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Speaker of Parliament praises people of Techiman

  The Speaker of Parliament, Rt Hon Prof Mike Aaron Ocquaye, has praised the people of Techiman for their hardworking spirit; and for producing one of the finest and longest serving Clerk of Parliament. Speaker Ocquaye made this pronouncements when the family of the late Opanin Pual Kwaku Anyimadu (1927-2017), ...

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Speaker Ocquaye calls for tolerance among all religious groups

The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon Prof Mike Aaron Ocquaye, has called on all religious groups in Ghana to co-exist in the atmosphere of peace, unity and mutual respect for each other’s religious belief. Speaking at the 7th annual night of power in the holy month of Ramadan by the ...

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MP Gives to Muslims In Agona East

Hon. Queenstar Pokuah Sawyerr, Member of Parliament (MP) for Agona East, has once again provided for the needs of Muslims in her constituency during the period of Ramadan. Muslims from various communities of the constituency converged at her residence at her invitation to receive a five kilo pack of rice, ...

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Members of Parliament to undergo firefighting drill

In the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire outbrake in the United Kingdom, the Member of Parliament for Akan Constituency, Hon Abdul Aziz Muniru, has appealed to the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon Aaron Mike Ocquaye, to order members of parliament to undergo orientation of firefighting. “Mr. Speaker I crave ...

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PCs say government hydro ads are in contempt of parliament

T ORONTO — Taxpayer-funded ads about planned hydro bill reductions put the Liberal government in contempt of parliament, the Opposition charged Monday. Both the Progressive Conservatives and NDP say the radio and social media ads are only meant to boost the popularity of a party sagging in the polls. Energy ...

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World’s MPs to tackle rising economic, political and social inequalities

Taking decisive actions to end economic, political and social inequality will be the focus of deliberations for the more than 650 MPs from 132 countries meeting in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 1-5 April 2017. Parliamentarians, including 53 Speakers of Parliament, will make concrete proposals on a range of issues, from ending ...

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Parliament must join Fight against Galamsey – Crystal Ball Series

As the fight against illegal mining activities (galamsey) and its effects of the country intensifies, Parliament-the representation of the people must not stand aloof but seen to be playing active roles to fight the menace. This was the thoughts of Dr. Franklin Oduro, of the Center for Democratic Governance (CDD), ...

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Sierra Leone: PARLIAMENT PASSES THE GUMA VALLEY WATER COMPANY ACT 2017

The Parliament of Sierra Leone has on Thursday debated and passed into law the Bill entitled “The Guma Valley Water Company Act, 2017” with some amendments. Prior to passage into law, the Minister of Water Resources, Momodu Maligie said among other things that the “Bill is seeking to provide for ...

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Sierra Leone: SPEAKER ENUMERATES THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF PRESIDENT KOROMA

The Right Hon. Speaker of the Parliament of Sierra Leone, SBB Dumbuya has in an interview with members of the United World on Wednesday in the precincts of Parliament, enumerated the achievements of Sierra Leone under the astute leadership of President Koroma for almost ten years in governance, with the ...

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Sierra Leone: PARLIAMENT RATIFIES ILLEGAL AND UNREPORTED FISHING AGREEMENT

Parliament of Sierra Leone on Thursday  debated and ratified the Agreement on “Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing” in the country to yield more revenue dividends for Government and to conform to international best practices. Presenting the Agreement prior to ratification, Minister of ...

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