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Mr Casely Ato Coleman

Employers urged to appreciate employees by responding to their needs

Mr Casely Ato Coleman, Senior Global Human Resource Practitioner, has challenged Ghanaian employers to appreciate employees through investment in their engagement initiatives to respond...
digital skills

Digital Education Futures: The now and the future for Special Needs and Disability

A feature by Emmanuel Ntow Nyarko/ Hannah Ackom-Mensah Education is dynamic, especially for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The World Health Organisation...
New Year School

New Year School needs support from corporate Ghana – Antwi-Danso

Dr Vladimir Antwi-Danso, the Dean of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC), has underscored contributions of the Annual New Year School...
Africa Map

Africa needs to quicken its growth through re-defining its priorities

Africans need to re-define their priorities to quicken up the socio-economic growth of the continent. This is because if the continent continues to allow Western...
A local tour guide holds a handfull of dead desert locusts after an invasion in Shaba National Reserve in Isiolo, northern Kenya, 16 January 2020 (issued 18 January 2020). Large swarms of desert locusts have been invading northern Kenya for weeks, after having infested some 70,000 hectares of land in Somalia which the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has termed the 'worst situation in 25 years' in the Horn of Africa. FAO cautioned on 13 January 2020 that it poses an 'unprecedented threat' to food security and livelihoods in the region. The government is spraying pesticide in the affected areas to battle the insects. EPA/Daniel Irungu

Namibia needs 1.8 million USD to fight locust outbreak: minister

Namibia needs an estimated amount of 30 million Namibia dollars (1.8 million U.S. dollars) for resources to deal with the locust outbreak in...
Gender violence

Fiji needs more safe houses to address issues of gender based violence: official

Safe houses should be more accessible to victims of gender-based violence in Fiji, a Fijian minister said Tuesday. Speaking at a consultation...
A woman works at a silk reeling workshop of Guangxi Jingxi Xinsheng Cocoon Silk Technology Co., Ltd. in Jingxi county, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, March 3, 2020. Zhao Jingwu/People’s Daily Online

Chinese President development of science, technology to meet significant national needs

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed continuing to advance the development of science and technology to a deeper and broader level. ...
European Union

EU needs to implement recovery plan to “get through storm”: Commission high-ups

The post-pandemic top priority for the European Union (EU) is implementing the recovery package agreed by EU leaders and ensuring that the aid...
South Sudan

South Sudan needs to undertake reforms to win support from EU – envoy

South Sudan needs to undertake financial and economic reforms to win much-needed support from the European Union that has since 2014 imposed travel bans...
Gender violence

Impact of domestic violence needs fundraising to support victims

Imagine the front page of a national newspaper captures the story of a prominent male citizen who has experienced domestic violence that has left...
Ghana Flag

Ghana needs selfless leaders to speed up development agenda – Bank Manager

A renowned banker in Kumasi, has stressed the need for selfless and patriotic leadership at all levels, to help speed up the development agenda...
Edgar Lungu

Africa needs to reinvigorate spirit of national unity – Edgar Lungu

Zambian President Edgar Lungu said on Monday that Africa needs to reinvigorate the spirit of African unity and solidarity to overcome the many challenges...
Samuel Atta Akyea,

‘Ghana Needs US$10 Billion to construct subterranean drains

…as permanent fix to perennial flooding’ Minister of Works and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea, has disclosed that about US$ 10 billion would be needed...

European tourism needs €375 billion to recover

The European Travel Commission (ETC), a European tourism organization, has said that the European tourism sector needs 375 billion euros to recover from the...
Cover of the report “China's Fight Against COVID-19 Epidemic: A Decisive Campaign” by the Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS) Photo: Courtesy of the SIIS

A community with a shared future, a battle needs to fight together

— Initiative of the Presidium of the Belt and Road Journalists Network By ACJA Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19), countries around...

Ghana rugby needs funding to survive

The Ghana rugby needs strong financing to survive, the president of the Ghana Rugby Union Herbert Mensah has said. He described the...
Australia bushfires

Smoke pollution from bushfires needs national response – Australian experts

A coalition of health experts have called on the Australian government to urgently establish an air pollution authority in response to the bushfire crisis. ...
The Boeing chalet at the Farnborough air show in Hampshire, England, on July 15, 2014

Southeast Asia needs 4,500 new aircraft in next 20 years – Boeing

Top U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing forecast Tuesday that Southeast Asia will need 4,500 new planes in the next two decades, with single-aisle jets expected...
Mapping Africa

Africa needs to take bold economic decisions

Africa needs to begin making bold decisions to implement economic transformation programs that can take millions out of extreme deprivation, economic development experts said...

Stakeholders urged to prioritize the needs of women in agriculture

The Ghana Federation of Forest and Farm Producers (GhaFFaP) has said there is the need to place more emphasis on the needs of women...

Sierra Leone needs foreign support in combating HIV

Sierra Leone needs support from foreign countries to assist people living with HIV in the country, Abdul Rahman Sessay, Director General of the National...
family planning

Women urged to visit Marie Stopes for their family planning needs

Marie Stopes Ghana, has re-launched its centre at Kokomlemle in Accra with a call on women and girls to visit the place for all...

Namibia economy needs to diversify to find growth

Namibia needs to find ways of diversifying its struggling economy and cutting down the reliance on mining industry for sustenance, the vice chairperson of...
Khloe Kardashian

Khloe Kardashian ponders over dating accountants

The 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star recently split from NBA player Tristan Thompson - the father of her 11-month-old daughter True - after...
Hansuah Road

Afienya-Dawhenya link road needs to be fixed – residents

Residents of Eagle-nest Estates, Dawhenya, Ningo-Prampram District, have appealed to government to construct the Afienya-Dawhenya link road, abandoned for over a decade. The residents noted...
Uniformity Assemblies

Special Needs Mum demands consistency in procedures at district assemblies

Mrs Gifty Addo Sunu, mother of a four-year old girl with Cerebral Palsy has appealed to the government to ensure uniformity in the district...

Upper East Region Hospitals Needs Mental Health Drugs Badly

Psychiatric units in the Region are in dire need of psychotropic drugs to improve on the health care needs of psychiatric clients, Mr Edem...
climate change

Ghana Needs US$22.6 Billion to Address Climate Change Effects

Ghana is seeking a total amount of 22.6 billion dollars as its budget to implement her 31 national actions to mitigate and adapt to...
Mentally ill person

Ghana’s Mental Health Guidelines Needs Execution

The Human Rights Advocacy Centre (HRAC) has called on the Mental Health Authority operationalize its statutory mental health guidelines, to end the abuse experienced...

Ghana’s Health Sector Budget Needs An Upward Increment of 15 percent

The Health and Finance ministries have been tasked to ensure that the eight per cent budgetary allocation to the health sector be increased to...