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  • Per the EC’s interim calendar of activities, it will begin the compilation of a new voters register for the 2020 elections from April 18 to May 30, 2020.

    The date for this year’s presidential and parliamentary elections remains December 7, the Electoral Commission (EC) has confirmed.

  • Anyone who does not have any of those two documents will have to get people to vouch for them that they are Ghanaians.

    The Electoral Commission (EC) is planning not to accept old voters ID cards and birth certificates as a primary form of identification in the new voters registration exercise planned for April 2020.

  • Now we are on course for the 2020 elections, and campaign has all but started.

    Written By Rodney Nkrumah Boateng - Ghana has had several bitterly fought general elections since independence. Indeed, even before independence, each of the 1951, 1954 and 1957 elections came with its own drama, with the Convention People’s Party (CPP) winning all three.

  • The violence at Ayawaso West Wuogon, the failure of the main opposition and the government to resolve the issues ...

    Written By Amankwah Benjamin Kwame - Humans would not have been superstitious, if they could handle all their circumstances by set rules or if they were always favoured by fortune.

  • The other aspirants include former President John Mahama, the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin; a former Trade Minister, Mr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah and a former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Sylvester Adinam Mensah.

    A founder member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and presidential hopeful, Mr Augustus Goosie Tanoh has become the 11th presidential aspirant to officially inform the NDC about his intentions to contest the 2020 flagbearership slot of the party.

  • Expectedly, the debate has taken partisan paths with the ruling party backing the decision and the opposition vehemently opposing.

    Written By Baffour Agyeman-Duah (Prof.) - A fierce debate rages over the decision by the Electoral Commission (EC) to compile a new biometric voters register for the December 2020 elections.

  • On his youthfulness for the position, he posited that if after 60 plus years of independence, the older generation, who have been in charge of running the country’s affairs, are yet to catapult the country to the Promised Land,...

    International development expert and chartered accountant, Mr. Marricke K. Gane, says he is pondering a run for the highest and toughest job in the land.

  • A key outcome of this meeting is to develop a concerted approach at having designated desks in major newsrooms in Ghana for reporting PWD issues.

    Persons with disabilities constitute a significant section of Ghana's population who are faced with a lot of challenges in meeting their basic needs as a result of limited access and opportunities to government interventions as well as benefiting from public goods and services. This is a cross-cutting issue in all sectors of our economy for such persons and the media has a key role to play in making all voices count especially that of PWDs in all aspects of the Ghanaian governance process.

  • The parties said the compilation of a new register would be a drain on the national coffers and also be a threat to peaceful elections.

    The Electoral Commission (EC) has said its plan to have a new voters register for this year’s general election will go ahead as scheduled.

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