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U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Trump orders “extreme vetting” in wake of NYC terrorist attack

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has ordered to step up an "extreme vetting program", after a terrorist attack in New York...

50 Deputy Ministers Vetting Starts Today

Parliament’s Appointments Committee will resume public hearing today, Monday at Parliament House to vet the final batch of President Akufo-Addo’s ministerial and deputy ministerial...

Committee Begins Deputy Reg. Ministerial Nominees Vetting

The Appointments Committee of Parliament will later today begin vetting for deputy regional ministerial nominees. Four nominees are scheduled to appear before the committee.They...

Dan Botwe Receives Congratulatory Message From Constituents

The people of Okere have congratulated the Member of Parliament (MP), Mr Dan Kwaku Botwe, on his new appointment as the Minister for Regional...

Regional Minister Nominees Vetting to Commence on Tuesday

All the ten representatives appointed by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will this week be vetted by the Appointments Committee of Parliament.Four of...

Vetting of Four Regional Minister Nominees Starts on Monday

All the ten representatives appointed by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will this week be vetted by the Appointments Committee of Parliament.Four of...

Parliament Has Approved Catherine Afeku By Consensus

Parliament has approved the nomination of the Minister-designate for Tourism, Arts and Culture Catherine Afeku by consensus. This was after the nominee presented the appointments...

GBC To Raise Standards To Be An International Broadcaster – Mustpaha Hamid

The Information Minister-designate, Mustpaha Hamid says the standard of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) must be raised to meet that of other international media...
President Akufo-Addo with the Standing Committee of the House of Chiefs

352 Chieftaincy Disputes Remain Unresolved

The Minister-designate for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Mr. Samuel Kofi Dzamesi, has disclosed that there are 352 unresolved chieftaincy disputes in the country. He therefore...

Roads Ministers Vetting: Minority Asked More Questions

Vetting of Roads and Highways Minister, Kwasi Amoako Atta took one hour, 55 minutes. He was asked 56 questions by both the Majority and Minority...

Boniface Assures Zongos In Ghana To Equally Distribute Resources To Them

Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, the Minister-designate of Inner Cities and Zongo Development, has assured Ghanaians that the Ministry would not discriminate in the distribution...

Chaina Paga: Disqualified DCE Call for Re-run

Some disqualified applicants vying for the position of District Chief Executive position in the Chaiana-Paga District, have petitioned the National Executive of the party to...

Catherine Afeku Assures Parliament To Promote Tourism

Madam Catherine Abelema Afeku, the Minister-designate of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, said she would promote aggressive unique Ghanaian brand of tourism locally and...

Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, Gyan-Baffour & Catherine Up for Vetting Today

The Ministers designate for Tourism, Creative Arts and Culture Catherine Abelema Afeku, Prof. George Gyan-Baffour, Ministers designate for Planning and Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, Minister for...

It Is My Duty To Police My Colleagues – Dr Akoto Osei

Dr Anthony Akoto Osei, the nominee for the Ministry of Monitoring and Evaluation, says his core mandate would be to police his colleagues to...

Otiko Djaba Assures Vetting Committee Of Paying School Feeding Caterers

Madam Otiko Afisah Djaba, the Minister designate for Gender, Children and Social Protection, has affirmed her commitment to the continuation of the various programmes...

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful Main Points At The Appointments Committee

The Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West constituency and minister-nominee for Communication, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, took her turn to before Parliament’s Appointments Committee on Wednesday...

Parliament Recommence Sitting As Ministerial Vetting Goes On

Parliament’s Appointments Committee will vet three more ministerial nominees today . They are the Minister nominee for Lands and Forestry, John Peter Amewu; Minister nominee...

OccupyGhana Demands Police Probe Appointments Committee Bribery Allegations

Pressure group, OccupyGhana has called for an independent police investigation into the bribery scandal that has engulfed Parliament’s Appointment Committee.The allegations of bribery surfaced...

Vetting Will Continue Despite Bribery Scandal – Osei-Owusu

The Chairman of Parliament’s Appointments Committee, Joseph Osei-Owusu has said he will not discontinue vetting of ministerial nominees despite the scandal in which he,...
Ghanaian Parliament

Parliament to Discuss Report on Ministerial Vetting

Parliament will later today consider the report of the Appointments Committee on the first batch of President Akufo Addo’s nominees for various ministerial...
Matthew Opoku Prempeh

We Will Ensure Morality In Education – Dr Opoku Prempeh

Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Ministerial-nominee for Educatioon, has said education of children should be holistic that would inculcate moral values such as integrity,...

All Vetted Designated-Ministers So Far Shows Competence

Public confidence in those nominated to ministerial positions in the Nana Akufo-Addo-led Administration has soared in Koforidua, after parliamentary vetting of some of nominees. ...

Tamale North Mp Not Satisfied With Ken Ofori-Atta’s Vetting

Member of Parliament for Tamale North and member of the Appointment Committee of Ghana’s Parliament Alhassan Shaibu Suhuyini has expressed dissatisfaction in the answers...

Suhuyini Breached The Standind Orders Of Parliament – Muntaka

The Minority Chief Whip Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak says Member of Parliament for Tamale North, Alhassan Suhuyini breached the rules of Parliament’s Appointments Committee. He said...

I Fled To U.S After Being Shot In PNDC Era – Boakye Agyarko

Minister-designate for Energy Boakye Agyarko has told the vetting Committee in Parliament that he was shot and almost killed in 1983 by the Provisional...
CEO of IMANI

IMANI Raises Red Flag On Clash over Gas Policy

No doubt the vetting was the best I have ever seen especially given the composure, preparedness and depth of answers given by the nominee...

Stranded Ghanaians will be assisted to return – Ayorkor Botchway

Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botcway, the Ministerial nominee for Foreign Affairs, said Monday there is the need to educate stranded Ghanaians abroad, who had no...

Government To Poised To Promote Made In Ghana Goods

Mr Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen, the Minister-Designate for Trade and Industry says the government will pursue an aggressive industrialisation programme to promote "Made In...

Government To Readjust Electricity Tariff Structure To Boost Industrial Growth

Mr Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen, the Ministerial-nominee for Trade and Industry, on Monday, said the Government would ensure the recalibration of the country’s electricity...