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

MPs Demand Action For Social Media Indiscretions

Members of Parliament have decried the sad state of affairs when people lose perspective on the sanctity of human beings and perpetuate unpleasant actions in the name of creating awareness and spreading news. According to members, the widespread phenomenon among Ghanaians on social media platforms sharing graphic images of the dead from accident scenes and … Continue reading MPs Demand Action For Social Media Indiscretions

Parliament Endorses Martin Amidu as Special Prosecutor

Parliament has approved Mr. Martin Alamisi Burns Kaiser Amidu as Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor. The House unanimously endorsed Martin Amidu’s nomination despite request by Hon. Dominic Akuritinga Ayine, Deputy Minority Ranking Member of the Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee for the House to put the approval on hold pending a suit at the Supreme Court. … Continue reading Parliament Endorses Martin Amidu as Special Prosecutor

PASS RIGHT TO INFORMATION BILL INTO LAW …To do away with the Perceptions

Member of Parliament for Banda and first deputy minority whip, Hon. Ahmed Ibrahim, has called for urgent steps to be taken to pass the Right to Information Bill into law to create access and ensure corruption allegations are no longer based on perception. Fighting corruption, he argued, is a shared responsibility and does not rest … Continue reading PASS RIGHT TO INFORMATION BILL INTO LAW …To do away with the Perceptions

State of the Nation under NPP …Poverty and Suffering

The Minority Caucus in Parliament has lamented the content of the state of nation address delivered by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, last Friday and described it as lacking inspiration. According to the Minority, the address also woefully failed to offer hope to suffering Ghanaians and was a far cry from the realities that … Continue reading State of the Nation under NPP …Poverty and Suffering

Minority slam Nazi-Style Attack on EC Deputy Commissioner

The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament has condemned what it termed illegal raid and invasion of the office and privacy of the Deputy Commissioner of the Electoral Commission (EC) in charge of Finance and Administration, Mrs. Georgina Opoku Amankwa by the EOCO. According to the Minority, after 25 years of the functioning of … Continue reading Minority slam Nazi-Style Attack on EC Deputy Commissioner

Make Cost of Emergency Recalls of Parliament Public – PNAfrica demands

  Parliamentary News Africa (PNAfrica), a parliamentary monitoring civil society organization, has called on the Parliamentary Service Board to make public cost of emergency recalls of the House. According to PNAfrica, as chairman of the Board, the Rt. Hon Speaker Prof. Aaron Michael Oquaye and Clerk to Parliament as the administrative head of the legislature, … Continue reading Make Cost of Emergency Recalls of Parliament Public – PNAfrica demands

PARLIAMENT TASKED TO ADDRESS IMAGE CRISES …Of MPs as Dev’t Agents

Minority leader in Parliament, Hon. Haruna Iddrisu, has cautioned that until the House works on its image crises of the assumption of a role that is not for members, the confusion that exist about the work of Parliament would persist for a long time. According to him, Members of Parliament (MPs) are not actors or … Continue reading PARLIAMENT TASKED TO ADDRESS IMAGE CRISES …Of MPs as Dev’t Agents

PEOPLE WITH FAT WALLETS TAKING OVER PARLIAMENT – Majority leader

Majority leader and Member of Parliament for Suame constituency, Hon. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has asserted that effectively fighting corruption as a nation should begin within the various political parties. According to him, the organization of primaries by political parties is increasingly monetizing the country’s politics and thereby breeding corruption. The Majority leader stated this at a … Continue reading PEOPLE WITH FAT WALLETS TAKING OVER PARLIAMENT – Majority leader