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Tanzania acquires three more planes for national carrier

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Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said on Tuesday the government has purchased three more planes for the national carrier Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL),...
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Uganda maintains night curfew to contain COVID-19 spread

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Ugandan Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda on Tuesday said a night curfew imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19 will be maintained despite pressure from...
Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin

Be patience with Parliament – Bagbin

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Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament has appealed to the people of Upper West Region to exercise patience and have trust...
Mr Alban Bagbin flanked by his wife and other high ranking government officials and Party Executives.

Parliament under my leadership will not shirk its responsibilities – Bagbin

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Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the Speaker of Parliament, has assured Ghanaians that Parliament under his leadership will not shirk its responsibilities. He said he...
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)

CHRAJ urges Ghanaian Parliament to pass Affirmative Action Bill into law

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Mr Abdul-Rauf Alhassan, the Jirapa Municipal Director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has appealed to Parliament to expedite action...
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House of Chiefs implores parliament to prioritise national interest

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The National House of Chiefs, has called on Parliament to prioritise issues of national interest at all times as representatives of the people. They should...
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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...
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Speaker Bagbin: It’s lawful for parliament to investigate UniBank and UTBank

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Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin, before the House rose on Tuesday night, justified his direction, and the setting up of a parliamentary committee to...
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Mining communities unhappy about utilisation of mining revenue

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Despite the huge revenue generated in the mining sector, many mining communities in the country remain under-developed. In 2016, Parliament...
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Nine Ugandan drivers killed in South Sudan

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At least nine Ugandan drivers have been killed in deadly road ambushes in neighboring South Sudan, a top Ugandan government official said here Tuesday. Kania...
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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...
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Capping estimates for Ghana’s Parliament and Judiciary potentially unlawful – Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has agreed that it would be potentially unlawful for the executive to unilaterally reduce the 2021 budget estimates for...
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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...
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PNC congratulates Parliament on approving 2021 Budget

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The People’s National Convention (PNC) on Tuesday commended Parliament for approving the 2021 budget after an extensive debate. “We believe that democracy has won,”...
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Speaker: Executive can’t impose ceiling on Judiciary and Parliament

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The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Kingsford Bagbin, Tuesday reacted again to the capping of the 2021 budget estimates of the House, saying “it’s...
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Parliament holds post 2021 budget workshop for members

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Parliament on Sunday commenced a post-2021 budget workshop for members of the House in Ho, the Volta Regional Capital. The workshop will equip...
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Composition of Parliament demands consensus building – Minority Leader

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Mr Haruna Iddrisu, the Minority Leader, said the composition of the current Parliament demands consensus building, regarding business in the House, to ensure good...
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Over 8,200 candidates registered for upcoming Ethiopia national elections

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More than 8,200 candidates have registered for the upcoming sixth Ethiopia general elections, the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) announced on Thursday. The...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and New Ministers

Ensure peace, law and order in Ghana – President urges ministers

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday swore into office 16 regional Ministers vetted and approved by Parliament. He entreated them to ensure peace,...
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Parliament of Ghana approves 16 Regional Ministers

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Parliament on Thursday unanimously approved 16 Regional Ministers, recommended by the Appointments Committee of the House after their vetting. President Nana Addo...
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Ato Coleman lauds President’s State of the Nation Address

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Mr Casely Ato Coleman, Senior Global HR Practitioner, has lauded the 2021 State of the Nation Address (SONA) by the President Nana Addo Dankwa...
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Parliament begins debate on 2021 SONA

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Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin at the beginning of the debate on the 2021 message on the State of the Nation on Wednesday, cautioned...
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GGAGG petitions Parliament, three anti-corruption agencies to investigate GCB Board

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The Good Governance Advocacy Group, Ghana (GGAGG), has petitioned Parliament and three state anti-corruption agencies to investigate the conduct of the GCB Bank Ghana...
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Prioritise laying of Affirmative Action Bill before Parliament – CDD

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In commemoration of International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021, the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), has urged the Government to prioritise the laying of...
Ghana Parliament

Lawyer Advises NDC Parliamentarians to apologize to Supporters

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In the current NDC internal melee, where supporters and some in leadership are accusing the party's Members of Parliament of having betrayed the supporters...
United Nations

UN lauds Somali women for peace contribution and anti-COVID-19 efforts

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The United Nations on Monday lauded Somali women for their huge contributions to peace and development as well as being on the frontlines to...
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Ghana’s President swears in 28 new ministers

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn into office 28 Ministers ,vetted and approved by Parliament. He charged them to provide leadership that...
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Parliament approves 16 more Ministers Designate

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Parliament has approved the nomination of 16 more Ministers Designate recommended by the Appointments Committee by consensus to the plenary after their vetting recently. The...
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...
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)

Parliament rolls out plan for vaccination soon

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Parliament on Tuesday resumed for business from a three-week shutdown over upsurge for Covid-19 cases, and would soon announce a roll out plan of...