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Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe inches closer to elections, with electoral law amendments

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has signed the Electoral Amendment Bill into law. The enactment was published in an extraordinary government gazette on Monday night, paving...

Many young women struggling with low self-esteem

Mrs Comfort Ocran, Board Member, Bank of Ghana, has called on women particularly tertiary students to uphold their values. She noted that so many young...
Electoral Commission

Pru District elect new Presiding Member

Mr Abdul Karim Issahaku, the assembly member of Yeji Central Electoral Area in the Pru District of the Brong-Ahafo Region has been elected as...
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People of Nkum and Odoben Cry for Portable Water

Residents of Agona Nkum and Agona Odoben have not enjoyed pipe-borne water for about two years now following the destruction of the main pipe...
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...

Osu Children’s Library Gets Refurbished

Mr Benjamin Kotey Neequaye, Assemblyman for Osudoku Electoral Area, has renovated the Osu Children’s Library to promote education in the area. ...
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Kenya hosts conference to rally electoral on peaceful polls

A three-day conference aimed at rallying Kenyans together towards a free, fair, credible and peaceful general election in August will kick off in Nairobi...
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Deplorable Roads In Upper West Affecting Daily Activities

The Upper West Regional Secretariat of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has bemoaned the deplorable state of roads in the region saying...
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Juaboso District Assembly Elects New Presiding Member

The Juaboso District Assembly has elected Mr. Godfred Adjei Asante, as its Presiding Member. Twenty-two (22) out of the 25 members voted yes while three...

Beaten Aspirants : Seeks Electoral College Expansion

Following allegations of vote-buying during the election of a representative for the Greater Accra Region  to the Council of State, one of the defeated...
Tarkwa Nsueam Assembly

Presiding Member For Tarkwa Nsueam Assembly Goes Unopposed

The newly elected Presiding Member (PM) to the Tarkwa Nsueam Assembly, Mr. Benjamin Kesse has been sworn into office. The 42 year-old administrator and the...
Mogadishu

Somalia’s Parliament Hold Sittings At Mogadishu Airport

Somalia's newly elected parliament started voting Wednesday to elect the country's next president at Mogadishu airport, regarded as the safest place in the capital...

Council of State Election Rescheduled For Feb 16

The Electoral Commission (EC) has rescheduled the Council of State election from Thursday February 9, to Thursday, February 16. “EC hereby informs the candidates, Metropolitan,...

Electoral Officials After EC for Unpaid Allowances

Two hundred thousand election officials who were engaged by the Electoral Commission (EC) for the conduct of the December 7 presidential and parliamentary elections...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghana Institution of Surveyors Salute Nana Addo

The Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS) salutes Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, the President Elect, and the New Patriotic Party for winning the 2016 Presidential...

Gambia’s Electoral Commission Boss Flees Country

The Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) chief has gone into hiding, his family has told the BBC. There are unconfirmed reports that Alieu Momar Njai,...

PPP Points Out That Their Parties Poor Performance Was Arranged

Defeated presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has blamed his party’s loss at the polls on what he calls...

3 Persons With Fake Election Accreditation Refused Bail

Three persons caught with 128 fake election observer accreditation cards on voting day, have been ordered by a Kumasi Circuit Court to be held...

EC Tasked To Make Polling Stations Disability Friendly

The Child Rights International (CRI) has tasked Ghana’s Electoral Management Body to improve on conditions at polling stations for the vulnerable in society to...

Daughter of Nana Addo Dokua Shed Tears of Joy

Dokua shedding Tears It was an emotional moment for the family of the President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo when one of her two daughters...

President Mahama Promise Smooth Transfer Of Power

President John Dramani Mahama on Friday announced that he would still uphold all the ideals of Ghana and Ghanaians irrespective of his loss in...
A voter casts her ballot in Accra, Ghana, on Dec. 7, 2016. Ghana's general elections began from 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday, with more than 15 million registered voters casting their ballots at 29,000 polling stations across the country. (Xinhua/Shi Song)(gl)

Silence On The Streets Of Abetifi

The streets of Abetifi are quiet as the people patiently wait for the declaration of the outcome of the December 07 presidential polls by...

EC : Ghana Has Strong and Transparent Electoral System

Ghana’s electoral system is one of the best in the world, and with the reforms and additional systems implemented, the 2016 elections will be...
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Ghana Announce Zero-tolerance for in voting violence

Speaking to journalists in Accra, Bani warned trouble rousers poised to foment trouble to desist from attempting it, as the agile security agencies would...
Court

17 courts in Ghana selected to handle electoral disputes

The breakdown of the courts are Greater Accra, six; Ashanti and Western Regions, two each; Eastern, Central, Upper West, Upper East, Northern, Volta and...
Expose Corruption

Anti-Graft activists worry over electoral corruption on Ghana’s democracy

The coalition made their views known here at the launch of a report titled "Reducing Abuse of Incumbency and Electoral Corruption in Ghana's 2016...
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Electoral Discomfort Ghana must change course

We are profoundly worried about apprehensions, trepidations, chaos, anarchy and the loss of lives that have found feet in democratic elections in Africa and...
21st Ghana Journalists Association

Journalists advised to uphold professionalism

She reminded media practitioners to allow the core principles of journalism to guide their work and eschew reports borne out of speculation and rumour...
Charlotte Osei - Ghana's Electoral Commissioner (EC)

Dec polls: Votes transfer begins Aug 18

The process will continue until September 8 as the commission continues to roll out various programmes in preparation for the general elections on December...