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Speaker defers ruling on Adwoa Safo’s absenteeism

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has deferred his ruling on Dome Kwabenya MP, Sarah Adwoa Safo, who has been cited for absenteeism. At stake was whether the Dome Kwabenya seat would have been declared vacant after Adwoa Safo did...

Islamic SHS disturbance: Parliament’s Defence and Interior Committee accuses police of peddling falsehood

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Defence and Interior has accused the police of peddling falsehood in the clash with students at the Islamic Senior High School in Kumasi. The Committee was tasked by the Speaker, Alban Bagbin, to embark on...

Parliament approves US$750M syndicated loan to support 2022 Budget

By: Edzorna Francis Mensah Parliament has adopted the report by the Finance Committee to approve the Loan Facility Agreement Between the Government of the Republic of Ghana (Represented by the Ministry of Finance), and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) for an...

Parliament is broke – Speaker 

By Augustus Acquaye The Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin has called on government to make available the budgetary allocation to the Legislature for their smooth running. In a brief remark at today's sitting, he said, "the absence of the needed funding...

Speaker demands immediate submission of Affirmative Action Bill

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin is demanding the immediate submission of the Affirmative Action Bill to parliament in whatever form it is. According to Speaker Alban Bagbin, the delay in passing the bill seeking to empower women who form...

Speaker Bagbin receives more petitions…expected to relay to House as sitting resumes

Story: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The Public Affairs Department of Parliament has said in a statement that a series of petitions have been filed at the Office of the Speaker of Parliament. According to the statement, the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford...

Parliament breaks for Easter Holidays

By Augustus Acquaye Parliament has gone into recess. Closing the first Meeting of the Second Session of the Eighth Parliament, Second Deputy Speaker, Andrew Amoako Asiamah said the meeting saw one of the greatest tests to the country’s democracy as...

Parliament goes on recess Tuesday, April 5

By Augustus Acquaye Parliament is expected to adjourn Sine Die on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to end the First Meeting of the Second Session of the Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic. Presenting the Business Statement for the Eleventh Week ending Tuesday 5th April, 2022...

Parliament begins debate on State of Nation Address 

By Augustus Acquaye Debate on the President's State of the Nation Address began last night. Member of Parliament (MP) for Ejisu and a Deputy Minister of Finance, Dr John Ampontuah Kumah said the President through tough economic measures is charting...

Ghana’s Parliament congratulates Black Stars

By Augustus Acquaye Parliament has congratulated the Black Stars for securing a spot at Qatar 2022. In a statement, the MP for New Edubiase, Adams Abdul -Salam congratulated the President, Nana Akufo Addo, Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif and...

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President Akufo-Addo inspects GH¢9.2 million yam/cassava processing factory in Bimbilla

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 9th August 2022, visited Global Almas Processing Ltd,...

Economist backs calls for national dialogue to bring economy back on track

An Economist at the University of Ghana Business School, Professor Godfred Bokpin, has backed calls for a national dialogue to bring the economy back...

Kofi Baah Agyepong appointed Acting CEO of YEA; Effective August 10

President Akufo-Addo has appointed the Deputy Director of Communication at the Presidency, Kofi Baah Agyepong, as acting Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment...

GPRTU’s mandatory vehicle towing policy takes off October 2022

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union, GPRTU, has announced its decision to roll out a mandatory vehicle towing system, effective October this year (2022)...

Exercise restraint, we will find lasting solution to power crisis in Krobo – Regional Minister

The Eastern Regional Minister, Seth Acheampong says Security Services and service providers are assessing the damage to ECG property so that light can be...