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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...
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Kenyans adjust social events amid COVID-19 social distancing rules

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Gladwell Jeruto exchanged ornamental gifts with her fiance while in the presence of her parents and other close relatives all of whom were donning...
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Social isolation causes brain circuit damage in humans

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As COVID-19 forces countries to implement social distancing and school closures, scientists at Icahn School of Medicine (ISM) at Mount Sinai in New York...
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UK PM tightens social distancing rules in England

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday announced a tightening of social distancing rules by banning social gatherings of more than six people in...
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Social gatherings of more than six to be banned in England: reports

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce a ban on social gatherings of more than six people in England to curb the spread...
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Kenya mulls COVID-19 social response bond

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Kenya is considering legal and regulatory reforms that will enable the issuing of COVID-19 bonds, the capital markets regulator said on Tuesday. ...
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, on Aug. 24, 2020 shows screens displaying U.S. President Donald Trump speaking during the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Trump was nominated for a second term on Monday at the 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, which has been scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Health official expresses concern about lack of mask wearing, social distancing at GOP convention

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A local health official expressed concern about "the lack of mask wearing and social distancing" at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte,...
A plane flies in the sky with the U.S. national flags in the foreground in Washington, D.C., the United States, on July 21, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday afternoon that the coronavirus pandemic in the United States will probably "get worse before it gets better." More than 3.8 million people in the United States have infected with the virus, with more than 141,000 deaths, according to a count by Johns Hopkins University, as some states, including Florida, are seeing a surge in cases. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Back-to-school season challenges U.S. COVID-19 control

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Students are returning to university campuses across the United States amid an increase in new COVID-19 cases, adding challenges to the country's control of...
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 maintains social, economic stability while ensuring epidemic control

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The prevention and control of the novel coronavirus epidemic is essential to the stability of China’s general economic development. Only by keeping stable economic...

Ghanaian economy has shown toughness despite global economic meltdown-Prof. Quartey

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Professor Peter Quartey, the Director at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, says the Akufo-Addo’s administration deserves plaudit...
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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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License for social work practice is needed- Association of Social Workers

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Mr Alexis Dery, Vice-President of the Ghana Association of Social Workers, has said there is the need to license the social work practitioners in...
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Residents of Kalande Educated on Social Auditing

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Residents of Kalande, a town in the East Gonja Municipality of the Savannah Region, have been sensitized on social auditing as part of efforts...
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Social Accountability Is Not a Witch-Hunting Mechanism

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Mr. Harrison Kofi Belley, Governance Lecturer, Evangelical Presbyterian University College (EPUC) has said perceptions by public officials that social accountability is being used as...
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Ningo Residents Schooled on Social Auditing

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) and the Ningo-Prampram District Assembly (NIPDA) has held a one- day engagement on Social Auditing for residents...
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Prof. Kwabena Nketia has reportedly died at 97

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Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia, the legendary Ghanaian ethnomusicologist and composer, has reportedly died at 97, at the Legon hospital in Accra. Considered Africa's premier musicologist,...
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Media Urged to carry more news on social protection services

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Mr Bennin Issifu Douri, Upper East Regional Information Officer has urged the media to step up reporting on social protection services in the public...
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Breakdown in Social Structure is the main feature for corruption

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Participants at separate events on corruption have attributed the practice to breakdown in social, morality and the desire to amass wealth irrespective of the...

Residents of Tetegu cry for Social Amenities

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The residents of Tetegu in the Weija Gbawe Municipality have appealed to the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Madam Tina Ayeley Mensah...
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Christians in Ghana Mark The Resurrection of Christ

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Church auditoriums and other worship centres in Accra, the national capital, were packed as Christians marked Easter – the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Hymnal and...
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South African social instability concerns CEOs – PwC

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A new report by international auditing company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) show only 22 percent of South Africa's chief executive officers (CEOs) are "very confident" of...
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ASEPA Petitions CJ Over Woyome Saga

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Pressure group Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA), has petitioned Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo as part of it efforts to get the...
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Angolan health staff urged to strengthen skills to fight acute febrile illness

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The Angolan health professionals were urged to strengthen their skills to fight acute febrile illnesses and thus respond to the need of information, education...
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Patience is essential to daily life

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By Esogibe Ikenna It is a clear fact that patience is essential to daily life and remains the master key to a happy one. Having...
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Stakeholders in mining encouraged to work together

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Madam Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, the Associate Executive Director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has urged the government to domesticate the...
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Youth in Europe And African entreated to form partnerships

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The Italian Prime Minister, Mr Paolo Gentiloni, has called for strong partnership between the youth of Europe and Africa. He said as one of the...
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NPP projects Ghana beyond aid

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says government is putting in place the necessary policies and programmes to propel the country’s ambition of developing beyond...
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Ghana gov’t asked to pay attention to children protection

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SEND Ghana, a policy research and advocacy non-governmental organisation, has asked government to pay attention to social and children protection issues in the 2018...
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ISSER backs Gov’ts Intention to establish national bank

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The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), of the University of Ghana, has backed government’s intention to establish a national bank purposely...

ISSER disappointed in Gov’t

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The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of the University of Ghana has called for a legislation to regulate the gaming and...