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Somalia, UN ink 5-year cooperation framework on peace, stability

Somalia and the UN on Thursday signed a new cooperation agreement which sets out how the country and the world body will work together...
Priorities Project

Ghana Priorities Youth Forum opens in Cape Coast

The Ghana Priority Youth Forum has opened at the University of Cape Coast to solicit the views and expectations of the country's development plan. The...
Nurses Quarters

Lassia residents appeal for nurses’ quarters

Naa Dar Mankyera, the Chief of Lassia, in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region has appealed to government, individuals and non-governmental...
Sustainable Development Goal Sdgs

Leveraging technology amidst COVID-19 can accelerate achievement of SDGs

Madam Patricia Obo-Nai, the Chief Executive of Vodafone Ghana, says leveraging digital technology is a way out in accelerating the achievement of the 169...
Traffic police of Lujiang county, Anhui province are monitoring and managing traffic by applying new technologies, February 11, 2018. (Photo by Zuo Xuechang from People’s Daily Online)

UN chief urges efforts to harness digital technologies to accelerate achievement of SDGs

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday said that efforts must be made to harness digital technologies to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable...
Health Adolescents Reproduction

Support the promotion of reproductive health and rights – Minister

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister has appealed for the continuous support of all stakeholders in guaranteeing reproductive health and rights in the...
Sustainable Development Goal Sdgs

Ghana is making moderate progress in nine SDGs

Mr Evans Asare, Senior Associate of Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG) Advisory, says Ghana is making moderate progress in the implementation of nine out...
Girls In Ict In Oti

Government supports 60 basic school girls under ‘Girls in ICT’ in Oti

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communications, has said achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 could not be possible if girls and women were...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Open Letter to Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Regarding The “The Ghana Beyond Aid Agenda...

Your Excellency, The Ghana Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals extend our greetings to you and commend your governments’ effort...
ghana education service

GES commended for timely sanctions against marauding students

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Sub-Platform 4 (SDG4), a civil society organization, has commended the Ghana Education Service (GES) for the timely sanctions against...
Mrs Kosi A Yankey Ayeh Executive Director Nbssi

NBSSI creates 18,000 jobs within three years – Executive Director

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) has facilitated the creation of 18,600 jobs in the country since 2017, Mrs. Kosi Yankey-Ayeh, the...
Nbssi Mastercard

Youth Entrepreneurship Empowerment Project Launched in UER

A project dubbed “Young Africa Works”, which aims at empowering young people with entrepreneurship skills to develop their potentials and contribute to national development...

2020 High-Level Political Forum on SDGs: World leaders urged to take advantage of COVID-19

Scores of high-profile young leaders across the globe who are bent on creating a better and more sustainable future for all have urged governments...

Bonsu Health Centre needs standard maternity ward

Improved maternal health is an important prerequisite for women’s advancement and achieving set targets for goal three of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development...
Dr Leticia Adelaide Appiah

Media urged to maintain awareness on reproductive health needs of women

The National Population Council (NPC), has called for media support to create and maintain awareness on sexual and reproductive health needs of women and...

COVID-19 reversing decades of progress on poverty, healthcare, education

The COVID-19 pandemic is reversing decades of progress on poverty, healthcare and education, a UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs annual report has...
climate change

Coalition wants climate change mainstreamed in political activities

The Youth Coalition for promotion of the SDGs in Ghana is demanding the mainstreaming of climate change sensitization into their political activities ahead of...

African countries efficiently tackling tax evasion and money laundering

African countries made great strides in strengthening commitments and capacity to achieve tax transparency and exchange information on illicit fund flows in 2019, the...
Civil Society Organisations

Prioritize WASH in mid-year budget allocations – CSOs to government

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have called on government to increase budgetary allocations for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)...
Mrs Kate Quartey Papafio Chief Executive Officer Of Reroy Cables

Private Sector Advisory Group will spur economic growth – CEO

Mrs Kate Quartey-Papafio, the Chief Executive Officer of Reroy Cables, said the establishment of the CEOs Private Sector Advisory Group would stimulate economic development...

COVID-19 could push 29 million Africans into extreme poverty – UNECA

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Wednesday projected that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic could push 29 million people into extreme poverty...

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...
Social Au Celebration

UBA to celebrate African Day with a dialogue on SDGs

The United Bank for Africa (UBA), is set to celebrate African Day with a virtual dialogue on the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals...

UNFPA calls for accelerated efforts to end fistula by 2030

Dr Natalia Kamen, the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has called for accelerated efforts towards ending obstetric fistula by 2030,...
Kath Maternity

KATH Maternity and Children’s Block, critical to saving lives – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has performed a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the reactivation of works on the 44-year-old abandoned Maternity and Children’s Block...
Eban Capital

Eban Capital and partners roll out MASLOC integrated software platform

Eban Capital Limited, a Ghanaian Fintech, and its technology partners, have rolled out the first phase of the Integrated Software Platform (ISP) for Micro-Finance...
Cso Platform On Sdgs Supports Shelters

CSO Platform on SDGs supports 10 shelters

The Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has presented assorted items to 10 shelters in Greater Accra and Greater...
Cso Platform On Sdgs

CSO platform on SDGs gives to less privileged

The Ghana Civil Society Platform on Sustainable Development Goals, working with its strategic partners, has supported some less privileged groups with relief items valued...
Social Award Presentation

Sekyere-Kumawu DCE receives international ward

Mr Samuel Addai Agyekum, District Chief Executive (DCE)for Sekyere-Kumawu has been honoured for his outstanding contribution towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals...

We compete with animals for water – Damwaateon women

Some women at Damwaateon, a deprived farming community in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region have experienced concern about the manner...