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.
Today[June 14], Ghana is joining the global community to commemorate World Blood Donor Day. The theme for this year’s commemoration is: “Donating blood is an act of solidarity — Join the effort and save lives”.
The world commemorated International Day Against Child Labour yesterday[June 12]. The commemoration was to highlight the plight of children trapped in the menace globally. June 12, each year is globally celebrated as such, the significance of which is to pay attention to the problem of child labour and find ways to eradicate it.
Parliament plays an important role in the life of a nation. It performs important functions, such as: making new laws, changing existing laws and repealing laws which are no longer needed; representing and articulating the views and wishes of the citizenry in decision-making processes, and overseeing the activities of the Executive, so that the government is accountable to the people.
The Russia-Ukraine war has exposed Africa’s dependence on imports and sent food prices soaring. This situation is quite challenging for the 283 million people who must deal with the emerging challenge.