Several things came to mind as I listened to the interview of Professor Ernest Kofi Abotsi on an Accra radio station last Tuesday morning. My thoughts centred around how our leaders from the 1940s have dealt with reports of committees they have set up.
In Cape Coast, the Central Region of Ghana, in a nature reserve is a hidden gem called Hans Cottage Botel. A tourism destination that depicts the country’s rich natural environment, where there is a symbiotic relationship existing between man, flora and fauna.
Forest fires during a record-breaking warm winter in Europe, Arctic cold in the US and melting glaciers are clear signals that climate change is impacting all of us but it is in Africa where such extreme weather is having the most significant impact.
It is 25 days since President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo issued an appeal to the leaders of the two main political parties — the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) — to agree on appropriate measures to bring an end to the unacceptable and worrying trend of party vigilantism in the country.
A few weeks ago, I had an opportunity to speak at South Korea's leading Drone Conference, Drone Korea 2019, along with leading members of the country's military establishment and aviation leaders. All I can say, is that the near future is going to be radically different from what we think it might be.
As governments of Africa are scheduled to Convene in Accra, Ghana from 18th to 22nd March 2019 for a weeklong Climate Change event dubbed “Africa Climate Week”, they are expected to articulate bold climate actions to build the resilience of communities on the continent and demonstrate commitment to do their fair share of climate change action.
After a building collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos, killing at least 20 people, including several schoolchildren attending a school on the building's top floor, we look at some reasons why such tragedies seem to occur so often in some African countries.
On March 4, 2019, two days after the latest earth tremors that rocked parts of Accra, President Akufo-Addo tasked the National Security and the Ministry of the Interior to prepare a national earthquake emergency plan.
I have been amused and intrigued at the same time by ongoing developments since the President spoke about the need to end vigilante activity in our politics in the State of the Nation Address delivered to Parliament on February 21 and carried live in the media.