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Akyem Abuakwa Traditional council demands apology from NDC

The Akyem Abuakwa traditional council has demanded a direct, clear and unambiguous public apology from the leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to the Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori-Panin, for the unpleasant remarks made by Mr Kwame Zu, Ashanti Regional secretary of the Party. In addition, the Traditional council has …

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Over monetization of politics reducing quality of leadership – Kwesi Pratt

Mr Kwesi Pratt Jnr, Co-founder of the Socialist Forum of Ghana, has expressed concern at the increasing monetization of politics and political parties in the country, saying it is taking a toll on the quality of leaders required for development. He said politics today has been denigrated to who has …

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Avoid electing assembly members with contentious character – NCCE

The public has been advised to avoid electing candidates with contentious characters in the District Assembly and Unit Committee elections. They were asked to instead search for humble, community-oriented and people-centered candidates they could rely on all time. Ms Lina Bensah, Ketu South National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) Programme …

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Volta NDC inaugurates Zongo Caucus

The Volta Regional Secretariat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has inaugurated its regional zongo caucus working committee ahead of the 2020 general elections. Mr James Gunu, Volta Regional Secretary of the party, said the 17-member committee is expected to liaise with zongos and other structures of the party in …

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Election 2020: EU Mission urges implementation of key recommendations

The European Union (EU) Election Follow-up Mission (EFM) has urged further implementation of its key recommendations ahead of Ghana’s Election 2020. Led by Mr Tamas Meszerics, the former Chief Observer of the 2016 European Union Observation Mission (EU EOM), and former Member of the European Parliament, the EFM’s main objectives …

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Saturday September 21 is Kwame Nkrumah’s 110th birthday

Ghana will, on Saturday, September 21, mark the 110th birthday of Ghana’s first President, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, as a Memorial Day. However, the day will be observed as a statutory holiday on Monday, September 23, since the day falls on the weekend. Dr Nkrumah was born on 21st September, …

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Government gazettes Ayawaso West Wuogon Commission of Inquiry Report

Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Information Minister Wednesday said the report and white paper on the Ayawaso West Wuogon Commission of Inquiry has finally been gazetted. He therefore entreated interested persons or organizations to contact the official government printing house (Assembly Press) for copies of the report. Government submitted the …

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NDC raises concerns about voter register exhibition exercise

The Upper East Regional Secretariat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Saturday raised concerns about the ongoing voter register exhibition exercise, saying it had deviated from the usual practice. “The Party is worried about the unknown intentions of the Electoral Commission (EC) considering the challenges we observed at the …

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Funding of political parties by individuals must stop – NCCE

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has suggested that funding of political party campaigns and activities must be borne by the entire membership to reduce the high rise of corruption in the country. The NCCE noted with concern that activities of political parties mostly funded by wealthy individual members …

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Ayawaso West Wuogon Commission of Inquiry Report ready for publication – Minister

The Information Minister, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, says Government has submitted the report and white paper on the Ayawaso West Wuogon Commission of Inquiry for gazzetting and publication. The move is in accordance with Article 280 Clause three of the 1992 Constitution. The Commission of Inquiry was established on February …

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