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Zambia launches blueprints to enhance access to information

The Zambian government on Monday launched two communication policies aimed at resolving and widening access to information and promoting a diverse media landscape. The...

Reward systems for information on smuggled fertilizers instituted

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana findings have led to the government initiating a reward system for communities to provide key informant information on...

Sign language interpreters convey COVID-19 information, bridge gaps in Namibia

by Ndalimpinga Iita Sign language interpreters in Namibia are bridging gaps by conveying information on COVID-19 to the populace with...
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Zambia launches online child protection strategy

Zambia on Thursday launched an online children protection strategy aimed at protecting children from online abuse and cyberbullying. The National Child...

Ghana German Centre trains 26 youth in ICT

The Ghana German Centre has organised a training in Information, Communication and Technology(ICT) to equip 26 youths with the basic knowledge in ICT and...

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...
China’s new reforms to fuel anti-corruption campaigns

Tanzanian PM urges public to give information on corrupt practice

Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Wednesday urged the country's anti-graft watchdog to protect those who gave information on corrupt practices. Speaking...
Cyber Security

Tanzania’s communications regulator issues alert over cyber attacks

Tanzania's communications regulator on Monday issued an alert over cyber attacks, saying between 10 and 15 organizations based in the country have reported cases...
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COVID-19: Three institutions support Tetteh Ocloo State School for the Deaf

Ecobank, in partnership with the UNFPA and Tobinco Pharmaceuticals, has provided logistical support to the Tetteh Ocloo State School for the Deaf at Ashaiman...
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Ayoba provides connections and vital information amidst COVID-19

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...

Adolescent girls get information about COVID-19, personal hygiene in Malawi

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise and public schools remain closed in Malawi, a local NGO has started distributing sanitary materials...
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Visually impaired get information about COVID-19 on braille

As the number of COVID-19 cases is increasing in Malawi, a local NGO in conjunction with the Malawi government has started distributing braille pamphlets...

Government must give the public live updates on the COVID-19 fund

The Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation (ILAPI), in a statement copied to News Ghana on 20th April, 2020, has indicated that, "In as...
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Volunteer information on ‘escapees’ – Ho MCE

Mr Prosper K. Pi-Bansah, Ho Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has appealed to residents of the Municipality to volunteer information on 'escapees' from lockdown areas...
Investigative journalism

Journalism on the Cross of Cavalry: A Case of Umaru Sanda

One of the fundamental lessons anybody will ever be taught in a Journalism School is the role of the media to the citizenry. Certainly,...

Ghanaian schools to be provided with free Wifi

Some selected Ghanaian Senior High Schools (SHSs) and tertiary institutions are to be provided with free Wifi services, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice-President,...
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Information about novel coronavirus shall be passed on in rational manner

The voices for rationality have been passed on in the international community by international organizations, foreign governments, scholars and media outlets to inform the...
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Ghana Government jumped too early on alleged ‘coup’ plot – Former Colonel

A former Colonel in the Ghana Armed Forces is doubting the capability of three men arrested by state security apparatus for plotting to target...

Take Advantage Of The Opportunities In The ICT World – Communications Minister

The Minister for Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has encouraged girls in Ghana’s basic schools to be passionate and take advantage of the ...
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Assemblies urged to make information on LEAP very accessible

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to ensure that information about the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty...

Shippers Authority designs new mobile app for information

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA), on Wednesday, launched its new mobile phone application known as “ShippersApp” as a one-stop shop for dissemination of timely,...
Cameroon army

Information claiming death of army general is “fake” – Cameroon army

Cameroon army Thursday dismissed as "fake" claims from armed separatists that they have killed an army general in an ambush in Southwest, one of...

CSOs attend workshop on information dissemination

The African Youth and Adolescents’ Network on Population and Development (AfriYAN) Ghana, has organised a dissemination workshop to provide Sexual and Reproductive Health focused...
Illicit financial outflows

African countries lethargic to information on illicit financial outflow – Monica Bhatia

Although there is information on illicit financial outflows across the world, Africa seems lethargic in accessing such information to beef up tax compliance and...
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Financial Intelligence Centre demands information on Nyantakyi and GFA

All banks in the county as well as non-bank financial institutions have been asked to furnish the Financial Intelligence Centre with specific information on...

Journalists must carry credible news and information

Participants at the World Press Freedom Day celebration in Accra, Ghana, have called for the media to disseminate credible and verifiable information to the...

Atwima-mponua sports complex ready

The Minister for Youth and Sports (MoYS), Mr Isaac Kwame Asiamah has cut a sod for work to commence on a multi-purpose sporting facility...

Philanthropist refurbish Assin Adubiase Methodist School library

Mrs Vivian Fiscian, a US based philanthropist, has refurbished and stocked a new library complex and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) facilities for Assin...

AFDO marks 31st anniversary with World Toilet Day

The Afram Plains Development Organisation (AFDO), a Non- Governmental organisation has marked its 31st anniversary with ‘World Toilet Day’ celebration at Adiemra in the...
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Industry entreated to use evidence-based experiences

Dr. Peter Amoako-Yirenkyi, Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Consultant, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has called for industry to forge stronger...