The African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament is the most important sporting event on the continent. It attracts media attention, sponsors and draws significant global viewership. Organised every two years, it is also considered one of the most difficult to win based on a large qualification pool.
Johannesburg -Thousands of deaths in Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Nigeria, Liberia and Sierra Leone are caused by the civil wars and political crises - the lack of peace - in West Africa, and this conflict leads to millions of people fleeing their home and crippling education and economic development in their communities.
Edmund Spenser once said, "It is the mind that maketh good or ill, maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor." Understanding the STATE is the key to understanding change and achieving excellence. Anthony Robbins will propose that our behavior is the result of the state we are in. "We always do the best we can with the resources available to us, but sometimes we find ourselves in unresourceful states."
As I write this piece, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is reeling from an Ebola crisis with the World Health Organization (WHO) having declared it a global health emergency. It is reported to have killed about 1,800 people so far. The crisis has been worsened by internal conflicts and mobility of people fleeing from the conflicts. I will continue with information gleaned from the BBC and Bloomberg on the Ebola crisis and deployment of vaccines.
Winkogo -PPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that from September this academic year all Senior High School (SHS) students in the country, beginning from form one, two and three would benefit from the Free SHS policy.
The Elections Committee of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has opened nominations for the election of new national officers for the next four years, following the expiration of the tenure of the current executive.
The Central regional Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) chairman, Mr Twintoh Walker, has advised the national amateur boxing team, the Black Bombers to aim to excel at the Africa Games commencing this week in Morocco.
GLICO General, a non-life insurance provider and a subsidiary of GLICO Group, has been adjudged the 'Personal Line Insurer of the Year 2018' with its Home Owners insurance package at the recently held 2018 Ghana Insurance awards.
pAs part of activities to mark its 10th anniversary celebrations, Access Bank Ghana has launched a customer loyalty promotion with the objective of rewarding customers whilst inculcating a healthy saving habit in them.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been assured of the completion of the Tono Water Project by August 2021 and the rehabilitation and modernization of the Tono Irrigation Scheme by July 2020.
The Chiefs and people of the Builsa South, in the Upper East Region, have conferred the title Aniwoba Nab, meaning Chief for the Poor and Vulnerable, on the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.