By Ama Kudom-Agyemang
To heighten awareness about biotechnology among key stakeholders, the National Biosafety Authority (NBA), under the auspices of the Ghana Chapter of the Open Forum on Agriculture Biotechnology (OFAB), and the African Agriculture Technology Foundation (AATF) in Kenya, has organised a sensitisation workshop in Accra for a cross section of Members of Parliament (MPs).
It is World AIDS Day. Defying the blistering heat from a furious morning sun, scores of people file into Agbogbloshie market, where Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) and a team of health professionals from the Accra Regional Hospital and the Malaria Foundation had pitched tents to educate patrons on HIV and AIDS, as well as offer free screenings for HIV/AIDS and other diseases.
Tissues of the Issues
"Sick and perverted always appeals to me," Madonna (Queen of Pop), American singer
"Everything in the world is about sex, except sex. Sex is power," Oscar Wilde
Sex sells. That is a truism. Collect sand from the seashores, pour a handful into translucent plastic bags and label it an aphrodisiac, and it will sell.
By Dr Owusu Abaabase
Atrocities committed by Fulani herdsmen across many parts of the country and degradation of our environment by galamsey operators are undoubtedly the most serious problems the new administration inherited from the previous one.
I must commend Ghana’s media practitioners over their response to emergencies and up-to-date information delivery during national emergencies.
In fact, at certain times, the media arrives at the scene of an emergency before state emergency response teams such as the Ghana National Fire Service, National Disaster Management organization (NADMO),the Ghana Police Service and others show up.
By Pastor Kusi APPIAH
A society does not come to accept homosexuality out of the blue. It begins from a decay in its moral fabric.
District Chief Executive for Talensi in the Upper East Region, Dr Christopher Sormiteyema says he is poised to bring about significant improvements in the lives of people in that district.
Dr Sormiteyema, who graduated last weekend from the University of Ghana, Legon, with a PhD in Cultural/Heritage Tourism, says “I would want to concentrate on basic education, agriculture, tourism, road network and the environment.”