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NPP guiding Ghana to the path of prosperity – Majority Leader of Parliament

Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, the Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, has given a positive outlook about the socio-economic performance of the nation under the Nana Akufo-Addo-led Administration, saying, the government is on course to deliver on its promises. The economy, he noted, had been projected by economists and financial experts …

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Late submission of handing over notes impedes transition process

Mr David Yaro, the Administrator – General of Presidential Estates has said late submission of handing-over notes impeded transition process. He said the Office of The Administrator-General has since taken some measures to ameliorate the shortcomings and to ensure that come January 2021, the issues would be a thing of …

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Minority Leader urges EC to publish registered voters daily

Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minority Leader and Member of Parliament for Tamale South, has urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to on daily basis publish the total number of people registered as part of the ongoing limited voter registration exercise. He said this would ensure credibility and transparency in the ongoing limited …

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Ghana Parliament approves annual public debt report

Parliament has approved the Annual Public Debt Report for the 2018 Financial Year after a heated debate between the Majority and Minority members on the floor of the House on the figures presented. The Minority caucus criticized the government for bloating the nation’s debt stock from GH¢122 billion to GH¢173 …

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Declare status of Burkinabe migrants in Sissala East – Legislator

Wa Central Constituency Member of Parliament Alhaji Rashid Pelpuo has called on government to make a definite pronouncement on the status of Burkinabe migrants currently being housed in various communities in Sissala East. Over 1,600 illegal migrants from northern Burkina Faso in May this year fled their home country to …

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EC projects to register 700,000 first time voters

The Electoral Commission is projecting to register 700,000 Ghanaians who have attained the age of 18 and those who could not register in the last exercise. The estimated figure was arrived at based on the research conducted by the Commission. The registration exercise, which started today, Monday, June 17th and …

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Group wants Peter Amewu as MP of Hohoe 

A group calling itself, “Volunteers for JP 2020” in the Hohoe constituency of the Volta region want Mr. John Peter Amewu, Minister for Energy to represent the constituency in Parliament. The group said though previous members of Parliament for the area had contributed in diverse ways to the development of …

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EC begins nationwide limited voter registration exercise

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Monday began a nationwide limited voter registration exercise to capture new entrants. According to the EC, the registration exercise, which is from Monday, June 17th to Sunday, July 7th, starts from 0700 hours to 1800 hours on each day, and would include weekends. The exercise …

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Ningo–Prampram NDC Constituency Chairman set to unseat Sam George.

Mr. Michael  Kwetey Tetteh, Constituency Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress NDC in the Ningo –Prampram constituency says he is ready to unseat Mister Samuel Nartey George, the incumbent Member of Parliament(MP). In an exclusive interview with the Ghana New Agency, Mr. Micheal Kwetey Tetteh, blamed Mr. Samuel George …

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Deputy Speaker cautions MPs not to lie about attendance

Mr Joseph Osei Owusu, First Deputy Speaker of Parliament on Thursday cautioned Members of Parliament (MPs) who sign the attendance register and later engage in business, not related to the House, to desist from the practice, or be sanctioned. He said: “There are some people I have noted; every day …

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