Beefing up security of MPs is not asking for too much- Patrick Boamah

The chairman of Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Patrick Boamah believes it is the right time to beef up the security of Members of Parliament given the latest terrorist attack in London.Hon.Boamah, who described the terror attack at the British Parliament on ... — Read More

Appoint competent MMDCEs to deepen decentralisation and Local development

The Centre for Social Impact Studies(CeSIS),a research and advocacy organisation based in Obuasi has appealed to the President to appoint competent people to the Metropolitan,Municipal and District Chief Executives positions across the country.In a statement  signed by the Programmes Officer, Prince ... — Read More

Ablakwa to testify at Bribery Committee

The Special Committee investigating the bribery scandal that has engulfed Parliament has adjourned sitting to Monday, February 20, in order to in order to invite the Member of Parliament for North Tongu constituency; Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa to testify.The committee’s Chairman, Railways Development ... — Read More

I was clearly not myself… Joe Osei-Owusu laments

First Deputy Speaker, Joe Osei-Owusu has conceded that a week after the bribery allegation that hit the Appointments Committee of Parliament, he become emotional and struggled to contain himself.Appearing before the five member Special Committee to investigate bribery allegation as a ... — Read More

Prez to deliver State of the Nation on Feb.21

President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is expected to deliver his maiden State of the Nation address on Tuesday, February 21 to  Parliament. The announcement was contained in a letter to the speaker of Parliament, Aaron Mike Oquaye, Friday, which notified the ... — Read More

MP advocates enforcement of road traffic regulations

The Member of Parliament for Afigya Sekyere East, Mavis Nkansah Boadu is advocating enforcement of road traffic and motor regulations across the country to improve road safety, minimize accidents and reckless driving on the roads.“We know that all Ghanaians we have ... — Read More

Appointments Committee ends vetting of sector ministers

The Appointment Committee of Parliament has completed the vetting of 36 sector ministers.On Thursday, the last round of sector minister nominees for the Fisheries and Aquaculture and Information portfolios took their turn to wrap up the over three weeks grilling.The President ... — Read More

Royal College for Chiefs on the cards

The Minister-designate for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Samuel Kofi Dzamesi, has disclosed that he will set up a Royal College for Chiefs during his term.Addressing members of the Appointments Committee of Parliament, Mr. Dzamesi said the College will be a programme ... — Read More

Minority accuses Speaker of bias

Deputy Minority speaker, James Avedzi has said, Rt. Hon.Prof. Aron Mike Oquaye, the speaker of parliament, discriminated against them yesterday in parliament.“If he says he is not biased let the Ghanaians judge, but that is the view of some of our ... — Read More

We’ll not wait on gov’t before we act - Speaker

Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Aaron Oquaye has promised to ensure that laws are promulgated by the seventh Parliament deal with issues of galamsey.According the Speaker of Parliament, the seventh Parliament will not wait for the government or its ministers before ... — Read More

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