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Malaysian PM asks for parliaments closure whilst calling for elections

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Friday that the parliament will be dissolved on Saturday, paving way for the next general election to...
Right to Information (RTI)

RE: Release RTI Bill (2018) on website and social media platforms of Parliament and...

Odekro has taken notice of the call for memoranda on the Right To Information (RTI) Bill, 2018. The call was made in a statement...
Disability Campaign

Children with disabilities to present parliament with a ten-point resolution

Children with Disabilities in the Upper West Region have presented a 10-point manifesto for onward submission to parliament to be included in society and...
Ghana's Parliament

19-23rd March, 2018 Happenings in Ghana’s Parliament

Parliament approves Ghana – US Defence Cooperation Agreement Parliament on Friday approved by majority vote, the agreement between the Governments of Ghana and the United...
Odekro This Week in Parliament

Weekly proceedings in Parliament

1. GH¢924.8m approved for GETFund Parliament on Wednesday approved GH¢924.8m for the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) for the 2018 fiscal year. GH¢328.1 million...
getfund

GETFund’s 2018 Disbursement Formula Gets Parliamentary Approval

Parliament on Wednesday approved the formula for sharing the GH¢924 million of the Ghana Education Trust (GETFund) for the 2018 fiscal year. Out of the...

Ghana plant breeders bill is poorly constructed

Representatives from various civil society organisations have re-iterated their call for a revision of the "UPOV-compliant" Plant Breeders Bill. They called for a "sui...
Ghana Parliament-

NPP Gov’t has not abandon Legon sports stadium – Committee

The Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Youth and Sport Mr. Alex Agyekum has dismissed claims that, the University of Ghana Sports Stadium...
Akufo-Addo

Minority Demands List of FH Staffers

Pressure is being mounted on President Akufo-Addo to submit to parliament, the full list of Presidential Staffers immediately as required by law. According to the...
CSOs

S.P. Bill: CSOs Commends Ghana’s Parliament

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have expressed appreciation to Ghana’s legislature for the speedy passage of the Special Prosecutor Bill. According to the...

PUWU calls for inquiries into Messrs Befessa agreement

The Public Utility Workers’ Union (PUWU) is calling on Government to conduct a thorough investigation into the role played by public officials in the...

Ghana Gov’t Committed To Free And Quality Education

Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, children and Social Protection, has said Government is committed to ensuring that every Ghanaian child of school...

SNV Netherlands Provide Island Communities With Electricity

Ms Betty Krosby-Mensah, Member of Parliament, Kwahu Afram Plains North Constituency, has commended SNV Netherlands Development Organisation and the Centre for Energy, Environment and...
Ghana Trades Union Congress-tuc

TUC Lauds Nation Builders Corps

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) Thursday lauded the Government’s initiative to create the Nation Builders Corps (NBC) to address unemployment, but urged it to...

Ghana’s Parliament Await Presidential Assent To Prosecute Specific Cases

Parliament on Monday evening passed the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill into Law, awaiting Presidential assent to establish a specialised agency to investigate...
Ghanaian Parliament

MPs Discussions in Parliament on 7-10 November

MPs discuss Odekro’s approach to assessing Parliament According to Laadi Ayi Ayamba (MP, Pusiga), considering the misconception about what Parliament does, it is necessary that...
Ghana Parliament-

Minority Criticisms On Energy-Sector Bond Mischief

The Ministry of Finance says the Minority Caucus in Parliament’s criticisms of the Energy-sector Bond, issued by the ESLA PLC, smacks of “intellectual dishonesty”...
Fidelity Bank

Issuance Of Energy Sector Bond Witness Tremendous Success

The Fidelity Bank, joint technical advisors to the issuance of the energy sector bond, says the issuance of the bond witnessed a tremendous success...

Parliament Urged To Correct Misconception On Role Of MP’S

The First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Joseph Osei-Owusu, Tuesday urged the House to develop an objective framework for performance assessment based on the...

First Deputy Speaker Barred From Entering Parliament

To their consternation, Mr Joseph Osei –Owusu, First Deputy Speaker and the MP for Bekwai and other members of the House were on Tuesday...
Right to Information

Anti Corruption Measure: Lay RTI Bill Before Parliament Now!

The Right to Information (RTI) Coalition, Ghana notes, with utmost disappointment, the latest in the litany of promises and pledges made by officials of...
Ghana Parliament-

Freedom of Expression is the Voice of the Masses

Under the fundamental laws of the republic of Ghana, one law stands unequivocal and grants the people of Ghana the right to freedom without...
Parliamentary Select Committee

Parliament Probes 4G Authorization for Busy Ghana

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Communications is questioning how Busy Ghana got a 4G authorization through the "back door" when other players paid millions...
Ghana Parliament-

Odekro: Weeks Proceedings in Parliament Under Review

International Day for the eradication of Poverty Poverty appears to be endemic in rural areas especially in Northern Ghana. More than 4/10 Ghanaians are...
Bills

Parliamentary Highlights Over The Week

Minority demand government statement on Libya’s ISIS report The Minority caucus on the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament addressed the Press on Tuesday 10 October...
Media

Somalia media stakeholders appeal to parliament to amend media law

Somalia journalists, lawyers and civil society organizations on Monday appealed to parliament to amend the new media law before its approval. In a joint statement...

Sombo Youth Praises Nadowli/Kaleo MP Mr. Alban S.K. Bagbin

The Youth of Sombo in the Nadowli/Kaleo District has hailed Mr. Alban S.K. Bagbin, Member of Parliament for Nadowli/Kaleo Constituency for providing dedicated services...
Aviation Project Profile Nigeria RevA

Road and Transport Committee Commends GCAAs Work

The Chairman of the Road and Transport Committee of Parliament, Mr Samuel Ayeh-Paye, has commended the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) for having close...
court

Conference on Office of Special Prosecutor Held in Accra

Professor Henry Kwasi Prempeh, a Professor at Law, has suggested that whistleblowers should be provided with incentives to encourage them to provide information on...
Ghanaian Parliament

Government Free SHS Policy is a Prank – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has described the Government’s Free SHS policy as ‘a hoax’, saying it is contrary to the promise they made to...

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