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A flag-raising ceremony is held by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong, south China, July 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Newly passed national security law a seawall safeguarding long-term prosperity, stability of Hong Kong

The Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)adopted on June 30 by...

Ghana’s Speaker Says Vigilantism Bill Will Be Passed in April

The speaker of Parliament prof Aaron Mike Oquaye has directed that the house comes back on the April 29, 2019, to consider the...

Special Prosecutor Bill Passage Will Become History

On media websites, Ghanaian reporters were giving undue credit to the National Democratic Congress’ parliamentary minority for the government’s decision to withdraw the bill...

Parliament Passes Energy Sector Levies Amendment Bill

PARLIAMENT has passed the Energy Sector Levies Amendment Bill which will review the two components of the levies downwards.  National Electrification Scheme Levy and the Public...

Achimota School Set Committee To Probe Student Death

The Board of Governors of Achimota School has set up a committee to investigate the recent death of a form one student. The committee would...

Namibia passes bill to create industrial development agency

Industrialization development minister Immanuel Ngatjizeko said the Namibia Industrial Development Agency seeks to develop key industrial and business infrastructure, promote investment, facilitate trade and...
Ghanaian Parliament

Ghana passes bill to ensure smooth presidential transition

The new act grants the Office Administrator General legal powers to evict an outgoing president and his or her vice-president if they exceed the...
Ghanaian Parliament

Ghana’s Parliament Passes The Presidential Transition Bill

  The Presidential Transition Bill has been passed into law by Parliament. The bill was passed after going through the Consideration Stage on the...

Ghana passes a new law aimed at reducing HIV infections

The bill, when assented to by President John Dramani Mahama, will empower the Commission to formulate policies on the HIV and AIDS epidemic, direct...
Shimon Peres at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East (2009)

Shimon Peres, the godfather of Israeli politics

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres passed away early Wednesday after suffering a massive stroke. The 93-year-old was the last remaining statesman from...

Ghana’s New Petroleum (E& P) Act is Progressive Panelists Proclaim

But, were quick to add that there were still some few gaps that needed to be refined to make it perfect. Some mentioned were...
A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

UNSC Press Convenience in Juba, South Sudan

AMBASSADOR POWER: The Security Council came to South Sudan to show solidarity to people of South Sudan, to learn more about how the civilians...

Iraqi parliament passes vote of no-confidence against defense minister

"The Council of Representatives (Parliament) voted in majority to withdraw confidence from the defense minister Khalid al-Obeidi after the lawmakers found his answers unconvincing...
Mental Health

Statutory Instrument on Mental Health is Appropriate – Dr Osei

Speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on the sidelines of the half-year review conference of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital on Tuesday, he said...

2016 Bill on Exploration & Production Passed

The petroleum industry in Ghana entered a new phase in its development, with the discovery of larger commercial quantities of oil and gas in...

Bill On Public Financial Mgt. Passed

Parliament on Wednesday August 3 approved the Public Financial Management Bill, which seeks to punish public officials who misappropriate state funds. The bill also...
Bank of Ghana

Parliament passes into law BoG Bill

The Bill seeks to plug the loopholes identified in Act 612, following an examination of current international trends and what pertains in other jurisdiction. A...

Parliament Passes BoG Bill

Parliament on August 2 approved amendments to the Bank of Ghana (BoG) Bill, which now gives the state five per cent funding from the...
Wpid Plastic Waste

Hazardous and electronic waste control and management bill 2016 passed by Parliament

The bill is set to provide for the control,management and disposal of hazardous waste and electronic waste and for related purposes. Discarded electrical and electronic...
Mr Mutawakiku Adam, Deputy Chairman of the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament.

E and P Bill May Be Passed This Year – MP

According to him, “all things being equal, the ‘E and P’ Bill could be passed by the end of the year (2016).” Mr. Mutawakilu Adam,...

Ghanaian Judges To Train On New Legislation Passed By Parliament

Mr Victor Jones Mawulorm Dotse, a Justice of the Supreme Court, explained that the training programme was to make the judges fully aware of...
General Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian leader to critically review 2016 budget before assent

The statement said in view of the "controversial alteration and padding of the budget proposal earlier", the Nigerian president needed to review the appropriation...

2016 budgets is passed; What next?

Thank God that the long awaited federal budget has been passed, though Mr. President demands for details before he accents to it! With this...
Nana Oye Lithur

Affirmative Action Bill Must Be Passed Before Nov 7 – Women Group

“This year is an election year, if the government of Ghana is genuinely committed to women's rights and gender equality, then we call on...

MP Queries Sale Of Oil Blocks Ahead Of Regulation Bill

A Member of the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament, Isaac Asiamah, is questioning what he thinks is the haste in selling off oil...
Aedes mosquito is the vector responsible for a the Zika virus.

Zika virus can be passed on through saliva and urine

The announcement was made on Friday by Paulo Gavel, president of Brazil's world-renowned public health research institution Ossa Crud Foundation (Fisc). ...
Asylum seekers

Danish Parliament embraces contentious asylum seekers bill

Lawmakers in Copenhagen voted 81-27 in favor of the new austerity measures, aimed to make the country less attractive for refugees and migrants. Under...
Nana Oye Lithur

Government’s Aged Funds to be established soon

The Minister, who announced this at a New Year party for the elderly in Tamale, said the aged fund would be used to address...

Dwayne Johnson Admits Passing Out After Training His Legs

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is still able to show his sense of humor after training his muscles very hard. The wrestler-turned-actor admitted on an...
A Mclaren super car is displayed at the New York International Auto Show in New York, the United States, April 2, 2015. A new breed of supercars that are said to have taken speed, power and automotive technology to new levels will be showcased at the 2015 New York International Automobile Show (NYIAS), scheduled to be held from April 3-12 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, New York. (Xinhua/Wang Lei)

Sales of new cars in Spain passed one million mark for 2015

ANFAC confirmed that the psychological figure had been passed for the first time since the start of the economic crisis in 2008 and that...