World Population Day was marked last Sunday. This is an annual global event instituted by the United Nations and marked on every July 11 to focus global attention on the urgency and importance of population issues to global, national and human development.
Since 2018, the government has been working on a plastic waste programme that aims to clean up the environment, create jobs in the plastic value chain, make resources available to manage plastic usage and ensure no one is left behind.
As the Economic Management Team engages officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over a possible Balance of Payment (BoP) support programme, Ghanaians are highly optimistic that something positive will be the outcome.
The loss of morality in social and public life cannot be lost on us as a nation. It is for this reason that we deem the pronouncement by the Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Eric Kwabena Nyamekye, that it is righteous behaviour that can transform the nation as pertinent.
In democratic dispensations, groups or individuals who desire to demonstrate to register their concerns over issues or things they think are not right have the right to do so, but such demonstrations must be executed within the confines of the law.
As this year's Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) draw near, one thing the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) dreads is examination malpractice.
In the last two months, the government, through the Cabinet and Parliament, has approved the National Quality Policy (NQP) and passed the new Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) Bill, which is awaiting presidential assent to become operational.
Last Monday, June 20, the global community marked World Refugees Day (WRD), just as it has done every year since 2001, to raise awareness of the unique health needs of refugees and people on the move and the challenges they may face in accessing health care during their journeys and in their host countries.
We find ourselves in a quagmire when it comes to the use of plastics. This is because although plastics serve very useful purposes, managing the waste that comes from their use has become a huge challenge for the country.