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Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high-level officials attended the the G20 Extraordinary Virtual Leaders' Summit on March 26. Photo: Pang Xinglei/Xinhua

G20 ministers call for strong social protection systems amid crisis

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Group of 20 (G20) labour and employment ministers called on Thursday for strong social protection systems to support all workers and their families during...
Cyber Security

Zambia launches online child protection strategy

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Zambia on Thursday launched an online children protection strategy aimed at protecting children from online abuse and cyberbullying. The National Child...
HELSINKI, March 28, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Police officers and a road worker prepare for the blockade on a road in Hyvinkaa, on the northern edge of the Uusimaa region in Finland, March 27, 2020. To prevent the further spread of the coronavirus, the Finnish government on Wednesday launched a plan to block the country's hardest-hit Uusimaa region, which includes the capital Helsinki. The lockdown was expected to start on Friday night under police supervision. (Photo by Matti Matikainen/Xinhua)

Finland pledges more protection to immigrant workers

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Finland has pledged more protection to foreign labor, as Minister of Employment Tuula Haatainen on Thursday described the current situation as "unfair to...
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Rwanda says committed to protection of refugees on World Refugee Day

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The Rwandan government is committed to its international obligation to receive and protect refugees, the Ministry of Emergency Management said Saturday in a message...
Child Right Campaign

Pan African team engages media on child right campaign

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The Pan African Organisation for Research and Protection of Violence on Women and Children (PAORP-VWC) has engaged media practitioners in Tamale to plan and...
Libya

UN calls for protection of journalists in Libya

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The United Nations on Sunday called for protection of journalists and media workers in Libya, who are witnessing deadly armed conflicts between the eastern-based...
Dr Dacosta Aboagye

Correct use of face masks ensures minimal protection – Dr Dacosta

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Dr Dacosta Aboagye, the Director of Health Promotion at the Ghana Health Service, (GHS), has advised the public to always ensure the correct use...
Archbishop Bonaventure

Archbishop Bonaventure calls on public to adhere to lockdown directives

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Most Reverend John Bonaventure Kwofie, the Catholic Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, has appealed to all citizens to adhere to the directives given by...
Photo shows two of the children who received treatment from the medical program in the third batch. (Photo by Lin Rui/People’s Daily)

UNICEF chief concerned about children’s health, education, protection in COVID-19 pandemic

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta Fore on Wednesday expressed her concern about children's health, education and protection as COVID-19 has...
Jehovah’s Witnesses

JW urge members to observe COIVD 19 measures for protection

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The world headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses is closely monitoring the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (known as COVID-19), and has recommended practical steps...
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CAC prays for Ghana’s protection against COVID-19

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The Christ Apostolic Church International (CAC) has held a nation-wide intercessory prayer for Ghana's divine protection against the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The event, dubbed: "Arise Ghana...

MP calls for protection of cocoa farmers from market manipulation

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Dr Kwaku Afriyie, the Member of Parliament for Sefwi Wiawso, has called for the strengthening of measures to protect cocoa farmers from undue...
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Global campaigners urge protection of pangolins amid threat of extinction

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There is a need for governments to enforce legislation and support public campaigns aimed at enhancing conservation of pangolins amid threat of extinction, campaigners...
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UN chief promotes guidance on protection of children in armed conflict

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday promoted the practical guidance for mediators to protect children in situations of armed conflict. "The practical...

Children petition government for protection

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Children from the Tolon District in the Northern Region have petitioned government to provide them adequate security against all forms of abuses including; child...

Journalists deserve all the protection the nation can offer – J.J Rawlings

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Former President Jerry John Rawlings has stressed the need for the protection of journalists in every way possible. He said the profession was saddled...
African Union headquarters

AU marks 56th anniversary reiterating call for protection of refugees

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The African Union (AU) on Saturday marked its 56th anniversary at the headquarters of the pan-African bloc in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. ...
Dr George Oppong

DCI Ghana and Others Give Presentation on Child protection

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The Defense for Children International (DCI) Ghana, has been selected to speak on child protection and related issues at a United Nations (UN) political...
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GWC Provides Barekese Dam with Protection by Planting Trees

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The Ghana Water Company on Thursday began an exercise to plant 2,000 teak seedlings at the Barekese water headworks to mark this year’s World...
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Danjuar Festival Looks at Environmental Protection

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Shea and dawadawa trees provide enormous benefits for people in the northern part of the country as they are a source of income for...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Kenya Gets Crime Scene Forensic Kit to Better Wildlife Protection

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The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) late Wednesday donated assorted wildlife crime scene forensic kits to the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to boost protection of...
healthcare

Namibia to launch regulations for child care and protection

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Namibia will launch regulations for child care and protection legislation in March this year, Lucia Swartbooi, deputy minister of gender equality and child welfare,...

New Secretary General vows to tackle pressing issues facing Africa.

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The new Secretary General of the world’s biggest human rights organization, Kumi Naidoo, has pledged to strengthen Amnesty International’s work in order to...

Committee and CSOs hold meeting on Witness protection Bill

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The Parliamentary Select Committee on Legal, Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs has held a technical meeting, in Accra, with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to discuss...
In February 2017, China’s first national intellectual property evaluation and certification center, State Intellectual Property Evaluation and Certification Center, opened in Beijing. (Photo by People’s Daily Online)

Intellectual property rights protection becomes priority for China

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The recently unveiled guidelines for improving the trial procedures of intellectual property rights (IPR) cases in China have great realistic significance and far-reaching historic...

Educationist installed as Omankrado for Breman Kuntanase

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Mr Ato Dadzie, 45, an Educationist at the office of the Ghana Education Service at Ajumako-Eyan-Essiem has been installed as Omankrado for Breman Kuntanase...
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Customs experts discuss illicit trade, terrorism in Banjul

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The World Customs Organization (WCO) and the West and Central Africa customs experts opened on Monday a two-day meeting in Banjul to discuss border...
Tanzania

Tanzania plans to broaden coverage of social security protection

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Tanzania has started a process aimed at broadening social security protection that will help reduce poverty, a senior official said on Wednesday. Eric Shitindi, permanent...
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Supreme Court Judge Recommends Amendment Of Criminal Laws

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Mrs Sophia Ophelia Adjeibea Adinyira, a Supreme Court Judge, has recommended the amendment of Ghana’s criminal laws to make defilement a first degree felony. “Section...
Chemical Weapons

2-Day MESTI Workshop Opens in Accra on Chemical Weapons Protection

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Ghana has not been able to take full advantage of the opportunities of being a State Party to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), an...