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What future for young girls in Northern Ghana?

By Albert Oppong-Ansahhttp://nanayaw1.wordpress.com/2012/12/05/what-future-for-young-girls-in-northern-ghana/It may sound simplistic and over-generalised, but current trends in the Northern Region show that it does not take much in money terms for a young man to persuade a young girl to have an affair with him. The deal is sealed with a pack of fried rice and few ‘con words’. This cold but…See More
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Turning waste to gain - The community-led Total Sanitation initiative

A GNA feature by Albert Oppong-Ansah Thanks to the Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) intervention, Yong, a predominantly farming community in the Savelugu/Nanton Municipality of the Northern Region, has been transformed into a clean environment.Since 2009 the community members have strictly observed and embraced the CLTS innovation…See More
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Potable Water:, how accessible is it in Northern Region?

By Albert Oppong-AnsahWater may a cheap and easily accessible commodity to some communities the world, but the story is different, regarding the people of Hahagu, Jerigu, Cheko and Dalembila in the Northern Region.Indeed, people, especially women and children in most rural parts of the region, struggle daily to get…See More
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Eradicating poverty through sustainable integrated rice/fish farming

By Albert Oppong-AnsahNorthern Ghana-Mr Yamale Sayibu, 52, the head of a family of 12 children and three wives was born and bred at Golinga a community in the Tolon/Kumbungu District of the Northern Region. Although an illiterate Sayibu, he had enrolled all his children in school through proceeds of his farm, which has…See More
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Eradicating poverty through sustainable integrated rice/fish farming

By Albert Oppong-AnsahMr Yamale Sayibu, 52, the head of a family of 12 children and three wives was born and bred at Golinga a community in the Tolon/Kumbungu District of the Northern Region. Although an illiterate Sayibu, he had enrolled all his children in school through proceeds of his farm, which has technically knockout…See More
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Young people in Northern Ghana have first sex out of curiosity

By Albert Oppong AnsahMost young people in the Northern region of Ghana have their first sexual experience either out of curiosity or pressure from partners and peers, a survey conducted in six districts of the region has revealed.The survey conducted among young people aged 13 to 25 years in the Tamale Metropolis, Central Gonja, Karaga, Saboba, West Mamprusi and Savelugu/Nanton districts, also showed that these young people had sex with those from the circles of the family and friends.It was…See More
Feb 14, 2012
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We owe our existence to the environment

A feature by Albert Oppong-Ansah Every facet of our environment has changed drastically over a short period.Last year the Northern Regional capital, Tamale recorded a temperature as high as 44 degree Celsius which was described by Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA) as quiet strange.Trees are being fell indiscriminately without replacement, people are scrambling for land to put up residential accommodation due to increase in population while others are indulging in sand weaning.  The fleet of…See More
Jan 29, 2012
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Climate Change ‘fights’ rice farmers in Northern Ghana “Rice production in to reduce by 36 per cent, farmers abandoned their fields due to lack of rains”

 A Ghana News Agency Feature by Albert Oppong-Ansah       Tamale, Dec. 30, GNA - Thousands of people in the southern part of Ghana wailed when they lost properties worth several millions of Ghana Cedis and 14 human lives following a seven hour torrential rainfall in October this year.      The devastating flood cut-off electricity and telecommunication supply in many areas and forced the closure of schools and shops in the Accra and Tema metropolitan areas.      When stakeholder met in Accra to…See More
Dec 31, 2011
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Population increase affects environment in Ghana

THE SOCIO-CULTURAL DYNAMICS OF THE NORTHERN POPULATION MADE THE LOCAL WOMAN OVERBURDENED IN SOCIETYSPECIAL REPORT BY XINHUA CORRESPONDENT ALBERT OPPONG-ANSAH TAMALE, Ghana (Xinhua) -- The story of Baba Musah, a father of 14 children in Wapuli, a community in Saboba district in the Northern Region of the West Africa nation, tells the frustrations and hardships parents go through as a result of uncontrolled birth.In an interview with Xinhua, the 56-year-old man, who was not educated, describes…See More
Dec 15, 2011

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What future for young girls in Northern Ghana?

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By Albert Oppong-Ansah

http://nanayaw1.wordpress.com/2012/12/05/what-future-for-young-girls-in-northern-ghana/

It may sound simplistic and over-generalised, but current trends in the Northern Region show that it does not take much in money terms for a young man to persuade a young girl to have an affair with him. The deal is sealed with a pack of fried rice and few ‘con…

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Ghana’s Delegation to participate in High Level Segment of COP 11 of CBD

Posted on October 16, 2012 at 18:43 0 Comments

From: Albert Oppong-Ansah, GNA Special Correspondent, Hyderabad, India (Courtesy, Convention on Biological Diversity Secretariat, Global Environmental Facility and Internews).

Hyderabad (India), Oct. 16, GNA – Ms Sherry Ayettey, Minister of Environment Science and Technology is expected to join other ministerial delegations of other countries at High Level Segment (HLS) of the 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), known as COP…

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African states urged to incorporate green mechanisms to infrastructural developmentt

Posted on October 16, 2012 at 5:17 0 Comments

From Albert Oppong-Ansah, a GNA Special Correspondent, Hyderabad, India (Courtesy, Convention on Biodiversity Secretariat, Global Environmental Facility and Internews).    

Hyderabad (India), Oct. 15, GNA - Mr Bakary Kante, Director, Division of Environmental Law and Conventions (DELC) charged to with carrying out the functions of United Nations Environmental Programme, has urged African countries to incorporate green environmental mechanisms to infrastructural…

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Convention on Bioogical Diversity opens in Inidia

Posted on October 16, 2012 at 5:11 0 Comments

Hyderabad (India) Oct. 13, GNA-  Representatives from more than 170 countries including Ghana are meeting in Hyderabad, India, to deliberate on the way forward to protect the planet’s biodiversity.

 

The 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), known as COP 11, follows the historic outcome of the 2010 Nagoya biodiversity summit.

 

In Nagoya, governments adopted a new Strategic Plan for Biodiversity, and two new…

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The Protection of Children Is not Only a Parental, but Social and Governmental Responsibility

I was happy to see that Google is reminding us of Universal Children's Day as one can see here below from the famous Google Doodle. Yet, one has to focus on the UN Resolution 836 (IX) and which are the fundamental values of that resolution which has to be observed not only by parents, teachers, governments but by entire societies. Therefore, also children that are stateless or living in war areas, have those rights and are entitled to protection of the locals and the international community. …See More
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