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Right to Information (RTI)

Ghana Government Looks at Making RTI Operational After Passage

The Government, through the Information Ministry, is commencing preparatory works ahead of the passage into law of the Right to Information Bill (RTI) by...
Detroit July 1967 Rebellion on Linwood at Hazelwood where the masses confronted the National Guard

Viewpoint: Reflections on Five Decades Since the Passage of the Fair Housing Act of...

Moratorium NOW! Coalition committed to the realization of housing for all Note: This address was delivered at the Wayne State University Labor Studies Center Conference...
Samuel Obeng

Media Practitioners Charged To Mobilize Public Support For The Passage Of RTI Bill –...

The Right to Information Bill (RTI) has since February 5, 2010, suffered series of gimmicks to be passed. Successive governments have deliberately taken...
Alternative Sentencing

Prisons Ambassador calls for the quick passage of Ghana’s ASB

Mr Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng, Executive Director, Crime Check Foundation (CCF), has appealed to government to facilitate the quick passage of the Alternative Sentencing Bill,...
Right to Information (RTI)

NGO implores government to pass RTI Bill

Teere, a local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has joined the campaign for the passage of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill. The delay in passing the...
Kofi Kapito, Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Protection Agency

Government asked to See to CPB Passage

Government has been urged to give a clear timeline towards the passage of the Consumer Protection Bill, which will protect Ghanaians from inferior goods,...
OCCUPYGHANA

Occupyghana® Wants Right To Information Bill Outline

OccupyGhana® is deeply concerned that there do not appear to be any clear or discernible plans to pass the Right to Information Bill into...
Right to Information

RTI Bill Passage Will Ensure Accountability and Transparency’

The founders of iWatch Africa Project say the project has highlighted the critical need for the passage of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill...
Right to Information

We Need Our RTI Bill Passed Now

The Coalition on the Right to Information (RTI Coalition) welcomes, with cautious optimism, the declaration by H.E President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, at the...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president worried over delayed passage of anti-graft act

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is worried over the delay in the passage of the Proceeds of Crime Act by the National Assembly (NASS), Minister...

Ghana’s Intestate Succession Bill Will Be Passed – Gloria Akuffo

Attorney General and Minister of Justice-designate, Gloria Akuffo, has assured she will work towards the passage of the Intestate Succession Bill if she assumes office. The Intestate...

Majority Accuse Minority Over RTI Passage Delays

The Majority in Parliament has accused the Minority of not showing commitment regarding the passage of the Right to Information Bill. According to the majority,...

GARIA Continues Pursuit For New Insolvency Bill

The Ghana Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Advisors (GARIA) says it will continue its advocacy to have a new insolvency bill passed into law...

Evacuation Of Wounded Underway In Aleppo

Rescue groups said they have begun evacuating wounded residents from east Aleppo after being stalled for five hours amid reports of gunfire. The Syrian Red...
Right to Information

Pressure mounts on Parliament to pass Right To Information law in Ghana

Some members of the RTI coalition, led by the Ghana branch of the Commonwealth Human Right Initiative, were seen in orange shirts with placards...
Ghana's Parliament

Committee ready to present wildlife bill before Parliament

The passage of the Bill, according to the Committee, is urgently needed as it would help to facilitate proper maintenance of national forest...
Ghana’s Parliament

Parliament Cautioned Against Pasing New Public Financial Bill

A Bill to regulate the financial management of the public sector within a macroeconomic and fiscal framework as well as define the responsibilities of...
Ghana’s Parliament

Ghana’s Petroleum Bill in limbo over uncertainty

Parliament, last week Thursday, July 14, was divided over portions of the newly drafted Petroleum Exploration Bill which seeks to regulate the exploration, development...
HelpAge

HelpAge Ghana urges Government to speed up motion on Aged Bill

He said the passage would also protect and promote the rights of the older persons as well as help establish the National Council on...
lands

Tindanas of the Upper East reject new land reforms bill

The word “Tindanas”, according to the “Gurune ” language , was the first settler landowner and...
Breeders Bill

Peasant Farmers Urge Parliament To Halt Plant Breeders Bill Passage

The Plant Breeders Bill, among other things, is to ensure a genetic diversity of food crops but has faced strong resistance from farmer groups,...
Mahama

Mahama Gives Executive Approval For Technical University Bill Passage

The Bill would be laid before Parliament for passage as soon as the House re-convenes in May, President Mahama said when he inaugurated a...

RTI Bill Reaches Consideration Stage

Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the Majority Leader in Parliament, on Friday gave the assurance that the House was committed to working on the...
Parliament house

CDD Ghana urges Parliament to publicize telecoms bill before passage

A statement released here late Thursday and signed by Communications Officer Mina Okuru said the public was not given adequate time to make their...
tobacco

Speed Up Implementation Of Tobacco Law – VALD

It said the delay in the process for the adoption of the LI is hampering the effective implementation of the prohibition of tobacco smoking...
disability

Nigeria to facilitate passage of disability bill

Jummai Alhassan, the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, made the disclosure in Abuja at an event to mark the International Day of...

Uranta Urges 8th National Assembly to pass Petroleum Industry Bill

The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria National Summit Group (NNSG), Mr Tony Uranta on Wednesday urged the Senate in the just inaugurated 8th Assembly...

House Of Reps To Look Into Petroleum Industry Bill Next Week

The Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, has said that the House will commence the consideration of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB)...

Civil Society advocates early passage of the Right to Information Bill

ADVOCATING FOR EARLY PASSAGE OF THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION BILL TO LAW  Background The Civil Society Platform on Ghana?s IMF Bailout made up of CSOs such...

Expedite legislation to involve women actively in political decision processes

Women in Law and Development Africa, (WiLDAF), has called on government to hasten the passage of the Affirmative Action Bill, to allow women to...