Tag: parliament

NDC Party
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Minority issues statement on the release of the Delta Force 8

The attention of the Minority Caucus in Parliament has been drawn to a very bizarre legal development in the country, which at best can be described as a slap in the face of the administration of justice, the rule of law and the judiciary in particular in this Country. I […]

Supreme Court Ghana
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Six bribery “headquarters” in Ghana

Bribery is prevalent in Ghana.  It is a canker that permeates virtually every sector of the Ghanaian economy. Sometimes, nothing gets done without money changing hands. Here are six places in Ghana where people suspect that bribery takes place. 1. Police MTTD offices Many research findings have named the police as one […]

Prof. Mike Oquaye - Speaker of Parliament
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Televise proceedings of bribery allegation committee – CHRAJ

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has asked for the sittings of the ad hoc committee of Parliament constituted to investigate the allegation of bribery made against some Members of Parliament (MPs) to be televised. The Commissioner of CHRAJ, Mr Joseph Whittal, who made the call in […]

Ghana's Parliament leaking rain water after building's roof is ripped off
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Rains rips off roof of Parliament House

The roofing sheets of the Parliament House were ripped off Tuesday night by a rainstorm that hit parts of Accra. Graphic Online’s Musah Yahya Jafaru reported that resulted in a leakage in the chamber, forcing the Minority members to go out in the middle of deliberation of the Local Governance […]

Mr Joe Osei-Wusu and Mr Boakye Agyarko

5-Member committee probes bribery claim in Parliament

Parliament has set up a five-member ad hoc committee to investigate the allegation that each member of the Appointments Committee of Parliament (ACP) was given GH¢3,000 bribe by the then Minister designate for Energy, Mr Boakye Agyarko, to facilitate his approval. The committee is chaired by the Member of Parliament […]

Mr. Yaw Osafo Marfo, Senior Minister-designate
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Vetting of Ministers to begin on Friday

Mr. Yaw Osafo-Maafo; the Senior Minister-nominee, Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister-nominee for National Security, Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister-nominee for Finance, and Dominic Nitiwul, Minister-nominee for Defence will on Friday January 20, appear before the Appointments Committee of Parliament for vetting. Profile of the Nominees Yaw Osafo Maafo – Senior Minister Nominee Yaw Osafo-Maafo, […]

Mr Joseph Osei-Owusu - Chairman of Appointments Committee
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Appointments Committee grills first batch of Ministers designate on Friday

All eyes will be on Parliament from Friday, January 20, as the Appointments Committee begins vetting President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s nominees for ministerial positions. A timetable released by the Appointments Committee, which is chaired by the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Joseph Osei-Owusu, said the committee had set […]

Nana Adjei Ampofo
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Parliament urged not to wade into Amidu’s allegation

An Accra-based private legal practitioner, Nana Adjei Ampofo, has urged Parliament to leave Mr Martin Amidu’s allegation against the 5th and 6th Parliaments as it is, and refrain from any attempts to drag him to the Privileges Committee. He cautioned that any attempt to threaten Mr Amidu with contempt or […]

Fistfight breaks out in Kenya parliament

Fistfight breaks out in Kenya parliament

A parliament session in Kenya has descended into chaos, with rival MPs trading punches. Opposition lawmakers tried to block discussions on the introduction of manual vote-counting for next year’s presidential election. The government wants a back-up to the electronic system but the opposition says it is a way of rigging […]