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Wildlife migration

Namibia launches conservation fund to tackle human-wildlife conflict

Namibia launched an initiative that will contribute to the collective efforts of conserving the environment as well as the conservancies and communities in the...
poverty children

UN chief urges African leaders to tackle uneven progress on eradicating poverty, exclusion

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that progress remains slow and uneven in Africa's efforts to eradicate poverty and end exclusion. ...
sexual harassment

UK employers should have legal duty to tackle sexual harassment at work

The British government should change the law so that employers have a legal duty to make sure their workplaces are harassment-free, the country's main...

Concerted efforts needed to tackle food insecurity caused by desert locusts – Oxfam

International humanitarian actors have called on the international community to exert urgent concerted efforts to avert desert locust-inflicted food insecurity across Ethiopia and its...
climate change

Kenya to embrace green finance to tackle climate change

Kenya plans to embrace the use of green finance in order to tackle negative effects of climate change, an official said on Thursday. ...
Cyber Security

Cyber industry calls for global cooperation to tackle digital threats

by Nick Kolyohin "The highest-rated man-made threat in the world is the cyber threat," said Yigal Unna, director general of the Israel...
Special Task Force

Mozambique strengthens security measures to tackle armed attacks in central region

Mozambican Defense and Security Forces (FDS) have reintroduced the methods of escorting passenger buses and private cars and increased patrols to counter the recent...

Tackle Solid Waste Management To Promote Sanitation—Rev. Dr. Richard Amponsah

The managing director of AFex consult,Rev. Dr Richard Amponsah has called on stakeholders in the sanitation sector to tackle solid waste in order to...
UN Security Council

UN official says situation in Africa’s Sahel region continues to deteriorate

A high-ranking United Nations official told the Security Council on Wednesday that the situation in Africa's Sahel region continues to deteriorate as terrorist attacks...
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Africa should embrace new techs to tackle food insecurity – Josefa Sacko

The African Union (AU) on Thursday urged African countries to embrace new technologies to reverse the current food insecurity and malnutrition prevalence in Africa. ...

ECOWAS parliament says to tackle inter-community conflicts in region

The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) parliament said on Friday that it has set an agenda to tackle the problems associated with...

Ethiopian government urges concerted efforts to tackle looming locust-induced damage on crops

The Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture on Friday called for concerted measures to tackle potential food security impacts of the breeding of desert locusts in...

Government must tackle unemployment matters with all seriousness

The College of Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has held the second edition of its novelty ‘Science Café’ in Kumasi,...
United Nations

UN Boss Rallies Efforts at Uncovering Causes of Unrest in Mali

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for strengthening efforts to address the root causes of instability and insecurity in Mali. The root causes...
climate Change

International Community vows to give more to tackling climate change

High-ranking government officials or representatives from countries attending a UN high-level meeting pledged on Friday that their governments will continue to take more practical...
Corruption Campaign

We will Tackle Corruption from All Angles – Minister

The Upper East Regional Minister, Madam Paulina Patience Abayage, has said government is determined to reduce corruption to the barest minimum by harnessing and...
teenage pregnancy

Agogo Chiefs vows to address teenage pregnancy

The Chiefs and other traditional leaders in the Agogo Traditional Area of the Asante-Akim Central District, have pledged their support to help combat the...

Commonwealth nations advised to solve their problems by uniting

Mr Iain Walker, the British High Commissioner to Ghana, said Commonwealth member states must tackle challenges through their shared history and common purpose. He noted...
human trafficking

Speaker of Parliament calls for concerted efforts at handling child slavery

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has called for further collaboration between Ghana and the United Kingdom (UK) to tackle child slavery...
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Jilin Police to Tackle Drunk Driving Using Facial Recognition

China's Jilin Province will use facial recognition technology to curb drunk driving in 2019, local traffic police said. Technologists with the local traffic police department...
general sports

#SoNA2019 : government promises to tackle sports infrastructure

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President for the Republic of Ghana, has noted at the State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2019, that his government,...
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We must Begin to take post-harvest losses with all seriousness

The Upper West Regional Deputy Minister, Mr Issahaku Amidu Chinnia, has impressed upon stakeholders to contribute their quota in fighting post-harvest losses to guarantee...
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Nigerian female presidential candidate vows to tackle development challenges

A Nigerian female presidential candidate on Thursday said she has the competence and capacity to rescue the country from the current socio-economic and security...
mental health

South Sudan seeks support from India to tackle mental health challenges

South Sudan said on Friday it will seek technical and financial support from India to help build its first 120-bed ultra-modern hospital aimed at...

Global education crisis: $100m invested to tackle the situation

A $US100 million funding programme between Education Above All and ISFD has been announced in a ground-breaking move to tackle global education crisis. Mali would...

Analysts hail Zambia for announcing measures to tackle debt crisis

Analysts on Friday commended the Zambian government for announcing measures aimed at dealing with the increasing debt crisis which has reached risk levels. On Thursday,...
Maternal mortality rate

Arresting Ghana’s Maternal Mortality Would Need More Trained Midwives

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has stated that the lives of many women and their babies who die during pregnancy and childbirth could...
Vice President Bawumia

Government is determined to tackle Ghana’s youth unemployment

The government has targeted to recruit 15,000 young people under the community police module of the Youth Employment Authority (YEA) to support crime prevention. The...
Ghana Health Service

GHS put in-place measures to tackle tropical diseases

The fight to control and eradicate skin-related neglected tropical diseases has been given added momentum by the acquisition of a fleet of vehicles and...
Youth Farming Agriculture

Ghana’s Agriculture Policies Must Consider Distribution Aspects

Professor Joseph Yaro, a Researcher at the University of Ghana, has said agriculture policies intended to enhance small holder farming should tackle more of...