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MTN Handover Gh¢5.5 Million Maternity Block To Tema General Hospital

MTN Handover Gh¢5.5 Million Maternity Block To Tema General Hospital

 MTN Ghana, yesterday handed over an ultra modern 40-bed maternity block worth GH¢5.5 million to the Tema General Hospital (TGH). The project constructed by the MTN Ghana Foundation, has a delivery ward, lying in ward, a theatre, nurses station and changing rooms, sluice rooms, two consulting rooms, restrooms, washrooms and reception. It also has equipment […]

Female MPs In Ghana Assemble To Discuss Gender Roles And Political Participation

Female MPs In Ghana Assemble To Discuss Gender Roles And Political Participation

A day’s workshop to strengthen the capacity of the Women’s Caucus of Parliament has been held in Accra. It was collaboration between the Embassy of Israel’s International Agency for International Development and Cooperation (MASHAV) and the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection. It is part of the embassy’s initiatives to contribute to Ghana’s efforts […]

MIDA Plans To Employ 300 Female Engineering Students

MIDA Plans To Employ 300 Female Engineering Students

The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has planned to enrol about 300 female engineering students from tertiary institutions onto an Internships and Mentoring Programme, under its Gender and Social Inclusion Directorate initiative. The initiative is to build skills and capacities of females, attract them into the energy sector, prepare them for employment and bridge the gender […]

Lexta Ghana Donates Sanitary Pads To Female Students

Lexta Ghana Donates Sanitary Pads To Female Students

Lexta Ghana Limited, producers of YAZZ sanitary pads has presented assorted sanitary pads and panty liners to adolescent female students of the Abelemkpe Basic School in the Greater Accra Region as part of activities to mark this year’s World Menstrual Day celebrations. The event organised by the Ayawaso West Municipal Assembly sought to raise awareness […]

Abortion Pills On High Demand In Ghana And Nigeria

Abortion Pills On High Demand In Ghana And Nigeria

While Nigeria’s abortion laws are some of the most restrictive in the world, the country ranks top among countries its citizens are in search of abortion pills, a new survey has revealed. Nigeria and Ghana are the two countries with the highest search interest in Misoprostol, an abortion pill, the BBC reports.. According to the […]

Ghana’s Cocobod Seeking $1.5 bln From China’s Eximbank- CEO

Ghana’s Cocobod Seeking $1.5 bln From China’s Eximbank- CEO

Ghana’s Cocobod is seeking up to $1.5 billion from China’s Eximbank to improve farms and install irrigation systems and other projects, the regulator’s chief executive Joseph Aidoo said on Wednesday. China will also grant the West African country $35 million to help build a 40,000-tonne state-run cocoa processing plant, Aidoo told reporters at the start […]

Cocoa Farmers in Top Producer May Miss Out on Surging Prices

Cocoa Farmers in Top Producer May Miss Out on Surging Prices

Cocoa prices have surged by a third this year, but that’s still unlikely to translate into big gains for farmers in top producer Ivory Coast.  The West African nation uses forward sales to determine the minimum farmer price, so recent gains may have come too late for the smaller of two annual harvests that starts […]

Govt Approves U.S.$8 Million For Women AFCOM

Govt Approves U.S.$8 Million For Women AFCOM

Government has approved an amount of US$8 million for the organisation of the 13th edition of the Africa Women Cup of Nations scheduled for Ghana between November 17 and December 1. The championship organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will bring together eight of the best female football countries on the continent. Addressing […]

Ghana May Struggle to Repay Lenders’ $1.3 Billion Cocoa Loan

Ghana May Struggle to Repay Lenders’ $1.3 Billion Cocoa Loan

Ghana Cocoa Board may struggle to fully pay back loans of $1.3 billion as this season’s harvest will likely be smaller than first anticipated, according to the head of the industry regulator. The world’s second-biggest grower signed for the loans with lenders such as Credit Agricole SA and Natixis SA prior to the start of […]

There’s No Land Rights Without Women

There’s No Land Rights Without Women

Successful farming is a question of amassing and applying knowledge, adapting your approach to the ecological systems that confront you, and persevering in the face of new obstacles. For women farmers in Ghana and elsewhere in many other parts of Africa, this reality is mirrored in their struggle to secure their rights to the land […]

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