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Putin signs law to ease Russian citizenship acquisition

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed Friday into law a bill on the simplification of obtaining Russian citizenship. The document was published on the official...

Global campaigners urge repeal of laws that discriminate women

Governments should revoke outdated laws that have perpetuated discrimination of women in different spheres of life like education, leadership and employment, campaigners said on...
European Union

Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic broke the law by refusing refugees

Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic broke the law of the European Union (EU) by refusing to relocate refugees during the migrant crisis in...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Trump signs US$2 trillion stimulus package into law amid COVID-19 fallout

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a 2-trillion-dollar stimulus package amid mounting COVID-19 fallout, a few hours after the House of Representatives approved...
LPG Station

The law is only as good as the regulator

as LN100 has shown Kenya By Wanjiku Manyara, General Manager, Petroleum Institute of East Africa At the end of every regulatory process comes the regulator, the...
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo speaks after winning the vote in Mogadishu, Somalia, Feb. 8, 2017. Former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was elected new president of Somalia in a tightly contested polls held in Mogadishu on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Somali president signs election bill into law

Somali President Mohamed Farmajo had signed the Elections Bill into law, paving the way for the universal suffrage polls which are expected to take...

Those responsible for banking crisis will soon face the law- President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday said those found culpable for the recent banking crisis will soon face the full rigors of...
President of Nigeria

Nigerian president signs law aimed at reforming tax system

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assented to the 2020 finance bill, a law aimed at reforming the country's tax system. With...
Electoral Commission (EC)

100 people to face the law over multiple registration

The Tema Metropolitan Office of the Electoral Commission of Ghana says it is processing for court about hundred persons who allegedly engaged in multiple...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...