Influencing Policy with the GAP Project

By Joana Oppong Anani In an attempt to fill the gender inequality gap in all spheres of national life including politics and governance, the Parliamentary Network Africa (PNAfrica) successfully saw through the implementation of the Gender Advocacy to Parliament (GAP) project with funding support from the French Embassy in Ghana. Female MPs in Ghana face […]

Embracing Openness, Transparency, and Accountability in the Parliament of Ghana: The OPI Factor

In embracing a commitment to openness, transparency, accountability, and citizen participation, the Parliament of Ghana has within two years of the publication of PNAfrica’s Open Parliament Index (OPI), undergone a significant transformation. These changes have marked a crucial shift towards a more inclusive and democratic governance system. Several key initiatives, such as the establishment of […]

Full Statement of Ghana’s 2024 Budget Presented to Parliament

Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, presented to Parliament on Wednesday, November, 15, 2023, the last major Budget proposal for the second term of the President Akufo Addo led Government. The 2024 Budget touched on various sectors of the economy and the various policies and interventions outlined for the final lap of his tenure, including […]

Mary Addah of GII and PNAfrica’s Sammy Obeng Lead RTI Coalition

The Executive Director of the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), Mary Addah, and the Executive Director of the Parliamentary Network Africa (PNAfrica), Sammy Obeng have been elected Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson to steer the affairs of the Right to Information Coalition for the next two years. They will lead a newly elected 15-member Steering Committee which […]

Speaker Bagbin Reiterates Ghana’s Commitment to Open Parliament Principles at Launch of PNAfrica’s Legislative Advocacy Guide

The Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana, Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has reiterated his personal commitment and the Commitment of the Parliament of Ghana to the Principles of Open Parliament which encourages constant engagement of the institution of Parliament with Civil Society organizations and the public at large. The Speaker made this known […]


On September 6 2023, our Country Programme Officer for Ghana @Joana Oppong represented @PNAfrica at the Launch of the Political Accountability Activity(POLA). The event was organized by the International Republican Institute (IRI) and its CEPPS partners – the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) with funding from USIAD/Ghana. POLA […]

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