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2 finance officers arrested, handcuffed at Public Accounts Committee hearing

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), James Klutse Avedzi has ordered the arrest of the current and former finance officers from the Sefwi Akontombra District Assembly. Isaac Akowuah and James Essilfie, who were sent to the Parliament Police Station, were accused of attempting to deceive the Committee during a hearing on

Exclusive: 10 revelations about EC’s new register on Newsfile

Clara Kassar-Tee (L) and Bright Simons

Honorary Vice President of Imani Africa, Bright Simons, and a law lecturer at the Ghana Institution of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Clara Kassar-Tee, have made stunning revelations about the Electoral Commission (EC)'s decision to acquire a new biometric system and compile a new electoral roll. Until Joy News’ Newsfile on Saturday, January 18,

New register is a done deal – Electoral Commission

Director of Electoral Services of the EC, Dr Serebour Quaicoe

The Electoral Commission (EC) has said the plan to procure equipment to compile a new voters’ register is a done deal. Director of Electoral Services of the EC, Dr Serebour Quaicoe, told Samson Lady Anyenini on MultiTV/ Joy FM’s Newsfile, Saturday that “for now that is our stance.” The Eminent Advisory Committee (EAC)

Coalition urges EC to engage ‘opposers’ of new voters’ register

John Boadu

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 at a news conference Thursday, also wants the Commission to demonstrate that it is capable of putting together a new Biometric Voter

Shatta Wale scores government 15%

Shatta Wale scores government 15%

Dancehall act, Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr. has waded into the Performance debate of President Akufo-Addo. In a viral audio, Shatta Wale is heard saying the president’s three years’ performance in government deserves 15% marks. His assessment of the president comes days after Akufo-Addo had told the Ghanaian press that contrary to some 48%

Minority blocks approval of EC’s ¢1.8b request for election 2020

The Minority in Parliament has blocked the approval of a ¢1,890,000,000 billion budgetary allocation to the Electoral Commission (EC) for election 2020 on grounds that it failed to furnish the House with a detailed breakdown of what the funds will be used for. Deputy Minority Whip, Ahmed Ibrahim said the Minority will not support the

Hon Aponkye loses Assembly Elections

Hon Aponkye loses Assembly 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 in that area. He was vying for Assemblyman of the area but at the end of counting, the man who has now