Category: Editorial

LET’S PROTECT STATE PROPERTY.

The outcome of the just-ended election and its subsequent celebration has brought in its wake a very disturbing phenomenon that needs to be checked. The phenomenon of lawlessness that occasioned the announcement of the general election results has become legendary. At the end of the elections held in the country, the winners have resorted to creating chaos, including takeover state […]

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LET’S STOP THE RAMPAGE.

Many Ghanaians did not in their wildest imagination think that supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), will go on a rampage and attack supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), following the electoral victory of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The rampaging youth have killed, beaten and destroyed both private and government property while cars, toll booths and other state […]

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A CALL FOR CALM

Some of the results of both presidential and parliamentary elections were released yesterday, with some apprehension from Ghanaians about the prolonged delay in the declaration of the final results of the 2016 polls. In spite of the promise made by the Electoral Commission (EC) that the results would be released within 72 hours, many Ghanaians began to put pressure on […]

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LET’S COME TOGETHER NOW!!

AFTER a grueling political campaign, the nation yesterday went to the polls to elect a president and 275 parliamentarians. And barring any unforeseen circumstances, counting of ballots should by now give us an indication as to the set of people who would govern the country for the next four years. However, the new government must take charge of a country […]

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LET’S MAKE GHANA PROUD AGAIN!!

At long last, political campaigning throughout the country has come to an end. All the parties contesting the general elections ended their campaigns yesterday with mammoth rallies in Accra and other parts of the country. As usual, the two main parties, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) held their last rallies that attracted large crowds […]

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ELECTORAL COMMISSION NEEDS OUR SUPPORT

With the special voting exercise out of the way, the coast is now clear for the Electoral Commission (EC), to organise and conduct the 2016 general elections on December 7. Admittedly, there were few irregularities during the two-day special voting exercise, but overall the exercise ended fairly well.

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LET US RESPECT THE ELECTORAL LAWS.

The Electoral Commission (EC), has in a 28-page guide outlined 21 specific acts which constitute severe electoral offences which is punishable under the laws of Ghana. The punishments are meant to deter offenders from committing any of the 21 offences with the view to ensure free, fair and transparent elections.

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THE MOVE AGAINST CYBER CRIME

INFORMATION and communication technology (ICT), has become a key component of socio-economic and political development of countries all over the world. Ghana like all other countries depend on this technological advancement, but not without suffering from its attendant negative consequences. Many unsuspecting internet users in the country and abroad, have lost huge sums of money and property through cyber crime.

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ALL MUST ACCEPT OUTCOME OF DECEMBER POLLS

On Thursday, a total of 127,394 electorate are going to cast their votes in  a special voting, to kick start the 2016 general elections. This group of people, who would cast ballot ahead of the actual voting day of December 7, because they would be engaged in various activities on election day, include security personnel, journalists and officials of the […]

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ENFORCING THE BAN ON MOTORBIKES AT POLLING STATION

Elsewhere in this edition, we have published a story on the ban on motorbikes near polling stations, which cannot be allowed to pass. The Ghanaian Times associates itself with the Police for banning the riding of motorbikes at polling stations on December 7, because of the misbehaviour of some of them across the country. The lawlessness of the riders is […]

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