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Meet the young MP in Ghana’s Parliament ranked 9th best legislator

Meet the young MP in Ghana’s Parliament ranked 9th best legislator

Meet the young MP in Ghana’s Parliament ranked 9th best legislator
Asawase MP Muntaka Mubarak angrily blasts fellow Kumasi MPs; describes them as “lazy”

Asawase MP Muntaka Mubarak angrily blasts fellow Kumasi MPs; describes them as “lazy”

The Member of Parliament for Asawase, Muntaka Mohammed, has described as lazy, some MPs in the Kumasi metropolis. According to him, some of the lawmakers fail to initiate developmental projects, but just lord over the people.

Asawase MP Muntaka Mubarak angrily blasts fellow Kumasi MPs; describes them as “lazy”
MP blames gov’t for ‘dumsor’ in his constitutuency; warns of looming demonstration

MP blames gov’t for ‘dumsor’ in his constitutuency; warns of looming demonstration

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Lower Manya Krobo constituency, Ebenezer Teye Larbi, has accused the government of sabotage, as his constituents have been without power for three days.

MP blames gov’t for ‘dumsor’ in his constitutuency; warns of looming demonstration
Speaker of Parliament calls for punitive measures to deal with vigilantism

Speaker of Parliament calls for punitive measures to deal with vigilantism

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, has called for punitive measures for people charged with acts of vigilantism. Graphic.com.gh reports that there is a need for a revision of the country's laws.

Speaker of Parliament calls for punitive measures to deal with vigilantism
Ghana has finally passed RTI Bill

Ghana has finally passed RTI Bill

Parliament has approved the Right to Information Bill (RTI). The Bill which was passed after its third reading at 8:30pm Tuesday, March 26, will now await Presidential assent to be fully recognised as law. YEN.com.gh news.

Ghana has finally passed RTI Bill
Gender Minister, Cynthia Morrison assures UN Ghana is implementing policies aimed at gender equity

Gender Minister, Cynthia Morrison assures UN Ghana is implementing policies aimed at gender equity

The Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister, Cynthia Maamle Morrison, says government is on track to implementing policies and programmes aimed at gender equity. She made this known, when she addressed the 63rd UN Session.

Gender Minister, Cynthia Morrison assures UN Ghana is implementing policies aimed at gender equity
Parliament ‘saves’ 5 Ghanaian banks with GHC2 billion

Parliament ‘saves’ 5 Ghanaian banks with GHC2 billion

On Thursday, March 14, 2019, Parliament approved the the issuance of a Sovereign Guarantee of up to GH₵2 billion in favour of Ghana Amalgamated Trust (GAT) Limited. GAT is a special purpose vehicle (SPV) backed by the government.

Parliament ‘saves’ 5 Ghanaian banks with GHC2 billion
‘Dumsor’ forces Parliament to suspend sitting

‘Dumsor’ forces Parliament to suspend sitting

Information available to YEN.com.gh suggests that Parliamentary business had to come to an abrupt end after power fluctuations became unbearable. The unfortunate development occurred 10 minutes after discussions began.

‘Dumsor’ forces Parliament to suspend sitting
Mahama Ayariga, et al removed from Select Committees of Parliament

Mahama Ayariga, et al removed from Select Committees of Parliament

The Chairman of the Subsidiary Legislation Committee and Bawku Central MP, Mahama Ayariga and the Ranking Member of the Health Committee,Joseph Yieleh Chireh, have both been booted out as a result of the shake-up. YEN.com.gh news.

Mahama Ayariga, et al removed from Select Committees of Parliament
Parliament finally passes law on new public holidays

Parliament finally passes law on new public holidays

The Parliament of Ghana has finally passed the Public Holidays Amendment Bill 2018 into law making January 7 and August 4 public holidays. These days would be celebrated as Constitution and Founders respectively.

Parliament finally passes law on new public holidays
Law students to march to Parliament over mass exam failure

Law students to march to Parliament over mass exam failure

Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that students of the Ghana School of Law (GSL) will, on March 5, 2019, march to the house of Parliament. The students intend to present a petition to the speaker of Parliament.

Law students to march to Parliament over mass exam failure
MP goes wild; refuses to accept Nkrumah as Ghana’s only founder

MP goes wild; refuses to accept Nkrumah as Ghana’s only founder

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Adansi-Asokwa, K.T Hammond, has argued that the late Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, cannot be the only founder of Ghana. e argued that inasmuch as Dr. Nkrumah’s contributed to Ghana, he cannot be the founder.

MP goes wild; refuses to accept Nkrumah as Ghana’s only founder
Minority storm out of Parliament in anger; claims gov’t wants to change Ghana’s history

Minority storm out of Parliament in anger; claims gov’t wants to change Ghana’s history

The minority side of Parliament staged a walkout on February 28, 2019, during a debate on the amendment bill on public holidays. The minority leader, Haruna Iddrisu, argued that the government wants to change Ghana's history.

Minority storm out of Parliament in anger; claims gov’t wants to change Ghana’s history
Sam George goes back to Short Commission; changes key details in his story

Sam George goes back to Short Commission; changes key details in his story

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo Prampram, Sam Dzata George, has reportedly changed key details about his version of the incident at Ayawaso West Wuogon, during the by-election on Thursday, January 31, 2019.

Sam George goes back to Short Commission; changes key details in his story
Choice of Dambai as Oti region’s capital: Unidentified people burn down MP’s mango plantation (Photos)

Choice of Dambai as Oti region’s capital: Unidentified people burn down MP’s mango plantation (Photos)

A mango and teak plantation owned by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Krachi East, Michael Yaw Gyato, has been burnt down. According to a report by Ghanaweb.com, the act followed the choice of Dambai as Oti region's capital.

Choice of Dambai as Oti region’s capital: Unidentified people burn down MP’s mango plantation (Photos)
Ayawaso West Wuogon by-elections: SWAT unit punishes security operative who slapped Sam George

Ayawaso West Wuogon by-elections: SWAT unit punishes security operative who slapped Sam George

The security operative who assaulted the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo-Prampram, Sam George, has been punished for his action, YEN.com.gh has learnt.

Ayawaso West Wuogon by-elections: SWAT unit punishes security operative who slapped Sam George
Akufo-Addo to address gains, challenges and progress of his government in State of the Nation Addresss

Akufo-Addo to address gains, challenges and progress of his government in State of the Nation Addresss

Akufo-Addo would also use the opportunity to address the gains and challenges chalked up in the economic, health and agricultural sectors, to outline progress made in the implementation of flagship projects within two years.

Akufo-Addo to address gains, challenges and progress of his government in State of the Nation Addresss
MP’s murder: Family tasks Akufo-Addo to help find the killers

MP’s murder: Family tasks Akufo-Addo to help find the killers

According to a report by 3news.com, the family of the late Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, former Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North, have called on President Akufo-Addo to take an interest in his death, so that it is solved.

MP’s murder: Family tasks Akufo-Addo to help find the killers
James Agalga should be ashamed of himself – Top broadcaster blasts MP over ‘bloody widow’ placards

James Agalga should be ashamed of himself – Top broadcaster blasts MP over ‘bloody widow’ placards

According to Ghanaweb.com, the host of Good Evening Ghana, Paul Adom Otchere, has condemned the decision of members of the minority side in Parliament to display placards bearing the inscription ‘Bloody Widow.’

James Agalga should be ashamed of himself – Top broadcaster blasts MP over ‘bloody widow’ placards
There is nothing wrong with ‘bloody widow’ tag - Widowed NDC MP speaks

There is nothing wrong with ‘bloody widow’ tag - Widowed NDC MP speaks

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Shai-Osudoku, Linda Akweley Ocloo, has expressed her opinion about the description of the newly-sworn in MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Lydia Seyram Alhassan as a “bloody widow.”.

There is nothing wrong with ‘bloody widow’ tag - Widowed NDC MP speaks
4 major issues that ‘forced’ MPs to bring Parliament to a ‘standstill’

4 major issues that ‘forced’ MPs to bring Parliament to a ‘standstill’

Every Ghanaian, during national elections, has the opportunity to elect someone to represent him or her in the house of Parliament. With that done, the onus falls on the Member of Parliament (MP) to act in a particular manner.

4 major issues that ‘forced’ MPs to bring Parliament to a ‘standstill’
I ask the Lord to forgive them - Lydia Alhassan reacts to “bloody widow” tag

I ask the Lord to forgive them - Lydia Alhassan reacts to “bloody widow” tag

The newly sworn-in Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Lydia Seyram Alhassan, has reacted to a description of her a “bloody widow.” he stated that she has forgiven the minority side in parliament for their comments.

I ask the Lord to forgive them - Lydia Alhassan reacts to “bloody widow” tag
Ayawaso West Wuogon by-elections: Sam George ‘orders’ 4 people to apologize to him within 7 days

Ayawaso West Wuogon by-elections: Sam George ‘orders’ 4 people to apologize to him within 7 days

The MP for Ningo-Prampram, Sam George, has given a seven-day ultimatum to two ministers and two others to apologize to him. He added that in the event of their failure to do so, he may resort to legal action against them.

Ayawaso West Wuogon by-elections: Sam George ‘orders’ 4 people to apologize to him within 7 days
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