Minority: Renegotiate 3bn Chinese Loan. The Minority in Parliament is calling for a re-negotiation of the 3 billion dollar loan facility from the China Development Bank. According to them, they suspect most of the projects to be executed with the loan have been hugely inflated. The minority side boycotted the approval of the loan in parliament last two years.
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Parliament Of Ghana Urged To Pass Affirmative Action Bill. Affirmative action means positive steps taken to eliminate discrimination, whether in employment, housing, or education and also to redress the effects of past discrimination. It is also meant to increase the representation of women and minorities in areas of employment, education, and business from which they have been historically excluded.
Parliament Wants Common Fund Increased. Parliament has recommended to the government to consider increasing the allocation to the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) from the current 7.5 per cent of the total national revenue to 10 per cent in order to ensure meaningful growth and development at the local level of governance.
District Assemblies Common Fund Increased From 7.5% – 10%. Parliament on Tuesday approved a new formula for the distribution of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) meant to spearhead development at the district level.
Minority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Angry Over MPs Recall. Minority Leader and Member of Parliament (MP) for Suame, Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has raised reservation over the recall of Parliament by the Speaker of the House saying the right things were not done in recalling MP’s.
Justice V.C.R.A.C Crabbe: Nothing Can Save Ghana From ‘Self Destruction’. Retired Supreme Court Judge Justice V.C.R.A.C Crabbe has criticised Members of Parliament from the majority and minority sides of Parliament for involving themselves in politics of convenience at the expense of developing the nation.
Kwame Gyan Suggests: MPs Must Do ‘Psychiatric Test’. A renowned lawyer and lecturer at the Ghana School of law, Kwame Gyan, has called for a strict enforcement of the requirement that anybody seeking to be a parliamentarian must prove that he is of sound mind.
Government Condemns ‘Unfortunate Cmments By Kofi Jumah’. Government has described as unfortunate the assertion by former Member of Parliament for Asokwa, Maxwell Kofi Jumah, which sought to suggest that doctors and teachers are below the level of MPs.
MPs Used ex-gratia As Collateral For Loans For 2012 Campaign. XYZ News can authoritatively confirm that though each Member of Parliament in the previous Legislature is entitled to receive a little above Gh¢200, 000 as ex-gratia, majority of those MPs-both former and serving-will get none of it because they had used their ex-gratia as collateral for loans to oil their […]
Former MPs To Receive GHC 2m As Ex-gratia. Government has released the money to be paid to former Members of Parliament who served in the fifth parliament of the fourth republic as ex-gratia.
Quality Of Material Used On Job 600 Building ‘Doubtful’. The Resident Engineer on the Job 600 rehabilitation project, Bentsi Enchill has acknowledged that the quality of materials used in the construction of the tower block was doubtful as some had begun rusting.
Cletus Avoka: Large Number Of Deputy Ministers Will Ensure Efficiency. The former Majority leader in Parliament, Cletus Avoka has explained that the President nominated a high number of Deputy Ministers because they are to oversee the Ministries when the Ministers attend to Parliamentary duties.