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Thousands oppose Hungarian bill banning discussion of LGBT issues

Thousands of people turned out to demonstrate in Hungary against a draft law that would target the rights of LGBT minors and prohibit discussion...

Customs Urged To Enforce Law Banning Foreigners From Partaking In Customs House Business 

There is growing frustration over the influx of foreign nationals in Ghana taking part in Customs House Brokerage and as a result, industry players...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Libya reports 1,085 new COVID-19 cases, 18,834 in total

The National Center for Disease Control of Libya on Monday reported 1,085 new COVID-19 cases, the highest daily rate of infection in the country...

Libya reports 489 new COVID-19 cases

The National Center for Disease Control of Libya on Wednesday reported 489 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to...
schengen visa

China welcomes EU’s agreement of not considering banning Chinese travelers

China welcomes an agreement reached by EU health ministers that they see no need to ban Chinese travelers from entering the Schengen area, a...

Palestine to file cases against Israel for banning exports

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye announced Monday the Palestinian Authority (PA) will file cases against Israel before the international courts for banning the Palestinians...
seat belt

Zambian president’s call for banning of public transport vehicles without seat belts hailed

Zambian President Edgar Lungu's directive to have public transport without seat belts removed from roads to safeguard passengers' lives was on Thursday hailed by...
death penalty

Human rights body urges Tanzania to ratify international treaty banning death penalty

Tanzania's Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance on Wednesday urged the government to ratify an international treaty abolishing death penalty. The treaty, the Second...

Farming on Adaklu Mountain Banned Due to Landslides – NADMO

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has banned the cultivation of crops on the Adaklu Mountain. The ban was necessitated by a “severe” landslide which...

Soldiers Debunk Allegations of Refusing Entry to Residents

file image Soldiers in the Northern Regional capital, Tamale have dispelled allegations of banning residents leaving in the Old Airport Area from accessing their homes by deploying...
Photo taken on June 26, 2016 shows a landslide happened in a mountain village in Meigu County, southwest China's Sichuan province. [Photo: Chinanews.com]

Namibia proposes law banning foreigners from buying land

The Land Bill of 2016 is a combination of the Agricultural Commercial Land Reform Act of 1995 and the Communal Land Reform Act of...
Nana Kwame Donkor II

Chief commends the ban on Raffle Games as it has produced good results

The Chief of Nkubaseman in Agona Swedru and Gyaasehen of the Agona Nyakrom Traditional Area, Nana Kwame Donkor II has patted his back, and...

Saudi faults Iran on banning her citizens from the observing the Hajj Ritual

Iran announced on Thursday that its citizens would miss the Hajj this year, after Tehran failed to reach an agreement with Riyadh on arrangements...
Packaging & Specialty Plastics

African governments advised against prohibiting plastics use

Marco Amici, Marketing Manager for Dow Chemical in charge of Packaging & Specialty Plastics for Europe Middle East and Asia (EMEA), gave the warning...

VGMA Board State Urge Shatta Wale to Finish What He Has Started

After two years of publicly campaigning about not wanting to included in the awards, and recording and posting of materials that tarnished and denigrated...
Shatta Wale

VGMA Board Calls for the Banning of Offensive Musicians

Even though the 2016 edition of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) has not been officially launched, it looks like an issue concerning...

Banning 70 finance institutions alone not enough

As if that is not enough warning to Ghanaians today some market women, artisans and office workers are again falling victim to another set...
GMO Crops

German experts cautions against the banning of Genetic engineering

Genetic engineering was proven to be safe and was necessary for future plant breeding, thus should not be banned, said a German expert in...
Government has allocated rice production targets to all regions in the country to become self-sufficient by 2017.

SSRIDA hails Trade Minister

The Small Scale Rice Dealers Association of Ghana (SSRIDA) has hailed the decision of Dr Ekwow Spio- Garbrah, Minister of Trade and Industry to...

Ghana must get serious about food imports

Last week, SCANDAL carried a banner headline story in which we expressed some fears about Government?s pronouncements on a planned ban on the importation...

Banning of pure Water Sachet in Ghana would increase tourism

It is interesting to see sale of pure water sachet on the rise. Indeed it helps? our local economy however at what cost?   In researching...

Egyptian porn websites to stay in business after ruling

Legal case demanding banning of pornography websites is rejected by Administrative Court A case was filed by lhe Administrative Court ruled on Saturday against the...

Banning of African film on Al Jazeera?s South 2 North with Redi Tlhabi

This Friday on Al Jazeera?s global talk show South 2 North, Redi Tlhabi speaks to three film directors in the aftermath of South Africa?s...

NRSC to hold talks with stakeholders before banning used tyres

  The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) would consult with stakeholders before enforcing the ban on substandard tyres in September this year. The two months engagements...

Police deny banning PDP congress in Adamawa

The police in Yola on Wednesday said it did not ban Peoples Democratic  Party (PDP) congresses at Local Government level. The Assistant Inspector...

Ukraine draft law banning homosexual references violates freedom of expression – UN

The rainbow flag waves in the wind at San Francisco's Castro District. Credit: Benson Kua 5 October 2012 ? A new draft law criminalizing...

Classrooms In Parts Of The US Increases Ban List.

10 Stupid Items Barred from the ClassroomsSchool OutlawsSchools have been building lists of banned items since time immemorial. It makes sense when it?s items...

Aviation Pioneer J. Herman Banning Makes Historic Cross-Country Flight On This Day In 1932

The story of J. Herman Banning, an aviator who made a series of historic firsts, is an inspiring tale worthy of being retold for...

Banning Okada will lead to armed robbery and violent attacks

Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Afotey Agbo The Greater Accra Regional Minister Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, who is strongly advocating the holding of a...

Banning plastic bags in Ghana and the way forward

Pollution is the release of certain substances into the environment at a level which is detrimental to man and other living organisms. Plastic bags...