Election 2020: We’ll compile new register under COVID-19 protocols – EC

The Electoral Commission of Ghana has said it will observe all the necessary safety measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus when it begins compiling a new register of voters. “All stakeholders are hereby reminded that plans are far advanced for the compilation of a new voter register with a new voter management system for the upcoming […]

More than 57,000 contesting District Level Elections

Mrs. Slyvia Annor, Acting Director of Public Relations, Electoral commission More than 57,0000 candidates are contesting the nationwide District Assembly and Unit Committee elections scheduled for Tuesday, December 17. Of the figure, 18,519 are vying to become assembly members, while 38,520 want to be in the Unit Committees. There are a total of 6,700 electoral […]

MUSIGA postpones presidential elections date to July 10

Announced yesterday, June 24 by the National Election Committee of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), voting date for the election of new executives into the union’s office has been postponed from June 26 to July 10. News about the rescheduling of events comes as a result of the limited time posed on the Electoral […]

Benin Pushes on With Legislative Vote Despite Public Outcry

Benin holds legislative elections on Sunday in which not a single opposition party is allowed to run, prompting even President Patrice Talon to admit the vote undermines the country’s democracy. The small West African nation faces its worst political crisis in almost two decades since the electoral commission in March blocked five opposition parties on […]

No regrets campaigning for NPP — Bibi Bright

Three years ago, actress Bibi Bright, gave her support to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and actively campaigned for the party to come to power. Bibi, who is currently the Executive Secretary of the Creative Arts Council, tells Showbiz that she has no regrets giving her vote to the NPP because it is delivering on […]