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Protecting rights of children in conflict with the law: the role of LRC in ensuring smooth juvenile justice system

In a country where implementing children’s rights in general remains a major challenge, the idea of according rights to children in conflict with the law can be a formidable task. With too many other children’s problems to deal with such as the millions of street children and child labourers, female circumcision, and sexual violence against […]

Ministers, MMDAs move to tackle environmental indiscipline in Ghana

The Chief Executive of Adentan Municipal Assembly, Alexander Nii-Noi Adumuah has reiterated the need for Ministers to laise with Municipal, Metropolitan, District Assemblies (MMDAs) Chief Executives and build consensus to fight the canker of environmental indiscipline in urban areas in order to build resilient cities. He said this on Thursday at the celebration of the […]

FDA organizes breast cancer screening for staff

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has organized a Breast Cancer screening and sensitization exercise for its female Staff on Monday, 28th October, 2019 at the FDA Head Office. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world, to helps increase awareness, that will facilitate early screening, diagnosis, and treatment. Breast Cancer […]

Amnesty International ‘schools’ Human Rights Reporters et al. on membership roles

Human Rights Organization, Amnesty International Ghana (AI Ghana) has held a meeting to sensitize its members on the advocacy campaigns, actions and roles it is exploring to end human rights abuses in the country and beyond. The orientation meeting which took place at the organization’s head office in Accra on Thursday October 31, brought together […]

To become that impactful leader, always be ready to serve – Peter Anum charges youth

The Executive Director of the Head of State Award Scheme – Ghana, Peter Akai Anum has challenged the youth who aspire to occupy various leadership positions in every facet of their lives to be committed in offering voluntary services wherever they find themselves. According to him, constant offering of voluntary service (s) holds the key […]

CSIR solicit Israeli government’s support to train staff

The Directors of of 6 Institutes under the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) led by the Director-General of the Council, Prof. Victor Kwame Agyemang has called on the Government of Israel to strengthen its support to build the capacity of staff  of the institution in various areas to build especially research and development […]

Human Rights Reporters’ Joseph Wemakor wins SDGs award

Accra, Oct. 21, GNA – The Executive Director of Human Rights Reporters Ghana Joseph Kobla Wemakor has been recognised by the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) for his outstanding report on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the School’s Durbar to mark its 60th Anniversary. The programme was held at its new campus site situated […]

Yearn for knowledge to continue to remain relevant – Youth leaders told

“Yearn for knowledge, read everything as far as you are inquisitive and arm yourself with knowledge and you will continue to remain relevant as leaders” these are kind words of advice from Peter Akai Anum, the Executive Director of the Head State Award Scheme – Ghana to youth leaders across the country. Mr. Anum stressing […]

PLO Lumumba Foundation Ghana build capacity of its regional leaders

The PLO Lumumba Foundation, Ghana Chapter, an NGO has organized a capacity building workshop for its regional leaders across the ten (previous) regions of Ghana, on Saturday 12th October, 2019, at GIMPA, Greenhill Campus, Achimota. The workshop among other things was organized to build the capacities of the leaders on the thematic areas of the […]

Ethiopia:CDKN, IPCC ‘schooled’ 19 African reporters on Climate Change

The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) in collaboration with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the Future Climate For Africa (FCFA) have equipped 19 selected African journalists with knowledge and skills on how to effectively and accurately shed light on issues of Climate Change. The media workshop was specifically designed to build capacity […]