The Supreme Court has granted the Attorney-General (A-G) more time to file its statement of case against a suit challenging the constitutionality of the passage of the electronic transfer levy (E-levy) by Parliament.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya, Sarah Adwoa Safo, has stated that she still holds her portfolio as Ghana's Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection and has no fears of losing her seat in Parliament.
The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has called on Members of Parliament (MPs) and staff of the Parliamentary Service to show leadership by declaring their assets, in line with the Assets Declaration Law, 1998 (Act 550).
The issue of absenteeism in Parliament where three Members of Parliament (MPs) have been referred to the Privileges Committee of Parliament for absenting themselves without permission from the Speaker will be heard in camera.
The Executive Director of the Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) and a leading member of ARISE Ghana, a newly formed nationalist group, Mensah Thompson, says those who have allegedly acquired plots of lands at the protected Achimota Forest and Sakumono Ramsar Site will only own such lands for the next two years.