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Western Region registers 758,750 new voters at the close of phase four

The Electoral Commission (EC) in the Western Region has so far registered 758,750 out of the 1.2 million people expected to register with the Commission in the region. At the end of the fourth phase, 561,312 used their Ghana card to register, while those with passports recorded were 6,597 and …

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Ghana Parliament considers Public Officers Bill, 2018

Mr Inusah Fuseini, the Member of Parliament for Tamale Central, has suggested that the nation introduce measures to hold public officers accountable for assets acquired while in office. He said the non-conformity to that should attract heavy sanctions, especially the asset declaration regime. Mr Fuseini, Ranking Member on the Committee …

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I’ll adopt small size government – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama, Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has assured Ghanaians that he would adopt a small size government should he win the December 7 elections. He said the savings from governance due to the reduction in size would be channelled to paying district assembly members …

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Next NDC government will refund depositors’ funds – Mahama  

Former President John Dramani Mahama, Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said his next government will, within one year, pay all whose funds are locked up with the collapsed financial institutions. Speaking at the outdooring of Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang as his running mate in the 2020 General …

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Voter registration crosses 600,000 mark in Volta Region

A total of 676,026 applicants in the Volta region were issued with the new voter card after 25 days of the registration exercise. Of the total, 2,014 people had their registration challenged. The highest daily compilation rose to 49,759 on the 14th day with 171 challenged applications on the ninth-day …

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EC registers over 12 million voters so far 

A total of 12,371,651 prospective voters have been issued with voters’ identification card as at Sunday July, 26, Mrs Jean Mensa, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) has said. She said the figure represented 82.5 per cent of the Commission’s target of 15 million voters and optimistic of meeting the …

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Akufo-Addo tours regions of the north

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday began a three-day tour of the Northern, North East and Savanna regions of the country. The tour would see the President commissioning projects, breaking ground for commencement of new projects, and paying courtesy calls on traditional authorities. President Akufo-Addo kickstarted the tour of the …

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IDEG sets alarm against indecent language  

The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) on Monday set the alarm against the usage of indecent expressive and abusive language on media platforms as the electioneering campaign gradually hits the upper gear. “Fast approaching the December polls, the usage of these anti-societal languages is on the rise; from June 1 …

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Supreme Court adjourns indefinitely contempt application against Mornah

The Supreme Court (CSA) has adjourned indefinitely the contempt application against Bernard A. Mornah, the Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC) because there was no proof of service on him. Before adjourning the matter, the court subjected Mr. Bright Kuwornu, a Chief State Attorney (CSA) to series of questions …

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Voters registration enters phase five

The phase five of the ongoing Voters Registration exercise to compile a new electoral roll started smoothly in the Ayawaso East Constituency on Saturday. Mr Yakubu Abukari, the Presiding Officer for the Research Polling Station at Nima, told the Ghana News Agency that the registration process was going on smoothly …

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