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Ghanaians Will Not Be Spectators Of Parked Ambulances

Press Release

We rallied behind the President to his clarion call to be citizens. We will not settle to be spectators, especially to parked ambulances. Accordingly, ...

Last year, the direness of medical care in Ghana was heightened significantly after several high-profile deaths due to a lack of beds in our hospitals and/or lack of a functioning emergency response system.

A Medeama SC player (yellow and mauve) and a Liberty Profs player fight for the ball in their Ghana Premier League Week 03 encounter played at Dansoman’s Carl Reindorf Park on January 11th 2020. Image credit – Images_image

Ghana Premier League

Also on Sunday, Bechem United edged Accra Gt. Olympics for their second win of the season, Karela FC returned to winning ways at home with a 2-1 win over Inter Allies, and ....

There were a couple of changes at the helm of the Ghana Premier League table as the third week of the competition concluded with preseason favorites Aduana Stars and AshantiGold making it a perfect 3-0 start to the season with victories at home over King Faisal and Techiman XI Wonders respectively for the first and second spot on Sunday.

Ghana Premier League Week 03 Preview: Kotoko, Medeama, Aduana, Dreams, AshantiGold look to maintain perfect start as Hearts, Gt. Oly, K. Faisal, Dwarfs, and Eleven Wonders continue search for first points of the season

Ghana Premier League

Maybe it is a bit too early to be writing Accra Hearts of Oak off after

The Ghana Premier League will continue this weekend with the pressure mounting on several teams, especially bottommost Accra Hearts of Oak, Gt. Olympics, King Faisal, Ebusua Dwarfs, Eleven Wonders to at worst earn their fist point of the young season as they look to work their way out of bottom places.

Kumasi Asante Kotoko - File image

Ghana Premier League

Elsewhere on Sunday, WAFA edged Ebusua Dwarfs by two goals to nothing, while Liberty professionals and Karela FC picked up a point at Berekum Chelsea ...

Week 02 of the Ghana Premier League got underway this past Friday with the highly anticipated explosive home opener for Legon Cities FC formerly known as Wa All Stars at the Accra Sports Stadium ending in disappointment as Asante Kotoko climbed back from a goal down to beat them by three goals to one.

GN Bank DOL Week 05 Results: Techiman City, Bofoakwa, FC Samartex, Venomous Vipers, Okyeman Planners, and Heart of Lions all win

GN Bank Division One League

GN Bank DOL Week 04 fixtures: Salamina at Bofoakwa, Gold Stars at Skyy FC, Okyeman Planners at Gt. Olympics

GN Bank Division One League

GN Bank DOL Week 04 fixtures: Salamina at Young Apostles, Gold Stars at Star Madrid, Gt. Olympics at Kotoku Royals. File image - Tema Youth

GN Bank Division One League

Week 04 of the GN Bank Division One League will come on at the various league centers as scheduled.

Liverpool centre back Virgil van Dijk (right) and midfielder Fabinho try to stop Southampton's Moussa Djenepo

English Premier League

Elsewhere on the day, relegation threatened Watford put up a brave fight at home, but saw their two-goal lead evaporate ...

Liverpool continued their ruthless breakaway run for the 2019/20 English Premier League title with an emphatic 4-0 thumping of rejuvenated Southampton for a record twenty-two points advantage at the top - the biggest lead by any team at the end of a day in English top-flight history – on Saturday, as distant second-placed Champions – Manchester City – await their turn on the field on Sunday, as guests of struggling Tottenham Spurs.

Fernandinho (25) of Manchester City scores an own goal which brings Crystal Palace level late on during Saturday's game.

English Premier League

Elsewhere on Saturday, Southampton saw their recent winning run come undone at home after giving... Everton climbed back from... as did Aston Villa, and bottommost Norwich dug deep...

Manchester City’s faint title hopes were dealt another blow on Saturday after being held to a 2-2 tie by a resolute Crystal Palace side ahead of Premier League leaders, Liverpool, home game against Manchester United on Sunday.

Jordan Ayew celebrates after bringing Crystal Palace back on level terms against Arsenal on Saturday lunchtime.

