"Tired", "frustrated" MPs fume over record 13hrs sitting  

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.

‘Leave us alone to work on RTI Bill' – Speaker to public, CSOs

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 gives gov't green light to spend over ¢78bn for 2019

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.

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Video: Heated exchanges as Minister confronts Okudzeto over $12m inflated purchase

Heated exchanges were recorded in Parliament involving Foreign minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchway over malfeasance claims by the Minority.

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August 4 soon to be Public Holiday if...

Government is seeking an amendment to the Public Holidays Act that will make August 4 a Founders’ Day public holiday.

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Controversy brewing: Minority takes issue with GHS100m contract to a 1-yr-old firm

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.

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Increase Parliamentary seats from 275 to 300 - Haruna Iddrisu

The Minority Leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu is calling for an increase in the number of parliamentarians from 275 to 300.

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GH¢240m approved for Sanitation Ministry

Parliament has approved GH¢246,966,071 being the budget estimates for the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources for the 2019 Financial Year.

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Bawumia promises passage of RTI bill in 2019

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.

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Amewu withdraws Ameri agreement; submits renegotiated deal

Government has withdrawn the controversial Ameri deal brought to Parliament by former Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko.

Posted: 2 months ago   Views: 9792
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Drone healthcare: Ato Forson accuses Bawumia of fraud

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.

Posted: 2 months ago   Views: 9574
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Minority wants Special Initiative Ministry scrapped

The Minority in Parliament is demanding a collapse of the Ministry of Special Development Initiative.

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MP brings firewood to parliament over failed rural electrification promise

An opposition MP brandished firewood in parliament to dramatize the failure of government to provide electricity in her Kpando constituency in the Volta region.

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