2 Ghanaian MPs, 13 staff test positive for Covid-19

Two Ghanaian lawmakers and 13 staff have tested positive for the coronavirus that is tearing through the country. The lawmakers and their staff were told about their status after they had gone through the compulsory testing exercise directed by the Speaker of Parliament last week. The revelation was made by Minority Chief Whip, Mubarak Mohammed […]

‘You can’t deny my right to information over sins of Parliament’ – Ashaiman MP to EC

The Ashaiman Member of Parliament (MP) says his constitutional right to information cannot be denied because of the “sins of Parliament.” Related: ASHAIMAN MP TESTS RTI LAW AS HE REQUESTS PROCUREMENT INFORMATION FROM EC Mr Ernest Henry Nogbey had written to the Electoral Commission (EC) to request for some procurement records per under the 1992 […]

2 finance officers in police grip after meeting Parliament’s committee

Two persons have arrested by the police over some alleged financial improprieties at the Sefwi Akontombra Assembly in the Western Region. They are; former District Finance Officer of the Assembly, Isaac Akowaah, and the current District Finance Officer, James Esilfie. The two are accused of conniving to cover the financial irregularities at the Assembly and […]

Parliament okays Anin-Yeboah, awaits swearing-in

In a rather swift manner, Parliament has given its approval to Chief Justice nominee, Kwasi Anin-Yeboah. The approval comes less than 24 hours after Mr Anin-Yeboah was vetted by the Appointments Committee. He is due to be sworn-in by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo later in the week. He will be the first male in […]

Parliament approves ¢98bn spending money for gov’t in 2020

Parliament has okayed an amount of ¢98 billion as spending money for the government in 2020. The amount would be spent by the various Ministries, Departments, and Agencies from January 1 to December 31, 2020. But the approval was greeted by some controversies from the Minority who called for the Electoral Commission (EC)’s budget earmarked […]