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Curbing Domestic Violence: Awareness creation, case reporting and the role of EROP

Jirapa, (U/W), July 18, GNA - Even though domestic violence is a crime under the Domestic Violence Act, 2007 (Act 732), the bigger challenge, however, is that many people especially rural folks, are still oblivious of the law. As a result, they do not report cases to the police and other appropriate agencies when they occur for investigation and possible punishment of perpetrators.

Jul 18, 2021 at 1:26pm

Kamassah, Ghana's largest producer and exporter of vegetables, dreams big

Accra, July 18, GNA – 41-year-old Felix Kamassah, an Economist, is Ghana's largest producer and exporter of vegetables. The Chief Executive Officer of Maphlix Trust Farm, left the banking sector in 2010 for vegetable farming in the Ketu North District of the Volta Region and has since turned some teachers in the locality into farmers. His farm sprawls on 1,900 acres of...

Jul 18, 2021 at 11:07am

Huawei's all new smart band, ‘6’ brings together key smartwatch features

Accra, July 15, GNA - When thinking about the concept of a band, there is usually one school of thought, a simple wearable that tracks all kinds of fitness indicators and relays the data to an app or service on a connected smartphone. Manufacturers never thought of adding larger and functional displays or more integrated health features, which would be more commonly found in full-fledged...

Jul 17, 2021 at 7:22pm

Adelaide Okpoti: The Daring Female Youth Farmer!

Accra, July 11, GNA - At age 25, Adelaide Naa Okpoti, a Master’s Degree holder from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is already "deep" into farming and bent on making it big through horticulture farming. The dexterous, daring and charming Adelaide, who has just completed a training in Horticulture and entrepreneurship at the Kwadaso Agriculture College,...

Jul 12, 2021 at 6:59am

Meet the twins nourishing Ghanaian diets with mushroom and snails

Cape Coast, July 11, GNA - Mr. Kofi Yeboah and Ms Afua Yeboah are 38-year-old twins engaged in commercial production of oyster mushrooms and snails at Fosu in the Assin Central Municipality of the Central Region. Mr. Yeboah is a graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) while Madam Yeboah is a graduate of the University of Cape Coast (UCC). Having...

Jul 11, 2021 at 6:20pm

COVID-19 potentially escalates vulnerabilities of young people to mental health

Accra, July 11, GNA- As families lose their sources of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the global economy plunges into a recession, more households are bound for monetary poverty, with dire consequences for the poorest without access to social protection. A UNICEF data on March 2020 shows that although children and adolescents are not the faces of this pandemic, they are at risk...

Jul 11, 2021 at 3:42pm