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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...
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...