10 MTN Heroes of Change touch lives in health, education and economic empowerment

10 MTN Heroes of Change touch lives in health, education and economic empowerment

MTN Heroes of Change has come to stay not only because it is backed by the strongest telecoms brand in the country, but also because of the powerful and lasting impact of the deeds that are adjudged, showcased and rewarded

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Germany enacts law prohibiting sex with prostitutes without a condom

Germany enacts law prohibiting sex with prostitutes without a condom

German politicians have approved a law making it illegal to have sex with prostitutes without using a condom, among other regulations on the sex trade. Brothel owners will be obligated to draw customers’ attention to the law and advertising unprotected

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Harvesting rain water for lifeline consumption

Harvesting rain water for lifeline consumption

Another rainy season has set in again, it is a seasonal ritual which lasts for more than six months every year and it is time to ponder over a more constructive use of rain water to the advantage of humanity.

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Malaria free Ghana needs support of business community – First Lady

Malaria free Ghana needs support of business community – First Lady

First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has appealed to the business community to support government in the fight against malaria. The wife of the President said the target of a ‘malaria free Ghana’ will not be achievable if

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Ghana to pilot WHO – coordinated malaria vaccine programme

Ghana to pilot WHO – coordinated malaria vaccine programme

Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will take part in a WHO-coordinated malaria vaccine implementation programme (MVIP) that will make the world’s first malaria vaccine available in selected areas, beginning in 2018. The WHO Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO) announced this programme

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Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to get first Malaria vaccine

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to get first Malaria vaccine

The world’s first vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries – Ghana, Kenya and Malawi – starting in 2018. The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread by mosquito bites. The

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Over 300,000 rooms to be sprayed against malaria

Over 300,000 rooms to be sprayed against malaria

Over 300,000 rooms in seven districts in the Northern Region are to be sprayed as part of the Indoor Residual Spraying Campaign to prevent malaria. The 30-day Indoor Residual Spraying Campaign programme will begin from April 25, and end on

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7 fired at Atebubu gov’t hospital over rot

7 fired at Atebubu gov’t hospital over rot

About seven (7) health workers have been sacked from the Atebubu Government Hospital following rot exposed by the youth of the town. The chiefs and youth alleged that the hospital, under the leadership of Dr. Cornelius Atsu Gligui, has been

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Let’s unite against breast cancer – BCI President

Let’s unite against breast cancer – BCI President

Canadian-based charity organization, Comforting Queens has donated several prosthesis used by breast cancer patients to the Peace and Love Hospital in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. The two institutions share a common goal of creating awareness and educating women about

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Hohoe Municipal Environmental Health Officer admonishes residents to dispose of refuse properly

Hohoe Municipal Environmental Health Officer admonishes residents to dispose of refuse properly

With the rainy season fast approaching, the Hohoe Municipal Environmental Health Officer, Emmanuel Yawlui has admonished residents of the Hohoe municipality to dispose of refuse properly. He cautioned against dumping of refuse into drains and water bodies, a practice he

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