Politics

  • June 1, 2020

    EC, NIA...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has given greenlight to the Electoral Commission and the National Identification Authority (NIA) to carry on their constitutionally mandates works amid coronavirus. However, he urged them to observe social distancing in doing so. He made this known as he delivered his 10th update to the nation on...

  • May 31, 2020

    ECOWAS makes...

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has made significant progress towards regional economic integration. The measures include the acceleration of economic reforms and the stabilisation of a macroeconomic environment towards the achievement of the region’s single currency agenda this year. The regional body is also working towards the...

  • May 30, 2020

    We endorse...

    The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said it endorses and subscribes to the caution made by the Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC) Bernard Mornah to the Electoral Commission (EC) in respect of the potential outbreak of political violence at registration centers, as a result of the...

  • May 29, 2020

    Bernard Mornah’s...

    The Inter-Party Resistance Against New Voters’ Register (IPRAN) has accused government of using the Ghana Police Service to intimidate its members. The group made the accusation on the back of an invitation the Criminal Investigations Department extended to the National Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC) and leading member...

  • May 29, 2020

    “It’ll be...

    The Director of Legal Affairs of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Abraham Amaliba, has stated that the Electoral Commission (EC) is not well armed with logistics to carry out the forthcoming voter registration exercise. Mr Amaliba told Class News that the registration will be difficult to carry out because...

  • May 29, 2020

    ‘Parliament did...

    Parliament has rejected the claim that it lied over test results of members and staff tested for Covid-19. The claim by the Minority Chief Whip, Mubarak Muntaka Wednesday appeared to pour cold on demands by the house on a media outfit for a retraction of a publication that had said...

  • May 29, 2020

    Akufo-Addo committed...

    The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has reiterated President Akufo-Addo’s commitment to providing an equitable distribution of healthcare facilities across the country. The Akufo-Addo government has undertaken extensive health infrastructure projects in rural communities across the country, and with the Coronavirus pandemic exposing the nation’s deficit in equitable spread of...

  • May 29, 2020

    ‘I stand...

    PNC National Chairman Bernard Mornah has refused to back down on his alleged threats to resist plans by the Electoral Commission to create a new electoral roll for the December polls. The Police CID has invited the opposition politician over the alleged threats asking him to report to the CID...

  • May 28, 2020

    EC outlines...

    The Electoral Commission (EC) will be maintaining its cluster method for the upcoming voter registration exercise although the time spent in each cluster is expected to reduce. Each registration team will work for six days in each phase within a cluster, a reduction from the initial 10 days outlined for the...

  • May 28, 2020

    Our activities...

    The Director of Electoral Services at the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr. Serebour Quaicoe says activities of the Commission are exempted from the ban on public gatherings imposed on the country. Speaking to Bernard Avle on The Point of View on Citi TV, Dr. Quaicoe said: “Our understanding is that it [the ban] doesn’t...

  • May 28, 2020

    IMANI Q&A:...

    Policy Think Tank, IMANI Africa which has been at the forefront of the ongoing campaign to expose the agenda by the Electoral Commission has provided a quick reference facts on critical issues procurement and technical, that concerned Ghanaians must fight to prevent chos. IMANI in its publication reminds the public...

  • May 28, 2020

    ‘IPAC has...

    General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has expressed worry over what he believes is the Electoral Commission’s (EC) condescending posturing over the compilation of the new voters’ register. His condemnation is amidst the longstanding tussle between the two sides on the matter. On Wednesday’s edition...

  • May 28, 2020

    Accidents kill...

    The Coalition of 13 political parties in support of the compilation of a new voters register says it is fully convinced after an Interparty Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting on Wednesday, 27 May 2020 that the Electoral Commission could easily proceed with the compilation of a new electoral roll for the...

  • May 28, 2020

    EC to...

    The Electoral Commission will begin the compilation of a new voters’ register in June 2020 ahead of the December polls. This was made known by the EC during Wednesday’s IPAC meeting which was boycotted by the country’s largest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC). According to the EC, the...

  • May 27, 2020

    Government, NDC...

    The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have reached a consensus on the need to conduct the December polls despite the havoc wrecked on the country by the novel coronavirus. The rival parties have not seen eye-to-eye over accusations by the NDC that the NPP...

  • May 27, 2020

    EC to...

    The Electoral Commission is today [Wednesday] expected to hold an Inter-Party Advisory Committee meeting on the compilation of a new voters register. The meeting to provide updates on the commission plans for the register is expected to be held in two groups with the first one at 10 am and...

  • May 27, 2020

    Akufo-Addo swears...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 26 May 2020, swore into office Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu and Mr Emmanuel Yoni Kulendi as Justices of the Supreme Court. Outlining the credentials of Justice Professor Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu during the ceremony at Jubilee House, President Akufo-Addo described her as having a stellar career...

  • May 26, 2020

    Don’t expect...

    The largest opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC) has served notice of boycotting the crucial Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The Electoral Commission expects to brief the political parties on preparation for the voters’ registration exercise. The political parties will be divided into two groups...

  • May 26, 2020

    Postpone 2020...

    Very Reverend Solomon Bruce, Superintendent Minister in-charge of the Old Tafo Wesley Methodist Church, has proposed the postponement of the 2020 general election as the country strives to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. Ghana is expected to go to the polls in December 2020 but according to the Minister, the electoral...

  • May 26, 2020

    NDC members...

    Kennedy Agyapong, the MP for Assin Central says members of the opposition NDC are landing juicy contracts from the government, much to his displeasure. According to the outspoken lawmaker, the NDC sidelined all NPP faithful when awarding contracts during their eight years at the helm. It is, therefore, the time...

  • May 26, 2020

    NPP’s Korsah-Brown...

    He has therefore, applauded, President Akufo-Addo for the GH¢600million Small Scale Enterprises (SSE) fund to help grow small scale companies and businesses across the Country. Mr. Korsah-Brown has in this regard, appealed to managers of the fund to make flexible conditions for accessing it to enable players in the SSE...

  • May 25, 2020

    Deputy Chief...

    Over the weekend, the Deputy Chief of Staff at the Office of the President, Mr. Francis Asenso-Boakye donated an ambulance and other health equipment to Suntreso Government Hospital in Kumasi. The other items included hospital beds, infra red thermometer, metallic sterilizer, and other personal protective equipment (PPEs). He indicated that...

  • May 24, 2020

    New register:...

    Member of Parliament for the Sekondi Constituency, Andrew Mercer believes criticisms against the Electoral Commission’s move to make the Ghana Card and Passports the only forms of identification for registration onto the yet to be compiled new voters’ register is unfounded. The EC has come under intense criticism following its...

  • May 23, 2020

    My vision...

    The flagbearer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama has said his vision is to address the issues that affect Ghanaians if elected President of Ghana again. As part of his vision, Mr Mahama in a Facebook post says he would build a peaceful, secure and...

  • May 23, 2020

    Revocation of...

    The La Dadekotopon MP, Vincent Sowah Odotei has clarified that the revocation of his appointment as a Deputy Minister of Communications had nothing to do with poor performance. In April, Mr. Odotei was replaced by Alexander Kodwo Kom Abban, the MP for Gomoa West and former Deputy Minister for Health. Speaking on...

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