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No reservations to Deputy Ministerial nominations-Kwesi Jonah

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Dr Kwesi Jonah, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), says he has no reservation on the nomination of Deputy Ministers per se,...
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IDEG is positively engaging Ghanaians ahead of Supreme Court Verdict

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The Institute for Democratic Governance, has proven it's commitment to peace and stability over the years. During the build up to Ghana's 8th General...
Supreme Court

Ghana’s Election Petition: Parties urged to accept verdict

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The Civic Forum Initiative (CFI) in collaboration with Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) has called on parties to accept the verdict of the Supreme...
Alban Bagbin

Bagbin calls for state sponsorship of political campaigning

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With a political appointment also being a public office, there is the need to work out which aspects of political campaigning should be sponsored...

Exorbitant filing fees meant to weed out “frivolous aspirants”

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Mr Kwesi Jonah, a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) has waded into the debate over the GHc100, 000 filing...
Ghana police

Impartial police force crucial for peaceful elections – IDEG

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An impartial police force that has the confidence and trust of the citizenry is crucial to ensuring a peaceful and successful election, Mr Kwesi...
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IDEG sets alarm against indecent language

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The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) on Monday set the alarm against the usage of indecent expressive and abusive language on media platforms...
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Elections 2020 IDEG: Use virtual public space for campaign

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The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) has noted that under the current COVID-19 conditions, the normal space for large public party rallies and campaign...
Electoral Commission (EC)

EC gives its stakeholders a feel of the new registration centre

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The Electoral Commission Thursday organised a demonstration session for its stakeholders on how the new Biometric Voter Registration kits (BVR) kits operate. The Commission also...
Ghana's political parties

Political Parties back compilation of new voters roll

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Representatives of the Political Parties who participated in the Interparty Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting have given strong backing to the decision by the Electoral...
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COVID-19: CPP calls for dialogue on Election 2020

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Nana Akosua Frimpomaa-Sarpong, the Election 2012 Vice Presidential Candidate of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), on Friday called for broader stakeholder engagement to chart...

President Akufo Addo engaged stakeholders before calling off Referendum

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Dr Kwesi Jonah, a Senior Research Fellow of the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), Monday said the President had consultations with key stakeholders...
Ghana Parliament-

Parliament must pass Article 243 in time – Kwesi Jonah

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Mr. Kwesi Jonah, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Democratic Governance has asked Parliament to pass Article 243 in time to allow for the election...
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IDEG builds capacities of cocoa farmers in local governance processes

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The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) has held a two-day sensitisation on local governance and decentralisation processes for citizens of about 40 cocoa communities...
MMDA’s and Directors

IDEG Commends Government for Championing MMDCEs Election

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The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), has lauded Government for spearheading measures to ensure that Metropolitan Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) were duly...
Education

IDEG advocates for increased support for basic education in Ghana

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The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), a pro-democracy organization, has underscored the need for Ghana to increase its budgetary allocation for basic education. Mr. Kofi...
MMDA’s and Directors

Political parties must lead consensus building on MMDCEs elections

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Mr. Kwesi Jonah, a Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), has called on political parties to build consensus on the election of...
Dr-Mahamudu-Bawumia

Ghana: China’s US$15 billion; a joint venture, not a loan – Veep

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Ghana's Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has debunked criticism that government has gone for a US$15bn loan from China. He insists it is a...
market- women in Kpando

Traders In Ho Asked To Revisit Negotiation Table

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Madam Teresa Dagbey, the Ho Central Market Queen, has called on the Ho Municipal Assembly (HMA) to be fair in the allocation of stores...

IDEG rallies voters to hold elected leaders to campaign promise

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Mr. Isaac Haruna, a Project Officer of the independent, not-for-profit policy research and advocacy organization, said the social contract between the political leaders and...

IDEG calls for reform on governance system

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It said after many years of operating the present political governance system it had become clear that it was carefully crafted to serve...
Johnson Kombian

Do not kill Kombian – Kwasi Jonah

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Mr Kwasi Jonah, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) on Thursday said the state should offer Johnson Kombian, farmer and businessman...

IDEG worried over difficulty in tracking Common Fund disbursement

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The provision of annual figures rather than actual quarterly releases of District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) by officials of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District...

M LGRD urged to offer regular training for the Assemblies

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The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) on Monday called on the Ministry of Local Government and rural Development to organise regular training for newly...

IDEC Calls The elections of MMDAs Chief Executive

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Professor Kwame A. Ninsin, Scholar-in-Residence, Institute for Democratic Governance has propose the devolution of executive power to elected Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives...

83-page State of the Union Report for 2013 launched

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The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) in collaboration with the State of the Union Coalition on Wednesday launched the ?2013 State of The Union...

Exhibit the political will to combat corruption-Govt. urged

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The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) has appealed to the government to demonstrate the political will and the zeal to fight corruption to deepen...

Lack of confidence dampen ?spirit? of EC-IDEG

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Dr. Emmanuel Akwetey, Executive Director, Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), has called for the ?lifting-up? of the ?spirit? of Ghana?s Electoral Commission (EC) ahead...
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Late disbursal of Fund affect completion of projects

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The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) has urged the Government to ensure the immediate disbursement of the District Assemblies Common Fund to improve public...

IDEG pushes for the adoption of MPG reforms

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Major General Nii Carl Coleman (Rtd), Chairman of Civic Forum Initiative (CFI), has reiterated the need for setting up a multiparty democracy fund to...