Stakeholders in child health have expressed concerns about the dire conditions of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the maternity ward of Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital (ENRH) in Takoradi and advocated the refurbishment of the hospital.
We focus our editorial comment on the sanitation blame game triggered by the Minister of Sanitation and Resources, Joseph Kofi Adda, at a forum in Accra on Friday which has ignited a national discourse over who must make Ghana clean.
The cedi is expected to firm in the days ahead, boosted by IMF signals last week that the country could receive the next disbursement under its $918 million credit programme. The local currency, which has strengthened 1.8 per cent since January, was trading at 4.4500 at the close of last week, up from 4.4575 a week ago.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Akatsi South in the Volta Region, Leo-Nelson Adzodogah and his immediate predecessor, Samuel Kwadzo Wuadi, are at each other's throats over the debt status of the district.
Two persons who were in possession of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp at Amasaman in the Ga West municipality have been nabbed by the police. Ibrahim Ali, 18, and Godfred Asare, 19, are in the custody of the police assisting in investigations.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced plans by the government to install 200,000 solar systems to provide power to households, commercial and government facilities in urban and selected non-electrified communities.
Ghana's population is now estimated at 29.6 million up from the 24.5 million recorded during the 2010 Population and Housing Census, a Chief Statistician with the Ghana Statistical Service, David Kombat has disclosed to the Ghanaian Times.
The Chairman of the Eastern Regional Football Association (ERFA), Mr. Abdul Lawal has called on club officials and administrators to exhibit a high sense of maturity in order to promote and bring sanity in football administration in the region.