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Veep Calls For A Peaceful Election

Monday, September 26, 2016 Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has reiterated his call for a peaceful atmosphere going into the 2016 elections. He stressed law and order are paramount in such crucial exercise to ensure growth and development in the country. According to him, election is not about shedding blood, but a h ...

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful hosts football tourney in Ablekuma West

Sunday, September 25, 2016 By Gideon Ahenkorah, GNA Accra, Sept. 25, GNA - Madam Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West, has organised a talent-hunt football gala for the youth in her constituency. This is part of her pre-birthday celebration set to occur in the fourth we ...

The local government system needs reform - IDEG

Sunday, September 25, 2016 Ho, Sept. 25, GNA - Dr Kwesi Jonah, a Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), has iterated the call for replacement of the 'simple majority local government system' with a 'proportional representation system.' He said the call for the change had become necessary to all ...

Bagbin is an asset and should be retained - Asiedu Nketia

Sunday, September 25, 2016 By Prosper K. Kuorsoh, GNA Nadowli (U/W), Sept. 25, GNA - Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described Majority Leader in Parliament, Mr Alban Bagbin as a valuable asset that needs to be retained to help contribute to governance in the country. ...

Manifestos must reflect National Development Plan - NDPC

Sunday, September 25, 2016 By A.B. Kafui Kanyi, GNA Ho, Sept. 25, GNA - Mr Jonathan Azasoo, Deputy Director, National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), has called on political parties to ensure that their manifestos were in line with the National Development Plan. He said the slow pace of development in the country ...

Vote for candidates on their merit - NCCE

Sunday, September 25, 2016 Abetifi (E/R), Sept. 24, GNA - The National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) has advised the electorate to vote for candidates on their individual merit and not because they belonged to a particular political party. The Commission advised the electorate to vote for candidates who they think c ...

Aspiring Parliamentary Candidate donates books to basic schools

Sunday, September 25, 2016 By Samuel Akapule, GNA Bolgatanga, Sept. 24, GNA - Mr Thomas Akurugu, the People's National Convention Party (PNC), Parliamentary Candidate for the Bolgatanga Central, has donated 6,000 exercise books to pupils in basic schools of the constituency. Speaking to the media at separate functions org ...

Bring your campaigns to us, prison inmates urge politicians

Sunday, September 25, 2016 By Samuel Akapule, GNA Navrongo (UE), Sept. 24, GNA - Inmates of the Navrongo Prison in the Upper East Region, have called on politicians to visit and educate them on their manifestos to enable them make informed electoral choices. The inmates made the call when the National Commission for Civic ...

Chief of Staff joins election 2016 peace walk in Wa

Sunday, September 25, 2016 By Prosper K. Kuorsoh, GNA Wa, Sept. 24, GNA - Mr Julius Debrah, the Chief of Staff, has joined the people of the Upper West Region to embark on a peace walk to promote a free, fair and peaceful elections in December. The peace walk was organized by the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) in ...

SEND-Ghana sensitizes community members on anti-corruption laws

Sunday, September 25, 2016 By Caesar Abagali, GNA Yendi (N/R), Sept. 24, GNA - SEND-Ghana has organized a community forum in Yendi aimed at sensitizing the community members on anti-corruption laws as part of measures to help reduce corruption in the country. The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) and other anti-corruption ...

Commitment needed for the constitutional review process - IDEG

Sunday, September 25, 2016 By Godwill Arthur-Mensah, GNA Takoradi, Sept. 24, GNA - The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), a civil society organisation, says as the nation prepares for the December polls, there is the need for political parties to show enough commitment to continue with the constitutional amendment p ...

Only one woman picks nomination forms in Tema

Sunday, September 25, 2016 By Laudia Sawer, GNA Tema, Sept 25, GNA - Barely one week into the filling of nomination for the December 7, elections, only one woman has picked a parliamentary nomination form to contest one of the three constituencies in the Tema Metropolis. Miss Ebi Bright, Tema Central parliamentary candida ...
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Examine Political Manifestos Critically - Nduom To Voters

Sunday, September 25, 2016 The flagbearer of the Progressive People 39;s Party (PPP) Dr. Papa Kwasi Nduom has argued successive governments in Ghana have been inefficient because Ghanaians failed to critically and objectively examine manifestos of political parties after they win elections. Speaking at the Spiritan Univer ...
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