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TOWN HALL MEETINGS THE WAY TO GO IN DEPEENING DEMOCRACY

By Doris Sodjah

 

Democratic governance system is a government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections. Democracy is basically, government by the people and for the people and includes a representative decision -making.

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41 promises delivered in two years

The aim of every government is to bring social and economic development to its people. To this effect, political parties present plans that they intend to implement if they win power.

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Trees for Water Protection in Northern Ghana

Aisha Yakubu is a mother of three children.  She is a resident of Tampion community in the Northern Region of Ghana. Aisha and many other women in Tampion directly depend on the only dam in the community for domestic and commercial uses. For the residents of Tampion, having water available all year round, is good. “We now have water throughout the year, we can always do our washing. We also use it to cook and drink it”, indicated Aisha.  

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THE NATIONAL NEW-BORN AND CHILD HEALTH ADVOCACY & COMMUNICATION STRATEGY

By G.D. Zaney, Esq.

Neonatal or new-born death— defined as death occurring between 0 and 28 days in live-born infants—is a global public health problem, with 2.9 million neonates dying annually, three quarters of which deaths occur in the first seven days of life.

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PORTRAY PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES POSITIVELY

By Yvonne Elikplim Harlley-Kanyi

 

People with disability are not weak. They are not incapable of doing things for themselves. They only face difficulties trying to fix their needs and we all do same. You and I face barriers in life at points in time— in an attempt to go about our routine activities. Simply, we are all disabled, says Afsheen Mahmood of the Applicant Panel.

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CLOSED SEASONS— ESSENTIAL TOOL FOR REVERSING FISH STOCKS DEPLETION

By G.D. Zaney, Esq.

 

Generating more than US $1 billion in revenue annually and accounting for, at least, 4.5 % of Ghana’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the fisheries sector represents a key contributor to the national economy, according to the Fisheries Management Plan of Ghana (2015-2019)—a National Policy for the Management of the Marine Fisheries Sector.

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Family planning is a human right, an imperative to sustainable economic development

By Patience Ampomah/ Mabel D. Awuku

 

Every second, every day, every year, we fail to address demand for reproductive health and family planning services. Lives are lost, and girls' opportunities to thrive and contribute to their country's development shrink…”—Jenny Shipley

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ENSURING CLEAN ENVIRONMENT IS INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY

By Rebecca Avusu

 

All though we take it for granted, sanitation is a physical measure that has probably done more to increase human life span than any kind of drug or surgery (Deepak Chopra). The word sanitation also refers to the maintenance of hygienic conditions, through services such as garbage collection and wastewater disposal.

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