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Police commanders urged to take charge of gender based cases

Divisional and District Commanders of the Ghana Police Service in areas without offices of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) must handle cases of sexual and gender based violence in their jurisdictions and ensure thorough investigation. The Director General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana …

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Men must support the growth of girls and women – Dr Jehu-Appiah

The 52nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Plan Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) was on Friday opened in Accra with a call on men to support the growth and development of women. Dr Koma Jehu-Appiah, Country Director of Ipas Ghana, who made the call, at the opening of the …

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Need for collaborative effort to address child streetism – SOS Villages

Mr Alex Mar Kekula, the National Director of SOS Children’s Villages, Ghana, an NGO, has called for a collaborative effort to address the problem of street children in the country. He said the increasing rate of child streetism is becoming an acceptable norm and urged all stakeholders to work together …

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Government commissions new ultra-modern polyclinic for Oduman community

Government on Friday commissioned an ultra-modern polyclinic for the Oduman community of the Ga West Municipal Assembly to offer comprehensive and better healthcare services for members. The 30-bed capacity facility has an operating theatre, laboratory, maternity department, Out Patient Department, Ear, Nose and Throat Department, Ultra Sound Facilities, Obstetric and …

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Stakeholders urged to innovate to improve maternal and child health in Ghana

Stakeholders in the health sector have been advised to scale up innovative, high-impact maternal and child health interventions to improve health outcomes in Ghana. A press release from the US Embassy in Accra copied to ghanabusinessnews.com said, the Ministry of Health together with the United States Government through the United …

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WAEC mounts school selection portals for 2019/2020 academic year

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has mounted a school selection portal to help candidates from the basic schools select secondary schools of their choice. A communiqué dated 4th June 2019 ,copied to all regional directors of education and sighted  by the Ghana News Agency, indicated that, the school selection …

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Greater Accra Regional Minister visits National Chief Imam

In commemoration of the celebration of the Eid-ul-Fitr festival, the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Mr Ishmael Ashitey has led a delegation of Municipal Chief Executives (MCEs) to visit the National Chief Imam, Sheik Alhaji Dr. Osman Nuhu Sharubutu at his residence in Darkuman. Among Mr Ashitey’s entourage were; Mr Kofi …

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La Dadekotopon NCCE launches citizenship week

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) of the La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA) has launched its citizenship week for the year to sensitize the citizenry on their responsibility to keep their communities and country clean. The programme, which was held in Accra on Tuesday was on the theme “A …

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Man jailed 5 years for stealing church musical instruments

An eighteen year old unemployed man, Musa Danumah, also known as Soldier Boy, has been jailed for five years for stealing church musical instruments by the Ashaiman circuit court. Mr.Gabriel Mate- Teye, presiding judge, told the court that the accused person was already serving a 12 year jail term for …

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