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Ms Jean Mensah, EC Chair
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EC sued over Ayawaso West-Wuogon bye–election

A Ghanaian citizen, Bismark Aborbi-Ayitey, has filed a suit at the Supreme Court, challenging the Electoral Commission’s decision to hold the Ayawaso West-Wuogon by–election on January 31, 2019. According to the plaintiff, per Article 112 (5) of the 1992 Constitution, a bye-election is supposed to be held 60 days after […]

Hon Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Information Minister
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Gov’t will not pay Menzgold customers- Information Minister

Government says it will not use the tax payer’s money to settle the aggrieved customers of embattled gold trading firm, Menzgold Ghana Limited. A statement issued on Thursday and signed by the Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said although government sympathizes with customers of Menzgold following the failure […]

Rev. Owusu Bempah
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Rev. Owusu Bempah’s Church attacked over prophecy

Some unidentified youth have attacked Rev Owusu Bempah’s Church over his ‘doom’ prophecies about some prominent Ghanaians during his watch night service on Monday. The leader of the Glorious Word Ministry made some chilling revelations about the fate of some leaders in Africa, especially Ghana. Rev Isaac Owusu Bempah made […]

Asiamah Sampong, State Chief Attorney
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Public servants can’t take gifts – Chief State Attorney

As part of measures to fight corruption in the public sector, stringent policies have been put in place by the government to prevent public servants from soliciting or receiving gifts before providing services. One such policy is the Ghana Gift Policy under the National Anti Corruption Action Plan (NACAP). The […]

Sammy Gyamfi
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Sammy Gyamfi beats Fred Agbenyo for NDC Communication Director position

Sammy Gyamfi has beaten Fred Agbenyo for the Communications Officer position of opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). Provisional results indicate Sammy Gyamfi beat Fred Agbenyo who was the deputy communications officer by a wider margin of about 4000 votes. Sammy Gyamfi used to be a spokesperson for former Kumasi Mayor, […]

Melania Trump paid a courtesy visit to Osabarima Kwesi Atta ll
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US first lady,Melania Trump, visits Ghana slave fort

US First Lady Melania Trump has visited a former slave fort in Ghana on the second day of her solo trip to Africa. She said the “dungeon is really something that people should see and experience” and “what happened so many years ago is really a tragedy”. People were kept […]

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
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Ministerial Reshuffle: Alan for Health, Amewu for Energy, Oppong Nkrumah for Information

Barring any last minute changes, MyNewsGh.com has received incontrovertible information from the Presidency that the Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanteng has been moved to the Ministry of Health, John Peter Amewu current acting Minister of Energy will be confirmed as substantive Minister and Kojo Oppong Nkrumah made […]

Jean Mensah is unfit to occupy high position of EC Chairperson - NDC
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Jean Mensa is unfit to occupy high position of EC chairperson – NDC

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has described as “shocking” the nomination of Mrs Jean Mensa as Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. “We are shocked because until this appointment, the President had given assurance to the nation that the persons to be appointed […]

Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensah
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Akufo-Addo nominates Jean Mensah as new EC chair

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has nominated the Executive Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensah, to be considered for appointment as the new chairperson of the Electoral Commission. President Akufo-Addo has also nominated three other persons, two to be considered for appointment as deputy […]

Justice Marful-Sau and Justice Agnes Dordzie
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Akufo-Addo appoints two judges who recommended the removal of the EC boss to the Supreme Court

Two members of the Chief Justice’s five-member committee that investigated and recommended the removal from office of the Electoral Commission chair and her two deputies have been appointed to the Supreme Court. Justices SK Marfo–Sau and Agnes Dodzie who are both Appeal Court judges now have the privilege to sit […]