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Ghanaian president gives assent to law on right to information

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo here on Tuesday gave assent to the Right to Information (RTI) Act, nearly two months after it was...
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NCCE Praises Ghana’s Parliament for Passing the RTI Bill

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has praised Parliament for its efforts in passing the Right to Information (RTI) Bill into law. The Commission...
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Ghana’s RTI Law Will Enable CHRAJ Portray Its Vision

The passage of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill into law would go a long way to help the Commission on Human Rights and...
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Parliament Finally Sees 2018 RTI Bill Through

Parliament on Tuesday evening passed the landmark Right to Information (RTI) 2018 to grant Ghanaians and others access to information to public information and...
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Ghana Government has missed the way with RTI

Making the Ministry of Information the supervisory ministry of the implementation of the newly-passed Right To Information (RTI) bill is a mistake on the...
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Allotey Jacobs Caution Ministers with girlfriends over RTI bill

Former Central Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and a now Social Commentator, Bernard Allotey Jacobs, has advised officials in general and...
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Ghana passes RTI bill Amid controversial clause

The Media Coalition on the Right to Information Bill still has some reservations despite the monumental passing of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill...
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Ghana’s Right to Information Bill finally approved

Parliament has finally approved the Right to Information (RTI) Bill after two decades. The Bill which was passed after its third reading at 8:30 pm...
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President Akufo- Addo Excited About RTI Bill

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says he will, happily, assent to the Right To Information (RTI) Bill as soon as it is brought to...
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Coalition Charges Parliament to Fast Track RTI Act

The Coalition on the Right to Information (RTI) Ghana, the Media Coalition on RTI, and OccupyGhana (altogether the “Coalition”) have taken note of Parliament’s...
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Parliamentarians Charged To Pass Credible Law To Facilitate Effective Participation Of Citizens In State...

The Right to Information Action Campaign (RIAC) has appealed to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and Communication to revisit...
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Ghana’s parliament advised to pass RTI Bill

A University lecturer has tasked parliament to pass the Right to Information (RTI) Bill as an ideal way of demonstrating its commitment towards transparency...
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Ghana hosts 2018 press freedom celebrations

Activities marking the global celebrations of this year's World Press Freedom Day opened in Ghana on Wednesday. The event, including conferences, symposia and exhibitions, for...
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 Parliament revisits RTI Bill

Parliament on Thursday evening concurred that further work by the House on the Right to Information (RTI) Bill should not be done under a...
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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...
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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...
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RTI Coalition Seeks Permanent Missions Outside Backing for Ghana’s RTI Passage

The Right to Information Coalition (RTI Coalition) Ghana has urged diplomats at the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UN-UPR) Pre-session in Geneva, Switzerland, to...
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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...
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President Gives Assurance on the Passing of RTI Bill

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given the assurance that his government was committed to passing the Right to Information (RTI) Bill into law...
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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...

RTI Legislation: Are we going back to the era of unfulfilled promises?    

On 7th January 2017, RTI advocates, the media and other sympathizers of the age long campaign for the passage of the RTI Bill observed with...
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Coalition urge government to speed up action on right to information Bill

The Coalition on the Right to Information, Ghana has called on government to expedite action towards the passage of the RTI Bill. The Coalition’s call...
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Parliament Refusal To Pass RTI Bill Is A Big Lost To Ghana

The age-long Right to Information (RTI) Bill, which has been described by many as the oldest Bill in Parliament, suffered a major defeat when...
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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...
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Will President Mahama sign the RTI Bill into law?

PRESIDENT MAHAMA TO DELIVER A KEY NOTE ADDRESS AT A UNESCO EVENT TO MARK THE RIGHT TO KNOW DAY – REALLY!!! The Coalition on the...
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RTI coalition pleads with President for a speedy pass of the RTI Bill this...

The Right to Information Coalition (RTI) of Ghana has begun moves to hold government on its promise to pass the Right to Information bill...
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Accounting To The People Must Be Through The Right To Information Law

His Excellency, President John Dramani Mahama began a tour to the various regions to account to the people of Ghana on how his government...
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Accounting to the people tour; true commitment or political oratory ?

His Excellency, President John Dramani Mahama began a tour to the various regions to account to the people of Ghana on how his government...
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RTI bill: What is parliament and government waiting for?

After years of strenuous struggles to get the bill on the Right to Information (RTI) passed into law, to sanitize public spending and...
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Foot-dragging over RTI bill passing is very disturbing

Accountability and fear of transparency have been described by many as the reason for the lack of enthusiasm ...