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China has a high number of female deputies

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The ratio of female deputies in China’s new top legislature reached a record high of 24.9%. 742 of the newly elected 2,980 deputies for the...
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Top Chinese Legislature to carry on with US Congress Exchange

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The National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, will continue exchanges with the U.S. Congress this year to boost communication and understanding, Fu Ying,...
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CHRAJ Asked To Investigate Vetting Committee Bribery Allegation

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A group calling itself the Movement for Development of Ghana has called on the Legislature and the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice...
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Parliament Refusal To Pass RTI Bill Is A Big Lost To Ghana

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The age-long Right to Information (RTI) Bill, which has been described by many as the oldest Bill in Parliament, suffered a major defeat when...

Ghana’s 7th Parliament Must Work at Restoring Citizens Confidence through a Reliable Legislature

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I write to congratulate the Rt. Hon. Speaker and members of the 7th Parliament under the Fourth Republican Constitution for their election and assumption...
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Top legislature reviews draft interpretation to HK Basic Law

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China's top legislature on Saturday deliberated a draft interpretation to Article 104 of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR). The...
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Legalize Paralegals to ease pressure on the justice system

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The discussion sought to increase knowledge of stakeholders like Ministry of Interior, Judiciary, Legislature, Attorney General’s (AG) Department, Legal Aid-Scheme, Ghana Police Service and...
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CDD Ghana urges Parliament to publicize telecoms bill before passage

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A statement released here late Thursday and signed by Communications Officer Mina Okuru said the public was not given adequate time to make their...
Members of the Parliamentary Press Corps on an assignment at Parliament House.

Ghana: Journalists deserve better pay – Lawyer

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Lawyer Dr. Nana Oppong has said that, the media play significant role in every state, and this cannot be over emphasised, because the contribution...
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Mining communities slam Parliament on legislative move

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According to them, they are mostly affected and suffered the devastating consequences of commercial mining, noting that Parliament had failed them for not collecting...
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Time for Martin Amidu and Anas to Smoke Peace Pipe

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Their mudslinging will not help but rather defeat the end objective of clamping the wings of that President John Mahama’s most adored and powerful...
President John Dramani Mahama

Mahama Addresses Conference

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He said although Members of Parliament play significant roles in the formulation of laws to deepen democracy, the public mostly reduced them to a...
PARLIAMENT

Parliament resumes sitting after short break

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It was the second of the 32-day third meeting of the third session of the sixth Parliament of the Republic of Ghana. However, the day,...
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Parliament resumes from long break

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The long break afforded the legislators the opportunity to connect with their constituents and to evaluate their programmes and processes. It also enabled them to...
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Transparency in justice cites aliens in election petition case

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In section 36 sub-section (1) of the 1999 constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria (As Amended), the authors of our constitution considered the...
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Kwame Nkrumah eulogised by Nnamdi Azikiwe

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SOME FACTS Nnamdi Azikiwe was the second and last Governor-General of Nigeria, serving in that capacity from 1960 to 1963. He also served as the...
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Entire Ghanaian system is corrupt

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I don?t know that the suspension of the 34 judges and magistrates caught on audio- and videotapes collecting bribes by investigative reporter Anas Aremeyaw...
Speaker of Ghana?s Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho

Speaker Doe Adjaho Popularity Drops To Its Lowest?

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?His Driver Most Powerful after Him? Rt. Hon Edward Korbly Doe Adjaho may go down in the history of Ghana?s legislature as the most disliked...

Investigate 2014 World Cup in Brazil-Minority

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The Minority in Parliament on Wednesday filed a motion seeking Parliament to institute a bipartisan committee of enquiry to investigate events surrounding Ghana?s preparation...

A Better Anambra State Is A Collective Responsibility

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Awka:?The new Governor of Anambra State Chief Willie Obiano today in Awka gave an indication of his agenda for the State Legislature when he...

GSDP loan approved by legislature

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Parliament has approved an agreement between the government and the International Development Association (IDA) for a $30 million loan and a $10 million grant...

2014:Big Year for Equality Louisiana in the Legislature

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Micah Caswell Recently House Bill 12 which aims to remove portions of Louisiana?s ?crimes against nature? statute has been a focus in local media, but...
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New budget research office to take care of Zamfara assembly’s budget regulations

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The Zamfara State House of Assembly on Friday said it would establish Civil Society and Budget Research Offices to ensure effective legislation.The Clerk...

Parliament to intensify it’s watchdog role

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Parliament has assured its watchdog role will be intensified to stop government from spending beyond the estimates in the 2014 Budget. The House on Thursday...

Parliament Turndown Fiscal Stabilisation Levy Bill

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Parliament has rejected the National Fiscal Stabilisation Levy (Amendment) Bill placed before it by the Minister of Finance on November 28, 2013. The House adopted...

Why Samuelson Was Removed As Chief Press Sec, Imo Legislature

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Why Uwajumogu Removed Samuelson ?Says Ahaneku-My attention has been drawn to a publication in Nigerian HornNewspapers dated 11th December 2013 with the above headline.As...

Corruption of Ghana?s Legislature: Real or perception?

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By Peter M. Dzidza July 29, 2013 Transparency International, a highly reputable watchdog organisation on the public purse, released its annual report on corruption in Ghana...

Corruption of Ghana?s Legislature: Real or perception?

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Transparency International, a highly reputable watchdog organisation on the public purse, released its annual report on corruption in Ghana on Tuesday, 9th July, 2013,...

How Should Summons Be Served On MPs?

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Parliament, the legislative arm of the state, and the Judiciary, the justice system of the state are in a tussle over how summons of...

Katsina State legislature threatened with court action

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...for allegedly suspending member The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in Katsina State, has threatened to sue the state House of Assembly for ``illegal suspension''...