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The Electoral Commission (EC) in a 28-page document, has reiterated its justification for the decision to compile a new voters rsquo; register. In the document, the Commission listed 36 challenges facing the current Biometric Voters rsquo; Management System (BVMS).

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The Disciplinary Committee of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asante Akyem South Constituency has cleared William Yamoah, a former President of the National Union of Ghana Students of any misconduct.

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The Minority in Parliament is accusing the Electoral Commission of not being open and transparent regarding the contract to secure the services of an IT Consultant to manage its data centre. According to the minority, the EC has not been forthcoming with reports and details of the IT Consultant they are working with.

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Ghana chapter of Transparency International (TI) has said recent reports that the 2019 edition of the Corruption Perception Index ranks Ghana as 3rd globally, is false. ldquo;Though the story which was sourced from www.usnews.com mentioned Transparency International (TI) for its definition of corruption and some key statements from the 2018 theme, it did not attribute the rankings to TI, rdquo; a statement from the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) said in a release iss .

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The government has announced plans to extend the School Feeding Programme to cover all schools nationwide. This came up at the maiden edition of the Ghana Results Fair 2020. The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has assured that it will expand the School Feeding Programme.

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Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, has said the Free Senior High School (SHS) education policy is the most successful programme of the ministry over the past three years. Dr Prempeh said this during a panel discussion on the topic: ldquo;Protecting the vulnerable through enhanced access to education, jobs and social services, rdquo; at the Ghana Results Fair 2020.

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Outspoken social media commentator, Kelvin Ebo Taylor, says an arrest warrant seeking to drag him to an Accra High Court for contempt does not scare him. Mr Taylor, according to the court, scandalised it when he alleged that Justice Kyei-Baffuor, an Appeals Court judge, was promoted merely because he was doing the bidding of President Nana Akufo-Addo 39;s government in the trial of some five people accused of embezzling $4 million belonging to the National Communications Authorit .

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Users of the Eastern Corridor road will soon see a facelift on that stretch, this is according to the Roads and Highways Minister, Kwesi Amoako Atta who revealed that contractors have resumed work on the Eastern Corridor road.

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Micjoy Advertising has honoured 13 distinguished Ghanaians for their contributions to national development at this year 39;s edition of the African Quality Awards held at the Golden Tulip Kumasi City. Instituted ten years ago, the African Quality Awards seeks to celebrate people who continue to make significant impacts in their various fields of endeavours.

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The Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Peter Boamah Otukonor has vowed to organize several demonstrations against the Electoral Commission (EC) if it insists on compiling a new voters 39; register despite the resistance by Ghanaians.

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Member of Parliament for Trobu, Moses Anim, has urged Ghanaians not to allow the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) back to power again. According to him, three years of the Akufo-Addo government has been far better than what the erstwhile Mahama administration delivered in eight years.

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The Ashanti Regional Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Samuel Payne is upset why the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is forcibly resisting the compiling of the new voters rsquo; register by the Electoral Commission (EC).

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Former Deputy Minister for Communications, Felix Ofosu Kwakye, says Ghanaians are facing painful economic hardship under the government of President Akufo-Addo. He said for the first time in the history of Ghana, weird happenings are being experienced weekly in the wake of heightened insecurity.

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Deputy New Patriotic Party (NPP) General Secretary, Nana Obiri Boahen says the Electoral Commission(EC) does not need the consent or opinion of political parties before a new voters 39; register can be compiled.

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Former Deputy Minister for Communications, Felix Ofosu Kwakye, says there is no need for a new voters rsquo; register. He also cautions the Electoral Commission (EC) to be careful not to plunge the country into chaos over its decision to compile a new voters rsquo; register.

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An Accra Circuit Court has granted bail to the founder of the Beige Group, Micheal Nyinaku. He is facing charges of stealing and money laundering. The bail granted by Justice Essandor was in the tune of GHS352 million with two sureties who earn not less than GHS2,000.

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A group calling itself Coalition Against Galamsey Journalism have expressed disgust about an investigation conducted by Joy News indicating that the Director of Political Affairs at the Office of the Chief of Staff, Mr.

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President Akufo-Addo, says the Overlord of Dagbon, Yaa-Na Mahama Abukari II, has, over the course of his enskinment nearly a year ago, proven to be a man of experience and dignity, and has discharged his duties with distinction so far.

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An Accra high court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of George Tackie Abia aka Nii Tackie Adama Latse for his failure to appear in court. The arrest warrant was issued after the suspect failed to attend court on two occasions in a quasi-criminal matter without informing the court of his absence from the jurisdiction.

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One person is reportedly killed and another injured by a hippopotamus at Sabali in the Zabzugu district of the Northern Region. According to Citi News sources, the incident happened along the Oti River in Zabzugu where some individuals attempted killing the hippopotamus.

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It 39;s been exactly a year after the cold blood murder of one of Ghana 39;s most promising investigative journalists, Ahmed Suale who was then working with Anas Aremeyaw Anas 39; Tiger Eye PI.

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This year 39;s edition of the New Voices Fellowship has named two Ghanaians out of 25 persons selected for the program. The two include Mavis Owureku-Asare, Head of Radiation Technology Centre, Biotechnology and Nuclear Agricultural Research Institute and John Lazame Tindanbil, the Executive Director, MABIA-Ghana and Dr.

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As the Electoral Commission (EC) continues to make reforms in preparation for the December 2020 Elections, it has awarded its data centre contract to Persol Systems Limited. The contract will see the construction of the new Production and Disaster Recovery Datacentre.

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The Police have allayed the fears and panic of residents of Nkurakan-Adukrom in the Eastern region assuring them of their full security. This follows a series of armed robbery attacks residents have had to deal with for some time now.

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Kelvin Ebo Taylor, the controversial political commentator on social media has showed his 39;balls of steel 39; daring Ghanaian judges after a bench warrant was issued for his arrest. Looking unfazed and unperturbed, Kelvin Ebo Taylor is daring all judges in Ghana including Justice Kyei-Baffuor, the Appeals Cout Judge who issued the bench warrant for his arrest.

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