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October 31, 2017 2:53 PM Adults must protect their children-Otiko

Assin Andoe (C/R), Oct. 31, GNA - Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has condemned the alleged defilement of the four-year old child which happened last two weeks. Ms Djaba was speaking to the media after she visited the parents of the child at Assin Andoe in the Assin South District of the Central Region. She said adults 46

October 31, 2017 10:46 AM Tamale Mayor clamps down on ‘wee’ smokers, prostitutes

The Tamale Metropolitan Assembly under the auspices of the Metropolitan Security Council acting on the Narcotics Drugs Control, Enforcement and Sanctions, has begun a clampdown on illicit drug users and prostitutes in the city. In a statement released Monday, the Metropolitan Chief Executive, Musah Superior announced that under the PNDCL 236 of 1990, the Assembly 44

October 31, 2017 7:01 AM Child marriage fight compounded by rise in teenage pregnancies in Sissala East

The increase in teenage pregnancies in the Sissala East District of the Upper West Region has become a major concern besides the incidence of child marriages in the district. Teenage pregnancies reported at health facilities in the district increased from 160 cases in 2016 to 201 in 2017, says Mr Alex Bapula, the Sissala East District Director of Health 60

October 30, 2017 5:31 PM Second Runner-up in Ghana’s Most Beautiful donates to schools

Adeiso (E/R), Oct. 30, GNA – Akosua Kyerewaa, the 2nd Runner-up in the TV3’s Ghana’s Most Beautiful Fame has presented learning materials to some deprived basic schools at Adeiso in the Upper West Akim District of the Eastern Region. The items are 1,000 exercise books, boxes of pencils and sharpeners. Among the beneficiary schools include the Anglican 46

October 30, 2017 2:39 PM Assin Municipality again: 18-yr-old raped, hanged to die

A teenager who was brutally raped and hanged to die by a member of her community at Assin Adadiemtem in the Central region has opened up about her ordeal. The 18-year-old Junior High School (JHS) graduate, Maabena [pseudonym] said her rapist dragged her into a room, raped her and fastened a rope around her neck to kill her. She narrated the story to Joy News’ 54

October 30, 2017 1:10 AM Ghana gets $5m from US to fight child trafficking

The United States government through the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Office has supported anti-human trafficking institutions in Ghana with $5 million to fight child trafficking and forced child labour. The beneficiary institutions include; IOM and Free the Slaves, an NGO, which formed part of the Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership signed between 55

October 29, 2017 1:49 PM “Less than 10 per cent of children out of school”

Accra, Oct 29, GNA – A new World Bank report on education says in Ghana less than 10 per cent of children of primary age (age six-11) are out of school. The World Bank Group Education report 2018 dubbed “Facing forward: Schooling with Learning in Africa” said 16 per cent of kids from the poorest quintile were out of school and that there was gender distinction 102

October 29, 2017 12:52 PM Ghana still recording high maternal, neonatal mortality

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline | Abubakar Ibrahim Maternal mortality ratio is still as high as 319 per 100,000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate is 29 per 1,000 live births, the Health Minister has disclosed. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu said there are still significant variations in health and nutrition status across wealth quintiles and geographic regions 61

October 29, 2017 2:08 AM Togolese ‘fleeing human rights abuses’ to Ghana: UN

More than 500 Togolese nationals have sought refuge in neighbouring Ghana because of a government crackdown on opposition protests, the UN refugee agency said Friday. “So far, 513 asylum seekers have been registered by the Ghanaian authorities,” UNHCR spokesman Babar Baloch said in a statement. They crossed the border to Chereponi, Zabzugu and Bunkpurugu-Yunyuo 92

October 28, 2017 3:37 PM Ghana among seven African countries beating malnutrition – Report

Ghana has been listed among seven African countries that are winning the fight against malnutrition. These countries are succeeding in the effort to provide nutrition to all, according to a report by the Malabo Montpelier Panel. The Panel is a group of international agriculture experts providing guidance on policy choices on food and nutritional security 96