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Parliament approves fees for ‘access’ to information

Parliament has passed the law spelling out the various fees to be paid by persons seeking Information under the Right to Information...

Queen Elizabeth II fostered greater unification – Speaker of Parliament

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has eulogised the late Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (UK) for using...

Kyei Mensah, Joe Wise and other leaders of Parliament who failed to declare their...

On May 25, 2022, the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, had a word of caution for Ghana’s lawmakers.

Bagbin elected President of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, is the new President of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association International (CPA).
Education Minister Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum

Parliament to probe Adutwum

When the Parliament of Ghana returns from recess in October 2022, one of the major tasks it would be called upon to...

Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu elected Vice Chairman of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association [Photos]

The Majority Leader of Ghana’s Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has been elected as the Vice Chairman of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.

Parliament was not transparent in passing Narcotics Control Commission Act – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court says Parliament did not act transparently in the passage of the Narcotics Control Commission Act. 

My removal as Gender Minister will help me focus on my parliamentary duties –...

Weeks after the termination of her appointment as Gender Minister, Sarah Adwoa Safo, has communicated her acceptance. The Dome-Kwabenya...

Parliament pays tribute to former MP

Parliament has paid glowing tribute to the memory of the late former Member of Parliament (MP) for the then Obuasi constituency in...

Parliamentary committee to push for tax waivers for local printers

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Education has promised to make a strong case for the removal of import duties on raw materials...

Iraq protest: Protesters storm parliament

Hundreds of protesters have breached a high-security zone in Baghdad and broken into Iraq's parliament building. The supporters of...
Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu

Parliament approves €135m for construction of Suame Interchange

Parliament has approved a €135 million facility to finance the design and construction of phase 1 of the Suame Interchange and ancillary...

BoG has printed ¢22b without parliamentary approval – Ato Forson alleges

Former Deputy Finance Minister, Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson has accused the government of encouraging the Bank of Ghana to print an amount of GH¢22...

Trained nurses storm Parliament to demand urgent employment

Some aggrieved trained nurses have picketed at the Parliament House ahead of the presentation of the 2022 Mid-year budget review by Finance...

Parliament approves $750 million loan

Parliament has approved a $750 million loan requested by the Finance Ministry. This was after the Chairman of the...

State loses GH¢27bn to tax exemptions – Finance Minister confirms in Parliament

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has confirmed that the country lost about GH¢27 billion to tax exemptions granted some businesses between...
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Payments at govt agencies to go up as Parliament passes Fees and Charges Bill

Parliament has passed the Fees and Charges (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill, 2022, to provide for an annual adjustment of fees being charged by...

Speaker tasks 5 committees of Parliament to investigate concerns of school feeding caterers

Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has tasked 5 committees of Parliament to investigate the concerns of school feeding caterers.

Stephen Ntim makes pledge to NPP MPs in parliament

Stephen Ayesu Ntim, arguably the lead candidate for the chairmanship slot in the upcoming national executives' election of the New Patriotic Party...
Dr Bawumia

IMF team to engage Bawumia, Parliament today

The visiting team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to engage Vice President Dr Mahamadu Bawumia today (July 12), as...

Ken Ofori-Atta to face parliament again on July 13

The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, is programmed to present the mid-year budget review to Parliament on 13th July 2022.
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Parliament sends strong message to Ghanaians over recent cyber fraud

Members of Parliament (MPs) have told Ghanaians they don't offer jobs or charge fees on social media. This is...

Parliament orders withdrawal of soldiers used for installation of Krobo prepaid meters

Parliament has directed the Defence Minister to immediately withdraw the military personnel assisting the installation of prepaid meters at Lower Manya Krobo...

Parliament approves €74.15m for Tarkwa water project

Parliament has approved a loan of €74.15 million to finance the Tarkwa Water Supply Project in the Western Region.
Andre Ayew and spokesperson, Fiifi Tackie

Andre Ayew appears in Parliament over 2021 AFCON performance

Andre Ayew has finally appeared before Parliament’s Select Committee on Youth and Sports to answer questions over the country's poor performance at...

Full text: Finance Minister’s statement to Parliament on government’s Covid-19 expenditure in 2020

Mr Speaker, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. This moment has marked a defining moment...

Ofori-Atta to answer 16 questions in Parliament on Wednesday

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has been summoned to appear before Parliament on Wednesday, June 22. He was rescheduled...

Group charges Parliament to pass Affirmative Action Bill to reduce gender bias

A group called the Affirmative Action Bill Coalition has made a strong case for Parliament to pass the Affirmative Action Bill into...

Islamic SHS protest: Heads must roll at Urban Roads – Parliament’s fact-finding committee

Parliament’s Defence, Interior and National Security Committee has faulted the Urban Roads Department for failing to act on a request by authorities...

Islamic SHS teacher alleged to have suffered police brutality to meet Parliament’s Defense and...

A 40-year-old teacher has been recounting how he was battered by crowd-control police detailed to maintain law and order during a protest...
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Parliament’s Roads and Transport Committee to summon Transport Ministry, GACL over X’mas trees saga

The Roads and Transport Committee of Parliament is in the process of summoning the Transport Ministry and the Ghana Airports Company Limited...

Parliament to invite IGP over recent police brutalities on civilians

Member on the Defence and Interior Committee in Parliament, Kofi Adams, has said Parliament may invite Inspector-General of Police, Dr George Akuffo...

Islamic SHS chaos: Parliament, Police can’t investigate same time – Annoh Dompreh

The Majority Chief Whip, Frank Annoh-Dompreh, has told Parliament that the legislature and the Ghana Police Service cannot at the same time...

Bagbin orders parliamentary probe into Islamic SHS, Police clash

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has directed a fact-finding Committee to furnish the House with circumstances that led to a clash...

4 MPs invited to UK Parliament over controversial Anti-LGBTQ Bill

The United Kingdom (UK) Parliament has invited members of Parliament’s Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee to a three-day meeting to discuss the...

Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill in Parliament senseless – Kofi Akpaloo

JoyNews/AdomNews · Kofi Akpaloo against LGBTQI+ Bill in Parliament Founder of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) has lampooned...

Parliament to probe death of woman over ‘negligence’ by Ambulance Service

Parliament has constituted a six-member bi-partisan committee to probe the death of Augustina Awortwe, who died in an ambulance while being transported...

Checkout Adwoa Safo’s new Committee in Parliament

The Majority in Parliament has dropped its Dome-Kwabenya MP, from the Environment, Science and Technology Committee. Ms. Sarah Adwoa...
Samuel Abu Jinapor

Parliament summons Lands Minister

The Lands and Forestry Committee of Parliament has summoned the sector Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor, over the return of state lands to some...

Parliament to probe death of new mother over possible negligence by Ambulance Service

Parliament has set up a bipartisan committee to probe circumstances that led to the death of a pregnant woman in an ambulance...