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Smoking

Ghana to enforce law against smoking in public places

Mr Samuel Kwakye, the Eastern Regional Director of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says it is an offence to send any person below...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Ghanaian president gives assent to law on right to information

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo here on Tuesday gave assent to the Right to Information (RTI) Act, nearly two months after it was...
Mr Reynolds O Tenkorang

Misapplication of law is responsible for low pensions – SSNIT

Mr Reynolds O. Tenkorang, the General Secretary of the Health Services Workers Union (HSWU), said the perception that the SSNIT Pension was low due...
Vigilante

Anti-Vigilantism Law Must Be Given Full Attention

Ms Gloria Akufo, the Attorney General and Minister for Justice on Thursday morning laid before Parliament, a Legislative Instrument (LI) to deal with political...
Right to Information (RTI)

Ghana’s RTI Law Will Enable CHRAJ Portray Its Vision

The passage of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill into law would go a long way to help the Commission on Human Rights and...
Corruption Demonstration

RTI to curtail corruption and nepotism in public sector – PPP

The Progressive People’s Party(PPP) has applauded the Parliament of Ghana for passing the Right to information Bill into Law albeit with few lacunas. According to...
Yua Funato is seen in images taken from her mother's Facebook page. Photo: FACEBOOK

Japanese Government to Pass a Law to Stop Parents from Physically Punishing Children

The Japanese government on Tuesday approved a plan to revise the child abuse prevention law and institute changes to legally prohibit parents and guardians...
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Celebrity Parents, Coaches Faces the Law in Massive US College Bribery Humiliation

Celebrity parents, coaches and test administrators were among 50 people charged Tuesday in a nationwide college admissions cheating and recruitment scheme that sought to...
Wildlife migration

Ugandan Parliament Draws Tougher Wildlife Laws

The Ugandan Parliament on Tuesday enacted a stringent wildlife law that would see poachers jailed for life if found guilty. The Uganda Wildlife Authority...
water

Kenya mulls law to better protect water from pollution

Kenya is in the process of developing a law to enhance protection of water bodies from pollution, a senior government official said on Tuesday....

MenzGold Saga: Nana Addo keen on finding resolution-Dep. AG

A high-powered Ghanaian delegation comprising experts in diplomacy, law and security, is headed for Dubai in the United Arab Emirates to broker a deal...

A 6 Member Ministerial Advisory Board Inaugurated For MoC

The Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP) has indicated that, law requires the Ministry to set up an Advisory Board to assist in...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa’s National Minimum Wage Bill Becomes A Law

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the National Minimum Wage Bill (NMWB) which sets an historic precedent in the protection of low-earning workers...

CDD-Ghana picks four scholars as its Democracy & Development Fellows

Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has selected four accomplished scholars and practitioners as its first Democracy and Development (D & D) Fellows. ...
Law

Zambia issues law to strengthen transparency in public finance management

The Zambian government on Wednesday issued a law that will enhance transparency and accountability in the management of public finances. Minister of Finance Margaret...
GFA

Foh-Amoaning Advises GFA Members

Mr. Moses Foh-Amoaning, a lecturer at the Ghana School of Law, insists there is no reason for any official of the Ghana Football Association...
okada ghana

NRSC at the forefront of campaign against “OKADA” business in Ghana

As part of activities to marking the West Africa Road Safety Organisation (WARSO) day, the National Road Safety Commission has given an indication of...
Concerned Farmers Association of Ghana (CFAG)

Pass A law To Curb Destruction Of Cocoa Farms – CFAG

The President of Concerned Farmers Association of Ghana (CFAG), Nana Oboadie Opambour Boateng Bonus ll, on behalf of the group called on Government to...
Lawyer Jantuah

Acquaint yourself with the law – Lawyer Jantuah urged Financial and Economic Journalists

The Vice Chairman of the Public Interest and Account Committee (PIAC), Kwame Jantuah has urged Finance and Economic Journalists to acquaint themselves with the...
Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan food activists hail president for not signing biosafety bill into law

Ugandan environmental activists and civil society organizations (CSO) have hailed President Yoweri Museveni's decision to decline to sign a bill into law that would...
Mental Health

Liberal’s Mental Health Act Signed Into Law

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has began the distribution of the approved Mental Health Act, signed into law by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to key...

Convicted juveniles must be close to parents – Professor

Professor Robin Walker Sterling, Law Consultant, University of Ghana, has underscore the need for the establishment of remand homes for juvenile offenders in all...

Stakeholders Call For Legislation To Govern Child Pornography

A law lecturer has called for a comprehensive legislation, criminalizing and punishing child pornography and other emerging forms of child sex abuse. Professor Robin Walker...

GIMPA Students Encouraged To Strive For Excellence

Professor Philip Ebow Bondzi-Simpson, the Rector of Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration has urged newly admitted students of the institute to exhibit...
Mental Health

Public Sector Workers Prone To Mental Health Issues

Dr Akwasi Osei, Chief Executive of the Ghana Mental Health Authority (GMHA), has called for the government to do more to address the myriad...
Businessmen display money at the exchange market in Suq Bacad market in Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, Nov. 18, 2015. (Xinhua/Faisal Isse)

Zimbabwe’s illegal money changers flock back to the streets

Illegal money changers have returned to Harare's streets following a short hiatus that had been caused by the passing of a law in September...

Gender Ministry Move To Strengthen Child Protection

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has initiated moves to review and amend current legislative framework on Children. Madam Otiko Afisah Djabah, Minister...

PPP Respects The Rule of Law

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP), is the only party that can boast of upholding the tenets of rule of law, transparency and accountability, Mr...
Right to Information

RTI Coalition Seeks Permanent Missions Outside Backing for Ghana’s RTI Passage

The Right to Information Coalition (RTI Coalition) Ghana has urged diplomats at the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UN-UPR) Pre-session in Geneva, Switzerland, to...

Ghana Was Compelled to Drag Ivory Coast to the ITLOS

A former Deputy Attorney General, Dr. Dominic Ayine had disclosed that the Mahama government was compelled to drag Ivory Coast to the International Tribunal...