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

Westminster Foundation Holds Media Confab For PPC

The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) in collaboration with Parliament House held a media confab for members of the Parliamentary Press Corps (PPC) on Friday 21st December, 2018. Kate Addo (middle) stressing a point while Professor Audrey Gadzekpo and Dr. David Appiah look on The programme was to educate members on the efficiency of Parliamentary … Continue reading Westminster Foundation Holds Media Confab For PPC

Parliament Fetes, Donates GH¢26,000 to PWDs

Parliament under the auspices of Speaker Professor Aaron Michael Ocquaye has hosted section of people living with disabilities made up of children with Cerebral Palsy conditions and the visually impaired. The beneficiaries were made up of 30 cerebral palsy patients from the Save a Soul home and 20 visually impaired individuals. Speaker of Parliament, Professor … Continue reading Parliament Fetes, Donates GH¢26,000 to PWDs

Annor Dompreh: Okudzeto Ablakwa Is a Nuisance to Parliament

Chairperson of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament for Nsawam Adoagyiri, Frank Annor Dompreh, has indicated that ranking member of the committee, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has become a nuisance to parliament. According to him, the North Tongu legislature would destroy his reputation and put his career at risk if he persists in … Continue reading Annor Dompreh: Okudzeto Ablakwa Is a Nuisance to Parliament

Education Minister: Gov’t to Kick out Workers Who Have Not Done National Service

Minister of Education, Hon. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has hinted that very soon government would visit companies and workplaces to ensure workers who have not done national service are kicked out to go and do their service. The National Service, he said, is not meant only for those who attended school in Ghana and stressed it … Continue reading Education Minister: Gov’t to Kick out Workers Who Have Not Done National Service

MPs Demands More Funds for Ministry of Justice

Members of Parliament have made a passionate appeal to the Ministry of Finance to increase budgetary allocations to the Office of Attorney-General and Ministry of Justice because of its strategic role in governance. According to the members, the Justice Ministry is an essential institution in governance and yet the nation appears oblivious of its significant … Continue reading MPs Demands More Funds for Ministry of Justice

Ahi Spits Fire at Water Resources Ministry: Entertainment, Refreshment Allowance an Insult to Ghanaians

Parliament’s approval of the budget estimates for the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources has left a bitter taste on the tongue of Ranking Member of the Committee on Works and Housing, Hon. Sampson Ahi, who claims the estimates, is fraught with duplicate expenditures.He lamented that besides duplication of expenditures, some of the cost items … Continue reading Ahi Spits Fire at Water Resources Ministry: Entertainment, Refreshment Allowance an Insult to Ghanaians

AMEWU EXPOSES AKUFO-ADDO: Tariff Reductions for Barbers, Hairdressers ‘Na Lai’

Claims that artisans, namely barbers, hairdressers and tailors were granted special electricity tariff reduction by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government were straight-face lies, according to the Minister of Energy.Mr. Peter Amewu unconsciously exposed the president's ‘politricking’ with electricity tariff when he stated that categorization of electricity consumers is not done based on artisanal groupings. … Continue reading AMEWU EXPOSES AKUFO-ADDO: Tariff Reductions for Barbers, Hairdressers ‘Na Lai’