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Politics

Mahama Ford motion fiasco a financial loss to the state – Bagbin

September 2, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Majority leader Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin has described as a colossal loss to the state the sudden recall of Parliament to consider a motion asking that the President be investigated for conflict of interest. He explained that, the state would have to pay the transportation of all 275 Members of Parliament whom hitherto were vigorous […]

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Ford gift probe: Minority abused parliament – Asiedu Nketiah

September 1, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, has criticised the Minority in parliament over what he says is its move to get parliament to override the constitutional mandate of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ). According to him, “in a democracy there is dictatorship by the law”. […]

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Public officers will serve 5 years for misappropriation – Parliament

August 4, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Public officers who misappropriate the country’s financial resources will now receive a 5-year jail sentence if found guilty by the law. The minimum jail sentence for such offense is pegged at 6 months. This is contained in the new Public Financial Management Bill, 2016 which has been passed into an Act by the Parliament of […]

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Parliament passes new $953 million 400MW power deal

August 4, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Parliament today [Wednesday] passed a US$953 million power deal that will see Early Power Limited construct, fuel and maintain a 400 megawatt power plant. Citi News’ Duke Mensah Opoku reported that the 25-year deal was passed amidst vehement opposition from the Minority in parliament. Concerns had been raised that stated total cost is exponentially higher […]

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Failure to pass RTI Bill means Mahama, NDC cannot be trusted – Coalition

July 29, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

The Right to Information Coalition has urged President Mahama to ensure he prevails on Parliament to have the Right to Information Bill passed into law before the end of 2016. The Coalition at a news conference in Accra says the failure to have the Bill passed means the President and the governing National Democratic Congress […]

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Parliament passes NADMO Bill

July 28, 2016, Author: Richard Fiadomor

Parliament has passed the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) Bill, 2015 to replace the old NADMO Act 1996 (Act 517) to address weaknesses in disaster management in the country. The purpose for the enactment of the new NADMO bill is to reorganise NADMO and make realistic provisions for the management of disasters and emergencies. The […]

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Controversy over $953m thermal plant agreement; Parliament calls for probe

July 27, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

An emergency power plant agreement worth US$953.4million which has been approved by President John Mahama but yet to receive the blessing of Parliament has sparked controversy with the cost of the plant being the bone of contention. The plant which was initially agreed to generate 344 megawatt was estimated to cost US$647.7million. However, a request […]

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$953m plant deal not in the interest of Ghana – Isaac Asiamah

July 26, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

A Member of Parliament’s Energy and Mines Committee says the controversial $953 million power plant deal government intend signing is not in the interest of the nation. Isaac Asiamah says details of the deal contained in the document points to an attempt by government to short-change Ghanaians. “We are disturbed and for some of us […]

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Mahama piling up debt for Nana Addo’s government – KT Hammond

July 26, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

The Minority Spokesperson on Energy, K.T Hammond, has accused the Mahama administration of incurring debts which would have to be paid by the government of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, should he win the election in December. According to him, the recent restructuring of the debts of the Volta River Authority (VRA) by the Ministry of […]

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Reject government’s GHS1.8bn request – Kweku Kwarteng

July 25, 2016, Author: Deborah Acquah

Member of Parliament for Obuasi West, Kweku Kwarteng, has called on Members of Parliament to block the approval of GHS1.8billion to supplement the 2016 budget for the second half of the year. Finance Minister Seth Terkper told parliament on Monday July 25 when he presented the supplementary budget and mid-year review that the amount would […]

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