Passing RTI is not by force, don’t cry more than the bereaved, speaker of Parliament to MFWA, Occupy Ghana etal

The Speaker of Parliament, the Rt. Hon. Aaron Michael Ocquaye seems to have had enough of the pressure and has warned Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and pressure groups to back off with the pressure being exerted on the legislature for the passage of the Right To Information (RTI) Bill. ‘’Recently when parliament is still working […]

CDD Ghana, GII, TUC, GJA, SEND-Ghana, GIBA etal to hit the streets over RTI

Major Civil society groups in the country are billed to hit the streets soon to protest the delay by parliament in passing the Right to Information Bill (RTI). They include include Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) Africa Office, Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC), PenPlusBytes, SEND-Ghana, Civil […]

RTI Bill: coalition accuse MP’s of frustrating passage of Bill, cite KT Hammond and Sam George of leading the charge

The Media Coalition on the Right to Information Bill (RTI) have accused Members of Parliament of deliberately frustrating the passage of the Bill, with the ruling New Patriotic Party’s KT Hammond and the opposition National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) Sam George leading the charge of frustrating the process. In a statement issued a while ago by […]

Fighting Corruption: EOCO, Martin Amidu, CHRAJ etal are bogus, RTI is the key-NDC MP

Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Banda Constituency in the Brong Ahafo Region, Ahmed Ibrahim Banda has indicated that the only way to ensure corruption is nabbed in the country is for the Right to Information Bill (RTI) to be passed into law. According to him, existing anti-corruption institutions including the Economic […]