The Inter-party Resistance Against the New Voter’s Register has said it will proceed with a series of mass actions against EC's decision to compile a new register.
James Avedzi says Effutu MP Afenyo Markin is an absentee committee member who has no right to criticize the committee’s decision to cause the arrest of some finance officers.
The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament on Tuesday warned that it would subpoena persons who refuse to honour its invitation to answer infractions on the audited accounts of state entities, and cause the arrest of witnesses who lie to the committee.
The Minority in Ghana’s Parliament staged a walkout Saturday during a special sitting to approve the 2020 budget estimates of the Electoral Commission of Ghana.
Faulty microphones on Saturday morning forced the suspension of parliamentary proceedings after a short sitting.
Chairman of Parliament’s Appointments Committee, Joseph Osei-Owusu, has hit back at Minority over claims of rushing approval of Chief Justice nominee.
The Minority in Parliament is demanding the immediate withdrawal of the 100 per cent increase imposed on BOST margins on petroleum prices.
Parliament has approved a 64 million euro credit facility for the construction of the second phase of the Kumasi Airport.
Mr Speaker, corruption is very often attributed to governmental organizations and I believe this to be because public resources are managed by government.
Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta’s request for ¢15.6 billion to support the financial sector has been approved by President Nana Akufo-Addo.
Former President John Dramani Mahama has accused the Akufo-Addo government of misappropriating the Zongo Development Funds.
The December 17 Referendum is officially off the books as Parliament okays the withdrawal of the Constitutional Instrument by the Attorney-General, Gloria Akuffo.
Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye has accused the United Kingdom’s High Commission in Ghana and its former head of mission, Jon Benjamin, of the smear campaign against the institution of Parliament.
Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye, has challenged government to draft a comprehensive affirmative action bill that will achieve the needed result when passed into law.
Parliament has resumed sitting after it was suspended for an hour due to lack of a quorum, JoyNews’ Kwesi Parker Wilson reports from the House.
Members of the opposition NDC will be voting ‘No’ in the upcoming December 17, referendum. Minority Leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrissu, has disclosed.
Member of Parliament for the Tamale North constituency fears Ghana will return to its old days of “culture of silence” as he cautions government on what he describes as an attempt to compromise the right of free speech in the country.
Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, has said that parliamentarians are ready to forfeit Security Allowances should the state provide them with security.
Leadership of Parliament has renewed calls for MPs to be given police protection at their homes.
Government has called its $600m stimulus package to cocoa farmers good news, but the Minority is incensed the loan is most likely to be dissipated in misplaced and expensive initiatives.
Minority leader in Parliament Haruna Iddrisu has stated that attempts to suicide is a crime and calls against decriminalizing the act should not be heeded to.
The Speaker of Parliament Prof Aaron Mike Oquaye on Thursday blocked the MP for Lambushi, Edmund Derry’s attempts at getting a breakdown of the cost of government’s One-Village One-Dam projects.
Fisheries Minister, Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye has rendered an unqualified apology to Parliament for her absence last Thursday.
A female Parliamentarian has called on men who like sucking women’s breast to alert those women of any unusual discharge from their breasts so that they could seek immediate medical attention.
Speaker of Parliament Professor Mike Aaron Oquaye has threatened to deny parliamentary committee members future travel opportunities for failure to present the house with reports on previous travel opportunities.
The Minority in Parliament has announced, plans to summon the Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta to the Chamber to answer questions surrounding the cancellation of the PDS contract.
Parliament has denied allegations by the Special Prosecutor, Martin Alamisi Amidu, that it is throwing a spanner in his works in prosecuting former Sports Minister, Mahama Ayariga.
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 Minority in Parliament has served notice it will soon summon the Health Minister before the House, to demand answers on why the government had abandoned works on some hospital projects in the Ashanti region.
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.