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Government Moves To Address Challenges In Fishing Industry

The government is in the process of rewriting the Fisheries Act, 2002 to address key challenges in the country’s fishing industry. A draft policy...

GJA Presidential Candidates To Face-Off In March 28 Debate

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in partnership with the Elections Committee of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) would on Tuesday, March 28,...

CHRAJ Handled 21 Misappropriation Cases In 2016

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in 2016 processed 59 cases with misappropriation registering 21 cases. The Director of Anti-Corruption of CHRAJ, Charles...

Disband All Vigilante Groups In Ghana – Right Alliance To Akufo-Addo

A non-profit civil society organization, Right Alliance-Ghana, is appealing to the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to as a matter of urgency, disband and...

Ban Mobile Phones Use In Polling Booth

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the Northern Region that are committed to promoting the nation’s democracy have condemned the practice of snapping thumb printed...

Benin Eyes Return of Colonial Treasures From France

Benin is asking for the return of treasures that were taken during French colonial rule from the end of the 19th century, re-opening a...

‘Civil Society Organisations Must Demand Accountability’- CHRAJ Director

Civil society and non-governmental-organisations have been encouraged to demand accountability from various governmental institutions. That, the Director in charge of Human Rights at...

CHRAJ Official Tells Politicians

The Director of Anti-Corruption Department of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Mr Charles Ayamdoo, has asked political leadership to go...

Women In Agriculture Platform Launched In Upper East

The Upper East Regional Women in Agriculture Platform has been launched in Bolgatanga to empower women in agriculture to effectively engage with stakeholders to...

Ghana Gets Vice Chair At African Alliance For E-Commerce

Ghana has been elected to occupy one of the five Vice Chair positions of the Executive Council of the African Alliance for e-Commerce for...

KK Sam Endorsed As Chief Executive For Sekondi-Takoradi

A total of 71 Assembly members and government appointees have voted overwhelmingly to endorse Mr. Kobina Kurentsir Sam, as the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive....

CODEO To Review Elections 2016

Among the topics to be discussed at the workshop include the preparatory phase As part of its comprehensive observation and interventions to promote credible and...

Tanzanian Minister Sacked After Condemning TV Intrusion

Tanzania's information minister was fired on Thursday after he criticised an ally of President John Magufuli who had stormed into a television station accompanied...

Committee To Present Final Report On Wednesday

The Committee investigating the bribery scandal against the Chairman and some members of Parliament’s Appointments Committee is expected to present its final report on...

UNICEF-CDD Call For Equitable Distribution of Resources

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the Centre for Democratic Development-Ghana (CDD-Ghana) have urged districts to allocate resources equitably according to need to...

NGO Launches Project To Protect Volta Basin

A Non-Governmental Organization, A Rocha Ghana, has launched a four-year project in Damongo to safeguard the Volta Basin within the Mole ecological zone in...

Group Condemns Invisible Forces

Civil society group, Right Alliance-Ghana, has condemned the New Patriotic Party’s Invisible Forces, and accused it of having contributed to last Sunday’s disaster at...

Withdraw Oduro’s Nomination As Dep. Minister

The Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) has appealed to President Nana Akufo-Addo to withdraw the nomination of Major Derek Oduro (rtd)...

Having More MPs As Ministers Won’t Affect Our Work – Majority

The Member of Parliament for Sunyani East constituency and Majority Chief Whip, Kwasi Ameyaw Cheremeh, has downplayed suggestions that the appointment of more than...

Having More MPs As Ministers Won’t Affect Our Work

The Member of Parliament for Sunyani East constituency and Majority Chief Whip, Kwasi Ameyaw Cheremeh, has downplayed suggestions that the appointment of more than...

40-Year-Old Classroom Block Collapses, Classes Held Under Trees

A dilapidated 40-year-old classroom block of the PSK M /A Primary School built with mud collapsed Sunday in the Asante Mampong municipality. The structure collapsed...

ACILA Calls For Constitutional Amendment To Limit Ministerial Appointments

Research and education think tank, Africa Center for International Law and Accountability (ACILA) is calling for a constitutional amendment to limit the number of...

Another MP To Give Fresh Evidence

The release of the Joe Ghartey committee report on the bribery allegations that hit Parliament recently may further delay, as a Member of the...

We Need A Lean Government, Not Lean Ghanaians

A group calling itself the Right Alliance-Ghana has jabbed President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over his ‘elephant-size’ government observing that it will only worsen...

Halt ‘needless Appointments’ & Cut Down On Ministers – Akufo-Addo Told

A civil society group, Right Alliance-Ghana, has described as needless and unnecessary, several of the 110 ministers and deputies appointed by President Nana Addo...

More MPs As Minister Will Weaken Parliament’s Leadership – Civil Society Group

Civil Society Group, Odekro, has expressed concerns about the large number of parliamentarians appointed as Ministers to serve in President Nana Addo’s government. According to...

More MPs As Minister Will Weaken Parliament’s Leadership – Odekro

Civil Society Group, Odekro, has expressed concerns about the large number of parliamentarians appointed as Ministers to serve in President Nana Addo’s government. According to...

Assin South MP Wants Gambling In Ghana Strictly Controlled

The Member of Parliament for Assin South Constituency, Rev. John Ntim Fordjour, is advocating for laws to curb the proliferation of commercial gambling in...

Community In Chaotic Jakarta Goes Green To Fight Eviction

Brightly coloured wooden and brick houses line a clean riverside path amid trees and vegetable gardens, a tranquil scene in the normally chaotic Indonesian...

Lebanese Descend On Capital To Protest Proposed Tax Hikes

Several thousand people descended on the Lebanese capital Sunday to protest a proposed tax hikes to cover a salary increase for teachers and other...

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