The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) begins across the country today, with 346,098 candidates from 987 public and private senior high schools writing the examination in various subjects.
In his inaugural address as the 35th President of the United States of America on Friday, January 20, 1961, John F. Kennedy made this profound statement: “Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.”
Since Ghana went to the Bretton Woods institutions – the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank—for succour in the early 1970s during the Busia era, and in the 1980s, during the PNDC’s Economic Recovery Programme (ERP), the country has continued its romance with the two institutions, albeit not without challenges as pertains in every relationship.
Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is a disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis which attacks the lungs mostly but also other parts of the body and is said to be one of the world’s top infectious diseases, as it claims 4,500 lives each day.
Since the discovery of oil and gas in commercial quantities in Ghana, government has, over time, been working feverishly to ensure that the country fully benefits from the blessings of what has been described as ‘black gold’.