Majority Leader Taunts RTI Coalitions: Spousal Rights More Fundamental

Majority leader, the Hon. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has taken a dig at coalitions and Civil Society Groups (CSOs) campaigning for the passage of the Right to Information Bill (RTI), arguing there are more fundamental issues that should concern Ghanaians and Parliament.According to him, the House has been considering the Spousal Rights Bill, which is very critical … Continue reading Majority Leader Taunts RTI Coalitions: Spousal Rights More Fundamental

Minority Vows to Chase ‘Shady’ Drone Deal: It’s a Rip-Off

Parliament has adopted the US$12 million drone technology service agreement between Government and Fly Zipline Ghana Limited for the delivery of emergency health and blood products to health facilities across the country.Frantic efforts by the Minority to have the agreement withdrawn for what it described as serious financial issues in the contractual agreement between Government, … Continue reading Minority Vows to Chase ‘Shady’ Drone Deal: It’s a Rip-Off

Speaker: Days of Emotional Appeals for Women Participation are Over

 Speaker of Parliament, Professor Michael Aaron Ocquaye, has noted that the days of emotional justification for women participation in governance and leadership are over. Women, he said, need to take action by advancing suggestions and modalities to actualize what has already been accepted to be important element in governance. "The days of emotional appeals are … Continue reading Speaker: Days of Emotional Appeals for Women Participation are Over

Haruna Warns Ministers: Appear In Person for Your Estimates

Minority leader Hon. Haruna Iddrissu has sounded a note of warning to Ministers to ensure they appear in person to move motions for the budgetary estimates of their respective ministries. The minority, he stressed, would not accommodate absence of any minister unwilling to be present in Parliament to move the motion for their budgetary allocations. … Continue reading Haruna Warns Ministers: Appear In Person for Your Estimates

Sinohydro Project Blackmail: You Don’t Want Roads – Minister tells NDC MPs

The Minority in Parliament has insisted it will not kowtow to the Majority New Patriotic Party's (NPP) near blackmail that criticism of the US$2 billion Sinohydro loan is akin to members of the side refusing road developments for their constituents. The Minority had raised serious objections to what it termed unusual terms and conditions in the … Continue reading Sinohydro Project Blackmail: You Don’t Want Roads – Minister tells NDC MPs

Parliament Eulogises President Kufuor on 80th Birthday Anniversary

Parliament has eulogized former President John Agyekum Kufuor as a true statesman whose composure, attitude and legacy permeates the very fibre of the Ghanaian society. Achievements of the former President, the House agreed, is written in gold and would be remembered for the roles he played to get many young people into mainstream politics. MP … Continue reading Parliament Eulogises President Kufuor on 80th Birthday Anniversary

Agric Minister Laments Paltry Allocation for 2018 Farmers’ Day Celebration

Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has lamented that inadequate budgetary allocation for the celebration of the 2018 Farmers’ Day has compelled the Ministry to rely heavily on corporate Ghana and development partners to ensure a successful event.According to him, constraint of the national budget has been a major setback for the … Continue reading Agric Minister Laments Paltry Allocation for 2018 Farmers’ Day Celebration

Drone Service to Increase Healthcare Access to 14 Million Ghanaians

The drone delivery service to be rolled out by the Ministry of Health (MoH) is set revolutionize the health sector and increase access for more than 14 million people nationwide, according to Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS). The project is said to give Ghana the most advanced health care supply chain on … Continue reading Drone Service to Increase Healthcare Access to 14 Million Ghanaians

RTI Coalitions Threaten Court Action if Law is Mutilated with Exemptions

Right to Information (RTI) Coalitions and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have issued a warning they would head to the Supreme Court if Parliament mutilates the RTI law, to have it strike down as unconstitutional and inconsistent with Article 21 (1) f of the 1992 Constitution.The Coalitions noted that Ghanaians expect the Legislature to pass a … Continue reading RTI Coalitions Threaten Court Action if Law is Mutilated with Exemptions

Majority leader: NDC Presided over Worst GDP Growth in 35 Years …2.2% in 2015

Majority leader in Parliament has taken a swipe at the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for its criticisms of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) performance in government in respect to growth of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).The NDC Minority, he said, have no moral right to criticize the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government when the NDC is … Continue reading Majority leader: NDC Presided over Worst GDP Growth in 35 Years …2.2% in 2015