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Muslim Community calls for an end to discrimination against hijab

Accra, Oct 12, GNA— The Muslim community in Ghana has expressed concern over what it calls a discrimination and marginalization against its women by a section of the public due to their faith.It said even though the 1992 Constitution of Ghana guarantees every citizen the right to religion and worship, some state institutions and individuals […]

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CSIR-SARI educates farmers on management of fall armyworm

Nyankpala N/R, Oct 12, GNA – The Savannah Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) has educated selected farmers in the Northern Region on management strategies and technologies to help reduce fall armyworm attacks on maize crops in the region. These strategies included the adoption of intercropping system of farming […]

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Minister reiterates Government’s commitment to champion inclusive access to information

Accra, Oct. 6, GNA – Mrs Ursula Owusu- Ekuful, Minister of Communications, has reiterated Government’s commitment to champion inclusive access to information and digital equity.She said over the years especially, in the last two years, her Ministry had put in place policies and infrastructure in rural and peri-urban areas in order to address the regional […]

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President Akufo-Addo leads congregation to pray for Ghana’s development

Kumasi, Oct. 6, GNA – The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has led a congregation of the Anglican faithful to pray for Ghana’s development and growth, at a ceremony in Kumasi. Accompanying the President was Mr Simon Osei-Mensah, the Ashanti Regional Minister, and his Deputy, Ms Elizabeth Agyemang, as well as Members of Parliament (MPs) […]

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AfriKids Ghana mainstreams 55 street children into formal education

Bolgatanga, Oct. 6, GNA – AfriKids Ghana, a child rights Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), through its ‘School of Night Rabbits’ project, has successfully mainstreamed 55 street children in the Bolgatanga Municipality into the formal education system.The children went through nine months intensive complementary numeracy and literacy tuition, from January to September, 2019. Ten other street children […]

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Ghana School of Law is to be expanded

Accra, Oct 4, GNA- The Ghana School of Law is to be expanded in order to increase admissions, the Chief Justice Sophia A.B.Akuffo has said. The Chief Justice said the expansion would be captured in the 2020 budget to be presented in Parliament. Speaking at the enrollment of 305 newly trained lawyers at the auditorium […]

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About 1.1 million unregistered firearms in circulation in Ghana

Accra, Oct. 4, GNA-The National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons (NACSA) has revealed that about 2.3 million small arms are in civilian hands, according to a survey conducted by the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in 2014.It said out of the figure, 1.1 million remained unregistered, with 1.2 million registered with […]

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EU, Ghana work together to curtail greenhouse gas emissions

Kumasi, Oct. 04, GNA – The European Union (EU) has said it shared in Ghana’s vision to working assiduously to stem greenhouse gas emissions for the wellbeing and safety of the people.     Ms Diana Acconcia, the EU Ambassador to Ghana, stated that: “We need to do this together, this is because the emissions are […]

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GLC will continue to crack the whip on lawyers’ infractions- Chief Justice

Accra, Oct 4, GNA – The Chief Justice Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo says the General Legal Council (GLC) would not close its eyes on any infractions of any lawyer.      According to her, the Council would continue to crack the whip in order to maintain the legal standards in the country.      Ms […]

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AfDB deploys new accountability index to measure institutional lending to women

Ho, Oct 04, GNA-Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), has said the new tool to track the level of lending to women across the continent would leverage the critical financial help women needed to advance. He said the Women’s Financing Index, currently under development, will rate banks and financial institutions […]