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Better safe than sorry - Prez Akufo-Addo warns of difficult covid days if...

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"Fellow Ghanaians, at this current rate, where-by thirteen (13) out of the sixteen (16) regions have recorded active cases, our healthcare infrastructure will be overwhelmed. If this situation continues, it will severely undermine the efforts Government is making to revitalize the economy, and put our nation back onto the path of progress and prosperity, following the ravages of the pandemic.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that personnel of the Ghana Police Service, and if need be other security agencies will join in, to strictly enforce the Covid-19 health and safety protocols to stem the spread of the disease in the country.

Upsurge in COVID-19 cases: Police will enforce safety protocols - President

Ghana News

“I have instructed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to direct officers, men and women of the Police Service to ensure the rigorous enforcement of the law on mask-wearing at all public places and in public transport.

The police and other security services will collaborate to strictly enforce the COVID-19 safety protocols, following an upsurge in the number of active cases, coupled with the discovery of new variants of the pandemic in the country.

COVID-19: GES issues guidelines on school reopening

Ghana News

The guidelines said Ghana’s determination to beat the virus was guided by science and the evidence available.

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has come out with the guidelines for the reopening of schools.

Chief Justice Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah

Ghana News

“The general public is hereby assured that the Hon Chief Justice considers this allegation of impropriety a matter of grave import to the integrity of the Judiciary.”

The Chief Justice, Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah, has given the assurance that he would ascertain the facts involved in the allegation that a Justice of the Supreme Court tried to bribe a National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament-Elect (MP) to influence her in the election for a Speaker of Parliament.

Bagbin sworn-in as Speaker of Eighth Parliament

Ghana News

The National Democratic Congress nominated him for the post, while the New Patriotic Party nominated the immediate past Speaker, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye.

The former Member of Parliament for Nadowli Kaleo, Alban Sumana Bagbin has been sworn-in as Speaker of Parliament of the Eighth Parliament of the Republic of Ghana.

Election of Speaker, deputies plus for democracy - IMANI

Ghana News

"The election of these three persons has managed to put our democracy in a better light in terms of the constitutionality of the winner-takes-all politics.

The Founding President and Chief Executive Officer of IMANI Africa, Mr Franklin Cudjoe, has described the election of the Speaker of Parliament and his two deputies as a plus for Ghana's democracy.

Frank Annoh Dompreh

Ghana News

Defending why he thinks the NPP is in the majority, Annoh Dompreh said given that the two sides have 137 seats apiece, and with ...

Unless one side backs down and peace prevails on Friday, January 15, the New Patriotic Party and the National Democratic Congress members of parliament are bent on a showdown in the house which portends nothing but chaos over the lingering matter of which side is in the majority.

J.P Adjimani Foundation Fetes Mentally Ill Patients on Accra's Streets

Ghana News

The J.P Adjimani Foundation is a humanitarian body that spreads random seeds of kindness.

People are prone to illnesses of all sorts of which mental illness is one.

EC and Akufo-Addo respond to Mahama’s election petition

Ghana News

In separate answers to the petition filed at the Supreme Court Registry Saturday, Jan 9, 2021, the two respondents described the petition as one that lacks merit, incompetent and does not raise any reasonable cause of action.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Electoral Commission (EC) have given their responses to an election petition filed by the Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), former President John Dramani Mahama, challenging the declaration of President Akufo-Addo as the winner of the 2020 presidential election.

Mahama files motion to amend 'mistake' in election petition

Ghana News

It is the case of Mr Mahama that, per the figures, the actual percentage for President Akufo-Addo minus Techiman South ought to be 50.098 per cent and not 51.595 per cent.

Former President John Dramani Mahama has filed a motion for the Supreme Court to give him the green light to correct an ‘error’ in his election petition challenging the validity of the declaration of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the winner of Election 2020.

General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia

Ghana News

"Notwithstanding the swearing-in, the NDC shall not recognise Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo until all the issues surrounding his flawed election are satisfactorily resolved," Asiedu Nketiah said.

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says notwithstanding the inauguration of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as President of Ghana for a second term in office, the party will not recognise him as such until all issues surrounding his election are resolved.

President of CITEG, Alex Kwaku Tetteh

Ghana News

Armed soldiers on Thursday, January 7, 2021, stormed the Chamber of Parliament following the continued failure of the Members of Parliament-elect to elect the Speaker for the 8th Parliament, which was characterised by persistent disorderliness.

