Report by Nehemiah Attigah The Electoral Commission (EC) on Saturday, March 12, 2016 carried out a pilot biometric voter registration exercise in selected polling stations across the country. Below is the list of selected polling stations: The exercise which was expected to commence at 9:00 am and run till 4pm started fairly on-time. The exercise ..
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The Coalition on the Right to Information, Ghana has noted with great concern His Excellency John Dramani Mahama’s comments on Ghana’s Right to Information (RTI) Bill in an interview on DW TV Political talk show called Conflict Zone on October 7, 2015. In the said interview, the President made the following observation in response to ..
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative condemns the excessive use of force and physical violence by the Officers of the Ghana Police Service against of a section of Ghanaians who were protesting to put pressure on the Electoral Commission (EC) to open a new voters’ register for the 2016 elections. Media reports show footages of Police ..
The Child and Family Welfare Policy was officially launched on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 by the vice president, Paa Kwasi Amissah-Arthur. The policy was developed by the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection with support from UNICEF. You can download the summary of the policy document by clicking here
Editor’s Note: On Tuesday, July 14, UNICEF and the government will launch a child protection policy at the Accra International Conference Centre. The following information is presented in preparation for the event. Follow @informGhana on Twitter to stay updated. Results of a study by the Government of Ghana and UNICEF conducted over the period of ..
On Thursday 16th April 2015, The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Ghana, in collaboration with The Centre for Global Development (CDG), USA, hosted a debate among candidates vying for the prestigious position of President of the African Development Bank. The event was held at the CGD Conference Centre in Washington DC and broadcasted live at ..
The Civil Society Platform on Ghana’s IMF Bailout has called for the Right to Information Bill in a statement read today at the International Press Centre, Accra. The full statement is below. PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS CENTRE, ACCRA ON TUESDAY MARCH 24, 2015 ADVOCATING FOR EARLY PASSAGE OF THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION BILL TO ..
Click here to download the full press release of the Institute of Economic Affairs on public perception and assessment of socio-economic and governance conditions in the country