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.
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.
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.