I want to remind Sanitation Minister Kofi Adda that we are in July and so there are promises he needs to fulfil. In fact, the seventh month will soon be ending, but as far as I can tell, there is no sign that he is keeping his word to the country.
At long last, the 650-bed University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC), which was kept lying dormant for more than 18 months after the first phase of the project had been inaugurated as a result of an impasse over who should manage the facility, has been opened to the public.
The recent announcement by the President to dedicate one per cent of our gross domestic product (GDP) to research is a welcoming one. My expectation was met when he clarified that the “research fund was for the sole purpose of funding relevant and certain specific research works in tertiary institutions”.
Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) has begun a series of training sessions, dubbed the “Retailer Development Programme” (RDP), aimed at equipping its small retailers with relevant business skills to enable them to increase their sales and revenues.