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Ghana Parliament

MPs condemn textbooks fueling ethnocentrism

Members of Parliament have condemned the publication of some textbooks for use in schools, which portray Ewes in a bad light, fueling ethnocentrism. ...
Getty/AFP/File / Ethan Miller After years of speculation on the identity of the crypto-currency Bitcoin's founder, Craig Wright, an Australian entrepreneur, has revealed himself as its creator

Bitcoin price hits new record high, fuels fresh demands for regulation

As Bitcoin hits all-time price highs, regulation must now become a major priority for financial watchdogs, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s...
Samuel Abdulai Jinapor

Jinapor advocates regulation of of small scale mining

Mr Samuel Abdulai Jinapor, Minister Designate for Lands and Natural Resources on Wednesday said regulating every aspect of small scale mining operations is the...

UN Road Safety Fund to support regulation of used vehicles in West and East...

The UN Road Safety Fund (UNRSF) is launching a project to regulate the export and import of used vehicles in West and East Africa,...

Nicaragua passes controversial law for ‘regulation of foreign agents’

The Nicaraguan National Assembly on Thursday approved a controversial law that requires any organization or person receiving external financing to register as a "foreign...
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DPC launches new regulation and compliance software to increase transparency

Data Protection Commission under the auspices of the ministry of Communications has launched a new Regulation and Compliance Software to increase transparency, Build Trust...
Dr Jonathan Zinzi Ayitey

Regulation of real estate agency services will rid industry of fraud- Lecturer

Dr Jonathan Zinzi Ayitey, a Senior Lecturer, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, has stressed the need for the regulation of real estate...

WHO supports stronger regulation of infant foods to protect Cambodian children’s health

The World Health Organization (WHO), along with two international organizations on Monday commended Cambodia for taking actions in regulating Breast Milk Substitutes (BMS) and...
Nigeria?s economy, Africa?s largest, may expand about 7.1 percent a year through 2030

Regulation, collaboration needed to fast-track global circular economy

European Green Deal, Covid-19 and new technology change environmental landscape Cross sector collaboration and enabling regulatory frameworks, as well as technology innovation, can fast...
Road Regulation

LI to regulate Road transport operators in the offing

Commercial road transport operators are to register and obtain operating license from the National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) under its Regulation, 2020. Additionally, floating drivers...
Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye

Speaker re-directs Ayariga’s motion on election documents to Subsidiary Committee

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, has redirected a motion by Mr Mahama Ayariga, MP for Bawku Central, to the Subsidiary Legislation...
Mining Opportunities

Government charged to ensure enforcement of extractive industry local content

The Government has been urged to strictly enforce the Local Content Regulations governing the extractive industry to ensure that foreign investors give preferential treatment...

Part Worn Africa: Frowns against the sale of unsafe tyres in Africa.

An advocacy organisation called Part Worn Africa has called on governments and regulatory bodies across the African continent to develop and enforce...

GOIL Strategic Fuel Tanker Operators Guidelines Released

Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) the nation’s foremost indigenous Oil Marketing Company (OMC) on Wednesday rolled-out a national strategic plan of action to equip...
illegal mining

Experts urge regulation to ease effects of illegal mining in Ghana

Experts at a national forum here on Thursday urged proper regulations and support for small-scale mining in Ghana to reduce its effects on the...

Shippers Object to Container Weighing Regulations

Importers and exporters in the country have kicked against a draft regulation by the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA), which will introduce new measures for...

China’s ICBC marks listing of US$400 million bond on Nasdaq Dubai

Wang Hangbo, the executive vice president of China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS), rang the market-opening bell to mark the festivity at the Dubai...
GMO banana

EU & US consumers want regulation and labeling on GMO products

The Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD), a network of 77 EU and U.S. consumer organisations, today published a new resolution on consumer concerns about new...

Accra Hosts 2-day African Ports Evolution Event

The forum was designed to provide West African government, terminal operators, port authorities and service providers up to date information on port expansion and...
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G20 Summit Will Promote Digital Economy Guideline

Recently, Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao stated that the G20 finance ministers and central bankers had reached a consensus that they would make the...

Gaming Commission not responsible for video games regulation

A statement signed by Mr Emmanuel Siisi Quainoo, the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission, said facilities operating video games on commercial scale are...

Burkina Faso National Assembly chairman sees laxity in non-biodegradable plastic bags regulation

"The implementation of that law is not substantial," he lamented, after a member of the government replied to an MP who raised the issue...

National Insurance Commission repositions itself

The Commission has also renamed its building as the ‘Appiah Ampofo House’ after a former Commissioner of the Commission for his selfless contribution to...
National Road Safety Commission

482 cases of accident recorded in B/A

He told the Ghana News Agency in an interview in Sunyani that the number of deaths recorded this year reduced slightly as compared to...

East African bloc says regulation migration routes shrink globally

The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) said in a statement issued in Nairobi that plans to increase awareness on migration and human smuggling in...
Dr. Henry Kofi Wampah, Governor BoG

Gold exporters drag Bank of Ghana to court

In what will be one of the major law suits to be slapped against the Bank of Ghana (BoG), newsghana.com.gh has learnt that the...
Can of Worms

It is insane to argue that capitalist do not want regulation

In this piece I am going to answer some of Mr Kwarteng?s twaddle questions verbatim. It is a fact that markets do fail, but it...
health workers

Zambian health experts call for regulation of health training institutions

Health experts in Zambia have called for the establishment of a independent regulatory body to monitor private training institutions providing training for doctors, the...

Nigeria Telco Industry Must Focus On Internal Self Regulation To Check Anti Market Practice

Chairman Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) Engr. Gbenga Adebayo said the only way of addressing anti market practice in the telecom...
Ghana police

Police to adopt drastic steps to enforce the use of seat belt

The police have vowed to strictly enforce the use of seat belts in commercial vehicles when the law becomes operational in December, this year. ...