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Tag: Religious Leaders

NGOs to engage religious leaders to reduce unemployment
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NGOs to engage religious leaders to reduce unemployment

The Network of Associations of Registered Non-governmental organisations (NARNGO), said it will engage religious leaders and interest groups to help create business ventures to reduce unemployment in the country. The Association said religious bodies constituted key institutions that could help realise the developmental aspirations of government. Dr Kofi Lucas, Chairman of the Strategic Consortium, an NGO, at a workshop in Accra, said there was the need to aggressively promote closer partnership in practical terms between government and the corporate church to complement the work of government. The discussion was on the topic: “Venturing into Agriculture and Industries, creating massive jobs for our teeming jobless youth in the church as well as wealth for the investors and f...
COVID-19: Religious leaders have bigger roles to influence behaviour- Dr. Aboagye
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COVID-19: Religious leaders have bigger roles to influence behaviour- Dr. Aboagye

Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has charged religious leaders and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to take active part in the fight against the coronavirus. “In Ghana, people listen more to what the church, mosque and civil society say so I believe you have a bigger mandate in changing behaviour than even the government,” he told a stakeholders’ meeting on COVID-19 in Kumasi. The meeting formed part of the region’s risk communication strategies to sensitize the public on the dangers of the coronavirus and the need to observe the safety protocols. It was attended by representatives from the Christian Council, civil society, police, Information Service Department, National Commission for Civic Education, Regional Coordinating Coun...
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