An Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo, has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to ensure the rigid implementation of the country’s electoral laws so that only political parties that can satisfy those laws will be made to exist.
The Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament, Mr Frank Annoh-Dompreh, has called for increased investment in renewable energy to complement existing sources of energy to meet the country's energy demands.
Political parties are expected to contribute meaningfully to national development efforts and make participatory democracy more vibrant. Most political parties in the country, however, are dormant and have simply failed in the requirements needed to run a political party.
Three local government experts have called for the strengthening of the Sub-District Structures (SDSs) of the various Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs), as part of efforts to deepen Ghana's democratic decentralisation process.
MTN Ghana and National Democratic Congress (NDC) women organisers from the Volta Region kickstarted the 72nd birthday celebrations of former President Jerry John Rawlings with separate visits to his office on Friday.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin North, Ms Abena Durowaa Mensah, has called for a concerted effort between the government and the private sector to promote the study of science and mathematics in senior high schools (SHSs).
Residents at Sea View area at Bortianor in the Ga South Municipality in the Greater Accra Region have expressed displeasure about the deplorable state of their roads, and appealed to their Member of Parliament (MP) to help fix it.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr David Asante-Appeatu, has commended the Electoral Commission (EC), particularly the Chairperson, Mrs Jean Mensa, for her commitment and bold step to demystify the operations at the commission.
The mortal remains of a former chairman of the council of elders of the governing New Patriotic Party(NPP), Mr Clement Kubindiwo Tedam, was laid to rest on Saturday, at his hometown, Paga, in the Kassena Nankana West District in the Upper East Region.
The Chairman of the Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Mr Ben Abdallah Banda, has called for a proper definition of the role of a Member of Parliament (MP) to reduce the burden on MPs.
The Majority and Minority leaders in Parliament have asked the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, Legon to team up with Parliament to develop the appropriate modalities of assessing the performance of Members of Parliament (MPs).
The Akuapem North Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Dennis Edward Aboagye, has expressed his determination to work to ensure that his municipality is considered among the best five assemblies where people can live and do business.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Nsawam-Adoagyiri, Mr Frank Annoh-Dompreh, has donated assorted medical materials for the treatment of skin diseases and wounds to three medical facilities at Nsawam and Adoagyiri in the Eastern Region.
The former Municipal Chief Executive Officer (MCE) of the La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA) under the erstwhile John Mahama administration, Ms Rita Odoley Sowah, has declared her intention to contest the National Democratic Congress (NDC) primaries for onward election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the La-Dadekotopon Constituency.
The First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Joseph Osei-Owusu, has advised policy makers in Africa to promote good governance and accountability in order to reap the economic benefits of the demographic dividend.
Seventy-two-year-old Gabriel Panke Nyaba was among dozens of people who trooped to the Sunyani Municipal Office of the Electoral Commission on Monday for their names to be captured in the on-going limited voter registration exercise.
The Accra High Court has dismissed an application by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, challenging the capacity of the Special Prosecutor,Mr Martin Amidu, to prosecute him.
The Electoral Commission has been asked to broaden its scope of engagement by bringing on board some critical stakeholders such as religious bodies and civil society groups to join the Inter Party Advisory Committee’s (IPAC) monthly meetings.
The Parliamentary Select Committee on Youth, Sports and Culture has called for the incorporation and harmonisation of all youth-related agencies and modules to ensure proper coordination of programmes and activities.