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Institutionalize Yoga to enhance wellbeing – India high Commissioner


The excessive fee of India in Ghana has venerated international Day of Yoga, with a clarion name for the institutionalisation of the practice in colleges and firms to enhance human fitness and increase the well-being of the citizenry.

Mr Sugandh Rajaram, excessive Commissioner of India to Ghana, said that Yoga turned into a holistic fitness and well being hobby centered at the mental and physical health of humans and thus had to be inculcated inside the teenagers.“this is the fine workout that one may have,” he emphasized, and stated as a physical exercising, it helped humans to live optimistic, explore new ideas and improve mental fitness.

International Yoga Day is marked on June 21 each 12 months and considering that 2015, the Day has been observed to spread awareness most of the masses approximately the importance of Yoga and its outcomes on human fitness.

Ghana’s Pan African heritage Museum seeks to reclaim Africa’s records


The Maasai of Kenya and Tanzania, the Himba of Namibia, the Somali of the Horn of Africa, the Zulu of southern Africa and the Mbenga of the West Congo Basin – among many different communities – should quickly be on the circulate to a brand new home in Ghana.

The most good sized mass movement of peoples within Africa began greater than 4,000 years in the past, whilst huge populations of Bantu-speakers left their authentic dwellings in southern West Africa, to settle in different parts of the continent.

The new migrants can be traveling in the opposite path.Like their predecessors, they will now not require visas or tour files.The museum therefore seeks to very own the African narrative by way of bridging what the founders say is an opening that has widened among humans of African descent for over four hundred years.It is a museum that seeks to educate, heal, and inspire.

China monetary Stimulus Clouded by way of recovery signs and symptoms, Fed Hikes

Chinese banks saved their fundamental lending rates unchanged on Monday, with the start of a slow economic recuperation from Covid lockdowns and tighter monetary policy in the rest of the world clouding the outlook for greater principal financial institution stimulus.

The only-year mortgage top charge became left at 3.7%, in keeping with maximum forecasts and where it’s been due to the fact that a reduction in January.

The 5-year rate, a reference for mortgages, become also maintained at 4.45%, following a document 15-basis factor reduce last month.

Hong Kong Lawyers Are The Next Target of Xi’s National Security Law

Veteran human rights legal professional Michael Vidler decided it was too dangerous to paintings in Hong Kong the instant a decide distinctive to address national safety regulation instances implied providing legal help to democracy activists could be a crime.

Choose Stanley Chan cited a contact card naming regulation companies, consisting of Vidler’s, as evidence of the way prepared the 2019 anti-authorities camp become in his judgment for an illegal assembly conviction in advance this year. As to whether or not the legal professionals named were “accomplices” to that crime, Chan said he couldn’t remark.

Hajj first flight takes off today


The first batch of over 400 pilgrims for this 12 months’s Hajj is predicted to leave the usa to Saudi Arabia nowadays.

In keeping with the Chairman of the Hajj Board, Sheikh Ibrahim C. Quaye, 4 flights will pass from the Tamale Airport even as 5 can be transferring from Accra, from June 30, 2022.

Speakme in an interview Sheikh Quaye said due to the outbreak of the COVID-19, Saudi authorities located a ban on Hajj for all foreign pilgrims given that 2020.

He said throughout the 2-year ban, over 2000 pilgrims voluntarily opted to depart their fares with the Hajj board with the know-how that they could be considered earlier than different pilgrims when the Hajj started out in destiny.

“After the ban on Hajj changed into lifted this year, quotas of all taking part international locations have been drastically reduced. Ghana’s quota is 3,069 in place of the 2020 quota of 6,000 pilgrims, and so we can keep in mind people who left their monies with us first before another pilgrim.”

Hajj to take off on june 20th


He first batch of over 400 ability pilgrims for this yr’s Hajj is ready emplane to Saudi Arabia on June 20, 2022, from the Tamale Airport, Chairman of the Hajj Board, Sheikh Ibrahim C. Quaye, has stated.He said in all, 4 flights would leave Tamale whilst 5 could be shifting from Accra, from June 30, 2022.

Speaking in an interview with the Ghana news employer, on Thursday in Accra, Sheikh Quaye stated due to the outbreak of the COVID-19, Saudi authorities placed a ban on Hajj for all foreign pilgrims for the reason that 2020.

He stated for the duration of the 2-12 months ban, over 2000 pilgrims voluntarily opted to go away their fares with the Hajj board with the know-how that they might be taken into consideration earlier than different pilgrims when the Hajj commenced in future.“After the ban on Hajj changed into lifted this year, quotas of all taking part countries were considerably reduced. Ghana’s quota is three,069 instead of the 2020 quota of 6,000 pilgrims, and so we will don’t forget people who left their monies with us first before some other pilgrim.”

