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Ten entrepreneurs tour Kenya to help revamp Ghana’s vegetable sector

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Some 10 agriculture entrepreneurs in the vegetable sector, who were selected to tour and study Kenya’s system, at the weekend...

ASSAR highlight activities to enhance climate change adaptation

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The Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) Africa-team Project has come out with activities to enhance climate change adaptation in the Upper West...

Ghanaians encouraged to join movement Against Child Abuse

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The ministries of Gender, Children and Social Protection and Local Government and Rural Development, in collaboration with UNICEF, have launched a national campaign to...
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KNUST, USAID partner to address post-harvest losses

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The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) acting in partnership with United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has set up a...

Fishmongers Request Temporary Prohibition On Illegal Fishing

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Fishmongers in the Central Region have called on the government to place a moratorium on the illegal fishing in the sea known as "sea...
malaria

Business Entities Urged To Embrace Safe Malaria Initiative

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Mr Felix Nyanor-Fosu, Chief Party of the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project (PSMP), has called on business entities to embrace the Safe Malaria Initiative...
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...
Kwaku Agyemang-manu

Minister Calls For Substantial Investment In Health

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Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, Minister of Health, has called for effective Public-Private Partnership (PPP) to invest in preventive services in health care delivery. Mr Agyemang-Manu said...
Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace

HAYTAFORD Acknowledges Role Of Media

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Mr Eric Duorinaah, a Team Leader of the Harnessing Youth Talents for Rural Development (HAYTAFORD) has urged the media to give more attention to...
Conflict-Resolution

USAID Contributes To Peace-Building In Ghana

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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Northern Ghana Governance Activity has held a Conflict Management and Peace-building training for 50...

Some Communities In N/R To Benefit From Indoor Residual Spraying

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Over 300,000 rooms in seven districts in the Northern Region are to be sprayed as part of the Indoor Residual Spraying Campaign to prevent...

Ghana-France Political Dialogue Begins In Accra

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The Fourth Session of the Ghana-France political Dialogue on Thursday opened in Accra to kick-start the process of dialoguing that would help deepen diplomatic...
Bill Gates

Gates Foundation Double Effort In Tackling NTDs”.

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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday committed $335 million dollars in grants over the next four years to support various Neglected Tropical...

DEOC To Enhance Students Enrollment

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The West Mamprusi District (WMD) Education Oversight Committee (DEOC), has resolved to supply school uniforms and writing materials to beneficiaries of the Complementary Basic...

Stakeholders Discuss Findings On Reproductive Health Programs

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It brought together about 90 participants, representing various local and international stakeholder organizations. The meeting was held under the auspices of the National Population Council...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

Obama Seeks Over US$1billion From Congress To Fight Zika

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The proposal, set to be submitted to the Congress Tuesday as part of Obama's fiscal 2017 budget plan, would support strategies to curb the...
USAID

US gives more aid to Ethiopia

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This additional contribution includes more than 176,000 metric tons of food to be distributed to over 4 million Ethiopians and refugees. It builds on...
Ms Hannah Serwaa Tetteh (right) being assisted by Mr Francois Pujolas to cut the tape to open the exhibition at the Pre-Conference of Parties 21 (COP21) climate change festival in Accra.

Developing countries urged to prioritize climate change mitigation

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She said due to the impact of climate change, rainfall patterns had changed, resulting in low crop yields; stating that the Akosombo Dam in...
Grant Shapps United Kingdom Minister of State for International Development

New Energy the key to Africa’s energy deficit

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United Kingdom's minister of State for International Development is on a working visit to Ghana to spearhead the next phase of UK’s new Energy...
Picture of dignitaries at the Clean Cooking Forum 2015 (from right): Radha Muthiah, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Mr John Ackon, Rocky Dawuni and Mr Nicholas Manu

Ghana host Clean Cooking Forum 2015

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The biennial event, being held for the first time in West Africa, is part of a global effort to create a thriving global market...

Enforce sanitation laws to rid the country of filth

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Mrs Ama A. Ofori-Antwi, the Executive Secretary of Environmental Services Providers Association (ESPA) has called for the enforcement of the country?s existing sanitation bye...
AfDB

African bank helps improve Zambia’s water services

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched a project aimed at improving water and supply services in western Zambia, the Zambia Daily Mail reported...

Togo gets loan for road renovation

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The Abu Dhabi Fund for International Development (ADFD) has provided grants and concessional loan of 6 billion CFA francs (about 9.93 million U.S. dollars)...
Ghana Grains Council

Ghana Grains Council brings stakeholders together

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The Ghana Grains Council (GGC) has hosted about 700 maize, rice and soybean value chain farmers and actors at a forum, enabling them to...

Adolescents are our future

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Teenage girls have been cautioned to avoid pre-marital sex to protect themselves from teenage pregnancies, cervical cancer and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). Madam Mercy Sarkodie-Addo,...

USAID initiate nationwide health screening

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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Global Communities (GC), has initiated a nationwide health screening programme as part of the...

ASSESS Project & Africa Center of Excellence Inaugurated

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The U.S. Agency for International Development, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture?s Foreign Agricultural Service, the University of Rhode Island, Delaware State...
Journalists

Independent media linked to quality of reportage

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?The quality of reportage in African can only be universal and sustainable when journalists and media houses on the continent are independent economically and...
Cenpower

Cenpower Seals Deal For KIPP

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Cenpower Generation, a special-purpose vehicle created to develop the Kpone independent power plant (KIPP), in the Tema industrial zone has announced the financial close...
Ghana Health Service

Ghana Health Service Receives Support From US Govt

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United States of America, through its Agency for International Development (USAID) in Ghana, has donated 768,000 tablets of Aquatabs to the Ghana Health Service...