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Avoid jaywalking to save your own lives – Bono Regional Minister cautions ahead of yuletide

Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister has launched the Regional Road Safety Campaign with a call on the general public to avoid jaywalking to prevent pedestrians knockdowns in the yuletide. Jaywalking is a violation of traffic regulations, particularly, when...

Beware of modern-day slavery – ActionAid Ghana tells youth

Sensitisation workshops have been held for young people in the Kpandai, Nanumba South, and East Gonja Districts to educate them on issues of modern slavery, their right to decent work, and need to seek justice if victimized. About 150 young...

Students, teachers want sexual reproductive health to be taught in schools – Norsaac’s study

A study has revealed that some students at basic schools in the northern part of the country prefer to be taught Sexual Reproductive Health Education (SRHE) because their parents are not able to discuss such issues with them. The study...

CSOs Platform on SDGs, others begin project to promote accountability in 21 MMDAs

A project has begun to promote accountability mechanisms in 21 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) using citizens generated data whilst promoting gender sensitive planning and budgeting from public expenditure tracking approaches. The seven-month-long project, is being implemented by the...

UW/R: Water Resources Commission inaugurates 3 Local Water Committees

The Water Resources Commission (WRC) has inaugurated three maiden Local Water Committees (LWCs) within the Black Volta Basin located in the Lawra and Nandom Municipalities and the Lambussie District of the Upper West Region. The Committees are the Kamba One...

“Long Live The King” but let him not “pamper criminality”: A Plus, Kevin Taylor respond to Otumfuo

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu’s recent comments on taxes and taxation continue to elicit reactions from a broad range of public figures, on-air and online. The latest are two prominent voices on social media, Kwame Asare Obeng, widely known as...

Peg monetary policy at 10% to encourage youth entrepreneurship – ACEYE to gov’t

In order to promote and encourage youth entrepreneurship across the country, an independent and non-partisan policy think tank the Africa Centre for Entrepreneurship and Youth Empowerment (ACEYE), has called on government to reduce the monetary policy rate from 14.5%...

Those who called Free SHS a waste should be ashamed, WASCCE results have vindicated me – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed satisfaction with the Free Senior High School policy, introduced by his administration in September 2017, that is currently guaranteeing a minimum of senior high school education for the majority of Ghana’s children. According...

We’ll deport migrants who use children to beg for alms – Caretaker Gender Minister

Migrants in the country who use their children to beg for alms on the streets will be deported, the Ministry of Gender Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has said. This is to protect and secure the right of children who...

Ghanaians are living decent lives, there is no hardship – Northern Regional Minister

Northern Regional Minister, Shani Alhassan Saibu, has fiercely contested claims that Ghanaians are experiencing economic hardship. Speaking in an interview with Sagani TV, the minister noted that the complaints of hardship in the country is only borne out of people...
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LGBTQ+ community is not funding National Cathedral project – Rev. Kusi Boateng

The secretary to the board of trustees of the National Cathedral Secretariat Rev. Kusi Boateng, has denied rumours that...