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.
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.
Deputy Minority Leader has said, Parliament is handicapped because legislators rather take a partisan stance and not vote on issues.
The Minority in Parliament has accused the President of peddling wrong energy sector debt figures when he spoke to Ghanaians in Canada.
Parliament has condemned media reports which singled out Nigerians as masterminds of Kidnapping in Ghana.
The Majority Leader is calling for careful handling of the issue of immunity of Parliamentarians and some senior staff of the House.
An Accra High Court has for the second time, dismissed the Speaker of Parliament’s letter urging respect for MP privileges in the prosecution of Mahama Ayariga.
An Accra High Court (Finance and Economic Division 2) has given its ruling in a case involving Bawku Central Member of Parliament.
Parliament says it has taken great care to ensure that its surroundings are properly secured to avert any incident.
At least 15 MPs have been found to repeatedly abandon parliamentary duties after coming to check their names on the attendance list.
An avid constitutional law adherent has argued the Speaker of Parliament “got it wrong” in his letter asserting the privileges of the Bawku Central MP facing tax evasion charges.
Embattled Bawku Central MP has been urged to purge himself of criminal allegation rather than avoiding the court.
JoyNews has secured a copy of the Speaker of Parliament’s letter addressed to a High Court Judge, asserting the immunity of Bawku Central MP who is facing criminal prosecution.
Deputy Attorney-General, Joseph Kpemka, says henceforth, his outfit will ensure Parliamentarians are not impelled to appear in court on days that the House is sitting.
The Speaker of Parliament is hurt by the squalor and deprivation some former MPs live in despite ‘once sacrificing for the nation’.
Ghana’s political system for electing MPs has been criticized as stifling the voice of the people.
President Akufo-Addo has exalted the country’s legislature’s effort and commitment to good governance, passing the Right To Information (RTI) Bill.
Parliament has directed Energy Minister to re-negotiate government’s amended deal with AGM Petroleum for oil exploration in the Deep South West Tano oil block.
The Minority in Parliament wants the Nana Akufo-Addo government to withdraw from Parliament, a deal to surrender of 58% of its petroleum interest to a Norwegian interest, AKER Energy Ltd.
MP for Tamale Central, Inusah Fuseini, says President Akufo-Addo should not stampede the legislature into passing the Vigilantism and other related violence, Bill.
President Akufo-Addo is yet to assent to the Right to Information Law, one month after its passage late into the night.
The Speaker of Parliament has recalled the House from recess to consider some urgent businesses.
The Speaker of Parliament, Mike Ocquaye has ordered a secret ballot to determine the fate of Bono Regional Minister-designate Evelyn Kumi Richardson.
Ghanaians could be shortchanged if government proceeds with a $2bn Sinohydro project without financial assessment of whether it offers value for money, the opposition in Parliament has said.
The Minority on Parliament’s Works and Housing Committee are criticising government for failing to release funds for the dredging of major drains across in the capital, Accra.
Ayawaso West Wuogon MP Lydia Seyram Alhassan is calling for increased efforts to ensure universal access to health for all. She’s been delivering her maiden statement on the floor of the house
Minority MPs have refused to comment on a statement by Ayawaso West Wuogon MP, sticking to their decision to recognise her as valid winner of a bloody bye-election.
Okada was in parliament Thursday for the right reason that it creates jobs, facilitates transportation and must be legalised, the Minority Chief Whip has said.
President Akufo-Addo has directed an investigation into Ghana’s cyclic currency depreciation after another round of battering triggered a lamentation.
A Right to Information (RTI) campaigner has dismissed suggestions that the RTI law lacks policy credibility because it will be shepherded by the Information Ministry.
The Bono Regional Minister-designate, Evelyn Ama Kumi-Richardson, has been excluded from a list of nominees to be approved by Parliament.