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MTN Ghana traders pension scheme unveiled in Accra

MTN Ghana has launched a new initiative dubbed; ‘My Own Pension” to enable traders in the informal sector to save some money for their...
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May 9 survivor tells his story

This was the worst football disaster on the African continent, with 127 souls perishing in a football stadium in 2001. The day, May 9, has...
football

Bereaved widows demand attention and help

Miss Vida Eyisi, 53 year old unemployed, who lost her husband through the May 9 stadium disaster in 2001 at the Accra Sports Stadium,...
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Municipal assembly to establish a revenue unit

The Wa Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Alhaji Tahiru Issahak Moomin, has hinted at plans to create a revenue unit to mobilize revenue for implementation...
AGA engineers working flat out to replace the power system at Jimi

HESAG campaigns for solid cultural practices to reduce workplace accidents

Professor Victor Yao Atsu Barku, the Director of Programmes and Planning at Health and Safety Ghana (HESAG) has stressed the need to build...
New fertilizer

Ghanaian Cocoa Farmers Introduced to New Fertilizer

A new fertilizer, that comes with nutrients for regenerating aged cocoa farms has been introduced to farmers. It has been branded “Cocoa Nti” and meant...
Livestock Survey (guinea fowl)

Upper West: Guinea fowl prices could go up soon

The prices of Guinea Fowls have been projected by dealers to go up in the second quarter of 2018 as the farming season approaches...
Two midwives in Ebola protective gear supplied by UNFPA hand over a newborn to her mother at the Star of the Sea Clinic in West Point, Monrovia, Liberia. Photo: UNFPA Liberia

Ghana need more midwives to check maternal mortality – UNFPA

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has highlighted the urgent need for more qualified midwives to save mothers from pregnancy and childbirth-related deaths. Mr. Niyi...
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwuni Adesina

AfDB Places Africa High on Its Programme

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has made green energy supply a major priority to drive Africa’s economic growth. Mr. Amadou Hott, the Bank’s Vice President...
Public Accounts Committee

Public officials to answer for lost funds and assets

Public officials cited for financial malfeasance, loss of public money and assets in the Auditor General Report are going to be surcharged, Mr. James...
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AfDB pumps funds into Africa’s green growth energy portfolios

Mr Amadou Hott, Vice President for Power, Energy, Climate Change and Green Growth of the African Development Bank has said the Bank is radically...
Public Accounts Committee

Public Officials will be charged for funds and assets lost

The Auditor General is to surcharge public officials cited for financial malfeasance and loss of public funds and assets in its 2017 audit report...
immunization

Ho: Mothers Honoured for Adhering to Immunizing

The Ho Municipal Health Directorate has awarded three mothers for being consistent with the immunization of their children. The mothers were given cooking utensils and...
Maternal mortality rate

Arresting Ghana’s Maternal Mortality Would Need More Trained Midwives

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has stated that the lives of many women and their babies who die during pregnancy and childbirth could...
Maize farmer

Sunyani farmers seek support against FAWs

Maize Farmers in nine farming communities in the Sunyani Municipality have appealed to the Municipal and Regional Directorates of Agriculture to assist them to...
africa tourism

Tourism’s carbon footprints increases four times over

Global tourism contributes an estimated eight per cent of all greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study on the issue, claimed to be...
fishing

Fishing Council Asked to Make Additions in New Fishing Law

The Programmes Manager of Friends of the Earth, a Non-Governmental Organisation(NGO),Mr Kyei Kwadwo Yamoah has entreated stakeholders in the fishing industry to make inputs...
radio

C-BAG demands assistance for radio stations on campus

the Campus Broadcasting Association of Ghana (C-BAG) has called on the management of various tertiary institutions to take steps to retool, resource and provide...

GFD Says inaccessible justice is an injustice”

When justice is inaccessible, the result is injustice, Madam Mawunyor Yakor-Dagbah, National Vice President, Ghana Federation for the Disability Organisations, has stated. She said: “Injustice...
Two rhinoceros are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March. 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Namibia losing battle against rhino poachers

Namibian law enforcement agencies are struggling to contain the rising tide of rhino poaching as the number of poached animals continues to rise in...