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climate change

Namibia awards grants for rural communities to respond to climate change

The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia on Tuesday awarded 19 grants valued at about 5.8 million U.S. dollars for measures to help rural communities...
Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation speaks at the opening of the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing, Nov. 6, 2018. [Photo courtesy of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation]

China Embarks on Toilet Revolution Project for the Rural Communities

In addition to education and healthcare, the Chinese government is also turning its attention to something equally important to rural areas: toilets. The world's second-largest...
Education

Private sector charged to contribute their quota towards rural communities education

Mrs. Theodosia Wilhemina Jackson, Principal of the Jackson College of Education, has called for increased private sector support to provide and improve educational infrastructure...
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MTN Extends Mobile Telephony Coverage To Rural Communities In Ghana

MTN Ghana, has extended its coverage of wireless mobile telephony to cover 130 underserved and unserved communities in nine regions across the country as...
poverty

IFAD-financed project aims at poverty reduction

Nearly 12,000 rural families will benefit from a new financing agreement signed last month between Jordan and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The...

Member of NDC calls for reforms to strengthening grassroot

Mr Chris Addy-Nayo, a member of the National Democratic Congress Party in the Buem Constituency, has called for reforms in the National Democratic Congress...
NHIS

Send Ghana request plan for NHIS re-imbursement

Send Ghana, a policy research and advocacy non-governmental organisation, has asked government to develop financial sustainability plan to manage the National Health Insurance Scheme...
Hunger Report

South-South and Triangular Cooperation Provides Solution to Fighting Hunger and Poverty

More than 300 participants representing governments, international organizations, academia, research organizations, the private sector, NGOs and civil society are expected to descend upon Brazil’s...
video

Biomimic Tree Sets The Agenda for UNFCCC COP23

Drawing attention to the impact that climate change is having on rural communities in developing countries, British artist Silas Birtwistle unveiled his Biomimic Tree...
President Akufo-Addo delivering a speech at the graduation ceremony

Rural Communities Also Need Doctors

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday urged newly qualified doctors to accept postings to rural communities. He said young doctors who were posted to...
NADMO

Disaster Management Everybody’s Responsibility – NADMO

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) Friday assured the public that adequate preparations are being put in place to manage disasters during the rainy...
bamboo bicycle

British Foreign Secretary Access Support To Boomers International

The British Foreign Secretary, Mr Boris Johnson, has met with Mr Kwabena Danso, the Chief Executive Officer of Booomers International, manufactures of bamboo bicycles,...

Ghanaian Media Engaged On District League Table

The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) and UNICEF has held an engagement with the media on reporting effectively on the District League Table...
logo of the campaign launch.

Anglican Church to put up Hope Community for liberated children

The Right Reverend Daniel S.M. Torto, announced this at the launch of the campaign against child trafficking in Ghana, collaboration between the Anglican...
Tigo Digital Change-maker winner

Winner of Tigo Digital Change-maker builds reading camps in rural communities

Last week, Sheila’s organisation ‘Literacy 4 Life’ took over 350 children in the Mobole community near Afienya through basic reading lessons at a two-day...

Luton To Launch New Education Drive To Support Rural Communities In Ghana

The new initiative -The Luton Ghana Development Foundation - aims to give some of the most vulnerable people in Ghanaian society access to vocational...
President John Dramani Mahama

Ghana Backs ERERA Regional Power Market Project

The Regional Power market will take-off later in the year. President Mahama made the commitment while receiving a five-member ERERA delegation led by the institution’s...
Zambia tobacco grading

Zambia refuses to ban tobacco production

Anti-tobacco campaigners have been calling on the Zambian government to ban tobacco production and trade because of its negative effects on health. ...
mobile phone

Mobile penetration surges to 95 percent in southern Africa

Mobile penetration has grown in the southern African region from a mere 2 percent in 2000 to 95 percent in 2014, a regional information...

Govt. urged to allocate more resources for rural development

Deputy Coordinating Director of the Asante-Akim South District, Mr. Isaac Obeng Aboagye, has called for the allocation of more resources towards the development of...
Asante-Akim South District Assembly

Asante-Akim South act to replace district police headquarters

The Asante-Akim South District Assembly has taken steps to provide adequate office space for the Police at Juaso to enable them operate in some...
Shea Network Ghana

NGO to organise Shea African Cosmetic Products Exhibition

Shea Network Ghana, an NGO would organise the maiden edition of Shea African Cosmetic Products Exhibition in November 2014, at the Osu Presbyterian Hall...
Alain Nteff

Alain Nteff Wins 4th annual Anzisha Prize Award

Alain Nteff?(Cameroon), founder of Gifted Mom was announced as the grand prize winner of the 4th annual Anzisha Prize Award (http://www.anzishaprize.org), receiving a $25,000...

Organizations Pledge Support For Ebola Hit Countries

The UN's World Food Programme says it has been promised donations of 22 million dollars to provide aid to Ebola-hit West African countries. The World...
Journalists

Journalists Urged To Play More Advocacy Role

Community leaders in the Atwima-Mponua District have appealed to the media to give prominence to issues affecting the quality of life of people in...

Ford Employees To Engage In Community Service

Thousands of Ford employees in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Malawi, Mozambique and Angola would, in September, down their tools and dedicate their time to...
Mr John Jinapor, Deputy Minister of Energy and Petroleum distributing cylinders and stoves to beneficiaries in the Central Gonja district.

Gas Cylinders Distributed To Some Rural Communities

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum on Monday distributed 3,000 cylinders with stoves and other accessories to people in the Central Gonja District. The aim...