IES Analysis: Ghana’s power transmission losses surging
Power transmission losses within the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) system keeps surging to 2013 highs and possibly beyond, far in excess of the allowable loss margin. Review of the “Electricity Supply Plans” from Ghana’s Energy Commission (EC) and data from the Ghana
The Electoral Commission (EC) has described a video circulating on social media, in which it is purported to have denied some security agencies the opportunity to take part in the upcoming special voting exercise for security personnel and the media, as “baseless and unfounded”.
Policy think tank, Strategic Thinkers Network (STRANEK) has asked the Data Protection Agency to call the Electoral Commission to order following the publication of private data of Ghanaian electorates.
The National Democratic Party, which Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings leads as the flagbearer, has accused the opposition National Democratic Congress of attempting to politicise the demise of former President Jerry John Rawlings.
Former National Democratic Congress parliamentary aspirant in the Lower Manya Krobo Constituency, Lawyer Benedicta Lasi Koryo, says December 7, 2020, offers Ghanaians the opportunity to regain its second independence, not from colonial rule but by liberating it from the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
The Electoral Commission (EC) has described as baseless and unfounded a viral video suggesting that the Commission has denied security agencies the opportunity to register in the special voting exercise slated for Tuesday, December 1, 2020. The EC in a statement said the contents of the video are false and should be disregarded. It explained […]
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An Accra High Court has ordered the elections management body in Ghana, the Electoral Commission (EC), to respond to a suit challenging the disqualification of an independent Presidential aspirant, Marricke Kofi Gane.
“We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before.” – Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum Geneva The Impact of the Fourth Industrial […]
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Bring EC to order – STRANEK to Data Protection Commission
Research group, the Strategic Thinkers Network (STRANEK-Africa) has asked the Data Protection Commission to ensure that the Electoral Commission (EC) act in accordance with laws with regards to data on Ghanaians ahead of the elections on December 7. STRANEK said in
… bemoans GRA-Controller laxity For the past five years no civil servant has been able to enjoy any tax relief, even though several of them have duly presented the required documentation to enjoy the reliefs as stipulated by law, Executive Secretary of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association, Ghana (CLOGSAG), Isaac Bampoe Addo, has lamented. Several […]
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Christian Council to organize fasting and prayer session for a peaceful elections
The Christian Council of Ghana is organising a week-long non-denominational prayer and fasting programme to appeal to the almighty God for a peaceful elections this year. In a press statement, the leaders of the Christian
Ghanaian-Nigerian recording artiste, songwriter and performer, Rison has released new single titled Nobody has to know of his upcoming EP, ‘I Rise’. The new song is about keeping relationships private and not getting people involved. In the meantime, his ‘I Rise’ EP which has five (5) songs is set to be released soon. Rison speaking […]
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The National Communication Authority (NCA) has refuted claims that it intends to cause disruptions in media broadcast and internet service on December 7, 2020. This comes on the back of media reportage attributed to the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, suggesting that the NCA is scheming to interfere with broadcasting signals […]
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Banks recorded strong growth in deposits and investments – BoG
Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) Dr Ernest Addison has noted that banks in Ghana have recorded strong growth in deposits and investments. He said that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) noted that the performance of the banking sector of the local economy
The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is optimistic that President Nana Akufo-Addo will beat former President John Dramani Mahama in terms of records and performance. He stated that President Akufo-Addo in his first term in office has outperformed Mahama and his National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration that was in charge of the affairs of the […]
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