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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...
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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...
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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...

Occupy Ghana® Joins Other CSOs To Declare #RTIRedFriday

OccupyGhana® has announced that it has joined hands with likeminded Media and Civil Society Organisations to declare Friday, November 30, 2018 and every other...

Rwanda Rugby Federation set to review its constitution

Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF) has announced that it will hold a General Assembly to review the constitution on November 25, 2018, at Amahoro...
Ghana Technology University College

GTUC Council Constitution Needs Urgent Attention – Prof Blankson

Professor Isaac Abeiku Blankson, Vice President of the Ghana Technology University College (GTUC), has called on government to expedite action on the formation of...
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The Creation and Alteration of Regions is Mandated By Ghana’s Constitution

Justice Stephen Allan Brobbey, Chairman of the Commission of Inquiry into the Creation of new Regions has reiterated that the Constitution mandated the creation...

Agyekum Kufuor gives inside view of Freemasonry craft

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor, a Freemason and Senior Grand Warden of the United Grand Lodge of England, says the Craft of Freemasonry is...

Finance Minister Moves Parliament To Approve Financial Policy

“Rt. Hon. Speaker, Honourable Members of Parliament, on the authority of the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, I beg to move...

President Nana Addo Vows To Arrest Rising Vigilantism Phenomenon

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has vowed to arrest the rising phenomenon of vigilantism that was creeping into the socio-political fabric of the Ghanaian...

St. Francis Xavier SHS Wins NCCE’s Electronic Quiz

St. Francis Xavier Senior High School (SHS) in Wa has emerged winners of the Upper West Regional Electronic Constitution Game Quiz Competition organised by...

New Civil Service Council Inaugurated

Government is committed to working with the Civil Service, but would want to do so in an atmosphere of transparency and accountability from the...
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Burundian ministers analyze report on amending constitution

An extraordinary meeting of the Burundian council of ministers Tuesday analyzed a report containing suggestions for the amendment of the east African country's 2005...

Amankwah and Abigail’s Petition Against Martin Amidu

I consider it immoral that Evans Amankwah and Abigail Elom Mensah who were reported on the internet on the evening of 8th August 2017...
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Spotlight: A critical review of Ghana’s bogus political system

The country has a ‘bogus’ political system (imperfect system) bequeathed to us by our colonial master-Britain- where someone sits somewhere and call the shots.  After...

The system has failed, separation is the only remedy – Annkio Briggs

Amidst the growing calls for restructuring in the country today, Mrs. Ankko Briggs a resource control crusader and one of the notable human rights...