English Premier League

Elsewhere on Saturday, a Jordan Ayew deflected effort earned Crystal Palace a come from behind point against Arsenal, Newcastle picked up a crucial point at Wolves, and Everton

Liverpool continued their historic quest for the 2019/20 English Premier League title this Saturday; dicing and slicing their way through an unyielding Tottenham Spurs side for a lone goal victory and 17 points advantage at the helm over third placed defending Champions – Manchester City – who will be in action on Sunday at Aston Villa.

Sanders (R) says presidential rival Bloomberg (L) will not excite voters. Image credit - JPost

General

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said on Saturday Mike Bloomberg would not generate the “excitement and energy” needed to win the White House, focusing on a rival still not fully participating in the race.

This Feb. 15, 2020 photo courtesy of the Center for Great Apes shows an orangutan named Sandra in Wauchula, Fla. Sandra, who was granted legal personhood by a judge in Argentina and later found a new home in Florida, celebrated her 34th birthday on Valentine's Day with a special new primate friend.

General

Sandra “has adjusted beautifully to her life at the sanctuary” and has befriended Jethro, a 31-year-old male orangutan.

An orangutan named Sandra, who was granted legal personhood by a judge in Argentina and later found a new home in Florida, celebrated her 34th birthday on Valentine's Day with a special new primate friend.

Teen accused of killing mother, brother arrested in N.C.

General

Levi Norwood was wanted on two counts of murder in the deaths of his 34-year-old mother, Jennifer Norwood, and his 6-year-old brother, Wyatt Norwood, ....

A 17-year-old boy in Fauquier County, Virginia, suspected of killing his mother and young brother before shooting his father Friday night has been apprehended in North Carolina, authorities said Saturday evening.

Four countries in the African region license vaccine in milestone for Ebola prevention

Health

"The approval of the Ebola vaccine by these countries is another milestone in the fight against this unforgiving disease," said WHO Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Burundi, Ghana and Zambia have licensed an Ebola vaccine, just 90 days after World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification. Registration of the vaccine is expected in additional countries in the coming weeks.

China says coronavirus curbs start to work; 70 more cases on cruise ship

Health

The coronavirus, thought to have emerged at a wildlife market in the central Chinese province of Hubei, has ...

The number of new coronavirus cases in China fell on Sunday and a health official said intense efforts to stop its spread were beginning to work, as another 70 people tested positive on a virus-stricken cruise ship quarantined in Japan.

Workers in protective suits conduct RNA tests on specimens inside a laboratory at a center for disease control and prevention, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China, Feb. 14, 2020.

Health

The development made Egypt the first country in the African continent to report a confirmed case, and the second in the Middle East region, ...

An elderly Chinese tourist has died in France from the new coronavirus. The 80-year-old man, who died in Paris, is the first person in Europe to die due to complications from the virus that originated in China.

Rockets strike near US Embassy in Baghdad; no injuries

World

The attack was the latest in a recent series of rocket and mortar strikes on Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops.

At least four rockets hit near the sprawling U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and a Iraqi base hosting American troops inside the Green Zone early Sunday, but caused no casualties and only minor damage, U.S. and Iraqi officials said.

Russian president, Vladimir Putin

World

The Palestinian Authority has cut all ties with the United States and Israel, ...

A Middle East peace plan presented by U.S. President Donald Trump contravenes several United Nations resolutions, Russian news agencies cited a Kremlin spokesman as saying on Sunday, questioning the plan’s feasibility.

Brexit at last: Britain leaves the EU as champagne corks fly. Reuters photo

World

When the exit day finally came, after 3-1/2 years of wrangling since the 2016 referendum, it was an anticlimax of sorts: ...

The United Kingdom finally cast off from the European Union on Friday for an uncertain future, with Brexiteers claiming victory and popping champagne corks for an “independence day” they said marked a new era for the country.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo . File image

Africa

The United States and West Africa have enjoyed a long relationship based on trade, migration and democracy. But increasingly, ...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to visit three African countries, beginning in Senegal this weekend. The West African nation has remained secure during a time of major unrest in the region and Pompeo is expected to celebrate the country’s legacy of stability and democracy.

French airstrikes, commandos kill 30 extremists in Sahel

Africa

The French military says operations by French and Malian forces killed more 30 extremists in Africa's Sahel region in recent days

The French military says operations by French and Malian forces have killed 30 more extremists in Africa's Sahel region in recent days, amid stepped-up efforts to combat jihadist groups in the area.

