It is good news that the COVID-19 vaccine has arrived. Thankfully, delivery was made possible after a consignment of doses was cleared by the Indian government and drug manufacturers for COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility (COVAX) member countries.
The announcement by the Ghana Education Service (GES) that this year’s school placement will be out tomorrow, Sunday, February 21, 2021, is surely good news to parents, the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates and other stakeholders.
Last Friday, 14 people were elected to represent 14 regions on the Council of State. Two regions — Bono East and Western — could not conclude the election of their representatives. There is an injunction on the Bono election, while the election in the Western Region ended up a tie, with the run-off taking place yesterday.
Accidents are becoming quite rampant on our roads. On Wednesday, February 3, 2021, the nation woke to the sad news of a fatal accident that claimed the lives of 19 people at Mile 40 (Sarekyekura), near Fulfulso on the Buipe-Tamale highway in the Savannah Region.
As the global economy slides into recession as a result of COVID-19, and uncertainty about its future is rising, it becomes obvious that these trends weigh heavily on countries that depend on the production and export of a small range of products, or that sell products in only a few overseas markets.
As is the case elsewhere, disability in Ghana is often explained and understood through the individual model of disability. In addition, traditional and religious beliefs and deleterious stereotypes often characterise interpretations of disability.
Prior to the December 7, 2020 polls, the National Election Security Task Force assured the nation of the preparedness of the security agencies to police the polls in a professional and ethical manner. The police had also assured the nation that they would deal with any acts of violence or troublemakers even after the elections.
IN 1991, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) instituted World Diabetes Day (WDD), in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes.
The provision of accommodation has been a challenge for most governments all over the world and Ghana is no exception. The increasing demand for houses and accommodation has left many middle-class workers struggling to get their feet on the property ladder.
Ghana has continued to engage fruitfully with the United Nations (UN), and last week, at the launch of its 75th anniversary, the resident UN Coordinator, Mr Charles Abani, commended the country for its significant efforts at global peace and excellently promoting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).