With rains pounding Accra and other parts since Saturday amid recorded causalities, Acting National Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Brigadier General Francis Vib Sanziri says they have no mandate to stop persons who erect illegal structures on waterways.
A Local Governance Expert, George Kyei Baffour says it is about time the country elected its Assembly Members on partisan basis. He called for a second look of non-partisan system of decentralisation and scrap off the 30 percent appointing system by Presidents. He added that election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives [MMDCEs] will ensure accountability.
The Institute of Statistical Social and Economy Research (ISSER) has lamented the current state of education in the Ghana. According to ISSER’s report on the Education sector, standards of education have fallen across board partly due to inadequate funding.
The First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama, has been honoured at the 50th International Women Luncheon of the Rainbow Push Coalition for outstanding work in advocating for the destitute and vulnerable children in Africa.
The Public Relation Officer of Ghana Police Service, Superintendent Cephas Arthur has said irrespective of the fact that a little above 5,000 hotspots have been recognized ahead of the December polls, all polling stations will be treated as possible violent zones.
The Right to Information Bill which had been campaigned for by various stakeholders and aimed at giving legal backing to sensitive state document demands was supposed to be passed into law by now but the reverse is the case.
The New Juaben Municipal Assembly (NJMA) in the Eastern Region has moved to find solutions to the recent flooding incidents by setting up a seven-member committee to investigate the cause of flooding in the municipality.