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Civil society urged to propagate SDGs

Ghanaian civil society organisation have been asked to assist government in raising awareness about the Sustainable Development Goals   (SDGs) to ensure that its targets are achieved by 2030. Madam Gifty Bletpe, Assistant Country Director at Care International in Ghana acknowledged the critical role of civil society in achieving the SDGs targets. Madam Bletpe, noted, “As civil society, we need to ...

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Trash and filth everywhere

When you walk down the streets in Makola Market, Mallam market, Kaneshie market, Agbogbloshie market and some of the major markets, and even our lorry stations in Ghana, you will be overwhelmed by all of the trash that litters the streets. Trash and waste are everywhere. Accra is the capital of Ghana and is a modern city, yet there is ...

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GFD leads campaign to promote employment opportunities for PWDs

GFD leads campaign to promote employment opportunities for PWDs

The Ghana Federation of Disability organisations (GFD) are organizing a two -day career fair for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) under the theme, “Working together with PWDs to promote business and productivity.” The Career Fair, which  will be held  in Accra  this week, is expected to bring together a total of 250 participants comprising employers, unemployed PWDs,GFD member organizations, Development Partners, ...

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Ghana gets new Chief Justice

Sophia Abena Boafowaa Akuffo

Chief JusticeChief Justice Sophia Abena Boafowaa Akuffo was sworn in as Ghana’s new Chief Justice by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The President reaffirmed his belief in his choice of Chief justice or the Republic of Ghana. “I am confident that she will be an effective leader in the judiciary, and will guard jealousy its independence…She will bring honour to ...

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Mexico gets set for friendly game against Ghana

The Mexican national team is leaving no stone unturned as they look to beat high flying West African country Ghana in an international friendly. The Tricolor will face the four-time Africa champions on June 28th at the NRG Stadium, AT & T in Houston, Texas. Below is the full squad released by the Mexican football Association? Goalkeepers: Moisés Muñoz (Puebla), ...

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Spend ABFA on fewer road projects- PIAC advises

Hon. Amoako Atta, Minister for Roads and Highways

Government has been advised to consider spending the Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA) on fewer road infrastructural projects to avoid the customary thin spreading. Such arrangement, according to the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), would allow the citizenry to appreciate and feel the impact of how the country’s oil revenue is utilised. It believes that few legacy projects should ...

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Government launches ‘Chance for change campaign’

Chief of staff at the Presidency, Mrs. Akosua Fremah Opare has appealed for support from both government and private partners to facilitate the implementation of the National Plan of Action2, arguing that the menace called for a concerted effort from stakeholders to end it. She said there were people with high social stature, academic standards and parents who could not ...

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Civil Society to discuss progress of SDGs in Ghana

The Civil Society Platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will tomorrow, Tuesday, June 20th   hold a general meeting at the premises of the Institute for Local Government Studies (ILGS) in Accra. The meeting which is expected to bring together over 100 members of the Platform across the country would shed light on ongoing SDGs efforts and how the country is ...

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SADA awaits govt’s approval to implement Master Plan

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The  Savanna  Accelerated  Development Authority (SADA ),says  it  is waiting patiently for  government  to go  through  and  approve its  Master plan to pave way for  its implementation. The Chief Executive Officer of SADA, Mr Charles Abugre, told the press that, “ the  overall master plan  is coming to a conclusion… it was  presented  to the Economic Management Team of the ...

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Foot soldiers menace: ‘It is our turn to eat

For many months after the elections of 2008 that saw the NPP losing to the NDC, youth activists of the NDC were in the news for seizing the vehicles of many appointees of the former government. The seizure started on January 8 at the Castle and then went to the streets on January 12, according to reports in the press ...

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