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UG’s Dr. Patience Aseweh Abor honored for her contribution to rural development

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Senior lecturer at the University of Ghana Business School, Dr. Patience Aseweh Abor has been honored for her contribution to rural development in Ghana...

PAC arrests two Finance officers for deceit

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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament on Monday ordered the arrest of two officers of the Sefwi Akontombra District Assembly for not being...

PAC to subpoena, cause arrest of un-cooperating witnesses

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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament on Tuesday warned that it would subpoena persons who refuse to honour its invitation to answer infractions...
Bank Of Ghana introduces GH¢100, GH¢200 notes and GH¢2 coin

Minority leader demands disclosure of new cedi notes procurement details

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The Minority Leader in Parliament, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, has called on the Bank of Ghana (BOG) to provide full details for printing the new...
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Parliament approves GHC98.036 billion for Government in 2020

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Parliament, before it rose deep in the night on Monday for the Christmas holidays, gave the Government the approval to spend GHC98.036 billion for...

President Akufo-Addo reads record of unfolding mystery

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A rapturous applause, a medley , an exhortation, with a dance characterized Parliament's festival of lessons and carols, graced by Ghana's most powerful persons. President...

Auditor-General’s report should come to Parliament before public-Majority Leader

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Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has called on the Auditor General to make its reports to the House to exercise...
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Parliament likely to conduct business on Christmas Day

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Parliament is likely to extend sitting beyond Saturday, December 21, when it planned to go on recess, to Christmas Day, in order to complete...

We’re impatient about the passage of Affirmative Action Bill into law – CSOs

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Civil Society Organizations on Cluster Decentralisation and Citizens’ Participation have expressed worry over the government’s ability to facilitate the passage of the Affirmative Action...

Engage social partners on tax exemption bill – TUC

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The Trade Union Congress, Ghana has called for broader consultations especially with social partners on the tax exemption bill before laying it in Parliament...
Nigerian traders

Nigeria’s parliament urges probe of attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana

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Nigeria's parliament on Wednesday urged a full-scale investigation into the alleged attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana, saying its aim is to prevent another...
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South Africans show “enormous interest” in universal healthcare bill

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South Africans have shown "enormous interes" in the much-criticized National Health Insurance (NHI) bill, Parliament said on Friday. The country needs a...
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Cameroon government submits bill to parliament to promote bilingualism

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The Cameroonian government on Thursday presented a bill to the Parliament to promote French-English bilingualism. Cameroon's Minister of Arts and Culture, Pierre...

Ghana Government spends GH₵840 million on NaBCo beneficiaries

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Government has spent GHC840 million on 97,373 beneficiaries recruited under the Nation Builders Corps (NaBCO), which is an initiative to reduce graduate unemployment in...

The year 2019 has been good for Ghana – Ken Ofori Atta

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, on Wednesday said the year 2019 has been “a very good year for Ghana,” evidenced by the...

Catholic Bishop urges parliament to pass amendment bill to allow election of MMDCEs

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The Bishop of the Diocese of Damongo, who doubles as chairman of the Ghana Prisons Council has urged parliament to take urgent steps in...
tourism

South African parliament calls for transforming tourism industry

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South Africa's Parliament on Thursday called for the transformation of the tourism industry so as to allow more black ownership. The...

Parliament secures 24 million dollar loan for construction of Dome- Aburi- Brekusu road

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Parliament at its last sitting secured a 24- million dollar loan facility to construct the Dome- Aburi- Brekusu road. And this dual carriage road would...

Fisheries Minister Apologies to Parliament

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Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye, Minister of Fisheries has apologised to Parliament for her unexplained non-appearance from the House, saying that this would not happen...

Parliament directs Assembly to protect Berekum Water Treatment facility

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The Parliamentary Select Committee on Water, Works and Housing has directed the Berekum Municipal Assembly to protect the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) Treatment...
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Minority in Parliament congratulates Ghana FA President Elect

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The Minority in Parliament has congratulated Mr. Kurt Okraku the newly elected president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA). A statement signed by Mr. Kobby...

Parliament to be briefed on Nyantakyi scandal probe next week

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Parliament would next Tuesday, October 29, listen to Ms Gloria Akufo, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, on how far the investigation into...
Brexit

Two key votes to determine whether Britain can make EU exit deadline

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Amid the defeat of his new Brexit settlement with the European Union, British Prime Minister faces two key parliamentary votes in London Tuesday that...

Speaker Oquaye urges MPs to brace up for demanding meeting

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Parliament reconvened on Tuesday with a call to the Members of the House by the Speaker, the Reverend Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, to brace...

Over 40,000 affected public officers pressured to declare assets and liabilities

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As a matter of urgency Pressure group, OccupyGhana is calling on over 40,000 affected public officers in the country to declare their assets and...
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Rwanda sets a new record in parliament representation

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Rwanda has toppled its current world record of 64 per cent women representation in Parliament, setting a new one of 68 per cent. Out of...
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Parliament to pass TCDA Bill by December – Afriyie Akoto

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The Tree Crop Development Authority (TCDA) Bill will be passed by Parliament to receive Presidential Assent by the end of this year, Dr Owusu...

Ghana’s rural water supply sector in danger – John Nedjoh

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The Executive Director of Coalition of Community Water Services (COCOWAS), John Nedjoh has hinted that, the idea of Community Water and Sanitation Agenda (CWSA)...
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Botswana president dissolves parliament ahead of general elections

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Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi announced a decision to dissolve the country's parliament on Tuesday. A statement released by the Office of the...

Independence of Internal Auditors paramount for effective internal audit : AG

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The Auditor-General (AG), Mr. Daniel Yaw Domelevo, has indicated that, Internal Audit in the Public Service is not as effective as it's supposed to...