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Six communities attain ODF status in Yendi

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Residents of Gbungbaliga in the Yendi Municipality have embraced the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) concept by constructing household latrines to end open...
Humanitarian aid materials weighing over 23 tons offered by Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations arrive in Wuhan by a charter plane, Feb. 9. (Photo from the official Weibo page of Russian Embassy in China)

International society offers strong support for China to fight epidemic

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By Gao Qiao As China’s efforts to combat the novel coronavirus are receiving wide praise from the international society, foreign governments, organizations and enterprises are...
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Tanzania and UNICEF agree to beef up investment in children’s health

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Tanzania and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday agreed to beef up investment aimed at improving the health of children. ...
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UNICEF seeks US$4.2 million to support ex-child soldiers in South Sudan

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The United Nations children's fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday called on donors to provide 4.2 million U.S. dollars this year to help to continue providing...
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UNICEF “saddened” by injury of 3 children in Libya blast

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday deplored the injury of three children in a blast near a school in Abu Issa village,...

Beware of sextortion – Cyber Security

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The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) of the Ministry of Communications receives about 10 cases of what it terms “online sextortion” weekly. The cases, which...

First Lady calls for strategic partnership to improve childcare

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The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has called for strategic partnerships between the private and public sectors to help improve the lives of children...
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National campaign helps over 700,000 South Sudanese children enroll back in school

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South Sudanese government and multilateral partners on Thursday launched a national campaign that will see more than 700,000 children enroll back in school. ...
FILE - Smoke rises during a fight between members of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces and Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya, May 5, 2019.

UNICEF regrets killing of 3 children by indiscriminate shelling in Libya’s Tripoli

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The UNICEF on Tuesday regretted the killing of three children and injuring of another by indiscriminate shelling in Libya's capital Tripoli earlier in the...
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Rising violence in central Sahel having devastating impact on children

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The surge in armed violence across Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger is having a devastating impact on children's survival, education, protection and development, the...
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Over 115,000 students deprived of education due to conflict in Libya’s capital

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The UNICEF said on Monday that more than 115,000 students have been deprived of education in and around Libya's capital Tripoli as a result...
SEND Ghana

SEND Ghana calls for government’s commitment to co-financing immunization agreement

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SEND Ghana, a policy research and advocacy civil society organization, has expressed worry over government’s lack of commitment to the co-financing agreement of immunization...
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Surge in new Polio cases in Ghana

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There has been a surge in the number of polio cases across the country since July this year, and this has been an issue...

GMEF holds maiden GEA Awards in Accra

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Ghana Monitoring and Evaluation Forum has held its maiden Ghana Evaluation Awards to honour organisations and individuals that distinguished themselves in their line...

Review LEAP Programme – CSOs Advocate

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Some traditional rulers and civil society organisations (CSOs) in the Upper West Region have advocated for the review of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty...
HIV -AIDS

Some 320 children, adolescents die daily from AIDS-related causes

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Some 320 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018, or 13 every hour, according to a UN report. ...

Domestic violence should not be entertained – Minister

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Mr Henry Quartey, the Deputy Minister for the Interior, said domestic violence leaves a trail of effects on not only survivors and their families...
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Support women contesting assembly elections – Gender Department

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Madam Lena Alai, Volta Regional Director of the Department of Gender, has called on voters to "change the face of democracy" by voting...

CRS Sanitation project yields positive results in two districts

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The implementation of the Integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Project (ICOWASH) by the Catholic Relief Service (CRS) in the Talensi District of the...

Gender Minister underscores need to renew commitment towards children’s rights

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Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), has said there is the need for all Ghanaians to renew...

ICI holds stakeholder meeting in Accra

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The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI), an international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) operating in the cocoa sector in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire has held its stakeholder...
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UNICEF nutritionist commends Tema Health Directorate for GIFTS

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commended the Tema Metropolitan Health Directorate (TMHD) for effectively implementing the Girls Iron-Folate Tablet Supplementation (GIFTS) programme. The...

60,000 young refugees and migrants in Italy cry for support – UN Agencies

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The estimated 60,000 young refugees and migrants who arrived in Italy as unaccompanied children between 2014 and 2018, and who have since turned 18,...

Builsa South District Assembly burdens with Gh¢1.7 million debt

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The Builsa South District in the Upper East Region is burdened with a debt of Gh¢1.7million from old projects and programmes executed by the...

CONIWAS awards World Vision, UNICEF, WaterAid and others for supporting WASH sector.

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Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) has taken another judicious step by organizing Mole XXX Special awards night. The awards...

Veep applauds CONIWAS for improving WASH sector in Ghana

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The Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has re-echoed the government’s commitment of working closely with the relevant key stakeholders to help address the...
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UNICEF rep asks parents to enroll children in their formative years

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Mr. Ernest Owusu-Abrokwa, Agency Project Lead at Activ8 and a UNICEF Representative has called on parents to enroll their children in school in their...
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CNC /UNICEF educates communities on child protection campaign

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The Western Regional Director of the Center for National Culture, Mr. Ebo Kessie has called for the proper upbringing of the child to unearth...
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Community enacts by-laws to fight teenage pregnancy and elopement

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Naa Baloree-Zumoh Baligi III, Chief of the Kpare Traditional Area, has enacted by-laws to outlaw elopement and teenage pregnancy in the community to...

Ghana to criminalise inappropriate internet content

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Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister of Communications, has announced that Ghana would soon criminalise the sharing of inappropriate social media content. She said...