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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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Gov’t presents Major Mahama Trust Fund Bill to Parliament

The government has initiated the process to establish a Trust Fund to cater for the welfare of the family of slain soldier, Major Maxwell Adams Maham. The soldier was murdered in May after residents of Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region, allegedly mistook him for an armed robber. The Major ...

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Uganda: Constitutional Amendment Bill undergoes first reading despite stiff opposition

Kampala — Some Members of Parliament (MPs) havevowed to rally their colleagues  to shoot down the proposed Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2017. According to the MPs the bill when passed will lead to more land grabbing and evictions in the country instead of helping government acquire land for development. The MPs ...

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Ghana: We’ll not allow homosexuality – Speaker

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Ocquaye has categorically stated that Ghana will not consider changing laws that allows homosexuality and makes the practice legal. According to the Speaker  recognizing the rights of homosexuals could lead to bestiality and incest being recognized in future. The Speaker made the comments when ...

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Egypt passes 217 laws in eight months

Egypt has passed 217 draft laws since October last year, the highest number since 1886, according to Daily News Egypt. Speaker of Parliament Ali Abdul Aal made the announcement following the end of the second legislative term last week. Egypt has passed a number of controversial laws in the past term, ...

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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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