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.
“You conf or what?” This was the half-jovial, half-mocking reaction I got from a friend when I switched from French to Literature in the term before my final year at the Presby Boys High School, Legon.
I was really dumbfounded by the content of a speech delivered by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Legon, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, on the propriety and public usage of honorary degrees early this week in spite of all the problems facing the university and Ghana as a whole.