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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...

Covid-19: High Vaccine Hesitancy in Volta Region

By Jones Anlimah Statistics from the Volta regional health directorate point to a high covid-19 vaccine hesitancy rate in the Volta region. Out of a population of 1,955,371, only 119,524 representing 9.7 percent of the total population of people in...

2021 WHO Report on Climate Change shows extremities

By Joyce Gyekye The 2021 WHO Report on Climate Change and Health, says this year experienced more extreme heats, floods, droughts, wildfires and hurricanes than before. The report, released ahead of the just ended Climate Summit in Glasgow, says the...

Only 14.5% women are in leadership in Ghana

By Josephine Akari Data has shown that only 14.5 per cent of women are represented at all levels in political and leadership roles in the country despite efforts being made by some gender activists to bridge the gap. It is for...

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Electricity vending: ECG begins investigations, MD to address Journalists

By: Rebecca Ekpe In a bid to resolve the barrage of concerns of customers over power vending, the Managing Director...

“Fight against galamsey can only be won collectively” – Lands Minister

By: Razak Baba The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr. Samuel Abu Jinapor says the fight against Galamsey cannot be won if traditional authorities...

Bawku Conflict: National Media Commission worried about “weaponization” of media

SOURCE: GNA The National Media Commission (NMC) has expressed concerns over the “increasing weaponization of the media in the Bawku conflict'' It noted an escalation in...

Otumfuo calls for urgent steps to tackle alarming rate of deforestation

SOURCE: GNA Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, has called for urgent steps to curb the alarming rate of deforestation to save the country’s forest...

Tragic: 174 people killed in Indonesian stadium stampede and riot

SOURCE: GNA - At least 174 people are reported to have died after clashes at the Kanjuruhan Stadium located in East Java, Indonesia on Saturday. This...