Mrs Bawumia commends private initiatives to award hardwork

Accra, Dec 2, GNA –
Mrs. Samira , wife of the Vice President has applauded non-public
to recognise the hard operate and commitment of wellbeing and social welfare workers
in many components of the country.

According to her,
such initiatives apart complimenting state-sponsored recognitions also helped
to boost the morale of these kinds of workers most of whom labored in deprived
environments and below difficult conditions, to

stay fully commited to
the bring about of humanity.

Talking at the
2nd version of “Honouring Our Heroes” in Accra, the Wife of the Vice
President reported even nevertheless government was doing everything feasible to boost
healthcare shipping in many components of the nation, the complicated endeavor required
the lively involvement of

organisations and nicely-that means Ghanaians to 
offer you the needed assist.

The celebration, a choral
concert and awards ceremony was organised by The Royal Philharmonic
Choir-Ghana, and was aimed at increasing resources to assistance charity functions and reward
humanitarian gestures.

This year’s celebration
raised cash in guidance of the Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Tasks
(SEHP) launched by Mrs. Samira and currently engaged in a Safe Shipping and delivery
Initiative intended to cut down neonatal and maternal

mortality throughout the
region via the provision of start kits to expectant moms in deprived

The Choir awarded
Mrs. Bawumia for her exceptional humanitarian companies.

4 other
persons, all wellbeing staff were awarded for their assistance to people in
rural Ghana.

They involved the
District Director of Well being Companies, Madam Rita Wurapa who assisted a woman in
labour she encountered when on her monitoring rounds in Dambai and Nkwanta to
supply safely and securely.

The relaxation were  Senior Nursing Officer Mrs Rose Ayibor Dodeah
and Nursing sister Madam Sophia Safia Sulemana who helped a woman in labour to
provide, while travelling on a commercial bus, and Community Overall health Officer in the
Gonja Municipal Directorate, Mr. Alhassan Musah.

The programme was
attended by dignitaries including the U.S Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie
Sullivan Omanhene of Asokore Traditional Place in the Ashanti Region, Nana Dr.
S.KB Asante and the Minister of Point out at the

Office environment of the Senior
Minister, Mrs. Catherine Afeku.

The Govt
Director of The Royal Philharmonic Choir – Ghana, Mr. Richard Sam-Asante
congratulated recipients of this year’s awards and reported the yearly party was
supposed to inspire gurus to give off their ideal in their endeavors.

“Like Christ teaches
us, these who affect on other people, specially the wanted are the heroes and we
take into consideration them as these kinds of, as a result this honour”, Mr. Sam-Asante reported.

The Royal
Philharmonic Choir – Ghana was founded in June 2014 at Kanda in Accra with
122 original associates, but at present has 49 users.


Mali should focus on national dialogue and reconciliation initiatives

Accra, Nov. 12, GNA
– Peace and stability professionals are urging Mali to remain focused on the on-heading
inclusive Inter-Malian Neighborhood and Countrywide and

The federal government
really on top of that, keep on with the security sector reform, disarmament,
demobilization, and reintegration approach.

A Assertion issued
by the ECOWAS Commission and designed accessible to the Ghana Information Agency mentioned these
suggestions have been element of the conclusions of the maiden version of the
“Inter Regional Economic Communities (REMs)-Regional Mechanisms (RMs) Peace and
Protection Forum: Plan Dialogue on Mali Experience” held in Accra.

The assembly was
organized by the ECOWAS Commission as part of an African continental agreement
to “initiate a platform for consultations among the RECs and RMs to formulate
and harmonize positions on peace and safety, and guarantee clear and
mutually-beneficial relations with the African Union.

It brought alongside one another
representatives from the African Union Fee and the African Standby
Forces, the United Nations Business for West Africa and the Sahel, African policy
think tanks from member states, impartial peace and stability specialists as very well
as civil society corporations.

The participants
referred to as for ECOWAS to re-assert its leadership in the coordination of endeavours to
restore peace and security in Mali in individual, and make sure effective
management for peace, stability and advancement of the ECOWAS room. 

