04
Sat, Jul

Top Stories

Grid List

President Akufo-Addo accepts Hon. Carlos Ahenkorah’s resignation

Press Release

Auditor General Daniel Domelevo

Press Release

Former president, John D. Mahama

Press Release

To send troops into regions in times of peace for the sole purpose of preventing them from registration amounts to declaring war on them. Any President sanctioning this sort of activity stands in breach of his oath to the people of Ghana. Any President doing this, commits a grave sin against the very people he swore to protect.

Reports have filtered in of a massive deployment of Military and other security personnel in the Volta, Oti, Upper East and Upper West Regions. The unexplained security deployments to these border regions have clearly been timed to coincide with the commencement of the Voter Registration exercise across the country.

Prof. Peter Twumasi

Ghana Premier League

“It is false that we have asked clubs to pay GH¢65,000 to be able to host matches at the various state stadia.”

The National Sports Authority (NSA) has explained that football clubs will not solely be required to foot an amount of GH¢65,000 required for it to host matches behind closed doors at the state-owned stadia in the country, if organised league matches are to resume following the temporary ban on sporting activities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kotoko Coach Konadu misses football

Ghana Premier League

“Honestly, I miss football, I miss Ghana football in particular and the players we work with, but I know it won’t be long we shall meet again to continue our work.”

Asante Kotoko coach Maxwell Konadu is ruing the absence of football owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

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.

Thousands of Liverpool fans gathered at Anfield to celebrate their side's first title in 30 years

English Premier League

They have not been without silverware in the past 30 years, winning three FA Cups, four League Cups, a Uefa Cup, the Champions League twice - the latest coming last season under Klopp - as well as three Super Cups and one Club World Cup.

Liverpool's 30-year wait for a top-flight title is over after Manchester City lost 2-1 at Chelsea to confirm the Reds as Premier League champions.

James Milner had to rescue Liverpool from conceding a late equaliser in the second-half with this superb goal-line clearance.

English Premier League

Ahead of tomorrow’s derby clash between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford, on the rebound Premier League leaders, Liverpool, took another major step towards a first league title in three decades with their 22nd successive Premier League win at Anfield, breaking the English top-flight record set by Shankly's team in 1972.

Pep Guardiola's team win third successive Carabao Cup

English Premier League

While it initially looked as though Villa would be on the end of a hiding from there, they found a way back when Mbwana Samatta became the fifth African player to score in League Cup final following John Stones' glaring error (41).

Manchester City won the Carabao Cup for a third successive season and took the first step towards realising their ongoing treble ambitions with a nervy 2-1 win over Aston Villa at Wembley.

President Donald Trump holds a protective face mask with a presidential seal on it that he said he had been wearing earlier in his tour at the Ford Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti, Mich., May 21, 2020.President Donald Trump holds a protective face mask with a presidential seal on it that he said he had been wearing earlier in his tour at the Ford Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti, Mich., May 21, 2020. Leah Millis/Reuters, FILE

General

In the Fox interview, the president repeated that he thinks the coronavirus will "just disappear" eventually, even though public health officials have made clear it will not simply go away.

President Donald Trump's resistance to wearing a mask is well-known and he's never done so in front of news cameras.

Texas governor Abbott orders wearing of masks in effort to avoid lockdown

General

After avoiding major outbreaks in April and May, Texas has become a coronavirus hotspot. It reported nearly 8,000 new infections on Thursday.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday decreed that face masks must be worn in all counties with over 20 coronavirus cases, billing the measure as a requirement to avoid another economic shutdown.

U.S. sees 51,000 new COVID-19 cases, infection rising in 37 states

General

A total of nine states posted new record highs on Thursday including Florida, which confirmed more than 10,000 to mark its largest spike so far and more new daily cases than any European country had at the height of their outbreaks.

More than three dozen U.S. states were seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases, according to a Reuters tally on Thursday and the nation set a new record with more than 51,000 infections in a single day as a fresh wave of the pandemic spread across the nation.

This 2020 electron microscope made available by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention image shows the spherical coronavirus particles from the first U.S. case of COVID-19. Two new studies published online Monday, June 29 in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggest more than 250 U.S. children have developed a serious inflammatory condition linked to the coronavirus and while most recovered after intensive-care treatment, the potential for long-term or permanent damage is unknown. (C.S. Goldsmith, A. Tamin/CDC via AP)

Health

Digestive symptoms including nausea and diarrhea are common. Some children may have symptoms resembling Kawasaki disease, a rare condition in children that can cause swelling and heart problems.

