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Asantehene to award Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu

Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and the Majority Leader in Ghana’s Parliament, is to be awarded on Sunday, November 26, 2017, by His Royal Majesty, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene of the Asante Kingdom. Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu is being recognised and honoured for 20 years of meritorious ...

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Geneva: Global gathering of young MPs identifies roadmap to combat exclusion of young migrants and socioeconomic inequalities  

Young MPs from 51 countries have defined a youth-centred action plan that promotes inclusive democratic and socioeconomic policies for all. More than 120 young men and women MPs who  attended the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s (IPU) Fourth Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians in Ottawa, Canada,  on 17-18 November, took a united approach ...

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Ghana: CSO Coalition on Office of the Special Prosecutor Commends Parliament for Speedy Passage of the Bill but….

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) has congratulated both the Majority and the Minority Members of Parliament for the speedy passage of the Special Prosecutor Bill, describing it as a boldstep. The new Act, when implemented, will provide an impetus to ...

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Geneva: IPU calls on the Goverment of Venezuela to respect the rule of law and human rights

  The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) expresses concern over the decision of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to request that the Constituent Assembly remove the parliamentary immunity of Mr. Freddy Guevara, Deputy, First Vice-President of the National Assembly of Venezuela. The National Assembly is the ...

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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: Make Appointment of Special Prosecutor Competitive -CSO Coalition

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) bill has called for an open and competitive process in the appointment of the Special Prosecutor and the Deputy. As Members of Parliament continue to debate and propose amendments to the Bill, the CSO Coalition ...

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Ghana: MoPA to advocate for review of majority ministers coming from parliament

The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has indicated his ministry’s readiness to work to curb the Constitutional Provision enjoining the president to take two-thirds of Ministers from Parliament. Article 78 Clause 1 stipulates that “Ministers of State shall be appointed by the President with prior approval of Parliament ...

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Ghana: Media charged to be accurate, balance and comprehensive in their reportage

The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, has charged media personnel in Ghana to be accurate, balance and comprehensive in their reportage, especially on matters pertaining to Parliament. He pointed out that in as much as the media contributes immensely to Ghana’s socio political climate, there are many times ...

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The Appointments Committee of Parliament will today hold a public sitting to vet the Deputy Minister of Agriculture designate, Kennedy Osei Nyarko. Mr. Nyarko who is the Member of Parliament for Akim Swedru, replaces Mr. William Quaitoo who resigned for what many have described as ethnocentric comments about people from the three ...

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Ghana: Ablakwa express worries over inhumane treatment to Ghanaian visa applicants

Ranking Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and MP for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has urged Parliament to intervene and help end the inhumane treatment meted out to Ghanaian visa applicants by the various embassies in the country. According to him issues bothering on huge non-refundable sums for the visa ...

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