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FAO positioned to support countries tackle drivers of poverty

Eradication of extreme poverty requires dedicated actions to build resilience

FAO positioned to support countries tackle drivers of poverty Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 1.1 of eradicating extreme poverty requires dedicated actions that...
affordable housing

Affordable housing requires a new shape for the mortgage industry

There are two essential parts to achieving affordable housing: building decent, low-cost homes, and developing a housing finance market that enables low-income earners to...
Financial Integrity

Ghana’s Financial Sector Requires People with Integrity

Mr Osei Gyasi, Head of Banking Supervision Department of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) says the financial sector needs professionals with integrity in order...
health heatlhcare policy

Ghana’s Healthcare Policies Requires Effective Implementation

Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa, a former Director- General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said Ghana needs to implement healthcare policies effectively to improve...
Cocoa Production

A Collective Effort Will Up Ghana’s Cocoa Sector – COCOBOD

Dr Emmanuel Agyemang Dwomoh, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) said government recognized the effort of the private sector in ensuring...
Dr. Koku Awoonor, Director, Policy Planning Monitoring and Evaluation division-Ghana Health Service

Ghana’s UHC 2020 dream within reach but requires modifications in NHIS

The Director, Policy Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (PPME) division of Ghana Health Service, Dr. Koku Awoonor has said although Ghana is on course to...
nicole-kidman-daughter-adopt

Nicole Kidman gives her daughter Isabella all the help she requires

Nicole Kidman, who went through the adoption process in the 1990s when she and then-husband Tom Cruise adopted son Connor and daughter Isabella, is...
NHIS

NHIS Requires Adequate Working Logistics

Acute shortage of vital working materials has hit eight Health Insurance Schemes in the central region. Affected schemes could be found in the Agona West,...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

Active participation will help Ghana achieve SDG4 – GES

Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwah, the Director General of the Ghana Education Service, said on Monday that active participation of government and stakeholders in education would...

Supreme Court dismiss stay of execution application by Woyome’s counsel

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday by a unanimous decision dismissed an application filed by Mr Osafo Boabeng, Counsel for Mr Alfred Woyome, for...
Petroleum hedging

Successive Finance Ministers Violate Petroleum Revenue Management Act

Mr Ken Ofori Atta, the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, has been called upon to include a reconciliation report on the management of...
African University College of Communication

Media Organizations Urged To Intensified Training For Journalists

Mr. Kojo Yankah, Founder of the African University College of Communication, on Wednesday said there is the need to create an atmosphere that promotes...
Ghana Muslims

As Muslims Lets Follow The Good Practices & Teachings of Allah

Alhaji Abubakar Abdul-Rahman, Upper West NPP Regional Chairman, has called on the public especially those of the Muslim faith to emulate the good practices...
Alan Kwadwo Kyeremateng

Only ambitious remedies would lessons Ghana’s economic trials

Mr Alan Kyeremateng, Minister of Trade and Industry, has defended the introduction of far-reaching programmes by government to revamp Ghana’s economy saying the country’s...
Migration

West Africa’s complex migration situation requires holistic solution

The complex nature of migration in the West African sub-region requires a holistic approach to derive benefits for the sub-region, Sylvia Lopez-Ekra, Chief of...

NVTI calls for proper management of TVET

The Executive Director of the National Vocation Training Institute, Mr Stephen Bismark Amponsah has said Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is vital...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

Zika no longer constitutes public health emergency of international concern – WHO

The announcement came after the fifth meeting of the Emergency Committee on Zika, microcephaly and other neurological disorders convened by WHO on Friday afternoon. ...
Mr Thomas K Insaidoo-Fisheries Commission

Strenuous Solution Needed to Stop Declining Fisheries Stock

Fish is the country’s most important non-traditional export commodity and the fisheries sub-sector accounts for about 5 percent of the agricultural GDP. Export earnings...

Fresh Competent personnel is what our hospitality industry requires

He said the number of skilled personnel managing the hotels and hospitality industry was inadequate resulting in new hotels poaching their staff from other...
energy

Tanzania requires $ 1.9 billion to boost power generation

He said the country, the second largest economy in the east African region, needed adequate, affordable, and reliable energy supplies to achieve the Tanzania's...
GIBA fights new media lawvideo

Supreme Court Hangs Ghana’s New Media Law

The new law had been enforced by the National Media Commission (NMC), while the case was brought by the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA)...
forest

Stakeholders converge on global forest restoration financing

The project, which seeks to restore 100 million hectares of forest cover in Africa alone, requires over 160 million U.S. dollars annually. In his keynote...

Only Fraudulent Churches Charge for Specific Items – Lydia Forson

I really hope this isn’t true because if it is, well I don’t even know anymore. You see how in the name of “thou shalt...
Mr Bob Corwel in a group photo with the Lions Club of Ghana

Lions Clubs Inspects Korle Bu Eye Department

The four-million dollar centre, the Lions International Eye Care Centre, requires essential equipment such as diagnostic facilities, theatre, offices, and human resource for efficient...
Portable drinking water

Universal water access in Kenya needs $15bln USD funding

Cabinet Secretary for Water and Irrigation Eugene Wamalwa told a regional conference in Nairobi that the current budget allocation stands at about 400 million...
migrants

Pan-European Approach is needed to manage migrant crisis

"Migration isn't a national problem, but a European one. So it requires a comprehensive pan-European solution that must be found and enforced jointly...
Climate change

Noteworthy climate conference requires Western emitters to satisfy authentic obligation

by Xinhua writer Zhu Dongyang Among all the dignitaries coming to the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention...

Malaria taking a heavy toll on Ghanaian businesses

She said malaria was taking a heavy toll on Ghanaian businesses resulting in each employee losing 30 working days annually to malaria. Dr Malm, therefore,...

Isaac Amoako needs US$ 6,000 for his knee surgery

Isaac Amoako Goalkeeper Isaac Amoako will need US$ 6,000 to undergo surgery to correct a knee injury, the club have confirmed. The club’s medical team...

Tradesmen Need Financial Skills to Grow SMEs

With infrastructure spending having been identified as one of the key focus areas of the National Development Plan, tradesmen will continue to play a...