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August, 2017

  • 23 August

    Photos: The school that pupils kneel, seat on stones and floor to write exams

    Pupils of Avegorme Baptist Primary, located some few kilometres from Sogakofe township- the District capital of North Tongu District Assembly in the Volta Region of Ghana are crying for help as school is set to resume. The school which was established in 1997 by the Baptist Church and taken over …

  • 22 August

    US Gov’t honors EC Boss with Women of Courage Award

    The Chairperson of Electoral Commission, Mrs. Charlotte Osei has been honored with the United States Department of State’s Women of Courage Award for 2016. Presenting the award in Accra, the US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson affirmed that “Charlotte Osei epitomizes the phrase, woman of courage.” Mr. Jackson in his speech …

  • 21 August

    Photo: Togo- See How this Woman Captured and Dragging this Soldier….

    Credit: Prosper Yoa Tsikata This is a photo of a Togolese presidential guard who was captured by the elements of the opposition forces in Togo and being dragged on the ground by a courageous woman in a humiliating fashion. The picture is iconic by all standard if you know the …

  • 21 August

    Values for Life-Ghana opens reading clinic project in Aflao

    As part of efforts to improve reading in the Ketu South Municipality, Values For Life, (VFL) Ghana, an NGO has opened the 2017 Reading Clinic Project at Avoeme Basic School in Aflao in the Volta Region. The week-long reading session is to help school children in Aflao and its environs …

  • 19 August

    These Guys Are Seeking Signatures To Make Homosexuality Legal In Ghana

    Eight men living in Canada focused on one mission. Armed with a pen and paper, the “Ghana Pavilion”, hope a petition will pressure Ghana to decriminalize homosexuality. The group isn’t officially part of Folklorama, but they plan to attend several Folklorama events during the next two weeks. Instead of showcasing …

  • 19 August

    Senior Minister advocates for good corporate governance

    The Senior Minister, Yaw Osaafo-Maafo is advocating for good corporate governance among corporate bodies in the country as a tool for national development. He said private sector organisations must operate with transparency and accountability as their core principles. The Minister made this statement during the first bi-monthly business meeting for …

  • 19 August

    Apostle Dr Michael Ntumy: A pastor’s 8-year journey into paralysis

    It all started on the 2nd of February 2009 when the former president of the Ghana Pentecostal Council, Apostle Dr. Michael Kwabena Ntumy woke up from an anaesthetic sleep in a Paris hospital paralysed from shoulders down. For 27 days he was glued to his bed in an intensive ward …

  • 19 August

    Reach out to your roots – YoHRA President tells New York Immigrants

    Human Rights activist and President of the Youth for Human Rights Africa (YoHRA) has challenged successful African immigrants in New York to channel their resources to their countries of origin in order to help people at their respective countries to develop their potential and there by stop illegal migrations. “The …

  • 19 August

    YoHRA to sue gov’t at ICJ on behalf of victim paralyzed by police

    The Communications Director of the Youth for Human Rights Africa (YoHRA), Christopher Selorm Ankou has revealed the decision by the organization to sue the government at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the recklessness of the police which has left one Stephen Arthur paralyzed. Stephen Arthur who was mistakenly shot …

  • 18 August

    Safe Water Network partners Assembly to Provide Water

    In a joint initiative with District Assemblies to provide safe drinking water to multiple communities, Safe Water Network in collaboration with the Bodi District Assembly and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bodi Constituency have launched three water stations at Ahibenso, Kwasikrom and Suiano. All three water stations were constructed …