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Parliament summons Interior Minister following recent killings at Bole/Wa 

Parliament

The recent murder of two security men at Wa has necessitated security discussions in Parliament. Two Members of Parliament (MPs), Yusif Sulemana of Bole-Bamboi and Rashid Pelpuo of Wa Central, raised the concerns. The discussion has occasioned Parliament to summon the Minister for the Inteior, Henry Quartey to brief it next week Wednesday. Mr. Suleimana […]

List of 24 Ministerial Nominees approved by Parliament

Parliament

The list of 24 Ministerial and Deputy Ministerial Nominees of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo approved by Parliament include eight sector Ministers, two Regional Ministers and 14 Deputy Ministers.  The eight Ministers-Designate include Mrs Abena Osei-Asare, Minister of State Designate for the Ministry of Finance; Mr Andrew Kofi Egyapa Mercer, Minister Designate for Tourism, Art […]

Parliament to reconvene today

Parliament passes landmark Emissions Levy Bill before rising for Christmas

Members of Parliament are expected to return to the House on Friday, May 17, for an emergency sitting. The recall follows a petition from the Majority Leader, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, requesting the sitting to consider outstanding government business. A petition by the Majority Leader cited Article 112(3) and Order 53 of the Standing Orders of Parliament, […]

Tension between Executive, Parliament worrying – Peace Council

Peace Council

The National Peace Council (NPC), says it is greatly concerned about the ongoing impasse between the Executive and the Legislature. The Council said such tension did not augur well for the peace and stability of the country, especially when the nation was heading into a general election. The two organs of government -the Executive and […]

Communications Minister to engage Parliament on disruptions in Internet Services

internet

The Minister of Communication and Digitalization, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, will today be in Parliament to brief the house on disruptions to internet services and steps taken to restore them. This has become necessary as millions of Ghanaians continue to wonder in frustration when full internet services will be restored. The National Communications Authority has said it […]

Clerk to Parliament urges media to provide total coverage, including courtesy calls

Parliament

By Edzorna Francis Mensah  The Clerk to Ghana’s Parliament, Cyril Kwabena Oteng Nsiah, has urged Members of Parliamentary Press Corps to provide total coverage to Parliament, including committees sitting, and courtesy calls on the Speaker in the interest of the public. He said the media must be interested in all public activities Parliament does, whether […]

Parliament approves $300m loan to finance First Resilient Recovery Development Policy Financing

Parliament passes landmark Emissions Levy Bill before rising for Christmas

By Edzorna Francis Mensah Parliament by Majority Decision, has approved a financing agreement for the implementation of the First Resilient Recovery Development Policy Operation (DPO1), Financing Ghana Productive Safety Net Project Il, for the Concessional Financing Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Ghana (represented by the Ministry of Finance) and the International Development […]

NDC female MPs back Professor Naana Opoku-Agyemang

NDC

By Edzorna Francis Mensah The female Members of Parliament from the National Democratic Congress (NDC) side of the House stand united in support of the nomination of Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang as the running mate for John Mahama in the upcoming 2024 presidential election. The MPs at the news conference held in parliament on […]