Today is World Environment Day (WED). The United Nations General Assembly, on December 15, 1972, designated June 5, every year as WED to highlight the fact that the protection and health of the environment is a major issue which affects the well-being of people and economic development throughout the world.
Yesterday was World Bicycle Day. The day was instituted by the United Nations in New York on June 3, 2018 to recognise the uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle, which has been in use for two centuries, and to draw attention to the fact that it is a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transport.
The Architectural and Engineering Services Limited (AESL) is credited with many public sector projects, including the construction of a 60-bed maternity block for the La General Hospital in the Greater Accra Region, the rehabilitation of the Essipon and the Baba Yara sports stadia and the construction of administration blocks and staff bungalows for many district assemblies.
The Electoral Commission (EC) will conduct a two-day pilot registration exercise at all its regional offices today and tomorrow to test the Biometric Verification Registration (BVR) kits, assess the protocols put in place, among other things.
Yesterday, we carried a front page report of the arrest by the Manhyia Divisional Police Command of a 26-year-old national service person for physically assaulting his three-year-old son for damaging his (suspect’s) mobile phone and also wetting his bed.
Mothers are always considered the beginning of everything. They play critical roles in the family by not only ensuring the provision of the needs of the home but by also helping to nurture particularly children.
In his last address to the nation on the spread of COVID-19 in the country, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo pledged the resolve of his government to build an additional 88 district hospitals within a year in the quest to augment the number of health facilities in the country.
Since the first reported cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ghana, the ingenuity and capability of the Ghanaian have been brought to the fore through major scientific breakthroughs and inventions.
The industriousness of the Ghanaian has been tested during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many Ghanaians have come up with innovations following the call by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for Ghanaians to rise to the occasion.