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Covid-19

Stronger global poverty reduction efforts needed amid pandemic

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As the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty arrives on Saturday, the global community needs to take this special day as an opportunity...
Girl Child Day

Gender Department organises debate to celebrate Girl-Child Day

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A thrilling debate to highlight challenges and prospects of the empowerment of girls in the country has been held as part of activities to...
Aged Assembly

Tema West Assembly commemorates International Day for older Persons

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The Tema West Municipal Assembly (TWMA) has provided free medical screening, and health sensitization to over 500 local aged persons in commemoration of the...
Ben Nunoo Mensah Goc Prsz

GOC President Salutes Sports Media On International Day Of The Sports Journalist

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Mr, Ben Nunoo Mensah, President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has hailed hard working sports journalists on the occasion of International Sports Journalists...
Forestry Commission

Forestry Commission, stakeholders to celebrate International Day of Forests in May

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The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources in collaboration with the Forestry Commission and other stakeholders will celebrate the International Day of Forests on...
Persons with disabilities

Persons With Disabilities Observe International Day

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The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDD) has since 1992 been annually observed on 3rd December around the world. The theme for this...
International Day Of Families

Rwanda marks International Day of Families with awareness campaigns

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Rwanda on Thursday marked the International Day of Families in sectors countrywide, with public gatherings to promote awareness on addressing challenges affecting family welfare. ...
Street Children

Tamale Hosts International Day for Street Children

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The Centre for Development and Policy Advocacy (CEDEPA) an NGO with funding support from Adamfo Ghana, a charity organisation has organised a stake-holders’ forum...
Blunt and rusted tools used for genital mutilation ( PA )

UN Proposes Elimination of FGM by 2030

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Three executive directors of the UN agencies on Wednesday called for actions to eliminate female genital mutilation by 2030 on the International Day of...
Antonio Guterres

UN secretary General to Visit Peacekeepers in Mali

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One fallen civilian peacekeeper from Ghana among those to be honoured at UN Headquarters ceremony -- The United Nations will commemorate the International Day...
All Africa Students Union (AASU)

AASU Observes International Day For The Elimination Of Racial Discrimination

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On 21st March 1960, at the police station in the South African township of Sharpeville in Transvaal (today part of Gauteng), police opened fire...
AFP/File / Abbas Momani Palestine Liberation Organisation second in command Saeb Erakat has demanded an apology from Eurovision song contest organisers after the Palestinian flag was among a list of banned banners at next month's event in Sweden

Palestinian Embassy in Ghana observe International Day of Solidarity

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The Palestinian Embassy in Ghana has observed the International Day of Solidarity with the People of Palestine with a call on international community to...
education

UER Celebrates International Day of the Girl-Child

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The Upper East Region has marked this year’s International Day of the Girl-Child with a call on all stakeholders to collaborate and fight negative...

Yendi: Camfed Observes International Day of Girl Child

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As part of activities marking the International Day of the Girl Child, the Yendi Municipal office of Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) organised a...

Ghana and Others Mark International Day of the Girl Child

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The United Nation General Assembly on December 19th 2011 adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. The...
All Africa Students Union (AASU)

AASU Demands An End to Nuclear Tests

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We inhabit a world where nearly half of the population- more than 3 billion people- live on less than $2.50 a day. More than...

Ghana: GFP, YDI Observes International Day for Peace

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Youngstars Development Initiative (YDI) in collaboration with Generations for Peace Ghana has commemorated this year’s International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP)...

Ghana joins the world to observe International Day of Forest on 21st March 2017

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The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources and Forestry Commission in collaboration with other stakeholders will join the world to celebrate the International Day...

Ghana Marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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Ghana celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities December 3 marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities and the theme for this year is “Achieving...
disability

Australian High Commission Support Disability Initiative

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The Australian High Commission in Ghana has presented a cheque for GHC190,000 to the Orthopaedic Training Centre (OTC) after an application for funding under...
British High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr John Benjamin,

British High Commission Ghana moves to stop violence against women and grils

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This year the British High Commission through our Department for International Development (DFID) supported the launch of the Government of Ghana’s National Survey on...
nuclear

Minister Steinmeier remarks on International Day Against Nuclear Tests

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Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (29 August) to mark the International Day against Nuclear Tests: So far,...

23rd August is AASU’s Int’l Day of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

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The period 15th to 19th centuries constituted one of the darkest moments in human history. During that time the tragedy of transatlantic slave trade...
drugs

International Day Against Drug Abuse Marked in Upper East

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Mr Albert Abongo, the Upper East Regional Minister, who made the call in Bolgatanga, expressed concern about the upsurge of drug and alcohol addiction...
drugs

Upper East Marks International Day against Drug Abuse

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The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Albert Abongo, who made the call in Bolgatanga during the event, expressed concern about the upsurge...
Government asked to safeguard Ghana from conflicts

Help Protect Ghana From Conflicts – Gov’t Told

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“Although Ghana has not experienced the magnitude of conflict and civil wars that have destroyed neighbouring countries, we are of the view that it...
United Nations

UN slams central Mali killings of 5 peacekeepers

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Five UN peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in central Mali earlier Sunday, with another blue helmet seriously injured, according to preliminary information reported...
Worldreader

Parents counseled to assist girls to manage menstruation

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Mrs Efua Sam Bonku, the Municipal Co-ordinator of the School Health Education Programme, said girls between ages nine and 14, who had their menstruation...

UN Observed International Day to remove racism

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"The world has undoubtedly come a long way in ensuring equal rights and non-discrimination" in the past 15 years, the UN chief said in...
UNESCO

Media Foundation for West Africa welcomes UNESCO’s decison

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The Foundation which described the decision as good news, likened it to ‘a woman giving birth after 13 years of pregnancy’ - indicating global...