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Nigeria disease control agency calls for use of masks to stem COVID-19 spread

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday issued a formal advisory of using face masks by the public to stem the spread...

Tullow Ghana provides Punpunie Community with modern kindergarten

Tullow Ghana Limited has constructed a modern kindergarten for the Punpunie Community in the Ahanta West Municipality to facilitate teaching and learning at the...

Vivo Energy signs 500 students onto eCampus learning platform

Vivo Energy Ghana, marketers and distributors of Shell branded products and services has signed 500 students onto eCampus learning platform to encourage them...

Communications Ministry empowers 980 girls in ICT in C/R

About 100 young girls from selected basic schools in the Central Region are benefiting from free Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capacity building training...
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‘Avoid illegal travel agents to stem human trafficking’

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has raised concern over the prevalence in illegal travel agents’ activities in the country and cautioned...
teenage pregnancy

Community Youth Centres can help mitigate teenage pregnancy

Mrs Doris Quame, Akatsi North District Director of Health Services, has called for the establishment of youth centres in communities to support the proper...
Space Science Systems Research Institute (SSSRI)

1,000 Girls to Receive Training Under STEM Education project

The Space Science Systems Research Institute (SSSRI), an independent research institute, has announced plans to train 1000 girls at the basic and senior high...

West Africa initiates PPP to stem cocoa-related deforestation

A change in the agro-technical methods used in the production of cocoa is critical to reversing deforestation and effects of Climate Change in West...
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Nigerian Authorities to Clamp Down on Human Trafficking

Nigeria on Monday pledged to embark on an awareness campaign across the country to tackle rising human trafficking. The pledge was made by Julie Okah-Donli,...

Mediterranean Nations Commit to Curbing Human Trafficking

Mediterranean governments pledged on Friday to cooperate in their common fight against human trafficking. The pledge was made during the 15th meeting of the Ministers...
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Tullow gives science practical training to 129 BECE candidates

Tullow Oil Ghana has provided 129 eligible Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates with practical training in Science in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis (STMA) as...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Government to nib Ghana’s illegal financial flow

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed that, the Government has begun a conversation to ensure that every single bar of gold leaving the...
A policeman stands guard outside Westgate shopping mall, in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 18, 2015. Kenya's upscale shopping mall, Westgate, which had been closed nearly two years ago after a terrorist attack that claimed 67 lives, was reopened on Saturday amid tight security.(Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Kenyan Authorities Must End Police Killings and Communal Violence

The Kenyan government must take immediate steps to de-escalate tensions between communities, protect people and ensure their safety as opposition supporters protest against today’s...

Re-Training Of Young Graduates Unnecessary

The Ghana Association of Science Teachers (GAST) has expressed worry that most industries often have to re-train the young graduate before they can fit...

Ethiopia to establish buffer zones between Oromia, Somali regional states to stem deadly clashes

Ethiopia will establish a buffer zone in border areas of Oromia and Ethiopia Somali regional states to stem deadly clashes, a government official said...

Lands Commission to cuts delays and corruption with new system

As part of government's digital Ghana agenda, the Lands Commission has hinted that it is near the completion of a digital system that promises...
Tax Stamp Policy

Finance Minister launches Tax Stamp Policy To Stem Tides Of Smuggling

He said the implementation of the tax stamps policy was not an imposition of additional tax by government but a measure to protect genuine...

Evolve With STEM Launches Clubs In 3 Schools

The Clubs will provide a practical and fun way for pupils to learn and engage with STEM outside of the classroom and provide the...
Bentil Andam

Gender Parity Important In Science Education

She said globalisation had made scientific and technological literacy indispensable, therefore, leaving STEM in the hands of men and a few women could not...

Iraq and Algeria hold discussions on oil prices

Visiting Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al Ashaiqer al-Jaafari met with his Algerian counterpart Ramtane Lamamra on Wednesday on bilateral relations, the ways and means...

Italian PM calls for more investment in Africa to stem migration crisis

"We need a new vision for the world. We need a new vision focused on the ability and the capacity to invest in a...

GE Ghana Puts Together a Community Service Affair

The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for GE staff to interact with and contribute to the growth and development of...

Mozambique urges South Africa to stem xenophobic violence

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Monday urged the South African government to contain xenophobic violence against foreigners. Speaking at a university ceremony in Maputo,...

South Africa doing everything to stem violence – Malusi Gigaba

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba on Sunday assured that South Africa was doing everything possible to stem xenophobia violence gripping parts of the country....
Raising interest rates could slow Russia's economic growth ?

Russia raises her key rate to 17% to check value

Russia's central bank made a drastic interest rate move overnight, raising its key rate from 10.5% to 17%. The bank said the move was to...

Nigeria IGP Vows To Stem Cattle Rustling

In his determination to stem the recurring cases of cattle rustling and other associated crimes in some parts of Nigeria, the Acting Inspector General...

Ugandans warned against eating monkey meat to stem Marburg virus

Uganda's president and health experts warned against eating monkey meat, saying it could spread the Ebola-like Marburg virus. A Kampala hospital worker died from the...

STEM aims to address real world challenges

Ghanaian Senior High School teams and over 1,000 students are gearing up to compete regionally to showcase their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...

RISE competition slated for northern sector

The fourth edition of the Robotics Inspired Science Education (RISE) competition for students of the northern sector of the country has ended in Tamale. Five...

$76.9bn Flowed Out Of Africa Illegally

United States President Barack Obama has been urged to stem the flow of the $55.6 billion that has left Africa illegally each year over...