Arthur Kennedy slams Akufo-Addo over ‘tactless, undiplomatic’ University Bill criticism

A former presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Arthur Kobina Kennedy has slammed President Akufo-Addo’s comment on the new Public universities bill. Describing the comments as lacking tact and diplomacy, Dr. Kennedy said although the university bill is a commendable one, the president’s unfortunate comment has provoked…

President says no to $200M chamber for parliament

Sources inside Jubilee House tell the Daily Statesman that President Akufo-Addo is set against moves by Parliament’s leadership and other senior figures in the House to embark on building a new debating chamber for MPs. The proposed chamber, which parliamentary leaders hoped to build within three years, was expected to…

Prospective voters appeal for registration extension

Prospective voters awaiting in long queues to be registered in the Sunyani Municipality on Friday appealed to the Electoral Commission (EC) to extend the duration of the on-going Limited Voter Registration Exercise. According to them the number of would-be voters wishing to be registered have increased, though the exercise officially…

DCE calls on young parliamentarians to deliberate on vital issues

Samuel Kwame Agyekum, the Asuogyaman District Chief Executive (DCE), has called on members of the Asuogyaman Youth Parliament to deliberate on vital social concerns confronting the district. He said areas such as education, drug abuse, sanitation, child abuse and teenage pregnancy should be addressed through meaningful debates at their meetings….

Parliament starts sitting on Mondays

Parliament of Ghana would start sitting on Mondays, commencing on Monday, July 15, 2019. The sitting is to meet the constitutional requirements relating to the coming into force of the subsidiary legislation before the House. Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, Majority presenting the Business Statement for the seventh week ending Friday, 12th…

$100m housing project for military

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has broken the ground for the commencement of a $100 million project aimed at providing offices and residential accommodation for members of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF). The project, which would be undertaken by Poly Chanda Overseas Engineering Company Limited and Poly Technologies Incorporated…