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Health Lupus Day

Make lupus medical care visible in Ghana – Foundation

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The Oyemam Autoimmune Foundation has appealed to the Ministry of Health and policymakers to come to the aid of lupus patients in Ghana. The Foundation...
IMF

IMF official deems global vaccination highest return public investment project

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Widespread vaccination is probably the highest return global public investment project ever, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) official has said, urging policymakers to give...
Youth Parliament

Plan Int-Gh calls for urgent action to address challenges of girls

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Plan International-Ghana (Int-GH) had called for urgent action by the Government and Policymakers to stop the abuse and harassment of girls and young women...
Kotoka International Airport

Ghana ranked fifth in visa openness index

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Ghana ranked fifth and scored 0.875 on the 2020 Africa Visa Openness Index with 24 requiring no visa to enter the country, 28 requiring...
Mapping Africa

African countries urged to balance health, policy interventions to mitigate impact of COVID-19

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African countries have been urged to strike a balance between health, economic and social policy interventions in the coming months to mitigate the negative...
Women Empowerment

Economic empowerment essential to women’s rights – SWIDA-GH

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Hajia Alima Sagito-Saeed, Executive Director of Savannah Women Integrated Development Agency (SWIDA-GH), a women advocacy group, says empowering women economically is critical to helping...
Professor Ernest Asamoah

Establish impact fund to support social enterprises – Researcher

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Professor Ernest Asamoah, Lecturer and Researcher at the Regent University College Ghana, has urged policymakers to establish impact fund to support social enterprises in...
Kotoka International Airport

IATA underscores need for Systematic COVID-19 Testing Before Departure

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for the development and deployment of rapid, accurate, affordable, easy-to-operate, scalable and systematic COVID-19 testing for all...
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Culture in the COVID-19 recovery: Good for your wallet, good for resilience, and good...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically impacted the arts and culture sector around the world. With museums, cultural institutions, World Heritage Sites, and...
Ghana statistical Service

Data shows high multidimensional poverty rate in Ghana

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A new report by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) on Thursday indicated here a persistent high multidimensional poverty rate in Ghana. The Multidimensional Poverty...
Nicaraguan Migrants In Costa Rica Working In The Construction Industry

IOM Outdoors Global Guidance on International Recruitment and Protection of Migrant Workers

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Migrant workers can be vulnerable to abuse and exploitation during migration and employment due to factors including unethical recruitment, migration status, fear of deportation,...
World Bank

COVID-19: World Bank urges countries to take steps now to rebuild

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The World Bank has urged countries to take steps now to rebuild from COVID-19. According to the World Bank Group’s Global Economic Prospects report analysis,...
Ecomconnect Day

ITC’s ecomConnect Day slated for 4 June

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...Policymakers and business leaders to review the implications for e-commerce in Africa and beyond; workshops to address COVID-19 challenges The International Trade Centre...
Covid Re Testing

Impact of COVID-19 on surgeries worldwide

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Coronavirus started in the latter parts of 2019 in Wuhan City of China. Soon the disease spread from China and engulfed some European countries,...

We need to invest in disaster risk management- former Chief of Staff

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Mr. Prosper Bani, the former Chief of Staff, has called on African leaders to invest in disaster risk prevention to address the continent's...
Map Africa

One-month full lockdown across Africa to cost US$65.7 billion

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A one-month full lockdown across Africa would cost the continent about 2.5 percent of its annual GDP, equivalent to about 65.7 billion U.S. dollars...
Uk Urged To Keep Trade With Africa Flowing Amid Covid

UK urged to keep trade with Africa flowing amid COVID-19

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The UK government has been urged to keep trade with Africa flowing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic that experts say is threatening...
Shada Islam

Yesterday’s aid and trade policies won’t work for tomorrow’s problems

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Better late than never. After weeks of neglect, the global spotlight is finally on Covid-19’s devastating social and economic impact on the world’s most...
Covid

UN regional arm urged to increase spending on managing COVID-19 pandemic

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According to a new report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Lack of science application hinders global changes

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Dr Ernest G. Foli, a Silviculturist and Mensurationist has said lack of science applications in many policies and plans have affected global change needed...
climate change

African communities vulnerable to climate change

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African experts and policymakers have expressed joint concern over the vulnerability of African communities to the adverse effects of climate change. Some 200 sustainable development...
professor patrick och otieno-lumumba

Experts and policymakers urge enabling policies to drive Africa’s development

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African experts and policymakers attending the Africa Business Forum have emphasized that African countries can achieve "exponential" economic growth with good governance and creation...
Antonio Guterres

UN chief calls for realizing aspirations on women empowerment

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High-level experts and policymakers have issued a clarion call to African leaders to ensure the needs and perspectives of the continent's women and girls...
African Union headquarters

Continental peace, stability to drive Africa’s sustainable development – Experts

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African experts and policymakers on Monday stressed the crucial need to ensure continental peace and stability as a crucial imperative towards effectively harnessing Africa's...
INDUSTRIALIZATION

Experts, policymakers gather in Ethiopia to discuss on SEZs role to spur Africa’s industrialization

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African leaders of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), experts and policymakers have gathered in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to discuss on the role of...
Tourism, Beach, Africa,

Experts, policymakers urge more investment in tourism to drive East Africa’s growth

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Some 300 East African experts and policymakers on Thursday emphasized further investments in tourism as a priority sector to drive the momentum in East...
climate change

Experts, policy makers urge better analyzing climate hazards to effectively control possible shocks

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Experts and policymakers on Friday urged African countries to better understand and analyze climate risks as a crucial imputes to forge adaptation and climate...
budget

African experts, policymakers urge prudent public sector financial governance

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Experts and policymakers have urged African countries and pan African institutions to redouble concerted efforts towards enhancing the management of financial resources in Africa...
United Kingdom

Free flow of dirty money in the United Kingdom

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Policymakers in Britain would ask, why do the world’s criminals come to London to launder their dirty money? Friedrich Lindenberg of the Organized Crime...
Electricity

African experts, policymakers urge further investment to expand electricity access

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African experts and policymakers on Thursday urged African countries to further expand investment in electricity production so as to drive the continent's development. The experts...