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Kenyan campaigners warn against repealing social protection law

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Kenya should reconsider a repeal of existing social protection legislation that could strip benefits to vulnerable groups like the elderly and the disabled, campaigners...
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EU executive proposes climate law, targets zero emission by 2050

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The European Commission introduced the European Climate Law on Wednesday, aiming to set a legally binding target of net zero greenhouse gas emission by...
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South African president proclaims commencement of legislation against rising gender-based violence

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has proclaimed the commencement of legislation that establishes dedicated sexual offences courts to combat rising gender-based violence, the Presidency said on...
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Expert piece: Route to Food Security is Impact Assessed Regulations

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Our parliamentarians are sometimes required to rule on some challenging proposals, with the private members’ Kenya Food and Drug Authority (KFDA) Bill a prime...
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President of architects’ association advocates for passing of legislation to make green buildings compulsory

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The president of the Ghana Institute of Architects (GIA), Richard Nii Dadey, has called for the passing of legislation in the West African country...
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Kenyan lobbies hail legislation to regulate use of pesticides

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A consortium of agricultural growers association on Wednesday expressed its support for proposed government legislation that intends to strengthen pesticide control. Officials...
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Gov’t To Introduce A Cyber Security Bill To Protect Children Against Cyber Crime

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The Minister for Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has disclosed that, government is preparing a legislation to protect and sanitise the cyber space against criminal...
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Muntaka wants legislation review to allow motorcycles

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Alhaji Mohammed-Mubarak Muntaka, the Minority Chief Whip and Member of Parliament for Asawase, on Thursday called for a review of the Road Traffic Regulations...
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Ghana’s President Charges Attorney General to Begin Legislation on Vigilantism

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has instructed the Attorney General to expediently put together and submit to Parliament the specific legislation to deal with...
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Ghana president indicates legislation on political party vigilantism

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Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo sent signals on Thursday that he may be compelled to introduce a legislation to control or disband political party vigilantes...
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Parliament disapproves suggestions on sodomy legislation

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In very strong language laced with banter, Parliament on Thursday minced no words to express disgust, revulsion and angst against attempts by people, backed...

Stakeholders Call For Legislation To Govern Child Pornography

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A law lecturer has called for a comprehensive legislation, criminalizing and punishing child pornography and other emerging forms of child sex abuse. Professor Robin Walker...

Association of Ghana Industries Want CIDA Bill Passed

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Mr Rockson Kwesi Dogbegah, Chairman Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) Construction Sector, has called on Government to pass the Construction Industry Development Authority (CIDA)...

Understanding the powers of Ghana’s weak parliament

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There is an old adage that says: “When a frog comes from under the water to tell you the crocodile’s mother is dead, you...
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Ghanaian group pushes for legislation on revenue collection in onshore oil exploration

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A Ghanaian group here, Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas (CSPOG), is pushing for a legislation to clarify which state institution to be...

A remedy for political apathy and indifference in Ghana

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Confidence and trust in Politicians and Political Institutions to deliver public goods and uphold the rule of law have gone down. It seems people...
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Canadian government introduces legislation to legalize marijuana

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The Canadian government unveiled legislation on Thursday to legalize marijuana. The legislation would make it legal for Canadians who are at least...
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Adults Entreated Not To Underestimate Capacity Of Children

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Parents have been asked to create an enabling home environment that would encourage and give children the confidence to speak about any acts of...
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Ghana government seeks to set time limits to strikes

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He said the attitude of going on strike in perpetuity or indefinite was not acceptable anywhere in the world, adding that he would go...
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U.S legislation remarks on DRC

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"We oppose efforts by other governments and parliaments, including the United States Congress, to interfere in the internal affairs of the Democratic Republic of...
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Gambia’s president declares war on child marriage

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Mr Jammeh said anyone marrying a girl aged below 18 would be jailed for up to 20 years. Speaking at the Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations at the...

National Quality Policy Drafted

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The policy would also protect its consumers and environment from counterfeited and unsafe products. The 24-page document when approved by cabinet would ensure availability of...

Ghanaian policy think tank advocates legislation to manage biomedical waste

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This, it said, would give legal backing to existing policies to help minimize the dangers medical waste posed to human lives and the environment. Ghana...
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Spy Bill: The Rights of the citizenry must be preserved

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The bill, ‘Spying Bill’, when passed into law, will allow the country’s security agencies to listen in on private conversations of citizens. However, in...
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Obama agree on tougher punishment on DPRK

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U.S. House of Representatives on Friday overwhelmingly passed the bill with a 408-2 vote. The legislation was approved by the Senate earlier last week....

Neymar had his assets frozen back in Brazil

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The 24-year-old is facing charges of tax evasion between 2011 and 2013, but has denied any wrongdoing. The federal court in the state of Sao...

Gender Ministry aims to Promote Equality

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The stakeholders extolled the Gender Ministry for its efforts at women's empowerment and advocating for safer environments for women, but urged it to intensify...
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Global Day for Safe and Legal Abortion held in Accra

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The CEO of Global Media Foundation, Raphael Godlove Ahenu has asserted that access to safe and legal abortion accompanied by accurate information and...

Kenya focuses on new technology, legislation to curb air pollution

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The Kenyan government will procure state of the art equipment and accelerate enforcement of new laws to curb air pollution that has worsened respiratory...

Beyond Homosexuality: The deeply rooted sins of a nation

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It is written, ?These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue,...