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Peace Council engages Ablekuma Constituency Executives

The National Peace Council, as part of efforts to ensure peaceful polls on December 7, has engaged Constituency Executives in the Ablekuma Sub-metro and educated them on their duties on the voting day. The programme, held in collaboration with the National Commission for Civic Education, assembled the Constituency Executives of the Ablekuma North, Central, South […]

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Netherlands Development Organization initiates project to support WASH sector

SNV Netherlands Development Organization, has initiated a project to provide technical support and financial assistance to Small and medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) operating in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sectors. Under the project, “Possible to Profitable” (P2P), over 500 SMEs throughout the country, will receive training in business management, coaching and development from a […]

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Organisations in energy sector wins awards

Organisations and individuals in the energy sector have been awarded for their contribution, innovation and excellence to the success of the industry at the 3rd Oil and Gas Awards for 2016. Dr Kofi Abban of Rigworld emerged the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the year for the upstream while Mrs Abigail Harley of AI Energy […]

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Political parties urged to use non-violent means to resolve electoral disputes

Mr Nantogmah Abdul- Rashid, the Ayawaso District Electoral Officer, has called on political activists to use non- violent means to resolve electoral disputes to help ensure peace in the elections. He said all stakeholders are expected to abide by the basic processes and procedures to avoid electoral offenses and as well ensure a free, fair […]

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YBF commends NDC issuing Braille version of manifesto

Mr Seth Oteng, the Executive Director of Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), has commended the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for taken the initiative to transcribe its party manifestoes into Braille format. The format has also been integrated into sign language in the campaign launch of the NDC. Mr Oteng in an interview with Ghana News Agency […]

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Oil cash won’t distract my gov’t from growing agric sector – Akufo-Addo

Oil cash won’t distract my gov’t from growing agric sector – Akufo-Addo

The 2016 Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has reiterated his commitment to developing the agricultural sector when given the mandate the govern the country. According to him, the agricultural sector is so dear to heart that not even the blessing of the country’s oil and gas will distract his […]

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Ghana’s Supreme Court to close presidential disqualification cases on Monday

Ghana’s Supreme Court to close presidential disqualification cases on Monday

The Supreme Court will on Monday bring closure to the issue of disqualification of presidential aspirants. At the Supreme Court’s sitting on Friday, Graphic Online’s Mabel Aku Baneseh reported that the seven-member panel directed the parties, the Electoral Commission and Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom of the Progressive People’s Party to file their written addresses by […]

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Ghana’s electoral system ‘excellent’ – U.S. Ambassador

Ghana’s electoral system ‘excellent’ – U.S. Ambassador

U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Mr. Robert P. Jackson has lauded Ghana’s electoral system describing it as “excellent”. Speaking on Class91.3FM’s America Decides programme with host Dr. Etsey Sikanku on Friday, Mr. Jackson said: “I think Ghana has an excellent electoral system in place and I am confident that the Electoral Commission and the voters will […]

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Ghana will have 100% water coverage by 2025 – Kweku Agyemang

Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Dr. Kweku Agyemang-Mensah, has reiterated government’s readiness to ensure there is hundred percent water coverage in every part of Ghana by the end of 2025. According to the sector minister, government’s vision of achieving 100% water coverage for all by the 2025 is on course, mentioning the injection […]

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EC can’t willingly call for recount of election results – NPP

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Charlotte Osei has hinted that she may stop the declaration of the results of the forthcoming presidential elections and call for a recount if the results were to be too close. According to her, the commission was expecting to declare the results within 48 and 72 hours after […]