At least 285 U.S. children have developed a serious inflammatory condition linked to the coronavirus and while most recovered, the potential for long-term or permanent damage is unknown, two new studies suggest.

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Health

"The reality is this is not close to being over," Tedros told reporters. "Globally, the pandemic is actually speeding up."

Six months after the World Health Organization (WHO) first identified a cluster of atypical pneumonia cases at a hospital in Wuhan, China, the number of people newly infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is rising rapidly.

CanSino's COVID-19 vaccine candidate approved for military use in China

Health

The Ad5-nCoV is one of China’s eight vaccine candidates approved for human trials at home and abroad for the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus. The shot also won approval for human testing in Canada.

China’s military has received the greenlight to use a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by its research unit and CanSino Biologics (6185.HK) after clinical trials proved it was safe and showed some efficacy, the company said on Monday.

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump that Interpol rejects

World

Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad early this year

Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, a local prosecutor reportedly said Monday.

Lines of cars wait at a coronavirus testing site outside of Hard Rock Stadium, Friday, June 26, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Florida banned alcohol consumption at its bars Friday as its daily confirmed coronavirus cases neared 9,000, a new record that is almost double the previous mark set just two days ago. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

World

Germany cautions virus risk still high as economies restart

German Chancellor Angela Merkel cautioned Saturday that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over, as regional outbreaks gave rise to fears of a second wave. Two of the largest U.S. states reversed course and reinstated some coronavirus restrictions amid a surge in new infections.

Tensions rise at virus hot spot apartments in southern Italy

World

The governor of a southern Italian region is insisting that residents who live in an apartment complex where many Bulgarian seasonal farm workers tested positive for COVID-19 stay inside for 15 days, not even emerging to buy food

The governor of a southern Italian region insisted on Friday that residents of an apartment complex quarantine inside for 15 days, not even venturing out to buy food, after dozens of COVID-19 cases among Bulgarian seasonal farm workers and Italians who live there were confirmed.

In times when Black Lives finally matter, building purpose-driven businesses is key to economic empowerment

Africa

The Opportunity Fund will invest only in companies led by people of color, and is the first such fund to be created in response to growing protests

Earlier this month and following the death of George Floyd, SoftBank announced a $100m investment fund for minority-owned businesses. The Opportunity Fund will invest only in companies led by people of color, and is the first such fund to be created in response to growing protests, in the US and worldwide, against racism and lack of equal opportunities for black people. While the initiative is not the first of its kind in the US or abroad (South Africa has several financial institutions dedicated to providing financial support to black entrepreneurs), its significance is much stronger now.

The grant, awarded from the country’s ADF-15 Performance-Based Allocation, will help bolster Ethiopia’s COVID-19 National Emergency Response Plan (NERP).

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on 3 July approved a grant of $165.08 million to support Ethiopia’s response to the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, including helping to ease fiscal pressures on the economy.

Ecobank Group spearheads new private sector initiative to end malaria

Africa

Malaria remains one of the continent’s deadliest diseases, with more than 400,000 fatalities in 2018 alone. Malaria not only impacts the health of communities across Africa, but prosperity too, as the disease limits economic growth and increases poverty amongst the workforce.

The Ecobank Group has confirmed its commitment to support ending malaria, launching the first-of-its-kind Zero Malaria Business Leadership Initiative in partnership with Dakar-based not-for-profit strategic communications and advocacy organization, Speak Up Africa, and the UN-hosted RBM Partnership to End Malaria.

A woman decides to have a facelift for her birthday.

Why Idi Amin did not rename Uganda to Idi

Humor

In fact, more intelligent than all in Uganda, except for me

Idi Amin once wanted to change the name of Uganda to Idi because he thought he could do anything with Uganda.

Don't copy if you cannot paste

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".

I do not base my entry into politics on my numbers on Social Media - John Dumelo

Arts and Entertainment

Asked whether he commercializes his followers, he responded that he does not. He maintained that it is to relate to his fans.

