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Minority summons minister over floods

The Minority in Parliament has invited the Minister of Works and Housing to brief the House on the steps the Ministry was taking to reduce the impact of floods in Accra. According to the Minority, the recent rains in Accra, “if it is anything to go by, should be a …

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Minority chastises government over corruption

The Minority NDC in Parliament has slammed the Akufo-Addo-led government for the lack of commitment to fight corruption in the country. According to them, the latest Corruption Perception Index released by the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) vindicates the NDC’s position that there is corruption in the NPP’s government. Alhaji A.B.A …

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Don’t make incessant monetary demands on public officials – Minister

Mr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, the Minister of Information, has urged Ghanaians to aid the fight against corruption by ending the persistent requests for unrealistic financial assistance from public officials. The Minister also encouraged his colleagues to firmly but politely turn down such requests, which could drive them into corruption by explaining …

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Parliament endorses Martin Amidu as Special Prosecutor

Parliament, by consensus on Tuesday approved Mr Martin Amidu, President Nana Akufo Addo’s nominee as Special Prosecutor, to head the soon to be created Office of Special Prosecutor to address public office corruption. The Majority Side of the House, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) shouted a resounding ”aye” at the …

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President Akufo-Addo’s 2020 victory will be mega – Aidooh

Mr Abraham Ossei Aidooh, a former Majority Leader and Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, has stated that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo’s government has so far performed very well to the satisfaction of Ghanaians and the international community.  This, he said would inform the decision of the masses to vote …

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CPP commends Ghana for mediation efforts in Togo

The Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) on Monday commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for providing sub-regional leadership to mediate in the protracted social-political unrest in Togo. President Nana Akufo-Addo is currently in Togo to hold talks with all relevant stakeholders including; President Faure Gnassingbe, leaders of the main Opposition Political …

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NDC supports the creation of new regions – MP

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is strongly behind the Government for the proposed creation of the six additional regions in the country, Alhaji Collins Dauda, a Member of Parliament for Asutifi South, has said. He, therefore, appealed to Ghanaians, particularly the NDC faithful, to support the constitutional processes for the creation of the …

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Ghanaians must honour Alban Bagbin- Torgbui Datsomor

Torgbui Datsomor Adelashie II, a prominent Anlo Chief based in Tema, has appealed to Ghanaians to honour Mr Alban S.K Bagbin, the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament and MP for Nadowli for being the longest serving parliamentarian. “The brilliant chap, who performed excellently well as Minority Leader and Majority Leader …

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Parliament amends Special Petroleum Tax

Parliament has passed the Special Petroleum Tax amendments bill 2018 to reduce the levy from 15 to 13 per cent. It is expected that fuel prices would decline by 70 pesewas following the revision of the tax. This means a consumer would be paying about GH¢4.50 pesewas for a litre …

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Amidu could be one of Ghana’s best presidents – Dr Manteaw

Dr. Steve Manteaw, a Policy Analyst, has observed that, should Mr Martin Amidu stand as an independent Presidential candidate and become president in Ghana, he will ensure value for money and protect the public purse. He said Mr Amidu could be one of the best presidents for Ghana because he …

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