Ghanaians had high expectations when the country discovered oil in commercial quantities. That was justified, juxtaposed against the backdrop that the discovery of oil was going to change the fortunes of the country for the better.
Not many nations in the world are blessed with natural resources. It is ,therefore, imperative that the lucky ones such as Ghana will make full use of that blessing to transform the economic fortunes of the people.
News that the Bunso Water Treatment Plant in the Eastern Region has been shut down as a result of the over-pollution of the Birim River from galamsey activities in the community is very bad not only for the people in the area but the nation at large.
Electricity has become a part of our daily lives and one cannot imagine a world without it. Homes, schools, hospitals, offices and industries are running because of electricity. Electricity is, arguably, one of the greatest inventions.
On Sunday, August 19, 2018, a new entrant to the domestic airline space, Passion Air, took delivery of its first out of three pre-owned Q400 turboprops Bombardier Commercial Aircraft ordered for its operations.
It has been a long while since the Electoral Commission (EC) and the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) met to discuss issues concerning preparations towards elections and chart a common way forward.
Space is a key resource for development, for which reason a lot of effort is put in to ensure that it is used judiciously to meet the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to benefit from its use to meet theirs too.
The information relayed by the Director-General of the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), Prof. Alex Dodoo, last Thursday that only one lift has been certified out of about 2,000 in operation in Accra is indeed very scary and troubling.
Before the establishment of a professional police force in the country, various societies had their own way of ensuring law and order. The palaces of our chiefs had people whose duty was to effect arrests and ensure that there was peace, law and order in the communities.
There is no doubt that the introduction of free senior high school (SHS) policy has increased enrolment in schools. Indeed, the policy offers students whose parents and guardians cannot afford school fees and so would have been compelled to sit at home some respite and opportunity to further their education.
The refusal by the various metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) to enforce bye-laws in their respective jurisdictions is the cause of the heavy congestion at the marketplaces. It is also the reason many streets meant to enhance vehicular flow have been taken over by hawkers.