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March 2, 2018 12:30 PM AMA holds massive cleanup exercise on Saturday

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly [AMA] will on Saturday 3rd March, 2018, embark on a massive cleanup exercise in all ten sub-metros of the Assembly. As such, businesses are expected to be closed between 6:00am and 10:00am to ensure full participation of all in the exercise. According to the Assembly, the move is part of efforts aimed at ensuring cleanliness 54

February 27, 2018 5:36 PM First Lady inducted as patron of SOS Children’s Village

The First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has been inducted as the patron of SOS Children’s Village Ghana at Community Six in Tema. The Village’s partnership with the office of the First Lady is to enforce its strategic 2030 initiative of improving the lives of children, which is in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. The partnership is also aimed 128

February 23, 2018 10:59 AM Children ‘forced to watch rape’ in South Sudan

Children in South Sudan have been forced to watch their mothers being raped and killed, the UN says. A report by UN human rights investigators says that 40 officials may be individually responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity. It says civilians have been tortured and mutilated, and villages destroyed on an industrial scale. The conflict 20

February 4, 2018 8:53 AM Fast-track Kejetia Central market project – Parliamentary committee

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Local Government and Rural Development has called on government to hasten the commencement of Phase Two of the Redevelopment of the Kejetia-Central Market Project. Touring the $198million Phase One project Site, the Chairman of the Committee, Member of Parliament (MP) for Akim Swedru, Kennedy Osei Nyarko, who was highly 23

November 11, 2017 3:14 PM Okudzeto donates medical equipment to Battor Catholic Hospital

Management of the Battor Catholic Hospital in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region took delivery of some vital medical equipment following a response to their appeal to the Member of Parliament for the area, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa. It was all joy and relief for staff and patients of the hospital upon receipt of medical equipment; ranging from two sets of baby incubators 58

November 1, 2017 5:12 PM Religious Leaders To Mount Campaign Against Indecent Dressing

A yam dealer at Nkoranza in the Brong-Ahafo Region, Madam Augustina Tawiah, has appealed to religions leaders to mount a campaign against indecent dressing and drug abuse among the youth. She stated that the dressing of a number of adolescents, were very unpleasant and appalling in the sight of man, let alone the Almighty God, the Creator of the universe 35

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 29

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 34

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 22

October 27, 2017 5:27 PM Queenmothers condemns defilement of four year old girl

Accra, Oct. 27, GNA - The Executives and entire membership of the Queen Mothers Foundation of Ghana, in conjunction with Women in Leadership International (WiLI) on Friday condemned the defilement of a four year old girl at Assin Adadiemtem in the Central Region. “We unreservedly condemn this horrific act and actions of the people who would have wanted 18