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Ghana: Demolition of Old Parliament House illegal – Accra Major

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has declared as illegal the decision by the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), to demolish the Old Parliament House on the High Street in Accra. The AMA said CHRAJ failed to acquire the permit needed for the demolition of a historic building. ...

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Ghana: I will be proactive in ensuring accountability and transparency -Minister for Parliamentary Affairs

The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsu, has indicated his resolve to be proactive in ensuring transparency and accountability in the running of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs (MOPA). Speaking at the inauguration of the Entity Tender Committee and the Audit Committee of the ministry, Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah ...

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Kenya: CVs of new MPs-elect to be published online

New members of Parliament are on Tuesday expected to present their curriculum vitae (CVs) to Parliament clerks in a move aimed at ensuring transparency and accountability to the public. Parliament seeks to create a database of the lawmakers’ personal details and academic qualifications, which will then be uploaded on Parliament’s ...

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Ghana: Parliamentary Training Institute trains 30 participants in Customer care

Beaming with smiles, Mr Emmanuel Anyimadu, Clerk to Parliament on Friday said he was very happy that training at the Parliamentary Training Institute (PTI) has successfully taken off and the maiden course successfully completed. The maiden course by the Institute since its inauguration last year, took place last week at ...

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No room for homosexuality in Ghana – MP cautions advocacy group

Member of Parliament (MP) for Assign South constituency, Rev. John Ntim Fordjour has declared his position against the views of members of an advocacy group who on Thursday, August 17 2017, sought to canvas support from certain powerful persons and institutions in Canada to put pressure on Ghana to decriminalise ...

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Ghana: GIC Project Key To Planting For Food And Jobs Programme

The Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, William A. Quaittoo has stated that the Green Innovation Centre (GIC) project for the food and agriculture sector is consistent with the Planting for Food and Jobs programme, a priority of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. Speaking at a three-day workshop for ...

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Kenya: New code of conduct for MPs to ensure integrity in Parliament

Legislators in the 12th Parliament will be confronted with a new set of regulations to govern their conduct and ensure protection of the integrity of the institution. The House has come up with a new code of conduct that will be signed by the members after being sworn into office, ...

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Ghana donates relief items to Sierra Leone mudslide distaste victims

The Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has donated relief items and an undisclosed  cash to the government and people of Sierra Leone following a flood disaster that struck the country a few days ago. The items which includes rain coats, mattresses, blankets, bales of used clothing, plastic items ...

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Nigeria: Implement 2014 National Confab Report now – Youth Parliament to Buhari

Abuja — Nigeria Youth Parliament yesterday told President Muhammadu Buhari to implement the report of the 2014 National Confab, saying it contained home-grown solutions to economic and political challenges bedeviling the country. The Parliament sought the intervention of the government in the labour sector, submitting that the unemployment rate in ...

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