GES Serves ₵1.50p Worth Of Bread & Ice Cream As Snacks For Teachers At Workshop

A upset Facebook user considered to be a teacher has exposed the evident ‘stinginess’ of the Ghana Education and learning Assistance and how they (lecturers) ended up humiliated at a new workshop.

According to her, they were being served with only bread and ice cream value a ₵1.50p.

She wrote: “In actuality, am soo unhappy currently. Am at a workshop organized by govt via GES and this is what is served to instructors and listened to academics as treats.

A 7 days extensive workshop commencing from 8am to 5:30pm each and every working day. Ooo when are we going to be highly regarded.”


UNIDO holds workshop on cluster dev’t for industrial & trade experts

UNIDO holds workshop on cluster dev't for industrial & trade experts

UNIDO holds workshop on cluster dev't for industrial & trade experts

UNIDO holds workshop on cluster dev't for industrial & trade experts

The United Nations Industrial Progress Firm (UNIDO) with funding from the European Union (EU) has trained 20 cluster progress experts from suitable establishments responsible for trade industrialization, export, agribusiness, high-quality infrastructure, trade associations and requirements on cluster improvement in Accra.

The four-day teaching on UNIDO’s cluster advancement methodology is aligned to the Sustainable Enhancement Plans (SDGs) 5, 8 and 9.

It is part of the actions of the West Africa Competitiveness Programme (WACOMP) executed by UNIDO in partnership with the Govt of Ghana by means of the Ministry of Trade and Market (MOTI) to acquire the specialized potential and functionality of prospective Cluster Improvement Brokers (CDAs) in Ghana.

The CDAs immediately after this teaching are far better outfitted to help bolster and facilitate intra-cluster exchanges and collective efficiencies for Cassava, Fruits (Mango and Pineapple), Cosmetics and Personal-Care items price chains.

Ms Ebe Muschialli, UNIDO’s Programme Advisor and cluster advancement coach, mentioned UNIDO has formulated a modular tactic to guidebook the formulation and implementation of cluster development initiatives.

“Each UNIDO module signifies a significant section in the cluster improvement system which have developed effective undertaking results and most effective activities in international locations implementing the UNIDO cluster,” she said.

Mr Vedat Kunt, a senior worldwide cluster expert and a co-trainer, revealed that Governments around the globe regard clusters as likely motorists of company advancement, innovation and competitiveness.

“Clusters are viewed as to be an successful policy instrument for entrepreneurship and financial progress,” Mr Kunt reported.

“By engaging in joint actions, cluster firms can obtain results that are out of attain for particular person enterprises,” he additional.

Clusters and cluster initiatives have in the previous 20 yrs develop into a key element in making use of the strengths of nationwide and regional competitiveness tactics.

WACOMP-Ghana part via the opportunity CDAs will lead to enhancing innovation, growth and competitiveness of SMEs in the cassava, fruits (pineapple and mangoes) and cosmetics sector to create their competitiveness for exports.


Workshop against ‘Sakawa’ among the youth held in Yendi

By Abebe Dawuni, GNA

Yendi (NR) Aug. 5, GNA – A A few-day design and style
workshop organised to dissuade cybercrime normally regarded as sakawa has been
structured in Yendi in the Northern Area.

It was arranged by Rural H2o and
Advancement Programme (RWDP) Ghana, Church Of Christ and 7AS Faculty, of
Sciences and Technological know-how (COSTECH) and arranged by discovered sakawa customers,
Assembly members, representatives of Ya-Na Mahama Abukari  II, Mion lana Mahamudu Abdulai, Yo-Na
Andani  Yakubu Abdulai.

Other attendants were Youth Groups, Gals
Groups, Impression leaders, Spiritual leaders and Sub-chiefs.                                                                    

In an deal with Mr. Nathaniel Adams Junior,
the Chief Government Officer of Rural Water and Advancement Programme of Church
of Christ explained the design and style workshop was aimed at participating the local community to unite
with Youth in Yendi Municipality to present assistance, guidance and protection.

