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Tanzania-based NGOs launch campaign to help working women

Three non-governmental organizations (NGOs) based in Tanzania on Saturday launched a three-year joint campaign aimed at shaping women's attitude toward work. Oxfam,...
Women In Mining

FoN and Oxfam Organises Capacity Building for Women in Mining

Women working in the mining sector in Ghana faced challenges that inhibit their effective participation in the sector. The challenges confronting the women include stigmatisation...
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Oxfam calls on Countries neighbouring conflict & violence to keep borders open.

As the AU celebrates this year the tenth anniversary of the convention adopted in 2009 to provide legal protection and assistance to millions of...

Women groups and youth receive training on sustainable farming practices

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has organized a sensitization and training for women groups and youth on sustainable farming practices. The training...

PFAG farmers trained on budgeting process

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has organized a capacity building training on the budgeting process in Ghana to its members in the...
A trader retrievesa receipt from an EBM. The amended law reinforces ministerial powers to fine taxpayers who circumvent using electronic billing machines to avoid paying taxes. (File)

Rich People Pay Meagre Taxes in the World

Super-rich people and corporations in the world have been taking advantages from taxation with some of the lowest levels of tax in decades, a...
Mr Tijani Ahmed Hamza, Country Manager of Oxfam

Oxfam identifies inequality as a peril to Ghana’s poverty reduction campaign

Oxfam International, a civil society organisation, has warned that Ghana’s poverty reduction gains over the past two decades is being threatened by inequality gap. Mr...

ASSAR highlight activities to enhance climate change adaptation

The Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) Africa-team Project has come out with activities to enhance climate change adaptation in the Upper West...

Gov’t of Ghana urged to reconstitute Domestic Violence Board

Madam Afua Addotey, the Board Chairperson, Women in Law and Development Africa (WiLDAF-Ghana), has called on government to reconstitute the Domestic Violence Management Board...
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Fishermen to be trained to gather evidence on illegal activities

The “Far Ban Bo” project will support fishermen to gather real evidence on illegal activities at sea through training and provision of relevant technologies...
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Women farmers underfunded to withstand climate change – Oxfam

Charity organization Oxfam said on Tuesday that female farmers are not getting enough funding to adapt to climate change. Rashmi Mistry, head of Oxfam's Grow...
Deputy Energy Minister, with Oxfam Country Director, West Africa Programmes Manager and the Chairman for the occasion

Oxfam’s Merger Process with Affiliates Ends

Oxfam in Ghana and its affiliate organisations in the country have completed a merger process to operate under one management with one country strategy...
Deputy Energy Minister, with Oxfam Country Director, West Africa Programmes Manager and the Chairman for the occasion

One Oxfam platform launched to tackle inequality in Ghana

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have been urged to eschew the tendency of turning such organizations into family properties, and to recruit professionals who would...

Economic Inequality: Majority of Ghanaian populace live on less than a dollar a day

Extreme economic inequality is a barrier to poverty reduction in Ghana, Mr Tijani Hamza, the Country Director of Oxfam in Ghana has said. He...

Oxfam Ghana expands company’s investment to GHC 14.5 million

Oxfam in Ghana, has invested GHC 14.5 million, in its work for the financial year ending April, 2017 to March, 2018. The investments are spread...
CDD

Electorates Entreated To Hold MP’s Accountable

Mr Mohammed Awal, a Researcher at the Centre for Democratic Governance (CDD) has tasked electorates in and around fishing communities in the Western Region...

Trade Unions in Ghana Urged To Mobilse All Workers

An international Trade Unionist, Mr Nigel Flanagan, has called for a stronger and united trade union in Ghana to help fight poverty and inequality...

Oxfam Reveals Tatics of EU Big Banks in Tax Havens

The twenty biggest banks in the eurozone booked over a quarter of their 2015 profits in tax havens, with Luxembourg and Ireland the favourite...
Ghana Celebrates International Womens Day

Ghana urged to support demands of rural women

The Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF-Ghana) and Oxfam in Ghana on Wednesday called on government, traditional leaders and other key stakeholders...
Journalists

Oxfam-IBIS Holds Training Workshop For Senior Journalists

Oxfam-IBIS has organised a two-day training workshop for senior journalists and managing staff of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Accra. The workshop was aimed at...
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Africa’s Voices Develops Partnership With UNICEF

A pilot project that used interactive radio shows and text messages to gather people’s beliefs and practices related to polio vaccinations, and maternal and...
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Oxfam: Brexit vote revealed deep socio-economic splits

"The EU referendum vote was a stark illustration of just how polarized our society is, with millions of voters expressing their frustration at being...

Over 100,000 Burundian refugees in Tanzania at risk

"Health and shelter for Burundian refugees in Tanzania are poised to get worse in already overstretched camps," said a joint statement by Oxfam, Help...

Is petroleum bill meant to rob Ghanaians?

THE PETROLEUM EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION BILL 2014: CLUELESSNESS OR A CONSPIRACY TO PERPETUATE FRAUD AND ROBBERY OF GHANAIANS? On 6th July, 2015, the Ghana Institute of...
World Bank

World Bank?s resettlement review found serious failings

The World Bank?s resettlement review found serious failings. Communities forced to make way for bank-financed projects have suffered serious harm, but a plan to...
African women farmers

Farmer group urge government to pump petroleum revenue into Agric

Farmer group in Ghana urged government here on Friday to increase the portion of petroleum revenue invested into agriculture development annually, to realize the...
President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi

Humanitarian disaster unfolding in Yemen

A humanitarian disaster is unfolding in Yemen as conflict and a Saudi-led blockade rapidly worsen existing food and water shortages, Oxfam?warned on Wednesday. No food...
Hannah Owusu-Koranteng

WACAM boss? wins award from Oxfam

International development aid group, Oxfam has awarded Hannah Owsus-Koranteng, ?Associate Executive Director of Wacam, ?Right the Wrong? Award ?for her untiring role in promoting...
Hannah Owusu-Koranteng

Hannah Owsus-Koranteng Gets Right the wrong Award

International development aid group, Oxfam has awarded Hannah Owsus-Koranteng, Associate Executive Director of Wacam, ?Right the Wrong? Award for her untiring role in promoting...

Experts to evaluate WHO’s performance on Ebola outbreak

Dr Margaret Chan, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General,? has commissioned a panel of outside independent experts,? to undertake an assessment on all aspects...