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‘Intensify advocacy for equal uptake of girls in science education’

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Madam Patricia Appiagyei, the Deputy Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has called for bold, deliberate...
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Book launched to highlight women in science for sustainable development at UN

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A book entitled "February 11," the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, was launched Tuesday at the UN headquarters, which is hailed...
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UNESCO chief underscores gender gap in science, calls for equal opportunities

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Head of the UN cultural agency (UNESCO) on Tuesday underscored the gender gap in science and called for equal opportunities for women and girls...
On January 30, 2020, at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Changxing County, Huzhou City, Zhejiang Province, “fully armed” test personnel were busy. Reagent preparation, nucleic acid extraction, nucleic acid amplification, nucleic acid detection, report analysis and other tests were carried out in an orderly manner. (Photo by Tan Yunfeng from People’s Daily Online)

Keep faith in science to combat epidemic

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The novel coronavirus epidemic remains severe, with both confirmed cases and suspected infections surpassing 20,000 respectively. Meanwhile, the speed of the virus’ spread seems...

Ghana gets €6 million Waste-to-Energy conversion Plant from Germany

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Mr Christoph Retzlaff, the German Ambassador to Ghana, has broken the ground to commence a six million Euro (€6,000,000) Waste-to-Energy (W2E) conversion Plant project,...

Ghana and Germany set to construct 400KW Waste to Energy Plant in Ashanti Region

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Ghana and Germany have launched a 400 KW hybrid waste-to -energy (w2e) power plant to treat urban solid waste in the country. The kick-off...

Minister visits Academic City University College

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The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, has paid a working visit to Academic City University College, a premium STEAM...
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Environmental Management Policy on Oil and Gas in the offing

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Civil Society activists have met to validate the new Environmental Management Policy for the Oil and Gas Industry (EMPOGI) currently in the offing, intended...

Don’t ignore practicals in Science Education – teachers told

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Mrs Olivia Serwaa Opare, the Acting Head of Science Education Unit at Ghana Education Service, has urged Integrated Science teachers to prioritise the practical...

Siemens Ghana pledges to work with government on STEM agenda

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Siemens Ghana has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Education with a pledge to work with government to champion the Science, Technology,...
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President Akufo-Addo commits support to Institute of Planners

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President Akufo-Addo has pledged commitment to provide the enabling environment to the Ghana Institute of Planners to enhance its work. He said the government doors...
a lab session led by Dr Goncalo Ramalho E Silva, from The Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, UK

Researchers in Africa demand more funding for science

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African researchers on Saturday called on the continent's governments to increase funding for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to spur growth in the region. ...

Stakeholders dialogue on management and preservation of plastic waste in Ghana.

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The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) together with United Nations Environmental Programme(UNEP), Norway Embassy and other stakeholders in the plastic industry...
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Ghana takes steps to end plastic pollution

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Ghana today demonstrated her readiness to end plastic pollution by joining the Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) and out doored the Ghana National Plastic...

British Airways Touches Down In Islamabad

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A British Airways flight has touched down at London Heathrow from San Francisco this morning, having been on quite a unique journey – it...
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SADC ministers review implementation of science, education programmes

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The Southern African Development Community (SADC) ministers responsible for education, science, technology and innovation will meet in Namibia's capital Windhoek on June 17- 21...
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CSIR scientist identifies a new frog species

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A Scientist at the CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana has announced the discovery of a new frog species to science that is only found...
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Galaxy International School Holds Science Fair

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Galaxy International School celebrated its 15th Annual Science and Makers’ Fair, with the aim of encouraging the study of science and scientific innovation among...
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EU and Ghana reaffirm commitment to combat climate change

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The Head of the EU Delegation to Ghana, Ambassador Diana Acconcia, has reaffirmed the Union’s commitment of protecting the environment to help...
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Foreign companies operating in Ghana must respect our environmental laws

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of the Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has cautioned all foreign companies whose work impacts on the environment to ensure...
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University of Energy Holds Science Festival

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The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) over the weekend ended the third edition of its annual Science Festival for about 50 Junior...
Our planet is about 4.6 billion years old. Separate continents began to form approximately 200 million years ago-(mya). Early stages of mankind emerged only 3-4 mya. Homo sapiens sapiens emerged only a few hundred thousand years ago. Our universe is constantly developing and changing.

Viewpoint: Is “Climate Change” Scientifically True or Just Culturally Popular?

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I am posting a provocative article that challenges our society’s accepted cultural beliefs about climate change. Admittedly more analysis and discussion is required, but...
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L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO Encourage Women in Science

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Management of L’Oréal Foundation has launched the L’Oréal – UNESCO Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa fellowship programme to support young women scientists. The programme seeks...
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MIDA to Engage 200 STEM Students for Internship

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The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) under the Ghana Power Compact Internship and Mentoring Programme (GPCIMP), is to recruit 200 female Science, Technology, Engineering and...
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CoE Charged to Reinforce Science and Technology Education

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Professor Mrs Rita Dickson, Pro-Vice Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has charged the College of Engineering (CoE) to...
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CoE Asked to Device Ways of Boosting Science and Technology Education

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Professor Rita Dickson, Pro Vice Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has charged its College of Engineering (CoE) to...
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MESTI Minister Paves Way for Kakiase Dam Rehabilitation

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), has cut the sod for the rehabilitation of a dam at...
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Religion, Science Can Bring Progress

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Religion and science could serve as a joint instrument for progress, if a way is found for the two to compliment each other. "Science could...
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I’M Still Waiting On CHRAJ’s Invitation – Frimpong Boateng

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It’s been barely two weeks when the Minister for Science, Technology, Environment and Innovation, Professor Frimpong Boateng, was hauled to the Commission on Human...
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1,000 Girls to Receive Training Under STEM Education project

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The Space Science Systems Research Institute (SSSRI), an independent research institute, has announced plans to train 1000 girls at the basic and senior high...