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Parliament approves 12 Deputy Ministers; 3 others pending

Parliament has approved the nomination of 12 Deputy Ministers nominated by President Nana Akufo-Addo, while three of them are still pending.

Parliament adjourns approval of 12 Deputy Minister nominees

Parliament on Thursday pulled breaks on the processes to approve the nominations of 12 Deputy Minister nominees. This was...
MP for North Tongu Constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

Ablakwa’s question on Akufo-Addo’s travel expenses ‘disappears’ from Parliament’s agenda

Minority spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa’s urgent question demanding accountability of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s travels in May was conspicuously missing...

Check out the 12 Ministerial and Deputy Ministerial nominees approved by Parliament

Parliament has, by consensus, approved 12 of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s 40 nominees for Ministerial and Deputy Ministerial Appointments who have...

Parliament approves Adu-Boahen, 11 other Deputy Ministers

Parliament has approved the nomination of a Minister of State and 11 deputy minister designates which was by consensus as recommended by...

Telenovelas corrupting our women – Speaker of Parliament

Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has cautioned Ghanaians against indiscriminate patronage of foreign telenovelas. According to him, these telenovelas...

Speaker of Parliament pledges commitment to prioritise UN SDG goals

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has re-affirmed the commitment of the 8th Parliament to prioritise issues of the United Nations (UN)...

Parliament moves to ascertain allegation of dust pollution against cement factory in Weija

The Parliament Select Committee on Environment Science and Technology has paid a working visit to Panbros Salt Industries and Empire Cement, a...

BoG declines Parliament’s invitation over revocation of banking licenses

The Bank of Ghana has declined an invitation to appear before Parliament to assist it with investigations over the revocation of the...

National Standards Assessment Test and an encounter with a Parliamentarian

On a normal day, I would not be writing about an educational policy that is clear in terms of its intended objectives...

Parliamentary Health Committee impressed with Covid-19 testing processes at KIA

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Health has expressed satisfaction with procedures and facilities provided by Frontiers Healthcare Services, in collaboration with Ghana...

COVID-19: MP tests positive in Parliament

JoyNews/AdomNews · Parliament to roll out fresh measures to protect MPs from Covid–19 A Member of Parliament has reportedly...

Parliament summons 4 ministers

Parliament has summoned four Ministers of State to appear before the House to answer urgent questions on various developmental issues posed by...

Denmark envoy calls on Speaker of Parliament

The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban S. K. Bagbin, will address a ceremony to mark 60 years of diplomatic relations between...

MP kicked out of parliament for wearing tight trousers

A Tanzanian female Member of Parliament (MP), Condester Sichwale, was on Tuesday, June 1, thrown out of the parliament by the Speaker...

Lab Technicians’ strike: Parliament summons Health Minister

Parliament’s Health Committee has summoned the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu and the National Labour Commission (NLC), over a strike action by the...

I’ll kill you – MP threatens colleague as fight breaks out in Pan-African Parliament

Tempers flared again at the Pan-African Parliament sitting in Midrand on Monday with members halting the scheduled elections, complaining that they felt...

NPP requests Tamale High Court to order inspection of collated parliamentary results for Savelugu

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is praying the Tamale High Court to grant a request for the Electoral Commission to provide them...

Parliament to summon Defence Minister over ‘£15,000 an hour Akufo-Addo aircraft’

Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, is to appear before Parliament to answer an urgent question on government’s decision to allegedly spend £15,000 an...

Majority Leader ‘clashes’ with Haruna Iddrisu in Parliament

The Majority Leader, Osei-Kyei Mensah-Bonsu 'clashed' with the Minority Leader over which political party has the competent men to steer the affairs...

Former Independent Parliamentary candidate rejoins NDC

Former Independent Parliamentary Candidate for the Tema East Constituency in Election 2016, Theophilus Nii Ankamah Densu-Tetteh, has rejoined the National Democratic Congress...

Communications Ministry holds retreat with parliamentary select committee

The Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation (MoCD) has begun a two-day retreat for the Parliamentary Select Committee on Communication.

From prison to Parliament: Opposition lawmaker narrates her ordeal

Opposition lawmaker Nusrat Hanje has opened up about her ordeals in prison where she stayed for over four months before being released.

I will resign from Parliament if… – Sam George

Ningo Prampram Member of Parliament (MP), Sam George, has said he will resign from Parliament should anyone prove that he ever promised...

Parliament resumes sitting on this date…

The eighth Parliament is expected to reconvene on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at 10:am for the commencement of the second meeting for...

Deputy Clerk of Parliament laid to rest [Photos]

Deputy Clerk to Parliament in charge of Legislative Management, Robert Ageya Apodolla, has been laid to rest. Mr Apodolla died on...

Bagbin raises concern over security in parliament

Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has expressed concern about what he describes as poor security setup in the chamber.

Parliament to hold requiem mass for late Deputy Clerk

Parliament is set to hold a requiem mass for the late Deputy Clerk to Parliament in charge of Legislative Management, Robert Ageya...
Speaker of the 8th Parliament , Alban Sumana Bagbin

You earn salary for doing nothing – Speaker attacks section of Parliamentary Service staff

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Kingsford Bagbin says a significant number of the Parliamentary Service staff earn salary every month for doing...

Parliament to pass bill to create database for cows, goats

Nigeria's Senate is considering a bill that will create a database for cows and goats. The bill for...
Speaker of the 8th Parliament , Alban Sumana Bagbin

Be patient with Parliament – Bagbin

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has appealed to the people of Upper West Region to exercise patience and have...

Why Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu is unhappy about Asiedu Nketia’s appointment in Parliament

Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, says he is unhappy with the appointment of the National Democratic Congress...
Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin

Australian High Commission visits Speaker of Parliament over LGBTQ [Photo]

Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, says Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) practice is an abomination to Ghanaian culture and...

NDC to change parliamentary leadership

General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Asiedu Nketia, has announced plans are underway to change the party's parliamentary leadership.

Parliament approves 2021 appropriation bill

Parliament has passed the Appropriation Bill 2021 to give government the green light to spend to the sum of GhC 129 billion.

Asiedu Nketia breaks silence on parliamentary board appointment

General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has descended heavily on those against his appointment to the Parliamentary Service...

Allotey Jacobs reacts to Asiedu Nketia’s Parliamentary Service Board appointment [Audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · Allotey Jacobs reacts to Asiedu Nketia’s Parliamentary Service Board appointment Social Commentator, Bernard Allotey Jacobs, has reacted...
Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Bagbin

Speaker could order Health Minister’s arrest if he ‘snubs’ Parliament

The Executive Director of the African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs, Dr Rasheed Draman, says the Speaker of Parliament could cause the arrest of the...
Johnson Asiedu Nketia

Asiedu Nketia appointed to serve on Parliamentary Board

The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has been appointed to serve on the Parliamentary...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta presents 2019 Budget

Parliament approves Ken Ofori-Atta as Finance Minister

Parliament has approved Ken Ofori-Atta as Finance Minister following a recommendation by the Appointments Committee. The conclusion was reached...