ELections 2020

Yaw Acheampong Boafo elected president of Ghana Bar Association

Lawyer Yaw Acheampong Boafo, current national secretary of the Ghana Bar Association has been elected President of the Bar Association. He takes over the leadership of the Bar Association from Anthony Forson Jnr as he exits office after serving a full three-year term. Yaw Boafo beat Efua Gartey, by 605 votes (52.83%) to 540 votes …

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Asiedu Nketiah to challenge Ofosu-Ampofo for NDC chairmanship

The general secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, is poised to challenge the incumbent national chairman of the NDC, Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, for the chairmanship in the NDC’s 2022 national executive elections. Asiedu Nketiah was first elected general secretary of the NDC in November 2005 and has since then won all elections …

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Bawumia jabs Mahama: “Challenging election results without pink sheets means your case will die”

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has taken yet another swipe at former President John Mahama, this time round, on Mr Mahama’s recent “do or die” comment regarding how the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will approach election 2024 at the over 38,000 polling stations in the country. The defeated presidential candidate of the opposition NDC in the …

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I won’t declare Assin North seat vacant, says Speaker Alban Bagbin

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin, has served notice that he is not ready to declare the Assin North Constituency seat vacant despite the 28 July 2021 express order of the Cape Coast High Court that annulled the 2020 Parliamentary election in that constituency. The position of the Speaker is contained in a …

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Mahama begins seven-day “thank you” tour

The former President John Dramani Mahama begins a tour of the 16 administrative regions on Tuesday to thank Ghanaians for their support and votes in the December 2020 elections, a statement from his office said. Mahama who will be accompanied by national executive members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will start the tour from …

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Electoral Commission to conduct first by-election of eighth parliament in Assin North

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana is expected in the coming days to announce modalities and timelines for the first by-election of the eighth parliament of the Fourth Republic, which will be held in Assin North in the Central Region. The by-election has been made necessary, seven months after the eighth parliament was sworn in …

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NPP appoints national complaints committee to investigate violations of party’s election 2024 code of conduct

The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has appointed a three (3) member national complaints committee with the mandate to receive complaints of violations and breaches of the party’s newly introduced Code of Conduct, which came into force today the 27th of July 2021 and is aimed at regulating the conduct of Party Members in both …

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NDC boycotts IPAC meeting on review of 2020 general elections

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Wednesday (14 April) declined an invitation by the Electoral Commission (EC) to attend an Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting. Wednesday’s IPAC meeting was to review the 2020 parliamentary and presidential elections. A statement signed by Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, general secretary of the NDC said, “The party took this decision …

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