Gender activist Dr Alaa Murabit who is UN’s High Commissioner on Health Employment and Economics at the Women Deliver Conference in Canada seems not too pleased with President Akufo-Addo’s submission on women empowerment in Ghana as she heckled the president on several occasions.
Mr Haruna Iddrisu who is the Minority Leader in Parliament has disclosed that the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will head to the Supreme Court to challenge the ruling of the Accra High Court on Tuesday that said the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, was obliged by law to stand trial in a criminal case filed against him by the Special Prosecutor.
Mrs. Freda Prempeh, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North Constituency in the Ahafo Region is constructing 50 mechanised boreholes at the cost of GH¢20,000.00 to provide potable drinking water for deprived communities in the area.
The Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Ocquaye, has suspended temporarily parliamentary sitting for 30 minutes for broader consultation on the prosecution of the Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga by the Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu.
Mr. Felix Akwetey Okle, one of the numerous people who have shown keen interest to contest for the parliamentary primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Bortianor/Ngleshie Amanfro Constituency (BNAC) believes he is the best person to wrestle for the seat from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Alhaji Habib Saad who many describe as ‘incompetent’ and does not deserve to represent the people of the constituency.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings and other leading members of the June 4 uprising will on Tuesday address a grand durbar of chiefs and people at the Nungua Traditional Authority Park, to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 uprising.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has, in a meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Shi Ting Wang, stated that the United States is wary of the growing economic power of China hence the heightened trade war with the Asian giant.
The Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mr Mahama Ayariga, has told the Special Prosecutor, Mr Martin Amidu that he will not be able to honour his invitation to appear in court on Tuesday, 4 May 2019 because he has duties in parliament.
Mr Ras Mubarak who is the Member of Parliament for Kumbungu in the Northern Region says the Ghana Beyond Aid Committee members must resign for using Kenya’s skyline as cover for the Ghana Beyond Aid Charter.
The Minority in parliament has threatened that they may be forced to withdraw from the ongoing discussions to disband vigilante groups if President Akufo-Addo does not publish the Emile Short Commission's reports.
Mrs. Charlotte Osei, Ghana’s former Electoral Commission Chairperson has arrived in Kabul, the national capital of Afghanistan, to begin her work as an International Elections Commissioner in that country.
The founder and leader of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), Mr Percival Kofi Akpaloo, has urged political parties to refrain from attacking the integrity of the Electoral Commission (EC), the electoral management body of the country.
The Member of Parliament of Lower Manya Krobo, Ebenezer Tei Larbi has described the call on the Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery by the governing NPP to investigate the recent clash between residents and the police as unnecessary, waste of time and diversionary.