They requested that the
regional physique supported the Malian authorities to strengthen the ability of
the nationwide military by means of coaching in counter-terrorism and uneven warfare.

There also essential to
be improvement and strengthening of intelligence accumulating and sharing in between
and amid the security companies of the Member States in the region.

Once more they
recommended the strengthening of early warning and efficient reaction
mechanisms in just the ECOWAS Fee and the Member States.

Added to that, they
reported was the need to make more robust constitutional convergence rules –
democratic governance, tranquil and credible elections, rule of law and human
legal rights.

The individuals
encouraged ECOWAS to work much more with related existing and credible nearby civil
culture businesses, regular establishments, faith-based corporations,
gals and youth groups, to mobilize their assistance for the battle against violent
extremism and inter-communal conflicts in the area through the implementation
of peace training programmes.

There should really be
strong interaction techniques to engage ECOWAS Community citizens and the
global community.


Aker and REV Ocean pledge $11m to Technology Initiatives for a Healthy Ocean

FPSO Dhirubhai-1 (File photo: Aker Floating Production)

The Aker Group, REV and The Source Team (TRG) today declared a joint of USD 11 million to 3 initiatives devoted to producing disruptive technological innovation options for a healthful and effective .

“Throughout its 180-calendar year record, the Aker group has been a driving force in the advancement of understanding-primarily based marketplace connected to ocean sources. All our industrial routines are portion of the ocean economic climate,” said Aker President and CEO Øyvind Eriksen.

“Today, our ocean is at threat and alterations are essential. I strongly think that answers for the ocean are produced additional robustly and swiftly if enterprises like Aker join forces with governments, NGOs and other stakeholders. A much healthier ocean is a shared curiosity,” he explained.

The USD 11 million pledge will go to a few initiatives, masking charges for the upcoming three a long time. The initiatives contain the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR) in Norway, which will acquire USD 6 million, the Ocean Knowledge System getting USD 3 million, and the Plastic REVolution which is becoming granted USD 2 million. The initiatives will lead in the direction of preserving and sustainably utilizing the ocean and maritime means via strong non-public sector engagement and motorists.

“We will generate disruptive technologies methods for Our Ocean, starting with accumulating and sharing information. The Ocean Data System, introduced yesterday, will acquire and liberate info, enabling methods and folks – for a single healthful ocean. Secondly, we will unite the correct folks. In the technologies centre for the Ocean, we invite public and private associates to develop collaborative solutions for the natural environment. And lastly, we translate concepts into motion, as a result of initiatives this kind of as the Plastic REVolution Basis, which was designed to produce commercially feasible and scalable alternatives to combat plastic air pollution,” claimed Nina Jensen, CEO of REV Ocean.

About the three initiatives:

The Affiliated Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Norway (C4IR Norway) is remaining produced by the Aker Group and TRG’s philanthropic initiatives. Concentrating on the ocean wellbeing and wealth, it will be the only center in the Planet Financial Forum’s C4IR Community that is dedicated to the setting. The Centre will cooperate with the company neighborhood, analysis institutions, and in near with the Governing administration of Norway, the Superior-Stage Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Overall economy and others to layout and pilot technological know-how options and innovative coverage frameworks. The center, which will be a non-income foundation, aims to choose a global management position in environmental innovation for the ocean leveraging on emerging 4IR technologies.

The Ocean Information Platform (ODP) is currently being formulated by the Ocean Details Foundation, a philanthropic initiative by Kjell Inge Røkke, in near cooperation with REV Ocean. The ODP aims to liberate ocean knowledge and join individuals, facts and technological know-how to drive an ocean sustainability movement. The system allows the entire ocean local community these as academia, small business and ocean plan /administration to collaborate and share knowledge for just one wholesome ocean by offering digital equipment and expert services with effortless access to info, immersive visualisation, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) resources.

The Plastic REVolution Foundation is a philanthropic entity started by Kjell Inge Røkke. It operates intently with REV Ocean. It is designed to establish commercially viable and scalable remedies to combat plastic air pollution. The Foundation’s initial task is a plastic-to-liquid chemical recycling plant in Accra, Ghana, coupled with plastic waste selection devices.

Source: Aker Energy