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Major Mahama Trust Fund Bill passed by Parliament

The Major Mahama Trust Fund Bill, 2017, has been passed into law by Parliament to support his wife and children. The Bill seeks to cater...

Parliament considers two Loan Agreements for water and sanitation project

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Michael Oquaye, has charged the Committees on Finance, Water Resources, Works and House, to consider two loan agreements between...

Lack of investors’ confidence in the economy led to failure of...

The Minority in Parliament says the energy sector bond failed because investors lacked confidence in Ghana’s economy. Addressing a press conference in Accra, a ranking...

Bill on conversion of UDS into three autonomous universities to be...

The Minister for Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh says a fresh policy approval of the conversion of the University for Development Studies (UDS) into...

African Union Import Levy Bill laid before Parliament

The African Union Import Levy Bill, 2017, has been laid before Ghana’s Parliament. The Bill seeks to impose an African Union Import Levy of 0.2%...

Two Factories to be set up in Kumbungu under the ‘One...

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr. Alan Kyeremanteng says two investors have expressed interest in establishing two factories in the Kumbungu District, under...

Government to revive Komenda Sugar Factory with $24.5 million

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr. Alan Kyeremanteng, says the government is putting in place measures to revive the Komenda Sugar factory with...

Fire Safety Audit in high rise buildings not enough to prevent...

The Minister for the Interior, Mr. Ambrose Dery, says conducting fire safety audit in high rise buildings in the country is not enough to...

Zongo Development Fund Bill passes 2nd reading in Parliament

The Zongo Development Fund Bill, 2017, has been read a second time on the floor of Parliament. The Bill seeks to establish a Zongo Development...

SADA BEGS PARLIAMENT TO CONSIDER MEMO ON DEDICATED FINANCER

Mr. Danse Sam, the Director of Corporate Affairs for the Savannah Acceleration Development Association (SADA) has expressed worry about the omission of a dedicated...

Ghana’s Passport and Travel Certificates Law to be amended

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, says it has initiated a process to review the Passport and Travel Certificates Law, NLCD 155...

Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill passes second reading in Parliament

The Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill, 2017, has passed second reading on the floor of Parliament. This was after the Attorney-General and Minister for...

Parliament to probe alleged Embassies that maltreat Ghanaian visa applicants

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Michael Oquaye, has tasked the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House, to investigate alleged maltreatment meted out to Ghanaian...

Major Mahama Trust Fund Bill laid in Parliament to support his...

The Major Mahama Trust Fund Bill, 2017, has been laid in Parliament by the Minister for Defence, Hon. Dominic Nitiwul. The Bill seeks to cater...

Agric. Ministry used Single Source Procurement method to procure insecticides for...

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture, says the Procurement Authority granted the request of the Ministry, to use Single Source Procurement Method, to procure...

Ghana to develop satellite to monitor illegal mining

The Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, says plans are afoot to develop a GhanaSat-2 that could monitor illegal mining...

Middle Belt Development Authority Bill considered by Parliament

The Middle Belt Development Bill, 2017, comprising 32 clauses, is being considered by Parliament. The purpose of the Bill is to provide for the establishment...

3 Bills set to be passed by Parliament

Three Bills, which have been taken through second readings, are set to be passed by Parliament. They are the Northern Development Authority Bill, the Middle...

National Security Minister summoned by Parliament over terrorism threat

Parliament has summoned the Minister for National Security, Hon. Albert Kan-Dapaah, to respond to a question on plans of the government on procurement of...

Government to resume supply of outboard motors to Fishermen – Minister

The Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Hon. Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, says her Ministry is making arrangements to resume supply of outboard motors to fishermen...

Applaud NCA for applying the Law on Radio Stations – Minister

The Minister for Communications, Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has said Ghanaians must acknowledge and applaud the National Communications Authority (NCA) for sanctioning 131 radio stations,...

Government is frustrating the work of Parliament – Minority

The Minority side of the House has accused the government of frustrating the work of Parliament, by not allowing its Ministers to appear before...

KT Hammond pushes Parliament to cancel ‘fraudulent’ AMERI deal

New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, K.T Hammond, has moved that Parliament withdraws the AMERI agreement due to what he calls...

Parliament summons Minister over fire safety in public high rise buildings

Parliament has summoned the Minister for the Interior, Mr. Ambrose Dery, to answer a question on whether fire safety checks have been undertaken in...

Government to roll out 200 million dollars project to fight galamsey

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr. John Peter Amewu, has hinted that a five-year project, estimated at a cost of US$200 million,...

Cabinet to approve a Bill to regulate High Rise Buildings in...

The Minister for Works and Housing, Mr. Samuel Atta Akyea, says Cabinet is expected to approve a final Bill on Condominium properties, to regulate...