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Rural communities to be connected to national grid

A total of 553 rural communities in five regions will soon be connected to the national electricity grid. Already, an amount of $ 103, million,...

Intensify breast cancer education in rural communities – Prophetess

A United State of America based prophetess has appealed to all stakeholders in healthcare education and promotion, to intensify public education on breast cancer...

Traditional ruler urges government to prioritize quality health care in rural communities

A traditional ruler has appealed to the government to prioritize investments in health care delivery in rural communities for them to have access to...

Adolescent girls get information about COVID-19, personal hygiene in Malawi

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise and public schools remain closed in Malawi, a local NGO has started distributing sanitary materials...
Action Aid Covid

ActionAid Ghana supports rural communities fight COVID-19

ActionAid Ghana (AAG), a Non-Governmental Organization, has begun distributing COVID-19 relief items valued at GH¢2,190,000.00 to rural communities across the country. The relief items,...

COVID-19: WVG strengthens education in rural communities

The Sekyere East Cluster Office of the World Vision Ghana (WVG) has embarked on an intensive outreach programme to educate people in rural communities...

Agriculture must be re-defined to attract the youth – IBRAF

The youth engagement in agricultural practices was the topic of a webinar promoted by IBRAF with the participation of FAO, WFP and the African...

Namibia’s rural community gets drought subsidies from government

Namibia's rural communities in the west Erongo region on Wednesday received breeding goats from the government in a move set to improve the livelihood...
Photo taken on Feb. 2, 2020 shows policemen, medical staff and volunteers take passengers' body temperature and check identity information to prevent and control epidemic at the exit of a railway station in Changzhou, east China’s Jiangsu province, where the passenger traffic increased gradually. Chen Wei/People’s Daily Online

China intensifies epidemic prevention and control

Community is basic for epidemic prevention and control. Recently, staff members of various urban and rural communities in China have taken actions to strengthen...
Dirty Water

Access to water and improved water use efficiency are essential to reduce the vulnerability...

Water scarcity is one of the major challenges of the 21st century and drylands are the most affected, including West Africa. West Africa and the...
CWSA rural water

CWSA needs GH¢6.7 million to supply water to rural communities

The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) requires a total of GH¢6.7 million to enable it sustain water supply to two of its schemes. This...
climate change

Namibia awards grants for rural communities to respond to climate change

The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia on Tuesday awarded 19 grants valued at about 5.8 million U.S. dollars for measures to help rural communities...
Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation speaks at the opening of the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing, Nov. 6, 2018. [Photo courtesy of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

China Embarks on Toilet Revolution Project for the Rural Communities

In addition to education and healthcare, the Chinese government is also turning its attention to something equally important to rural areas: toilets. The world's second-largest...

Private sector charged to contribute their quota towards rural communities education

Mrs. Theodosia Wilhemina Jackson, Principal of the Jackson College of Education, has called for increased private sector support to provide and improve educational infrastructure...
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MTN Extends Mobile Telephony Coverage To Rural Communities In Ghana

MTN Ghana, has extended its coverage of wireless mobile telephony to cover 130 underserved and unserved communities in nine regions across the country as...

IFAD-financed project aims at poverty reduction

Nearly 12,000 rural families will benefit from a new financing agreement signed last month between Jordan and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The...

Member of NDC calls for reforms to strengthening grassroot

Mr Chris Addy-Nayo, a member of the National Democratic Congress Party in the Buem Constituency, has called for reforms in the National Democratic Congress...

Send Ghana request plan for NHIS re-imbursement

Send Ghana, a policy research and advocacy non-governmental organisation, has asked government to develop financial sustainability plan to manage the National Health Insurance Scheme...
Hunger Report

South-South and Triangular Cooperation Provides Solution to Fighting Hunger and Poverty

More than 300 participants representing governments, international organizations, academia, research organizations, the private sector, NGOs and civil society are expected to descend upon Brazil’s...

Biomimic Tree Sets The Agenda for UNFCCC COP23

Drawing attention to the impact that climate change is having on rural communities in developing countries, British artist Silas Birtwistle unveiled his Biomimic Tree...
President Akufo-Addo delivering a speech at the graduation ceremony

Rural Communities Also Need Doctors

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday urged newly qualified doctors to accept postings to rural communities. He said young doctors who were posted to...

Disaster Management Everybody’s Responsibility – NADMO

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) Friday assured the public that adequate preparations are being put in place to manage disasters during the rainy...
bamboo bicycle

British Foreign Secretary Access Support To Boomers International

The British Foreign Secretary, Mr Boris Johnson, has met with Mr Kwabena Danso, the Chief Executive Officer of Booomers International, manufactures of bamboo bicycles,...

Ghanaian Media Engaged On District League Table

The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) and UNICEF has held an engagement with the media on reporting effectively on the District League Table...
logo of the campaign launch.

Anglican Church to put up Hope Community for liberated children

The Right Reverend Daniel S.M. Torto, announced this at the launch of the campaign against child trafficking in Ghana, collaboration between the Anglican...
Tigo Digital Change-maker winner

Winner of Tigo Digital Change-maker builds reading camps in rural communities

Last week, Sheila’s organisation ‘Literacy 4 Life’ took over 350 children in the Mobole community near Afienya through basic reading lessons at a two-day...

Luton To Launch New Education Drive To Support Rural Communities In Ghana

The new initiative -The Luton Ghana Development Foundation - aims to give some of the most vulnerable people in Ghanaian society access to vocational...
President John Dramani Mahama

Ghana Backs ERERA Regional Power Market Project

The Regional Power market will take-off later in the year. President Mahama made the commitment while receiving a five-member ERERA delegation led by the institution’s...
Zambia tobacco grading

Zambia refuses to ban tobacco production

Anti-tobacco campaigners have been calling on the Zambian government to ban tobacco production and trade because of its negative effects on health. ...
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Mobile penetration surges to 95 percent in southern Africa

Mobile penetration has grown in the southern African region from a mere 2 percent in 2000 to 95 percent in 2014, a regional information...