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‘Desist from settling domestic violence cases at home’

The Centre for Democratic Development-Ghana (CDD-Ghana) and The Ark Foundation have appealed to traditional leaders, opinion leaders and all citizens to desist from attempts to settle domestic violence cases at home. It said it was the citizen’s duty to report such cases to the police and to ensure that the law took its course and “thereby tackle the scourge of ...

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Ghanaians Advised To Take Spinal Care Seriously

About 200 Ghanaians and some expatriates, young and old, joined the staff of the nation’s best selling sports newspaper Graphic Sports and its mother organisation, Graphic Communications Groups Limited, for the third Graphic Sports Health Walk last Saturday morning to promote fitness and healthy lifestyle through regular walking and exercises. The four-kilometre exercise started at the Ayi Mensah Police Station ...

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Churches Must Stop Excessive Noise Making

Reverend Doctor Joseph K.K. Baisie, Assemblies of God, Greater Accra East Regional Superintendent, has pleaded with all churches in the country to watch the level of noise they make during service. Rev. Dr. Baisie, speaking at the first Regional Council Meeting, stated that, “I make a solemn plea to all churches to take a critical look at noise making”. He ...

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‘Educational System Must Equip Students With Skills’

The focus of the country’s educational system should provide students with the relevant knowledge and skills that will enable them to be self-employed rather than rely on the government for employment, the President of the Foundation for Generational Thinkers (FOGET), Mr Prosper Afetsi, has said. That, he said, was because the current system continued to educate the masses to look ...

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Strictly enforce laws, policies on slum dwelling — Opoku

The President of the Ghana Institute of Planners, Mr Alfred Kwesi Opoku, has called for the strict enforcement of laws and policies on slum dwelling. He said although there were a number of existing policies that could have contributed to prevent the creation of slums, the lack of effective implementation over the years had contributed to the rising spate of ...

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Promote inclusiveness in governance – Opong-Fosu urges AU

Mr Akwasi Oppong-Fosu

A Former Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Akwasi Oppong-Fosu, has called on the African Union (AU) to promote diversity and inclusiveness in governance and resource distribution in its member countries. He said in doing so, African countries would be embracing and drawing on the strength and creativity of diverse groups to promote national cohesion, peace and stability. ...

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‘Intensify fight against child labour ’

The Ghanaians Against Child Abuse (GACA) social drive was launched by the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Samira Bawumia, in November 2017 with the ultimate goal to ‘promote the well-being of children, prevent abuse and protect children from harm’. The GACA campaign seeks to reduce the acceptance of social practices that have negative consequences on children by creating a critical ...

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Akufo-Addo’s 2019 State of the Nation Address (FULL STATEMENT)

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo

Parliament Thursday morning hosted the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, who was in the Chamber to discharge an important constitutional assignment to update Ghanaians on the state of affairs in the country. Dubbed the State of the Nation Address (SONA), the event normally gives the President the platform to recount salient happenings in different segments of society, stretching from security, ...

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Anti -Corruption training manual for school children out

A manual to assist Ghana in uprooting corruption from its tap-roots has been developed for school children across the country. The manual, according to the authors is meant to influence the attitudes and behaviours of children to abhor corruption and corruptible practices now and later in their adult life. The 36- paged manual was developed by the Forum for Action ...

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Poor Leadership Hinder Progress In Quality Healthcare Outcomes – Dr Nsiah-Asare

Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare

Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has blamed the lack of progress in most healthcare delivery outcomes in the Greater Accra Region (GAR), on poor leadership. He said the challenges were very prominent at the district levels, and indicated that the GHS Council was not pleased with reports, and consequently resolved to start its District ...

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