Invest in women and prosper

Investments in women’s health and education boost economic developmentInvestment in women’s education and health, and attention to their employment opportunities and empowerment, pays big dividends in terms of economic development. However, gender equity is far from the global norm. In low-income countries, ... — Read More

Youth Innovate for SDGs contest

 …US$750 prize money at stake to fund innovative initiatives for children In honour of the Day of the African Child, Reach for Change Africa has launched its annual innovation contest that asks youth to pitch innovative ideas that could improve ... — Read More

GHAMRO to hold workshop to battle piracy

Over the past year, the Ghana Music Rights Organisation (GHAMRO) in consultation with the Ghana Police Service have been discussing areas of cooperation, assistance and how to best streamline the enforcement of copyright law and the Society’s operations in the collection ... — Read More

The Compact with Africa—The contribution of the IMF

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on a visit to Nigeria in 2016 (photo: IMF staff/Steve Jaffe)Some of the world’s top policymakers and investors are gathering in Berlin to discuss a new initiative that could help reshape Africa’s economic future.Millions of citizens ... — Read More

 Murderers on our highways

The Accra-Kumasi highway has been so characterized by motor accidents that we usually do not find it strange when new accidents are reported. It has become unusual not to hear about an accident occurring for over a month; and when they ... — Read More

French Digital June forum held

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry France Ghana (CCIFG), together with other French institutions of the France and Ghana network, has organised the French Digital June Forum aimed at promoting the technological potential of Ghana and foster relations between Ghanaian and ... — Read More

Typhoid Fever

What is typhoid fever? Typhoid fever is an acute illness associated with fever that is most often caused by the Salmonella typhi bacteria or germ. It can also be caused by Salmonella paratyphi, a related bacterium that usually leads to a ... — Read More

Today is World Environment Day

The international community is celebrating World Environment Day (WED) Today, Monday June 5th, 2017 and using the occasion to urge people to appreciate that they are part of and intimately dependent on nature.Obviously, as humans, we exploit the environment for sustenance. ... — Read More

Queen at 91 an inspiration for UK and Ghana

Jon Benjamin, British High Commissioner to Ghana, delivered the following speech at the Queen's Birthday Party.Your Excellency Mr President,Your Excellency former President of the Republic, John Agyekum Kufuor.Please allow me also to mention His Excellency John Dramani Mahama who sent a kind ... — Read More

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