African Development Fund approves close to $35 million to the Government of Liberia for renewable energy

Africa

The system would allow for grid expansion to isolated communities and support the connection of schools, health centers, businesses and industries to the national grid, increasing the rural electrification rate in Liberia.

The African Development Fund has approved a $34.74 million grant and loan to boost renewable energy access and promote an attractive investment climate in Liberia.

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Humor

So, after dinner, he said to his wife: ...

An Inspirational speaker said: "The best days of my life were the days I spent with another man's wife".

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Arts and Entertainment

“I am not a record company but an artiste trying to survive and the best I can do for these young ones is to guide them in any way ...

UNDOUBTEDLY, rapper Okyeame Kwame is one of the artistes who have managed to stay relevant after years in the music industry.

Government opens ‘Sankofa Account’ for Diaspora

Arts and Entertainment

Mr Ofori-Atta said through the initiative, the government was creating a favourable environment for Africans in the diaspora to make investment contributions into the economy.

The Ministry of Finance has created an investment mechanism to help drive investment into the country from the Diaspora.

FILE - This Sept. 18, 2019 file photo shows Lizzo performing at The Met in Philadelphia. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

Arts and Entertainment

Outside of music, Lizzo has won over fans for promoting body positivity and denouncing fat shaming.

 Breakthrough singer-rapper Lizzo has been named Entertainer of the Year by The Associated Press.

Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu

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There is no need worrying again to either travel outside or pay a huge amount of fees to study holistic medicine outside. It is now here in Ghana and this is made possible by the partnership between Da Vinci College of Holistic Medicine in Cyprus rated amongst the Top Five Alternative medicine schools in the USA by Shannon Walker in 2012 inforBarrel and Dr. Nyarkotey Alternative Medical College located in Dodowa-Akoto House.

The Da Vinci College operates a modular degree system by which degrees are obtained via a process of credit accumulation. Modules are self-contained units of teaching, learning and assessment which usually run for one semester. Modules are worth a fixed amount of credit, so if you pass the module you gain the appropriate number of credits which then count towards your degree.

Each module is assessed in the semester in which it is taught. Assessment will normally comprise of examinations, continuous assessment or, in most cases, a combination of these. Students who fail the assessment for a particular module are offered an opportunity to be re-assessed.

Passing a module entitles the student to receive credits for that module. Students will also receive a grade for each module taken which will appear on the individual Diploma awarded for that module, as well as on the transcript given to the student upon completion of their studies.

Here is a summary of the curriculum for the Doctor of Science in Holistic Medicine – DSc (HM). Based on the fact that Anatomy and Physiology and Pathology have been covered in undergraduate courses, then there are 8 modules required in total for completion, plus the Doctoral Dissertation. Seven of these are from the Compulsory List, and one topic is chosen from the Elective List – making 8 modules in total, along with the Doctoral Dissertation and the clinical practicum which is also compulsory:

Compulsory courses required (unless exemption is awarded):

Anatomy and Physiology

Pathology for Natural Medicine

Clinical Nutrition – Part 1

Herbal Medicine

Bach Flower Remedies

Naturopathic Medicine – Part 1

Energy Medicine and Bioresonance

Detoxification and Toxicology

Electives List:

Homeopathic Medicine

Su Jok Therapy

Iridology

Clinical Nutrition – Part 2

Naturopathic Medicine – Part 2

Holistic Psychology

Live Blood Analysis

Naturopathic Sexology

Urinalysis and Body Fluids

Sclerology

Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis

The Doctor of Science in Holistic Medicine consists of many separate modular courses covering a whole spectrum of health topics – each of these modular courses is a stand-alone and can be taken as an individual Diploma Course with Certification. This encourages the student to implement this knowledge-base in clinical practice as soon as they have completed each Diploma course, as they will have the Certification to prove that they have passed these exams for the said course.

The modular course structure based on distance-learning allows the student to work at their own pace while working elsewhere without having to disrupt family or working life. The student can even work while they are travelling as most of the course materials are in downloadable files that can be stored on the hard disc of the computer. There are hundreds of pages of reading material with each course.

