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).
The Daily Graphic, the flagship in the stable of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL), turned 70 years last Friday, and as part of the year-long activities marking the major milestone, the group organised a float through selected principal streets of the national capital.
Since the Electoral Commission (EC) announced GHc100,000 as the filing fee for presidential aspirants and GHc10,000 for parliamentary aspirants in the upcoming elections, there have been mixed views on the political landscape.
Ghana’s 1992 Constitution contains many provisions aimed at facilitating democratic elections, and the implementation of those provisions has contributed in no small measure to the country’s achievements in the democratic space thus far.
The 1980s and 90s saw a growing global concern for the rights and welfare of children, culminating in the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the General Assembly of the United Nations on November 20, 1989.