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Stakeholders take stock of suspended referendum in Tamale

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A multi-stakeholders’ forum to reflect on lessons and share experiences on the suspended December 17, 2019 referendum and to propose strategies to ensure...

GCA to introduce new competition for Persons with Disabilities

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Mr Philip Ameku, President of the Ghana Chess Association (GCA), has encouraged Person with Disabilities (PWDs) to participate in...

MiDA unveils Gender and Social Inclusion Policy to resolve gender disparities

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The Gender and Social Inclusion Unit of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has launched a Gender and Social Inclusion Policy to rectify disparities between...

MTN Ghana supports 100 PWDs to become economically independent

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MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) Services has taken another giant step by empowering 100 Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) to become economically independent. The initiative is...

Dislabelled Social Enterprise empowers PWDs on business management

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Dislabelled Organisation, a social enterprise with the core mandate to revolutionise special education in Ghana, has organised a forum to empower Persons with Disabilities...

Penplusbytes empowers editors to champion the cause of PWDs

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Persons with disabilities constitute a significant section of Ghana’s population, but they are faced with a lot of challenges in meeting their basic needs. ...
Disability

We have not received disbursement for two years – PWDs

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Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) at Nalerigu, the North East Regional capital, have not received their share of the Disability Fund from the East Mamprusi...
Disability

Ashaiman main road dangerous for PWDs

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Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the Ashaiman Municipality say crossing the main street in the town is a nightmare due to its inaccessible nature. ...

NiPDA sets 82 PWDs up for business

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The Ningo Prampram District Assembly (NiPDA) is provided material and logistical support for local 82 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) to set up businesses. At...

“Let’s consider vulnerable groups in national health policies” – NGO

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Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called on the country’s policymakers to consider vulnerable groups including, Persons With...
PWDs

Ashaiman PWDs want a local special school

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Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in Ashiaman have appealed to government and other stakeholders to provide them with a special school to educate local disabled...
Persons with disabilities

Persons With Disabilities Observe International Day

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The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDD) has since 1992 been annually observed on 3rd December around the world. The theme for this...
Persons with disabilities

Dormaa Municipal Assembly presents GHC149,870.00 to 106 PWDs

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The Dormaa Central Municipal Assembly has presented an amount of GHC149,870.00 to 106 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Municipality to support them...

Hohoe Municipal Assembly holds ‘Meet the Press’ Session

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The Hohoe Municipal Assembly in the Volta Region has opened up its books to the people for scrutiny under its first edition of...
Referendum

Religious/traditional leaders urged to encourage citizens to participate in Referendum

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) on Wednesday urged religious and traditional leaders in the Northern Region to encourage citizens to actively participate...
Disability

PWDs in Kpandai District receive support

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The Kpandai District Assembly in the Northern Region has presented assorted items worth GH¢76, 121.00 to 63 Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). The items included soaps,...
disability receipts

Produce documentation on official expenditure to Assembly, PWDs advised

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Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Ashaiman Municipality have been asked to provide the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) with documentation on how and...
Corruption Campaign

We will Tackle Corruption from All Angles – Minister

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The Upper East Regional Minister, Madam Paulina Patience Abayage, has said government is determined to reduce corruption to the barest minimum by harnessing and...
NCCE

NCCE Educates PWDs on Anti-Corruption

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has organized a sensitization programme for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) on the fight against corruption and the...
PWDs Marriage

PWDs in Effutu Supported

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The Effutu Municipal Assembly has extended its benevolence to Persons with Disabilities (PWD’s) in Winneba with a call on them to make good use...

U.S Embassy In Addis Ababa Launches Its Annual Video Competition Dubbed: “I Stand For...

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The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa has announced the theme of its annual video competition: “I Stand for Peace”. The Embassy invites all current...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Nana Addo’s statement “Only the blind and deaf ignore NPP’s fulfilled promises” is...

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The Network of Journalists for the Promotion of Persons with Disabilities in Africa (PROMOAFRICA), has descended heavily on President Nana Akufo Addo for using...
Ghana Cedis

North Tongu PWDs Receive Empowerment and Equipment

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Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region have received items and start up kits worth GHC100, 000.00 from...
disability

VEReF to champion women & PWDs interests

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Volta Educational Renaissance Foundation (VEReF), a governance and democracy-focused NGO, is leading other NGOs in the Region to implement gender mainstreaming and inclusive participation...

2019 Budget Failed To Outline Government’s Vision For Promoting Inclusive Development

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The Ghana Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has indicated that, there is lack of policy direction in the...
PWDs

Ho Assembly Gives PWDs Support Through The Common Fund

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Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the Ho Municipality have for the second time in the year, received financial support from the District Assembly Common...
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PWDs indicts social welfare officer for extortion

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Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Wa East have accused the District Social Welfare Officer of using threats to force them to give back to...
disability

Beijing Hosts Government Officials to Discuss Commitments Towards Disability-inclusive Society

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Senior government officials, policymakers, civil society and academia from over 30 countries across Asia-Pacific have gathered in Beijing this week to accelerate commitments towards...

Persons With Disabilities Assured Of Accessibility To Courts In Ghana

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The Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo, has assured Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) that all efforts are put in place under her leadership to ensure that ...
disabilities

More efforts urged for inclusion of persons with disabilities in Africa

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Policymakers and experts attending an international meeting here on persons with disabilities (PWDs) on Tuesday called for more efforts to include PWDs in Africa's...