Ken Agyapong Escapes Contempt Charge

Parliament last Thursday gently rubbed member for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, on the back and asked to ‘Go and sin no more’ after he was found guilty of contempt of the House by the Privileges Committee. Speaker of the House, Professor Aaron Michael Ocquaye, noted that the member though denied ever saying ‘Parliament was … Continue reading Ken Agyapong Escapes Contempt Charge

Ayawaso West Wuogon By-Election Violence: Minority Will Not Accept Cover-Ups – Haruna Iddrisu

The Minority in Parliament has served notice it would not be part of any scheme to cover up or create immunity for perpetrators of the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election violence that left several people hospitalized with gunshot wounds. Hon. Haruna Iddrisu, in a release, noted that the minority would not relent in pursuing all democratic … Continue reading Ayawaso West Wuogon By-Election Violence: Minority Will Not Accept Cover-Ups – Haruna Iddrisu

MP Demands More from Kintampo Waterfalls Tragedy Report

Member of Parliament for Wa Central has expressed some dissatisfaction with the work of the Committee on Trade, Industry and Tourism, which investigated the Kintampo Waterfalls disaster. The Committee presented its report to the House on Thursday identifying factors that led to the tragedy and recommended a number of measures to ensure the safety of … Continue reading MP Demands More from Kintampo Waterfalls Tragedy Report

Majority Women’s Caucus demands Apology for Bloody Widow Placards

Majority New Patriotic Party (NPP) Women’s Caucus in Parliament has launched a campaign to extract an apology from the Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) for supposedly attacking the personality of new member for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Lydia Seyram Alhassan. The caucus argued that the display of placards by members of the minority last Tuesday with … Continue reading Majority Women’s Caucus demands Apology for Bloody Widow Placards

Speaker Hunts Bloody Widow Placards Agents

Action has been set in motion in Parliament to hunt down minority members who displayed placards with the inscription ‘bloody widow’ last Tuesday when new member for Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency, Lydia Seyram Alhassan, was to be sworn-in. 1st Deputy Speaker, the Hon. Joseph Osei Owusu, directed that minority members who carried the placards be … Continue reading Speaker Hunts Bloody Widow Placards Agents

Free Zones Authority Holds Training Workshop for Parliamentary Press Corps

The Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) has held a one-day capacity building workshop for members of the Parliamentary Press Corps (PPC) to enhance their knowledge on the functions of the Authority and help educate and promote the Free Zones to the Ghanaian public. Mr. Nsiah Asante of the Ghana Free Zones Authority The theme for … Continue reading Free Zones Authority Holds Training Workshop for Parliamentary Press Corps

Minority wants Ken Agyapong Arrested for Ahmed’s Murder

The Minority in Parliament has called on the security agencies to arrest Hon. Kennedy Agyapong, Member of Parliament for Assin Central and hold him responsible for the murder of investigative journalist, Ahmed Hussein-Suale. The Minority argued that Hon. Kennedy Agyapong’s overt campaign against Tiger Eye PI and his incitement of the public to assault the … Continue reading Minority wants Ken Agyapong Arrested for Ahmed’s Murder

Penplusbytes Demands Thorough Probe in Murder of Tiger Eye’s Journalist

Penplusbytes has followed the news of the killing of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, an investigative journalist with the Tiger Eye PI team, with a deep sense of sadness and regret at the unnecessary loss of life.  Journalists have long been a key stakeholder in deepening democracy, bridging the information gap as well as more recently in the … Continue reading Penplusbytes Demands Thorough Probe in Murder of Tiger Eye’s Journalist

ASK Bagbin: Sit in Accra and Parrot! I’ll Shock You!

Deputy Speaker of Parliament, the Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has given the strongest indication yet of winning the National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential primaries, declaring he is set to deliver the biggest shock in the history of the party. Some people, he said, are engaged in wishful thinking, sitting in Accra and believing the … Continue reading ASK Bagbin: Sit in Accra and Parrot! I’ll Shock You!

Prof. Mike Ocquaye: Ask What You Can Do For Your Country

The Alumni in a group picture with the Speaker Mike Ocquaye Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Ocquaye, has deplored the tendency of placing all responsibilities of development on government and warned that such approach towards the national development must stop. “It is not the responsibility of government only and the earlier we in this … Continue reading Prof. Mike Ocquaye: Ask What You Can Do For Your Country