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Touching on the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections, the IGP urged all police officers to be very circumspect, highly professional and impartial in the discharge of their duties.

The Police Administration has instituted a new special promotion mechanism for policemen who serve in the northern Ghana.

Director-General of the GES, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa

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The GES did not end there, it has consequently directed that all students who are in schools where destruction of school property has occurred should be surcharged for the full cost of the damage.

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has, in a swift reaction to the pockets of disturbances that has characterised the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has barred 14 final year students from writing the examination forthwith.

'The good people of Ghana to judge our performance' - Jean Mensa to critics. Image credit - The Independent Ghana

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These were the words of the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Jean Mensa, as she responded to a question on how the Commission would rate its performance in the just ended mass voter registration exercise.

In my law class 30 years ago, one of the profound doctrines was the Latin expression "Res ispa loquitur," which means the thing speaks for it self; and on that premise, we will leave the good people of Ghana to judge our performance.

President Akufo-Addo Commissions University Of Environment And Sustainable Development

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“Indeed, this is the first university in the country with the mandate to provide higher education, research and disseminate knowledge on matters of sustainable development, the protection of the environment, and a focus on developing agri-business,” he added.

President Akufo-Addo has commissioned the University of Environment and Sustainable Development, in Somanya, in the Eastern Region, and cut the sod for the commencement of construction of Phase Two of the University.

President Akufo-Addo Swears In Six (6) Justices Of The Court Of Appeal

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The situation, where judges proffer judgments on the basis of decisions from lower courts and cite them as law, according to the President, is not acceptable, and even less so, when judges cite no authority at all for their rulings, and give orders without reasons.

President Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 7th August 2020, swore into office six (6) Justices of the Court of Appeal, at a ceremony at Jubilee House, the seat of the nation’s presidency.

EC Chairperson, Jean Mensa. File image

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Political parties with representation on the committee are the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the Convention People’s Party (CPP), the Progressive People's Party (PPP) and the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG).

The Electoral Commission (EC) has inaugurated a voter registration adjudication committee to help expunge the names of multiple registrants from the voters register.

Proferssor Mrs Rita Akosua Dickson

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Prof. Akosua Dickson said digital and e-education would be key in sustaining education all year round and to create a young research forum for the university.

The first female Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Proferssor Mrs Rita Akosua Dickson was on Saturday sworn into office.

UCC inducts Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong into office as new Vice-Chancellor

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He called for bold and decisive leadership to help the university stay ahead and be competitive in these challenging times.

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has trained 400 lecturers in Information Communication Technology to help with the university’s aggressive shift towards online teaching and learning necessitated by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clydestone partners with Thales to offer TheOne; Authentication as a Service Platform. Image credit - africanews

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The platform will offer a multi-tenant ready environment to host financial institutions and payment service providers to offer Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) across multiple channels

Clydestone Ghana (GSE: CLYD) a leading payments system and fintech solutions provider has partnered with Thales, a global leader in digital identities and security to provide TheOne authentication as a service platform.

It is not about what you say in opposition. It is about what you did in government. What matters ultimately to Ghanaians is how these two leaders were able to manage the economy and alleviate the suffering of the people when they were given the opportunity to serve.

Ghana's Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has listed 50 reasons why he says President Akufo-Addo has been a better President than John Mahama.

Commercial vehicles to return to picking regular number of passengers

Ghana News

Public transport commonly referred to as trotro and taxi had to reduce the number of passengers on board their vehicles to comply with Government’s social distancing protocols.

Commercial vehicles are to return to taking the normal number of passengers in their vehicles.

Chairperson, Jean Mensa,

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Madam Jean Mensa said the EC has so far captured more than 12 million voters onto the voters register.

The Electoral Commission (EC), has introduced an online filing procedure for the 2020 general election.

Minister launches Ghana Guru E-Learning Platform to boost tourism

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It is an interactive digital learning platform designed to update the knowledge of tour guides, tour operators and other stakeholders to sell the country as the preferred tourism country.

