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Ashaiman main road dangerous for PWDs

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Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the Ashaiman Municipality say crossing the main street in the town is a nightmare due to its inaccessible nature. ...

NiPDA sets 82 PWDs up for business

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The Ningo Prampram District Assembly (NiPDA) is provided material and logistical support for local 82 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) to set up businesses. At...

“Let’s consider vulnerable groups in national health policies” – NGO

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Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called on the country’s policymakers to consider vulnerable groups including, Persons With...
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Ashaiman PWDs want a local special school

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Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in Ashiaman have appealed to government and other stakeholders to provide them with a special school to educate local disabled...
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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...
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Dormaa Municipal Assembly presents GHC149,870.00 to 106 PWDs

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The Dormaa Central Municipal Assembly has presented an amount of GHC149,870.00 to 106 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Municipality to support them...

Hohoe Municipal Assembly holds ‘Meet the Press’ Session

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The Hohoe Municipal Assembly in the Volta Region has opened up its books to the people for scrutiny under its first edition of...
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Religious/traditional leaders urged to encourage citizens to participate in Referendum

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Wednesday urged religious and traditional leaders in the Northern Region to encourage citizens to actively participate...
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PWDs in Kpandai District receive support

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The Kpandai District Assembly in the Northern Region has presented assorted items worth GH¢76, 121.00 to 63 Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). The items included soaps,...
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Produce documentation on official expenditure to Assembly, PWDs advised

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Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Ashaiman Municipality have been asked to provide the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) with documentation on how and...
Corruption Campaign

We will Tackle Corruption from All Angles – Minister

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The Upper East Regional Minister, Madam Paulina Patience Abayage, has said government is determined to reduce corruption to the barest minimum by harnessing and...
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NCCE Educates PWDs on Anti-Corruption

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has organized a sensitization programme for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) on the fight against corruption and the...
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PWDs in Effutu Supported

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The Effutu Municipal Assembly has extended its benevolence to Persons with Disabilities (PWD’s) in Winneba with a call on them to make good use...

U.S Embassy In Addis Ababa Launches Its Annual Video Competition Dubbed: “I Stand For...

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The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa has announced the theme of its annual video competition: “I Stand for Peace”. The Embassy invites all current...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Nana Addo’s statement “Only the blind and deaf ignore NPP’s fulfilled promises” is...

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The Network of Journalists for the Promotion of Persons with Disabilities in Africa (PROMOAFRICA), has descended heavily on President Nana Akufo Addo for using...
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North Tongu PWDs Receive Empowerment and Equipment

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Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region have received items and start up kits worth GHC100, 000.00 from...
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VEReF to champion women & PWDs interests

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Volta Educational Renaissance Foundation (VEReF), a governance and democracy-focused NGO, is leading other NGOs in the Region to implement gender mainstreaming and inclusive participation...

2019 Budget Failed To Outline Government’s Vision For Promoting Inclusive Development

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The Ghana Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has indicated that, there is lack of policy direction in the...
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Ho Assembly Gives PWDs Support Through The Common Fund

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Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the Ho Municipality have for the second time in the year, received financial support from the District Assembly Common...
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PWDs indicts social welfare officer for extortion

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Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Wa East have accused the District Social Welfare Officer of using threats to force them to give back to...
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Beijing Hosts Government Officials to Discuss Commitments Towards Disability-inclusive Society

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Senior government officials, policymakers, civil society and academia from over 30 countries across Asia-Pacific have gathered in Beijing this week to accelerate commitments towards...

Persons With Disabilities Assured Of Accessibility To Courts In Ghana

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The Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo, has assured Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) that all efforts are put in place under her leadership to ensure that ...
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More efforts urged for inclusion of persons with disabilities in Africa

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Policymakers and experts attending an international meeting here on persons with disabilities (PWDs) on Tuesday called for more efforts to include PWDs in Africa's...

Involve Stakeholders in Planning and Budgeting Process – Consultant

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Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to engage all stakeholders in their planning and budgeting processes, particularly Persons with Disabilities (PWDs)...
The Project Consultant, Mr Saaka Sumaila, facilitating the training programme whilst the participants listen keenly

MMDAs Planning and budgeting must involve stakeholders

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Metropolitan , Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to engage all stakeholders in their planning and budgeting process particularly Persons with Disabilities(PWDs)...

MTN opens its doors to Persons with Disabilities

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Ghana’s Telecommunications Giant, MTN has reiterated its commitment of giving equal employment opportunities to Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), in the country.The Head of Human...

Upper East: Regional Network for Disability Established

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A Regional Disability Network (RDN) has been formed in the Upper East Region to support the Ghana Federation of Disability (GFD) to embark on...

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...

PWDs Receive District Assembly Common Fund

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Two hundred and eighty-two Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Ada West District have received a total amount of GHC 68,500 as their portion...

Ghana moves to make public facilities accessible to the disabled

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The Ghana Standards on Accessibility Design (GSAD) document provides specification on how buildings, roads and recreational centers should be designed so as to make...