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FOSDA urges EC, stakeholders to put Ghana first

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The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA) Monday urged the Electoral Commission to be sensitive to the political undertones of its decisions...

BONABOTO disagrees with Aviation Minister

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Bolgatanga, Jan 23, GNA-BONABOTO, a Civil Society Organisation made up of natives from Bolgatanga, Nabdam, Bongo and Tongo in the Upper East Region, has...

Project to fill gaps within the fishery sector launched

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The Management of CERATH Development Organisation with funding from the European Union has launched the Power to the Fishers Project under the Civil...
Electoral Violence

WANEP educates stakeholders on early warning signs of electoral violence

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The West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP-Ghana), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) has held a two-day capacity building workshop for electoral stakeholders to...
Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye

Let’s all get involve in law making – Speaker Oquaye

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The Speaker of Parliament Aaron Mike Oquaye on Thursday repeated his call for all and sundry to get involved in making laws for the...
Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Government must make its position clear on CSE – Catholic Bishops’ Conference

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The Catholic Bishops’ Conference Ghana has implored the President to take further steps to prevent future reintroduction of the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in...
Presidential Age

Reduced Presidential Age Will Enrich Ghana’s Democratic Structure

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Mr Frank Wilson Bodza, the Programmes Manager in charge the Democratic Governance at Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiDAF), has advocated the...
csos agenda

An ambitious roadmap is needed to deliver Agenda 2030 – CSOs

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The Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has called on government to set a more ambitious roadmap and identify practical...
Sexuality Education

PPAG Blames Hypocrisy for Hindering Sexual Education in Ghana

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Double standards and hypocrisy are the bane of effective sexuality education in the country, Mr Michael Tagoe, Youth Program Officer of the Planned Parenthood...
NORPRA Statement

NORPRA indicates that operations of ex-convicts undermine state peace and security

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The Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), on Monday expressed concerns about likely implications of the operations of...
Atiwa Forest

CSOs Urged to Reconsider Stand on Atiwa Forest Mine

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Three Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) have asked the government to reconsider its plans to mine bauxite in the Atiwa Forest. According to the CSOs it...
domestic violence

Ark Foundation Revives Domestic Violence Victims Facility

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The Ark Foundation-Ghana, a Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) has re-launched its Domestic Violence (DV) victims’ centre with a call on benevolent Ghanaians to support...

Youth Coalition Cautions against the Politicisation of NABCO

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The Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Coalition for Youth Development in Ghana, has urged the government to ensure that the recently launched Nation's Builders Corps...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Stakeholders present opportunities in SDGs

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The Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in collaboration with Deloitte, under the auspices of the Office of the...

GSAM Project Gathers Momentum

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Ghana’s Strengthening Accountability Mechanisms (GSAM), a five-year project initiated in Ghana in 2014 to assist in creating opportunities to enhance citizens’ participation in local...

MMDAs Urged to Use The Services of Professional Auditors

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The Ghana’s Strengthening Accountability Mechanisms (GSAM), a project aimed at improving local government transparency and accountability, has urged the Municipal, Metropolitan and District Assemblies...

FoE-Ghana, CSO holds National Stakeholders’ forum on forest conservation

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Friends of the Earth – Ghana (FoE-Ghana), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on Thursday led a discussion on the development of a “Community Based...
digital media

Media Ask To Support Quality Education Campaign

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Media practitioners in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions have been urged to use their skills and platforms to encourage duty bearers...
aids

Gov’t Urged To Implement Ghana AIDS Commission Act

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Mr Victor Attah Ntumi, President of the Ghana HIV and AIDS Network (GHANET) has called on government to implement the Ghana AIDS Commission Act,...
tax

Ghana loses US$2.1 billion to tax evasion annually

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According to the study, which was conducted on behalf of the National Coordinating Council of the Public Services International (PSI), there was the loss...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

SEND-Ghana champions discussions on investment in agriculture

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Policy makers and implementers, researchers, civil society groups, and development partners thought through research findings of donor assistance over the years to support food...

ActionAid finds new strategy to fight FGM

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The call comes as the world marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM on Saturday, on the theme "Achieving the new Global...
tobacco

Speed Up Implementation Of Tobacco Law – VALD

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It said the delay in the process for the adoption of the LI is hampering the effective implementation of the prohibition of tobacco smoking...

MoFa urged to create more fertilizer distributing outlets

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Following reports of confusion that have characterized the country's fertilizer subsidy program since its inception, Government has been advised to establish distribution outlets in...
court

Kashamu Trial In US Will Undermine Nation?s Sovereignty, Says CSO

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By Kelvin Ogbeh A Civil Society Organisation, African Civil Liberty Committee on Rendition has described alleged plans by the United State to abduct Prince Kashamu...
Alhaji Amadu Sorogho

NHIS funds should focus on child mortality cases

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Alhaji Amadu Sorogho, Member of Parliament for Madina has appealed to members of parliament to use their National Health Insurance (NHIS) Fund to help...
2013 ONE Africa Awards Agricultural Non-State Actors Forum (ANSAF) of Tanzania

The One Africa Award 2014 Is About To Close Applications

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ONE Africa, an international campaigning and advocacy organisation, is about to close applications for the ONE Africa Award 2014, that gives a Non-Governmental Organisation...
elections

IBIS Tasked Govt To Prioritise District Assembly Elections

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IBIS ?Ghana, a civil society organisation, has urged the government and other stakeholders to give equal attention to the forthcoming District Assembly election just...

Persons with disability demand more from assemblies

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The Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled (GSPD), has advocated the increase of its share of the district assemblies? common fund (DACF) to five...

Improve Sub-sectors of Social Ministries’ Budget Allocations-ISODEC

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Mrs Philomena Johnson, Coordinator of the Institute for Fiscal Policy (IPF) on Friday called on government to improve budget expenditure allocations to sub-sectors of...