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Reduce fuel prices to mitigate coronavirus impact – Otokunor to Akufo-Addo

The Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has expressed worry over what he believes is a wide discrepancy between the commitment of the president to reducing the impact of the novel coronavirus on Ghanaians and the feasibility of these pronouncements. While commending the government for the various impact mitigation interventions, Read More
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Speaker Mike Oquaye recalls MPs from suspension

Speaker Mike Oquaye has recalled MPs to the House, three days after he suspended sitting indefinitely. In a communique to Members of Parliament, the Speaker invoked his rights under Order Six of the Standing Orders of Parliament. “I, Right Honourable Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, Speaker of Parliament, do hereby direct that, the parliament of Ghana […]Read More
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COVID-19 cases in Ghana rise to 287

The total number of Coronavirus cases in Ghana has increased to 287. This means that 73 more cases have been added to the country’s case count as at 6th April 2020, 23:30. Total deaths and recovery remain at five and three respectively. The rise in the number of cases follows measures of enhanced contact tracing […]Read More
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Oquaye turns 76 years today

Ghana’s Speaker of Parliament, Professor Michael Aaron Oquaye, turns 76 years today, 4 April 2020.   Prof Oquaye was born on 4th April 1944 to Mr E.G.N. Oquaye of Osu, Accra (a cocoa merchant) and Mrs Felicia Awusiki Oquaye, (nee Azu) of Odumase-Krobo – the third of seven children.   He was brought up at […]Read More