Motorcycle crashes constitute about 40 per cent of the road accidents in 2021

Accra,- The National Road Safety Authority (NRSA) says motorcycle crashes constitute about 40 per cent of the total road accidents recorded from January to October 2021. Madam May Obiri-Yaboah, the Director-General of NRSA, said the overall number of accidents was 2,126 of which almost half was related to motorcycle crashes. This, she said, should be […]

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COVID-19 Vaccination: Ashanti Region targets 500,000 by end December

Kumasi,– In line with the declaration of December as COVID-19 Vaccination Month by the Ghana Health Service, the Ashanti Regional Health Directorate plans to vaccinate about 500,000 people in the region before the end of the month. The Directorate seeks to achieve this target by intensifying its vaccination campaign through house-to-house vaccination exercises as well […]

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Quotes from Frantz Fanon’s Wretched of the Earth that resonate 60 years later

Space In the first chapter of The Wretched of the Earth, ‘On Violence,’ Fanon describes colonialism as a system of absolute violence that can only be opposed through violence. He references South Africa as he powerfully describes the colonial world expressed in space: The colonist’s sector is built to last…a sector of lights and paved roads, […]

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Police investigating Bellingham’s match-fixing comments

German police are investigating Jude Bellingham’s comments on referee Felix Zwayer after Borussia Dortmund’s loss to Bayern Munich, according to Sky in Germany. Bellingham hit out at the performance of Zwayer during the 3-2 defeat as Dortmund were left frustrated after the referee turned down appeals for a penalty – only to award Bayern one […]

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Commuters stranded as commercial drivers begin indefinite strike

Accra,- Some commuters have been left stranded as commercial drivers Monday began an indefinite strike in protest of increased fuel prices. The commuters, many of whom were helpless at various bus stops in Accra, expressed frustration at the situation and called on the government to, as a matter of urgency, reduce the prices of fuel […]

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Media practitioners urged to increase reportage on disability issues

Accra,– Ms Fatimatu Abubakar, the Deputy Information Minister, has urged journalists and media practitioners to increase their reportage on issues and conditions of Persons Living with Disability (PWDs). She said that would bring their challenges to the fore for stakeholders to address. Ms Abubakar said this at the closing ceremony of the Young Africans Leadership […]

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GNA’s Prosper Kuorsoh wins disability reporting award

Accra,– Prosper K. Kuorsoh, an Editor with the Upper West Regional office of the Ghana News Agency (GNA) has picked up the first runner up award for Disability Reporting in Ghana, offered by the YALI TV-Media Capacity Building Initiative on Disability Reporting (MCBIRD). The overall Best Journalist Reporting on Disability award went to Portia Sonia […]

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