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Coronavirus: Check out number of MPs permitted to sit in Chamber for proceedings

Only one-third of Members of Parliament (MPs) will be required to be in the Chamber of Parliament to take part in proceedings...

Full text: Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin’s address in Parliament

SPEECH OF THE RT. HON. ALBAN BAGBIN, SPEAKER OF THE EIGHT PARLIAMENT OF GHANA, DELIVERED AT THE FIRST SITTING OF PARLIAMENT. FRIDAY,...
Speaker of the 8th Parliament , Alban Sumana Bagbin

Bagbin to meet leadership of Parliament over chaotic inauguration

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, is scheduled to meet the leadership of the House later today. According to...
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45 incidents, scandals that rocked 7th Parliament

The life of Ghana’s 7th Parliament which started on the dawn of January 7, 2017, with the swearing-in of Prof. Mike Ocquaye...

Akufo-Addo delivers final State of the Nation Address today

President Akufo-Addo is set to deliver his last State of the Nation address for his first term in office.
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Parliament set to be dissolved on January 6

Ahead of the dissolution of the 7th Parliament on midnight of January 6, the Parliamentary Service has outlined programmes to usher in...
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Abanga appeals to Akufo-Addo to appoint Ossei-Aidooh as Speaker of Parliament

A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region, Michael Abanga has appealed to President Nana...

Ghana’s Health Minister tests positive for Coronavirus

The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, is recovering in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. Information available indicates that the...
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Parliament to test all MPs and staff for coronavirus

The Speaker of Parliament has directed all members and staff of the House to be tested for coronavirus. In...
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Covid-19: Parliament to test all MPs, staff

The Speaker of Parliament has directed all members and staff of the House to be tested for coronavirus. In...
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Speaker recalls MPs for discussions on COVID-19 tax waivers

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Michael Quaye, has recalled Members of Parliament for discussions on tax waivers for Covid-19 donations.

Audio: Parliament to get bulletproof glass curtains

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye, has hinted of government's plans to provide a bulletproof glass curtain for Members of...

Female MPs to breastfeed in Parliament

Nursing mothers, who are also Members of Parliament (MP), will be allowed to breastfeed their babies in the House. This is according...

Parliament to engage public after ‘dropping the chamber’

Parliament is set to engage Ghanaians after succumbing to pressure to drop its planned construction of a $200 million Parliamentary Chamber.
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Why Parliament’s new Chamber project was dropped

The Parliamentary Service Board says its decision to take the development of a new chamber block out of its present agenda was...
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$200m chamber not in NPP manifesto – Dep. Minister runs away from deal

Deputy Minister of Information, Pius Enam Hadzide, says the executive arm of government has not made any decision to build a new...

It’s official: Parliament drops new $200m chamber project (Audio)

Parliament will no longer go ahead with the new $200m worth 450-seat chamber proposed to be built by...
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New chamber: MPs too quick about comfort – Joyce Mogtari

Former President John Dramani Mahama’s spokesperson, Joyce Bawa Mogtari, has described a decision by the Parliamentary Service Board to construct a new...

Video: How drama in Parliament unfolded

Parliament’s sitting on Friday was anything but usual. On a regular day, it is the Majority and Minority members...

Audio: New Chamber a grand scheme by NPP to create more constituencies

General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is still at sea over plans to build a...
MP for North Tongu Constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

Audio: We haven’t approved construction of new chamber – Okudzeto Ablakwa

Member of Parliament for North Tongu constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa is shocked some of his colleagues are supporting...
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Ghanaians descend on MPs with #DropThatChamber hashtag against proposed 450-seater Parliament

Some Ghanaians have registered their displeasure at their Members of Parliament (MPs) after plans to construct a new $200 million 450-seater parliamentary...

Ghanaians should forgive one another – Bagbin

Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament has spoken through his grief over the loss of young brother saying death has...

World Cup 2018: Kenya outrage at MPs’ trip

Kenyans have reacted furiously to news that 20 MPs have travelled to watch the World Cup at the taxpayers' expense. They are watching four games,...

Double salary saga: Ex-Ministers’ accounts revealed

The bank accounts of all the former ministers in the erstwhile John Dramani Mahama’s National Democratic Congress (NDC) government – who have been caught...

Witch-hunting crusaders admitted to taking double salaries- Majority Leader

Some ex-government officials who have been loud in public with accusations of political witch hunting over the recent double salary allegations have privately admitted...

Martin Amidu writes to his friends and well-wishers ahead of vetting

Nominee for Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has told friends and well-wishers inundating him with calls to be at his vetting on Tuesday that “only...

Security Personnel in parliament are not Invincible Forces – Majority Leader

AT A GLANCE:  Majority Leader of Parliament insists personnel for parliament's security are not members of the Invincible Forces Minority NDC insists on background...

Alban Bagbin touts Parliament’s progress

Second Deputy Speaker of Ghana's Parliament Alban Bagbin has expressed his satisfaction with the achievements of the august House. According to him, Ghana’s Parliament has...

Ghana set to attract investors at ITU World Telecom 2017

The Ministry of Communications (MOC) is leading a strategically selected delegation of local ICT players to this year's ITU Telecom World Conference to showcase...

MPs asked to place national interest above partisanship interest

Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, the Speaker of Parliament, has called on Members of Parliament (MP) to place national interest above every other considerations. According to...

Parliament gives 15% pay rise to staff

Parliament has announced a 15 percent salary increment for all its staff. The decision was taken by the Parliamentary Service Board, and announced by the...

No offices for 23 MPs

The majority leader in parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has told Members of Parliament (MPs) that the leadership of parliament has put in place effective arrangements...

British High Commission throws out MP’s request for withdrawal of visa fraud allegation

The British High Commission has rejected a request by the former Asunafo South Member of Parliament, George Boakye, for a withdrawal of visa fraud...
Education Minister Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum

Did Adutwum cook up report on $1.2m Galop project?

It has emerged that the Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, presented what is suspected to be a fictitious report supposedly...

EC to appoint special officers to collate 2024 election results

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana has hinted at appointing special officers who will help collate the 2024 election results.

Abyna-Ansaa Adjei takes on Kwesi Pratt over J.B. Danquah

Dear Mr Pratt: RE: FOUNDERS DAY DIATRIBE ON DR. J.B. DANQUAH Last Thursday, in a submission...

Appointed Time Printing Ltd set to deliver textbooks to schools

A private commercial and security printing house, Appointed Time Printing Limited, has disclosed that all is set to deliver the 800,000 school...
Member of Parliament for Dome Kwabenya Constituency, Mrs Sarah Adwoa Sarfo

EC finally speaks on Adwoa Safo’s seat

The Electoral Commission (EC) has debunked arguments that it has the mandate to proceed with a by- election in the Dome-Kwabenya Constituency...