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Community Radio, key to attaining the SDGs

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Professor Alex T Quarmyne, a Founding Member of the Ghana Community Radio Network on Wednesday said the development and promotion of community radio was...
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Ghana secures banking sector support for SDGs

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Ghana's banking sector has agreed to support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) program in the country a senior official has told...
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UNAIDS official says difficulties remain in combating HIV despite progress

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The world has made much progress in combating HIV, but there are a number of difficulties, Dr. Shannon Hader, Deputy Executive Director of UNAIDS...
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Ghana promotes public-private collaboration to achieve SDGs

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Ghana will promote stronger collaboration between the state and the private sector to advance the country's aspirations under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set...

Capacity imperatives report for SDGs to be launched in Accra

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The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), the African Union’s (AU) specialized agency for capacity building, in partnership with the SDGs Advisory Unit in the...
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Kenya pledges investments to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

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Kenya on Friday pledged to allocate additional resources towards programs that can hasten achievements of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...

Gov’t charged to prepare realistic budget to avoid credibility issues : SEND GHANA

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SEND GHANA has drawn government's attention on its budget credibility and overdependence on donor funding, which cut across every sectors of the economy. According...
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EU urges Africa to prioritize women empowerment to accelerate SDGs progress

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The European Union on Thursday urged Africa to prioritize women empowerment in order to accelerate progress towards achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...
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African experts, ministers gather in Ethiopia’s capital on improving monitoring of social protection

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African expert and ministers on Wednesday met in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to discuss and analyze ways of improving the monitoring of social...
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High-level meeting urges concrete actions towards women’s empowerment under Beijing Declaration

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Participants at a high-level continental meeting on Friday called for concrete actions in all the 12 target areas of the Beijing Declaration and Platform...

Ghana’s water and sanitation policies yet to be sufficiently aligned with SDGs

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The Coalition of NGO’s in the Water and Sanitation Sector (CONIWAS), has called for the redoubling of efforts to achieve the water and sanitation...

Physician Assistants’ holds AGM

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The 17th annual conference of the Ghana Physician Assistants Association (GPAA) has been held in Takoradi with a call on members and stakeholders to...

Foreign Affairs Ministry commemorates UN Day with clean-up exercise

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration as part of its activities to mark the 74th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN),...
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Zambia pledges commitment to AU Agenda 2063

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The Zambian government on Wednesday assured the African Union (AU) of its commitment to domesticating the Agenda 2063 and the UN Sustainable Development Goals...

Africa countries must join forces to address climate change challenges- Former Pres. Kufuor urges.

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The Former President, John Agyekum Kufuor has reiterated the need for African countries to form a strong force to address the challenges relating to...
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FAO re-echoes commitment to eliminate hunger and malnutrition in Africa

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Young SDG Solution Ambassadors, development partners, and community leaders met in Accra yesterday to deliberate on solutions to achieve Zero Hunger in Africa and...
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Ghana remains committed to Paris Agreement on Climate Change – Akufo-Addo

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Ghana will continue to dedicate its efforts towards implementing commitments made during the Paris Declaration on Climate Change, President Nana Addo Dankwa AkuffoAddo has...
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ISSER launches the Ghana Social Development Outlook 2018 report

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The Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research (ISSER) on Tuesday, launched Ghana Social Development Outlook (GSDO) 2018 report, to assess the country’s progress...
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Corruption can derail the achievement of SDGs – NCCE

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Mr. Kwame Lan Tugbenu, Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Director of the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) says achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will not...
Some of the baskets being transported by a motor king driver to one of the warehouse of Paku Enterprise Ghana in Bolgatanga, UER

Basket weaving: A big employment avenue in the Upper East Region

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The Upper East Region undoubtedly is the hub of handicraft and employs thousands of people. One of such works in the industry that is...
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Global Week of Action on SDGs ends with clean-up exercise

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Some members of the Ghana Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on Friday embarked on a cleanup exercise at the...
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UN General Assembly President hails President Akufo-Addo

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Mr Dennis Amfo-Sefah, the Tema West Constituency Chairman of the New Patriotic Party has stated that the performance of President Nana Akufo-Addo is globally...
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US$1.5 trillion needed annually to fill financing gap for SDGs – Antonio Guterres

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday that some 1.5 trillion U.S. dollars is needed annually to fill the financing gap for the Sustainable...
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An ambitious roadmap is needed to deliver Agenda 2030 – CSOs

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The Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has called on government to set a more ambitious roadmap and identify practical...
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Africa needs paradigm-shift in agricultural practice to achieve zero hunger

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African farmers need to adopt modern agricultural practices to end hunger and ensure food security as required by the target-two (Goal-2) of the United...

Ghana/Cote d’Ivoire floor price paramount to cocoa farmers livelihoods

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The Ghana Civil-Society Cocoa Platform (GCCP) commends the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and its counterpart in Cote d'Ivoire, Le Conseil du Cafe-Cacao (CCC) for...

YouthConnekt Ghana : Launched to curb unemployment

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As part of efforts to help address the high rate of youth unemployment in the country, National Youth Authority (NYA) and United Nations Development...
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African nations urged to support development banks for implementation of SDGs

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The Zambian government on Wednesday called on African countries and development partners to increase their support to national development banks to enable the banks...
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Asia-Pacific not on track to achieve SDGs by 2030- UN report reveals

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According to a new report by the United Nations’ regional arm,Asia and the Pacific will not achieve any of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals...
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Securing equal rights of LGBTI community is essential to achieving SDGs-Secretary-General

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The Secretary-General says securing equal rights and fair treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people is essential to achieving the sustainable...