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Britain’s House of Commons say yes to December 12 general election

Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday night for a snap general election on Dec. 12, which is set to send the country to...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to foreign leaders at a Brexit summit in Brussels, Belgium, on October 17. Photo by Olivier Hoslet/EPA-EFE

UK PM loses offer to call early elections as his Brexit plan hits new...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his bid on Monday to call a snap general election on Dec. 12 as a way of ending...
John Dramani Mahama

Ghana’s ex-president Mahama to lead NDC in 2020 general election

Ghana's ex-president John Dramani Mahama has become the leader of the country's largest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), after overwhelmingly winning a...
Creation of six new regions

Creation of New Regions the Pros and Cons it Comes With

Creation of new regions formed an integral part of two major political parties in Ghana; the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic...

UK’s Home Secretary Debunks Rumours of an Early General Elections in June

British Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Sunday dismissed newspaper speculation of a snap general election in June, saying that "last thing we want is...

COMESA nods steps taken by Zimbabwe to prepare for general election

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) regional bloc on Tuesday expressed satisfaction over steps taken by authorities in Zimbabwe to prepare...

NPP Youth Iron Out Difference

Opposing groups within the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Tatale/Sanguli Constituency of the Northern Region have ironed out their differences and resolved to...

Cocobod Retreats Gov’ts Effort To Make Sector Rewarding

The Chief Executive of Cocobod, Mr. Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has pledged the government’s resolve to go the extra mile to make cocoa farming more...

CVM Dissects Ghana’s Election 2016 and Present Free SHS Policy

First and foremost, God forgive us of our stubbornness in 2008 and 2012. Our hearts were hardened, corks were inserted into our ...

UDS Welcomes Peace and Security Centre Suggested By Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has called on the University for Development Studies (UDS) to establish a Peace and Security Centre as part of efforts to...
The illegal miners standing infron of the Obuasi Cote Dor Mine

Illegal Miners Vow To Vote Against MP

Some illegal miners in Tarkwa-Breman in the Prestea Huni-Valley of the Western Region, have vowed to vote against their Member of Parliament (MP), Madam...
Former President Jerry John Rawlings (1st R) congratulating an NDC founding member

Rawlings Ask NDC To The Face About Party’s Defeat

Former President Jerry John Rawlings said on Saturday that he should not be blamed for the defeat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in...
Wpid Osafo Marfo

Allegations Of On-going Recruitment Raise Concern

Mr Yaw Osafo Marfo, the representative of the President-elect on the Joint Transition Team, has raised concerns over allegations of the award of fresh...

Two Women Secure Nod To Represent W/R In Parliament

Two out of eight female parliamentary candidates who contested this year’s parliamentary and presidential elections in the Western Region secured the nod to represent...
Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah

Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah Retains Ellembelle

The Minister of Petroleum, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, has retained the Ellembelle Parliamentary Seat for the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) in a fiercely...

Counting of votes begins in Ghana’s general election

Counting of votes in the 2016 general election is underway at the polling stations across the country except the Jaman North Constituency, where voting...

Ghana says ready for special voting on December 1

Deputy Communications Director for the EC Yussif Ayuba said on national radio Thursday that all logistics needed for the conduct of the election had...

Ghana’s Elections 2016: Visually impaired will be able to cast ballot

Head of Gender and Disability at the EC, Abigail Nutakor said that the Commission had procured enough tactile ballot jacket for all polling stations...

Former CHRAJ boss advocates for peace

He said electoral disputes had caused conflicts with some neighbouring countries having witnessed unrest leading to loss of lives and properties. ...

CDD-Ghana urges proactive security ahead of polls

While presenting a pre-election survey, the Center for Democratic Development-Ghana (CDD-Ghana) said the findings of the survey should prompt Ghanaian security agencies to be...
European Union

EU observers deployed to Ghana regions for election monitor

The 24 observers of the EU Election Observer Mission (EOM) were deployed in pairs to each region while the Greater Accra (Capital Region) and...
Ghana's Electoral Commission (EC)

EC Chair To Brief The Media

The presentation, which would be hosted by the Editors Forum, Ghana (EFG), is scheduled for Thursday, November 10, at the Ghana International Press Centre,...

Parties Urged To Compliment NCCE’s Effort

Mr Philemon Boni, Ada West District Director of the NCCE, who made the appeal, said political parties must use their platforms to educate their...

Ghana to hold presidential debates in November ahead of polls

Jean Mensa, Executive Director of the Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA), organizers of the event, disclosed this to an Accra-based radio station Friday. ...

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...
Isaac Ashai Odamtten

Election 2016: Tema Mayor Predicts Mahama Victory

He said President Mahama, Flag bearer of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) would win the elections without recourse to a bye-election to shame...
Reverend Dr Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong

Election Prophecies: Reverend Calls Prophets And Prophetesses To Order

He advised them to keep their prophecies to themselves since it had a greater percentage of creating unreasonable tension in the country prior to...
Foreign Affairs Ministry undertakes AU health walk

Inter-party peace walk held in Akwatia

They held placards with messages like “Akwatia and Ghana want peace”, “Tolerance leads to peace”, “Say no to violence”, “Seek and pursue peace”, “Be...

Kofi Akpaloo denied by EC

Mrs Charlotte Osei, the EC Chairperson said the Commission is unable to accept Mr Akpaloo’s nomination because the number of subscribers to Mr Akpaloo’s...
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Court Throws Out Suit Against Ghana’s EC

The EC has asked each presidential candidate to pay a filing fee of 50,000 Ghana Cedis (about 12,560 U.S. dollars) and each parliamentary candidate...