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Water Project

Government is committed to providing potable water to Ghanaians

Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah, the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, said the Government is committed to providing Ghanaians with potable water to meet...
Stakeholders Workshop

Stakeholders asked to collaborate to meet Target 8.7 of SDG

Ms Emma Ofori Agyemang, Director, Policy Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations has called on stakeholders to collaborate...

Districts encouraged to learn from each other’s achievements

Dr Kodjo Mensah-Abrampa, the Director-General of the Ghana National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) has urged districts across the country to learn from each other's...
Hefor She Campaign Launch

HeForShe Campaign launched in Western Region to promote women’s rise

The Department of Gender under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MOGCSP) has launched the Western Regional edition of the HeForShe Campaign...
Ms Rukia Yacoub

Dynamic food systems needed to build strong economies-WFP

Ms. Rukia Yacoub, representative and Country Director,World Food Programme (WFP) has reiterated the need for dynamic food systems to strengthen national economies to withstand...
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

Saving mothers and babies-KATH’s maternity block in mind

What really comes to your mind upon hearing a woman losing her life while trying to bring a new life to this earth? Or...
Mr Kyei Kwadwo Yamoah

Government urged to stop pair trawling in Ghanaian waters

Friends of the Nation (FoN), a non-governmental organization(NGO), has called on the government to help stop illegal pair trawling by foreign vessels in Ghanaian...

Access to potable water in urban areas at 93 per cent – Minister

Access to potable water in urban areas in Ghana stands at 93 per cent, Madam Cecilia Dapaah, Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, said...

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...
Hh Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed With The Winner From The Okuafo Foundation

Ghanaian teenager develops AI to ensure greater food security for communities

Agriculture is the region’s largest employer by sector and a key driver of participation in global value chains – but will the sector ever...
Ghana Health Services (GHS)

Late referrals; cause of perinatal deaths – Director

The Upper East Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Dr Winfred Ofosu, has attributed neonatal deaths in the Region in 2019 to...
Social Ministry Launch New

Guidelines for establishing child labour free zones launched

The Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations has launched a manual on drafted protocols and guidelines for the creation of child labour free zones...
social women s day

NGOs call for improved working conditions for women in mining sector

The Golden Line, an agglomeration of non-profit advocacy organisations dedicated to the socio-economic empowerment of women, has urged stakeholders within the mining sector to...
Ghana Health Service

Ghana Health Service takes steps against COVID-19

Dr Anthony Ofosu, the Deputy Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), says the service has put in place systems and measures...

Initiative to promote education of adolescent girls launched at UN

Ireland's UN mission on Tuesday organized a high-level event to launch "The Drive for Five" initiative, which aims to spur "five transformative actions" to...
clean cook-stove

World Bank to support clean cook-stove initiative in western coast of Ghana

The World Bank, in partnership with some international oil companies (IOCs), is supporting the development of the National Clean Cooking Strategy to serve as...

Attitudinal change is vital to protect the environment – Minister

Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR), has called on journalists to intensify efforts on societal attitudinal change as...

Abantu moves to increase women’s participation in local governance

In Ghana, women representation in local governance has continuously remained very low; as they failed to attain the 30% UN recommended minimum threshold in...
Ken Ofori Atta

Government pledges to maintain fiscal discipline in 2020 Election

Following is the full text of 2020 Budget Statement and Economic Policy, under the theme, “Consolidating the Gains for Growth, Jobs and Prosperity...

FAO calls for stronger actions to achieve Zero Hunger

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has underscored the urgent need for stronger actions in order to make healthy diets accessible...

Ghana government tasked to double-up efforts to achieve SDG 6

Ghana as a country has been challenged to double up efforts in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 which requires that...
csos agenda

An ambitious roadmap is needed to deliver Agenda 2030 – CSOs

The Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has called on government to set a more ambitious roadmap and identify practical...

FAO launches project to support government’s malnutrition fight

As part of efforts to reduce malnutrition in women and children, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has launched the “Support to Reduction in...
Sustainable Development Goal Sdgs

SDGs Sub-Platform Coalition Campaigns for Universal health Coverage

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) Sub-platform Coalition on ensuring healthy lives and wellbeing has urged the Government to ensure that no one was left...
Rehabillation Water

Over 200,000 Ghanaians Will Benefit from Peri-Urban and Rural Water Supply

Cabinet has approved the implementation of peri-urban and rural water supply project in 450 locations in Volta, Eastern, Greater Accra and Ashanti regions. The water...
WASH Budget

Ghana risks missing SDG-6 targets due to low financing

Ghana stood the risk of missing out on the Sustainable Development Goal –Six (SDG-6 ) targets due to low financing for the sector, Civil...
WASH Budget

Government advised to devote more funds to sanitation and water

The Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) has called on the government to increase budgetary allocation towards Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)...
Rural Water Sanitation Hygiene (RWASH)

Ghana to partner NGOs in rural water, sanitation provision

Ghana is ready to partner Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the provision of water and sanitation services in rural areas, Deputy Minister for Sanitation...
Maternal health

Ghana’s Primary Health Care Needs Reinforcement

Mother's Day is a celebration to honour mothers; celebrate motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society. Many individuals and families use...
Sanitation Education

Ga East Basic Schools Sanitation Clubs Launched

The Ga East Municipal Assembly is taking new steps to address the huge sanitation challenge of the Municipality by shifting from the traditional paradigm,...