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Climate action now! Activists hold widespread actions in Africa, in solidarity with Global Climate Strikes

The events took place in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Togo, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria

On Friday, environmental activists and citizens across the continent took part in a host of events, in solidarity with the Global climate strikes, highlighting the need for urgent climate action. The events took place in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Togo, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria. While the events addressed…

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The ECOWAS Commission has held a 3-day ECOWAS Informal Cross Border Trade (ECO-ICBT) / MoveAfrica-Traffic Light System program planning retreat in Accra Ghana

The planning retreat provided the requisite platform for considering the program content; road map and budget

The planning retreat held from the 16-18 September 2021 was in collaboration with Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS); West Africa Association for Cross Border Trade , in Afro-Forestry-Pastoral and Fisheries Products and Food (WACTAF) and Africa Union Development Agency – New Partnership for Africa’s Development…

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) |

Accra named UNESCO World Book Capital 2023

Accra was selected for its strong focus on young people and their potential to contribute to the culture and wealth of Ghana

The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has named Accra (Ghana) as UNESCO World Book Capital for 2023, following the evaluation of the World Book Capital Advisory Committee. After Guadalajara (Mexico) in 2022, the city of Accra was selected for its strong focus on young people and their potential to contribute to the…

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Ghana President Heralds Historic Agreement to Build a World-Class W.E.B. Du Bois Museum Complex

H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, attends signing in New York between W.E.B. Du Bois Museum Foundation and Government of Ghana

H.E. Nàna Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, heralded plans to construct a state-of-the-art museum complex honoring the legacy of world-renown black intellectual and civil rights pioneer Dr. W.E.B Du Bois as an important symbolic monument. “The museum will provide in Ghana, yet another important monument to…

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Reventify Announces October Launch of HR Connect

New Platform will Allow Jobseekers to Book Appointments with HR Managers at Top Companies

Africa’s leading CV-building platform, Reventify, has announced the upcoming launch of new job seeking platform, HR Connect (https://bit.ly/3nPRPsA). The platform, which will be launched in October 2021, allows jobseekers to build professional relationships and seek advice from HR Managers at large corporations or start-ups directly. Earlier in the year, Reventify…

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The Government of Ghana to Sign Historic Agreement with W.E.B. Du Bois Museum Foundation to Build Du Bois Museum Complex

H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, to offer remarks at the signing

The W.E.B Du Bois Museum Foundation (www.webdbmf.org), a leading New York-based international organization, will hold on Monday an official signing of a historic agreement between the foundation and Government of Ghana to transform the current Du Bois Memorial Centre and burial site in Accra, Ghana, into a state-of-art museum complex…

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U.S. Announces New Support for Public Health in Ghana’s Ashanti Region

A PHEOC serves as the central command center and brings together important stakeholders and experts for coordinated responses to public health events and threats

U.S. Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan announced new support for Ghana’s public health system and COVID-19 response with a new U.S. funded Public Health Emergency Operations Center (PHEOC) for the Ashanti Region.  The $100,000 center is funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Ambassador Sullivan toured the new…

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Nestlé unveils plans to support the transition to a regenerative food system

Nestlé’s regeneration efforts are launching under the umbrella title of “Generation Regeneration” focused on farmers, youth, consumers and its own employees

Nestlé (www.Nestle.com) is laying out its plans to support and accelerate the transition to a regenerative food system – one that aims to protect and restore the environment, improve the livelihoods of farmers and enhance the well-being of farming communities. Nestlé will work with its food system partners, including the…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO), Ghana |

Ghana launches National Breastfeeding Week

This year’s event will focus on raising awareness and galvanizing action on protecting breastfeeding to improve public health

The World Health Organization has joined the Ministry of Health, the Ghana Health Service, and partners to launch the 2021 National Breastfeeding Week celebration under the theme, Protect Breastfeeding: A shared responsibility.  This year’s event will focus on raising awareness and galvanizing action on protecting breastfeeding to improve public health.…

Source: African Union (AU) |

Countries of Origin seek ways to improve the welfare of their migrant workers

Pilot countries include Ethiopia, Kenya, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mauritius and South Africa

60 participants drawn from African Union Member States and Regional Economic Communities (RECs) gathered virtually to validate the Guidelines on Migrant Welfare Programme. The validation workshop was preceded by the presentation of the Report of the status of migrant welfare in selected countries of origin in the East African Community…