Since the ‘Operation Clean Your Frontage’ initiative was launched by the President in October last year, there have been series of sensitisation programmes in the various municipalities and districts in Accra.
In 2021 when the Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, who was also acting as the caretaker Minister of Finance, presented the budget in Parliament, he said the Akufo-Addo-led government was determined to end the practice of one government abandoning projects started by predecessors because the practice was not only wrong, but also a major worry to all citizens.
Road crashes continue to be a major problem in the country. This month alone, although it has not come to an end, about 30 lives have been lost in road crashes throughout the country, with the latest being the accident which claimed about 10 lives at Savelugu in the Northern Region on January 23.
Last month, the General Report on the 2021 Population and Housing Census of the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) indicated that the number of people who are available for work but are unable to find work had more than doubled in the country.
At an extraordinary summit in Accra last Sunday, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) imposed additional sanctions on Mali as part of measures to ensure that the military junta fast-tracks steps to return the country to constitutional rule to ensure peace and stability.
African football takes centre stage for the next four weeks as the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament kicks off in Cameroun tomorrow when the host take on Burkina Faso at the 60,000-capacity Stade d'Olembé in Yaoundé.