A former Head of the Seismology & Earthquake Engineering Division at the Ghana Geological Survey Authority, Dr Sylvanus Tetteh Ahulu, has called for strict enforcement of Ghana’s codes and standards on buildings to minimise the destruction that may be caused by a future earthquake in Accra.
The Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has asked member states not to be despaired in the face of the devastating effect of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on the continent.
Ghana plunges into full-scale mourning from today as its citizens and mourners from the rest of the world begin paying their last respects to the late former President Jerry John Rawlings, 73, in a state funeral, which will last until Wednesday, January 27.
The Vice-President of the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference (GCBC), the Most Rev. Charles Gabriel Palmer-Buckle, has called on Ghanaians to conscientiously work towards imbibing the virtues of probity, accountability and transparency in whatever they do, as advocated by the late former President Jerry John Rawlings.
The Citizen Eye Ghana (CITEG), a civil society organisation is calling on President Akufo-Addo to urgently sanction investigations into the alleged thievery of new born babies at some health facilities in the country.
Pedestrians have destroyed large portions of the wire mesh fencing erected along some highways in Accra to make it easy for them to cross the roads, instead of using the designated zebra crossings and footbridges.
Ministers in charge of planning and monitoring as well as evaluation experts of ECOWAS countries have recommended a draft policy document for more robust Monitoring and Evaluation of the impact of projects and programmes implemented in member states.
The Chairperson of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has urged member countries to take immediate steps to vaccinate their citizens against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to strengthen their resilience, as efforts are made to find a solution to its spread.
Speakers at a forum at the maiden edition of International Migration Recruitment and Advisory Policy Centre (IMPRAC), have emphasised the need for governments within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to address cross-border challenges affecting migrants.
A former Director of the Ghana School of Law (GSL), Mr Kwaku Ansa-Asare, has called for the discontinuance of the consideration and passage of the Public University Bill currently before Parliament forthwith, in the national interest.