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Ghana: NDC, 4 Other Parties Walk Out of IPAC Meeting Over New Biometric Register

Accra, Ghana, December 10, 2019//-The National Democratic Congress (NDC), the People’s National Congress (PNC) together with some other political parties, have walked out of an Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting with the Electoral Commission.

GIMPA GRASAG Advises Youth to Uphold Good Virtues to Eradicate Corruption

Accra, Ghana, December 9, 2019//-The President of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) chapter of the Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana (GRASAG),  Raphael Apetorgbor, has advised the youth to uphold the virtues of good ethics and transparency in their daily lives to enable them deepen accountability. 

Mahama to Akufo-Addo: Your Practice of ‘Clearing Corrupt’ Appointees Must Stop

Accra, Ghana, December 9, 2019//-Former President John Dramani Mahama has asked his successor, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to stop “clearing” his “corrupt” appointees in government.

Ghana: Survey Reveals that NDC Will Win 5 Out of the 6 Newly Created Regions

Accra, Ghana, December 9, 2019//-Latest Afrobarometer survey has revealed that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will win in five out of the six newly created regions in the upcoming presidential election.

Ghana: Hundreds Throng e-Ananse ‘By The Fireside’

Accra, Ghana, December 9, 2019//-The old age of Grace Omaboe, popularly known as Maame Dokono couldn’t stop the screen goddess from thrilling fans at the launch of ‘By the fireside’ over the weekend at e-Ananse libraries located in Osu, a suburb of Accra .  

Ghana: Group Petitions Akufo-Addo to Remove Deputy EC Chair from Office

Accra, Ghana, December 4, 2019//-The Centre for Democratic and Accountable Governance (CEDAG) wants the Deputy Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Bossman Asare removed from office.

Ghana: AKufo-Addo Postpones December 17 Referendum  

Accra, Ghana, December 1, 2019//-Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo today postponed the country’s December 17 Referendum.

Ghana: Faith Healers Defy Ban on Chaining

Accra, Ghana, November 28, 2019/ — Faith-based and traditional healing centers in Ghana continue to hold people with real or perceived mental health conditions – psychosocial disabilities – in chains in inhumane conditions despite a 2017 ban on such treatment, Human Rights Watch said today.

The Role Played by Soundbites in Ghana’s Elections

Slogans and soundbites are a key feature of Ghanaian political campaigns. Wikimedia Commons Alexander Diani Kofi Preko, University of Professional Studies Accra November 21, 2019//-The use of soundbites – short, catchy, emotionally laden and sometimes witty summaries of politicians’ messages – has increasingly become a part of political election campaigns.

Ghana’s Small Political Parties Have Found a Way to Stay Afloat

George M. Bob-Milliar, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) November 16, 2019//-In the past 27 years, Ghana has witnessed three democratic changes of government. National electoral contests have been decided between two main parties, on either side of the political spectrum.

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