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NCCE launches anti-corruption, public accountability report

Research report on Corruption, Public Accountability and Environmental Governance, has been launched by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE). Speaking at the launch, the Chairperson of the NCCE, Josephine Nkrumah, said the report has the necessary information to promote best practices and prevent environmental degradation. “The research we have here in the report, provides a baseline data for public ...

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Ghanaian politicians ‘killed’ patriotism with greed – Lecturer

A Political Science Lecturer at the University of Ghana, Dr. Ransford Gyampo says politicians should be blamed for the dwindling spirit of patriotism in Ghanaians. According to him, politicians over the years have failed to live exemplary lives to motivate Ghanaians to cling to the tenets of patriotism. “In the fight for independence, Kwame Nkrumah succeeded in whipping up patriotic ...

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Bawumia backs call for study of civic education in schools

The Vice President Dr Mahamadu Bawumia has supported calls for the study of civic education to be reintroduced into the school curriculum. Speaking at a National Dialogue on restoring Ghanaian Identity, he said Ghanaians had lost their identifiable values which needed to be restored. The forum which was organised by National Commission for Civic Education was on the theme “Restoring the ...

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Mob justice: Will Captain Mahama be the last? [Article]

We got hard hit, at least, for the rest of us Ghanaians with heart, when the inhumane murder of the Army Captain Maxwell Mahama, who was on an official assignment in the Diaso area in the Central Region was sadly relayed to us. He was not attacked by armed robbers. He was lynched! He met his untimely death in the ...

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NCCE gears up for Constitution Week

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has launched a nationwide celebration of this year’s Constitution Week. The celebration, which takes place in the month of May, but launched every 28th April, aims to among other things educate the general public on the country’s constitution, and the rights and responsibilities that accompanies one’s status as a citizen. Addressing the media at ...

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Dissolve all vigilante groups – NCCE tells NPP, NDC

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has urged the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the National Democratic Congress (NDC), and other political parties, to dissolve all vigilante groups within their respective parties. The commission noted in a statement that, such a step would “avoid any further and future undemocratic activities from such groups.” Their charge to the political parties follows ...

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Kathleen Addy appointed Deputy NCCE Commissioner

President Akufo-Addo has appointed renowned activist with special interest in governance and human rights, Kathleen Addy, as a Deputy Commissioner of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE). Kathleen Addy comes to the new position with a vast experience in communications and development sectors. She has worked with various Civil Society Organizations in Ghana, including the Center For Policy analysis ...

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Mahama slams Nana Addo for ‘snubbing’ NCCE debate

President John Dramani Mahama has criticized the Presidential Candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo for refusing to attend a presidential debate organized by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE). According to the President, Nana Addo rather chose to espouse his plans to the electorates on a private radio station, Peace FM instead of debating him and ...

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GBC acts like ruling party’s propaganda wing – Nana Addo

The Presidential Candidate of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has defended his decision to boycott the presidential debate organized by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), and the state broadcaster, the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), last Wednesday. The presidential candidates of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), People’s National Convention (PNC), Convention People’s Party (CPP), ...

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NCCE schools HIV/AIDS patients

The National Commission for Civic Education, in collaboration with the Kpando Municipal AIDS Committee, has visited the Margaret Marquatte Catholic Hospital to educate people living with HIV/AIDS as part of the world AIDS Day celebration. The Accra Municipal Director of NCCE, Mr Richard Asilevi, said although they were suffering from the disease they should take consolation in the fact that ...

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