Rebecca Foundation will embrace more girls – First Lady

The Rebecca Foundation has announced the expansion of its social intervention programmes to enhance girls’ education and gender equality. Executive Director of the foundation and First Lady of Ghana, Mrs. Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo said initiatives like ‘Learning to read, Reading to learn’, ‘Because I Want to Be’ and ‘Terema’ have had a positive impact […]

Election 2020: Organise a debate between Rebecca Akufo-Addo and Lordina Mahama-Social Commentator

Kwasi Osei Ofori-Attah, a social commentator is pushing for a debate between Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, wife of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-ddo and Mrs. Lordina Mahama, wife of former president and opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama, ahead of the 2020 elections. BestNewsGH.com reports him as saying  it is imperative to organize […]

Use Festivals as launch pads for dev’t-First Lady as she is enstooled as development Queen of Ada

The Chiefs and Elders of the Ada Traditional Council crowned First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Mrs Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo as their Development Queen, with the stool title, “Naana Ode Ope Eoo I” when she joined them to celebrate this year’s annual Asafotufiami festival. The honour was bestowed the First Lady in […]

Big relief for health institutions as first lady makes donations

Heads and representatives of a number of health institutions, constituencies and Municipal Assemblies yesterday left the Office of the First Lady of the Republic, H.E. Mrs. Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo with delight and relief after being presented with assorted hospital equipment for their various facilities. The donations follows requests made by these institutions to the […]

First lady urges closer trade and cultural relations between Ghanaian and Chinese artists through belt road initiative

The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called on Ghanaian and Chinese artists to forge trade and cultural exchanges through the belt road initiative. This was at the opening of the 2019 Art Exhibition of Silk Road Language of Art in Accra. “In a globalized world, each country should treasure its cultural inheritance, as well […]

Countries to scale up fight against malnutrition as first lady expresses fear of negative impact on Economy

 The Ministry of Planning has called for an inter-ministerial meeting to accelerate progress to tackle malnutrition in Ghana. The high-level meeting was to provide opportunity for the different ministries to better understand their roles and contributions to improving the nutrition status of all citizenry throughout their cycle and contribution to sustainable development. It was also […]

13,802 pregnant women contract HIV in 2018, First Lady launches campaign to fight mother-to-child transmission

Statistics from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) indicate that 13,802 pregnant women contracted Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in 2018. This represents 1.6% of the 864,266 pregnant women who were tested for the disease. 48% HIV-exposed infants screened As at September 2018, Ghana had screened 48% of all HIV-exposed infants (HEI), with 5% being HIV positive. […]