The Citizen Eye Ghana (CITEG), a civil society organisation with focus on governance and politics, has called on President Akufo-Addo and the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to as a matter of urgency, suspend the national and some regional chairpersons of the party.

NDC calls for enquiry into military invasion of Parliament

Ghana News

"If you are not a member [of parliament] and you enter there [chamber floor], you are a foreigner. So how the Marshall who is in charge of the security of Parliament ...

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says the circumvention of due process which was openly displayed during the election of a Speaker of Parliament Thursday dawn is a replica of what happened during the December 7, 2020 general elections.

Parliament defends staff over ballot stuffing allegation

Ghana News

“Parliament would like to put on record that the Officer, a Deputy Marshal, was stationed at a particular spot in the chamber to protect the ballot box. As things started getting out of hand, ...

Parliament has refuted claims that one of its staff tried to stuff a ballot box with papers during the voting to elect the Speaker for the eighth Parliament.

Gov't ends double-track system for SHS 1, SHS3 students

Ghana News

The president attributed the development to improved infrastructure across the country.

President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced an end to the double-track education system for first and third-year Senior High School students.

Professor Nana Aba Appiah Amfo - Pro Vice Chancellor of University of Ghana

Ghana News

Per the new arrangement, freshmen and final year students will go to school for nine weeks starting mid-January 2021 whilst level 200 and 300 will go between April and June.

The management of the University of Ghana (UG) says the “double track” academic calendar scheduled to commence mid-January 2021 will offer a safe and an uninterrupted academic year.

Independent Member of Parliament elect (MP) for the Fomena constituency in the Ashanti Region, Mr Andrew Amoako Asiamah.

Ghana News

He said the decision to side with the NPP in the next Parliament was due to national interest to make the country governable.

The independent Member of Parliament elect (MP) for the Fomena constituency in the Ashanti Region, Mr Andrew Amoako Asiamah says he will sit with the New Patriotic Party (NPP) side in the 8th Parliament, beginning January 7, 2021.

Mr David Boateng Asante — MD, Ghana Publishing Company Limited

Ghana News

The gazette was done on December 10, 2020, a day after the declaration by the Returning Officer of the presidential election and Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Jean Mensa.

The declaration of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the winner of the 2020 presidential election has been gazetted by the Ghana Publishing Company Limited (GPCL).

Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Ghana News

The Bill is to provide for the establishment, governance arrangements and management of a public university in the country.

The controversial Public University Bill, 2020 is back to Parliament, and it was read for the second time yesterday.

Mahama calls for independent audit of 2020 elections results

Ghana News

According to him, the Electoral Commission (EC) has demonstrated gross incompetence in the conduct of the elections, particularly in the collation of this year’s elections results.

The National Democratic Congress' (NDC) flagbearer, former President John Dramani Mahama says an independent audit of the results of this year’s general elections will help to put matters to rest.

Mrs Jean Mensa, Chairperson of the Electoral Commission

Ghana News

In a statement issued Tuesday calling for peace, the Christian Council said it was deeply concerned about the tensions that have trailed the declaration of the presidential results by the EC and was ...

The Christian Council of Ghana has asked the Electoral Commission (EC) to as a matter of urgency come out with a clear statement on the state of constituencies that have challenges with results declared in the December 7, 2020 elections.

EC to NDC's Afriyie Ankrah - All information on 2020 elections intact

Ghana News

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), in a statement signed by its Director of Elections, Mr Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, had said the party’s attention had been drawn to the fact that the EC had directed that all biometric devices used in the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections should be deactivated.

The Electoral Commission (EC) has said no information relating to the 2020 general election has been destroyed.

Akufo-Addo leaves for Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, London

Ghana News

The President will from December 15 be in London for a private visit.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Sunday, December 13,2020, for Cote d’Ivoire and Guinea.

Victory Speech: I will do my best not to let you down - President-elect Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

Laying out the immediate task of his second term, President Akufo-Addo promised to regain Ghana's reputation as the fastest-growing economy in the world by reversing the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Ghanaian economy and the lives of its citizens.

President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended an olive branch to the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to work together with government, following his election for a second four-year term in the 2020 General Election.

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