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Government must do more to uphold rights of older persons- CHRAJ

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has underscored the need for Government to do more in upholding the rights of older...

UN rights agency condemns killing of journalist Julio Valdivia in Mexico

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Thursday condemned the grisly murder of journalist Julio Valdivia Rodriguez...
Hong Kong

National security legislation solid underpinning for rights, freedoms of Hong Kong residents

The Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) was passed unanimously by...
Social Nca Engagement

WR office of the National Communication Authority educates network users on their Rights

The National Communication Authority (NCA) has called on the public to familiarize themselves with the rights and responsibility charter of the various telecommunication networks...
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...
reproductive System

Kenya to host Pan African conference on reproductive health, rights

Kenya will next week host a pan African conference to discuss novel strategies required to advance sexual and reproductive health of vulnerable populations like...
Hon. Mutuuzo Peace Regis, Minister of State for Gender and Cultural Affairs Uganda (left) is welcomed by Mr Necodimus Chipfupa, Regional Director, HelpAge International (centre) as Mr Joram Tiibasimwa, Chairman, National Council for Older Persons in Uganda looks on.

HelpAge, networks urge States to ratify AU Protocol on rights of Older People

While accelerated actions toward the rights fulfilment and protection of older migrants by governments of Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia is satisfactory, HelpAge International...

Assemblies urged to protect the rights of minorities

Mr Abdul Malik Jeleel, the Chairman of the Adentan Constituency of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has urged elected assembly members to use their...
An older person from Ethiopia

Ethiopia signs the AU Protocol on the rights of older persons

The Prime Minister-led Cabinet Ministers’ Council in Ethiopia has signed the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights...
ARHR Workshop

ARHR Equip Girls to Defend Their Rights

To mark the International Women’s Day on Friday, the Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), provided some girls in the Ashiedu Keteke Sub-Metro with...
urban slums

Dr Odamptey asks people to show respect to slum dwellers

There is the need to respect and appreciate the fact that people who dwell in slum settlements are fellow citizens and humans, with the...
Armored helicopters convoy cargo helicopters during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

Cameroon Refutes Using U.S military Assistance for Rights Violations

Cameroon's Ministry of External Relations has denied allegations that its army was using U.S. military assistance to carry out human rights violations. "Cameroon strongly denies...

PEYORG Demands Respect for PWDs

The Progressive Excellence Youth Organisation (PEYORG), has said it is important for parents to see children with disabilities as important assets whose rights must...
Isaac Dogboe

Media 7 licensed to broadcast Dogboe Vrs. Navarrete Fight

"Media 7", a digital terrestrial television based in Ghana, has acquired the rights to broadcast the boxing bout between World Boxing BO World Super...

400 homosexuals to undergo voluntary counselling in Ghana

At least 400 homosexuals have registered with the National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family (NCPHSRFV) to undergo voluntary counselling and reformation...
Mini app implanted in Alipay. (File photo)

China moves to safeguard consumer rights through its online complaint platform

China has upgraded its national internet platform of consumer dispute resolution 12315, enabling consumers to file and seek solution of complaints online in a...
National Communications Authority, Nana Defie Badu,

Consumers Charged To Expedite Their Rights For Quality Service Delivery – NCA

The Director of Consumer and Corporate Affairs at the National Communications Authority, Nana Defie Badu, has underscored the need for all consumers to be...
Otiko Afisa Djaba

Women Must Be Self-Resilient To Champion Their Rights In Society – Gender Minister

The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), Otiko Afisa Djaba, has called on both old and young women to be self-resilient...

GFA to penalize Premier League Clubs

The President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi has said that Premier League Clubs who prevent TV Rights Holder, Startimes, from telecasting...
Global human rights

Zimbabwe’s New Government Must Uphold Human Rights

Responding to the news that Robert Mugabe has resigned as President of Zimbabwe, Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International said: “After more than three...
Digital technology has been widely applied by Chinese factories. Picture is an intelligent workshop of SANY Heavy Industry, known as the "intelligent factory" of China in Changsha, Hunan province. (Photo from the official website of SANY Heavy Industry.)

Bureau of Public Safety Holds Biennial Safety Conference

The Bureau of Public Safety in collaboration with the Factories Inspectorate Department has organised its fourth biennial national safety conference in Tema. More than fifty...

ACHPR marks 30th anniversary in Gambia

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) on Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary at its 61st ordinary session being held in Gambia's...

Top Turkish Activist Detained Over Attempted Coup

An Istanbul court ordered prominent Turkish businessman and rights activist Osman Kavala be jailed pending trial on suspicion of attempting to overthrow the government. He...

‘Kayayeis’ to be empowered economically

The Purim African Youth Development Platform (PAYDP), a non-governmental organization, with funding support from the UNFPA is currently implementing a project for female head...

Child-care Centre at Nangodi Opens

Action Aid Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has inaugurated a Child-Care Centre at Nangodi in the Nabdam District of the Upper East Region to...

South African labor union to champion workers’ rights at BRICS forum

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said Tuesday that they will attend the BRICS Trade Unions Forum in China next week and...

Guinness Nigeria commences N39.7 billion rights issue

Following shareholder approval received in January, Guinness Nigeria Plc has now received clearance of the issue documents from the Securities and Exchange Commission and...
Media Freedom

Safeguarding Journalists’ Rights to Expression

Journalists’ safety has received world attention due to attacks and the impunity accompanying these attacks. On May 3, 2017 the world celebrates World Press...

Adolescents Request Practical Information On STIs Prevention

A recent study indicates that Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) programmes in the country are not providing the full range of information adolescents need. The...
United Nation

S. Sudan: perpetrators of rights abuses still walk around

One of the biggest problems in South Sudan is a lack of accountability for crimes perpetrated during the ongoing conflict there, a United Nations...