The newly elected President of Madagascar, Mr Andry Nirina Rajoelina, has commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the impressive manner he has steered the affairs of the country within the last two years thereby making Ghana one of the fastest growing economies not only in Africa, but in the world.
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Hajia Alima Mahama, 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 Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) with the GIZ is rolling out a number of programmes to assist district assemblies to maximise the mobilisation of their Internally Generated Funds (IGF).
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has condemned the brutal murder of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, a member of the Tiger Eye PI, an investigative outfit headed by investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
The Head of the Local Government Service (LGS), Dr Nana Ato Arthur, has called for the 30 per cent appointment of members to metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) by the government to be scrapped.
A past Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, has called for due diligence and deep thinking before the country goes ahead to register Ghanaians living abroad to vote in internal elections.
The Seventh Assembly of the Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Assembly (LMKMA) in the Eastern Region was inaugurated last Wednesday at Odumase-Krobo with a call on the assembly members to continue to support the municipal chief executive in his quest to render better services to the people in the municipality and to a larger extent, develop the country.
The acquittal on Tuesday of former president of the Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo by the International Criminal Court (ICC) from criminal charges, sparked spontaneous jubilation by Ivorian refugees at the Ampain Refugee Camp in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described as a smoking gun, efforts by government to help aggrieved customers of troubled gold dealership firm, Menzgold Company Limited, retrieve their monies.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has postponed the Party’s flag bearer election slated for Saturday, January 26, until it settles the court case brought against it by two of its aggrieved members.
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Chairman in the Awayaso West Wuogon Constituency, Mr Bismark Aborbi-Ayitey, has dragged the Electoral Commission (EC) to the Supreme Court over its decision to hold the by-election in the constituency on January 31, 2019.
The 70th New Year School and Conference opened in Accra last Monday, with a call for more commitment to be made to see through processes for the election of metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs).
The Head of the Public Sector Governance and Peace Directorate of the Commonwealth, Dr Roger Oppong Koranteng, has won the coveted Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award in the category of Innovation.
The First Vice Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Hajia Hamdatu Ibrahim, has said despite the fair performance of the government since the beginning of its term, it had allowed its achievements to be overshadowed by self-generated controversies.
The government is consulting with the chiefs and opinion leaders in all the six newly created regions to ensure the peaceful selection of regional capitals, the Minister of Regional Reorganisation and Development, Mr Dan Botwe, has said.
The Founder and Leader of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Mr Kwasi Addai, has called on the government to take steps to address the economic plight of Ghanaians, saying even though the President and his government are trying their best, indications are that things are not going well for Ghanaians.
The Electoral Commission (EC) on Friday gave its consent to Mr Delali Kwasi Brempong, the National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament Aspirant for Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency to contest the by-election, slated on January 31, 2019.
None of the political parties in Ghana will attain more than 50 per cent of the votes to clinch power if elections were to be held today, a research by the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana (UG) has revealed.
The Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Simon Kweku Tetteh, has said every government would succeed if the citizenry performed their duties by paying their required taxes and levies which the government uses for development.
The High Court in Accra will on Monday, January 14, 2019 hear an application seeking to set aside an interim injunction placed on the upcoming National Democratic Congress (NDC) conference to elect a flag bearer for the 2020 election.