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Rt. Honourable Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye

Minister advised to attach seriousness to parliamentary emergency sitting

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, on Thursday sent an apparent fatherly appeal and order to absentee ministers to report to the...
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NPP Activist Joins Parliamentary Primary Race for Adenta

Mr Alfred Kumi, the Chief Executive Officer of Vision Lob and an activist of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has declared his intention to...
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China and Burkina Faso to Enrich Parliamentary Exchanges

China and Burkina Faso on Tuesday agreed to enhance parliamentary exchanges. The consensus was reached between Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

NDC Parliamentary Aspirants Campaigning in KEEA to Face Sanctions

The leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Constituency has cautioned all Parliamentary aspirants to stop campaigning ahead of the opening...
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Maduro suggests early parliamentary polls to resolve Venezuela’s predicament

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Saturday proposed holding early elections for the National Assembly as a possible solution to the country's political crisis. Maduro said...
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)

Parliamentary Assurance Committee Gets Assistance from a Group

Mr Kwesi Ameyaw-Cheremeh, Chairman of the Working Committee of the Assurances Committee has revealed that there is overwhelming support from groups and organisations for...
Mr. Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, Acting Upper West Regional Minister addressing members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Water Resources and Sanitation in Wa.

Parliamentary committee on Water Resources pays working visit to UWR

Members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Water Resources and Sanitation have paid a day’s working visit to the Upper West Region to acquaint...
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Ghana Gov’t not concerned about Women’s Cup of Nations

A former Chairman of Parliamentary select committee on Youth, Sports and Culture, Mr. Kobena Mensah Woyome has described as “disrespectful” the attitude and preparations...
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Accra Metropolitan Assembly Appoints New PRO

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly has appointed Mr Gilbert Nii Ankrah as the Head of the Assembly’s Public Affairs Department. He takes over from Numo Blafo...
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AU deploys observers to Equatorial Guinea’s parliamentary elections

Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has approved the deployment of an AU Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to the Equatorial...

120,000 students to benefit from free SHS programme

About 120,000 students would have missed the opportunity to access senior high school (SHS) education this year, but for the government’s free SHS intervention,...

Ghanaian Politicians Shameful Affinity for Fraud, Corruption

This comes on the heels of the Mahama Ayariga Affair in which, believe it or not, the Bawku-Central National Democratic Congress’ representative or Member...

GIZ Builds Capacity Of Parliamentary Press Corps

The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament would hold public hearing from next Tuesday to Friday to consider financial infractions against the Bank of Ghana,...

13-Member EU Parliamentary Delegation in Ghana

A 13-Member European Union (EU) Delegation including six Members of the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee have paid a day’s working visit to Ghana. The...
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Gambia election chief says 2 parties contest parliamentary results

The Chairman of the Gambia's Independent Electoral Commission Alieu Momarr Njai said two political parties including the former ruling party have contested the recent...

Group Presses for Yakubu Yussif Appointment

Despite the brouhaha surrounding President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo’s ministerial appointments, various interest groups continue to lobby for positions for their preferred personalities.Latest...

India to Support Ghana Construct 400-Capacity Parliamentary Chamber

Ghana’s wish to have a new Parliamentary Chamber to accommodate more people could soon materialise, following the decision of the Indian government to extend...

Ghana’s Parliament Suffer Major Blow

Parliament has suffered a major blow to its public image due largely to its recent appointments committee bribery allegations, a report by the Centre...

WFD Implement Cross-Party Briefing For Parliamentarians

Ms Majda El Bied, Senior Programme Officer for Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) has stated that the WFD intends to support institutional strengthening of...
Black Stars

Black Stars Bonus Slashed Down By 50 % – Minister Designate

Mr Isaac Kwame Asiamah, the Minister-designate of Youth and Sports, said the nation saved US$1.4 million for re-negotiating the winning bonuses of the Black...

Brogya & Colleagues Takes Parliamentary Bribery Petition to CHRAJ

The Ashanti regional youth organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Brogya Genfi has declared his intention to petition the Commission on Human...

Appointments Committee Did A poor Job Vetting Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) wishes to thank the Parliamentary Appointments Committee for raising our objections to the nomination of Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto...

Suhuyini Broke Parliamentary Rules By His Question – Muntaka

A ranking member of the Appointments Committee of Parliament and minority chief whip Alhaji Mubarak Muntaka has said his fellow minority member Alhassan Suhuyini...

Majority Explains Re-introduction of Parliamentary Affairs Ministry

The Majority Leader of Ghana’s Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has defended the re-introduction of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs by the Nana Akufo-Addo...

MPs Urged to Make Their Constituents Their First Priority

The African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs, believes future general elections could result in higher attrition rates in Ghana’s Parliament, unless Members of Parliament pursue...

Full Text Of Prof. Mike Ocquaye’s Speech

Full Text Introduction Your Ladyship the Chief Justice, My Lords Spiritual and temporal, Hon. Members of Parliament-Elect, Your Excellencies, Nananom, Niimei, Naamei, Political Parties Representatives, Press...
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Hon. Kyei Mensa Remains A Lone Ranger In NPP Caucus

The Leadership of the Sixth Parliament of the Fourth Republic has bemoaned the high attrition rate in the legislature, calling on parties to review...
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NDC Deliberately Mishanded Obuasi AGA-Galamsey – PPP

Mr Frank Aboagye Danyansah, the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) parliamentary hopeful for Obuasi East, has accused the National Democratic Congress for deliberately mishandling certain...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghanaians Asked Not To Mount Pressure On Incoming Gov’t

The Winneba Diocesan Youth Organiser of the Methodist Church of Ghana, Reverend Sarfo Anning, has called on Ghanaians not to mount pressure on the...

NDC in Disarray Over Parliamentary Positions

There is currently a raging confusion within the National Democratic Congress (NDC) over persons to occupy the various parliamentary positions when parliament begins sitting...