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UN Security Council

UN Security Council extends ban on illicit oil exports from Libya

The Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution to extend the ban on the illicit export of petroleum, including crude oil and refined petroleum...

Farmers appeal to government to ban agro-chemicals importation

A group of rural farmers have appealed to government to ban the importation of agro-Chemicals to protect farmlands for sustainable agriculture to enhance...

Gbi Traditional Council bans noise making

The Gbi Traditional Council, Hohoe, in the Volta Region has declared a ban on noise making and disturbances in the traditional area from Friday,...
Rice Farm

PFAG calls on government to adopt proactive measures for the rice sector

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG),has recommended a complete ban on the importation of rice into the country to secure the local...

Lionel Messi comes back to Argentina squad after ban

Lionel Messi has been recalled to Argentina's squad for upcoming friendlies against Brazil and Uruguay after serving a three-month international ban, the Argentine Football...

Sierra Leone: Amnesty joins legal battle against govt ban on pregnant girls attending...

Amnesty International has joined a legal case brought by two non-governmental organizations, Equality Now and WAVES, to challenge the Sierra Leonean government’s ban on...

Chiefs want donkey skin trade ban enforced

Some chiefs, who keep donkeys in the Northern Region, have appealed to the government to strictly enforce the ban on their skin trade in...
Corporal Punishment

More Education Needed on Corporal Punishment Ban

Dr (Mrs) Cecelia Tutu-Danquah, a counselling psychologist, has called for further sensitisation on the ban on corporal punishment in schools to enhance its enforcement. “There...
mobile phone

British Minister proposes the ban of cell phones in schools

Britain's schools minister Nick Gibb called on Saturday for a cellphone ban in schools to help students concentrate on learning. In an interview with...
clean Ankobra River

River Ankobra Begins Its Restoration Journey

The one time "lifeless" Ankobra River in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region is regaining its life with the continuous flow of clear...

Egyptian authorities declare one-month Ban on YouTube

Egypt's top administrative court ordered on Saturday to block YouTube streaming website for one month over hosting a video that denigrates Prophet Muhammad of...
Ban on noise making in Accra

Drumming and Noise Making Ban Takes Effect From May 14

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has said that the ban on drumming and noise making in the metropolis would begin from May 14 to...
plastic pollution

Italian government to cut plastic pollution through a ban

This month, the Tremiti Islands off Italy's eastern coast became the first part of the country to ban single-use plastic in almost any form,...
China-produced passenger vehicles are waiting to be shipped at the port of Lianyungang, eastern China’s Jiangsu province on March 5, 2018. The port handled a cargo capacity of nearly 40 million tons in the first two months of 2018, up 4 percent year on year. (Photo by Economic Daily)

Ugandan car importers kick against ban

Car dealers in Uganda are asking Parliament not to pass a law that will stop the importation of cars manufactured more than eight years...
Ban on noise making in Accra

May 14-June 14 Accra’s Ban on Noise Making Takes effect

The Ga Traditional Council (GTC) has placed a ban on drumming and noise-making in the traditional area starting from May 14 to June 14,...

Ex-president Mahama’s Unity Walks Must Stop

Mr Stephen Ashitey Adjei, an executive member of the Tema East branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on the leadership of...

Thai Airways Will No Longer Allow Overweight Passengers in Business Class

Thai Airways International plans to install new seat belts with airbags in the business class cabins of its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets but...
fire wood

Ghana Partners EU To Ban Illegal Wood Trade In The Country

As Ghana joins the rest of the world to celebrate International Forest Day on the theme: ’Forests and Sustainable Cities’’, Government is committed to...
vegetable export ghana

Ghana’s Vegetable Exports to EU Commence in 2018

The European Union (EU) has lifted a ban on Ghanaian vegetables after phytosanitary requirements are satisfied, local media reported on Wednesday. Three years ago, the...
European Union

The EU Lifts Ban on 5 Ghanaian Plants Exports

As from 1st January 2018, Ghanaian farmers will be able to resume exports of all plant commodities to the European Union (EU) market. This...
mobile payments

Zimbabwe’s leading mobile payment platform keeps ban on international transactions

Zimbabwe's largest mobile payment platform EcoCash has maintained the suspension of international transactions using its debit card, despite initially saying that transactions would resume...
Kenya police

Demonstrations Ban Does Not Give Room to Police Crackdowns

Reacting to the Kenyan government’s decision to ban demonstrations in the central business districts of the country’s three main cities, Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu,...
Two manchurian tiger cubs frolic at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 26, 2015. Seven manchurian tiger cubs and four African lion cubs here, all of which are three months old, met with the press recently. (Xinhua/Yu Fangping) (lfj)

Wildlife Division Puts ‘Close Season’ Ban in Full Force

The Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission has embarked on an exercise to enforce the ban on hunting of Wildlife in the country. The ban,...
Dozens of Russian athletes have been tested positive for meldonium which was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from this year. (Sputnik Photo)

Agency Advocates for Russia’s Exclusion from 2018 Winter Olympics

The world's leading national anti-doping agencies have called for Russia to be banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics and criticised the International Olympic Committee...
Wpid Fruitvegetable

EU team expected in Ghana to evaluate vegetable exports ban

Representatives from the European Union (EU) will soon arrive in the country to undertake critical assessment of the ban placed on some vegetable exports...
Mercury Ban

Abibiman Foundation lead Mercury ban campaign

Mr. Ebenezer Essilfie-Nyame, Environmental Research and Partnership Director, Abibiman Foundation, has called on the Government of Ghana to ban the production and use...

Ghana to ban mercury importation by end of year

Government has disclosed it will ban the importation of mercury to augment efforts to curb the impact of illegal mining activities in the country. The...

Ban on Tanzania maize exports will not be lifted

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has said that the East African country will not lift a recent ban on maize exports. "Spot...

Australian State hospitals to ban sugary drinks to combat obesity

The Australian State of New South Wales' (NSW) health department announced Thursday that it will ban sugary soft drinks in all hospitals and care...
Jehovah?s Witness

Jehovah Witness to contest Russia ban

The Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses is inviting the over eight million (8,000,000) Witnesses worldwide to participate in a global letter-writing campaign to the...