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Go to court to withdraw 2018 Budget – Majority

The majority in parliament has dared its Minority counterpart to head to court over claim Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta breached financial regulation in reviewing the 2017 budget without recourse to Parliament. The Minority is demanding the withdrawal of the 2018 budget from the House over the claims. Speaking during a …

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Enough of the romance; be critical of gov’t – Minority to Media – Starr Fm

The Minority in Ghana’s parliament has chastised the local media for being in bed with government. The Minority’s criticism comes barely a month after former President John Mahama accused the media in the West African country of treating the Akufo-Addo government with kid gloves. “During my tenure, everything someone does …

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Gov’t secretly introducing new taxes – Minority – Starr Fm

The Minority caucus in parliament is accusing the government of introducing hidden taxes after announcing a reduction or in some cases, a complete removal of some taxes in the 2017 budget. Government in the 2017 budget announced the scrapping of some 11 taxes it termed as ‘nuisance’ explaining that the …

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2018 budget will create massive hardships – Minority   – Starr Fm

The Minority in Parliament has predicted next year will be a difficult year for Ghanaians despite assurances by government of better times ahead. According to the NDC minority, claims by President Akufo-Addo that the 2018 budget will create jobs is a mirage since evidence on the grounds run contrary to …

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Minority to review economy today ahead of 2018 budget – Starr Fm

The Minority in Parliament will today, November 13, hold a roundtable discussion on the 2018 budget and the economic outlook of the country. The Minority spokesperson on finance, Cassiel Ato Forson says the program is aimed at offering alternative solutions to the country’s economic challenges. It comes ahead of the …

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Gh¢80m blown on air tickets, hotel – Minority – Starr Fm

The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament is raising the red flags over expenditure covering the floatation of the “failed” energy bond. According to the Minority, it is highly alarmed having discovered that “an astronomical GHs 80 million was spent on “administrative expenses” which essentially covers air tickets, hotel …

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Ghana now a laughing stock – Minority – Starr Fm

The minority in parliament claims Ghana has become a laughing stock in the International community following the under subscription of the 2.5 billion dollar energy bond. Addressing the media Wednesday, minority spokesperson on Finance Casiel Ato Forson argued that the Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta has caused financial loss to …

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Ayisi Boateng’s wishy-washy apology unacceptable – Minority – Starr Fm

The Minority in parliament has described the apology rendered by Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa George Ayisi Boateng over his divisive comment as wishy-washy, insincere and unacceptable. Mr. Ayisi Boateng was summoned to the Presidency on Wednesday, November 1 as pressure mounts for his dismissal for alleging that his priority …

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Stop washing our dirty linens in public – Avedzi to NDC – Starr Fm

The deputy Minority leader James Kluste Avedzi has weighed in on the wrangling within the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), calling for a cease fire. Speaking in the wake of attacks on former President JJ Rawlings and Martin Amidu by former Deputy Chief of Staff Dr. Valerie Sawyerr, he …

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You can continue to walk out – Majority to Minority – Starr Fm

The Majority chief whip of Parliament, Kwesi Ameyaw-Kyeremeh, has said the Minority side can continue to walk out on important debates in the house, the business of the legislature will still be done. The minority caucus led by leader Haruna Iddrisu walked out of the House Tuesday when the …

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