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All political vigilantes must be disbanded – High Commissioner

Tamale, Feb. 25, GNA – Jon Benjamin, British High Commissioner to Ghana, has advised political parties in the country to disband all political vigilante groups across the country for a peaceful 2016 general election. He said the existence of such groups in the country was inconsistent with modern democratic governance saying; “we do not think that maintaining groups of party …

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US Ambassador blames Gitmo 2 agitation on ‘misinformation’ – See more at: http://www.myjoyonline.com/politics/2016/February-24th/us-ambassador-blames-gitmo-2-agitation-on-misinformation

The new US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson, says the huge debate generated by the transfer of two former Guantanamo Bay detainees to the country could have been avoided entirely. Robert Jackson blamed the never ending controversy over Ghana’s decision to accept the two Yemini terror suspects on a dearth of accurate information. “I understand Ghanaians are concerned, and this …

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Stop Partisan Attacks On The Integrity Of EC Steering Committee Members

I am shocked and personally disappointed at the fact that the Let My Vote Count Alliance which I perceived to be a non-partisan civil society organization stooped so low in making unsubstantiated charges of political bias against named constitutionally protected public officers simply because they had been nominated to represent their respective public institutions on the now well-known Electoral Commission’s …

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Be neutral and objective in election reporting – Journalists advised

Abesim (B/A), Feb. 22, GNA – Mr Francis Ameyibor, General Co-ordinator of Communication for Development and Advocacy Consult, has entreated journalists not to allow their personal opinions and preferences to influence their reportage during elections. Mr Ameyibor, who gave the advice at Abesim near Sunyani to end a two-day workshop organised by the Legal Resource Centre for 30 journalists from …

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Mahama Promises Free And Fair Elections

President John Dramani Mahama has said his administration would do everything possible to ensure that the November 7 General Election is a free and fair. He said Ghana had in its repertoire seven successful elections and this year’s polls would not be different in terms of good security, adequate logistics and other facilities. “The successful elections in some African countries …

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Maiden Int. Ghana Kenkey Festival Slated For 7th March At Mantse Agbona—Hon Dzifa Gomashie

A group, Concerned Patrons of Ghanaian Kenkey, is set to bring to Ghanaians their first edition Of International Ghana Kenkey Festival on 7th March at Mantse Agbona – James Town in Accra. The need for this festival has become expedient because, Kenkey (in English) but called Kormi, Kokoe, Dorkono, whichever you choose to call it based on one’s ethnic/tribal background …

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Election 2016: Know your female parliamentary candidates – See more at: http://www.graphic.com.gh/news/politics/58746-election-2016-know-your-female-parliamentary-candidates.html#sthash.2z70pnLL.dpuf

They are women who have resolved to serve their country by becoming law-makers in Parliament  and we want you, our dear readers,  to  become familiar with  all of them  through weekly features. We hope the information we put out about them would, in some way, help voters make up their minds about the people they want to represent them in …

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