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Scientists urge governments to strengthen laboratory medicine to combat diseases

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The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for governments in West Africa to prioritise laboratory medicine as a panacea to subduing emerging and re-emerging...
Education Research Fund

African governments have not shown much commitment to research – Prof. Awandare

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Professor Gordon Akanzuwine Awandare, Director of West African Centre for Cell Biology and Infectious Pathogens at the University of Ghana has bemoaned Africa’s...
Photo taken in a foreign trade company in an industrial park of Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone shows employees working on a production line of cameras for a well-known brand of mobile phones. Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone in Lianyungang, east China’s Jiangsu province, has recently introduced a series of measures to cut taxes and fees in an effort to help foreign trade enterprises cope with the challenges brought about by the epidemic. (People’s Daily/Geng Yuhe)

Zambian experts urge Africa governments to continue promoting free trade

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African governments need to keep investing in measures aimed at promoting free trade on the continent as doing so is vital for continent's growth,...
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Manso residents appeal for the construction of their roads

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Residents of Manso in the Ashanti Region have appealed to government to construct roads in their area. Mr Ike Attobrah, a 34-year-old farmer, speaking to...
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U.S. tree conservation push to combat extreme heat and wildfires

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As part of efforts to help combat extreme heat and wildfires, as well as other adverse effects of climate change,26 forward-looking companies, cities, and...

Pope warns against going back to ‘normal’ after coronavirus pandemic

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The coronavirus pandemic should serve as an opportunity to build a fairer and greener society, Pope Francis said on Wednesday, warning against a return...
Health Society Statement

Governments Alone Can’t Tackle Infrastructure Challenges in Health Sector – AigImoukhuede

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African governments alone cannot tackle the deep challenges in the continent’s health sector. For success to be guaranteed, Africa’s private sector must be engaged...
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Ayoba provides connections and vital information amidst COVID-19

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The spread of COVID-19 has touched every part of Africa. Governments’ lockdown restrictions to limit the spread of the virus have meant many people...

Involve civil society organisations in policy and operational responses to COVID-19

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The Coalition of Civil Societies - Ghana, have called on Member state Governments and donor agencies to involve civil society organisations in policy and...
Covid

Governments worldwide roll out phased plans to reopen, experts urge precautions

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As weeks of social isolation prove to be effective in curbing COVID-19, governments worldwide are trying to absorb economic shockwaves caused by the pandemic...
Covid

Mass COVID-19 testing in Africa a key to flatten the curve

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Governments across the Sub-Saharan African region should partner with industry and multilateral lenders to boost large-scale testing of COVID-19 disease and halt its spread...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks during the opening of the 33rd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by Michael Tewelde/Xinhua)

South African President calls for debt cancellations for poor African countries to aid coronavirus...

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday called for lifting the waiver of interest payments and possible cancellation of debt for Africa's low-income countries...
Soul Clinic International disinfects school

COVID-19: Soul Clinic International disinfects school and shares message of hope

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The world is held anxious and spellbound, as we collectively fight to eradicate the spread of the novel Coronavirus. With some countries recordings lowercases...
African Union headquarters

AU urges sustained efforts against malaria in light of COVID-19

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The African Union (AU) has urged governments and people on the continent to remain committed to ending malaria in Africa, especially in light of...
immunization

WHO, UNICEF highlight importance of routine immunization during COVID-19 pandemic

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Two UN agencies said on Monday that as scientists around the world work to develop a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, governments must use...
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Global campaigners urge repeal of laws that discriminate women

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Governments should revoke outdated laws that have perpetuated discrimination of women in different spheres of life like education, leadership and employment, campaigners said on...
Paradigm Initiative

Digital Rights in Africa: Governments altered perception worrying – Paradigm Initiative

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Paradigm Initiative, a Pan-African social enterprise working to advance digital rights and inclusion in Africa has decried the overreaching dominant trend shaping digital...
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COVID-19: IOM reminds governments not to lose sight of challenges confronting Venezuelan refugees and...

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With the Coronavirus pandemic testing health care systems around the world, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) are...
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Gbetsoloo, Teshie Mantse, endorses COVID-19 Lockdown

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The Teshie Mantse, Gbetsoolo Nii Ashitey Akomfra III speaks to Teshiemei in a video message. He has endorsed governments restriction in movements in Teshie...
BBC 100 Women 2017

Global campaigners urge repeal of laws that discriminate women

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Governments should revoke outdated laws that have perpetuated discrimination of women in different spheres of life like education, leadership and employment, campaigners said on...
Older persons advocate against depression

Spotlight on governments as delegates meet in Harare to discuss inclusion of older people

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How well governments include issues of ageing in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2063 will be the spotlight of a...
coronavirus-surveillance

International society calls for strengthened solidarity in fight against novel coronavirus epidemic

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International organizations, governments of various countries, experts, scholars, and media are calling for scientific approaches, rationality, and cooperation to cope with the current public...

“We can only sell what we can carry”

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Getting farm produce to market centres is a hindrance to food crops production among small-scale farmers in Ghana. They can only sell what they can...

Partnerships: a key to sustainable waste management in Ghana from UNDP

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Waste management is becoming a critical challenge in many developing countries. In Ghana, it is estimated that the country generates about 30,000 tonnes of...

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...

Restructure tax policies to reduce distortions and inequity : Vitus Azeem charges!

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Mr. Vitus Adaboo Azeem, Chairman of the Tax Justice Coalition (TJC), an Independent Consultant, and a former Director of the Ghana Integrity Initiative, has noted...

16 out of 55 Africa countries passes Data Protection Law

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Realizing the huge opportunity of digital transformation, governments are keen to establish a regulatory environment that supports data-driven economic growth while strengthening trust in...
Climate Action In Africa

African Governments Charged to Prioritise Agro-Ecology

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Forty-five civil society organisations (CSOs) in agro-ecology and environment have called on African governments to place agro-ecology at the centre of their climate change...
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Corruption: The Biggest Enemy To Africa’s Development

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The impact of corruption cannot be underestimated, as it continues to hamper the development and democracy of Africa, and as well as impedes the...

24 Of 39 Top Priorities Of Ghanaian Citizens Found Space In The Annual Budget...

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SEND GHANA has lauded governments over the years for being very responsive to the demands of the citizenry. With funding support from the World Bank,...