NDC alleges EC and NPP are colluding to rig 2024 elections

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has reiterated its opposition to the Electoral Commission’s (EC) insistence on using the National Identification Card as the sole document for voter registration and ID card acquisition. The party claims that the abolition of passports and the guarantor system is unconstitutional. At a press conference on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, National Chairman of the NDC, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, stated that if the EC’s plan is implemented, many Ghanaians wi...[Read More]

Minority ‘fights’ EC over its ‘No guarantor’ announcement

The Minority in Parliament has warned Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) not to make arbitrary decisions and to operate as if it were a sole proprietorship. “The Commission should operate in accordance with the law,” said South Dayi Member of Parliament Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor, who also serves on the House’s Constitutional, Legal, and Parliamentary Committee. This warning, delivered in an interview on TV3’s Midday Live on Friday, September 9, follows the Commissio...[Read More]

Speed up printing of Ghana Cards to qualified applicants

The Electoral Commission (EC) has requested that the National Identification Authority (NIA) expedite the distribution of Ghana Cards so that prospective voters can register to vote. The request follows the Commission’s decision not to use the guarantor system for voter registration in 2024. According to the EC, the Ghana Card will be the only form of identification required for voter registration. Also read:  NCA sued over sanctions against unregistered SIM card users This will take effec...[Read More]