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  A Kumasi – based herbalist, H/Dr Samuel Ampomah who doubles as the Managing Director of Ampomah Herbal Clinic and Research Centre located at Kumasi – Abuakwa has expressed his readiness to engage thirty (30) persons with disabilities within Atwima Nwabiagya District in the Ashanti Region into his Clinic to compliment government effort at creating jobs for the disabled people, ...

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Breastfeeding preferred to formula milk


Every year from 1-7 August marks the World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), a week set aside to draw attention to the importance and benefits of breastfeeding. ‘World Health Organization (WHO) recommends, babies should be exclusively breastfed for first six months and continue up to two years or beyond to give them a healthy start to life. it is estimated that infants ...

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Forestry Commission warns wildlife traffickers


The Forestry Commission has issued a strong warning to some wildlife traffickers who are, or intend to use Ghana as a transit destination to operate their nefarious activities to rescind or face drastic action.   “We would like to send a message to them that they have no place in Ghana. We will smoke them out,” The commission assures.   ...

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SADA runs for five years without state funds

SADA boss-Charles Abugre

  It has emerged that the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), a body established under an Act of Parliament to spearhead the economic and social development of the Northern Savannah Ecological Zone (NSEZ) has been starved of funds from government for the past five years.   Public Agenda has learned that  the last  time  the  Organization  received money from the ...

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Peasant farmers call for increased investment in Agro-ecology farming


The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has held two separate dialogue meetings with farmers and officials of districts assemblies in the Brong Ahafo and Upper East Regions in Techiman and Paga respectively. The purpose of the meeting was to promote Agro-ecology farming practice through increased budgetary allocation of District Assemblies in support of sustainable Agriculture.   The meetings form ...

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MP calls for free Primary Health Care

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The Executive Director for Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights Vicky T. Okine, said the country still required a comprehensive approach to realizing its obligations and commitments to ensure broad-based, high quality and affordable healthcare to citizens, especially the poor. She said the desired situation was to ensure Universal Health Care for all Ghanaians and to advocate as civil society organization ...

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GCNet wins coveted ICT Company of the Year Award

GCNet wins convented ICT award

GCNet emerged winner at the 7th Edition of the Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards 2017 (GITTA) held in Accra. GCNet also emerged as Public Sector e-solutions Provider of the Year for the second successive time, capping years of pioneering leadership as an Innovator and Leader in the Provision of e-Solutions to Government and its agencies through the deployment of ...

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Eat your way to better sleep

Eat your way to better sleep When your sleep is constantly disrupted or you are simply unable to fall asleep with ease, the temptation to turn to sleeping pills is likely to be high. And yet, sleeping pills do not retrain you to sleep properly independent of them and they tend to leave many people feeling unrefreshed in the morning ...

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Minister promotes rights of PWDs


The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms. Otiko Afisah Djaba has called on the nation to eliminate the negative perception people have that disability is a curse. “We must collectively work harder to celebrate their abilities, for disability is not inability.” The Hon. Minister  said this  when she presented Ghana’s case at the 10th session of the Conference ...

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SADA region leads Ghana’s agro-Industrialisation agenda


Amidst concerns about Ghana’s over dependence on annual multi-million dollar food and general agricultural goods imports, while Ghana abounds in 17.5 million acres arable land, forested area excluded, the Presidents Atta Mills and John Dramani Mahama-led NDC governments launched the Savannah Accelerated Development Programmes in 2010 and the Ghana Commercial Agriculture Project (GCAP) in 2013 respectively. Within the context of ...

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