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African Union headquarters

AU marks 56th anniversary reiterating call for protection of refugees

The African Union (AU) on Saturday marked its 56th anniversary at the headquarters of the pan-African bloc in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. ...
Dr George Oppong

DCI Ghana and Others Give Presentation on Child protection

The Defense for Children International (DCI) Ghana, has been selected to speak on child protection and related issues at a United Nations (UN) political...
Planting trees

GWC Provides Barekese Dam with Protection by Planting Trees

The Ghana Water Company on Thursday began an exercise to plant 2,000 teak seedlings at the Barekese water headworks to mark this year’s World...
Bimobas Festival

Danjuar Festival Looks at Environmental Protection

Shea and dawadawa trees provide enormous benefits for people in the northern part of the country as they are a source of income for...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Kenya Gets Crime Scene Forensic Kit to Better Wildlife Protection

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) late Wednesday donated assorted wildlife crime scene forensic kits to the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to boost protection of...
healthcare

Namibia to launch regulations for child care and protection

Namibia will launch regulations for child care and protection legislation in March this year, Lucia Swartbooi, deputy minister of gender equality and child welfare,...

New Secretary General vows to tackle pressing issues facing Africa.

The new Secretary General of the world’s biggest human rights organization, Kumi Naidoo, has pledged to strengthen Amnesty International’s work in order to...
CSOs

Committee and CSOs hold meeting on Witness protection Bill

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Legal, Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs has held a technical meeting, in Accra, with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to discuss...
In February 2017, China’s first national intellectual property evaluation and certification center, State Intellectual Property Evaluation and Certification Center, opened in Beijing. (Photo by People’s Daily Online)

Intellectual property rights protection becomes priority for China

The recently unveiled guidelines for improving the trial procedures of intellectual property rights (IPR) cases in China have great realistic significance and far-reaching historic...

Educationist installed as Omankrado for Breman Kuntanase

Mr Ato Dadzie, 45, an Educationist at the office of the Ghana Education Service at Ajumako-Eyan-Essiem has been installed as Omankrado for Breman Kuntanase...
Africa Illicit financial flows

Customs experts discuss illicit trade, terrorism in Banjul

The World Customs Organization (WCO) and the West and Central Africa customs experts opened on Monday a two-day meeting in Banjul to discuss border...
Tanzania

Tanzania plans to broaden coverage of social security protection

Tanzania has started a process aimed at broadening social security protection that will help reduce poverty, a senior official said on Wednesday. Eric Shitindi, permanent...
lawsuit

Supreme Court Judge Recommends Amendment Of Criminal Laws

Mrs Sophia Ophelia Adjeibea Adinyira, a Supreme Court Judge, has recommended the amendment of Ghana’s criminal laws to make defilement a first degree felony. “Section...
Chemical Weapons

2-Day MESTI Workshop Opens in Accra on Chemical Weapons Protection

Ghana has not been able to take full advantage of the opportunities of being a State Party to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), an...
Intellectual property

Intellectual property deserves absolute protection

The World Intellectual Property Organisation defines Intellectual Property (IP) as the creations of the mind. The definition includes inventions, literary and artistic works and...

From Humanitarian Crisis to Human Trafficking

Human trafficking remains largely overlooked and difficult to identify in crisis situations like natural disasters, armed conflicts and areas of extreme violence. This is...
human trafficking

Gov’t not giving up on fight against human trafficking – Gender Minister

Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has said government is on course in the fight against human trafficking...
oil rig

Locals in Ghana’s oil enclave seek livelihood protection

While Ghana might be adding some more revenue to its kitty after commercial oil production started late 2010, all has not been well with...
journalistsvideo

Somali journalists seek protection against violent crimes

Somali journalists have called for protection from violent crimes to enable them to work without fear or favor. The journalists who had...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

European Development Fund Supports Agriculture In U/W

The 11th European Development Fund has provided 160 million Euros assistance for the modernisation of agriculture to increase crop yield in the Upper West...

Negative Cultural Practices Hampering Development Of Ghana

Admittedly some cultural values are inimical to the progress of society and not very useful in contemporary times. Critical among some of the negative cultural...

GCNet Calls For Support For Data Protection Act Implementation

The Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) has called on businesses to support the Data Protection Commission in the implementation of the Data Protection...

Aisha Buhari’s fight for the protection of Teenage Girls’

The cases of child sexual abuse and defilement of underage/teenage girls at schools, at home and in between are quotidian. The story of the...
Illegal miners in business

Retired Military Officer Supports Against Illegal Mining

A retired military officer has called for strong support for the government’s push to end the destruction of the environment through the activities of...
John Peter Amewu, Director of Research at Africa Centre for Energy Policy

Illegal Miners To Be Integrated Into Mainstream Mining

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has said the Minerals Commission would engage the illegal miners and integrate them...
leap

Second Payment Of LEAP Ends In Bolgatanga Municipality

The forty seventh payment cycle cash grant and the second payment in 2017 to beneficiaries under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme in...
illegal mining

Ministry Retrieve 500 Excavators From Illegal Mining Sites

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu, on Wednesday said 500 excavators have, so far, been retrieved from mining sites...

Mrs Augustina Gyamfi is Still Acting Ashanti Regional Director of Gender

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has called on the public to disregard reports of Mr Samuel Oduro being appointed as the...
Social Tribute Justice

Lets Guard Our Judicial Systems Jealously -Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has noted with concern the waning integrity of Ghana’s judicial system, urging legal practitioners to guard jealously, and...
Photo taken shows a female reporter from People’s Daily raising a question to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at a press conference on the sidelines of the fifth session of the 12th National People’s Congress on March 8, 2017. (TV screenshot)

China champions Women’s protection, rights and status

Women living in China have witnessed a dramatic rise in their social status in recent years, thanks to the increasing efforts made by Chinese...