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NCCE expands outreach programme on Constitution education

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) is expanding its outreach programme on educating the people on the Ghana’s Constitution. The programme would include community education on the importance of knowing the Constitution, formation of NCCE clubs in schools, drama clubs and would also encourage effective participation in the constitutional …

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Stop building houses for ex-Presidents – President Mills

President John Evans Atta Mills has proposed the immediate scrapping of the current arrangement which enjoins the state to build houses for Presidents of the country after they have served their tenure. Instead, he suggested that rent allowance be paid to former Presidents to cater for their accommodation, beginning from …

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Kworli residents against creation of Tatale/Sangule District

The Chiefs and people of Kworli, a farming community of about 70,000 residents in the Zabzugu/Tatale District have kicked against the creation of the new Tatale/Sangule District in the Northern Region. They said they were not consulted during the decision to create the new district and indicated that any document forwarded to any …

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Presiding Members should not undermine MMDCEs – Traditional ruler

Nana Kodua Kesse,  Oyokohene  of New Juaben, has advised Presiding Members (PMs) of the various Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA) not to use their positions as the head of the Complains Committee of the Assemblies to undermine their Chief Executives. He said it was a reality that the Chief …

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NDC to suffer from internal rivalries in Elections 2012 – EIU

The United Kingdom Economist Intelligence Unit  (EIU), has said that the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC)  looked set to suffer from internal party rivalries in Elections 2012. “But the party stands to benefits greatly from the favourable economic picture of high growth and relatively low inflation to set the outcome …

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AMA Member attempt to pass vote of no confidence in Accra Mayor Vanderpuije

There was pandemonium at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) on Tuesday when  some members  attempted to pass a vote of no confidence in the Mayor, Mr. Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, but for some,  it was a complete disregard for the assembly rules of engagement. Sources close to the AMA say about 85 members attended …

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Government clarifies new district assemblies status

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development on Monday clarified the various interpretations, meanings and slants given to the announcement by  the Government with respect to the creation of new District and Municipal Assemblies. A statement issued in Accra by Mr Samuel Ofoso-Ampofo, Sector Minister, said for the avoidance …

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