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Mr Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, Ranking Member of Health, addressing at a press conference in Parliament House

Minority asks government to formulate Covid-19 antigen policy

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The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) Caucus in Parliament has called on government to, as a matter of urgency, formulate an antigen policy and...
Betty Nana Afua Krosbi Mensah

YPF congratulates young MPs nominated for ministerial appointments

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The Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF) has congratulated young Members of Parliament (MPs) on their nomination and appointment to fill various Ministerial and Deputy Ministerial...
energy sector

Ghanaian Parliament approves Energy Sector Levies Bill, 2021

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Parliament has approved the Energy Sector Levies (Amendment) Bill, 2021 to address challenges in the energy sector and sanitation and pollution issues. The Act, which...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

NDC Executives in crunch meeting with MPs over Ablakwa’s resignation

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Party leadership is in crunch meeting with Minority Members of Parliament (MPs) over the resignation of Mr Samuel Okudzeto...
population dynamics

Let’s work together to develop Accra – Henry Quartey

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Mr Henry Quartey, the Greater Accra Regional Minister, has called on Members of Parliament (MPs) in the region to put their political leanings aside...
File photo: Ken Ofori-Atta and Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia at Parliament for the 2018 Mid-Year Budget review

We did not breach any law on Agyapa – Ofori-Atta

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister Designate for Finance, has maintained that government did not breach any law in relation to the Agyapa transaction to securitise...
Ghana Parliament

Ghanaian Parliament approves GH¢854 million for Energy Ministry

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Parliament has approved a budgetary allocation of GHS854,062,706 for the Ministry of Energy for the 2021 financial year. The breakdown for the expenditure includes Employee...
Ghanaian Parliament

Ghanaian Parliament to probe BoG and GSE over collapsed banks

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Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin has recommended the creation of a seven-member committee to investigate the Bank of Ghana (BoG) and the Ghana Stock...
Oppong Nkrumah

Government initiates plans for post COVID recovery – Oppong Nkrumah

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Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Minister of Information has revealed that the Government of Ghana is initiating measures to engineer post COVID recovery of the...
budget

Ghana’s 2021 Budget statement is “nothing but taxes galore”

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Mr Kwabena Minta Akandoh, Member of Parliament (MP) for Juaboso, has described the 2021 Budget Statement as "nothing but taxes galore”. According to him, most...
Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu

Ghana: Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu to read 2021 budget

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Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin on Thursday evening confirmed that Majority Leader and Member of Parliament (MP) for Suame will present the budget statement...
Covid Vaccine

Parliament of Ghana needs more than 6,000 doses of vaccines – Bagbin

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The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Sumana Bagbin, on Wednesday said Parliament would require not less than 6,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to...
Joseph Osei Owusu

Osei-Owusu refutes Minority’s claim of rejecting three nominees

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Mr Joseph Osei-Owusu, Chairman of Parliament’s Appointment Committee has refuted claims by Minority members of the Committee that three nominees of the President for...
Photo taken on Nov. 6, 2015 shows a view of the refurbished parliamentary office in Accra, capital of Ghana. China'S State Hualong Construction Ghana Limited handed over here on Friday the completed refurbished office structure to Ghana's parliament. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

Henry Quartey, Seth Acheampong and George Boakye faces Appointment Committee

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The Appointment Committee of Parliament would continue its hearing to consider three more of President Akufo-Addo’s nominees for ministerial roles. Mr Henry Quartey, Mr Seth...
Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko

Investment in Western Region will forestall insurgencies-Okyere-Darko

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Mr Kwabena Okyere-Darko, Minister Designate for Western Region has suggested to the Government to continue to engage the people and invest in the region...
Marine Drive project

Dr Awal pledges to accelerate Marine Drive Project

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Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, the Minister-designate for Tourism, Arts and Culture, has promised to accelerate the development of the Marine Drive Project, which he...
Cecilia Dapaah, Sanitation Minister

Ghana on course to becoming cleanest city – Cecilia Dapaah

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Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister-designate for Sanitation and Water Resources has stated that Ghana is on course to achieving its vision as the cleanest...
Ignatius Baffour Awuah

Akufo-Addo’s government created three million jobs – Baffour Awuah

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Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, Minister Designate for Employment and Labour Relations has insisted that the government of President Akufo-Addo created three million jobs at...
Madam Sarah Adwoa Sarfo

Baffour Awuah and Adwoa Sarfo faces Parliament’s Appointment Committee

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The Appointment Committee of Parliament would continue its sitting today to vet more of President Akufo-Addo’s nominees for ministerial roles. Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah and...
Kelni GVG

Kelni GVG made savings of US$1.1 million monthly – Ursula Owusu

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Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister Designate for Communications and Digitalization has revealed that the introduction of the Kelni GVG platform made a cost saving of...
Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin

Ghana: Speaker Bagbin warns COVID MPs to stay away from House

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The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Bagbin, has warned Members of Parliament (MPs) who have tested Covid-19 positive to stay away from the House...
Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin

Parliament not consulted on Council of State appointments Speaker Bagbin

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The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin has stated that the legislature has not been consulted on the President’s appointment of members of the Council...
NPP

NPP refutes Minority’s claim of not supporting relief for students

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The Majority New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Parliament has debunked claims by the Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) that it did not support the...
Mr Daniel Kwaku Botwe

NALAG congratulates Dan Botwe and other ministers-designate

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The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) has congratulated Mr Daniel Kwaku Botwe, Member of Parliament (MP) for Okere as minister-designate for...
osei kyei mensah bonsu

NPP likely to constitute majority in Parliament – Kyei Mensah-Bonsu

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Mr Osei Kyei-Menssah-Bonsu, Leader of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Caucus in Parliament, has said his side is likely to constitute the majority because...
Ras Mubarak

President Akufo-Addo’s last SONA unimpressive – Ras Mubarak

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Mr Ras Mubarak, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Kumbungu, has described President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA),...
Minority Caucus

Minority demands re-collation of results, threaten to boycott Akufo-Addo’s inauguration

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Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority Caucus in Parliament on Tuesday staged a protest march to the Electoral Commission, demanding that the EC re-collated...
Parliament

Who becomes the next Speaker of Parliament?

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Ghana’s Fourth Republican Parliament was born on January 7, 1993 when the country returned to constitutional rule after a number of military interventions. Since then,...
John Peter Amewu

Government re-negotiates PPAs on Renewable Energy – Amewu

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Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Energy, said government has taken steps to address the challenges it inherited in the Renewable Energy sector. He...
Dr Bernard Okoe Boye Deputy Health Minister

Ghana government spends US$35 million on testing for COVID-19

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The Government of Ghana has so far spent US$35 million on testing 346,990 COVID-19 suspected cases. The amount is not part of the expenditure on...