A six member-delegation from SACE, an Italian Export Credit Agency, led by Italy’s Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Giovanni Favilli, has paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Ms Cecilia Abena Dapaah, to discuss ways of improving the country’s water and sanitation conditions.
The Australian High Commission has commended Ghana for having its professionals dominating the 2019 Australian Awards Scholarships set up to support talented Africans to pursue post-graduate programmes in Australia.
The Ghana Youth Environmental Movement (GYEM), an environment advocacy group, has called for the review and enforcement of Ghana’s Renewable Energy Act 832 (2011) so as to help promote and develop the sector.
A fisherman from Elmina, Justice Raymond Prah, has called on the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, the Fisheries Commission and civil society organizations to step up their engagement with fisher folk at landing beaches across the country, in order to ensure a successful closed season in 2019.
The Central Regional Department of Food and Agriculture, in collaboration with the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) under its Market Oriented Agricultural Programme (MOAP), has trained over 6,000 farmers in good agricultural practices.
Dr Amanda Odoi of the Centre for Gender Research Advocacy and Documentation (CEGRAD), of the University of Cape Coast has asked parents and guardians to develop the confidence to discuss sexual reproductive health issues with their children so that youngsters would know their responsibilities.
A Ghanaian association in the United Kingdom, Peace Love and Unity (PLU), has presented 100 tables and chairs to the Akropong School for the blind in the Akuapem North Municipality in the Eastern Region.
The Surgeon Specialist at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital (Ridge Hospital), Dr Charles K. Asiedu, has advised children to take precautionary measures any time they are in the kitchen or handle hot substances to avoid accidents which can result in burns.
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has stated that no group would be allowed to dictate or conduct itself in a manner, that undermines the integrity of the management of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).