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Feb

Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu was pushed out of his position – Dr Draman

The Executive Director of the African Center for Parliamentary Affairs, Dr. Rasheed Draman, has expressed concern about how the former Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, resigned from his position. According to Myjoyonline’s sources within the New Patriotic Party (NPP) hierarchy, the Suame MP willingly offered to step down during a meeting of the NPP caucus in parliament and the executive, […]

22

Feb

Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu’s resignation unprecedented – ACEPA Boss

The Executive Director of the African Center for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA), Dr. Rasheed Draman has labelled the resignation of Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu as an unprecedented event in Ghana’s parliamentary history. Following an emergency meeting between majority Caucus members and President Nana Akufo-Addo, Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu stepped down on Wednesday, February 21. It is reported that his Deputy, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, is[…]

ACEPA Trains Journalists on Gender Based Equality.

The Africa Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) in collaboration with the African Parliamentary Press Network (APPN), the Global Affairs Canada-funded ILGRP and with support from the Parliamentary Centre for Canada have organized a day training workshop in Accra for selected Journalists on Gender-Based awareness and equality. The training which opened was to sensitise the journalists on laws[…]

Enhancing the Capacity of Female MPs on Debating during the lawmaking process- Kenya

The Global Affairs Canada-funded Inclusive Legislatures for Gender Responsive Policies (ILGRP) project implemented in Kenya, Ghana, and Togo aims at improving development outcomes and human rights.The project supports three partner Parliaments and Parliamentarians to consider the differential impacts of policies, laws, and budgets on the poorest and most marginalized populations, particularly women and girls. This project is[…]

12

Feb

ILGRP Project Empowers Kenyan Civil Society Organizations for Effective Parliamentary Oversight.

The Inclusive Legislatures for Gender Responsive Policies (ILGRP) project, a collaborative initiative between African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) and The Parliamentary Centre (PC) funded by Global Affairs Canada conducted a two-day training for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Kenya last week on approaches to effective engagement in the oversight process of Parliament. Participants learnt how to apply gender impact assessment using gender-based analysis[…]