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EPA urges communities to enact laws against tree harvesting

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Mr Emmanuel Lignule, the Upper West Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has called on community leaders to enact bylaws...
Taiwan

Taiwan revises laws to attract international organizations

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dpa/GNA - Taiwan on Wednesday announced newly revised regulations which aim to attract more international civil organisations to set up branches there through simplified...
Nigerian women

Laws Still Restrict Women’s Economic Opportunities Despite Progress – Study

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Economic and social impact of COVID-19 pandemic reinforcing gender inequalities Countries are inching toward greater gender equality, but women around the world continue to...
Chief Imam

Review laws to criminalise homosexuality – Chief Imam

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Sheikh Dr Usumanu Nuhu Sharubutu, the National Chief Imam, has urged the Government to consider the immediate review of the country’s laws to criminalise...
Policy Dialogue

Enact laws to formalise gender responsive budgeting-GTLC

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The Ghana Trade and Livelihood Coalition (GTLC), an agriculture, trade and policy advocacy non-governmental organization (NGO), has urged government to enact laws that would...
A woman walks with a baby stroller in front of the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York, the United States, July 20, 2020. The UN headquarters on Monday started its phase one reopening after it had remained physically close over the past four months to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. (Xinhua/Wang Jiangang)

UN agencies launch database of laws to help COVID-19 response

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United Nations (UN) agencies launched on Wednesday a database of laws that countries had implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help protect...
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Global campaigners urge repeal of laws that discriminate women

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Governments should revoke outdated laws that have perpetuated discrimination of women in different spheres of life like education, leadership and employment, campaigners said on...
BBC 100 Women 2017

Global campaigners urge repeal of laws that discriminate women

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

Government Pushes Laws For Automotive Industry

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Government is pushing for the passage of a law to facilitate the birth of the Ghana Automotive Industry. The law which is an amendment to...
Gender violence

Namibia vows to improve laws to fight against gender-based violence

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Namibia on Tuesday celebrated human rights day with government declaring that the country has laid a solid foundation in cementing human rights and created...
Mapping Africa S Natural Resources

Tanzanian MPs call for upgrading of laws on management of natural resources

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Some Tanzanian Members of Parliament on Monday urged the government to review and upgrade laws that provide for the management of natural resources, chiefly...

Small scale mining laws need to be reviewed

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Participants at a day’s workshop, have called on the government to review the laws on small scale mining to deter people from engaging in...
Environment Factory Inspection

Foreign companies operating in Ghana must respect our environmental laws

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of the Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has cautioned all foreign companies whose work impacts on the environment to ensure...
Shea-nuts

Sheanut Industry Needs Laws to Stay Firm

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Mr John Bennam Jabaah, Deputy Minister Designate for the Northern Region has called for the passage of a new law to regulate the sheanut...
sanitation

Sanitation Laws Will Be Fully Enforced and Offenders Severely Punished

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said in 2019, apart from continuing with educating and sensitising the people, the country intends to use its bye-laws...
OCCUPYGHANA

OccupyGhana Charges Government Appointees To Abide By The Laws Of The Land

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Pressure group OccupyGhana, has expressed great concern about the situation where persons appointed to chair boards of Statutory Corporations, Commissions, Services and Authorities, and...
Court Judges

Ghana’s Laws on drug smuggling must be reviewed

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The Judiciary is ready to enforce laws on illicit drug trade as a means of curbing abuse of fake drugs and substances, a Supreme...
Trade Committees Inaugurated

Ghana forms committees check textile piracy

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Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah, who doubles as MP for Team West has inaugurated two separate Committees to help curb the...
Mr. Charles Ayamdoo

Laws Of Ghana Must Be Allowed To Work – Charles Ayamdoo

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The Director of Anti-Corruption at the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Mr. Charles Ayamdoo, has charged Ghanaians to eschew politicisation of...
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Nigerian Residents In Ghana Respects The Laws Of The Land – NIDO

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The Ghana chapter of Nigerians In the Diaspora Association, (NIDO), a group of Nigerian residents in abroad backed by the Federal Government of Nigeria,...
climate change

Ghana to transform climate change policy into laws

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To ensure unhindered enforcement of its Climate Change policy, government of Ghana seeks to transform these policies into legally Mandatory Instruments (laws), a senior...

Christian communities urged to adhere to laws

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Mr Ace Annan Ankomah, the Managing Partner of Bentsi-Enchill, Lesta and Ankomah, has urged the leadership of the Christian community to adhere to the...
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Government urged to regulate security and safety industries

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The Ghana Fire Protection Service Providers (GFPSP) has strongly advised Government to re-look at the laws that regulate the security and safety industries and...
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Herbalist Calls For Relaxation Of Laws On Registration Of Drugs

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An alternative herbal medicine practioner and Chief Executive Officer of Manjada Herbal Centre at Gomoa Ekwamkrom in the Central Region, Dr. Umar Kwesi Kaitu...

Evict Chinese firm for flouting our laws – Talensi residents urge government

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Residents of Talensi, in the Upper East Region have called on the government to evict from the area a Chinese Company, Shaanxi Mining Company...
pharmaceutical

Health Professionals Urged To Focus On Patient Safety

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Mr. Isaac Adupong, Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has reminded health professionals that selling of expired or almost...
National Road Safety Commission

NRSC Combines Education With Traffic Regulation Enforcement

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The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has stepped up its driver education campaign to prevent road crashes and fatalities during the Christmas season. This is...
Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Finding An African Solution To Our Problems

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“It is clear that we must find an African solution to our problems, and that this can only be found in African unity. Divided...

Ghanaians Urged To Respect State Institutions

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He warned that doing anything to the contrary would only lead to confusion and chaos. Speaking at...

Nigeria: Officials and Lawyers call for stiffer laws to check kidnappers

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Government officials and lawyers in Nigeria have proposed tougher laws to curb frequent occurrence of kidnapping in the countryn with death penalty being suggested. ...