US$100M Military Project: Agbodza Demands Value for Money Audit

Kwame Governs Agbodza has appealed to Parliament to direct the Committee on Defence and Interior to ensure value for money is a condition in a US$100 million loan agreement for the Ministry of Defense. This omission, he said, is a serious anomaly, which should have form part of the bedrock of the loan agreement. He … Continue reading US$100M Military Project: Agbodza Demands Value for Money Audit

PAC Chairman Angry …Over Town Hall Meetings in Europe, US

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, the Hon. James Klutse Avedzi, last Monday blew up his top when a deputy minister expected to appear before his Committee was reported to be attending town hall meeting in France. James Klutse Avedzi, Chairman of PAC Deputy Minister for Information, Ama Dokua Asiamah Agyei, was … Continue reading PAC Chairman Angry …Over Town Hall Meetings in Europe, US

AHENE ABUSUA DEMAND DEAD BODY FROM OMANHENE: Appeal to President and IGP to step in

The Ahene Abusua of Wassa Akropong in the Amenfi District of Western Region is demanding the dead body of their beloved brother, the late John Kwame Boakye from the Omanhene of Wassa Amenfi Traditional Area, Tetrete Okuamuah Sekyim III. The family, led by one Peter Nana Amankwah appealed to President Akufo Addo, the IGP, Minister … Continue reading AHENE ABUSUA DEMAND DEAD BODY FROM OMANHENE: Appeal to President and IGP to step in

CHPS Concept Solution To Universal Healthcare Delivery – MPs

Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon has stated the challenge with Ghana’s quest to achieving universal health care lies in the staffing of Community-based Health Planning Services (CHPS) facilities with the needed logistics to enable them function fully and efficiently as service delivery centres. Lydia Seyram Alhassan noted that the CHPS concept has made … Continue reading CHPS Concept Solution To Universal Healthcare Delivery – MPs

Gov’t not Interested in Komenda Sugar Factory – Minister for Trade

The Minister for Trade and Industry has disclosed government is not interested in operating the Komenda Sugar factory. A strategic investor, he said, is therefore being sought to take over the factory and that government is ready to support such investor. The minister, Mr. Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanten, disclosed this in Parliament on Thursday when he … Continue reading Gov’t not Interested in Komenda Sugar Factory – Minister for Trade

MPs call for national conference on legal education

Members of Parliament have called upon the Attorney General and Minister of Justice to constitute a national conference on legal education in Ghana to create a platform for resolving academic challenges at the Ghana School of Law (GSL). The proposal follows recommendations by the Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs to the General Legal … Continue reading MPs call for national conference on legal education

Public Urged to Volunteer Information on Power Infrastructure Bandits

Members of Parliament have made a passionate appeal to the public to volunteer information to help apprehend criminals who destroy strategic national installations and inadvertently halt the provision of essential services.The appeal follows destruction of power transmission pylons belonging to the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) in Tema on Monday 25th March.Reports indicate the pylon, which … Continue reading Public Urged to Volunteer Information on Power Infrastructure Bandits

Speculative Behaviours Cause of Cedi Depreciation – Ken Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has launched a spirited defence of the depreciation of the cedi in Parliament insisting the fall of value is not result of a stuttering economy.According to him, speculative behaviour of portfolio investors and market participants are the primary reasons for the free fall of the cedi against the major trading currencies. Finance … Continue reading Speculative Behaviours Cause of Cedi Depreciation – Ken Ofori-Atta

Scholarship Students to Serbia urged to be Worth Ambassadors

Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, has urged students heading for Serbia to further their education to be worthy ambassadors of Ghana and exhibit exemplary attributes to pave way for their compatriots. The students numbering 11 are beneficiaries of a scholarship programme initiated by the Speaker after his visit to the European country on … Continue reading Scholarship Students to Serbia urged to be Worth Ambassadors

Parliament Mourns Victims of Cyclone Idai, New Zealand Mosque Attack

Members of Parliament on Monday paid their respect to victims of two devastating incidents that hit South-eastern Africa and New Zealand some days ago, leaving many people dead. In Southeast Africa a storm dubbed Cyclone Idai ravaged Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe leaving hundreds of people dead with the death toll expected to rise as the … Continue reading Parliament Mourns Victims of Cyclone Idai, New Zealand Mosque Attack