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Unemployment

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

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,...
A group picture of participants with the Deputy Minister.

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...
Mrs Oby Ezekwesil

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...
debt

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...
A new energy bus runs on a road in Beijing, March 3, 2018. (Photo from CFP)

Xi’s government seeks to tackle topmost tasks facing public

Chinese ministers have made a series of firm commitments to deal with the challenges concerned most by the public, most of which are related...
President Akufo-Addo delivering a speech at the graduation ceremony

Ghana is ready to tackle any threats of terrorism

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Wednesday said Ghana is a safe place to live in despite terrorist attacks in neighboring countries. Answering questions from journalists...
tuberculosis

Namibia needs US$1.86 billion to tackle TB

Recent data commissioned by the Global TB Caucus presented Wednesday shows that Namibia will need at least 1.86 billion U.S. dollars to treat Tuberculosis...
HIV-and-AIDS

UNAIDS official calls for innovative ways to tackle HIV in Ghana

Ghana recorded an 18 percent rise in new HIV infections in 2016, despite making significant progress in eliminating the AIDS epidemic, a senior UNAIDS...
United Nation

UN official calls for policy reforms to tackle landlessness among Africa’s youth

A United Nations official on Friday called on African governments to enact new policy and legislative frameworks to expand access to land and other...
sanitation

Sub-Metro Chair Vows to Rid Tema of Filth

The Tema East Sub-Metro Council Chairman has observed the need to rid Tema Newtown of filth which has taken away the beauty of...
video

Commonwealth Tasked to Draft Legislation on Ending Modern Slavery

The Commonwealth Secretary General was reported yesterday saying that Her Majesty the Queen would like to see legislation similar to the 2015 Modern Slavery...
Prime Minister Thomas Thabane

PM Thomas Thabane Fails to Address Past Human Rights Violations

Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s first 100 days in office have fallen far short in tackling the deeply entrenched culture of impunity for past human...
air pollution

Portsmouth researchers set out to tackle air pollution

The University of Portsmouth is helping to tackle air pollution and its harmful effects in Sub-Saharan Africa. Researchers from the University’s Faculty of Creative and...
Banks

MDBs Raise Financing Towards Tackling Climate Challenge

The world’s six largest multilateral developments banks (MDBs) continued to make a strong contribution to the global climate challenge in 2016, increasing their climate...
Waste-Management-Problems

2 Organizations Team Up to Handle Issues of Waste Management

Accra Compost and Recycling Plant (ACARP), an integrated waste processing and recycling company, has signed an agreement with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science...
sole sourcing

PPA Fashions Out Units to Deal With Sole Sourcing

The Public Procurement Authority (PPA) has created the Due Diligence/Value for Money, and Procurement Audit Units as part of efforts to forestall the abuse...