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A hydrologist says that Accra’s perennial flooding can be prevented if appropriate solutions, rather than ad hoc measures, are put in place to curb the problem. This will end the need for a panicked cycle year in and year out of emergency desilting, retrieving bodies of people killed in floods, uncoordinated demolition of buildings and scant compensation of victims by the National Disaster Management Organisation.

The New Patriotic Party has outlined modalities and guidelines for the conduct of its parliamentary primaries in “orphan” constituencies (where it does not have a sitting MP) in the lead-up to the 2020 general election.

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has granted letters of commencement to Ghana’s three development authorities to begin full implementation of the New Patriotic Party government’s $1 million per constituency pledge under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) for the fiscal year 2020.

The semi-finalists for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations were decided after a highly contested quarter-final stage that saw former winners Côte d’Ivoire and South Africa drop out.

Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama has launched “Parliament of Ghosts”, his first major exhibition in the UK, with the world première of his haunting new installation of the same name at the 2019 Manchester International Festival.

The Second Lady, Samira Bawumia, commissioned a computer laboratory for the Choggu Demonstration School in the Sagnarigu Municipality of the Northern Region this week.

The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, says the government probably will not ban the use of plastics in Ghana in the short term, as it will not be in the country’s best interest.

At least five Sudanese protesters and a member of the security forces have died in clashes in the capital, Khartoum.