The workshop, he mentioned would also assist to
cut down Sakawa for existing Youth and stop it for long run generations

He said by way of their exploration, it was
recognized that most of the youth associated in Sakawa was owing to deficiency of parental
treatment, poverty, social challenges relating to youth troubles, drug habit, lack
of competencies amongst other individuals.

Mr Adams Junior mentioned the structure workshop
managed to get the Sakawa boys as contributors who have been capable to share their
exploits for dialogue.

He announced that a “Sakawa Endeavor Force” designed
up chiefs, sub-chiefs, Feeling leaders, other stakeholders, Assembly members,
Sakawa associates, Associates of Ya-Na, Mion lana, Yo-Na ladies Teams, Youth
Groups such as other individuals was formed.

Their activity, he stated was to fulfill regular monthly with
the Sakawa users to look for aid from NGOS for them to go into educational facilities to
sensitise the Youth on the potential risks of Sakawa.

He stated the Task Pressure would also hand around
all their findings about how to reduce sakawa to the organizers.       

Alhaji Hammed Yussif Abukari, the Yendi
Municipal main Govt counseled the organizers for these kinds of an significant
workshop to reduce sakawa in the space.

He claimed sakawa had been a concern all about
the state since of its detrimental outcomes on the youth and was grateful for
such structure workshop held in Yendi.

He appealed to mom and dad to play to enhance
the initiatives of authorities by actively playing their roles responsibly.

Madam Amy Cox Professor of Layout Harding
University Searly, Arkansas United states of america, who facilitated the workshop reported similar
workshops were organised in better treatment of aged, assist the Church of Christ,
arrive at local community all in Haiti.

She mentioned Arkansas is a non-gain
group was performing with Youth to increase on their foreseeable future.

She stated they arrived with six college students from
the College to organise the style workshop in Yendi.

Madam Cox reported she arrived from the College
with Degnan Lawerence, Joanna Roberts, Mikela Malec, Hannah Porter, Timothy
Section minimal and Alexis Haney all learners of the University Searly United states for them to
share their encounters in education to the youth in the Municipality.

All the members been given Certificates
of participation as Landmark on Sakawa-


GOA completes physical activity workshop for students and teachers


Ghana Olympians Association workshop

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Simon Asare, GNA

Accra, Aug.3, GNA – Ghana Olympians
Affiliation (GOA) has arranged an athletics workshop for teachers and pupils
at St. Nicholas School in Tema.

The workshop targeted on enhancing the
fundamental motion abilities that translate throughout diverse sports disciplines.

The St. Nicholas Faculty found in Manhean
place in Tema, was chosen in see of school’s desire to not only educate the
small children, but also give them wide ranging prospects in athletics, tunes and
international languages.

The workshop was made available as part of GOA’s
university and youth outreach software to inspire future generations of Ghanaian

The main target was to help academics and
students learn innovative methods to improve mastery of essential sports activities linked
motion abilities while advertising core values of Olympism i.e., Excellence,
Regard and Friendship.

St. Nicholas and GOA fashioned the multi-calendar year
partnership to assure sustainability and advancement of what was realized by means of the
workshop as very well as the continued obtain to the specialized and functional
understanding of GOA users.

The GOA is a voluntary affiliation of former
Ghanaian Olympians, a member of the African Olympians Affiliation (AOA) and the
Planet Olympians Association (WOA).


Capacity building workshop held for Social Auditing Clubs

By Eric Appah Marfo/ Priscilla Oye Ofori,

Accra, July 27, GNA – Ghana Integrity
Initiative (GII), the area chapter of Transparency Global (TI), a
non-financial gain civil empowerment organization, has organised a capability creating
workshop for Social Auditing Golf equipment (SACs) to increase their capacity to combat

The workshop was carried out for 9
Anti-Corruption Champions from various districts particularly Yilo Krobo, Akatsi
North, Akatsi South District, Central Tongo (Adidome), New Juaben, Akuapem
North and Kpando.

