The latest Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has predicted that the governing New Patriotic Party led by President Nana Akufo-Addo will retain power come the 2020 polls.
The Speaker, Aaron Mike Oquaye has called on the academia and think-tanks in Ghana to support Members of Parliament with their research evidence and information to enable them to deliver on their mandate.
The NDC has scheduled August 31, 2019, to hold Parliamentary primaries in four constituencies, a statement from the party’s General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia has said.
Chief Director at the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs says his outfit is working to ensure that experienced parliamentarians are retained in Parliament.
The 2019 NDC parliamentary primaries are over and we have fresh faces set to face-off against notably, the governing NPP’s line-up of aspiring MPs for the 2020 general elections.
John Dumelo has told Joy News that a state vehicle saga he was embroiled in, will not affect his chances of annexing the Ayawaso West Wougon seat.
The Chairman of PAC is calling for sanctions against Finance Ministry officials who supervised a contract awarded to assets recovery agency, Kroll Associates for no work done.
Parliamentarians have gone on recess last Friday night after 42 sittings in the second meeting of the Third Session of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic.
The Executive Director of ACEPA has said criticisms against Parliament for not doing due diligence on the botched PDS agreement are well deserved.
The Ranking Member on Parliament’s Finance Committee is unhappy with the little time members have to approve numerous loan agreements before the House goes on break Friday.
A Presidential Staffer is promising to deliver the Ningo-Prampram constituency seat for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) if voted as the parliamentary candidate.
Parliament has approved the GH₵6.3 billion requested by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, for extra expenditure for the 2019 financial year.
Parliament has ratified the amended Vigilantism and Related Offences Bill, 2019 into law after it had worked on a detected problem with the sentencing regime in the one passed earlier.
The Vigilantism and Related Offences Bill, 2019, will undergo minor changes, Chairman of the Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament has said.
Parliament has passed the Vigilantism and Related Offences Bill, 2019 into law.
The Parliamentary Service Board has justified its decision to award a contract for the architectural design of the proposed new complex to UK-based Sir David Adjaye and Associates.
Parliament has ratified a planned drawdown by Government of Ghana for an amount of 12 million euros within the 2019 financial year to commence the construction of a potable water infrastructure project in Tamale and its environs.
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says his push to get politicians to buy into research works of technocrats largely influenced his decision to join politics.
A governance expert is warning that any attempt by Parliament to restart the processes to construct a new chamber will be resisted.
MPs have expressed dissatisfaction about the ballooning size of parliament since the 1992 constitution came into force.
This is the statement by Frank Annor-Dompreh, MP for Nsawam-Adoagyiri delivered in Parliament to mark a new dawn in Africa with the coming into force of the Africa Free Trade Area agreement.
This is the statement by Rev John Ntim Fordjour, MP for Assin South constituency delivered in Parliament to commemorate the 152nd Canadian Independence.
Chairman of the governing NPP, Freddie Blay, has insisted, the controversial plan to build a new parliament has only been frozen but not discarded.
The Parliamentary Service Board says the construction of a new chamber for Parliament has been taken off its agenda.
The Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa constituency is still justifying the need for a new chamber in Parliament.
The Parliamentary Service Board is set to announce a decision to drop plans to build a 450-seat chamber estimated to cost $200m.
The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs has given nine reasons why Ghana needs to erect a much comfortable multi-purpose 450 seater capacity chamber for the work of Parliamentarians.
A group, Dynamic Youth Movement of Ghana, has petitioned CHRAJ to investigate a possible breach of the procurement process in appointing a consultant for the construction of the new-450 chamber.
A private legal practitioner has urged agitations against the construction of a new Parliament House to continue despite attempts to jettison the project follow public uproar.
Parliament’s sitting on Friday was anything but usual.
Three protesters who were arrested Friday morning for disrupting Parliamentary procedure have been released.
Parliament has cautioned citizens who come to witness sittings to be mindful of the rules and regulations governing their conduct while there.
Three protesters against plans to construct a new parliament have been arrested after screaming from the public gallery “drop that chamber”.
It was billed as an official response to the public as their anger was gutting a controversial plan to build an ultra-modern parliament house.
Amidst rising public anger, Parliament has said it has not taken any “firm” decision on the controversial plan to build a new 450-seater chamber.
Pressure group, OccupyGhana and civil society organisation CDD-Ghana say Ghanaians are justified in their anger against plans to construct a new 450-seat chamber.
The Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsu, has explained, the decision to build a new Parliament house is to ensure safety of the Speaker and MPs.
The Bantama MP has stepped up a defence in the face of mounting opposition to Parliament’s plans for a new 450-seater chamber.
More criticisms continue to greet plans to build a plush 450-seater parliament.
MP for Suhum, Frederick Opare-Ansah, is to replace MP for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, as Chairman of Parliament’s Committee on Communications.
Parliament will by the end of the year begin the construction of a new chamber block that will have the capacity to seat up to 450 members of parliament.
Deputy Minority Leader has said, Parliament is handicapped because legislators rather take a partisan stance and not vote on issues.
The Minority in Parliament has accused the President of peddling wrong energy sector debt figures when he spoke to Ghanaians in Canada.
Parliament has condemned media reports which singled out Nigerians as masterminds of Kidnapping in Ghana.
The Majority Leader is calling for careful handling of the issue of immunity of Parliamentarians and some senior staff of the House.
An Accra High Court has for the second time, dismissed the Speaker of Parliament’s letter urging respect for MP privileges in the prosecution of Mahama Ayariga.
An Accra High Court (Finance and Economic Division 2) has given its ruling in a case involving Bawku Central Member of Parliament.
Parliament says it has taken great care to ensure that its surroundings are properly secured to avert any incident.
At least 15 MPs have been found to repeatedly abandon parliamentary duties after coming to check their names on the attendance list.
An avid constitutional law adherent has argued the Speaker of Parliament “got it wrong” in his letter asserting the privileges of the Bawku Central MP facing tax evasion charges.
Embattled Bawku Central MP has been urged to purge himself of criminal allegation rather than avoiding the court.
JoyNews has secured a copy of the Speaker of Parliament’s letter addressed to a High Court Judge, asserting the immunity of Bawku Central MP who is facing criminal prosecution.