Office of Metropolitan, Municipal And District Chief Executive

Functions of Metropolitan, Municipal And District Chief Executives

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives, MMDCEs, are very important officials in the Ghanaian governance decentralisation and local governance establishment. Their place in the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies, and their functions are established in Chapter Twenty of the 1992 … Continue reading Functions of Metropolitan, Municipal And District Chief Executives

Ghanaian Member of Parliament Murdered at Home

A Member of Ghana’s Parliament has been stabbed to death by unknown assailants. Hon. Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, MP for Abuakwa North in the Eastern Region was murdered Tuesday night in his residence at Shiashie near East Legon, Accra, the Police have said. The Police have found ladder suspected to have been used by the attacker(s) to scale the wall and get into the bedroom of the MP. There were bloodstains on the walls and footprints, which were believed to be those of the attackers, in the backyard. The 50 year-old JB Danquah-Adu was a chartered accountant and a member of … Continue reading Ghanaian Member of Parliament Murdered at Home

Benefits of Being in A Romantic Relationship

It’s the month of love and Valentine’s Day is here. In this post we share some benefits of being in a romantic relationship, backed by scientific research. Psychologists have known for a long time that being in secure relationships make us happier, healthier and more productive. “Perceived benefits and costs of romantic relationships for women and men: Implications for exchange theory” is a study published by three professors in 1994. They are Constantine Sedikides and W. Keith Campbell, from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Mary Beth Oliver, from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The results … Continue reading Benefits of Being in A Romantic Relationship

Outline of The Ghana Court Marriage Procedure

The Ghana court marriage procedure seems to be a subject that many want to understand sufficiently well. Among them are persons planning a marriage and students prepping for a test. In this write-up I present an outline of the Ghana court marriage procedure, simple and easy to understand.  First, let’s define what court marriage is. In Ghana, some people use the term court marriage when they mean to say a marriage contracted under the Marriage Ordinance. That’s the term many ordinary folks call it, probably because it’s marriage made in the law court. Wedding, for them, is marriage officiated by a minister in … Continue reading Outline of The Ghana Court Marriage Procedure

Marriage Registration Fees For 2016 Released

Love couples in Accra will pay at least GH¢150.00 in fees to celebrate a marriage under the ordinance at the Marriage Registry in AMA, in 2016. The new marriage registration fees are published under the Accra Metropolitan Assembly’s Imposition of Rates and Fee-Fixing Resolution, 2016, in the Local Government Bulletin No.1 dated Wednesday, January 6, 2016. The new fees come in a resolution adopted at a meeting of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly convened on October 31, 2015, and signed by the Acting Presiding Member of the Assembly, Hon. Derrick Addotey Myres and the Metropolitan Coordinating Director, Sam Ayeh-Datey. The Approved … Continue reading Marriage Registration Fees For 2016 Released