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Kenya marks International children’s day with pledge to boost their literacy

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Kenya joined the rest of the world to mark the International Children's Day on Tuesday as senior policy makers reaffirmed commitment to boost access...
University of Education Winneba

Voltarians Urged to Ensure Ewe Language Literacy

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Mr Pascal Kpodo, a Lecturer at the Department of Ewe Education at the University of Education, Winneba has called on Ewes to promote the...
abortion

SILDEP Appeals To Gov’t To Legalize Safe Abortion

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Social Initiative for Literacy and Development Programme (SILDEP) has blamed the increasing number of unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions on lack of access to...

NTHC Comforts Weija Leprosarium

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The National Trust Holdings Company (NTHC) has provided a mechanised borehole with a 7,000 litre water storage tank at a cost of GHC 15,000...

Sept 8 is 2016 International Literacy Day

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The importance of education for individual, social and national development is globally recognized; equally it is a lifelong process because no matter how much...

Lions Club of Tema Organises Health Screening for Children

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The basic school children had their eyes examined and taken through the basic techniques of reading. Mr William Abakah Junior,Tema Lions Club...
medical screening

Tema Residents and School children receive free health sexrtsise

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The basic school children had their eyes examined and taken through the basic techniques of reading. Mr William Abakah Junior,Tema Lions...
Ghana-healthcare

Ghana’s Health Literacy is Low – Specialist

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“This is because the country’s health system is fragmented with different cadres of people providing health services and information they often do not have...
Wpid Poverty In Childhood Can Shape Neurobiology Study

Worlds Most Deprived Has Poverty and Literacy in store for them

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Based on current trends, the report said 69 million children would die from mostly preventable causes, 167 million would live in poverty while 750...

Nigeria calls for more stakeholders’ engagement on capital market

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Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun, made the call when stakeholders in the market, led by the Chairman of Capital Market Master Plan Council, visited...
Mahama

Mahama Urged To Ensure That Ghana Eradicate Illiteracy

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He said the issue of literacy is very important and urged government to take it seriously in the national agenda. Mr Kedem made the call...

Winneba SHS holds 66th Speech and Prize-Giving Day

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“They don’t simply come to school to study, but are expected that they will embody the attributes of civic, literacy, global awareness and cross-cultural...
school pupils

Pupils to benefit from reading festivals

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These reading festivals support the goal of increasing access to and use of materials in public schools so that 2.8 million children in Ghana...
Technology Growth

SME Growth Depends Largely On Technology and Financial Literacy

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Dr. Kwame Owusu-Kwakye, a lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) School of Business (KSB) in Kumasi, said capacity building...
GDP

Crafts sector contributes 12 percent to Benin’s GDP

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Benin's Minister for Culture, Literacy, Craftsmanship and Tourism Paul Hounkpe said on Monday the crafts sector was contributing 12 percent to the country's Gross...

Stakeholders urged to ensure that businesses lead to Uganda?s economic growth

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Two years later, bankers? observe lack of practicability in knowledge accruing from the program. Dr. Louis Kasekende, deputy governor at Bank of Uganda advised stakeholders...

Adult education can promote citizenship and peace-Educationist

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Mrs Susan D. Berdie, Acting Eastern Regional Director of Non-Formal Education, has called for a holistic approach to adult literacy education to address poverty,...
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Worldreader Mobile App lead campaign on literacy

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The name behind E-reader technology here in Ghana and beyond the shores of Africa, is outdooring its newest application to the general public; Worldreader...

COCOSHE spearhead anti-bushfire literacy campaign

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The Ghana Cocoa, Coffee and Shea Nut Farmers Association (COCOSHE) Wednesday launched an anti-bushfire literacy campaign, aimed at appealing to people?s conscience to desist...
Ghana Complementary Basic Education

GCBE begins in five regions

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About 55,000 out-of-school children from five regions have begun classes under the Ghana Complementary Basic Education (GCBE) programme to facilitate their enrolment into the...
Mona Helen Quartey

Minister advocates for development of a national financial literacy strategy

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Mona Helen Quartey, a Deputy Minister of Finance, has called for the development of a national financial literacy strategy to ensure that financial education...

School For Life Donates To GES

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'School for Life' (SfL), a Tamale-based NGO under the Ghana Communities Development Association (GDCA), has presented 10 motorbikes to officials of the Ghana Education...

Nigeria to develop financial literacy curriculum

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)?on Wednesday?said it would partner?the Federal Ministry of Education to develop a financial literacy curriculum.Hajiya Umma Dutse, Director, Consumer...

Literacy is no indicator of intelligence-Soyinka defends comment

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Professor Wole Soyinka, renowned nobel laureate, has refuted claims in some sections of the media credited to him weeks ago, suggesting that he insulted...

SEC Set To Battle Financial Literacy

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The Director General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Ms Arunma Oteh, says the commission will partner with the entertainment industry to leverage on...
Wpid Opportunity International Ghana Job Vacancy

Financial Institution Pledges To Expand Financial Literacy

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Opportunity International Savings and Loans Limited (OISL) has launched its 10th anniversary celebration with a call on staff to help deepen its financial literacy...

CBN To Include Children On Its Financial Literacy Plans

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By Fred Ezeh The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in marking this year's World Financial Literacy Week said it would include children in...

36,000 females to receive training on financial literacy skills under CAMFED

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The Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED), an NGO is targeting 36,000 females to be trained financially in the Northern Region annually to imbibe in...

FG approves N1bn for adult/youth literacy

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UN emphasises effect of literacy on peace and conflict resolution Daouda Toure , the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System in Nigeria, on...

The Secretary-General Message On International Literacy Day

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 Literacy provides tools for men and women to better understand the world and shape it to meet their aspirations. It is a source of...