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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...

MESTI agencies discuss financing science research

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Environment, Science and Technology has met four agencies of the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology Innovation (MESTI) to discuss improved ways of financing research and development in Ghana. The meeting involved the management of...

GSS to release provisional results for 2021 Population & Housing Census on September 22

By Edzorna Francis Mensah The Ghana Statistical Service is set to release provisional results for the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.  Government Statistician, Professor Samuel Kobina Anim, announced this to journalists in Accra, when he...

Over 15 million girls marry before 18th birthday globally

Over 15 million girls globally, get married before their 18th birthday, Mrs Matilda Banfro Greater Accra Regional Director, Department of Gender, Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has revealed. Speaking at a dialogue with identifiable groups on their role...

Researchers worry co-habitation is taking a toll on academic performance of students

By Kofi Sekyiama Pobi. The Centre for Gender Research Advocacy and Documentation (CEGRAD), at the University of Cape Coast has stepped up its mandate in advocacy to help improve gender-based issues within the University Community. In line with this, a...

Report: 691 pregnant girls return to school in Eastern Region

Statistics from Eastern Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) indicate that a total of 691 teenage girls returned to school either pregnant or after given birth as at May this year. The report, representing 27 Municipal and District...

Research shows 32,000 children born with Cleft in Africa every year

By Nicholas Osei-Wusu. The Ghana Cleft Foundation, Journalists and the Smile Train, a US-Based Humanitarian Organisation are to step up awareness, for the public to accept Cleft as a deformity rather than a spiritual punishment for an offence committed by...

Wa: Research shows faecal pollution of well water and bacterial contamination of borehole water

Residents in the Wa Municipality are at risk of contracting waterborne diseases as most of the water sources for drinking and other daily activities are contaminated with feacal matter. While water sourced directly from the Ghana Water Company Limited GWCL...

Gov’t to allocate one percent of GDP to support research and scientific activities

The Government has announced that it will dedicate a minimum of one per cent of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to supporting research, science, technology, and innovative activities. To that end, the government was putting measures in place to...

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More Drama in the House over 2022 Budget among Majority & Minority MPs

By Bubu Klinogo Proceedings in Parliament were on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 disrupted after chaos erupted in the House. It...

African King named Richest Person of all time

With a fortune of around $400bn in today’s money, Mansa Musa I of Mali, the first king of Timbuktu, may not be a household...

Christmas Fever galore!

By Hannah Dadzie and Jennifer Tetteh Traders in some markets in the capital have started displaying Christmas paraphernalia as they have modified their business strategy...

Government of Ghana announces National HIV AIDS Fund to deal with scourge

By Naa Atswei Sowah President Akufo-Addo says it has become worrisome with the increasing rate of HIV/AIDS infection. He said in order to reduce the...

FOCUS: Mixed reactions over drama in Parliament

By Rachel Kakraba Panelists on our Current Affairs Programme, FOCUS have expressed mixed reactions over the drama that surrounded the November 30, 2021 passage of...