Parliament needs punitive measure to check MPs absenteeism - Odekro

A principal lead with Odekro, a research company focused on Parliament, says punitive measures are needed to curb the phenomenon of absenteeism among MPs.

Video: Only 15 MPs show up in parliament

Only 15 of the 275 Members of Parliament were present on the floor when sitting commenced Thursday.

Long hours of parliamentary sittings health risk–Muntaka

Alhaji Mubarak Muntaka has raised concerns for Members of Parliament (MPs) over the practice where legislation from the Executive are brought to the House in the last week of sitting before it rises.

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Posted: 12 days ago   Views: 5246
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It’s official! Jan 7, Aug 4 now public holidays

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CDD has faulted the thinking that went into the estimated GH¢750 million as the cost for the implementation of the RTI Bill.

Posted: 26 days ago   Views: 5484
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RTI Bill implementation to cost ¢750m

​​​​​​​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.

Posted: 27 days ago   Views: 7018
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'We can't find NDC MPs who held 'bloody widow' placards' - Parliament

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.

Posted: 1 month ago   Views: 23574
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Parliament summons Interior Minister over recent children assaults

Parliament has summoned the Interior Minister Ambrose Derry over the recent physical assault of children.

Posted: 1 month ago   Views: 5350
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Suhuyini accuses Speaker of unfair treatment

Tamale North Member of Parliament, Alhassan Suhuyini is accusing Speaker Prof. Mike Ocquaye of unfair treatment.

Posted: 1 month ago   Views: 9833
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Go and sin no more! – Speaker reprimands Kennedy Agyapong

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.

Posted: 1 month ago   Views: 12908
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Parliament pussyfooting over recommendation to suspend, reprimand MP

Parliament for the second time failed to approve recommendations that Assin Central legislator, Kennedy Agyapong, must be suspended or reprimanded.

Posted: 1 month ago   Views: 7281
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Hot Video: NDC MPs walk out of Lydia Alhassan swearing in

Minority NDC MPs boycotted the swearing in of Lydia Alhassan as MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon on Tuesday. 

Posted: 2 months ago   Views: 8504
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