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EC outlines measures to minimise rejected ballots

The Electoral Commission (EC) has outlined measures to reduce the incidence of rejected ballots in this year’s general election. Mrs Charlotte Osei, the EC Chairperson said the colour of the indelible ink used to mark a voter’s finger would be different from the ink on the thumbprint pad. She explained that this was to help reduce the confusion caused by ...

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NGO commends President for allocating oil revenue to support NHIS

The Universal Access to Healthcare Campaign (UAHCC) has welcomed the decision of President John Dramani Mahama, to allocate a portion of the oil revenue to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). President Mahama proposed that a percentage of the annual budget funding amount that came from petroleum revenues should be allocated to the NHIS, saying there was the need to ...

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NCCE creates situation room for elections day

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has created a situation room at its head office in Accra to provide vital link between the district/regional offices and the head office ahead of the elections on Wednesday. In a statement by the NCCE and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Tuesday, the situation room would relay the information that shall ...

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EC inspires PWDs to vote

Mr Nuhu Mahama, the Deputy Volta Regional Director of the Electoral Commission (EC) says the Commission is bent on ensuring that Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are not left out of the 2016 general election. He therefore encouraged the PWDs to go to the polling stations to cast their votes because it was their right as citizens. Mr Mahama said this ...

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Two dead in accident at Kofikrom

A Ford vehicle with registration number GE 3138-12 transporting passengers from Accra to Tarkwa rammed into the side of an articulator truck with registration number GE5873-13 at Kofikrom on the Tarkwa-Takoradi highway killing two people

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