The South African Minister for Tourism, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has indicated that South Africa was committed to ensuring the full implementation of the visa waiver arrangements with Ghana to enhance travels between the two countries.
Some Ghanaians do not have faith in the newly passed Vigilantism and Related Offences Act (2019) to stop the act of political vigilantism and electoral violence in the country, a research by the Centre for Democratic Development -Ghana (CDD-Ghana) has established.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Middle Belt Development Authority (MBDA), Mr Joe Danquah, has said President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s commitment to the delivery of his campaign promises, including the One-constituency, One-million dollars policy, is not in doubt.
The Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) and the United Progressive Party (UPP) have expressed different sentiments following President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s decision to call off the December 17 national referendum.
The Executive Director of the Henry Djaba Memorial Foundation, Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba, has urged Ghanaians to vote for women and Person With Disabilities (PWDs) contesting for the positions in the upcoming District Assembly election to be held on December 17.
The Founder of the World Miracle Outreach, a non-governmental organisation and international evangelist, Dr Lawrence Tetteh has described the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Mr Kennedy Agyapong as a bold person.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo consulted key stakeholders to elicit their opinions before announcing the decision to call off the December 17 Referendum, a Senior Research Fellow of the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), Mr Kwesi Jonah, has stated.
Two civil society organisations (CSOs) joined the list of institutions that have expressed mixed feelings about the decision by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to abort the processes leading to the election of metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs).
Former President John Mahama has denied claims by President Akufo-Addo that a consensus was reached in a meeting with former presidents on allowing party politics in the election of Metropolitan Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs).
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has described the establishment of an Eminent Advisory Committee by the Electoral Commission as a wise decision that will help to remove the suspicions people have about the Commission.
The wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Samira Bawumia, has asked Ghanaians to retain the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in power in the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections to continue initiating and implementing good policies for the citizenry.
The decision by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to call off the referendum on political parties’ participation in local level elections has been met with mixed reactions by some political parties.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has assured members of the public that the suspension of the referendum will not affect the district assembly and unit committee elections scheduled for December 17, this year.
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo took a “misguided decision” in directing the withdrawal of the proposed amendment of Article 243(1) which was intended to allow for the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs).