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Official photos from Adwoa Safo's wedding finally released

Official photos from Adwoa Safo's wedding finally released

Official photos from Adwoa Safo's wedding finally released
Majority leader’s people reject proposed chamber; demand factory instead

Majority leader’s people reject proposed chamber; demand factory instead

Residents of Suame in the Ashanti region have called on their Member of Parliament (MP), Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, to focus on get them a factory. Their call follows reports of the planned construction of a Parliamentary chamber.

Majority leader’s people reject proposed chamber; demand factory instead
Proposed chamber: Majority and minority leaders reveal plans to disregard project

Proposed chamber: Majority and minority leaders reveal plans to disregard project

The leaders of the majority and minority sides in Parliament have disclosed the possibility of aborting plans to construct a new chamber. According to them, the project would be ignored if Ghanaians continue to protest.

Proposed chamber: Majority and minority leaders reveal plans to disregard project
Speaker drops secret to prove Akufo-Addo support new Parliamentary chamber

Speaker drops secret to prove Akufo-Addo support new Parliamentary chamber

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Ocquaye, has disclosed that President Akufo-Addo is in support of the proposed Parliamentary chamber. He again revealed that the president has agreed to cut the sod for the event.

Speaker drops secret to prove Akufo-Addo support new Parliamentary chamber
I think it is completely outrageous – MP goes wild over new chamber in Parliament

I think it is completely outrageous – MP goes wild over new chamber in Parliament

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Kumbungu, Ras Mubarak, has stated that the construction of a new Parliamentary chamber is needless. His comment follows the intent to construct the chamber before the year 2019 ends.

I think it is completely outrageous – MP goes wild over new chamber in Parliament
MP drops details on looming danger in Parliament; says lawmakers don’t vote on issues

MP drops details on looming danger in Parliament; says lawmakers don’t vote on issues

The Member of Parliament for Ketu North, James Avedzi, has stated that Parliament is divided along party lines. According to him, Members of Parliament (MPs) hardly vote on issues as they fear being sidelined by their parties.

MP drops details on looming danger in Parliament; says lawmakers don’t vote on issues
Minority leader calls for daily update on registered voters in Ghana

Minority leader calls for daily update on registered voters in Ghana

The minority leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu, has called for a daily update of all registered voters in Ghana. To him, the action would help ensure credibility and transparency in the ongoing limited voter registrationration.

Minority leader calls for daily update on registered voters in Ghana
Ghana-Nigeria tensions: MP schooled in Parliament as he calls for report from minister

Ghana-Nigeria tensions: MP schooled in Parliament as he calls for report from minister

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Kumbungu, Ras Mubarak’s wish to have the minister of foreign affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, provide answers in Parliament has suffered a minor setback.

Ghana-Nigeria tensions: MP schooled in Parliament as he calls for report from minister
MPs exchange 'hot' words as details of Ghana’s public debt are revealed in Parliament

MPs exchange 'hot' words as details of Ghana’s public debt are revealed in Parliament

Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that some Members of Parliament (MPs) exchange hot words over details of Ghana’s public debt. Parliament approved the Annual Public Debt Report for the 2018 Financial Year.

MPs exchange 'hot' words as details of Ghana’s public debt are revealed in Parliament
Ayariga’s prosecution: Judge rubbishes Speaker’s immunity letter again

Ayariga’s prosecution: Judge rubbishes Speaker’s immunity letter again

Information available to YEN.com.gh suggests that an Accra High Court judge has slammed another attempt by the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Michael Aaron Ocquaye, to protect the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central.

Ayariga’s prosecution: Judge rubbishes Speaker’s immunity letter again
Meet the young MP in Ghana’s Parliament ranked 9th best legislator

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

The second youngest Member of Parliament (MP), Ms Joycelyn Tetteh, has been adjudged the ninth best MP in the country.The National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP for North Dayi Constituency and  a first-timer in Parliament was rank

Meet the young MP in Ghana’s Parliament ranked 9th best legislator
Man in NPP shirt attempts suicide in Ghana’s Parliament

Man in NPP shirt attempts suicide in Ghana’s Parliament

A 35-year-old man has been arrested after attempting to commit suicide in Parliament. He was restrained after trying to hang himself in the public gallery. The man has been identified as Kojo Mensah from Kwesimintim. YEN.com.gh ne

Man in NPP shirt attempts suicide in Ghana’s Parliament
Latest survey predicts doom for MPs; most lawmakers likely to lose seats in 2020

Latest survey predicts doom for MPs; most lawmakers likely to lose seats in 2020

A survey conducted by the political science department of the University of Ghana has showed that most lawmakers may lose their seats in Parliament after the 2020 elections.

Latest survey predicts doom for MPs; most lawmakers likely to lose seats in 2020
Judge tells Ayariga that he has no immunity as an accused person

Judge tells Ayariga that he has no immunity as an accused person

According to the court, it is aware of the immunity accorded lawmakers, including the guidelines issued by the Speaker of Parliament, Prof Aaron Mike Oquaye, regarding how the judiciary deals with MPs.

Judge tells Ayariga that he has no immunity as an accused person
List of statutory public holidays and commemorative days; July 1 no longer a public holiday

List of statutory public holidays and commemorative days; July 1 no longer a public holiday

The Republic Day of July 1 is no longer a public holiday following President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's assent to the Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2019. A statement signed and issued by the Minister of Interior, Mr Dery note

List of statutory public holidays and commemorative days; July 1 no longer a public holiday
3 missing Takoradi girls: Minority leader to drag IGP to Parliament

3 missing Takoradi girls: Minority leader to drag IGP to Parliament

The minority side in Parliament has hinted of plans of dragging the Inspector General of Police, David Asante Appeatu, to the house, to answer questions about the three missing Takoradi girls.

3 missing Takoradi girls: Minority leader to drag IGP to Parliament
Ministers in 'trouble' with Parliament after failing to show up for work

Ministers in 'trouble' with Parliament after failing to show up for work

Members of Parliament (MPs) have expressed concerns after two ministers failed to appear on the floor of Parliament. They therefore called on ministers to halt the holidaying and report for duties.

Ministers in 'trouble' with Parliament after failing to show up for work
Confusion in Parliament as MPs ‘fight’ over status of anti-vigilantism bill

Confusion in Parliament as MPs ‘fight’ over status of anti-vigilantism bill

Some members of Parliament’s Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee have given different reports on the status of the Vigilantism and Related Offences Bill, 2019, YEN.com.gh can report.

Confusion in Parliament as MPs ‘fight’ over status of anti-vigilantism bill
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
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