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UNDP and EIB expand partnership to aid governments in tackling global crisis

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a new partnership agreement to scale up their support to...
Social Gender Summit

Gender Ministry holds Annual Summit with stakeholders

Stakeholders at the second annual Summit of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) on Tuesday, pledged their support towards advocacy for...
Unfpa Intervention

UNFPA adolescent intervention yielding results in beneficiary communities

The implementation of adolescent reproductive health intervention by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in selected districts in the Upper East Region is making...
Ngo Queens

NGO advocates Queen mothers’ participation in traditional structures

The Community Development and Advocacy Centre (CODAC-Ghana), a Non-Governmental Organization has engaged the Upper East Region House of Chiefs to advocate the inclusion of...

Nurses/Midwives dared to prove their worth to make a mark

Female nurses and midwives have been challenged to prove their worth by pursuing constant professional upgrading to make a mark in their profession and...
Technology Summit

GrassRoots Hub and Ghana Tech Lab hold start – up summit

The GrassRoots Hub, and the Ghana Tech Lab after a six- week intensive Web Development Training Pogramme for 30 participants, have held a...
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...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

UN chief calls for political will for Sustainable Development Goals

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for political will and bold action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...
Sustainable Development Goal Sdgs

Private sector participation crucial towards revenue mobilization to achieve SDG

Ghana’s quest to bounce back from the dip recorded by some Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic, can...
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...
Staff Of Vodafone Ghana Show Love To Newborns On Birthday

Staff of Vodafone Ghana show love to newborns on birthday

The Vodafone Ghana Foundation, on Friday, distributed hampers to newborn babies in designated hospitals to commemorate the International Day of Charity, which falls on...
Zeepay Branch

ZEEPAY Mobile Money opens flagship branch in Kasoa

Zeepay, a fast-growing Financial Technology and Mobile Money company, has formally opened an office in Kasoa to serve the financial needs of residents of...
Global climate

No hope of reaching climate, development goals without youth optimism, know-how -UN chief

Without harnessing the energy, tech savvy and optimism of young people, the world has no hope of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

CSOs Platform on SDGs release report on COVID-19 responses

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has released its report on a research they undertook to gauge...
United Nations

UN chief calls for major push to safeguard progress on women’s empowerment

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for a major push to prevent "years, even generations" worth of progress on women's empowerment...
Youth Empowerment

African Governments urged to invest more in youth empowerment

The Youth Leaders for Health in Africa, a youth advocacy group, has urged African leaders to invest more in building the capacity of the...
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...
United Nations

UN offers virtual tours to its headquarters

Virtual tours to the UN Headquarters in New York are being offered to the general public amid the COVID-19 pandemic, said the UN Visitors...
Water Aid

Hygienic practices, best defense against COVID-19-Water-Aid

Hygienic practices and environmental cleanliness is the only viable and best defense against the spread of the novel coronavirus and other communicable diseases, Mr...

GJA announces 2019 awards categories

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Wednesday announced categories for the 2019 Media Awards. Mrs Linda Asante-Agyei, Vice President, GJA, said the awards, slated for...

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...

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...
Daniel Yaw Domelevo And Akufo Addo

Domelevo’s accumulated leave saga: Weakens Akufo Addo’s fight against corruption – CSOs

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have described President Akufo Addo’s decision to compel the Auditor General to take his annual ‘accumulated leave’ as improper and...
Dr Afisah Zakaria

Ghana makes progress in effort to reduce gender inequalities

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection says Ghana has made progress in reducing gender inequalities under the Beijing Declaration and Platform for...
Science Inauguration

Task Team on STI Roadmap for SDGs inaugurated

A 14-member Task Team to guide the consultative process leading to the National Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Roadmap for the Sustainable Development Goals...
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,...