Minority walks out of Parliament in heated Founders’ Day debate

Tempers flared in Parliament Thursday as legislators debated proposed changes to Ghana’s statutory holidays.The Minority in the House is kicking against the changes in what they say is the overt attempt to rewrite the history of Ghana.

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Full Text: President Akufo-Addo’s SONA 2019

Mr Speaker, I am glad to be here with you again in this august House, the Parliament of our Republic, to perform, for the third time, the pleasant duty of fulfilling my constitutional obligation, by giving Honourable Members and the Ghanaian people a message on the state of the nation.

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Ras Mubarak defends Minority calling Lydia Alhassan ‘bloody widow’

The Kumbungu Member of Parliament, Ras Mubarak has defended the Minority caucus’ move to call the newly elected Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Lydia Seyram Alhassan, a “bloody widow” in protest of the violence that marred the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election

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RTI Bill won’t pass in 2018; Executive not ‘hungry’ enough – Sam George

Despite renewed pressure to see the Right to Information (RTI) Bill passed, the Ningo Prampram MP, Sam George, is under no illusion that his fellow MPs will rally to ensure its passage. “I’ll tell you with all seriousness; the RTI Bill will not pass this year. Take it from me as someone who sits in […]

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VIDEO: MP abandons luxury V8 for a bicycle ride to work

Ever thought of a day when a Ghanaian government official, Member of Parliament (MP) or any high ranking official of state will abandon his luxurious official vehicle fully fueled and maintained by the state and ride a bicycle to work? For many Ghanaians, that will only be a mirage. But on Tuesday morning, one MP […]

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Sam Nartey George pushes for parliamentary probe into StarTimes deal

Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram Constituency Sam Nartey George says he is going to push for an emergency meeting of the Communications Select Committee of Parliament over the latest move by the government to yield the country’s only Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) to Chinese Pay TV StarTimes. He said he will make sure the Minister […]

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Parliament won’t probe directors of collapsed banks – Finance Committee chair

 Finance Committee of Parliament will on Wednesday begin its probe into the collapse of seven indigenous banks in the country. The Chair of the Committee, Dr Asibey Yeboah said they have agreed not to invite the directors of the closed banks. According to him, representatives from the Central Bank, the Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited, KPMG, […]

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