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Sudan officially repeals law on boycotting Israel

The Sudanese government on Monday officially approved a bill cancelling the law on boycotting Israel. "Today a draft bill abolishing the law on boycotting Israel...
EU Observer Mission

Regulate political campaign expenditure in Ghana – EU Observer Mission

Ghana has been asked to make a law on campaign expenditure and finance to enhance the overall transparency and accountability of political finance. The law...
Photo taken on Nov. 6, 2015 shows a view of the refurbished parliamentary office in Accra, capital of Ghana. China'S State Hualong Construction Ghana Limited handed over here on Friday the completed refurbished office structure to Ghana's parliament. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

CHRAJ urges Ghanaian Parliament to pass Affirmative Action Bill into law

Mr Abdul-Rauf Alhassan, the Jirapa Municipal Director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has appealed to Parliament to expedite action...
Journalist GNA

Journalists are not above the law-Senior Journalist

Journalists have been cautioned to be objective in their reportage in order to avoid having a brush with the law as they are not...
File photo: Ken Ofori-Atta and Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia at Parliament for the 2018 Mid-Year Budget review

We did not breach any law on Agyapa – Ofori-Atta

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister Designate for Finance, has maintained that government did not breach any law in relation to the Agyapa transaction to securitise...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and New Ministers

Ensure peace, law and order in Ghana – President urges ministers

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday swore into office 16 regional Ministers vetted and approved by Parliament. He entreated them to ensure peace,...
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The Law on Dual Citizenship Versus Allegiance

The Law on Dual Citizenship Versus AllegianceIt is good that this issue has now bubbled up to the top, arising from the 2020 general...

Occupyghana®️ Calls for Electoral Disputes to Be Resolved According to The Law

OccupyGhana®️ has closely observed the events and circumstances preceding, in the course of and arising from the general elections held in Ghana on 7...
Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswana’s president signs revised environmental assessment amendments into law

Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Monday signed into law the revised Environmental Assessment Act of 2010, which was approved by parliament in July. The amended...

Law in the offing to address “ born again certificates”-Birth Registry

Reverend Kingsley Asare Addo, Acting Registrar, Births and Deaths Registry, said a new birth and death law is in the offing to address issues...
CHONE, April 17, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Residents stand in front of the debris of houses after an earthquake in the city of Chone, Manabi Province, Ecuador, on April 17, 2016. (Xinhua/Jorge Penafiel/EL UNIVERSO)

Croatia adopts law on post-earthquake reconstruction

The Croatian parliament passed a law on Friday on rebuilding the capital Zagreb and its suburbs following an earthquake in March. A...
Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison The Minister Of Gender Children And Social Protection

‘Government will enact a law to protect alleged witches’

Government will soon establish rehabilitation shelters for alleged witches and enact a law to protect them from mistreatment, stigmatisation and societal discrimination. ...

Cambodia arrests 14,038 drug-related suspects in 8 months

Cambodian authorities have arrested 14,038 drug-related suspects in 7,025 cases in the first eight months of this year, said an Interior Ministry's anti-drug department...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence attends a press conference on the COVID-19 at the White House in Washington D.C. March 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Pence echoes Trump’s “law and order” message amid rekindled anger over police brutality, racism

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence echoed President Donald Trump's "law and order" message in his speech accepting the Republican Party's renomination Wednesday night amid...
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)

Counter Washington’s habitual bullying with law

Video-sharing social networking company TikTok has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over an executive order banning any U.S. transactions with its parent...
File photo shows Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro attending the 55th summit of the South American trade bloc Mercosur (Southern Common Market) in Bento Goncalves, Brazil, Dec. 5, 2019. Jair Bolsonaro tested negative for COVID-19, confirmed his official Twitter account and Facebook page on Friday. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

Brazilian president enacts law to make academic year more flexible amid pandemic

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday enacted a law to exempt schools from having to meet a minimum number of school days amid the...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president signs border management bill into law

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Border Management Authority Bill of 2020 into law as the country is facing a growing challenge...

China firmly opposes U.S. signing Hong Kong-related act into law

China firmly opposes and strongly condemns the move of the U.S. side of signing the so-called "Hong Kong Autonomy Act" into law, said a...

The need for the passage of Ghana’s Affirmative Action Bill into Law

An Affirmative Action is the act of supporting or recommending a cause of action to remedy an imbalance. An Affirmative Action is a temporary measure...

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...