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Ghana: PN Africa and PEF sign a Cooperation Agreement

Parliamentary News Africa (PN Africa), a civil society parliamentary monitoring organisation, and the Private Enterprise Federation (PEF), a non-profit and non-political autonomous association of private sector organisations, have signed a Cooperation Agreement to work together to inform, educate and influence the law making process of parliament. This agreement will see ...

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GHANA: RTI Coalition Urges Permanent Missions In Geneva To Push Ghana To Pass RTI Law

  The Right to Information Coalition (RTI Coalition) Ghana has urged diplomats at the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UN-UPR) Pre-session in Geneva, Switzerland, to make recommendations to Ghana to pass the RTI Bill when Ghana appears before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) next month for the 3rdreview ...

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Ghana: “Tackle Human Trafficking At Source,” Samira Bawumia Tells Global Activists

The wife of Ghana’s Vice-President, H.E. Hajia Samira Bawumia, has called on activists across the world who are fighting to end human trafficking to put emphasis on the sources of human trafficking, rather than the destination of trafficked persons. Addressing participants drawn from civil society, law enforcement, and government agencies ...

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Ghana: The Polio Infection Threat; How The Health Committee of Parliament Can Fix This Once and For All

Story by: Ernest Armah It has been widely reported in the media the likelihood of newborn babies or to borrow our oft-quoted clique “our future leaders” getting infected by polio as a result of government indebtedness to UNICEF. Indeed at stake is a manifestation of a real threat to the ...

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Ghana: EC Chair And Two Deputies Must Resign

Penplusbyte, a not-for-profit organization driving change through innovations, has called for the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission and her two deputies to resign. According to the group, the current in-fighting amongst the EC commissioners does not bode well for Ghana’s democracy and will dent confidence in their ability to hold credible ...

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Ghana: Cabinet approves Fiscal Responsibility Law to cap fiscal deficit to 3-5% of GDP

Days after the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, hinted of Government’s desire to place a cap on Ghana’s fiscal deficit as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Cabinet has given its approval for the submission of the appropriate legislation to Parliament to amend the relevant law. The proposed amendment ...

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