The training was centred on the Global
Corruption Barometer (GCB) which is the most specific study of citizen sights
on corruption and experiences with bribery in Africa and the survey was
done in collaboration with AfroBarometer.

Madam Mary Awelana Addah, Programmes Supervisor
for GII, explained that even while the GCB has currently been launched, it is
necessary that citizen groups and Anti-Corruption Champions understand what it
entails to permit them correctly engage communities and district assemblies.

Mr Jacob Ahuno, Programmes Officer for GII,
said the survey was done in 35 African international locations and in excess of 47,000 people today
above 18 yrs participated.

He mentioned it was executed in between September
2016 and September 2018 and the mode of facts collection employed was the face to
deal with interaction.

Mr Ahuno said the survey revealed that 32
for every cent of males and 25 for each cent of women on the continent compensated bribes and this
has an influence on the economic point out of a pair and helps prevent them from acquiring
sufficient to support family members lifestyle.

The survey exposed that in Ghana, 33 for each
cent of citizens are of the see that corruption has enhanced in the former
12 months 33 for each cent of general public service end users compensated a bribe in the earlier 12
months and 60 per cent held on to the check out that citizens could make a
variation in the battle against corruption.

It reported there is an increase in corruption
stages with 2015 recording 76 for each cent as as opposed to 33 for every cent in 2019 while
the diminished share stood at 8 for each cent in 2015 as as opposed to 36 per cent
in 2019. 

The study stated 25 for each cent of Ghanaians as
at 2015, ended up of the look at that governing administration was accomplishing a excellent job at combating
corruption even though 60 for each cent in 2019, agreed that federal government was carrying out properly
with the battle versus corruption.

In 2015 and 2019, the study claimed, 71 for each
cent and 30 for each cent of Ghanaians respectively were being of the view that
govt was carrying out a terrible task in the combat against corruption.

The survey urged governments in Africa to
ratify, carry out and report on the African Union Convention to Stop and
Overcome Corruption.

Far more so, it reported, there is the require to
look into, prosecute and sanction all reported circumstances of corruption acquire
bare minimum requirements and rules for moral procurement.

The survey urged African governments to
undertake open contracting practices, which make details clearer and less difficult to
analyse acquire citizen problems and improve whistle-blower protections
and allow media and civil society to hold governments accountable.

Mr Michael Boadi, Fundraising Supervisor for
GII, said for contributors to be equipped to use the GCB to properly interact
stakeholders, they would will need to determine distinct corruption associated difficulties
and create a broad goal to match the trouble.

He said they would want to discover the
concentrate on viewers and their conduct, do an viewers assessment and develop
messages and select channels through which they could achieve the target

GII includes of about 30 citizen groups and
17 anti-corruption champions with not fewer than 13 members in every single citizen

They function with more than 300 persons in a lot more
than 50 districts who are capacitated to tackle corruption associated troubles
by means of quite a few languages in numerous communities.


Applications open for 2019 Kwame Nkrumah Writers’ Workshop

The Accra International E book Pageant (AIBF) is inviting apps for the 2019 Kwame Nkrumah Inventive Crafting Workshop.

The experience-to-confront writing training course will be held from Oct 24 to 25 at the College of Ghana, Legon, for 15 chosen writers.

The applications deadline for the Kwame Nkrumah Imaginative Producing Workshop is on Saturday, August 31, 2019.

Fascinated people have required to electronic mail their software letters accompanied by their resume and sample publish up to, not later than the day specified.

Kwame Nkrumah creative writing

The Workshop Committee will display the a variety of applications and select only 15 profitable candidates for the fellowship.

The free training course will be taught by acclaimed novelists and literary brokers in the publishing business.

It is anticipated to convey all the substances of the ideal inventive crafting teaching to individuals who want to analyze or get section in the fellowship.

The workshop-primarily based programme embraces several genres by offering nicely-structured help for new resourceful writers seeking to make improvements to their writing abilities.

It is open to people who are intrigued in writing thrillers, satire, memoir, Y/A (young adult), poetry, imaginative non-fiction, literary fiction or children’s literature.