The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) is 70 years. Seventy years in the life of a person or an institution is no mean achievement as the period is characterised by many trials and tribulations, failures and of course successes.
Since 2017, the government has resolved to pursue “bold and transformative” measures to address challenges that have hindered the progress of the educational sector over the years, with the conviction that those difficult decisions are critical to making access to education equitable and improve quality across the board.
On the front page of the Friday, August 9 edition of the Daily Graphic, there was a story on the gradual sprawling of a furniture market on a segment of the shoulders of the Graphic Road close to the Liberty Avenue.
The festival of sacrifice took place across the country yesterday and today the whole nation is in a joyful mood as the day has been declared a public holiday for all Ghanaians to join in the religious celebrations.
Reliable, efficient, affordable and sustainable energy supply is key to driving the industrialisation of any country. It is a common fact that without energy, the growth of an economy will stagnate. It is for this and other reasons that governments, past and present, have focused their attention on efforts to revamp the country’s energy sector in a manner that will guarantee reliable supply of energy to support economic activities.
Security is a critical condition for sustainable development. Indeed, one of the most important roles of government is the protection of citizens from security threats, both from within and outside the borders of the country.
Decentralisation has been practised for many years in Ghana. But a more decisive step to involve the people in decision-making at the local level was taken in 1988 when the then government initiated a policy to create a framework for the effective participation of the people and efficient devolution of human and financial resources at the district level.
Since 1992, PANAFEST has been held in Ghana every two years for Africans and people of African descent, with the aim of promoting and enhancing unity, encouraging and strengthening the bonds of solidarity among all indigenous and Diasporan ethnic groups of African descent, as well as developing the continent of Africa itself.
Cuba has long been renowned for its medical diplomacy - thousands of its doctor’s work in healthcare missions around the world, including Ghana, bolstering healthcare provision in poor and rural communities.