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GDPR Infringement? Lufthansa Passengers Have to Take a Selfie to Prove they Are Real and Get a Refund

Quietly and without any mention in their Terms and Conditions, the German national carrier now requires its passengers to provide a selfie of themselves holding their ID next to their face before issuing a refund for a delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight. In the above email, Lufthansa’s Customer Relations writes: “in order to finalize the […]Read More
General Opinion

Removing barriers to access justice: An interview with Commonwealth Secretary-General

Patricia Scotland QC, the first female Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations has reignited the Commonwealth’s aspiration of improving the justice systems of its 53 member countries. In edited audio excerpts from an interview with Nimi Princewill, Ms. Scotland discussed the outcomes of the recently concluded Commonwealth Law Ministers’ Meeting Read More
Opinion

The People’s Manifesto: NDC banking on grassroots inclusivity to win 2020 polls

The German philosopher, Friedrich Wilhelm Hegel, explained that truth emerges from the synthesis of contradicting thoughts; for example, in determining the validity of logical reasoning you would have to deduce the major and minor premises. From the socio-political perspective, contradictions continuously manifest in various forms, e.g., between the left-wing and the Read More
Opinion

Better find out who killed Atta-Mills

I don’t know that the Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori-Panyin, II, necessarily erred on the side of mendacity when His Majesty reported in the wake of the death of former Vice-President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur in the gymnasium of the Ghana Airforce, while exercising, that there had not been any ambulance available to rush the dying man […]Read More
Opinion World

Kagame attributes social unrest in ‘neighbouring country’ to corrupt, selfish regime

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has said a particular neighbouring country is facing increasing social unrest because its ruling government has exploited people for a long time. Without giving a name, Mr Kagame said in that neighbouring country, 1% of the population controls 100% of the country’s resources, leaving others to suffer. “Countries I mentioned with […]Read More
Opinion

The deplorable state of sanitation in Accra

“Cleanliness is next to Godliness” is the first statement that comes to mind immediately the topic of sanitation is discussed. One can never talk about sanitation extensively without alluding to this powerful and catchy expression. Many may think that this adage emanates from the Bible but unfortunately, they are misguided because there is no scriptural […]Read More
General Opinion

Ghana’s MPs reproach gov’t on bad Sanitation: Sign off-taker agreement for IRECOP replication in 16 regions

Environmental sanitation is a key issue that when properly tackled adds to the value of the country and Ghana is no exception. Following the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufu-Addo’s Jamestown declaration that he was going to make Accra the cleanest city in the whole of Africa, sanitation and waste management have become a priority and […]Read More
Opinion

I Stand for Hijab

Hijab is a veil or headscarf that is worn by women to conceal their hair. Most often, Muslim women wear it as a symbol of modesty, privacy and above all an obedience to their creator. According to the Holy Quran of Islam and Muslim World, modesty concerns both men and women. The Qur’an instructs Muslim […]Read More