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CAMFED supports young women’s entrepreneurial ambitions with Scholars Entrepreneurship Fund

Accra, Sept. 21, GNA - Providing opportunities for youth to create sustainable livelihoods for themselves has been a major challenge confronting many nations all over the world. To address this challenge, successive governments in Ghana have designed and implemented various employment and entrepreneurship interventions. Despite the good intentions, it is widely acknowledged that the government...

Sep 21, 2021 at 2:28pm

Sekondi-Takoradi chapter of CoST monitoring progress on second Assurance Recommendations

Takoradi, Sept. 20, GNA - The local chapter of CoST International is engaging all eight participating assemblies in the Western Region on recommendations made during the second Assurance Process. What is the process? The Assurance Process is one of the key approaches designed by CoST International to make the infrastructure project-cycle more transparent; contributing to...

Sep 20, 2021 at 2:53pm

COVID -19 and the 'courageous' mortician

Accra, Sept. 18, GNA – Koku's appetite for food has grown from bad to worse. His 'companion' - Apeteshie - the king of drinks, is unable to make him eat well. It is not about the taste, he tells Ama, his wife, and pounds his chest as he gulps the last of the local gin. He painfully eats from a small kitchen table as his three sons look on from a distance...

Sep 19, 2021 at 8:40am

A trip to Tafi Atome where bananas do not grow

Tafi Atome (V/R), Sept. 18, GNA – This journey on which we are embarking is catapulting us to one of the fertile lands in the Volta region which supports the growth of every food crop except banana. The land is the home to the Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary and Cultural Village, one of the most popular tourist sites in Ghana. Yes, the banana plant, although very economical...

Sep 18, 2021 at 4:13pm

Empowering marginalized girls: STAGE project shows the way

   Montanaya (N/R), Sept 16, GNA - Paulina Lanjado a resident of Montanaya, in the Nanumba South District of the Northern Region was 10 years when she dropped out of school. Scenario At the time, she was in class four and was young when her mother died. Her father too has not been well. Surviving as a child and without any support, things became tough for Paulina as she...

Sep 16, 2021 at 6:15pm

Ghana's vaccination drive will boost domestic tourism

Takoradi, Sept 16, GNA - In 2019, Ghana’s tourism sector raked in US$3.3 billion in revenue with a total of 1.3 million tourists arriving in the country. This was chiefly due to the organisation of the “Year of Return” initiative. However, the unprecedented global travel restrictions coupled with stay-at-home orders since the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic...

Sep 16, 2021 at 4:44pm