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UN-Habitat partners to reduce proliferation of slums in Africa

UN-Habitat and international non-governmental body, Habitat for Humanity, have entered into partnership to help reduce proliferation of slums in Africa, an official said on...
Road Accident

Drivers Tasked to Observe Safety Measures

Nana Kofi Nyarko, President of the Rotary Club of Accra Ring Road Central (RRC) has called on drivers to apply all safety measures to...
teenage pregnancy

Gender Trained Resource Persons Must Work to Reduce Teenage Pregnancy

Resource Persons on Gender Sensitive Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) have received training dubbed: ‘Time with Grandma’ to assist in reducing teen pregnancies...
Social Streetism Day

Social Welfare Department Appeal for Funds to Check Streetism

Mr Dela Ashiagbor, the Deputy Director in charge of Programmes for Development at the Department of Social Welfare, has appealed to government to increase...
World Bank

Economist Say CFTA’s Execution Will Bring Down Trade Volatility

Mr Albert Zeufack, the Chief Economist for Africa World Bank, has urged African governments to ratify and implement the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)...
HIV

Project Aimed at Reducing HIV Stigma and Discrimination Launched

The Ghana–West Africa Programme to Combat Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (WAPCAS) has launched the Human Rights Intervention project to help...
maternal death

Community Health Committees urged to reduce maternal deaths

Mr. Seo Ilwon, Country Director of Good Neighbours International Ghana, a humanitarian and development non-governmental organization, has asked Community Health Management Committee (CHMC) members...
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Kejetia arterial Roads Expanded to Reduce Congestion

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), in collaboration with the security agencies, have embarked on an extensive decongestion exercise to clear some parts of the...
TVET Dialogue

Stakeholders debate over TVET in attempt to cut gender stereotyping

Ms Barbara Asher Ayisi, the Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), says girls were underrepresented in...
BIOTECHNOLOGY

Time To Move Agriculture Away From Dependence On Chemical Inputs To Reduce Environmental Hazards

It's about time Governments around the world makes a deliberate efforts to encourage scientific invasion into agriculture via policy measures specifically designed to encourage...

Kenya mulls law to promote uptake of LPG to reduce reliance on fossils fuels

Kenya is developing a law to promote the uptake of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in order to reduce dependence on fossils fuels, the energy...
Bank of Ghana

Descend on Banks to Reduce Lending Rates – CEBRE Tells BoG

The Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBRE), has called on Bank of Ghana as a matter of urgency to swiftly advise all financial...
health

Health Sector Launches Programme to Cut Five Mortalities

The Asuogyaman District Health Directorate has launched child health week celebration at Frankadua to help reduce under-five morbidity and mortality in the district. This, the...
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Kenya seeks preferential trade terms with China to reduce trade imbalance

Kenya is seeking preferential trade terms with China in order to reduce trade imbalance with the Asian nation, a government official said on Monday. Chris...
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...

FAO asks African states to consider cutting food imports

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of UN on Monday called on African governments to reduce importation of food to the continent by implementing...
street children

Ghana must work hard at cutting down second street children

Mrs Ingrid Ansah, Vice President of Datalink University College has called for more efforts at keeping children off the streets. She said that had become...
Urban migration

NASCO Foundation and Proactive move to cut migration

Mr Ousman Umar, the Founder and President of NASCO Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation has urged Ghanaian youth to avoid the attempts of migrating to...
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N/R: malaria related deaths reduce to 71%

Malaria related deaths in the Northern Region have dropped to 71 per cent between 2015 and 2017 as residents embraced the Indoor Residual Spraying...
IMF

Analysts say Zambia needs IMF support to reduce debt distress

Analysts on Thursday said an International Monetary Fund (IMF) aid package was vital in order to reduce Zambia's debt distress. The Zambia Institute for Policy...
streetism

Families advised to take responsibilities of orphans to cut streetism

Mr. Israel Akrobortu, Volta Regional Director, Department of Children has challenged families to accept the responsibility of caring for orphans to reduce streetism in...
HIV-and-AIDS

Ghana to implement new policies on new HIV infections

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) on Tuesday said it had put the right policies and strategies in place to reduce new HIV infections and...
railway

Ghana develops structural design for 95 kilometre-railway

Mr Kwaku Agyenim Boateng, the Deputy Minister for Railways Development, has said the alterations have been made to structural design of the 95 kilometre-railway...
One-District-One-Factory project

Zabzugu ready for One District, One Factory policy – DCE

Mr Ahmed Abukari Iddrisu, District Chief Executive for Zabzugu in the Northern Region has said the district is ready for the take-off of the...
National Road Safety Commission

AMA, Police Receive Support To Complement Road Safety Efforts

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) and the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police have received tools and accessories from the...

Kenya to develop export strategy to reduce trade deficit

Kenya is developing the National Export Development Strategy in order to reduce the trade deficit, officials said on Monday. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of...
Cancer cells under a microscope

Rwanda aims to reduce cancer mortality by 10 pct by 2021

The Rwanda government is determined to establish needed infrastructure and train specialists to achieve its target of reducing cancer mortality by 10 percent by...
rice

Tanzania’s Zanzibar to reduce rice importation

Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago will soon reduce importation of rice following increasing production of the commodity in recent years, a senior official said on...
JI WorkplaceLeadership

Employee must do more to reduce mental illness

Employers and organizations have been called upon to create conducive environments for work so as to identify early warning signs of stress as a...

Ghana says to reduce food import by applying technology

Ghana will apply technology in its quest to cut down the huge foreign exchange spent on the cost of food importation, Minister for Food...