Richard Barima Sarpong has filed his nomination to contest the upcoming parliamentary primaries in Afigya Sekyere East Constituency.
A former National Nasara Coordinator of the New Patriotic Party, Kamal Deen Abdulai is confident the party will retain the Nanton Parliamentary seat come December 2020.
Twelve persons have filed their names to contest for the primaries in 5 constituencies held by the New Patriotic Party in the Upper West region.
An NPP parliamentary aspirant of Okere constituency, Emmanuel Adjei Lartey, has threatened to go to court over an alleged deliberate scheme to prevent him from picking a nomination form.
NPP Parliamentary aspirant for the Dome Kwabenya constituency, Mike Oquaye Jnr. says he will not be selective when dealing with delegates.
Former Asante-Mampong MP, Addai-Nimo and a civil engineer, Benjamin Arthur have picked nomination forms for the upcoming primaries of the governing NPP.
Dakoa Newman has filed her nomination forms to contest the parliamentary primaries for the ruling NPP in the Okaikoi South Constituency of the Greater Accra Region.
The Students Network for Nana Akufo-Addo has called on the NPP to consider decentralising its upcoming parliamentary primaries.
A ten-member delegation from the EC led by Jean Mensa, the Chairperson has paid a courtesy call on the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia Palace.
Energy Minister John Peter Amewu has urged electorates in the Hohoe Constituency to vote for development and not on party lines in the general elections.
Mike Oquaye Jnr has picked nomination forms to contest in NPP parliamentary primaries in Dome Kwabenya Constituency.
The Local Government Minister has shot down an argument for the repeal of Clause 2 of Article 244 of the Constitution saying the provision was still relevant and must be maintained.
The Inter-Party Resistance Against New Voter’s Register will on Tuesday embark on a demonstration to protest plans to compile a new voters' register.
Evans Addison Coleman Onomah, former Agona West NPP Constituency Chairman has picked nomination forms to contest the party's upcoming parliamentary primaries.
Felix Kwakye Ofosu has urged Ghanaians not to leave the fight against the EC’s decision to compile a new voters’ register to only political parties.
Alfred Obeng Boateng, former MD of BOST has picked the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Primaries Nomination forms to contest for Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai seat.
NUGS has urged political parties, Civil Society Groups and all stakeholders in the electoral process to allow the EC execute its mandate judiciously.
The First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei-Owusu, the majority leader Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu as well as the education minister and seven others could go unopposed in the NPP parliamentary primaries.
The EC is expected to hold an urgent meeting with political parties and members of its Eminent Advisory Committee over the decision to compile a new voter’s register.
Members of the group campaigning against a new voters' register say they have resumed the series of demonstrations against the EC’s decision.
The Ashanti regional secretariat of the NPP has described as misplaced claims by some parliamentary aspirants that they are been sabotaged by the party in their attempt to pick nomination forms.
The newly inducted General Secretary of the Bible Society of Ghana has charged the EC and the opposition political parties to soften their stance on the new voters’ register
Minister, John Peter Amewu has promised to harness both physical and human development to the Hohoe constituency in the Volta Region if voted as the next MP.
UK and Ireland Chapter of the opposition NDC says it supports the mother party’s decision on the compilation of a new voters register.
The Ashanti Regional Council of Elders for the NDC has joined the bandwagon in preaching against the compilation of the new voters’ register ahead of the 2020 elections.
The Eminent Advisory Committee of the EC will meet members of the Commission and IPAC, over the contentious proposed new voters’ register next week.
Jerry John Rawlings has urged Yaa-Na Abubakari Mahama II, to use his authority to urge Ghanaians to exercise tolerance during campaigns towards the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
Minority Leader in Parliament, Haruna Idrissu, has accused the Electoral Commission of refusing to share with them the reports from the IT consultant they are working with.
The Electoral Commission in a 28-page document, has reiterated its justification for the decision to create a new voters’ register.
Aspiring presidential candidates of the governing New Patriotic Party will be required to pay GH¢200,000 as filing fees, the party has announced.
Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has kicked against the Electoral Commission’s decision to compile a new voters’ register.
The Eminent Advisory Committee of the EC has called on the Commission to meet with IPAC and deliberate on issues concerning the creation of a new voters’ register.
The Electoral Commission has refuted speculations that its main reason for pushing for a new voters’ register is to imbibe the facial recognition feature into the electoral roll.
The Electoral Commission has said that it has no intention of creating new constituencies in the upcoming elections.
The Electoral Commission says it is still in talks with political parties to accept its decision to compile a new voter’s register.
The policy of “no verification no vote” will be enforced in the 2020 general elections, Director of Electoral Services at the Electoral Commission, Dr. Serebuor Quaicoe has said.
The Electoral Commission’s decision to compile a new voters’ register for the 2020 polls, has shocked the editor-in-chief of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt.
The coalition of political parties in support of a new electoral roll has entreated the Electoral Commission to engage those opposed to it in an atmosphere of “openness and sincerity.”
The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations for Good Governance is holding a forum on the controversial decision by the Electoral Commission to compile a new register for the 2020 elections.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has justified its decision to obtain new biometric voting system and compile a new electoral roll for elections in December 2020.
On the last edition of Newsfile for 2019, panelists discussed the elections, electoral violence and ‘political’ vigilantism in Ghana.
The Republic Hall ‘B’, one of the polling stations on KNUST campus, recorded not a single vote in the District level Elections.
The longest-serving Assembly Member in the Sunyani East Municipality and probably the entire country, was unable to retain his seat at the just-ended District Level Elections.
EC says its current system is outdated and weak hence the request for ¢444,846,663 to compile a new voters’ register before the 2020 general election.
Dean of Studies and Research at ILGS, Dr Eric Oduro Osae has called for harmony amongst individuals at the local governance level.
Some Ghanaians have reacted to the defeat of Hon Aponkye in the recent District Assembly and Unit Committee elections.
Official results from the Adukrom Nima electoral area indicate that Nana Adabor Ibrahim Isaah Ampim popularly known as Hon Aponkye has lost the District Assembly and Unit Committee elections.
Five persons are in the grips of the Akyem Oda police command for engaging in a free for all fight at the Towobotom polling station in the ongoing district assembly elections.
President Nana Akufo-Addo and his Vice, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, have cast their votes in Tuesday’s ongoing District Assembly and Unit Committee Elections, in fulfilment of their civic duties.
Polls have opened for elections to elect District Assembly and Unit Committee members across the country.
More than 57,0000 candidates are contesting the nationwide District Assembly and Unit Committee elections scheduled for Tuesday, December 17.
The Electoral Commission says it has deployed 58,000 biometric verification devices for Tuesday’s District Level Elections.