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Ghana: Parliament’s recall may cost half a million Ghana cedis

Checks by the Parliamentary News Africa (PNAfrica) indicates that it may cost the tax payer between GHS330,000 to about a half a million Ghana Cedis to recall Members of Parliament from recess. This alarming figure spent on just a day’s sitting has led the civil society parliamentary monitoring organisation to ...

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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: 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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Ghana: RTI Coalition Calls For Action On The Passage Of The RTI Bill

 The Coalition on the Right to Information (RTI Coalition) has welcomed with cautious optimism, the declaration by H.E President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, of his government’s resolve to collaborate with Parliament to speed up the passage of the Right to Information Bill, The RTI Coalition despite this assurance, notes with disquiet ...

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Majority Caucus accuses their counterpart in minority of lies

  The Majority Caucus in Parliament has accused their counterparts on the minority side for peddling falsehood, fear and panick in the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST)contaminated fuel sale to Movenpiina saga. Speaking at a press conference to respond to issues raised by the minority on Tuesday, the ...

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Minority demands immediate interdiction of BOST MD

The minority caucus in parliament has demanded the immediate interdiction of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Limited (BOST) Managing Director, Mr. Alfred Obeng Boateng, for causing financial loss to the state. According to the minority caucus, as a result of the corrupt action of the BOST MD, the state ...

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