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HIV-and-AIDS

East African bloc mulls better strategy combating major epidemics

Experts from Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) member countries have gathered in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa to start the process of developing an IGAD...
human trafficking

Zimbabwe makes progress in combating human trafficking – U.S.

Zimbabwe has been upgraded to Tier 2 Watch List from Tier 3 under the United States human trafficking law after making significant progress in...
border

West African security services seek closer cooperation to curb cross-border crimes

Top security chiefs in West Africa told the media here on Tuesday they have resolved to collaborate in combating cross-border crimes in the sub-region. ...

MTN Ghana & E-crime Bureau Equips Journalists in combating Cyber fraud

As Ghana as a country is gradually migrating to the cashless society, some unscrupulous persons have also created some sophisticated means of defrauding...

Guidelines for protecting child sexual abuse victims adopted at Interpol group meeting

The guidelines outline "the appropriate actions and language suggested for use by police when communicating on child sexual abuse cases to the media," aiming...

CPP To Prioritize Brain Drain Concerns In Health Sector

It will adopt a multi-sectorial health care system comprising the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Food and Agriculture (for nutrition), Ministry of Sports (for...
education

Presidential candidates asked to share their plan on curbing illiteracy

He said as Ghana goes to the polls in December, it was highly unfortunate that none of the presidential candidates has come out strongly...

Ghana Government urged to do more to combat modern slavery

Ghana has been ranked the 34th country with the most modern slaves out of 167 countries in the world, with survey results estimating that...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Experts in Kenya commends China’s efforts in wildlife protection

China's role in promoting wildlife conservation in Africa has helped support economic growth in countries relying on tourism, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) spokesman Paul...
ISIS

Obama and Italian PM Plan on tackling IS

"The two leaders agreed to continue to work together to manage the flow of migrants into Europe," White House said in a press release. "The...
Cybercrime

Cuba and U.S. chats on cyber crime

The Cuban delegation was comprised of representatives from the ministries of the Interior and Foreign Affairs, while the United States was represented by officials...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Regional wildlife protection gathering to be hosted by Kenya

The meeting is aimed at fostering co-operation and cultivating synergy among wildlife authorities to combat wildlife crime, in particular, elephant poaching and illegal ivory...
A local resident is seen with his cattle in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

AU, FAO sign agreement on combating land degradation, desertification and drought

According to the agreement, FAO will support the pan-African bloc through a special hub that will provide assistance in coordination, monitoring and evaluation, capacity...
Obama

Obama and Partners Hold Meeting over IS

"We discussed the joint efforts of Italy, the United States and other of our partners in helping Libya form a government that will allow...
Pneumococcal-Meningitis

Ghana intensifies efforts at combating meningitis outbreak

Briefing parliament on the situation, Segbefia assured the legislators that his outfit was working hard to contain the outbreak which has claimed 85 lives...
European Union

EU draft law to end under-the-table economy

The platform would see EU member states' labor ministries, trade unions and employers' associations work more closely together on how to better tackle...

Morocco meeting calls for battling religious discourse advancing disdain, bias

In a declaration issued after the three-day meeting, which brought together prominent religious scholars and government officials, the conference called upon all religions, sects...
Migration

Finland-Russia participation key to fighting illicit movement

Orpo met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Kolokoltsev in Vantaa, southern Finland, on Tuesday evening. Among the main issues discussed were closer cooperation between...
unemployment

Nigeria vows to tackle challenge of youth unemployment

Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung gave the assurance at the closing ceremony of the 2015 Youth Training and Empowerment Program in Agro...

Muslim Leaders ask government to note Obama?s call on terrorism

From left to right Al Amin Kimathi (Executive Director Muslim Human Rights Forum) and Al Haji Yusuf Murigu (Vice Chair National Muslims leaders...

Buhari?s re?solve to pursue peace in terror troubled Nige?ria first

Nigeria?s President-elect Muhammadu Buhari?s re?solve to pursue peace in terror troubled Nige?ria first by crushing Boko Haram militarily, and then taking steps to boost...
child trafficking

GIS embarks on a 3-yr project to curb child trafficking

The Effutu Municipal Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has embarked on a three-year programme to fight against child trafficking to fishing activities...

Ghanaian cocoa farmers undergo training on pest and disease control

Government is assisting cocoa farmers in the country to combat the Capsid and the Black Pod disease, through a programme aimed at training them...
C40

C40 Launches Campaign In Combating Climate Change

Yesterday, on the day of the 2014 UN Climate Change Summit, Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO), the leading innovator in out-of-home advertising, launched an outdoor...

DCOP Kofi Boakye commended for keeping crime low in Western Region

The Western Region recorded significant reduction in reported crimes in the passing year relative to the high incidence recorded in 2012, thanks to increased...

Gov. Okorocha?s Administration At 2 Series (1)

:  Combating the bogey of election petitions Governor Okorocha celebrated the second anniversary   of his tenure on May 29th, 2013. He emerged governor after the...

Immigration officers undergo training to minimise migrants smuggling

Sixty Immigration Officers, drawn from the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions, have undergone training on how to combat migrant smuggling and other...

Combating Corruption ? CACOL Urges Anti-Graft Agencies To Partner

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL) has called on all the anti-graft agencies in the country to partner in order to reduce corruption to...

Combating Corruption In The Nigeria Police

A Presentation By the Independent Corrupt Practices & Other Related Offences Commission At the Police Service Commission Retreat August ?08 1 | P a g e The...

EU must show intensified leadership on combating HIV/AIDS

012, UK, Refugee News Network )-Marking World AIDS Day on December 1st, LibDem European justice & human rights spokeswoman Sarah Ludford MEP commented on...