Mrs Barbara Oteng Gyasi, the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, has launched the Ghana Guru Tourism E-Learning Platform in Accra to boost tourism by upgrading participants’ knowledge on Ghana as a tourism destination.

President Akufo-Addo Presents Gh¢2 Million To 1,000 Disabled Male Entrepreneurs

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As a result of this intervention, the President told the gathering that through the PEWED initiative, “the beneficiary entrepreneurs have been able to expand their businesses, and have created about two hundred and eighty (280) direct and indirect job opportunities for Ghanaians.”

President Akufo-Addo has presented GH¢2 million to one thousand (1,000) disabled men entrepreneurs, under the Presidential Empowerment for Male Entrepreneurs with Disability (PEMED).

Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta

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Additionally, Mr Ofori-Atta stated that the government transferred an amount of GH¢50.2 million to 400,000 beneficiaries under the the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme.

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta has disclosed that dry food packs and hot cooked meals distributed by the government to mitigate the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic cost GH¢54.3 million.

Lands and Natural Resources Minister Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh.

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This is to provide easy access to legislation on land and help remove the overlaps and inconsistencies that are currently associated with land legislation.

Parliament has passed the Land Bill, 2019 to reform land administration in the country.

Police retrieve Hawa Koomson’s gun

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"I didn't direct it at anybody," she added, and explained that she did not have her police escort with her at the time.

The Central Regional Police Command has retrieved the weapon allegedly fired by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Awutu Senya East, Mrs Mavis Hawa Koomson, at the Steps to Christ Registration Centre.

John Mwasi addressing the students via video conferencing from Windhoek, Namibia

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The two weeks intensive online course on the theme, “Debunking the 5G Myth”, will seek to equip the participants with fundamental understanding of the key requirements, capabilities and usage scenarios of 5G and the key innovations behind it, while guiding the participants to identify the various opportunities offered by 5G.

Global telecommunications company, Huawei Technologies, has, as part of efforts to develop and grow Ghana’s ICT talent pool, opened a free online 5G training course to some engineering and computer science students at the University of Ghana.

NDC joins calls for immediate dismissal of Mavis Hawa Koomson

Ghana News

The party said it is disgusted by the act perpetrated by the Minister at a registration centre at Kasoa and outrightly condemns it.

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called for the immediate dismissal of Minister of Special Development Initiatives, Hawa Koomson.

Mr Kofi Akpaloo (left), the presidential candidate of the Liberal Party of Ghana, introducing Mrs Margaret Obrian Sarfo (right), his running mate, at the party’s national conference in Accra

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In a similar fashion, it has also endorsed Mrs Margaret Obrian Sarfo, a business woman, as the running mate to support the party in its bid to win power in the upcoming elections.

The Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) has endorsed its Founder, Mr Kofi Akpaloo, as its presidential candidate in the upcoming general election.

5 ‘Foreigners’ arrested for acquiring Ghana voter ID

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“They also admitted during interrogation that they were Togolese nationals who had registered for the new Ghana voters ID card at one of the registration centres in Aflao.

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has arrested five suspected Togolese in possession of Ghanaian voter identification cards and attempting to exit the country through an unapproved route.

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is demanding the immediate release of its Ledzokuku constituency executives over claims that they are being held on trumped up charges.

Some motorbikes were burnt at the centre. EC officials at the centre were attacked as well which disrupted the registration process.

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The Commission calls on the public to condemn the violence and urges all eligible voters.

The Electoral Commission (EC) has condemned the violence that has engulfed some of its voter registration centres across the country in the ongoing mass exercise.

President wishes SHS finalists good luck as WASSCE exams kicks off. File image

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“Every Ghanaian acknowledges that education is the key to the future of our country…We, therefore, must do everything possible, ..."

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has offered his best wishes to the 313,837 final year Senior High School (SHS) students, who are writing their final examinations from Today, Monday, July 20, 2020.

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