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THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT [July 9 - 12]
Posted on July 15, 2019 by

Here are the major highlights from the chamber this week - starting Tuesday, July 9 Ghana To Host AfCFTA Secretariat The mood at Parliament House on Thursday was ...

THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT [July 2 - 5]
Posted on July 8, 2019 by

Here are the major highlights from the chamber this week - starting Tuesday, July 2   Issue 1: New Chamber The House Majority Leader and Leader of Government Business, ...

THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT [June 25 - 28]
Posted on July 1, 2019 by

Here are the major highlights from the chamber this week - starting Tuesday, June 25 ISSUE 1: Armed Robbery Activities Are Down Minister of the Interior, Ambrose Dery ...

THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT [June 18 - 21]
Posted on June 24, 2019 by

Here are the major highlights from the chamber this week - starting Tuesday, June 18 ISSUE 1: Solidarity for the Black Stars MPs took turns on Friday ...

Report: How MPs' Research Assistants Survive in the Job
Posted on June 20, 2019 by Nii

This brief report looks at the work conditions of MPs’ Research Assistants in Ghana, in light of the fact that there is no globally or ...

THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT [June 11 - 14]
Posted on June 17, 2019 by

Here are highlights of what MPs discussed this week - starting Tuesday, June 11 Issue 1: Public Assessment of MPs The First Deputy Speaker Joseph Osei-Owusu (MP, ...

THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT [June 4 - 7, 2019]
Posted on June 9, 2019 by

Here are highlights of what MPs discussed this week - starting Tuesday, 4th June Issue 1: Ayariga Seeks Direction On MP Immunity The Fourth Republican ...

THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENT [May 28 - 31, 2019]
Posted on June 2, 2019 by

Here are highlights of what MPs discussed this week - starting Tuesday, 28th May Issue 1: Speaker’s Welcome The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Oquaye has charged ...

Vigilantism and Related Offences Bill (2019): Why It Matters
Posted on April 12, 2019 by Nii

On Thursday 11th April 2019, the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Ms. Gloria Afua Akuffo laid the Vigilantism and Related Offences Bill (2019) in Parliament ...

Why Speakers of Parliament are Unable to Expel Chronically Absentee MPs, the Roles Citizens Can Play and the Way Forward
Posted on March 22, 2019 by Nii

Absenteeism can obviously ruin the work of the Ghanaian Parliament. The question is why Speakers of Parliament are not enforcing the rules on Parliamentary absenteeism? ...

The Cost of Legislative Dissent: Toe the Line or Get Towed
Posted on March 19, 2019 by Nii

By Ernest Armah Parliament’s Standing Order 20 provides a safe space for members of Parliament (MPs) to debate and intervene on constitutional, legislative, administrative and general ...

Standing Orders of Parliament
Posted on February 8, 2019 by Nii

Standing Orders are the written rules which regulate the proceedings of Parliament. The current Standing Orders has been in existence for 19 years, despite inherent ...

What to Expect from Parliament in the First Quarter of 2019
Posted on February 8, 2019 by Nii

52 Bills shall be presented at the First Meeting of the Third Session of the Seventh Parliament. Notable among them are the Occupational Safety and ...

In Retrospect: How Emmanuel Agyarko Lived and Worked as a Legislator
Posted on November 30, 2018 by Nii

In 1965, Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik published “Lonely Man of Faith”, a philosophical essay that courses through dense questions of life and the moral and ethical ...

Odekro Adjudged Best Technology Innovation in Education
Posted on October 2, 2018 by Nii

Odekro, your local Parliamentary Monitoring Organization (PMO) was adjudged the overall best technology innovation in Education at the recent Mobex Africa Innovation Awards held on ...