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One child or youth under 20 infected with HIV every 100 seconds – UNICEF

Approximately once every minute and 40 seconds, a child or young person under the age of 20 was infected with HIV last year, the...
A voter casts her ballot in Accra, Ghana, on Dec. 7, 2016. Ghana's general elections began from 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) on Wednesday, with more than 15 million registered voters casting their ballots at 29,000 polling stations across the country. (Xinhua/Shi Song)(gl)

Peace Council urges youth to ensure peace during elections

The Chairman of the Western Regional Peace Council, Reverend John Ernest Kwofie, has called on the youth to help prevent violence before, during and...
Dr Hafiz Bin Salih

Minister expresses worry about rise in gambling among youth

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has expressed worry about the rise in gambling and sports betting among the youth in...
Ghana's political parties

Political parties, youth in Upper West Akim pledge to peace

Leadership and youth groups of political parties in the Upper West Akim District have resolved to protect the peace of the area before, during...
Political Vigilantism

Counsel youth to desist from acts of violence – Minister urges congregants

Very Reverend Joseph Kojo Galley, Synod Secretary of the Effiduase Diocese of the Methodist Church, has asked members of the church to counsel their...

Government urged to prioritize the health needs of the youth

Government has been urged to prioritize the health needs of the youth and to design appropriate public education campaign programmes to address them. ...
Petroleum Training

TTU, Petroleum Commission sign agreement to train youth in oil and gas products

The Management of the Takoradi Technical University (TTU) and the Petroleum Commission of Ghana have signed a GHc 3.5 million agreement to train Ghanaian...
Yefl Workshop

YEFL imparts entrepreneurial skills to youth

The Youth Empowerment for Life Ghana (YEFL-Ghana), a Tamale-based youth advocacy Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has trained about 250 young individuals in various entrepreneurial development...
Political Vigilantism

NPP Parliamentary aspirant advises youth against violence

The New Patriotic Party Parliamentary Candidate for Amenfi Central, Mr Patrick Hockson Amponteng, has called on the youth to eschew violence before, during and...
Gomoa Nyanyano

Leave Gomoa Nyanyano Lands Alone – Youth Warns

The youth and elders of Gomoa Nyanyano issued out a strong warning to land guards and one Kwasi Alhaji from encroaching their land...

AGI to transform youth attitude towards entrepreneurship

Mr Dela Gadzanku, the Volta/Eastern Chair of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), has said the interest of the youth in entrepreneurial opportunities remained...

Turkey’s youth struggle for jobs amid COVID-19 pandemic

Selim Altun has been looking for a job for over a year as the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic has made things worse...
Political Vigilantism

Shun political vigilantism, Peace Council cautions youth

The Greater Accra Region Peace Council (GARPC) has cautioned the youth against participating in any form of political vigilantism before, during and after the...

Youth urged to get active in God’s work

A retired Minister of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, has advised the youth to get themselves actively involved in the work of God and...
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)...
Political Vigilantism

Zongo youth urged to resist attempts to engage in political violence

Youth in the Zongo communities have been urged to resists not to allow politicians to use them to foment trouble and perpetrate violence during...
Professor Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang John Mahama

Mahama urges youth to vote for NDC

Mr John Dramani Mahama, Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has called on the youth in the country to vote for a political...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Namibia city dwellers take up physical exercise to improve health amid COVID-19

By Ndalimpinga Iita Dwellers in the Namibian capital Windhoek have resorted to physical activities and wellness training to ease anxiety...
Political Vigilantism

Political vigilantism: Youth told to seek employable skills instead

Mr Gabriel Andoh, the Head of Finance, the National Peace Council (NPC), has advised the youth to seek employable skills from politicians instead of...

Youth to listen more to wisdom of elders – Afrobarometer report

A majority of Ghanaians, including the youth, think it is more important to listen to the wisdom of the elders than to the...
Mr Yao Semorde

Youth urged to be innovative and creative in COVID-19 era

Mr Yao Semorde, the Volta Regional Director of the National Youth Authority (NYA), has called on the youth to be innovative and creative during...

Ten Teshie rioters granted bail

Ten persons including a female who trooped onto the streets of Teshie apparently to celebrate “Kpanshimo,”a form of carnival, as part of the Homowo...
Youth Day

DCI-Ghana commends youth engagement in nation-building

Dr George Oppong, the Executive Director of Defense for Children International (DCI) Ghana, a Kumasi-based child’s right advocacy organization, has commended the youth for...
Economics Launch Project

Stakeholders urged to support government’s job creation initiatives

Mr Simon Osei-Mensah, the Ashanti Regional Minister, has asked religious leaders and key stakeholders to support the government to provide decent jobs for the...

Youth creativity and ingenuity crucial towards tackling COVID-19 pandemic-NYA Boss

The National Youth Authority (NYA) has launched the 2020 International Youth Day (IYD) celebration, with the aim of tapping into the creativity and ingenuity...

Engaging the youth in COVID-19 interventions in Zambia

It has been noted the world over that there is a need to fully engage young people in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic...
Women Football

GAME X DUNK expands youth-led street sports activities in Ghana

The Danish Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) "GAME" and Ghanaian based NGO DUNK-GRASSROOTS after launching the GAME’s Playmaker Program in Ghana have committed to expanding the...
Gfa And Yea Sign Mou For Womens Premier League X

Youth Employment Agency applauds Ghana FA for Youth in Elite Sports Programme

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has been commended by the National Youth Employment Agency (YEA) for mooting the idea of seeking assistance from government...
CDD Ghana

Include the youth in policy development– CDD-Ghana

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has called on political parties to include the youth in the formulation of...

Hundreds camp outside NYC City Hall demanding police funding cuts

Hundreds of people in New York City have been camping outside the City Hall in Lower Manhattan for nearly a week as of Saturday...