There are also many interactive videos and documentaries to watch and you can even copy these directly to your laptop and watch them while on a plane. There are also hundreds of links to many other sources of helpful information – these courses have taken many years to write and develop and are at a cutting-edge level that is difficult to match.

The courses should ideally be taken in sequential order to benefit from prerequisite knowledge required to build on. The College and its courses have been accredited by the Pastoral Medical Association in the USA, and registered with the Complementary Medical Association (CMA) in the UK, as well as the Affiliation of Ethical and Professional Therapists (AEPT) in the UK. It also has obtained full professional board accreditation from the American Association of Drugless Practitioners in the USA.
Students in Ghana are eligible to be members of the Alternative Medical Association of Ghana (AMAG)
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It is very rare to find a College that takes all these modalities and more and puts them into a Doctor of Science in Holistic Medicine course – this is the essence of this course – you will not only be studying homeopathy or herbal medicine or naturopathy, but in fact you will study enough of each to be able to practice as a competent Holistic Health practitioner, dealing with many health issues that using only one healing modality will not be able to help.

This is made possible because the Founder and Academic Dean of the Da Vinci College of Holistic Medicine, Dr. George J Georgiou, Ph.D.,N.D.,DSc (AM).,MSc.,BSc has been studying natural methods of health for over 25 years and has amassed degrees and diplomas in the biological sciences, clinical nutrition, herbal medicine, homeopathy, naturopathy, Su Jok acupuncture, energy medicine, iridology, sclerology, live blood analysis, thermography, clinical psychology and clinical sexology, along with a lot more training in other modalities of healing, as well as many research interests and publications.

Not only did he spend a life-time studying all these topics in depth, but he has applied this knowledge by building a bespoke Holistic treatment centre called the Da Vinci Holistic Health Centre in Cyprus that uses all these modalities and more and sees patients from all over the world, specializing in the treatment of chronic disease. Students taking the Doctor of Science in Holistic Medicine will be able to spend time undertaking clinical work at this cutting-edge Holistic Centre as part of their requirements.

To understand more about the Holistic Model and Dr Georgiou’s work at the Center read his latest book entitled: Curing the Incurable with Holistic Medicine

Course Completion

To gain maximal benefit from your studies, it is recommended that the student plan to take at least two, but preferably three courses per semester (4 chronological months). There are a total of 8 Diploma courses required to complete the D.Sc (HM), making for approximately 1,600 physical hours of study. The average student should be able to complete all nine compulsory courses to be awarded the Doctor of Science in Holistic Medicine in about 12 – 18 months. A maximum of 60 months is allowed for completion for students with heavy work commitments.

If the Bachelor of Science in Holistic Medicine is completed, then the Doctoral degree can be began immediately without further ado.
Medical students usually study for just about 4,200 physical hours in the entirety of their course – most of the academic study is crammed into the first two years – they also have practical work on top of this. The Bachelor of Science in Holistic Medicine covers 9 courses which comes to a total of 1,800 hours (9 x 200 hours = 1,800). This means that 200 hours per course is equivalent to about 12 hours physical study per week.
If a student decides to go on to complete the Doctor of Science in Holistic Medicine, there will be a further eight courses to complete, chosen from the electives (8 x 200 hours = 1,600 hours), along with the dissertation of about 20,000 words. The Bachelors and Doctoral level will result in close to 4,000 hours of study which is what most medical schools cover.
Clinical Practicuum

Doctor of Science in Holistic Medicine students will have an opportunity to study with Dr. Georgiou at the Da Vinci Holistic Health Centre and will be able to get hands-on training in all aspects of the holistic healing arts. This will be the students opportunity to see the application of everything they have learned on real patients with real diseases.

There is also the flexibility of studying in other Holistic Centers closer to home, but these must be assessed by the College before being certified to accept students.

Take this opportunity for the low fees for Ghanaians compared to what the main college charges in Cyprus and Start your enrolment now at the College’s affiliate in Ghana by calling Dr. Nyarkotey on 0541090045 or pick a form at Dodowa Akoto House, Dangme News Office.

