President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Deputy Chief Fire Officer (DCFO) Julius Kuunuor Aalebkure, as acting Chief Fire Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) in pursuant to section 18 (1) of the Ghana National Fire Service Act, 1997 (Act 537).
The Director of the National Cardiothoracic Centre (NCTC) at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Lawrence Agyeman Serebour, has appealed to the public to continue to support the Ghana Heart Foundation (GHF) to be able to cater for those undergoing heart surgeries and operations.
Kwabena Jumah, a son of the Managing Director of GIHOC Distilleries Company Limited, Mr Maxwell Kofi Jumah, also known as Kofi Ghana at the weekend tied the knot with the third daughter of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Edwina Nana Dokua Akufo-Addo.
There are people who love to positively turn the situations around them by being innovative. One of such people is Mr Robert Tetteh Coleman whose name is now synonymous with the building of AstroTurfs in this country.
In Ghana, it is estimated that one in five girls aged 20-24 years are married before the age of 18. The key drivers of child marriage are said to be multiple and multi-faceted and are linked to gender inequality, poverty, social norms, cultural and traditional practices, as well as teenage pregnancy.
It is often said that what men can do, women can do it better. It is for this reason that in the world of chieftaincy among the Akans in Ghana some women are enstooled as chiefs. Their stools (positions) are specifically created for men to rule.
The District Environmental Health Officer of the Ada West District in the Greater Accra Region, Ms Ruby Banini, has said a good environmental health practice is critical to supporting President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s campaign of making Accra the cleanest city in Africa.
Although significant strides have been made in reducing child mortality in the country from 127 out of every 1000 live births in 1990 to 46 out of every 1000 live births in 2019, the lives of surviving children are being threatened and claimed by non-communicable diseases such as cancer.
Over the last decade, Ghana has made good progress in getting girls into school. By 2019, nearly 100 per cent of primary school-aged girls were enrolled in school, with 92 per cent in lower secondary, and 72 per cent in upper secondary.