centres for the new voters’ identification card. Mr Haruna Iddrisu, the Minority Leader, told a press conference after officials of the EC had …

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All set for NPP parliamentary primaries in Tema

All three constituencies in Tema, which are in the hands of the governing New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) are ready for  Saturday’s primaries to elect  parliamentary candidates for the December general election. Mr Charles Boateng, Tema Central Constituency Chairman, told the Ghana News Agency that all was set for the Saturday …

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Survey finds 35% of eligible Ghanaian voters may not register

The Chamber for Local Governance (ChaLoG) says a survey it conducted revealed that 35 per cent of eligible voters declined to participate in the voter registration due to the Covid-19 pandemic. ChaLoG announcing this in a press release said, “Thirty five percent (35%) of the current voter population will not …

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Ghana Parliament passes CIMG Bill 2019

Parliament on Thursday, June 4, 2020, passed the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIMG) Bill, 2019, after the third reading in the house of Parliament. The passage of the Bill is significant and an important landmark in the history of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIMG). According to a …

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Our parents make us Ghanaians, not passports or Ghana cards – Mornah

Mr Bernard Mornah, the spokesperson for the Interparty Resistance Against the compilation of a new voter register, has said the 1992 Constitution in article 6, spells out clearly as to who is a Ghanaian, which must not be ignored. He said nothing makes citizens more Ghanaians than their birthright from …

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Police questions Agona East MP over removal of Prof Yankah’s posters

Mrs Queenstar PokuaaSawyer, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Agona East has been interrogated by Agona Swedru Divisional Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service over removal of Professor Kwesi Yankah’s posters at Mankrong-Junction. A source close to Agona Swedru Divisional Police Command told …

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