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Press Release: The Ghana Physician Assistants Association challenges NHIA new directive

NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE AUTHORITY’S DIRECTIVE ON CREDENTIALING OF PRIVATE HEALTH CENTRES MANNED BY PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: A THREAT TO THE ATTAINMENT OF UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE IN GHANA The Ghana Physician Assistants Association and the entire Physician Assistant fraternity is taken aback by a directive dated 12th December, 2019 from the Board and Management of the Read More
General Opinion

What is Bipartisanship, Really?

Simply put, bipartisanship is working with the other party to get something done. It’s opposite, partisanship is working only to get done what your party wants, at the expense of the other party.  Zero-Sum Partisans Partisans believe the world is zero-sum, meaning they believe there is a fixed amount of prosperity to go around and […]Read More
Business Opinion

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