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Niger halves clinic childbirth blood-loss deaths

Researchers working with the ministry of health in Niger say they have managed to more than halve the number of women who are dying due to blood loss after giving birth in health facilities. Blood loss has long been the...

Climate Change policies must address social transformation- Researcher

A Regional Researcher with International Water Management Institute, IWMI Dr. Charity Osei Amponsah has stated that current policies on climate change, gender and migration in Ghana do not adequately address social transformation. Therefore, existing strategies and plans have not been...

World population hits 8 billion today

Today, 15th November 2022, the global population has turned 8 billion. This morning, the symbolic welcome of the 8 billionth baby born in Ghana has been organized at the Ridge Hospital in Accra. This was through the collaborative effort...

WHO, ILO call for new measures to tackle mental health issues at work

By: Henrietta Afful An estimated 12 billion workdays are lost annually due to depression and anxiety. This costs the global economy nearly 1 trillion US dollars. The World Health Organisation, WHO and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) have therefore called for...

West Africa Remains a Dreadful Region for Human Rights Defenders – Civil Society Group Alarms

By: Dominic Hlordzi The government of Ghana has been advised to take steps to strengthen laws protecting Human Rights Defenders (HRDs). It must also put measures in place to prevent arbitrary arrests and hold police accountable for the use of excessive...

Colleges of Education Research Conference concludes positively with vision to maintain Teacher Best Practices

By Razak Baba Teachers in Colleges of Education in Ghana have participated in a Research Conference at Nsuta in the Sekyere Central District of the Ashanti Region, dubbed: “Education in Emergency Situation; Prospects and Challenges”. The Conference provided a platform...

UENR, other Universities promote insect-based food supplement

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark is leading a project dubbed HEALTHYSECT to generate new knowledge for accelerating rural insect farming and insect consumption in Africa for improved nutrition, health, and livelihoods. The project, which is being run...

Data on water situation in Ghana: Data mismatch- GWJN Report

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The Ghana WASH Journalists Network (GWJN) formerly known as Ghana Watsan Journalists Network a voluntary not-for-profit organization comprising Ghanaian journalists who are interested in using their professional skills to promote high-quality standards in the country’s water, sanitation,...

Technology to address pest infestation in Cowpea, as Ghana progresses in GMOs

By Joyce Gyekye Ghana is progressing steadily with the introduction of Genetically Modified Cowpea. Known locally as beans, Scientists at the Agricultural Research Institute at Nyankpala in the Northern Region, have completed work on a technology to address the huge...

ICED begins study on infrastructure, nutritious diet and women’s economic empowerment

By Bright Kofi Agamah An evidence gaps study has formally been launched in Ghana to help improve the understanding of infrastructure’s impact on nutritious diet and women’s economic empowerment in South Saharan Africa. The outcome of the study is crucial for...

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10 reasons to visit Kakum National Park in Ghana

By: Seli Baisie I know the holiday season is over but if you are feeling a little adventurous and want...

CHAN 2022: Black Galaxies crash out, hosts march onward

By Emmanuel Yaw Nkansah  The quarterfinal matches of the ongoing African Nations Championship have all been honored and, yeah, the Black Galaxies are out....

Bisa Kdei hosts fans and top industry players at “Original” album

Ghanaian Highlife star Bisa Kdei has successfully staged the listening party for his fourth studio album, titled "Original," in the United Kingdom (UK). The one-off...

About 4,000 Burkinabes seek asylum in Ghana’s Bawku West District

At least 4,000 Burkina Faso nationals are seeking refuge in some parts of the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region, following terrorists’...

Police Inspector who left Gun in “trotro” interdicted

The Police Officer who left his rifle in a commercial vehicle after allegedly collecting a GH¢100 bribe from the Driver has been interdicted. Inspector Sulemana...