Parliament on Tuesday started debates on the State of the Nation’s Address with the Majority side defending the policies of Government and the Minority side criticizing issues raised by H.E President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday February 25, 2014.
Parliament to Consider Age 18 for Sexual Consent - Prof Sai Population and sexual health expert, Professor F.T. Sai is advocating that Parliament harmonizes the existing law on the Children's Act that puts the minimum marriage age in Ghana at 18 years but allows girls to engage in consented sex at age 16
The present Mace of Parliament was made when Ghana became a Republic in 1960. The upright position of the Mace in the Chamber may be likened to a linguist's staff of office; it also gives prominence to the head of the Mace, which is the eagle, the country's heraldic bird.