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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Parliament Charged to Fast Track Mental Health Bill Passage

The Mental Health Leadership and Advocacy Programme (mhLAP) and the Mental Health Society of Ghana (MEHSOG) have urged Parliament to quickly pass the Legislative...
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People of Nkum and Odoben Cry for Portable Water

Residents of Agona Nkum and Agona Odoben have not enjoyed pipe-borne water for about two years now following the destruction of the main pipe...
Tema Metropolitan Assembly

TMA Lifts MPs Suspension

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has unanimously voted to lift Wednesday’s suspension of Mr. Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Tema West...

Minority Demands Answers From Finance Minister on McDan Loan Facility

The Minority Caucus in Parliament has called on Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister, to explain why he approved a GHC10 million loan from...

Did Parliament Go Wrong By Passing Bill on Compulsory Towing Levy

For the past few weeks one of the raging issues that has caught national attention and was covered extensively by the media space was...

Government shelves proposed towing levy

The implementation of the Mandatory Towing Levy, which seeks to tow broken down and disabled vehicles on roads to reduce accidents, has been suspended,...
Ghanaian Parliament

When will the minority have their say in Ghana?

The second meeting of the First Session of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana came to an end on Wednesday, August...

As Odekro Reports This Weeks Parliamentary Activities

Highlights of what MPs discussed July 31 - Aug 2 Government mid-year budget review The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta was in parliament this week...
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Parliament’s contribution to dealing with Ghana’s Polio infection threat

26 July 2017 It has been widely reported in the media the likelihood of newborn babies or to borrow our oft-quoted clique “our future leaders”...

Bekwai Constituency Pupils Tour Parliament

Mr Joseph Osei-Owusu, the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Member of Parliament for Bekwai, on Friday welcomed school children from the Constituency to...

Odekro: This Week in Parliament [18-21st July, 2017]

Highlights of what MPs discussed from 18-21 July, 2017 Office of Special Prosecutor Bill, 2017 goes through first reading The government’s much awaited Office of Special...
Photo taken on Nov. 6, 2015 shows a view of the refurbished parliamentary office in Accra, capital of Ghana. China'S State Hualong Construction Ghana Limited handed over here on Friday the completed refurbished office structure to Ghana's parliament. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

Ghana’s Job 600 building caught up in fire

The multi-storey office complex of Ghana's Parliament in Accra caught fire late Tuesday, with no one reported dead or hurt, officials confirmed here. ...

Understanding the powers of Ghana’s weak parliament

There is an old adage that says: “When a frog comes from under the water to tell you the crocodile’s mother is dead, you...

Casely Hayford was exercising free speech; since when is it a crime?

          At a forum on good governance in Africa, renowned financial analyst and human and civil rights activist Mr. Sydney Casely-Hayford was widely reported...
Odekro This Week in Parliament

Odekro Weekly Update: What have our MPs been up to?

Parliament summons Sydney Casely-Hayford The Speaker has asked leadership to meet and report back to the House on when to invite-in an Accra-based businessman...

Parliament clerk backs churches to manage mission schools

The Clerk of Parliament, Mr. Emmanuel Anyimadu, has backed calls for the return of the management of mission schools to the churches.      ...
Osei Kyei Mensah, Minority Leader in Parliament

Gov’t has not delayed with presenting bills to House – Majority Leader

Mr Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, the Majority Leader has dismissed criticism from the Minority in Parliament that the government is taking too long to...

President Farmaajo opens second parliamentary session

The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has officially opened the second parliamentary plenary session of the 10th Parliament...

A remedy for political apathy and indifference in Ghana

Confidence and trust in Politicians and Political Institutions to deliver public goods and uphold the rule of law have gone down. It seems people...
Odekro This Week in Parliament

This Week In Parliament: What our MPs have been up to

Highlights of what MPs discussed from 4-7th July, 2017 Parliament approves NHIS disbursement for 2017 The House in this week approved a total of GHS2,261.73...

Adwoa Safo owes NDC no apology

Under fire Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya, Sarah Adwoa Safo bought with her own money the land on which the Community Senior High School...

Minority should spare our ears of the empty noises

There is no gain-saying the fact that, the current minority caucus in Parliament (NDC MPs), are clueless. Opposition does not mean blindly disagreeing and...