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UN report calls for removal of barriers to youth social entrepreneurship

A new UN report called on governments and other decision-makers to remove obstacles to youth social entrepreneurship, such as access to start-up funds. Many regulatory...
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Global body seeks to remove agricultural barriers to spur exports

An international food certification body said on Wednesday it plans to remove barriers that deny farmers from exporting their farm produce to the international...

Gender dynamism: Nana Addo spoke the truth- Hon. Dokua

Objectively, President Akufo-Addo said nothing wrong in his presentation at the Women Deliver Conference in Canada. Women’s participation in the governance and decision-making processes...

Digitisation To Overcome African Trade Barriers

Digitally integrating Africa’s trade transaction ecosystem into a global economy offers Africa a unique opportunity to drive inclusive and sustainable development. Standard Bank’s achievements...

Breaking all the barriers in crippled APC

I am therefore of the firm view that it is better to follow strictly the dictates of our party and national constitutions, rather than...
Agriculture in Africa

Beyond Access: Putting Women First in Agriculture

I first met Memory in Kasungu, in the Northern part of Malawi. Memory, a mother of six, farmed on a one acre piece of...

Female Students Educated On Sexual And Reproductive Health

Female students have been urged to take responsibility of their sexual and reproductive health and to live acceptable social lifestyles. Dr. Emmanuel Ameh, Obstetrician/Gynaecologist at...

Building regulations in Ghana to bear accessibility designs

The Ghana Standard Accessibility Designs (GSAD) is expected to serve as a useful tool for individuals and corporate bodies involved in designing, implementing and...

Report indicates that business processes remain stiff

These impediments, according to a Labour Migration Study in Ghana, include frustration with business registration, difficulties with administrative procedures in trying to adjust to...

Parliamentarians in Africa calls for the removal of barriers

In the final statement, the parliamentarians called for protection of migrants' rights and continued fight against all forms of discrimination, intolerance and racism towards...

Ghanaian Companies Strive to Overcome Export Trade Hurdles

The Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Excellence (CLSCE) is to help improve the capacities export companies to overcome barriers to trade in the...

Sirari Highway barriers cut down to facilitate trade with neighbors

East African Cooperation Minister, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe The decision seeks to promote business among Tanzania traders with the neighbouring Kenya but without compromising security. ?We...

Political will weight to destroy Central Corridor trade barriers

Trucks await clearance at Gatuna border. (File) That?s because, according to government statistics, Tanzania?s port of Dar es Salaam accounts for over 60 per cent...

Mainstream into the Electoral Process Persons Living with Disabilities

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it was making efforts to remove all barriers that prevented Persons Living with Disabilities (PLDs) from...
Some Traders At The Agbogbloshie Market In Accra

The lowering of barriers to trade and investment

The lowering of barriers to trade and investment and the decline of distance and culture barriers has created enormous opportunities for companies to expand...
Rice And Food Imports

Dealing With Barriers To Food Security In Africa

Prices for basic staple food are back in the headlines?they are rising again. This is bad news for those among Africa?s poor who consume...
Wpid Sherry

Implement policies that will make health service affordable-Otumfuo

Sherry Ayittey, Health Minister THE ASANTEHENE, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has tasked governments in the West African sub-region to implement policies that will make...
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Rachel Opoku-Appoh

Rachel Opoku-Appoh speaking with a child at head porters? camp Rachel Opoku-Appoh, Deputy Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection in-charge of Social Welfare,...

Barriers to Information Is reduced by smartphones

In a little over a decade, the continent has become the world's second most connected region by mobile subscriptions, has witnessed the fastest growth...

The barriers to HIV/AIDS are our own false prophets

Mr. Bede Ziedeng, the Northern Regional Minister, has said false prophets and herbalists who profess to have the cure for HIV and AIDS were...

Delays And Frustrations At Our Barriers Must Stop-GRA

  The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) says it is determined to do everything to promote free movement of goods. Mr Robert Nana...

Remove All Artificial Trade Barriers In ECOWAS

  The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Nii Lante Vanderpuye, has called on ECOWAS member-states to muster the political will to remove artificial trade...

Legal and regulatory barriers to womens’ economic inclusion identified

A new World Bank and IFC report finds legal and regulatory barriers to womens economic inclusion have decreased over the past 50 years globally,...

Fertiliser value chain suffers over intra-regional barriers

The same barriers that plague intra- regional trade in commodities and seeds, apply to the fertiliser value chain.These include fragmented markets, high transport costs,...

Jonathan Promises Gender Equality Soon In Nigeria

President Goodluck Jonathan has reaffirmed his commitment to ensuring that gender barriers are broken in the country. Speaking in a congratulatory message to all...

President Jonathan Reaffirms Commitment To Breaking Gender Barriers

ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN?S DAY, PRESIDENT JONATHAN REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO BREAKING GENDER BARRIERS President Goodluck Jonathan greets and felicitates with all Nigerian women as they join...

Legacy Of A Football Pioneer Who Broke Racial Barriers

On the streets of Ghana?s capital, Accra, the names of English Premier League stars fly off the tongues of football-crazed youths. But a pioneer...

We Must Identify Bottlenecks And Barriers That Impede Progress Against The MDGs?Dr. Precious Gbeneol(SSAP-MDGs)

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on MDGs, Dr. Precious Gbeneol has said that for Nigeria to reach the Millennium Development Goals target...

Remove all educational barriers ?UNICEF advises

On the International Day of the People Living with Disabilities, UNICEF and partners are calling for the removal of all barriers that exclude children...

Regional trade barriers causing African food crises.

Africa can feed itself, earn billions of dollars and avoid food crises if the continent unblocks regional food trade, says a new World Bank...