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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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NPP primaries: 44 candidates contesting, seven going unopposed in the Greater Accra Region

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has approved 51 parliamentary candidates in the Greater Accra Region for the June 20 primaries. Seven of the candidates are going unopposed whilst 44 of them will slug it out to win the sole ticket in the 20 constituencies …

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Disqualified NPP Parliamentary aspirant goes independent

Mr Joseph Kofi Damtse, a disqualified Parliamentary Aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Assin South Constituency, has declared his intention to go independent. He attributed his decision to a grand scheme orchestrated by some big-wigs of the Party to deny him the chance to contest Rev. John …

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Ghana Parliament approves $3.1m VAT exemptions

Parliament has approved a request to waive Domestic VAT totaling $3.1 million on local purchases and services in the rehabilitation and upgrading of equipment in Technical Universities, Polytechnics and Technical and Vocational Training Centres. The request for the VAT exemption complies with the Concessional Loan Agreement between the Government of …

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Obour promises to increase NPP votes by 10,000 in Asante-Akim South

Mr. Bice Obour Osei-Kuffour, an aspiring parliamentary candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asante-Akim South is promising to add 10,000 more votes to what the party received in the 2016 elections. The former President of the Musician Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), who is popularly known as “Obour” …

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