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Dr Amakye Boateng

Ghana would overcome monetization in politics – Dr. Amakye-Boateng

Dr. Kwasi Amakye-Boateng, a Senior Lecturer at the History and Political Science Department, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has cited poverty...

Amid hardships, Xi leads China’s sprint to milestone

China convened the "two sessions" after an over two-month postponement due to COVID-19 as the country makes its homestretch toward "Xiaokang," a moderately prosperous...

Roll out social interventions for rural farmers amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Youth Rise International, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) focused on poverty eradication has called on the Government to disburse LEAP and roll out other social...

UN says up to 29 million people in Africa at risk of extreme poverty...

Nearly 29 million people in Africa might fall into extreme poverty due to the negative economic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, an official at the...
teenage pregnancy

Will Teenage Pregnancy Ever End? Ask Stacy Amewoyi

Pregnancies among teens keep rising in towns and villages as the ratio thereof never decreases. Many women activists, NGOs and what have you, are...
Landry Ninteretse

African green lobbyists urge protection of heritage sites amid threats

There is a need for African governments to enact laws that will strengthen protection of the continent's pristine heritage sites amid intrusion for commercial...
commonwealth gathering

Commonwealth gathering urges countries to end gender inequality by 2030

A Commonwealth gathering has called for an end to gender inequality by 2030 so every girl can have the same opportunities as boys. Ahead of...

Another 8 provinces, municipality in China shake off poverty

Another 8 provinces and municipality in China have lifted all of their impoverished counties out of poverty by the end of February this year,...

Accra Village unhappy with stakeholders in the Ayensuano District

Mr Enock Adjetey Adjei, opinion leader and a spokesman for the people of Accra Village near Kuano in the Eastern Region, has called on...

World Bank and government to develop national clean cooking strategy

The World Bank is supporting government to develop a national clean cooking strategy to serve as a roadmap and a catalyst for a...

ECR Group endorses European Commission’s EU-Africa Strategy

The ECR Group has endorsed the European Commission's EU-Africa Strategy that was published on Wednesday. ECR co-chairman Raffaele Fitto said: “Europe and Africa require...

JENA gears up for peace campaign

The Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network Africa (JENA) will launch “Silencing the Guns” campaign in Accra on Wednesday, March 4, to enforce a just,...
Picturesque scenery of Mao county in beautiful fog and clouds in Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China’s Sichuan province, Dec.20, 2019. (Photo by Liu Guoxing/People’s Daily Online)

All Tibetan-inhabited areas in Sichuan out of poverty

By Lin Zhibo, Wang Mingfeng The last 16 impoverished counties in Tibetan-inhabited areas in southwest China’s Sichuan province have been removed from the country’s list...

Kenyan disabled females seek self-employment to beat poverty

People living with disabilities in Kenya find it hard to secure formal employment despite being skilled and ready to work, realities pushing them to...
Around 40 village cadres, members of the poverty alleviation working team, as well as young volunteers pick, wash and load the vegetables at the vegetable planting base of Xuyuan village on Feb. 5. Photo by Shi Chunlai, People’s Daily Online

Guangxi Farmers lifted out of poverty donate 10,000 kg of vegetables to epicenter Wuhan

By Zhu Xiaoling, Shi Chunlai, Qing Hua “We want to donate 10,000 kilograms of vegetables to Wuhan,” said Lu Jishun, a used-to-be impoverished farmer from...
Hage Geingob

Namibia to intensify fight against poverty, corruption and gender-based violence

Namibia will intensify fight against poverty and specifically corruption and gender based violence, President Hage Geingob said Tuesday. He was speaking at...

Shea processors receive support to increase production

The Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), an international economic development organisation based in Canada, has signed a Matching Grant Agreement with 10 shea processing...
school feeding

Ghana to inject GH¢700 million into School Feeding and LEAP

Government will, this year, inject GH¢200 million into the implementation of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) and GH¢500 million in the School Feeding...

We need more manufacturing centres in Volta region

Mr Anthony Dekagbe, the Head of Ho Small Tax Office (STO), has called for the establishment of more manufacturing centres in the Volta...

Let’s fight Neglected Tropical Diseases to reduce poverty – GHS

Dr Benjamin Marfo, the Programmes Manager for the NTDs programme, Ghana Health Service (GHS), has called on the public to help fight Neglected...

TVET, a sure way to curb graduate unemployment – GNECC

The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC) on Friday said Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) should be fully adapted to help bring...
Photo shows a grapefruit orchard in Gexin village. Photo by Wang Mingfeng, People's Daily

Sichuan adopts innovative method to lift farmers out of poverty

By Lin Zhibo, Southwest China's Sichuan province, by innovating the marketing mechanism for its poverty alleviation products, has helped a great number of farmers...

NPP Japan Branch Commends Government for Massive Investment in Agriculture

The National and the two-chapter executives as well as the entire membership of the NPP-Japan branch have applauded the Nana Addo-Bawumia led government on...

Five Upper East districts affected by floods get support

The Presbyterian Church in collaboration with Act Alliance, a coalition of protestant churches engaged in humanitarian Aid and headquartered in Switzerland, have distributed...

The Magic Bullet That Will Propel Nigeria to Greatness

Many writers, politicians and leaders of thought in Nigeria and outside have ideas about how Nigeria can get out of its present stupor or...
Sheep roam at the Xiyangyang farm in Keping county, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The farm has helped villagers get out of poverty. (Photo by Shan Jie from Global Times)

Policies help rural Xinjiang residents shake off poverty

Three years ago, Abudreyim Abduwaili’s family was still poverty-stricken, but now he has become the vice manager of a herding company and is helping...
child marriage

Poverty still major cause of child marriage in Ghana

Participants at a national stakeholders’ engagement have identified poverty, gender inequality, entrenched negative traditional and customary beliefs and co-habitation as major setbacks inhibiting the...

Kenya rallies developing countries to support multilateralism

Kenya on Saturday urged African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) member states to rally behind a strengthened multilateral system that is key to enhance the...

Cameroon livestock fair aims to alleviate poverty in rural areas

The 6th Cameroon Livestock Fair opened on Friday in the country's mountainous Adamawa region in a bid to alleviate poverty in rural areas, according...

Radical transition needed globally to meet sustainable energy targets by 2030

The 10th International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development opened today with delegates underscoring the need for greater collaboration between government and the...