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

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

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

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

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

2019 Budget: Gov’t Pledges Massive Infrastructure Programme

Government has pledged to embark on massive infrastructural programme next year to position Ghana as transportation, energy and logistics hub in the West African sub-region. Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori Atta who disclosed this indicated that the programme is intended to move goods, food items and people, create jobs and prosperity and ensure value for … Continue reading 2019 Budget: Gov’t Pledges Massive Infrastructure Programme

No More Home Invasions of MPs – Speaker Tells Police

Speaker of parliament, the Hon. Aaron Michael Oquaye, has urged the police service to in future, route invitations to Members of Parliament, through the leadership and Speaker of the House. The member in question, he said, would then attend to the appropriate invitation at the highest quarters preferable the Commissioner of Police CID in charge … Continue reading No More Home Invasions of MPs – Speaker Tells Police

Volta Caucus in Parliament Congratulates NDC for Successful Regional Elections

The Volta Caucus in Parliament wishes to congratulate the National Democratic Congress for what has been a very successful, peaceful and credible regional election across the country. We extend our felicitations to all newly elected executive especially the Volta Regional NDC Executive led by John Kwadwo Gyapong and assure them of our unflinching support as … Continue reading Volta Caucus in Parliament Congratulates NDC for Successful Regional Elections

Hon Jocelyn Tetteh: Visits to Parliament Impacting Positively On Pupils In North Dayi

Member of Parliament for North Dayi, Hon. Jocelyn Tetteh, has indicated that an initiative she instituted to get school children from her constituency to visit the legislature is making very positive impact. According to her, students are selected for the visits based on specific criteria that include discipline in school and excellence in lessons. Hon. … Continue reading Hon Jocelyn Tetteh: Visits to Parliament Impacting Positively On Pupils In North Dayi

Ursula Owusu Summoned Over US$89.4M Kelni GvG Contract

...DACF Administrator to Brief House on redirection of Funds   Minister for Communications, the Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has been summoned to appear before Parliament to brief the House on the infamous US$89.4 million Kelni GvG contract. To also make an appearance is the administrator of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF), Madam Irene Naa Torshie … Continue reading Ursula Owusu Summoned Over US$89.4M Kelni GvG Contract