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Ayawaso West Wuogon, John Dumelo, has discredited the assertion that he is in politics because of the number of followers he has on Social Media.

I used to be a Mass Server - John Dumelo. Image credit - Kuulpeeps

Arts and Entertainment

He made it known that it all started when he starred in his maiden movie, entitled Baby Thief, in 1991.

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Ayawaso West Wuogon, John Dumelo, has disclosed that he was a mass server in his formative years at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Tema.

COVID-19 has been challenging - Akesse Brempong

Arts and Entertainment

Akesse noted that the expectation of the lovers of his music should be great Gospel music of hope and the message of Christ.

Akesse Brempong has revealed that musicians are losing revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu

Ads


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)
Expertise
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.

Dr. Nyarkotey Alternative Medical College

We say excellence in Training Alternative Medical Doctors.

Limited spaces available for this pilot project.

Call the admission office now - 0541090045.

Worry no more!

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.

Ads


Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse quis neque et erat laoreet consectetur eget eu diam. Nunc pulvinar pulvinar mi in semper. Nulla tristique odio sit amet dui vehicula, quis porta neque tempor. Vestibulum molestie sapien a lacinia semper. Suspendisse in diam mi. Nam euismod in purus quis imperdiet. Morbi in lacus arcu. Nam rutrum volutpat diam, vel feugiat turpis congue quis. Praesent a elementum est, eu semper odio. Nullam felis urna, porttitor sed urna eget, pharetra ullamcorper felis. Etiam pulvinar odio eget enim dapibus facilisis. In vel purus risus. Sed et eros a ex porta sollicitudin in fermentum nibh. Morbi tincidunt a massa vel cursus.


Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Donec ut sem at enim imperdiet dignissim vel eu nunc. Vestibulum quam nisl, posuere at lectus nec, laoreet convallis leo. Proin ut consectetur mauris, sed sollicitudin lectus. Proin non lorem a lacus pretium dictum. Nulla vitae ligula sit amet odio pretium venenatis non quis magna. Quisque vestibulum eu leo sed facilisis. Cras venenatis non ante at accumsan. Vestibulum sit amet imperdiet dui.

Aliquam blandit consequat nisi at porttitor. Cras ac velit lectus. Phasellus tincidunt lacus non sem faucibus, sed condimentum ipsum ullamcorper. Proin faucibus vehicula ante. Curabitur tempus dictum dui, ut sollicitudin lacus aliquet ut. Curabitur vehicula orci at porta lobortis. Nulla sem justo, vulputate vitae accumsan a, vestibulum nec felis. Suspendisse sit amet facilisis ante.

In arcu massa, congue id lorem vitae, ultricies volutpat enim. Sed sollicitudin quis tortor id mattis. Sed vestibulum eros id vulputate facilisis. Donec nisi ligula, euismod non magna et, lobortis malesuada turpis. Mauris fermentum lectus nec augue sodales scelerisque sed eget elit. Nulla facilisi. Curabitur quis mauris lectus. Integer at ullamcorper libero. Sed viverra quis risus vel tempor. Nam eget volutpat dolor. Quisque enim urna, lacinia non augue quis, porttitor condimentum massa. Nullam eu nisl in augue maximus finibus ut nec est. Praesent nec ligula non lectus venenatis rutrum vel at magna. Sed eget suscipit mi, vitae vulputate risus. Etiam condimentum in risus sit amet vehicula. Vivamus eget dui ultrices, faucibus magna lobortis, scelerisque enim.

Interdum et malesuada fames ac ante ipsum primis in faucibus. Aliquam vitae tincidunt leo. Vestibulum maximus posuere tempor. Vivamus dignissim, nibh ac placerat tempus, erat urna facilisis libero, a euismod nisl ex feugiat ante. Duis sagittis sem ac accumsan ullamcorper. Vestibulum in velit vehicula, tempor urna id, viverra sapien. Sed mauris nisi, porta sit amet neque id, pretium auctor nulla. Proin malesuada eu diam sed tincidunt. Sed mi enim, aliquam in accumsan vitae, scelerisque vitae lectus. Suspendisse eu congue urna. Curabitur sit amet vehicula leo.

