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Mac Manu advocates for creation of Office of Political Parties Registrar

Mr Peter Mac Manu, former Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has advocated for the creation of the Office of Registrar of Political Parties to regulate political parties, to ensure full compliance with the law. He said Ghana needs a different arm to oversee the activities of political parties; …

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Referendum and district elections set for September

Hajia Alima Mahama, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has said a referendum leading to the amendment of the Article 55 (3) of the Constitution would be held alongside the district elections in September. The article, which is an entrenched provision, states that “Subject to the provisions of this …

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NDC postpones flagbearer election 

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has postponed the Party’s flagbearer election slated for Saturday, January 26, until it settles the court case brought against it by two of its aggrieved members. Two members of the party, Mr Abdallah Issah and Mr James Kabu Nartey-Oman sued the party in December last …

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NDC Conference: Parties seek out of court settlement

Two members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who obtained an interim injunction on the upcoming conference of the party to elect a flag bearer on Monday said, they have agreed with the party to settle their dispute out of court. The conference was aimed at electing a presidential candidate …

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NDC tells government to stop claiming credit for fixing energy crisis

The Ashanti Regional office of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called for the government to stop claiming underserved credit for fixing the country’s energy crisis. It said what Ghanaians were seeing today – stable power supply, was the result of the carefully thought-out policy measures, investments and programmes …

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Bagbin is politically taller – Delegates

Some delegates of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Western region have observed that lack of political maturity was responsible for the Party’s 2016 election loss. They have therefore called on fellow delegates to elect somebody who is politically mature to lead the NDC into the 2020 election. …

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EC affirms NPP aspirant to vie Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Saturday gave its consent to the New Patriotic Party’s Member of Parliament (MP) Aspirant for Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency, Lydia Alhassan, to contest the by-election. The by-election is scheduled to take place on Thursday, January 31, 2019. The EC gave the authority to the aspirant …

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Nominations for Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election open

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Thursday, January 10, opened nominations for Member of Parliament (MP) aspirants for the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by-election. The nominations will run until Saturday, January 12, 2019. As at 1200 hours that the Ghana News Agency (GNA) visited the Ayawaso District Office of the Electoral …

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Let’s limit number of Parliamentarians – Prof. Bondzi-Simpson

Professor Philip Ebow Bondzi-Simpson, the Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Monday,advocated a legislation to cap the number of representatives in the Legislature and a formula to ensure regional balance in the House, to reflect the population of an area. Members of Parliament, he said, should …

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Parliament asked to strengthen sanitation by-laws of MMDAs

Ms Benedicta Gogo, a member of Clean Ghana Action Ambassadors, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has called on Parliament to come up with mechanisms to strengthen the sanitation byelaws in the Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs). She said the mechanisms should be in the form of enforcement, monitoring and evaluation for …

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