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Journalists urged to report extensively on the fisheries sector

Programmes Manager of Friends of the Nation (FoN), Mr Kyei Yamoah Kwadwo has entreated Journalists to devote much space and time to burning issues...

GSAM trains 75 community development monitors at Suhum

The Ghana Strengthening Accountability Mechanisms (GSAM) project has trained 75 community development monitors selected from 15 communities in the Suhum municipality to strengthen local...
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Community Development Monitors trained on GSAM Project

Community Development Monitors (CDMs) in the Gushegu Municipality of the Northern Region have been trained on capital development projects initiated by the Assembly to...
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Properly dispose of medical waste to curtail spread of COVID-19 – NCCE

The Western Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Justice Yaw Ennin, has called for the proper disposal of medical...
Iuu Fight

Anomabo fishermen empowered to gather evidence on illegal fishing activities

Fishermen in Anomabo have received smart phones for the piloting of an Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU)-ICT mobile App for monitoring, documenting and reporting...

Canoe fishermen petition President to save sector from the scourge of Saiko

The Ghana National Canoe Fishermen’s Council (GNCFC) and eight Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs) working in the fisheries sector have called on the President to intervene...

Concerted efforts needed to tackle food insecurity caused by desert locusts – Oxfam

International humanitarian actors have called on the international community to exert urgent concerted efforts to avert desert locust-inflicted food insecurity across Ethiopia and its...

Fight against inequality should not be accidental- Coalition

Fight Inequality Alliance and Ghana Civil Society Organizations platform on the Sustainable Development Goals have said efforts to check inequality in the country should...

Enact policies to fight inequalities – CSOs

The Ghana Civil Society Organisations Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals on Monday urged government to enact policies to curb inequalities in all spheres...

Minister lauds GSAM for promoting accountability

Mr Solomon Boar, North East Regional Minister has lauded the Ghana’s Strengthening Accountability Mechanisms (GSAM) project for promoting performance audits, which will help to...
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Citizens asked to show interest in government projects

The citizenry has been urged to develop interest in government projects in communities. Assembly members and unit committee members particularly...

Tanzania-based NGOs launch campaign to help working women

Three non-governmental organizations (NGOs) based in Tanzania on Saturday launched a three-year joint campaign aimed at shaping women's attitude toward work. Oxfam,...
Women In Mining

FoN and Oxfam Organises Capacity Building for Women in Mining

Women working in the mining sector in Ghana faced challenges that inhibit their effective participation in the sector. The challenges confronting the women include stigmatisation...
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Oxfam calls on Countries neighbouring conflict & violence to keep borders open.

As the AU celebrates this year the tenth anniversary of the convention adopted in 2009 to provide legal protection and assistance to millions of...

Women groups and youth receive training on sustainable farming practices

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has organized a sensitization and training for women groups and youth on sustainable farming practices. The training...

PFAG farmers trained on budgeting process

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has organized a capacity building training on the budgeting process in Ghana to its members in the...
A trader retrievesa receipt from an EBM. The amended law reinforces ministerial powers to fine taxpayers who circumvent using electronic billing machines to avoid paying taxes. (File)

Rich People Pay Meagre Taxes in the World

Super-rich people and corporations in the world have been taking advantages from taxation with some of the lowest levels of tax in decades, a...
Mr Tijani Ahmed Hamza, Country Manager of Oxfam

Oxfam identifies inequality as a peril to Ghana’s poverty reduction campaign

Oxfam International, a civil society organisation, has warned that Ghana’s poverty reduction gains over the past two decades is being threatened by inequality gap. Mr...
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ASSAR highlight activities to enhance climate change adaptation

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...
Domestic Violence

Gov’t of Ghana urged to reconstitute Domestic Violence Board

Madam Afua Addotey, the Board Chairperson, Women in Law and Development Africa (WiLDAF-Ghana), has called on government to reconstitute the Domestic Violence Management Board...
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Fishermen to be trained to gather evidence on illegal activities

The “Far Ban Bo” project will support fishermen to gather real evidence on illegal activities at sea through training and provision of relevant technologies...

Women farmers underfunded to withstand climate change – Oxfam

Charity organization Oxfam said on Tuesday that female farmers are not getting enough funding to adapt to climate change. Rashmi Mistry, head of Oxfam's Grow...
Deputy Energy Minister, with Oxfam Country Director, West Africa Programmes Manager and the Chairman for the occasion

Oxfam’s Merger Process with Affiliates Ends

Oxfam in Ghana and its affiliate organisations in the country have completed a merger process to operate under one management with one country strategy...
Deputy Energy Minister, with Oxfam Country Director, West Africa Programmes Manager and the Chairman for the occasion

One Oxfam platform launched to tackle inequality in Ghana

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have been urged to eschew the tendency of turning such organizations into family properties, and to recruit professionals who would...

Economic Inequality: Majority of Ghanaian populace live on less than a dollar a day

Extreme economic inequality is a barrier to poverty reduction in Ghana, Mr Tijani Hamza, the Country Director of Oxfam in Ghana has said. He...

Oxfam Ghana expands company’s investment to GHC 14.5 million

Oxfam in Ghana, has invested GHC 14.5 million, in its work for the financial year ending April, 2017 to March, 2018. The investments are spread...

Electorates Entreated To Hold MP’s Accountable

Mr Mohammed Awal, a Researcher at the Centre for Democratic Governance (CDD) has tasked electorates in and around fishing communities in the Western Region...

Trade Unions in Ghana Urged To Mobilse All Workers

An international Trade Unionist, Mr Nigel Flanagan, has called for a stronger and united trade union in Ghana to help fight poverty and inequality...

Oxfam Reveals Tatics of EU Big Banks in Tax Havens

The twenty biggest banks in the eurozone booked over a quarter of their 2015 profits in tax havens, with Luxembourg and Ireland the favourite...
Ghana Celebrates International Womens Day

Ghana urged to support demands of rural women

The Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF-Ghana) and Oxfam in Ghana on Wednesday called on government, traditional leaders and other key stakeholders...