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Sissala West District formulate bye-laws to halt child marriage

Nyentie, one of the communities in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region where child marriage is more pronounced, has begun processes...
open defecation

Open defecation engulf clinic in Wa

Open defecation has engulfed the Busa Community Clinic under Wa Municipal exposing the health of both patients and health personnel at the facility to...
Female Farmers

PFAG Ask Government To Equip Extension Officers

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on government to equip the already existing extension officers with logistics to work with rather...

WACSI Opens 3 Day Workshop On Social Accountability

The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI), a capacity development institution, on Monday, opened a three-day regional workshop on Social Accountability, to enrich the...

Ghana Make Significant Improvement In Maternal Mortality

Mr. Bashiru Mohammed Jumah, Upper West Regional Program Officer of SEND-Ghana, has urged pregnant women to visit health facilities to access Antenatal Care (ANC)...

ECOWAS Reviews Gender and Elections Strategic Framework

A two-day meeting to review and validate the ECOWAS Gender and Elections Strategic Framework (GESF) and Action Plan began Monday in Abuja, Nigeria. The ECOWAS...
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Small holders farmers not benefiting from Agricultural sector budget

Mr Charles Nyaaba, the Programme Officer of the PFAG, made the call at a sensitisation workshop, jointly organised by the Association and SEND- Ghana...

PFAG Accuses Gov’t For Ignoring Extension Services In Budget

He said Government could have made provision for recruitment of extension officers, even though there was a claim of ban on employment to bridge...

Media Foundation for West Africa welcomes UNESCO’s decison

The Foundation which described the decision as good news, likened it to ‘a woman giving birth after 13 years of pregnancy’ - indicating global...

US Disability Right Fund engage Ghanaian beneficiaries

The Disability Right Fund (DRF), a US- based disability right organisation, has engaged its beneficiaries in Ghana to review projects being implemented; achievements chalked out...

Health care access,Smallholder farmers shortchanged

Smallholder farmers in rural parts of the country are finding it very difficult accessing healthcare thus affecting food production. This was made known during a...
Ghana Health Service

GHS adopts new approach to tackle maternal health in V/R

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) Volta Regional Directorate, in collaboration with the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has started a client-centred approach to tackle...
Rural Women

Akrofrom marks World Rural Women?s Day

A Manager of Africa Lead, Mrs Cecilia Addae has expressed the need for the country to ensure food security through storage, preservation and processing...

DOC undergo good governance training

The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) has organised a three-day workshop for District Oversight Committee (DOCs) at Cape Coast aimed at promoting good governance...
PWDs at workshop on responsibilities of Unit Committee Members

Mainstreaming PWDs Into Political Decision Making

Twelve People with Disabilities (PWDs) are on the threshold of becoming Unit Committee Members in their communities. Facilitators of PWDs into local politics project believe...

Citizens Have The Constitutional Right To Query Assemblies-Mr Anane

The people of Ga West Municipality, have been taken through the decentralisation concept and social accountability mechanism, vesting them with relevant information to question...

Aspiring assembly women schooled on winning votes

Some aspiring assembly women from the Upper East Region have been trained to strategically access the media to articulate issues that would win them...
Mr Joseph B. Allan, EU Delegation Programme Officer

CSOs In The Health Sector Must Work Together-Mr Allan

The European Union (EU) Delegation in Ghana has urged civil society organisations (CSOs) to coordinate their activities, so as to avoid unhealthy competitions in...
Dignitaries at the launch

Plan Ghana Initiate Project To Reduce Maternal Mortality

Plan Ghana has unveiled its ? 550, 000 Young Voices Project, which aims at helping to reduce maternal mortality in Ghana by empowering children,...
A cross section of the participants at the SPEFA forum in the Ga West Municipal assembly hall

PWDs Charge DAs To Involve Them In Designing Public Buildings

Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) at a Social Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability launch in Ga West Municipality, called on the assembly to involve them...
Street Library reading hub

Seven Communities Gets Reading Hub

Street Library Ghana, a non-oovernmental organisation, has inaugurated a reading hub for seven communities in the Nsawam-Adoagyiri Municipality at the cost of GH?25,000.00 The reading...