Over 13,000 women in Ghana can’t control urinating or defecation [Infographic]


A study by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Ghana and the Ghana Health Service, has revealed that 1,352 new cases of fistula are recorded annually in the country. An obstetric fistula is a hole between the vagina and rectum or bladder that is caused by prolonged obstructed labour, thereby leaving a woman with no control over urination or defecation or both. The infographic ...

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Avram Grant 1 year as Black Stars Coach [Infographic]


Brought in to steady the ship after Ghana’s disastrous campaign at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Israeli Manager Avram Grant has already been in charge of the Black Stars for a year. Below is an infographic of what he has to show: – By: Benjamin Nketsia/  

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Breakdown of money Waterville requested from gov’t in 2009 [Infographic]

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Waterville Holdings Limited in 2009 dragged the government of Ghana to court for what it claimed was an outstanding amount of money owed it. The suit was filed after the company abrogated its contract with the State as far as August 2006. According to the Sole Commissioner’s latest report on Judgement Debts, the company in its suit demanded a total ...

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92% of sexual assault victims don’t report to the police [Infograph]

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Currently, about half of the 60 million forcibly displaced people are women. According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), many who flee war and violence are often exploited by unscrupulous smugglers, and frequently suffer gender discrimination and xenophobia in host societies. Those who are too young, too old or too frail to make the risky journey, are left behind even ...

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How the regions voted ‘yes’ or ‘no’ for Mahama [Infographic]

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A little over one million members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) went to the polls over the weekend and affirmed the candidature of President John Dramani Mahama to lead the party in the 2016 election. Out of the 1,260,954 total valid votes cast, 1,199,118 voted “Yes” for the president while 61,836 voted “No.” Below is an infographic of how the 10 regions ...

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Big names fall in NDC primaries [Infographic]


More than a dozen new faces in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have displaced some ‘big wigs’ in the party’s parliamentary and presidential primaries on Saturday. 26 year old Joycelyn Tetteh toppled George Loh in the North Dayi constituency of the Volta Region who only in his first term in Parliament. More details in the infographic below.     By: Nana ...

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#NDCDecides: 728 aspirants cleared for primaries [Infographic]

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728 aspirants will contest in the National Democratic Congress’ [NDC] parliamentary primaries nationwide on Saturday, November 21. The Northern Region has the highest number of aspirants, 106, followed by the Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions with 100 and 93 respectively. Upper West Region has the least number of aspirants, 33. See infographic below for more:   By: Godwin A. Allotey/ ...

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#NDCDecides: 10 things to know about Saturday’s primaries

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About two million members of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) will on Saturday, November 21, 2015, go to the polls to elect their preferred candidate to represent them in the 2016 parliamentary elections. They will be voting in 8,234 voting centres across the country. The infographic below shows 10 key things about Saturday’s elections.   – By: Nana Boakye-Yiadom ...

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2016 Budget: Highlights of govt’s achievements in 2015 [Infographic]


The Finance Minister, Seth Terkper presented Ghana’s 2016 budget to parliament on Friday. The minister in his budget statement, touted government’s achievements in 2015. But what are the major strides government made in the areas of health, road infrastructure, education among others? The inforgraphic below explores further. By: Raymond Acquah/

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Most Ghanaians still giving birth to 4 children [Infographic]


According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), fertility and future projected population growth are much higher in sub-Saharan Africa than in any other region of the world, and the decline in birth rates, which was already modest, has slowed even further over the past decade. The infographic below explains how the fertility situation in Ghana is no different from ...

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