Tag: EC

President Akufo Addo speaking to some Ghanaians in Togo

Nana Akufo Addo to engage the EC to allow Ghanaians abroad to vote

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured Ghanaians living abroad of his commitment to ensure the full implementation of the Representation of the People‚Äôs Amendment Law (ROPAL) to give them the opportunity to exercise their franchise in local elections. He said the law was passed to make it possible for […]

Mr Tamas Meszerics

EU Observer Mission blames EC for tension

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) yesterday blamed the Electoral Commission (EC) for the tension and uncertainty during the collation of the results in the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections in the country. It said the lack of timeous information at certain junctures exacerbated the tension and, therefore, […]

Charlotte Osei, E.C. Chair
Elections Homeland News

US-based Ghanaians sue EC over ROPAA

Five Ghanaians resident in the United States, have sued the Electoral Commission (EC) at the Supreme Court over the non-implementation of the Representation of the People Amendment Act (ROPAA), Act 699. They contend that the non-implementation of the law is a breach of their fundamental human rights under the laws […]

Mrs Charlotte Osei - EC boss
Homeland News

Electoral officials chase EC for unpaid allowances

Two hundred thousand election officials who were engaged by the Electoral Commission (EC) for the conduct of the December 7 presidential and parliamentary elections are yet to be paid their allowances. This is due to the delay by the Ministry of Finance in releasing the money to the EC for […]