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Founders’ Day: Acknowledging the roles of Founders of Ghana

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The enactment of the Public Holiday (Amendment) Act 2019, (Act 968) by Parliament in March 2019 gave legal backing to the celebration of the...
Constitution

Former MP calls for amendment of the 1992 Constitution

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Madam Aninwaa Lucy Anin, Member of Parliament 1960 to February 24, 1966, on Sunday appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Parliament to...
Supreme Court

The GNA hereby attaches the full text of the Supreme Court’s decision on the...

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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF JUDICATURE IN THE SUPREME COURT ACCRA - AD 2020 CORAM: YEBOAH, CJ (PRESIDING) DOTSE, JSC BAFFOE-BONNIE, JSC GBADEGBE, JSC MARFUL-SAU, JSC AMEGATCHER, JSC KOTEY, JSC 25 JUNE 2020 CONSOLIDATED...
Parliament

Parliament to debate proposal for enactment of Private Members’ Bill

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Parliament will on Thursday, July 16, kick-start discussions on whether the House should allow members to privately sponsor bills to the House. ...
Dominic Ayine And Martin Amidu

Ayine v Amidu case calls for an amendment of mandatory retirement law

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I woke up to the news that the Supreme Court (SC) has decided the Ayine v Amidu case by a 5?2 majority against the...
Road Accident

Transport Ministry fast tracks traffic regulations to reduce accidents

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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

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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

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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

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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

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· 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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"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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...