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Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu is a Research Professor of Prostate Cancer and Holistic Medicine –faculty lead- Holistic Urology, Da Vinci College of Holistic Medicine, Larnaca City, Cyprus. He is the National President of the Alternative Medical Association of Ghana (AMAG). A registered alternative Medical practitioner with specialty in orthomolecular oncology, Prostate Cancer Policy maker and researcher. He can be reached on 0541090045. E mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The author, Marricke Kofi Gane, is an independent presidential contestant in Ghana’s 2020 General Elections.

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I knew then, what many would say, but I needed to do it. I knew the insults to come, the sleaze, the doubtful castings. There was ...

It was a Thursday night in October. I lay on a bed in the little town of Heidelberg, Germany. The room felt heavy, almost as though the thoughts in my head were leaving my mind and filling up the room. Six months earlier, my heart and mind had started forming around the decision whether to go into politics at this level - a process which started all the way in 2015. Back then, I left if at culminating my thoughts into a treatise I titled, "The Marricke Gane Chronicles". I said to myself, at least that's enough. Some folks will take it and find some use for it. Now, it was different - it was taking on flesh.

Passengers at a Hong Kong railway station

Features

In the past 50 years, a host of infectious diseases have spread rapidly after making the evolutionary jump from animals to humans.

The world is grappling with the new coronavirus, which has spread from China to at least 16 other countries.

Andrew Barnes - The Australian High Commissioner to Ghana

Features

This Australia Day, we reflect on the depth of our relationship with Ghana. It is an exciting time for Australia in Ghana. Despite being on the opposite sides of the world, we do enjoy warm and friendly relations.

Australia Day, held annually on the 26th of January, marks the day in 1788 when the first fleet arrived at Sydney Cove, near where the iconic Sydney Opera House now stands. The arrival of 11 convict ships from Britain began the first permanent settlement of Europeans on Australian soil.

Marricke Gane Writes to NDC and NPP Sympathisers: We are in a new dispensation. One that requires doing things differently

Letters

No One was born, with NDC or NPP in their blood. We were ALL born with Ghana in our Blood. NPP and NDC will come and Go. If Ghana goes well, it does for us all.

Dear NDC and NPP sympathisers,

No, I mean those who followed these parties because they USED to stand for an ideal they hoped would make Ghana better for ALL OF US. Yes, you are the one I am writing to.

Kan Dapaah (c) with Chantelle Kujawu. Image credit - ghanapage

Letters

You see, our elders say that a bird that flies off the earth and lands on an anthill is still on the ground. Yes, it is ...

Dear Nyaba,

Given the current commentary on the supposed video of an elder of the chief's compound, which has been shared among the people of our chiefdom like the way Koose is shared during funerals in Wa Zongo, I have had to take back my promise not to write to you.

Open Letter To COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah

Letters

You are an injurious meretricious "poster-girl" of the Ghana Police, a true and valuable example of why blind affirmative action is unhealthy to the inviolable progress of every institution and/State.

Dear COP M.Y. T. Addo-Danquah,

While your flagrant delinquency has been apparent for all, save you, I do #hope that you have a little a sense of humanity in you not to dress up in your uniform and go sit in that office this morning or the next ensuing mornings.

2019 conference on land policy in Africa: why it matters for the continent - Cosmas Milton Ochieng

Interviews

The theme of this year’s Conference on Land Policy in Africa is “Winning the fight against corruption in the land sector in Africa

In collaboration with the African Union Commission and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the African Development Bank will host the 3rd Edition of the Conference on Land Policy in Africa in Abidjan from 25 to 29 November 2019.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed he gave his first interview to a Western news organization in late May, when he spoke to the Voice of America’s Horn of Africa service reporter Eskinder Firew, in Addis Ababa in Amharic.

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Editor’s note: Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was named Friday as this year's winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. In late May, he gave his first interview to a Western news organization when he spoke to the Voice of America’s Horn of Africa service reporter Eskinder Firew, in Addis Ababa, in Amharic. These highlights from their conversation have been edited for brevity and clarity.

Bishop John Bonaventure Kwofie

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How can somebody like me from a small tribe - the Ahanta people in the Western Region - be called to go to work in Accra; I mean how are the people going to receive me?

Somebody from this small place, Apowa, and now Bishop of Sekondi-Takoradi, and now shot up to be the Bishop of Accra! I did my minor seminary at Amisano and then joined the Spiritans, a missionary congregation.

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