It is not for nothing that the country enacted the Persons with Disability (PWD) Act, 2006 (Act 715), for it had been realised that our less-privileged brothers and sisters had been neglected and not well-catered for by society.
Ghana has always been a destination for Africans, particularly for those in the Diaspora. This has largely remained so, especially for those who trace their ancestry to slaves who were taken from Africa to the Americas during the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.
Indiscipline in the country has become a major canker that is fast eating away the moral fibre of society. In all facets of life, acts of indiscipline have reared their ugly heads, leaving the authorities with very little to do to bring the situation under control.
Any nation that downplays safety and security issues eventually lowers its guard on growth and development. This is because safety and security are always at the forefront of the national development agenda.
The nation-wide strike announced by the teacher unions and the response of the Ghana Education Service (GES) seem to have set the two important stakeholders in pre-tertiary education on a collision course.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s recent three-day tour of the Greater Accra Region saw him inspect progress of work on the Afienya-Ashaiman rail line which is intended to improve transportation between the two sprawling areas of Tema and Ashaiman.