Sam George slaps injunction on EC voter registration workshop

The Ningo Prampram Member of Parliament (MP) has placed an injunction on a proposed voter registration workshop scheduled by the Electoral Commission. The interlocutory injunction takes effect from Friday, April 24, 2020, a document sighted by UPSANEWSROOM.com has said. The training workshop was scheduled to take place from 24th to 29th April 2020 at the […]

5 Exclusive pictures of Charlotte Osei’s daughter

After she was forced out, the ex-Electoral Commission boss, Charlotte Osei, has been out of the public view. UPSANEWSROOM.com went behind the scene to gather some exclusive photos of Mrs Osei’s daughter, Krapa Osei who is in her mid-20s.

Opinion: My experience as a presiding officer – The beautiful and the ugly

If you have been casting ballots long enough, you will realise that it is easy for a voter to take the process for granted. But what is it like being at the other side making sure that elections are free and fair and all voters have confidence in the system? A few months ago, I […]

Ashaiman MP tests RTI law as he requests procurement information from EC

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ashaiman is requesting the Electoral Commission to release information on the procurement of IT services from two consultants. Ernest Henry Norgbey in a letter written by his lawyer, Martin Kpebu, wants the Commission to confirm if it procured the services of both “Dr Ofori Adjei, an IT Consultant and […]

Electoral Commissioners a bunch of confused people – Asiedu Nketia jabs

The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is accusing the Electoral Commission of attempting to create confusion in the country ahead of the 2020 General Elections. Johnson Asiedu Nketia said the Commission has been unable to maintain consistent communication on its decision to compile a new voter’s register ahead of the crucial poll. […]

64.9% of Ghanaians want new voter’s register – Study

About 64.9 percent of respondents to a survey conducted by the Political Science Department at the University of Ghana, Legon, say they want a new voter’s register. On a regional basis, the survey revealed 79.45% of the 1,499 respondents polled in the Upper East Region support a new register. This was closely followed by 74.42% […]

EC’s Committee meeting with NDC, NPP, others over new voter’s register deepens division

A crunch meeting to address issues surrounding the controversial decision by the Electoral Commission to compile a new voter’s register has ended in a stalemate. UPSANEWSROOM.com has learnt the meeting organised by the EC’s Eminent Advisory Committee Thursday has entrenched the positions of the two feuding parties. Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel […]

EC’s Eminent Committee ‘summons emergency meeting’ over new voters’ register commotion

The Eminent Advisory Committee of the Electoral Commission is expected to meet with the Electoral Commissioners and members of the Inter-party Advisory Committee (IPAC) over the compilation of a new voters’ register. The Commission’s decision to compile a new voters’ register ahead of the crucial 2020 General Elections has displeased the National Democratic Congress (NDC) […]