UNICEF: More Nigerian Communities Oppose to FGM Practice

More than 309 communities in Nigeria have publicly declared their abandonment of female genital mutilation in 2018, a senior official with the United Nations...

MoGCSP Commemorates Day Of Zero Tolerance For FGM

6th February, marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The day is celebrated globally as part of the UN’s...
Cocoa Production

Cocoa Farmers advised to Practice Climate- Friendly Agroforestry

A programme to transform Ghana’s Kakum cocoa-forest landscape into a more sustainable agroforestry area has been launched with a call on cocoa farmers to...
Supreme Court

Practice Direction and Matters Arising

Following the judgment of the Supreme Court in Republic v Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie and 4 Others (Suit No. J1/06/2018, Judgment given on 7th June, 2018),...

England and Wales Begin to Practice Online Divorce System

Couples may utter those immortal words "I Do" when they marry in churches and registry offices. But a change in the rules has for...
Dr Mohsen Maarefi

Dr. Maarefi urge students to apply moral lessons gained from school

Dr Mohsen Maarefi, the President of the Islamic University College Ghana (IUCG), has called on graduates to practice the good morals acquired at the...
Wpid Homosexuals

Why The World Frowns on the Practice of Homosexuality

News concerning HOMOSEXUALITY seem to have gained popularity and attention pretty much in the media for the past years now. Questions arise from why...

Anal Sex Now A Common Practice Among Ghanaians

The practice of anal sex which was hitherto a taboo to mention in an African society, let alone practice it is now said to...

Justice Mrs Georgina Wood Becomes AIG Fellow

Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) has announced the appointment of Justice Mrs. Georgina Wood (Retired), immediate past Chief Justice of Ghana, as the 2017-2018...

Girls’ education suffering due to child marriages – Headmaster

The Headmaster of the Jato Zongo local Anglican Primary and Junior High School in the Atebubu-Amanten District of the Brong-Ahafo Region has said child-marriages...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

European Development Fund Supports Agriculture In U/W

The 11th European Development Fund has provided 160 million Euros assistance for the modernisation of agriculture to increase crop yield in the Upper West...

Health Professionals Urged To Focus On Patient Safety

Mr. Isaac Adupong, Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has reminded health professionals that selling of expired or almost...
African leaders

African Leaders Urged To Prioritize Land Management

The World Bank Group (WBG) say African governments have to prioritise strengthening of land management institutions, and coordinate investments in infrastructure, “if they are...

ECOWAS holds session for Magistrates and Lawyers

Justice Micah Wilkins Wright, the Vice President of ECOWAS Community Court of Justice, said the seminar was an outreach programme of the court designed...

Lack of Toilet Facilities In Ghana : A Threat To Human Health

Ghana as a country was confronted with cholera outbreak which affected 28,975 people and claimed 243 lives. This protracted cholera outbreak affected almost 60% of...
Expose Corruption

Anti-Graft activists worry over electoral corruption on Ghana’s democracy

The coalition made their views known here at the launch of a report titled "Reducing Abuse of Incumbency and Electoral Corruption in Ghana's 2016...
Amnesty International officials launching the toolkits

Ghana: Amnesty International quotes 137 inmates on death row

He said Ghana had not executed anyone over the past 23 years even though the courts continued to sentence people to death, and “we...
medical physics

Medical scientists seeks to regulate practices

It expressed deep worry over the prevailing situation where the Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) was refusing to register and license biochemists, biological scientists,...
child marriage

CHRAJ Condemns The Incidence of Child Marriages

He said the practice of CEFM continued to perpetuate issues of gender inequality, poverty, maternal and child mortality in the country. ...
End Child Marriage Campaign

Workshop on child marriage campaign ends

They said the forums should be dramatised for the people to understand the consequences of the practice and also enable chiefs and opinion leaders...

Muslim women receives skills training

She said by so doing they would be complementing their husbands’ efforts of providing for the family She said:...

BAJA’S Principles and Practice of Surgery 5th edition launched

The 5th edition of the BAJA’S Principles is a comprehensive text for surgeons, doctors and medical students, health workers...
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Ghana moves to regularize traditional medicine practice

The TMPC taskforce has seized traditional medicines and closed don shops for various offenses, the state-run Ghanaian Times reported. Torgbui Yaka,...

Girls Advised Not To Accept Early Marriages

The marriage of either a girl or a boy before the age of 18 is recognised in international legal instruments as a violation of...

South Africa introduces biometric capturing at ports of entry

The country is in the process of enhancing its capacity to uniquely identify individuals and confirm the identity of travellers with the highest possible...

WHO lay emphasis on antiretroviral therapy

“The Millennium Development Goal of reversing the HIV epidemic was reached ahead of the 2015 deadline - an incredible achievement that testifies to the...

Parlaiment can equally adopt other local languages – Bagbin

English is the main language for communication on the floor of Parliament, but it is allowable to use any of seven specified and other...

Agyemang Badu pushes in a goal for Udinese during practice

Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu By Patrick Akoto Midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu returned to the pitch to score for Udinese as they romped to a 5-0 win over their...

Baptist convention conference takes off

The Ghana Baptist Convention (GBC) will hold its Annual Session Programme from August 19 to 23 at Ejura in the Ashanti Region, to...

The Commonwealth Education Good Practice Award Went to Rwanda

A Ugandan English instructor shares teaching skills with Rwandan teachers in 2009. (File) The award was handed out during the opening ceremony of the...