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AU trains Somalia police on crime scene management

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said on Saturday that it is conducting a 10-day training course on basic crime scene management for...
doctors shortage

Patients in Uganda stranded as doctors strike enters day 6

After hours of waiting in a long queue at a health facility in central Uganda, Jackie Namasaba gave up after no doctor turned up...
family planning

New Trends in Global Contraceptive Funding

At the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD, 1994) in Cairo, most participating countries including Ghana demonstrated their basic level of political support...
court

Ghana Makes Strides in Judicial Integrity Through Technology

Ghana has called on African Governments to invest and use technology in Courts which would contribute tremendously to judicial integrity and accountability. “It removes the...

Former Prez Kufuor Gets UG Alumni Honors

At the 28th Alumni Lecture on Thursday, Professor Akilagpa Sawyerr, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana (UG), Emerita Professor Mary Esther Kropp...

African Court To Celebrate Decade Of Human Rights Protection

The African Court was established by the African Union to complement the protective mandate of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights with...

Court Charges 6 For Contempt

The members are said to have refused to confirm Odeopor Martey Kodjoe Awah IV, the Paramount Chief of the Shai Traditional Council, to the...

Gov’t To Improve Irrigation Across The Country

He said as part of the improvement scheme, the irrigation systems are being equipped with solar systems to make electricity available to support agro-industrial...
Mr Raphael McClare Asomey, Projects Officer of Savana Signatures with some personnel from the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Health Service educating the children on the Ebola disease at Savelugu

Parliamentary Candidate To Support Education Of Brilliant Students From Poor Homes

She told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that more than 50 students were already benefiting. The...

Jonathan Adjei Becomes Teshie Mankralo

This was contained in a letter signed by the head of the family of the three gates to the Registrar of the Greater Accra...
teachers absenteeism

Dabi Dankwa Doubts NPP’s Pledge Of Restoring Teachers Allowance

He said a careful assessment of such an allowance policy, under our current economic climate, suggests that the educational sector could be gravely affected...

Djan Wilteh And Dreamland To Host NEGS 2016

The event, which is scheduled for 1st December, 2016 at the Bluecrest University College auditorium at Kokomlemle at 5 pm has the theme “celebrating...
Wpid Unescologo

Rwanda seeks UNESCO heritage status for genocide memorial sites

They are Kigali Genocide Memorial site, Ntarama Genocide site in eastern Rwanda, Murambi memorial centre in southern Rwanda and Bisesero Genocide Memorial in western...
Global Shea Alliance

GSA And USAID Launches Shea Sustainability Project

The initiative will focus on women’s empowerment such as constructing warehouses for women shea collectors, business development services, parkland management and conservation pilot projects...
Vodafone

Vodafone Healthfest Hits Ho With Screening Exercise

The beneficiaries, mainly women and children, were given medication and talk on preventive healthcare. Mr Ebenezar Amankwah, Corporate...
fighting

Woman Charged For Biting Off Co-tenant’s Finger

The court, presided over by Mrs Abena Oppong Adjin-Dokum, however, admitted her to bail in the sum of GHc 10,000 with two sureties to...

Adaklu: MP Chides Contractors For Projects Delay

“The most annoying part is that some of these contractors are members of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC),” he said. ...
GJA President

Journalists Urged To Eschew Partisanship

He described the 2016 general election as “hyper sensitive” and asked media practitioners not to allow their voting pattern to define the quality of...

Ho: Parliamentary Candidates Shun Debate

Candidates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Convention People’s Party (CPP), Progressive People’s Party (PPP) and the New Democratic Party (NDP) failed to attend...
Agro Farming

Farmer Calls For PPP Investment In Agriculture

He said government partnership with private investors would make the agriculture sector vibrant with the supply of machinery for farming on a large scale...

Politicians Urged To Be Committed To Peace

Mr. Charles Owusu, National Chairman of the ‘Voters Forum’, a civil-society organization (CSO), said they should be measured and avoid exciting ethnic passions. ...

Ketu South Children To Be Included In 2016 Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee was born purely out of the desire to encourage children to cultivate the reading habit and build their vocabularies. ...
Massive Illegal Mining

Gov’t Urged To Address Mining Concerns

Mrs. Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, Associate Executive Director, Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), said this was the way forward to protect their economic,...

Court Remands Coconut Seller For Arm Possession

David pleaded not guilty to the charge but was remanded by the court to reappear on November 23. Prosecuting, Police...

Bishop Urges Gov’t To Focus On Technical Education

He noted that technical education, when given the needed attention would be the only avenue to train the teeming youth to provide qualified skilled...
Advancing Investments & Trade in Africa

Russia-Africa Investment Hindered By Insufficient Info

“As before, we cannot deny that Russian business structures have insufficient knowledge of Africa, its requirements, and other parameters,” said Irina Abramova, newly-appointed director...
Nana Oye Lithur

Oye Lithur Confident In GNA

She said the relevance of the Agency in fostering national integration and unity could not be overemphasised as it continued to be the only...
Climate change

Global Youth Call For Intensifying Environmental Protection Education

Hakima El Haite, COP22 Special Envoy and Morocco's Climate Champion, who made the call at a Youth Day event on Thursday at the ongoing...
Theophilus N. Ahwireng

Oil And Gas Companies Advised To Conduct Studies Into Possible Areas Of Operations

Mr. Theophilus Ahwireng, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Petroleum Commission, gave the advice at the opening of the 2016 Local Content Conference and...

Private Sector asked to venture into housing industry

This, he said they could do by joining hands with government to fill the housing deficit in the country. Ghana’s housing deficit is estimated at...