The BBC on Friday, December 8, 2018, highlighted figures by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that road accidents are now the biggest killers of children and young adults, with Africa having the worst rate of traffic deaths in the world due to that.
Many Ghanaians who are familiar with drones have encountered these wonderful little machines at weddings, funerals or other social events, where they hover in the skies capturing amazing panoramic views of the occasion.
In mid 2008, I was on night duty at the 37 Military Hospital, a United Nations Level IV Facility. I was called in the dead of night to the Anoff Ward to attend to a very young male patient who was at the point of death.
In October 2018, the Exeter College of the University of Oxford had a fascinating exhibition on the writings and archives of its alumnus novelist, J.R.R. Tolkien, whose 1949 famous novel, The Lord of the Rings is considered great literature.
A historic tripartite cross-border meeting aimed at deepening the bonds of cooperation and friendship among brothers and sisters long separated by colonialism has ended at Gaoua in the South West Region of Burkina Faso.
Interestingly, at this time of the year, in Ghana it’s not the sounds of carols playing on the airwaves that signal that Christmas is near. Usually, it’s the sound of the following melodious tribute to Ghanaian farmers, ‘Ghana akuafo’, which indicates that the festive month, December, has arrived.
On December 8, 1938, John Kofi Kwapong Diawuo Agyekum Kufuor was born at Thelma’s Maternity Home in Kumasi. His father was a chief - Nana Kojo Agyekum III, Oyokohene and his mother, a queenmother - Nana Amma Dapaah, Apagyahemaa.
IN recent times, one case of intelligence failure with devastating repercussions is arguably the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 (9/11) in the USA which led to 2,996 deaths and 6000 injuries and a $2 trillion price tag (Institute for the Analysis of Global Security).
Due to advances in research, health care has evolved and improved from old age system of monopoly in a particular field where when treatment and services of a particular health practitioner or health facility is poor, not conforming to national or international standards, life threatening, patients and families get no option or choice than to patronise these services due to shortage of those particular skilled labour or expertise and their facilities.