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Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance

Civil Society caution Ministry of Finance over Heritage Fund

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The Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas (CSPOG) has raised concerns over the Finance Minister's request for Parliament to amend the Petroleum Revenue...
social child marriage

Zonta Club challenges government and others to help end child marriage

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The Zonta Club of Accra, a charitable and service group has marked its 50th anniversary celebration focusing on raising funds to advocate against child...
Debt

11 civil society organizations demand for tough action to deal with Zambia’s debt situation

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Eleven civil society organizations on Monday called more proactive action from government in dealing with the debt problem which is seen as the major...

Report says renewables could save millions from premature death

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REN21 is the global renewable energy policy multi-stakeholder network that connects a wide range of key actors from Governments, International organisations Industry, associations of...
Right to Information (RTI)

Civil Society Organisation demands fast action on RTI regulations

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Civil Society Organisations have called on government to quickly work on the regulations that would govern the implementation of the Right to Information law This...
Activism Support

Civil Society Needs Foreign Donors Support to Work

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Madam Riva Levinson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of KRL International, USA has called on foreign donors to help promote and sustain activism...

Harnessing The Potential Of Local Content For Economic Growth And Inclusive Development

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The Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), Mr Benjamin Boakye, has reiterated the need for government, civil society, and the...

Friends of the Earth Ghana: Schools CSOs on Ghana’s forest & mining laws

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As part of the Green Livelihoods Alliance (GLA) Project being implemented by Friends of the Earth Ghana in partnership with Tropenbos Ghana and A...
CDD Ghana

CDD-Ghana, STARGhana to brainstorm over Double Track System policies

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The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), in collaboration with STARGhana and media partners, will on Wednesday, 15th August, 2018 convene a multi-stakeholder dialogue...
Cyber Attack

Civil society calls on Zambia to halt cyber laws

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A consortium of civil society organizations on Tuesday urged the Zambian government to halt its plans to present to parliament bills aimed at regulating...
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...
Hajia Alima Mahama

Hajia Alima Mahama appointed as Clean Cookstoves member

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Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has been appointment as a member of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves...

Catholic Church focus on human growth

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The Catholic Church will continue to place its focus on fundamental pillars of human growth and development especially education, health and communication. The church seeks...

Minister of Environment describes COP23 as Biggest so far

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has described the just ended UN Conference of Parties (COP23) on Climate Change that...
extractive sector

Civil society seethes over African leaders’ lip-service to transparency in extractive sector

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African leaders are quick to ratify international transparency provisions for the extractive industry but are shy to implement them, civil society players attending the...
Climate change

World Leaders Take Turns At UN Climate Change Conference

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The UN climate change conference in Bonn which began on November 6, 2017 is expected to end on Friday, November 17, 2017. Ministers from around...
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)

Stakeholders In Agriculture Discuss Agricultural Governance

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The Northern Ghana Governance Activity (NGGA) project has brought together stakeholders in the Bawku area to form District Agricultural Sectorial Multi-Stakeholders Platform to help...
poverty

Botswana government says striving to eradicate poverty

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Botswana's Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs Minister said on Monday the government had developed a range of policies and invested resources to eradicate poverty. Speaking...

Gender Ministry Asked To Deepen Relation With Parents

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A law consultant says parents should have pivotal role in the review process of the country’s child protection laws. Professor Robin Walker Sterling of the...
Kwashiorkor

Ghana Asked To Fast – Track Nutrition Planning Manual

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Government has been asked to fast-track efforts to develop a nutrition planning manual to enhance the capacity of sectors and districts for nutrition planning...
climate change

COP23 Demands That Greenhouse Emissions Be Cut

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A total of 25,000 visitors are attending the United Nations conference of Parties (COP23) on climate change currently underway in Bonn, Germany. The conference which...

Ghana Mobilizing Funds Towards Paris Climate Change Pact

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Ghana is mobilising the about 22. 4 billion dollars needed to implement her Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), over a 10-year period, as part of...

Ms Esther Cobbah Wins CSR Chief Executive Officer Of The Year

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Ms Esther Cobbah, the Chief Executive Officer of Stratcomm Africa, was adjudged the 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) CEO of the year at the...
Health Services Delivery

Clients Satisfied With Health Service Delivery In Ghana

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About 75.79 per cent of clients of the health service in the country are satisfied with the health services delivery over the period of...
drugs

Fight Against Hard Drugs Receive Momentum

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The fight against increasing use of alcohol and hard drugs by the nation’s youth has received added momentum with the inauguration of the “Peer...

Assembly Step Up Effort To Generate Revenue

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The Asante-Akim South Municipal Assembly has launched an aggressive push towards generating more revenue for implementation of its development agenda. This involves stepped up public...

African CSOs call for greater domestic investment into routine polio immunization programs

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The year 2017 has seen the lowest case count of polio in recorded history, but the job is not done yet. Fourteen days into a...
five zonal consultation

Plans Far Advanced for Star-Ghana’s Phase Two Consultations

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The STAR-Ghana programme is set to hold further consultations on its proposed transition towards becoming an independent national entity (INE). Proposals will be presented at...
Corruption

Civil Society Groups on Corruption not in Support with GJA

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The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), Ghana Anti–Corruption Coalition (GACC), Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), Citizens’ Movement against Corruption (CMaC), and Africa Center for...

SERAP reports Dogara to UN over attempts to suppress civil society

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to three UN Special Rapporteurs urging them to “put meaningful pressure on the...