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NGO calls for investment into SRH interventions for persons with mental illness

Basic Needs –Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has called for more investments into Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) interventions for persons with mental illness. The...
Health Vaccine Salvation

COVID-19: Some 360,000 persons to receive second jab in Ghana

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says about 360,000 persons who received the first jab of Covishiled, the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in March this...

Government urged to establish school for persons with mobility disability

Ms Efua Kyere Amponsem, the New Juaben South Chairperson of the Ghana Society for the Physically Disabled (GSPD), has called for the establishment of...
Boko Haram

At least 1,000 displaced persons return home in Northeast Nigeria: governor

At least 1,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have returned home in Baga, a town in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, after months of displacement...
Boko Haram

Multinational force hand over 94 rescued persons to Nigeria

A multinational force comprising troops from Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria, have handed over to Nigeria's Borno state 94 persons who were rescued...
MOGADISHU, April 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A woman helps her child to wash her hands as a preventive measure against coronavirus, at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Mogadishu, capital of Somali, April 6, 2020. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

Boko Haram attacks Nigerian military base

Terror group Boko Haram has attacked a military base in Nigeria's northeastern town of Kukawa, local media reported on Wednesday. An unspecified...

Provide temporary shelters for socially vulnerable persons – Gender Activist

Dr Angela Dwamena –Aboagye, a Legal Practitioner and Gender Activist, on Tuesday called on the government to provide temporary shelters for persons accused of...
Persons With Disability Get Government Support

Persons With Disability Get Government Support During Lockdown

The Government of Ghana has donated assorted food items to Persons with Disability through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection today Wednesday...
African Union headquarters

AU calls for expediting ratification of free movement of persons towards socio-economic advancements

Member States of the African Union (AU) have been urged to expedite ratification of the AU protocol on free movement of persons towards the...
Dyc Donations

DYC Choir Supports HIV Persons and Street Children

The Dynamic (DYC) Choir, a choral group and non-profit body, has donated stationery, clothes and food items to the ‘Motherly Love Foundation,’ people on...
Planting for Food and Jobs

Visually Impaired Demands Inclusion onto PFJ

Some visually impaired persons in the Ho Municipality have appealed to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to engage them in government’s flagship Planting...
Hansuah Road

Highway Director Assures Affected Persons That They will be Compensated

The Eastern Regional Director of Ghana Highway Authority, Mr Charles Adubofour has promised to compensate property owners affected by the on-going dual carriage being...
Ashesi Innovation

Tech Era and Partners to Design Assistive Technology for PWDs in Ghana

Tech Era, a tech non-profit based organisation in Ghana has partnered with Dextra, a Canadian social enterprise and engineering company to create affordable assistive...
Coat of arms of Ghana

Eighteen Persons to Contact Ghana’s Foreign Affairs Ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has requested the following persons to contact the Director of Legal and Consular Bureau of the...

NIPDA Supports 69 PWD with Various Items

The Ningo-Prampram District Assembly (NIPDA) on Thursday, presented entrepreneurial items to 69 local persons with disability to enhance their livelihoods. The items worth GHs121,864.00 includes...
Mr. Daniel Domlevo Auditor General of Ghana

Auditor-General Recovers GH¢ 67,315,066.12 Into Government’s Coffers

In fulfilment of Article 187(7)(b) of the 1992 Constitution, the Auditor-General has on 31st December, 2018, submitted a special report on Disallowing items of...
Wpid Methodist Church

Government Workers Asked to Live Exemplary Lives

The Right Reverend Dr Emmanuel Asare-Kusi, Bishop of the Koforidua Diocese of the Methodist Church, has called on people in government to live by...
Persons with Disabilities Gets Support from Global Aid

Global Aid Goes to the aid of PWDs in Mamprobi

The Global Aid for Marginalized Ghana in partnership with Mamprobi Church of Christ has brought smiles to some persons living with disabilities in the...

2,000 Persons Captured Under Catherine Afeku’s NHIS Mother’s Day Celebrations

Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku,Member of Parliament for Evalue-Adjomoro Gwira Constituency, has rolled out a package to register 2,000 people in Axim and its environs...

Three grabbed over marijuana sale

The Dormaa Central Divisional Police Command has detained three suspects for possessing and transporting a quantity of dried leaves suspected to be marijuana (weed). The...

GFD bare teeth at MMDAs for failing to disburse funds to Persons with Disabilities

The Ghana Federation of Disability Organization (GFD) has frowned against the slow pace in which the disbursement of the 3% District Assemblies Common Fund...

Bolga: PWDs Take Business Management Training

Persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the Bolgatanta Municipality have been trained in financial management and money literacy to help them manage their businesses well. About...

Persecute Persons Who Flouts Our Laws – Amnesty International

Amnesty International has condemned the inhuman and degrading treatment metered onto the alleged “fake soldier." In a press release from Amnesty International and copied to...
Photo taken on June 26, 2016 shows a landslide happened in a mountain village in Meigu County, southwest China's Sichuan province. [Photo: Chinanews.com]

Landslide kills 3 in southern Burundi

Some three persons died in a landslide which occurred on Thursday night at the Burunga area in the Gasanda zone, Bururi Province, southern Burundi,...

Court fines 3 for improper disposal of refuse

The Abeka Sanitation and Motor Magistrate Court has fined three people GHȼ360.00 each or in default spend ten weeks imprisonment for dumping refuse at...

Minister Calls For Gender Responsive Budgets To Eradicate FGM

Madam Otiko Afisah Djaba, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, on Friday appealed to African governments to improve upon their national budgets...

More efforts urged for inclusion of persons with disabilities in Africa

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...

Stakeholders Reflect On Needs Of Sekondi -Takoradi Metropolitan

The Sekondi -Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly together with Friends of the Nation have hosted communities and other stakeholders within the Metropolis to discuss the Assembly’s...

West African states move to remove obstacles to free movement of persons, goods

Ghana on Monday officially launched a National Steering Committee for the implementation of the regional monitoring mechanism (RMM) for the free movement of inter-state...

VOICE Ghana gives support to PWDs on local level development

VOICE Ghana, a disability focused non-governmental organisations with support from STAR-Ghana is promoting “stronger voice” for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in local level development...