Nullam pharetra est tellus. Duis porttitor tempus quam, quis dignissim mauris pharetra at. Quisque ullamcorper ligula nunc, eget faucibus justo blandit eget. Pellentesque ex turpis, pretium quis ipsum id, tristique tincidunt risus. Aliquam sed massa ex. Duis a quam sagittis, porttitor felis sit amet, ultricies lectus. Aenean at erat eu metus vestibulum malesuada quis quis libero. Integer venenatis lobortis ex ut porttitor. Etiam sit amet vestibulum dolor. Proin dignissim, odio vitae volutpat laoreet, erat nisi aliquet ex, at pulvinar enim lacus ut orci. Nulla venenatis accumsan dolor, id dictum nisl faucibus sed. Cras mattis venenatis dolor eu mollis. Donec at augue egestas, gravida enim in, varius quam. Quisque tincidunt sagittis urna sed porttitor. Maecenas quis nunc vulputate, cursus libero non, fermentum velit. Suspendisse potenti.

Mauris laoreet viverra placerat. Fusce auctor consequat odio in bibendum. Aenean sagittis nisl non condimentum pellentesque. Donec in tortor tempor, interdum nunc nec, venenatis urna. Nam quis justo pretium, fermentum nisl eget, ultrices nibh. Donec tristique dictum neque ut imperdiet. Vestibulum ante ipsum primis in faucibus orci luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae; Nunc vehicula volutpat risus, quis finibus erat lacinia eu.

Pellentesque ut augue non odio pulvinar venenatis. Ut feugiat malesuada lacus volutpat lobortis. Quisque et mi tincidunt diam dictum tincidunt ac vitae lectus. Sed scelerisque ante sapien, porttitor accumsan turpis posuere a. Ut eget ex purus. In quis molestie est, sit amet auctor lacus. In rhoncus tellus a sapien mattis aliquet. Aliquam non risus sit amet enim vehicula tincidunt. Curabitur placerat lorem ut consequat mollis. Interdum et malesuada fames ac ante ipsum primis in faucibus. Morbi accumsan libero vitae nibh euismod hendrerit. Mauris id quam hendrerit eros sollicitudin ornare. Nullam in massa sapien. Aliquam a efficitur arcu.

Fusce finibus risus non neque consequat, ut vulputate ligula viverra. Sed mattis elementum lacus, quis tincidunt ex auctor id. Sed vel massa ac tellus tristique lacinia vitae ut nunc. Cras neque nibh, scelerisque ut rhoncus non, mollis eu enim. Integer et quam urna. Mauris pretium urna augue, sit amet blandit turpis consequat eget. Curabitur placerat augue molestie ligula ultrices finibus. Sed finibus turpis eget maximus tincidunt. Mauris ultricies sodales nisi, nec vulputate nibh vehicula gravida. Sed in nulla mollis velit elementum vulputate eu eget nisi. Praesent vehicula maximus orci non finibus.

Cras hendrerit vitae elit ac gravida. Ut mollis ultricies velit at ullamcorper. Curabitur risus magna, sollicitudin nec pulvinar vel, volutpat in mauris. Curabitur aliquet dictum enim, sed fermentum diam commodo vitae. Phasellus vitae velit non justo feugiat posuere. Quisque gravida, velit laoreet viverra aliquet, augue sapien lacinia arcu, eget placerat ligula neque pharetra mi. Nam viverra elit arcu, at bibendum ex efficitur vitae. Cras tincidunt tortor sem, a tincidunt felis faucibus non. Sed ac malesuada arcu. Nulla dignissim vehicula orci, vitae elementum orci. Sed ex orci, luctus non lobortis non, tincidunt at magna. Praesent tristique, dolor quis sollicitudin rutrum, ante augue sagittis arcu, vel porttitor sapien felis nec turpis. In ultrices sed elit sit amet auctor. Nam aliquet, est id sodales scelerisque, lacus mi rutrum lectus, sit amet molestie lorem elit sit amet turpis.


