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October 28, 2017 2:45 PM Social Work students want to learn more about cerebral palsy

Some students from the Department of Social Work, University of Ghana, will on Monday start their concurrent field work at the With God Cerebral Palsy Centre, an inclusive centre for children with cerebral palsy. The students said as part of their academic work they were required to work with social groups and were directed to the centre. They indicated 35

October 28, 2017 1:05 PM 7 African countries lead battle against malnutrition

Source: IFPRI Director for Africa, Ousmane Badiane A number of African countries are taking bold action to tackle malnutrition as they have successfully implemented a range of actions that have started to improve nutrition for all. Good nutrition contributes to cognitive development, better opportunities for children to realise their potential, and higher 85

October 28, 2017 12:44 PM Local Government Service develops Performance Management Systems

Sunyani, Oct. 26, GNA – The Local Government Service (LGS) has developed and is implementing an evaluation system known as LGS Performance Management System (PMS)which consists of performance contract to improve institutional and staff capacity competition, performance and service delivery. It is being implemented for Regional Ministers and Regional 45

October 28, 2017 12:08 PM US supports Ghana with $5 million to fight child trafficking

Accra, Oct. 29, GNA - The United States government through the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Office has supported anti-human trafficking institutions in Ghana with $5 million dollars 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 44

October 28, 2017 11:34 AM The law must be supreme at all times

Odumasi Krobo (E/R), Oct. 28, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday urged the law enforcement agencies to ensure at all times the supremacy of the law for the cohesion, peace and security of Ghana to consolidate of the gains of its democracy. Thus, they should ensure that everyone in Ghana respects the law, by enforcing it (law) without 59

October 28, 2017 8:57 AM Gender Ministry moves to seek justice for 4-yr-old defiled victim

The Minister of Gender, children and Social Protection says her outfit is liaising with other agencies for justice to be carried out for the four-year-old girl who was defiled at Assin Adadientem in the Central Region. The move, according to Otiko Afisa Djaba, will serve as a deterrent to perpetrators of such crime. “The Ministry wants to assure Ghanaians 43

October 28, 2017 8:42 AM Joshua Alabi calls for transparency in the award of govt scholarships

The former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra, (UPSA), Prof Joshua Alabi has called for community-based participation in the award of government scholarships, so as to help target and support the education of brilliant but needy students in deprived farming communities. He is of the view that such community participation 62

October 28, 2017 6:33 AM UNILAG Council appoints Professor Ołuwatoyin Ogundipe as 12th Vice-Chancellor

This came at the end of the University Governing Council’s meeting yesterday, Friday, 27th, where the Council approved his appointment of as UNILAG Vice-Chancellor. In a release by the school’s information unit, the three candidates that contested were: Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Professor Olukayode Amund, and Professor Ayodeji Olukoju 82

October 27, 2017 9:50 PM 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 72

October 27, 2017 1:10 PM Help comes to children with cleft

Koforidua (E/R), Oct 27, GNA – Free cleft surgeries are to be performed on children with the birth defect at the Koforidua Regional Hospital from November 02 to November 13. This is being organized by the management of the facility in partnership with “Operation Smile” an NGO. A press release from the hospital said parents of children admitted after 60