Category archives for: Services

Medical Costs Painful Headache for Retirees

August 14, 2018//-Of all the things that worry Kenya’s senior citizens, exposure to high medical bills tops the list, a new survey has found.

High Level Advocacy for Nutrition in Africa

Cairo, Egypt, August 13, 2018// – Recognising the debilitating effects of hidden hunger, African governments and stakeholders have over the years been implementing several strategic interventions.

Ghana President Unveils New National Public Sector Reform Strategy

Accra, Ghana, August 8, 2018//-The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, 8 August, 2018, launched the National Public Sector Reform Strategy (NPSRS), 2018-2023.

Equal Pay Remains a Global Issue

August 6, 2018//-In the battle for the parity of the sexes, some countries have made progress in reducing inequality—such as in access to health care, education, and financial services—but worldwide, men still have more economic opportunities than women.

Don’t Allow the Ghana Legal Council to Take Away Your Dignity 

August 4, 2018//-On August 3, the General Legal Council (GLC) issued a terse statement, reminiscent of the days of military decrees, summoning candidates seeking admission into the professional law course of the Ghana School of Law (GSL) in October 2018 to show up at Legon to take a 45-minutes supplementary entrance examination.

European Bank Supports MSMEs with $5 Million

August 1, 2018//-The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a synthetic local currency loan of up to $5 million to DAVR Bank, a leading bank in Uzbekistan.

Ghana Bar Association Calls for Probe into Law School Exam Leakage

Accra, Ghana, July 31, 2018//-The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) has described as “unfortunate and disturbing” allegations making rounds that the 2018 Ghana School of Law entrance examinations leaked.

Air Pollution Could be Responsible for 1 in 7 New Cases of Diabetes

July 27, 2018//-Outdoor air pollution – already a major cause of disease and death globally – contributed to 3.2 million new cases of type 2 diabetes in 2016, according to a new study.

Ghana Ups Daily Minimum Wage by 10%

Accra, Ghana, July 26, 2018//-Ghana today announced a 10 percent increase in the daily minimum wage from GHC9.68 to GHC10.65 for both public and private sector workers, effectively 1st January 2019.

UNICEF: Teenage Girls Are bearing the Brunt of Global AIDS Epidemic

July 25, 2018//-Teenagers, and particularly girls, are bearing the brunt of the global AIDS epidemic with around 30 adolescents becoming infected with HIV every hour, according to a report by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

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