NEWS

Bawku is calm as voting proceeds

A calm atmosphere on Wednesday prevailed over the Bawku Municipality, which in the past had a reputation as one of the flashpoints in the Upper East Region, as eligible voters waited patiently in long queues at polling centres to cast their votes

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EC creates special arrangements for PWDs

Mrs Charlotte Osei, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission says special provision has been made for tactile jackets for ballot papers for voters with visual impairment to enable them exercise their franchise on the Wednesday polls. Speaking in Accra at a press briefing, Mrs Osei explained that this was to enable them vote as independent persons. “For all persons with ...

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Ghana Air Force inaugurates Group Captain EK Asante lodge

The Ghana Air Force (GHF) has inaugurated a 16-Unit chamber and hall self contain apartment in Accra christened “EK Asante Lodge” to house young Air Force officers. The edifice, which started in January 2015 as a Public Private Partnership with Paragon Homes is part of GHF’s complementary effort to help the government and the Military High Command in finding some ...

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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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