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Family Planning

NHI Must Cover Family Planning Services – NGO

According to him, non-inclusion of family planning in the benefit package of NHI card bearers is preventing many women especially the adolescents from...

Teachers appeal for insertion into school feeding programme

They spoke of high level of poverty among parents in the area – a situation that had often forced significant proportion of the children...
Maitha Kenyatta

High Level meeting on localized SDGs to focus on Inclusion of older persons

Against this background, the Ministry of East Africa Community, Labour and Social Protection spearheads a High Level National Dialogue Forum in Nairobi on Thursday,...

Ghana’s financial inclusion enhanced by digital usage

In his remarks during the launch of the Ghana Digital Financial Service Program, the deputy governor stressed that financial inclusion was critical to achieving...

Swiss Ambassador Calls For Private Sector Inclusion In Education

Mr Bruegger, who was speaking on the topic, “Using Middle Level Education for National Development”, at the on-going International Conference on ‘Academic and Professional...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Zimbabwe unveils strategy to boost financial inclusion

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor John Mangudya said at the launch that only 30 percent of Zimbabwe's adult population was banked, with some of...

Mobiles Speed Up Financial Inclusion in Africa

A study of five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa reveals 63 per cent of respondents are unbanked, and 52 per cent use mobile money through...

CHRAJ express concern about negative attitudes towards PWDs

Mr Richard A. Quayson, acting CHRAJ Commissioner in a statement to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, expressed concern about negative attitudes towards PWDs. He...

Parlaiment can equally adopt other local languages – Bagbin

English is the main language for communication on the floor of Parliament, but it is allowable to use any of seven specified and other...
SOFI-Award-Winner-Ann Miles,Director of Programs,Financial Inclusion & Youth Livelihoods at The MasterCard Foundation and Mathilda Strom, Deputy CEO, Head of Business of BIMA

MasterCard Foundation awards BIMA

The MasterCard Foundation has awarded its first "Clients at the Centre" Prize to BIMA. The US$150,000 Prize recognizes the company's innovative work in providing...
Akosua Oduma Oppong-Tawiah – MD, Capital n More

Islamic Banking Will Enhance Financial Presence

The Managing Director of Capital and More Microfinance Company Limited, Akosua Oduma Oppong-Tawiah has concurred with the Central Bank of Ghana (BoG) on its...
PEACE

Uphold Ghana’s peace – Norwegian Ambassador counsels

H.E. Hege Hertzberg, the Norwegian Ambassador to Ghana, has urged leaders of the various religious groups in the country to protect the current peaceful...

Dominic Oduro Addition On Ghana, Canada Friendly is Crucial

Dominic Oduro plays for MLS side Montreal Impact By: Odeneho Stevenson The public must not misinterpret this commentary as a way of trying to force a...

Mutebile to address issues on technology and financial inclusion

Governor of BoU, Emmanuel Mutebile Mutebile will speak on the topic on how: ?Effective regulation will further enable ICTs to promote Financial Inclusion,? at...

2017 AFCON: Confusion over John Paintsil inclusion in Ghana team

John Pantsil has been in fantastic form in South Africa There?s confusion over the inclusion of experienced Maritzburg United and Ghana international defender, John...

5th Mobile Money Expo: Ingenico Group wins Financial Inclusion Platform of the Year

Ingenico Group also received the Awards for ?Best Mobile Money/Card Combination? and ?Best Data Monitoring Solution? At the 5th edition of the annual Mobile...

Nigerian Women Seek Inclusion In Buhari Government

Women in the country have joined their colleagues in felicitating with the All Progressives Congress, and the President-Elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari Rtd, for the...

Nkanata?s participation in Bahamas World Relays to cause loads of excitement

Carvin Nkanata competes at Commonwealth games. Nkanata posted a world leading time of the season of 20:14 seconds in 200m at Pure Athletics Sprint...

MTN Nigeria urges MFIs to embrace cost-effective management in businesses

MTN Business, the business-to-business unit of MTN Nigeria, has urged Microfinance Institutions (MFIs), to embrace cost-effective and operationally efficient solutions in the management of...

Afriyie Acquah Will Play In Ghana Squad For Senegal, Mali Friendlies

Afriyie Acquah is confirmed in the Ghana squad By El Akyereko Frimpong Follow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficial Midfielder Afriyie Acquah has maintained his place in the...

NPP angry over inclusion of CDD, IDEG and IEA on Electoral Reforms Committee

EC Chairman Afari Gyan inaugurated the committee early this year The United States of America (USA) branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has...

EC Must Clarify Inclusion Of YPP In Committee

Coalition for Free Fair and Transparent Elections (COFFTRE), is calling the Electoral Commission (EC) to explain the inclusion of Yes Peoples Party (YPP) in...
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Ajay Banga, MasterCard's President and CEO (left), and Donald Kaberuka, the African Development Bank's President (right), today announced a significant partnership to boost financial inclusion in Africa. Photo by swiss-image.ch/Michael Buholzer

AfDB-MasterCard to expand financial inclusion

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and MasterCard have collaborated to expand financial inclusion across the African continent. The collaboration will enable them develop solutions that...

Radamel Falcao Must Prove His Worth With Man U

Radamel Falcao Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has urged striker Radamel Falcao to ?prove himself? and earn a recall to the side. Falcao was...
Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane Makes Senegal?s Final 2015 AFCON Squad

Sadio Man? will be assessed by Senegal?s medical team on Sunday following his inclusion on the final Senegal national football squad for the 2015...

Communique Issued At The ACP Conference

8TH AFRICAN CONFEDERATION OF PRINIPALS (ACP) CONFERENCE IN GHANA 15TH ? 17TH December, 2014 COMMUNIQUE We participants at the 8th African Confederation of Principals (ACP) Conference, held...
AFRICAN YOUTH

Include the youthin local governance

The National Network of Youth Groups in Local Governance, a group of youth representatives, have called on government for greater participation of the youth...

Help Promote Effective Participation Of The Disabled

Ghana joined the entire world on December 3, to observe this year?s annual United Nations day of persons with disability. Initiated in 1992 the...
Concern Universal Ghana

Improving financial access to the poor

A two- day regional conference on financial inclusion to improve financial access to the poor is underway in Accra. The conference which brings together 100...

Tiigah promised to run an open door administration

Upper East Regional Minister, James Tiigah Zuugah The newly appointed Upper East Regional Minister, James Zuugah Tiigah, has called for calm in the region,...