DISTORTION OF INDEPENDENCE HISTORY WOULD BE REVERSED – NDC Whip

Deputy Minority Whip and Member of Parliament for Banda Constituency, Hon. Ibrahim Ahmed, has sounded a note of warning to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government that distortions to Ghana’s Independence history would be reversed when the National Democratic Congress (NDC) assumes power. According to him, the NDC as the only minority party with representation … Continue reading DISTORTION OF INDEPENDENCE HISTORY WOULD BE REVERSED – NDC Whip

Parliament Ponder Timing Budget Statement to Follow SONA

The Constitutional and Legal Committee of Parliament in collaboration with the new legal department of the House has been tasked to work out steps to amend timing of the budget presentation as provided in the 1992 Constitution. Speaker Professor Aaron Michael Ocquaye who gave the directive noted since that part of the Constitution is not … Continue reading Parliament Ponder Timing Budget Statement to Follow SONA

Vigilantism: Apply the Laws, not Dialogue – Bernard Mornah

PNC Chairman, Bernard Mornah President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's threat to initiate a law to deal with vigilantism if overtures towards the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for dialogue fail has been described as a very poor attempt at demonstrating commitment against the phenomenon. The President's threat appears to be official confirmation of the power … Continue reading Vigilantism: Apply the Laws, not Dialogue – Bernard Mornah

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