The seemingly chaotic situation that was seen last Monday at the Solution Centre at the Black Star Square in Accra, during this year’s Computerised School Selection Placement System (CSSPS) exercise seems to have died down, even though there may still be some pockets of challenges with it.
Last Monday, the country received with shock the news that DNA tests conducted on the skeletal remains of four persons retrieved from two places in Sekondi-Takoradi in the Western Region last August have confirmed that the remains were those of the four girls who went missing in different places in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis in 2018.
In 2005, the Ghana Education Service (GES) introduced the Computerised Schools Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) to place qualified Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates in senior high schools (SHSs) and technical and vocational institutions (TVIs).
Insurance is a useful intervention capable of securing people against unforeseen risks. As a social device, it allows the individual to contractually transfer the potential financial consequences of a loss exposure to an insurer.
Since Ghana returned to democracy in 1992, the Electoral Commission (EC) and other stakeholders have all played pivotal roles to strengthen our democracy. Through elections and discussions on the best way forward, they have helped to make the country the beacon of democracy not only in Africa but the whole world.
Corruption is one of the most destructive impediments to economic and social development. It takes away resources from the common pool and deprives a large population from partaking in the share of the national cake.
Death is inevitable, and Shakespeare put it succinctly when he said it would come when it would come. Last Friday, the world received the news of the death of Mr Robert Gabriel Mugabe, ex-President of Zimbabwe, who was receiving treatment at the Gleneagles Hospital, a private health facility in Singapore, for an undisclosed illness.
The plight of mentally ill persons in our society has been unacceptable and become an issue of greater concern. Some mentally ill persons are often neglected, when all they need sometimes is psychiatric attention and some rehabilitation to get them back on track.