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Theophilus Donkor v Attorney General: A new dance for a new President and appointees...

It’s final. Both Parliament and the Executive were wrong. No longer must some public servants leave office simply because there has been a change...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

President Akufo-Addo begins second term tomorrow

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will take the oath of office in Parliament tomorrow, January 7th to begin his second four-year term. The investiture, which...
Photo taken on Nov. 6, 2015 shows a view of the refurbished parliamentary office in Accra, capital of Ghana. China'S State Hualong Construction Ghana Limited handed over here on Friday the completed refurbished office structure to Ghana's parliament. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

Ghana’s 7th Parliament gets dissolved at midnight

The Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana will be dissolved today at midnight . This is in accordance...
Nana Addo

Akufo-Addo to take oath in parliamentary tent

President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will next Thursday, January 7, 2020 be sworn-in as President for a second term in a parliamentary tent created...

Amend the Constitution to prevent Presidents from appointing EC Chair – CADeP

The Centre for Africa Development and Progress (CADeP), a Civic Society Organization, has called for the amendment of the country’s constitution to bar Presidents...
John Boadu

NPP will work with the NDC to reflect the interest of Ghanaians

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is ready to work with the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as the minority in the 2021 House of Parliament...
Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye

Parliament declares Fomena seat vacant as MP contests own party

Speaker of Parliament Aaron Mike Oquaye has declared the Fomena seat, occupied by Andrew Amoako Asiamah, a member from the New Patriotic Party (NPP)...
Peace Election

Ensuring peaceful election 2020: NCCE intensifies public education in Kumasi

The Ashanti Regional Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) is stepping up public education against political violence ahead of the 2020...
Zambian Parliament

Algerian Lower House of Parliament adopts constitution draft

Algerian People's National Assembly (APN) Thursday unanimously adopted the draft of the new constitution, according to the official APS news agency. The...

Next NDC Government will abrogate Agyapa Agreement – Haruna Iddrisu

Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minority Leader in Parliament, Wednesday said the next National Democratic Congress (NDC) Government will abrogate the Agyapa Royalties Agreement. He said...
Mr Joseph Whittal

CHRAJ advocates creation of Office of Political Parties Registrar

Mr Joseph Whittal, Chairman, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has advocated for the creation of the Office of the Registrar of...
ALGIERS, March 8, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Algerians gather in the center of Algiers, capital of Algeria, on March 8, 2020, to celebrate the International Women's Day. (Xinhua)

Algeria to hold referendum on new constitution on Nov. 1

Algeria will organize a referendum on the new constitution on November 1, the presidency announced in a statement on Monday. Algerian President...
Torgbiga Adamah Iii Makorsor Of Some Traditional Area

Constitution needs amendment for sanity – Chief

Torgbiga Adamah III, Makorsor of Some Traditional Area in the Ketu South Municipality has called for an amendment to some sections of Ghana's laws...
Former prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, seen here in 2010, has been declared Somalia's new president. (Farah Abdi Warsameh / The Associated Press)

Somali president says elections to take place on time, rules out term extension

Somali President Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo has backed a cabinet resolutionto have elections take place on time as stipulated in the constitution. In a statement issued...
Daniel Yaw Domelevo And Akufo Addo

OccupyGhana frowns against Domelevo’s accumulated leave

Pressure Group OccupyGhana has frowned against the recent decision taken by the president, ordering the Auditor-General, Daniel Yao Domelevo to take his accumulated leave....
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

I will not deny anyone his right to vote – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday stated that he had no motivation to deny any eligible Ghanaian the inalienable right to register and vote. Thus,...

UN urges Somali leaders to chart way forward on 2021 polls

The United Nations office in Somalia has called on the country's leaders to reach consensus on a way forward on holding a universal vote...
South Sudan

South Sudan’s minister of East African Affairs dies

South Sudan's minister of East African Affairs in the current unity government, John Luk Jok has died, a government spokesperson confirmed on Tuesday. Michael Makuei...
Stephen Kwaku Asare Professor

Ghana’s Courts must do more to boost public confidence in this era of excessive...

At a time when we have become excessively partisan, it is of utmost importance that people maintain confidence in the judiciary’s neutrality to resolve...

Kulendi joins the Supreme Court Bench

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday swore in Justice Emmanuel Yonny Kulendi, a renown private legal practitioner to the Supreme court, charging him...
Politics President Swearing In

Justice Tanko Amadu takes oaths as Supreme Court Judge

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn Justice Issifu Omoro Tanko Amadu into office as a Judge of the Supreme Court, with a charge...
Nana Addo

President inducts Justice Hoenyenuga to the Supreme Court

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Friday swore into office, Justice Clemence Jackson Hoenyenuga, an Appeal Court Judge to the Supreme Court. Justice Hoenyenuga has had...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Executive Powers and Domestic Responses to the Coronavirus Pandemic – Is the Imposition of...

We live in unusual times. The Coronavirus pandemic has altered our lived reality globally, and for the worse, necessitating significant behaviour change on the...

Work in the interest of Ghanaians- Mahama to Police

John Dramani Mahama, the Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has called on the Ghana Police Service to make the security of the...

Contribute to decision making to accelerate development –Ashaiman MCE

Mr Albert Boakye Okyere, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Ashaiman Municipal Assembly has urged Assembly members of its fourth Assembly to contribute in decision...

RTI Bill Needs “URGENT” Changes Before Passage – Media Coalition Calls On Parliament

The Media Coalition on RTI is seeking for a second consideration stage to ensure that, some changes are done on the expected RTI Act,...
Madam Lucy Aninwa Anin,

Old MP Appeals to Government Over Constitution Review

Madam Lucy Aninwa Anin, a Former Member of Parliament under the Nkrumah-led Administration, has petitioned the Government to review the 1992 Constitution as a...
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Corruption: The Biggest Enemy To Africa’s Development

The impact of corruption cannot be underestimated, as it continues to hamper the development and democracy of Africa, and as well as impedes the...

OccupyGhana® Demands To Know How National Security Council Deploys Their Armed Force

During the 31st January 2019 parliamentary by-election held at the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, your office deployed an armed...
Constitution Day

Constitution Day is a step in the right direction

A section of Ghanaians has expressed their contentment about the Constitution Day to be celebrated on January 7. To them, the Day, which would coincide...