EC to announce successful presidential nominees today

The Electoral Commission will today announce the number of disqualified candidates who have managed to qualify for the December polls, after being given the opportunity to correct errors in their nomination forms. So far, nine candidates are on record to have submitted their revised forms after the commission pointed out a huge amount of mistakes in their individual forms. The parties who successfully submitted their forms include Dr. Papa Kwesi…

EC Faces Suit Over ‘Romantic Affair’ With STL

A private legal practitioner, Nana Obiri Boahen, has hinted of a possible legal action against the Electoral Commission on the role of Superlock Technologies Limited (STL), in the management of Ghana’s electoral process. Mr. Obiri Boahen says he has received instructions from some persons to initiate a court action that will compel the Electoral Commission to fully explain the role of STL in Ghana’s electoral matters. The controversy over the…

EC spends GHc397m on District Assembly elections

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana is spending over GH₵397 million on the up-coming District Assembly and Unit Committee elections due to judicial procedures that has not only delayed the process but had increased the financial burden for the nation. Mr. Amadu Sulley, EC’s Deputy Chairman of Operations said the EC budgeted about GH₵317 million earlier for the District Assembly elections but was aborted due to the Supreme Court ruling…