The latest CDD-Ghana report has found that vigilante groups are still active in Ghana despite a law banning their activities.
A former Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba has called on Ghanaians to vote for women and physically challenged persons contesting the Local Government elections on Tuesday, December 17.
President Akufo-Addo has announced the withdrawal of the December 17 Referendum.
Local Government and Rural Development Ministry has reiterated that the December 17 referendum will come off despite increasing calls for its suspension.
The National Association of Local Authority of Ghana has kicked against calls for the December 2019 referendum to be postponed.
The Government has issued detailed responses to 22 questions that were asked by the Chamber for Local Governance (ChLoG) concerning the upcoming December 17, 2019 referendum.
The Strategic Thinkers Network-Africa (STRANEK) has joined many other campaigners to urge Ghanaians to vote ‘No’ in the upcoming December 17 Referendum.
Lawyer and Professor of Accounting, Prof. Stephen Kwaku Asare, has launched a ‘Vote No’ campaign ahead of the upcoming referendum.
A survey conducted by the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), has revealed that 75% of electorate will vote 'Yes' in the upcoming referendum.
Former President John Mahama has called on government to urgently work to remove all hindrances that will hamper the smooth running of the December 17 referendum.
The National House of Chiefs has joined calls for Ghanaians to vote against the proposed amendment of Article 55 (3) of the 1992 Constitution which will make local government elections partisan.
A stalwart of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has cautioned the government against plunging the country into a stalemate at the local government level after a ‘Yes’ victory in the December 17 referendum.
There is no factual, reasonable basis for the proposal to elect members of district assemblies on a partisan basis.
The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta says government will provide all the support the Electoral Commission needs to conduct successful elections in 2020.
The Ghana Journalist Association has served notice ahead of the 2020 elections to deal with any politician who manhandles a journalist.
The Chamber for Local Governance (ChaLoG) has spoken against the impending introduction of partisanship into Ghana's local governance system.
IDEG boss, Dr. Emmanuel Akwetey, has said that the election of metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs), is a compliment to the anti-vigilantism law.
The EC on Wednesday disclosed that December 10, 2019, has been set aside as date for the Special Voters to exercise their franchise on the Referendum.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday stated that Ghanaians are happy with the initiatives of his administration and will, therefore, retain the NPP in that respect.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is accepting contributions from organised groups as it puts together the manifesto ahead of the 2020 elections.
The leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has revealed that the party will introduce a new system to facilitate monitoring of the 2020 elections.
The Information Services Department has tasked its officers in the various districts across the country to comb the nooks and cranny of the country with vigorous education on the referendum.
Member of Parliament for Ellembelle has threatened to use legal proceedings to place an injunction on the upcoming referendum scheduled for December 17 this year.
The EC has scheduled December 17, 2019, to conduct a referendum to approve the bill to amend Clause 3 of Article 55 of the 1992 Constitution.
Ablekuma West MP has charged the youth in the party to continue preaching the “good works” of Akufo-Addo government ahead of next year’s elections.
The Communications Director for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi, has urged government to halt the training of illegal armed forces ahead of the 2020 elections.
The National Democratic Congress on the 19th of October, 2019, will hold parliamentary primaries in 25 more constituencies in four regions in a second batch of elections, to elect candidates for next year’s general election.
The EC says applications for transfer of voting, Special Voting and voting by proxy would be received at its District Offices throughout the country between October 25, and November 4.
An aggrieved aspirant in the upcoming New Patriotic Party’s parliamentary primaries has moved to put a temporary stop on the elections in the Asawase constituency.
The public has been advised to avoid electing candidates with contentious characters in the District Assembly and Unit Committee elections.
The Electoral Commission says although the voters’ register exhibition has ended on Friday, September 20th, correction of details and replacement of identification cards will continue.
The European Union (EU) Election Follow-up Mission (EFM) has urged further implementation of its key recommendations ahead of Ghana’s Election 2020.
Government has directed that Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies across the country as well as their Unit Committees, should be dissolved by Monday, October 7.
The National NCCE and the EC have launched a “Citizens’ Education and Awareness Raising Campaign” to educate the public on the upcoming District Level Elections and referendum for constitutional amendment.
A former Chairman of Nigeria's INEC has asked African countries to pay attention to the use of appropriate deployment of technology to improve and increase election integrity.
The Electoral Commission has extended the period for the exhibition of the Voters Register from Tuesday, September, 17 to Friday, September 20.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has terminated the contract of the foreign IT firm engaged in 2012 to manage the country’s elections data centre.
The incumbent Asawase MP, Muntaka Mubarak will contest the 2020 parliamentary elections on the ticket of the opposition National Democratic Congress unopposed.
A member of the opposition National Democratic Congress communications team, Brogya Genfi has asked government to immediately publish the Emile Short Commission report into the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election.
"I wholeheartedly congratulate all members of the National Democratic Congress who participated in today's parliamentary primaries in selected constituencies across the country"
Voting is ending in the selection of parliamentary candidates for the country's largest opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC).
There was drama at the Tema East constituency during the NDC Primaries when an agent for one of the candidates tore some of the ballot papers.
Results for the National Democratic Congress’ ongoing primaries are trickling in.
Watch live JoyNews coverage of the parliamentary primaries of the opposition National Democratic Congress ahead of the 2020 general elections.
The 2020 flagbearer for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, says the elections would be one of the most critical the NDC would face.
A company registered under the laws of Ghana has gone to court in a bid to block the distribution of 100 buses to NPP Constituency Executives.
Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs. Jean Mensa on Wednesday, July 10, met former President John Mahama to discuss election-related issues.
Former President John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor, has expressed confidence and trust in the Electoral Commission (EC) to live up to expectation.
Chiefs and people of Lolobi, Akpafu, Santrokofi and Likpe in the Hohoe Municipality have reiterated that they have never petitioned government to be part of the Oti region.
The Electoral Commission will respect the court’s ruling on the pending limited voter registration exercise, Deputy Chairman in-charge of Operations, Samuel Tettey has said.
Executives of the CPP, PNC and PPP in the South Dayi Constituency of the Volta region, have formed a joint constituency executive with a "Unity Parliamentary Candidate" for the 2020 elections.
Government has announced the roadmap on elections of Chief Executives across the various MMDAs in the country, as part of efforts aimed at deepening the democratic process of the country.