The Parliament of Ghana yesterday, had approved the 2021 budget after a vote was cast in the floor of the house with 137 Members of Parliament voting in favour of approving the budget as against 134 Members of Parliament voting against the budget.
The 2020 elections have ended but there are still a number of questions surrounding the results of the elections as announced by the Electoral election. The NDC have petitioned the Supreme Court to contest the results of the elections. They have accused the Electoral Commissioner of being biased and have thus sought for a rerun of the elections. Today, January 5, 2021, the president Akufo-Addo is expected to deliver the State of the Nation Address. It is expected that both MPs of the Minority and Majority will
The leader of the minority caucus after approving the Minister-designate for the Finance Ministry, Ken Ofori-Atta, has reacted to the news circulating that the NDC MPs who are part of the Appointment Committee have taken bribe, that's why they have approved all ministers that was appointed by the President. 31th March
Minority Lose Vote Counts As Parliament Moves Motion To Debate Report of Appointment Committee Tonight
Probably, this will be another night to watch in the House of Parliament.Tonight will see Parliament debate on the report of the Appointment Committee.It can be recalled that after the vetting process 22 minister designates were approved.
The Minority Leader and Member of Parliament for the Tamale South Constituency, Haruna Iddrisu, has torn into the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta over the administration of the economy of Ghana for the initial term of the organization of President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo.Though the Appointment Committee drove by the First Deputy
Member of Parliament for North Tongu constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has been warned not to eye any position in the Minority caucus.
Few days ago, news broke out that the 2021 budget presented in Parliament had been approved.At the end of the voting, some 137 NPP MPs voted for the budget to be approved while 134 NDC MPs voted against the budget.
The designated minority members of the committee were rejected by the Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, and the Minister-designate for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mavis Hawa Koomson.
Tonight the verdict of the Minority is out on three of President Akufo Addo’s ministerial nominees.They have been rejected after they failed to pass the NDC MPs’ test at Parliament’s Appointments Committee.
The Minority Leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu has just been slammed as being mischievous with his critique of President Nana Addo’s State of the Nation’s Address (SONA) other than making time to deal with his internal party wrangling.
The just ended presidential and parliamentary elections were full of uncertainties and surprises as most candidates lost their seats in a way and manner that seems incomprehensible and unimaginable. Out of the numerous members of parliament that lost their seats, those occupying top positions in the parliamentary affairs were exempted and such personalities would inevitably continue to occupy their positions. It's quite interesting to see most of the MP's within the opposition parties performing better in terms
Rawlings' Memory Disrespected By The Council Of Elders Of The NDC In The Minority Caucus (Opinion) I have read a rather egregious statement written by the council of elders of the opposition National Democratic Congress which seems to cement the rather opprobrious and scurrilous post Sammy Gyamfi made on his Facebook
Yesterday was one of the historical days in Ghana where some Members of the 7th Parliament of Ghana was seen struggling with the Ghana Police Service after removing police barricade. The Minority caucus of Parliament was seen shouting "Kill us, shoot us" to mean they were ready for anything when they were stopped by the Police Service in their attempt to present a petition to the Electoral Commission over the declaration of the Techiman South Parliamnetary results. Watch video here In a letter dated 21st December,
The uncertainties around who becomes the majority in Parliament and also who select the next Speaker of Parliament in the 8th Parliament is not ending any soon. The 7th Parliament will be dissolved today, so who will become the majority in Parliament? The same Members of Parliament are also demanding an increase in their ex-gratia and also they should be remunerated same as that of an Appeals Court Judge after they rejected the Executive demand for an increase in their emoluments which should be approved by
The Electoral Commission of Ghana has quickly come out with a Press Statement in response to the allegations from the Minority Caucus of Parliament that they refused to accept their petition to the commission. Per the two statement released by the Electoral Commission, there was prior notice from the Minority Caucus Leader, Hon. Haruna Iddrisu yesterday, Monday 21st December 2020 and according to the Electoral Commission, the notice time was limited so they couldn't make arrangement to receive their petition.
The NDC Minority went agog and was thrown into frenzy mood and a state of ecstasy. The basis of this frenzy mood was that the Special Prosecutor had ordered the AGYAPA ROYALTIES DEAL to be sent back to Parliament. It. would be recalled the Minority staged a legitimate Walk Out akin to the passage of National Health Insurance bill into law. The NDC claimed victory over the AGYAPA ROYALTIES DEAL.The ex president MAHAMA quickly called for the dismissal of Ken Ofori Atta,the Finance Minister. Interestingly,the same
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) which seemed to have struck the world is prayed by many to diminish or drastically reduce in cases.Many governments of the various countries are trying hard to combat this global pandemic. Ghana not an exception was also struck by this pandemic.However the Government of Ghana has aslo made meaningful efforts to combat the disease. His Excellency Nana Akufo Addo the President of the Country has eased some restrictions in the country such as allowing flight transportation.Therefore,
The minority caucus did not inform us before coming to our office. We weren't aware about their coming to our office. Atleast,they should've serve as a letter first. But they couldn't do that. We are a body who believe in democracy so everything must be legal. Notice have to be given to us atleast 3days for us to organize ourselves well. But they just matched to our office. We respect the minority views but everything should be systematical. They are important and also special people in the country. We value
The member of parliament for North Tongu Constituency Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa have questioned the majority in parliament after they turned blind eye for the Agyapa deal to be passed. According to post sighted on his Facebook page, Okudzeto Ablakwa wrote; I am sure as our parliamentary colleagues on the other side reflect on the mortal damage Agyapa has done to the NPP’s electoral chances, they would be regretting for being so belligerent and impervious to the legitimate concerns of the Minority to the extent
Hassan Ayariga, the presidential candidate of the All People's Congress (APC), has uncovered that as an indication of his devotion to battling defilement, he will go through one night in prison. "I will go to prison the main day I become President. I will sit in the cell, this is to show that anyone degenerate won't have it simple under my office," he said. Talking at the Minority Political Parties Debate held at the University of Professional Studies, Legon, Mr Ayariga expressed that debasement has become