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North East Region Receive Their Constitutional Instrument

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday presented the Constitutional Instrument (CI 116) that gives effect to the creation of the North East Region...
Creation of six new regions

Ghana’s President to Present Constitutional Instrument on New Regions Openly

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will from Tuesday, February 12, 2019 publicly present Constitutional Instruments (CIs) to give effect to the creation of the...
court

Egyptian Court Hold Back Constitutional Amendments Scrutiny

Cairo Court for Urgent Matters on Sunday delayed to Feb. 24 the examination of a lawsuit demanding the amendment of a constitution article regulating...
CDD Ghana

CDD moves to deepen Ghana’s democracy

The Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has taken another giant step organizing the 14th "Kronti ne Akwamu" lecture in Accra. This year’s lecture which was...
A deputy to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) from China’s Yunnan province speaks during a panel discussion on the draft revision to China's Constitution, March 7, 2018. (By Chen Bin from People’s Daily)

Modernized governance system and capacity depends on constitutional amendment

Revisions to parts of China's Constitution is believed to be a key measure to further modernize China's system and capacity for governance. Chinese President Xi...

CDT-Ghana satisfied with Zimbabwe Presidential Succession

The Centre for Democratic Transitions–Ghana (CDT-Ghana) has expressed satisfaction with the Zimbabwe Presidential Succession. The Centre congratulated all stakeholders in the process for ensuring a...

Ghana’s Parliament Await Presidential Assent To Prosecute Specific Cases

Parliament on Monday evening passed the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill into Law, awaiting Presidential assent to establish a specialised agency to investigate...
Kenyan Coat of arms

IEBC Appoints Officials for October 17 Presidential Election

Mr Wafula W. Chebukati, Chairman of the Kenyan Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), has appointed officials to oversee the rerun of the country's...
Mrs Charlotte Osei

Mrs Charlotte Osei Receives ‘Woman of Courage Award’

The United States Government has honoured Mrs Charlotte Osei, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), with the 2016 Woman of Courage Award. The Award...
ISODEC

Africa Lose $41.3 Billion Through Illicit Financial Outflows – ISODEC

The Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) says Ghana would be able to finance its own development without external aid if the loopholes that engender...
Ghana Election

Bawku West District Assembly Fail To Elect Presiding Member

Mr Frank Fuseini Adongo, Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, on Wednesday charged Assembly Members of the Bawku West District Assembly to be agents of...

Delay In Appointing MMDCEs Slowing Down Development – Rev

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been urged to speed up the appointment of the various Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs). So far,...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghanaians Asked Not To Mount Pressure On Incoming Gov’t

The Winneba Diocesan Youth Organiser of the Methodist Church of Ghana, Reverend Sarfo Anning, has called on Ghanaians not to mount pressure on the...

Mahama ask Ghanaians to give EC room to do its work

President John Dramani Mahama has called on Ghanaians not to pressure the Electoral Commission (EC) to do what is against its own rules but...
Ghana’s Parliament

Council of state directs parliament on constitutional review

The Bill will amend Article 112 of the 1992 Constitution to give constitutional backing to the change of the date for General Election from...
Ghana’s Parliament

Parliament to rely on public views concerning Ghana’s Constitutional Bill

The Bill, which is currently before Parliament, amends Article 112(4) of the 1992 Constitution to make provision for Parliamentary elections to be held well...
Ghana’s Parliament

Parliament to engage public on constitution Amendment bill

The forum is to enable major stakeholders and the general public to make presentations on the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The Bill amends article...

The Legal Provision in Zenator Case to be Given on 18 July

A five member Supreme Court panel chaired by Justice William Atuguba has set July 18 to interpret the constitutional provision that requires a...

Court Rejects Proposals To Cut Venezuela President’s Term

The court ruled that the amendment could not be applied retroactively to Mr Maduro's current term. The amendment was proposed by the opposition, which won...

Ghana’s RTI bill could be passed in 2017 – George Loh

The Deputy Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs, George Loh, has hinted that the long-awaited Right to Information (RTI)...
DR Congo

MONUSCO urges DR Congo to hold polls within constitutional timeline

"At the UN level, it is clear that elections are supposed to be held within the constitutional timeline," said Charles Antoine Bambara, MONUSCO's director...

Rwandan referendum on term limits set for Dec. 17

The statement issued after an extraordinary cabinet meeting chaired by Kagame said Rwandans living in Diaspora will vote on December 17, 2015 while those...
Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast’s Constitutional Council confirms Alassane Ouattara’s re-election

"The Oct. 25 elections were valid and Ouattara is hereby declared elected the president of the republic in the first round," Constitutional Council president...
Doctors

United Cadres? Front angry over doctor’s refusal to end strike

The United Cadres? Front (UCF) of the National Democratic Congress, has expressed its disdain for the current conflict between the Ghana Medical Association...
SADC

Lesotho government urged to develop roadmap for reforms

A southern Africa regional bloc Tuesday urged the Lesotho government and all political parties and other key stakeholders to develop a roadmap for constitutional...

LHRC hosts the launching of constitutional resources database

Judge (rtd) Thomas Mihayo The database has 218 constitutions from countries across the world, including the recent draft constitution prepared by the then Constitutional...

Legal and constitutional questions hover around NASS Leadership

The controversial emergence on Tuesday, of Senator Bukola Saraki as Senate President for the 8th National Assembly poses a number of puzzles with the...

The Dumsor Vigil, Demonstration & Protest

By?Eric Ekow Okotah Now that the vigil to highlight the energy and power outages is over, am going to draw a tall list of government...

Oyeyipo Talks On Constitutional Amendment

Mr. Adetunji Oyeyipo, a Senior Advocate is a partner in one of the foremost law firm, Abdullahi Ibrahim and Co. Oyeyipo, who was among...

Constitutional Amendment Sparks Controversy

In what appears to be a constitutional crisis, the Executive and Legislative arms of government have for over two weeks been pitched in...

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