Cras hendrerit vitae elit ac gravida. Ut mollis ultricies velit at ullamcorper. Curabitur risus magna, sollicitudin nec pulvinar vel, volutpat in mauris. Curabitur aliquet dictum enim, sed fermentum diam commodo vitae. Phasellus vitae velit non justo feugiat posuere. Quisque gravida, velit laoreet viverra aliquet, augue sapien lacinia arcu, eget placerat ligula neque pharetra mi. Nam viverra elit arcu, at bibendum ex efficitur vitae. Cras tincidunt tortor sem, a tincidunt felis faucibus non. Sed ac malesuada arcu. Nulla dignissim vehicula orci, vitae elementum orci. Sed ex orci, luctus non lobortis non, tincidunt at magna. Praesent tristique, dolor quis sollicitudin rutrum, ante augue sagittis arcu, vel porttitor sapien felis nec turpis. In ultrices sed elit sit amet auctor. Nam aliquet, est id sodales scelerisque, lacus mi rutrum lectus, sit amet molestie lorem elit sit amet turpis.

File image - Year of Return celebrations, 126 African diasporans granted Ghanaian citizenship.

Features

As the United States again confronts its history of racism, as outrage again erupts over police killings, leaders in Ghana say they’re rolling out the welcome mat for black Americans who want to get away from the turmoil.

Kimberly Reese has never visited Ghana, but she is already designing her dream home there. The Ohio mother of five says she doesn’t feel safe in the United States.

Dr Hilda Boye (left) and in full personal protective gear for COVID-19 duties (right)

Features

The masks, however, cannot steal the smiles that show in our eyes even when the mask covers the mouth and nose. We all need to stay strong and help fight COVID-19.

Written By Dr Hilda Mantebea Boye - Many people all over the world have been quite anxious about the global pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Many have lost their loved ones, their livelihoods and even their minds from the impact of this pandemic. On March 12, 2020, Ghana confirmed its first cases of COVID-19.

Ernesto Yeboah writes... What is freedom?

Features

A prison term becomes the least of our concerns when our supposed freedoms have been corrupted like this. The structures intended to protect us continue to oppress us. We are not free.

I am due to stand trial in Akufo-Addo’s Ghana for organising a vigil to say Black Lives Matter. I could be jailed for up to one year on a false charge if the neo-colonial court pronounces me guilty. This concerns me, not for myself but for the fact that our legal system has been so efficiently structured against the People.

Mr President, please reconsider school re-opening

Letters

Governance is about giving and taking opinions and ideas. And by this write-up, I hope I can convince you about the need to reverse your policy regarding the re-opening of school.

Dear Mr President,

I hope you are well and keeping safe during this COVID-19 period. As citizens, we have to support you every step along the way – especially in these distressing times. And this support includes reaching out to you directly (regardless of the medium).

Akwasi Ameyaw Cheremeh, MP for Sunyani East

Letters

The Library is not the only thing that portrays your failure as an MP. Look at the road in front of the Regional Hospital and that tells you that you are sleeping on the job. You should not tell me that MPs don’t construct roads because there are other MPs that have influenced many projects in their constituencies.

Dear Hon. Ameyaw Cheremeh,
Before I proceed, I want to introduce myself. My name is Augustine Boahen a native of Sunyani. I had my basic education at Sunyani and my Secondary education at Sunyani Secondary before proceeding to the University of Cape Coast. I did my national service at Sunyani before I migrated to Canada and has been here for the past 25 years. I am giving this background to show that I am a born and bred son of your constituency. For the past three years, I have been in Ghana three times and what I see in Sunyani has compelled me to pen you this letter. My last visit was in February this year and I wanted to meet you but was told that you were in Accra.

President Nana Akufo-Addo. File image

Letters

Saiko is a severely destructive form of illegal fishing, where industrial trawlers target the staple catch of artisanal fishers and sell this fish back to local coastal communities at a profit. It threatens jobs and food security and endangers Ghana’s economy. It is also referred to as “Galamsey on the sea”.

Dear Mr. President,

We respectfully call upon you to issue an urgent directive to end “saiko” fishing, an illegality that is undermining your commendable efforts to protect the fishing industry that provides food security and livelihoods for over 2.7 million Ghanaians.

Ambassador Shi Ting Wang, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana

Interviews

How will China help Ghana fight against the COVID-19?

Following reports that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently applauded the efforts of China, initially the worse hit country, over the containment of the COVID-19, the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Shi Ting Wang (Mr Wang), granted an exclusive interview to the Daily Graphic’s Doreen Andoh (DA) on how China was currently using its experiences and lessons to support the global fight, particularly in Ghana and Africa. Below are excerpts of the interview.

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.

Interviews

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.

Latest in Category