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Ghana re-elected into the Executive Board of UNESCO

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Ghana yesterday was re-elected into the Executive Board of UNESCO offering the country the opportunity to rejoin the 58 member governing board of the...

Peace through jazz music: The trumpet is a ‘cool’ instrument to unite people

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Each year, on 30 April, music lovers around the world celebrate International Jazz Day to “honour jazz and its enduring legacy, as well as...
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Ghana government takes steps to review the nation’s cultural policy

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The government is taking steps to review the nation’s cultural policy to bring it in tune with changing trends – to provide for the...
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GNAT urges GES to provide logistics for new curriculum implementation

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The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has urged the Ghana Education Service (GES) to make sure teachers get appropriate logistics to facilitate implementation...
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Short advocates formation of Coalition on “Conduct of Public Officers Bill”

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Mr Justice Emile Francis Short, a former Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has advocated for the formation of...
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GIFEC launches ICT programme for youth

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The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) and the United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNESCO), has rolled out an Information and Communication Technology...
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Africa should include lessons from slavery in educational curricula

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has urged African countries to consider the inclusion of the lessons from the Trans-Atlantic Slave...

Don’t injure others in the name of freedom of expression – NMC to Journalists

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Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), Yaw Boadu Ayeboafoh has called on journalists not to sacrifice others in the name of exercising freedom...

Forum to validate framework on safety of journalists opens in Accra

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Stakeholders have participated in a forum in Accra to validate the framework on safe and responsible journalism. Today’s forum is also on the back...
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Nigeria Working to Save Lake Chad

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May 20, 2019 Nigerian Water Minister Adamu’s ‘Battle To Reclaim Lake Chad’ May 16, The {Daily Trust} of Nigeria has published an article on the efforts...
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UNESCO’s International Conference on Water slated for 13th May

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Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, Serigne Mbaye Thiam, Minister of Water and Sanitation of Senegal, Brune Poirson, Secretary of State to the Minister of...
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UNESCO, China to further enhance teachers’ capacity in Africa

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The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and China on Monday reiterated their joint commitments to enhancing teachers' capacity in Africa towards the...
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L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO Encourage Women in Science

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Management of L’Oréal Foundation has launched the L’Oréal – UNESCO Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa fellowship programme to support young women scientists. The programme seeks...

The Andrei Stenin Photo Contest: Ultimate winner to grab 700,000 Rub

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The International Press Photo Contest named after Andrei Stenin, a Rossiya Segodnya photojournalist who died in the line of duty, is accepting submissions for...
Education

UN Marks Maiden International Day of Education

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on all countries to prioritize education as a public good and support it with cooperation, partnerships and...

MTN vows to continue supporting teachers in Ghana

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MTN Ghana Foundation on the occasion of World Teachers Day expressed its profound gratitude all teachers including beneficiaries of its Teacher Improvement Awards...
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UNESCO: Testimony on training of judicial actors on freedom of expression in Africa

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Interview by UNESCO with Justice Lillian Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza from Uganda 1. Justice Lillian Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza, you recently participated in a judicial training workshop and contributed to a...
Journalists

UNESCO asks authorities to make crimes against journalists punishable

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Crime against journalists should not go unpunished in order to guarantee their better protection, Mr Getachew Engida, the Deputy Director-General, United Nations Education, Scientific,...
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Ghana hosts 2018 press freedom celebrations

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Activities marking the global celebrations of this year's World Press Freedom Day opened in Ghana on Wednesday. The event, including conferences, symposia and exhibitions, for...
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RSF Has Ranked Ghana As Africa’s Leader in Media Freedom

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Ghana has been ranked as having one of the best atmospheres of freedom for media practitioners. Mr. Tirso dos Santos, Country Representative of UNESCO, who...

World Time to Commemorate Ephraim Amu

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The World Time Limited, a multimedia company implementing the Creative Industry Policy of the World Bank, UNESCO and the Cultural Renaissance Charter of the...

Obasanjo is Nigeria’s greatest President – Babalola

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Former Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has been described as Nigeria’s best president ever. This declaration was made by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Aare...

UNESCO conference: Anita Erskine invited as Guest speaker

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Award winning Media queen and Women's advocate, Anita Erskine, has been added to influential list of leaders, and innovators in the public and private...
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Rural broadcasters to benefit from UNESCO project

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A broadcaster development project dubbed “Promoting human development among Sudan’s rural communities: supporting radio broadcasters in Eastern Sudan States” has officially taken off after the...
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UNESCO, Namibia implement programs to enhance capacity in water management

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Namibia's Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa in partnership with UNESCO, University of Namibia and Namibian University of Science technology on Thursday...

CEO Of Energy Bank Honoured As Hero Of Girl Child Welfare

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The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Energy Bank, Christiana Olaoye has been awarded for her contribution to economic welfare of the African...
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UNESCO Ready To Strengthen Water Security

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has called for the harnessing of the contributions of science and innovation for water security. Mr...
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Macao starts application for UNESCO “City of Gastronomy”

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Macao officially started its application for a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, a City of Gastronomy, the special administrative region's local media...
A strong wave breaks on shore ahead of the landfall of Typhoon Chan-Hom in Wenling in eastern China's Zhejiang province July 10, 2015. (Chinatopix Via AP)

Oswald Okaitei Marks UNESCO World Poetry Day With Poem

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DEAR WIND (For African Poetry—Marking UNESCO World Poetry Day) Dear wind, When you Are chanced to see the spirits that rage Against me, tell them I live; Tell them...
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GTA To Boost Potentials Of Bosomtwe Lake

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The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has unveiled an ambitious plan to increase the tourist attraction of the Bosomtwe Lake, the largest natural fresh water...