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NDPC to hold National Forum on Inclusive Development on 10 May 2016 in Accra

The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), in collaboration with UNICEF, the World Bank, UNDP and ActionAid, is holding a National Forum on Inclusive Development on 10 May 2016 at the Accra International Conference Centre. The theme is, “Promoting Growth and Fair Opportunity for the Poorest.” The National Forum is one of a series of national […]

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France supports the fight against human trafficking in Ghana and West Africa Accra, May 5th, 2016

Human trafficking in Ghana and West Africa   As part of the French project (French Solidarity Program) to support the fight against human trafficking in West Africa, the Cooperation Officer of the Embassy of France to Ghana, Mr Pierre-Yves Kervennal, presented to some shelters for victims of human trafficking a number of items that will […]

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Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana

NEW YORK, December 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Secretary-General met today in Accra with H.E. Mr. John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana and Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Econo…

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IOM Screens over 347,000 for TB in Western Ghana

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A landmark health screening project will close today (30/5) in Western Ghana. IOM’s TB REACH project, implemented by the Ghana Health Service and the IOM Migration Health Unit, was launched a year ago to intensify tuberculosis (TB) detection among refugees and host communities, miners and mining […]

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Switzerland and Ghana sign protocol to amend double taxation agreement

Switzerland and Ghana sign protocol to amend double taxation agreement BERN, Switzerland, May 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On 22 May in Accra, Switzerland and Ghana signed a protocol amending the agreement for the avoidance of double taxation (DTA) with respect to taxes on income, capital and capital gains. This protocol brings the administrative […]

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Landmark Diaspora Affairs Bureau Launched in Ghana

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM has welcomed the launch of a newly created Diaspora Affairs Bureau within Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration. This is a landmark achievement on the part of the Government of Ghana, which has formalized the engagement of the Ghanaian diaspora for effective migration […]

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Ghana : IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation

ACCRA, Ghana, May 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On May 7, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Ghana. Ghana has experienced strong and broadly inclusive growth over the past two decades, and its medium-term prospects are supported by rising energy production. The country has […]

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SEFA and WAFCEF partners gather in Ghana to present best clean energy entrepreneurs in West Africa

TUNIS, Tunisia, October 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), a multi-donor initiative administered by the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org), will participate at the West Africa Clean Energy Finance Forum (WAFCEF) to recognize the finalist entrepreneurs identified throughout 2013 by a team from the various event co-sponsors: Private […]

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Ghana – UNESCO Culture for Development Indicators (CDIS)

Final Presentation of results in Ghana   The Final Results Presentation Workshop of the UNESCO Culture for Development Indicators (CDIS) took place on August 26, 2013 in Accra at the UNAIDS Country Office. Coordinated and organized thanks to the joint efforts of the UNESCO Office in Accra and the individuals of Heritage Development, the workshop […]

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Update on Books to Ghana – please help

Back in January I offered Keith Goddard the opportunity to tell readers of SocioLingo Africa more about what he is doing to bring books to children in Ghana as I felt that you may be interested, and might like to consider supporting this initiative.  Keith now has a website I’d encourage you to visit to […]

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Ghana urged to step up rights protection amid economic boom

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ghana needs to prepare its economy, society and institutions to ensure its expanding economy does not undermine human rights protection, the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights has cautioned.   “Rapid economic growth can pose big challenges for protecting rights,” said Working Group member […]

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Ghana human rights – UN fact-finding visit

Business & human rights: UN expert group launches first fact-finding visit to Ghana GENEVA, Switzerland, July 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A United Nations group of independent experts on business and human rights will undertake an information-gathering visit to Ghana from 8 to 17 July 2013, to look at current initiatives, opportunities and challenges […]

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