A principal lead with Odekro, a research company focused on Parliament, says punitive measures are needed to curb the phenomenon of absenteeism among MPs.
Only 15 of the 275 Members of Parliament were present on the floor when sitting commenced Thursday.
The Majority in Parliament have served notice that they will use their numbers to push through government’s request for a ¢2 billion sovereign guarantee for the Ghana Amalgamated Trust (GAT).
Parliament has passed the Public Holidays Amendment Bill 2018 into law, making January 7 and August 4 public holidays.
CDD has faulted the thinking that went into the estimated GH¢750 million as the cost for the implementation of the RTI Bill.
The implementation of the Right to Information Bill into law will cost government some ¢750 million over the next five years, a research conducted by Parliament has found.
Opposition MPs who characterised a new entrant as a “bloody widow” cannot be identified for possible punishment after the description was deemed distasteful and insensitive.
Parliament has summoned the Interior Minister Ambrose Derry over the recent physical assault of children.
Tamale North Member of Parliament, Alhassan Suhuyini is accusing Speaker Prof. Mike Ocquaye of unfair treatment.
Parliament on Thursday afternoon reprimanded Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong after he was found guilty by the Privileges Committee for calling the House cheap and useless.
Parliament for the second time failed to approve recommendations that Assin Central legislator, Kennedy Agyapong, must be suspended or reprimanded.
Minority NDC MPs boycotted the swearing in of Lydia Alhassan as MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon on Tuesday.
The Minority has refused to apologise to the new Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Lydia Alhasssan.
A decision by the Minority in Parliament not to acknowledge the newly elected Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon, has been rubbished by the Majority.
The Minority in Parliament have marched to the Police Headquarters in search of justice for their colleague from Ningo Prampram, Samuel George, and other members of the party.
A group of civil organizations, known collectively as the "Coalition," is urging Parliament to take sweeping measures towards passing the RTI bill.
Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee has summoned the Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, over the United States visa restrictions on Ghana.
The Minority Chief Whip in Parliament has apologised over Wednesday’s exchanges between himself and the Assin Central MP.
The Chairman of Parliament’s Defense and Interior Committee has disagreed with the Minority’s calls for Kennedy Agyapong to be hauled before the Privileges Committee.
Some Parliamentarians on Wednesday morning had to physically restrain two of their colleagues as they trade insults on the Floor of the House ahead of sitting.
Minority MPs are said to be lining up to quiz at least two security ministers over the police handling of three kidnapped girls last year.
MPs on Saturday night fumed, they are tired and frustrated as the house sat for about 13 hours to finish outstanding businesses before Christmas break.
Speaker of Parliament Prof. Mike Ocquaye is fighting off pressure from the public and civil society for the House to speedily pass the Right to Information (RTI) bill into law.
Parliament just passed the Appropriation Act 2018, giving government the green light to spend up to ¢78,771,883,602 for the 2019 financial year commencing January 1.
Heated exchanges were recorded in Parliament involving Foreign minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchway over malfeasance claims by the Minority.
Government is seeking an amendment to the Public Holidays Act that will make August 4 a Founders’ Day public holiday.
Controversy may be brewing in Parliament as Minority take issue with the award of a contract worth GHS100 million to a company that may not have the requisite experience.
The Minority Leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu is calling for an increase in the number of parliamentarians from 275 to 300.
Parliament has approved GH¢246,966,071 being the budget estimates for the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources for the 2019 Financial Year.
With the President’s failure to meet his 2018 deadline for the passage of the Right of Information Bill imminent, his Vice has taken over in providing fresh deadline.
Government has withdrawn the controversial Ameri deal brought to Parliament by former Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko.
The Minority in Parliament is accusing Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia of fraudulently and criminally inflating the deal that will allow for the use of drones in the distribution of blood.
The Minority in Parliament is demanding a collapse of the Ministry of Special Development Initiative.
An opposition MP brandished firewood in parliament to dramatize the failure of government to provide electricity in her Kpando constituency in the Volta region.
Government has finally laid before Parliament the Legislative Instrument (LI) on the office of the Special Prosecutor.
Former Deputy Education minister Samuel Okudjeto Ablakwa is daring the Vice President to take part in the debate of the 2019 Budget statement.
The Minority in Parliament has boycotted proceedings on the floor Friday accusing the Speaker of bias.
The Speaker of Parliament has said the ministerial nominees will in the near future be vetted not by the Appointments Committee of Parliament, but by specific committees of the House.
Pressure group OccupyGhana has described as backward, fears expressed by an MP with the governing party that passage of the RTI Bill will destabilise governance.
Members of Parliament who are perennial latecomers to the House will soon be exposed as leadership prepares to install clock-in devices.
Deputy Chief of Staff, Abu Jinapor, has said the Legislative Instrument that will give teeth to the Office of the Special Prosecutor has reached Parliament.
President Akufo-Addo has said so far, all allegations of corruption levelled against his appointees have been investigated by independent institutions mandated to carry out such investigations.
Transport Minister Kweku Ofori Asiamah is expected in Parliament to explain steps taken to reduce fatalities on the country’s highways following media reports of an escalation.
Samson Lardy has expressed shock at excuses given by some leading NPP MPs over their failure to pass arguably Ghana’s oldest bill, the Right to Information Bill.
Plans by Parliament to reshuffle members on the various Committees in the House have failed as Members of Parliament protest the arrangement.
The Majority Leader in Parliament 0sei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, has appealed to civil society organisations not to pressure Parliament to pass the Right to Information (RTI) Bill.
The Minority in Parliament is disputing claims by President Akufo Addo that his administration has saved the country $7 billion after it renegotiated power deals signed by the Mahama Administration.
The Office of John Mahama has resolved to respond in equal measure to any attack by Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, on the person of the former President.
A disagreement between Parliament’s Communications Committee Chairman and a member of the Committee has been resolved and the outcome of the meeting has been fruitful.
Communications minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful could face a parliamentary committee over a controversial involvement of a Chinese firm in Ghana's digital TV space.
MP for Manhyia North, Collins Owusu Amankwah, is pushing for punitive sanctions against a man who is alleged to have stolen 24 pieces of toilet rolls from Parliament.
Parliament has postponed its scheduled emergency recall from September 10 to 24, 2018.