The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, has called on the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), the Information Services Department, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), the media and other stakeholders to educate the public on the need to participate in the upcoming District Level Elections (DLEs) and referendum.
The West Africa Nobles Forum(WANF) has commended the government for its decision in the white paper on the Ayawaso West Wuogon Commisison’s report to prosecute a national security operative, Mr Ernest Akomea, for possessing firearms without authorisation during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election violence.
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has sued the Electoral Commission (EC) for failing to provide the party with a provisional copy of the voters register to guide it in the ongoing voters register exhibition exercise.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo Prampram, Mr Sam George, says he has no hope for justice from the President Akufo-Addo led administration following his assault by a National Security officer during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election.
The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has assured the people of Agbogbloshie of government’s commitment to not only abandoning plans to eject them, but of providing them with social amenities and generally developing the area.
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has sued the Electoral Commission (EC) for failing to provide the party with a provisional copy of the voters register to guide it in the ongoing voters register exhibition exercise ending Friday September 20, 2019.
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Eric Kwakye Darfour, has stressed the need for Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to intensify revenue mobilisation, especially from internally generated funds (IGF), in order to reduce their over dependence on central government transfers.
The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has suggested that funding of political party campaigns and activities must be borne by the membership of a political party to reduce the high incidence of corruption in the country.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Bosomtwe Constituency has decided to declare the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Dr Osei Yaw Adutwum, unopposed to contest the 2020 parliamentary election on the ticket of the party.
A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria, Professor Attahiru Jega, has advised politicians not to perceive political election as a ‘do or die’ affair but a healthy competition.
The General Secretary of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC), Reverend Emmanuel Teima Barrigah, has called on the security agencies to be on top of the security of the country and to give new assurances to the citizenry on their security preparedness as the country approaches the 2020 general election.
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has conveyed his and the apologies of the people of South Africa to President Akufo-Addo and the people of Ghana over the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa, that resulted in the deaths of and injuries to several African nationals, and the looting of their shops belonging to them.
The Office of former President John Dramani Mahama has said that his decision to concede defeat in the 2016 presidential election even before the official results were declared was taken by himself without any persuasion from any quarter.
The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) will today launch an education and awareness-raising campaign on the upcoming district level election and referendum aimed at electing assembly members on a partisan basis.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has called for cool heads in the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II's tiff, with former President John Dramani Mahama over the revelation that the Manhyia Palace persuaded the losing candidate in the 2016 presidential election to accept defeat.
Rev. Solomon Kotey-Nikoi, La Dadekotopon constituency chairman of the New Patriotic Party, has been nominated by President Akufo-Addo as the new Municipal Chief Executive for the La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Sagnarigu in the Northern Region, Hajia Mariam Iddrisu has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) to adequately engage and resource women aspiring to participate in the District Level Elections (DLEs).
The Head of the Department of Peace and Development Studies of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Dr Patrick Osei-Kufuor has asked the government and security related and enforcement agencies to be proactive rather than reactive in promoting peace in the country.
The South Tongu District Commander of Police, Superintendent Michael Zah, has called on politicians and traditional authorities to allow the police to discharge their responsibilities professionally to reflect the true meaning of the rule of law.
Former Ghana President Jerry Rawlings says fallen former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was not only a popular and fearless liberation fighter and a teacher, but an impressive moral compass for the continent.
A National Democratic Congress (NDC) affiliated group, ‘Action Movement’ has called on the national security apparatus to take steps to address the verbal attacks on prominent persons by one Kelvin Ekow Taylor through the social media.
BY: Justice Agbenorsi, Anima Adjei & Christopher Adu Baffour
Electoral officers at most polling stations are bracing themselves up for a busy weekend as they are hopeful that the participation in the nationwide voters register exhibition exercise will pick up as many people will take advantage of not having to be at work to verify their information as captured on the register.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed that the use of the Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS) platform, to administer the payroll of the Ghana Education Service (GES) should be suspended until such a time that all issues relating to its use are resolved.