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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Voter registration: Confusion as Muntaka pushes for relocation of polling station in Asawase

There is heavy deployment of armed police officers to the Asawase constituency following disagreements between members of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the area. Muntaka Mubarak, the Member of Parliament for the constituency, had raised concerns over a polling station he claimed is sited at the residence of the NPP Constituency ...

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390 new COVID-19 cases send Ghana’s toll to 17,741

A total of 390 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded across the country by the close of Monday, June 29, 2020, shooting the country’s case count to 17,741. The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Dr. Patrick Aboagye Kumah at a news conference on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 stated that the death toll stands at 112 with the total ...

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Prof. Alabi appointed NDC Campaign Manager for 2020 elections

The opposition National Democratic Congress has appointed Prof. Joshua Alabi as the party’s Campaign Manager for the 2020 general elections. He’s deputized by Hon. Alex Segbefia. Lt. Col. Larry Gbevlo -Lartey, (rtd) is the Director of Operations of the campaign, with James Agyenim Boateng as the Campaign Spokesperson. Mrs. Mawuena Trebarh and Ms. Margaret Ansei are the Deputy Campaign Spokespersons, ...

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“Proceed on leave” – Akufo-Addo directs Auditor-General

President Akufo-Addo has directed Mr. Daniel Yaw Domelevo, the Auditor-General, to take his accumulated annual leave of 123 working days, according to records available to the Presidency, with effect from Wednesday 1st July 2020. The President’s decision to direct Mr Domelevo to take his accumulated leave is based on Section 20(1) and 31 of the Labour Act, 2003(Act 651) which ...

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Akufo-Addo speaks on voters registration exercise

President Akufo-Addo is expected to address the nation later today, ahead of the commencement of the compilation of a new Voter Register slated for tomorrow, June 30. Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin confirmed the information on Sunday night but did not give any further information. “The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo will on Monday address the nation ...

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Stop intimidating border dwellers with soldiers – Rawlings to Govt

Ex-President Jerry John Rawlings has waded into the controversy surrounding the deployment of the military to the Volta region ahead of the voter registration exercise calling on government to be tactful on the move. A Press statement by the former President said:” The deployment along the borders at peacetime especially at this particular point in time has created so much ...

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Mahama condemns siege on Volta Region – Mahama

Former President John Mahama says the deployment of soldiers to the Volta and Oti Regions ahead of the voter’s registration exercise on Tuesday amounts to declaring war on residents of those areas. According to him, any President sanctioning this sort of activity stands in breach of his oath to the people of Ghana. He noted that “any President doing this, commits ...

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30 in critical condition as Ghana’s COVID-19 cases rise to 17,351

Thirty COVID-19 patients are in critical condition at various treatment centers in Ghana as the country’s coronavirus cases jump to 17,351, President Akufo Addo announced in a national address on Sunday night. According to him, some 12,994 patients have as of now recovered representing some 75% of the positive cases recorded. Some 112 patients, the President noted, have also died ...

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Voter Registration: Parliament suspends sitting on June 30

Parliament on Friday agreed that it would not sit next June 30, to allow members to be in their constituencies to support the commencement of the compilation of a New Voters Register to be carried out by the Electoral Commission (EC). MP for Asuogyamang Constituency, Thomas Nyarko Ampeh, made an application to the matter, praying for the House not to ...

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COVID-19: 597 new cases push Ghana’s case count to 16,431

Ghana’s COVID-19 caseload has jumped to 16,431 after 597 confirmed cases have been recorded. According to an update by the Ghana Health Service on Saturday, June 27, 2020, the total number of persons who have recovered from the deadly virus stands at 12, 257. But 103 persons are reported to dead from the virus so far. Case per Region Greater ...

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