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Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams to change how participants access meetings next month

Microsoft is planning to introduce some important changes to Teams with regards to how participants access meeting chat based on how they were invited...
Veep Nhis

Ghana-Card holders can now use it to access NHIS – Veep

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) on Monday announced that it is linking the Scheme’s Card to the National Identification Authority's database to allow...
UK Ghana business council

UK-Ghana partnership to improve connectivity, access to infrastructure

The United Kingdom-Ghana partnership has mobilised funding and expertise to improve connectivity and access to infrastructure. A statement issued by the British...
State Institutions

Absence of decentralized state institutions hindering access to services – Study

The absence of decentralized state institutions is hindering access to essential services and justice by vulnerable communities in the Upper East Region, a study...

Food for All Africa organizes “Feeding Caravan” to commemorate UN World Food day

As a yearly ritual, today October, 16th 2020, marks UN World Food Day. Food is the essence of life and the bedrock of our...
Hearing Impaired Girl

Hearing-impaired girl gets access to education

For 14-year-old Salmu Alhassan, a hearing-impaired girl, education became a reality following the intervention of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF)...
Western Togoland

Lawyers of alleged secessionists lament poor state of cells, access to clients

Where and how to bathe, access legal representation and amenities whiles in custody took centre stage when 31 alleged secessionists picked in the Volta...
Img Wa

Black Girls Matter: Speak Up for Our Girls Now – UNFPA

The world has witnessed some remarkable progress in how adolescent girls navigate their lives today. There is a large increase in their access to...

Poor road network impedes access to education in Lassibile

Poor road network linking the Lassibile community in the Wa West District to other areas with educational facilities is negatively affecting access to education. Some...
Cocoa Farmer

Solidaridad supports businesses to access finance for COVID-19 resilience

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all facets of life including the health sector, academia, businesses, and the general socio-economic development of many nations. ...

Zambia conducts fourth survey on access to financial services

Players in Zambia's financial sector have embarked on a survey aimed at establishing the access to financial services in the country, the central bank...
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers a press statement on the European Green Deal at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 11, 2019. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

EU to participate in COVAX initiative for equal access to COVID-19 vaccine

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday that her institution is ready to join the COVAX Facility, a pooled procurement...

Penplusbytes validates citizens’ reports on government’s assurances for fishing landing sites and the railway...

Access to information is a key necessity for citizens to demand transparency and responsiveness from government and at the same time hold government to...

No public activity, access to July 4 celebration in U.S. Houston

There is no public activity and access to the annual Houston Fourth of July celebration Saturday night as COVID-19 continues its rapid spread in...

Kenya coffee farmers to access revolving fund in 3 weeks

Kenya will start advancing to small-scale farmers directly, the three billion shillings (about 30 million U.S. dollars) Cherry Advance Revolving Fund in March, officials...

CSOs in Ghana strengthen partnerships to support SDG7

The Alliance of Civil Society Organisations for Clean Energy Access (ACCESS), a global coalition, has partnered Hivos, to engage Ghanaian CSOs in Accra,...

Kenya to facilitate SMEs to access international markets

Kenya plans to facilitate small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access international markets, a government official said on Friday. Francis Owino, Principal...

Women should be given access to credit

Women need to be aided with unimpeded access to credit facilities, to drive their entrepreneurial skills and successfully operate their own businesses, Ms. Ivanka...

Gavin Newsom signs law expanding access to HIV prevention drugs

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law legislation that expands access to HIV medication in California, making it the first state to offer pre-exposure...

Ghanaian students urged to access education opportunities in the US

Students in Ghana have been urged to access opportunities for higher education in the United States of America (USA). "Stay in touch with the US...
Sustainable Development Goal Sdgs

SDGs Sub-Platform Coalition Campaigns for Universal health Coverage

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) Sub-platform Coalition on ensuring healthy lives and wellbeing has urged the Government to ensure that no one was left...
Financing Agriculture

Stakeholders Debate on Agriculture Sector Funding

Stakeholders in Ghana’s agricultural sector on Thursday, converged at a forum in Accra, to brainstorm on the best ways to access funding from financial...
sanitary pads

Only 17 percent of rural women, girls in Namibia have access to improved sanitation...

Only 17 percent of women and girls living in rural areas in Namibia have access to improved sanitation facilities, Minister of Gender Equality and...
Central Bank of Nigeria

Nigeria blocks textile importers’ access to foreign exchange

Nigeria's apex bank on Tuesday said it has blocked access to foreign exchange for importers of all forms of textile materials and that the...

Brong-Ahafo: Access to Water Improves

Access to potable drinking water has improved tremendously in the Brong-Ahafo Region, Mr Evans Opoku-Bobie, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister has stated. He stated that rural...
climate change

African Countries need the correct climate information to buttress for development

Collaboration among key stakeholders in the climate information services value chain is crucial for Africa to achieve its development agenda, African experts said on...
traffic kejetia

Kejetia’s Access Roads Opens to Pre-test Human Traffic

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has for the first time opened all access roads leading to the Kejetia area since the first phase of...

Every Ghanaian Child Must Have Access to Education

Dr. Kwabena Osei Adutwum, Deputy Minister of Education, has underlined the government’s determination to go to every length to ensure that all Ghanaian children...

Kenya reduces consultation fees to boost access to healthcare

Kenya on Tuesday announced a 20 percent reduction on consultation fees charged by doctors and dentists in a bid to expand access to quality...
Global human rights

EU extends grant to Zimbabwe to promote human rights, access to justice

The European Union (EU) on Wednesday extended a 5.8 million U.S. dollars grant to Zimbabwe to support the promotion of human rights, access to...