The Electoral Commission (EC) will conduct a two-day pilot registration exercise at all its regional offices today and tomorrow to test the Biometric Verification Registration (BVR) kits, assess the protocols put in place, among other things.
Yesterday, we carried a front page report of the arrest by the Manhyia Divisional Police Command of a 26-year-old national service person for physically assaulting his three-year-old son for damaging his (suspect’s) mobile phone and also wetting his bed.
Mothers are always considered the beginning of everything. They play critical roles in the family by not only ensuring the provision of the needs of the home but by also helping to nurture particularly children.
In his last address to the nation on the spread of COVID-19 in the country, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo pledged the resolve of his government to build an additional 88 district hospitals within a year in the quest to augment the number of health facilities in the country.
Since the first reported cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ghana, the ingenuity and capability of the Ghanaian have been brought to the fore through major scientific breakthroughs and inventions.
The industriousness of the Ghanaian has been tested during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many Ghanaians have come up with innovations following the call by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for Ghanaians to rise to the occasion.
The fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) does not only require the right healthcare and social intervention policies; it also requires the dissemination of credible information. Misinformation about the pandemic is as deadly as the virus itself. “Our common enemy is COVID-19, but our enemy is also an “infodemic” of misinformation,” the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr Antonio Guterres, rightly stated.
Last Saturday, the timely intervention of the police averted what could have generated into an unpleasant scene at the Airport branch of the City Escape Hotel, where some members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) had assembled to disrupt a meeting of the Electoral Commission (EC).