Thu, Oct

In two separate videos making the rounds on social media, two different police officers are seen being punched, kicked, or yelled at in public.

A Ghana Police officer (L) fights with a taxicab driver following a dispute between the two. Photo credit – Empress on the road

Recently, there has been an increase in attacks on members of the Ghana police force by some citizens.

They argued that Ghana, having started with three colonial regions or territories, would not have seen as much development if the three were left the same till now.

Minister designate for Regional Reorganisation and Development, Mr Daniel Kwaku Botwe

In 1978 when The Third World version of the song, "Now That We Found Love", written by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, was released by Island Records, it peaked at number 10 in the UK and #47 on the Billboard Hot 100 because of the burning question it posed.

One obvious resource that is in abundance in Ghana is the sun. Across the length and breadth of the country, there is sunshine all year round, but we have, up till now, failed to take full advantage of it in our development effort.

Solar energy can be the answer

Developed countries are so called because they are advanced in terms of infrastructure, industrialisation, income per capita and standards of living. Those countries were able to get to their current status by their optimal use of natural resources.

At the same time at the UEW is a petition by some stakeholders over the alleged involvement of the vice-chancellor (V-C) and a finance officer of the university in the spending of over GH¢5.7 million as honorarium.

Let’s resolve UEW conflict quickly

The history of Ghana’s public tertiary institutions is replete with demonstrations and activism by students, as well as teaching and non-teaching staff.