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Road Accident

Transport Ministry fast tracks traffic regulations to reduce accidents

The Ministry of Transport is pushing for installation of speed limiters into all commercial buses to check speeding and control road crashes on the...
Presiding Member

Ghana’s Presiding Members demand amendment to Act 936

Fifty-five Presiding Members on Thursday called for the amendment of Act 936 so that District Assemblies will be allowed to use their Common Fund...
aids

PPAG Demands Modification of AIDS Commission Act

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), an NGO has call for the amendment of the Ghana Aids Commission Act to include specific provisions...
marriage

Namibian Woman to profit from modified apartheid marriage law

Hundreds of thousands of married women in the northern part of Namibia will begin to have access to inheritance after the deaths of their...
land

Public Hearing for Amendment of Land Use Charge holds

· Boasts highest attendance in the history of the Lagos State House of Assembly · ...
A deputy to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) from China’s Yunnan province speaks during a panel discussion on the draft revision to China's Constitution, March 7, 2018. (By Chen Bin from People’s Daily)

Modernized governance system and capacity depends on constitutional amendment

Revisions to parts of China's Constitution is believed to be a key measure to further modernize China's system and capacity for governance. Chinese President Xi...

Stakeholders want Health Insurance Act amended

The Private Health Insurance Association of Ghana has called for the amendment of the National Health Insurance Act 2012(ACT 852) to ensure equitable, affordable...

Parliamentary discussions from 13-16 June, 2017

Customs (Amendment) Act 2017 Passed MPs passed the Customs (Amendment) Bill 2017, which removes certain taxes paid on the importation of vehicular parts or...
ANC SA

SA: ANC to presents land claims amendment bill

The African National Congress (ANC) intends to introduce the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill (RLRAB) in May when Parliament reconvenes in a fresh...

Parliament Passes Energy Sector Levies Amendment Bill

PARLIAMENT has passed the Energy Sector Levies Amendment Bill which will review the two components of the levies downwards.  National Electrification Scheme Levy and the Public...

Parliament Pushes Through Energy Sector Levies Bill

Parliament has passed the Energy Sector Levies Amendment Bill which will review the two components of the Levies downwards. While the national electrification scheme levy...
Ban Ki-moon

Ex-UN chief proposes S. Korean constitutional amendment before presidential election

Former UN chief Ban Ki-moon, who returned to his home country earlier this month, on Tuesday proposed a constitutional amendment before the South...
Protesters attend a rally calling for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 19, 2016. Almost one million South Koreans marched on Saturday night to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye over her biggest political scandal since she took office in February 2013. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

Ruling party members close to S.Korea’s Park demand constitutional amendment to shorten presidential term

Saenuri Party chairman Lee Jung-hyun, one of closest aides to President Park, told reporters that the president expressed her willingness to step down without...
Rwanda

Rwanda to ratify Montreal protocol amendment by 2017

Rwanda will ratify the ambitious Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol by early next year, according to the ministry of natural resources on Monday. ...
Ghana’s Parliament

Council of state directs parliament on constitutional review

The Bill will amend Article 112 of the 1992 Constitution to give constitutional backing to the change of the date for General Election from...
Ghana’s Parliament

Parliament to rely on public views concerning Ghana’s Constitutional Bill

The Bill, which is currently before Parliament, amends Article 112(4) of the 1992 Constitution to make provision for Parliamentary elections to be held well...
EU

Suspicion Clouds EU-Turkey Agreement

With this amendment, 54,000 places which were foreseen for relocations will now be available for the purpose of resettling Syrians from Turkey to the...

NPA Amendment Bill Makes it to Consideration Point

Parliament has ushered the National Petroleum Authority Amendment Bill, 2015 into the consideration stage for proposed amendments. This was after the Bill was read for...

NGO calls for the amendment to Forestry Commission Act 571

Mr Iddi Zakaria, National Coordinator of Shea Network Ghana, said the non-inclusion of non-timber forest resources in the Act is destroying non timber resources...

Consultations during inter-Burundian dialogue suggest constitution amendment

"Participants to the first sessions of the inter-Burundian dialogue notably suggested the amendment of the national constitution to avoid confusion and misinterpretations," said Monsignor...
Parliament house

Mining communities slam Parliament on legislative move

According to them, they are mostly affected and suffered the devastating consequences of commercial mining, noting that Parliament had failed them for not collecting...

Rwandan referendum on term limits set for Dec. 17

The statement issued after an extraordinary cabinet meeting chaired by Kagame said Rwandans living in Diaspora will vote on December 17, 2015 while those...

Economist louds Amendment of Petroleum Revenue Management Law

An economist and  Chief Executive Officer of Edutainment House a non profit organization, Mr Isaac Yaw Opoku has welcomed the successful passage of the...

Constitution Amendment: Senate retraces steps in an attempt to override Jonathan

The Senate on Wednesday suspended moves to override the power of President Goodluck Jonathan to assent the amendment to the 1999 Constitution, forwarded...

Ugandan government cracks whip on non governmental organization

The Ugandan Parliament is due to debate a controversial bill brought by government aimed at clipping the influence of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) as the...

Court puts on hold constitution amendment

Hopes by the current National Assembly to alter some provisions of the 1999 constitution were on Thursday dashed by the Supreme Court: It...

Oyeyipo Talks On Constitutional Amendment

Mr. Adetunji Oyeyipo, a Senior Advocate is a partner in one of the foremost law firm, Abdullahi Ibrahim and Co. Oyeyipo, who was among...

Constitutional Amendment Sparks Controversy

In what appears to be a constitutional crisis, the Executive and Legislative arms of government have for over two weeks been pitched in...

Jonathan?s Refusal To Pass Constitution Amendment Bill commended

Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Festus Keyamo has applauded President Goodluck Jonathan?s refusal to pass the constitution amendment bill. The bill was presented to...

Parliament must lead the talk on constitutional amendment

Emeritus Prof S O Gyandoh Jnr., a Senior Partner of Gyandoh Asmah & Co has said Parliament, rather than the Supreme Court must be...