Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mad. Jane Mensah, has hailed the 2020 General Elections as historic, transparent, efficient and cost effective. Mad. Jane Mensah revealed that the comparative cost of the election was reduced by 41 percent which is equivalent to 90 million dollars and also, a voter turn around time of between ten to twelve minutes.
One of the most famous political figures in the Fourth Republic of Ghana as at yet is Ex President John Dramani Mahama. John Dramani Mahama is arguably the only one who has gone through all the stages of the political system in Ghana; from being an assemblyman to becoming the first citizen of the land.
The New Patriotic Party was formed on 28th July, 1992. The aim of forming the party was to bring together like minded citizens of the country to help strive for freedom and rule of law. The party aimed to "fight" for society of equal rights and opportunities.
He rose through the ranks of Ghana's political system from the bottom to the zenith. Many see him as a calm and ambitious leader. John Dramani had the biggest opportunity to prove his worth in leadership when, due to the demise the then president, Professor Evans Attach Mills, as per constitutional requirements, he was to be sworn in to occupy the highest office of the land, the Presidency, pending the next General Elections, that was some six months away.
In the run up to the 2020 General Elections, many politicians from the National Democratic Congress raise concern about the health of the president, His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akuffu Addo. They argued that, given a country with the life expectancy of below the age of seventy, it was advisable that the president was not allowed to contest the elections on health grounds.
It has emerged that, the Electoral Commission issued controversial self acclaimed spiritualist, Nana Agradaa with accreditation cards for the 2020 General Elections in the name of her TV station, Thunder TV.Nana Agradaa, who was arrested yesterday and her TV station shut down is the owner of Thunder TV, a private TV station where she usually advertised her supposed spiritual powers.
Barely eight months after the 2020 General Elections, the major political parties in the country, the ruling New Patriotic Party, and the opposition National Democratic Congress have started preparation towards the 2024 Parliamentary and Presidential Elections. One can predict a victory to the National Democratic Congress based on what the status quo has been since 1992.
It is an open secret that not all big wigs within the National Democratic Congress are in favor of the former president, John Dramani Mahama's decision to lead the party to the 2024 General Elections. Ever since the Ex-president John Dramani Mahama declared his intentions, there have been accusations of gurus within the party who are working against him.
Every year the Joint Standing Negotiating Committee (JSNC), meet with the Labour Unions to decide on new minimum wage. This is normally done before the end of the year for payment to take effect on January the following year. In 2020, the last budget was silent on the new minimum wage and salary base pay for Teachers. There was news circulating on social media and other news portal, government has agreed to pay teachers 12.5 percent for January, 2021. Ghana National Association of Teachers(GNAT) released a
Salary negotiation for minimum wage and base pay will be done in April 2021 by the Joint Standing Negotiating Committee (JSNC) The budget read by Government at the latter part of last year,2020, was to take care of the transitional period after the General Elections and that budget covers the first quarter of 2021 (ie Jan to March 2021). Colleagues will agree with me that when the last budget was read before the General Elections, the budget was silent on salary increases or otherwise. One other issue considered
The 2020 Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and Former President of Ghana, Mr John Dramani Mahama has reiterated his earlier claims that his party was robbed off victory during the December 7, 2020 general elections. Mr Mahama made the claim when he granted an interview to a Techiman-based Akina Fm on Tuesday, 7, 2021 as part of his nationwide thank you tour.
Since the NDC loss the 2020 General Elections to the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), there are discussions about who will lead the largest opposition party in the next elections in 2024. Having lost twice to his contender in 2016 and 2020 as NDC flagbearer, former President John Mahama is still rumored to run in the 2024 Presidential elections as NDC flagbearer again.
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Pictures are for illustration purposes only. The presiding Bishop of Perez Chapel International, Bishop Charles Agyinasare has spoken about the recent happenings in the country. There were reports of intimidations and point blank shootings by security personnel at Techiman which resulted in the death of some well meaning Ghanaians. One death is one too many especially when the people who died did nothing untoward to be shot to death. In his sermon today, Bishop Charles Agyinasare said that "no Ghanaian has to
Interviewed live on Okay FM's Ade Akye Abia morning show with Kwame Nkrumah as the host, the Former Member of Parliament for the Berekum Constituency, Capt Nkrabea Effa Darteh (rtd), exaggerated that 2024's General Elections will be a cool chop for the leader and flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama. He made this claims with an exception as to the next presidential candidate to be selected by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) ahead the 2024 polls. Speaking on, he explained further
The it is almost a week that the Electoral Commission announced the results of the 2020 General Elections. The biggest opposition party, NDC have denounced the results. they have argued that the results were flawed. Days ago in an interview with VOA, John Mahama announced that he will only concede defeat after a forensic test has been done to ascertain the true results of the elections. In exclusive pictures released on his Facebook page John Mahama met with Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland, The General Secretary
Before you proceed with this article kindly follow me by clicking on the follow option. On Friday 5th February, 2021 Abu Jinapor's Damongo is rising policy takes effect again in the Damongo Senior high schools "Dass and Ndesco". The policy have just begun the disbursement of various sums of money to the first batch of One Hundred (100) tertiary students in the Damongo Constituency as our assistance to enable them pay their yearly school fees. In the run up to the 2020 General Elections, team Abu Jinapor committed
It's another beautiful brand new day and yes, our Maker has once again granted us the gift of live. Let's all say a big Thank You and bless his holy name. Today's article will be discussing on some general upbringings that might lead to the postponement or rescheduling of the upcoming January 7th inauguration for the EC's declared President Elected, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, who emerged as winner from the 2020 General Elections. By far, peace has been blessed upon our beloved country despite the current
As Covid-19 cases in Ghana keeps rising, President Akufo-Addo is expected to address Ghanaians later tonight on the measures taken against the Coronavirus Pandemic in the Country. This will be the 23rd State of the Nation Address by President Akufo-Addo since the outbreak of the coronavirus in Ghana in March. Due to upsurge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Country, a section of Ghanaians are predicting the possibility of a lockdown in order to cantain the spread of the Virus in Ghana. Per the statistics
The Ashanti Region has always been a stronghold of the New Patriotic Party. So Ashanti Region cannot be underestimated in any General Elections in Ghana. When voters in Ashanti Region don't turn out to vote in elections, the New Patriotic Party tends to suffer. This was evident in the 2008 Elections which went into a runoff. The 2020 General Elections has once again solidified Ashanti Region's importance in winning Elections for the NPP. According to the Electoral Commission's certified results for the presidential