The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has dismissed a plea strongly advanced by the Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu to declare the Dome-Kwabenya Parliamentary seat vacant having its occupant absented herself from more than fifteen sittings of a Meeting.
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Eradicate harmful legislative procedures and practices impeding gender equality – CPA urges member Parliaments
The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) has urged member parliaments to eradicate harmful legislative practices and procedures that impede the efforts to advance gender equality.
We need greater bilateral relations among countries to address conflicts in the world – Bagbin
The Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana, Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has said the escalating conflicts and tension across the globe today called for greater bilateral relations among countries to protect territorial integrity and democracy. He said the threats of invasion by terrorist groups such as Islamic jihadists and Boko Haram as well […]
I won’t oppose Bagbin in public – Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu clears himself
The Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has said that there is no way he, as the leader of Parliament and Government Business, will go public and oppose remarks the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, makes in the Chair when presiding over sittings.
Rejected 2022 Budget: Absolutely unconstitutional; decision not binding on Parliament – Majority Caucus
The ruling by the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, rejecting the motion for the approval of the 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the government has been described by the Majority Caucus as unconstitutional, illegal and void.
NDC demo over injustice to trigger parliamentary probe
The Parliament of Ghana is likely to direct its Committees on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and that of Defense and Interior to critically look into the demands of the youth wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) that triggered their demonstration in Accra on Tuesday, July 6, 2021.
Asiedu Nketiah, three others appointed to serve on the Parliamentary Service Board
The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, has been appointed as a member of the Parliamentary Service Board.
It’s absolutely illegal – Majority Group cries over voting rights of a deputy Speaker
The Majority Group in the Parliament of Ghana has expressed worry over the voting rights of the First Deputy Speaker who per the provisions of the Standing Orders of the House, chairs the Appointments Committee.
NPP primaries: Almost empty Parliament compels Speaker to postpone sitting
An almost empty Parliament has compelled the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Prof. Aaron Michael Oquaye, to adjourn Thursday’s sitting to Tuesday, June 23, 2020.
COVID-19: We didn’t lie about test results of 2 MPs, 13 staff – Parliament insists
The Parliament of Ghana is insisting that it did not lie about the health status of lawmakers and staff of the Parliamentary Service in relation to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The House still maintains that as at Tuesday, May 26, 2020, it has no knowledge about the test results of some MPs as well as […]