Sheikh Quaye was however brief to observe that all the pilgrims had made an additional price of GH¢7000.00 to the preceding quantity of GH¢19,500 they paid.He referred to that the package deal for brand spanking new applicants for this year is GH¢39,000.

Creative enterprise Can turn Ghana’s economy around’ – Juliet Asante said


The chief government Officer of the countrywide movie Authority, Juliet Asante, has declared that Ghana’s creative enterprise has the potential of reworking the economy due to its endless capability for increase.In keeping with her, a number of of factors, including few distributors and the slim marketing channel, have made it tough for Ghana’ creative enterprise to blossom as a good deal because it ought to in spite of the fine substances produced and the united states of america’s rich history within the creative arts area.

“it’s miles one of the largest avenues for us, but we’ve sadly not tapped into it,” she stated at the on-air series of the Citi business pageant on Monday.Juliet Asante, who’s also the Board Chair of the country wide movie and television Institute (NAFTI), said she strongly believes that the revolution of the continent will stem from its innovative industry, stressing that due to the ease of access and full-size possibilities, the sector can rent millions of young people.

“I consider that the revolution of Africa will take place from the creative space. The kind of mass numbers we want to hire can best come from the innovative area because the obstacles to access are low, and the opportunity is significant, it’s far global. The branding of Africa can take place at the wings of the innovative space,” she stated.Currently, approximately five million human beings are hired inside the audiovisual area alone within the creative arts enterprise and bringing in approximately $5 billion annually, but UNESCO estimates that this could be quadrupled to $20 billion according to yr and 20 million human beings hired

Ghana heads for fifth wave amidst speedy spreading infections, choked hospitals


There has been a tremendous surge in Covid-19 cases in Ghana this month, putting the country at the path to its fifth wave because the outbreak in March 2020.In March 2022, President Akufo-Addo lifted maximum of the Covid-19 restrictions.The executive tool changed into revoked, allowing all land and sea borders to be re-opened.

The carrying of facemasks, a prime intervention in curtailing the spread of Sars-Cov-2 (the virus which causes Covid-19), become also comfortable, making the wearing of face coverings not mandatory.All in-character activities, together with non secular gatherings, meetings, workshops, and funerals, ought to now resume at full ability, as long as the target market and members are completely vaccinated, however hand washing and hand sanitizing points have been nonetheless to be made to be had, President Akufo-Addo said in his twenty eighth deal with to the country at the pandemic.

At this time, cases had been low around the country with a unmarried case of Covid-19 stated on the 17th of April, an active case of simply 26 and no hospitalisations at all.Nowadays, active cases have crossed the 1,000 infections mark with 120 men and women contracting the sickness in one day, records from the Ghana health provider shows.
COVID-19: Ghana heads for 5th wave amidst fast spreading infections, choked hospitals

Board Established For New Zealand Asian Lawyers

New Zealand Asian Lawyers, currently established under the Superdiversity Institute for Law, Policy and Business, is pleased to announce that it is taking the next step in expanding its influence and has created its own board of directors.

New Zealand Asian Lawyers President and Chair of the Superdiversity Institute Mai Chen said that the formation of the board was a critical step in taking New Zealand Asian Lawyers to a new level of influence.

“With one in nine of the legal profession identifying themselves as Asian, the role that New Zealand Asian Lawyers has to play now is vital to ensuring that the talents and expertise of these ethnically diverse Kiwis are fully utilised for the benefit of their clients, the justice system, government, business and the not for profit sectors of New Zealand. Culturally, Asians tend to keep a more modest profile in society and just work away, but given the significant numbers in our profession, and growing, it is important that we make our contribution visible. There are unique strengths and experiences that come from our culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds that can benefit all New Zealanders and to ensure equal access to justice for all.”

“Drawing on the exceptional talent and experience within New Zealand Asian Lawyers’ ranks, we have curated a diverse board reflective of professional experience, gender, cultural backgrounds and balance. All of our board members have had different pathways in the law and all of them have their own Kiwi and Asian stories which they draw on to help their work. It’s a Board I am proud to chair”, she said.


Ghana police opens fire on student of islamic Senior high school in the Ashanti region of Ghana


  About 30 students of the Islamic Senior High School in the Ashanti Region of Ghana were rushed to the hospital on Monday June 13, after police allegedly opened tear gas on them while they were demonstrating over frequent road accidents in front of their school.

According to local media reports, the students had blocked the road in front of their school in the course of their protest over frequent knockdowns.

In their protests, the students cried that frequent calls for speed ramps have fallen on deaf ears

Some of the students were said to have gone unconscious and others were left with severe pain. It is however not clear if that is a result of the alleged firing of tear  that the police have denied firing live bullets. According to the police, they only fired warning shots to disperse the crowd.

Worried parents stormed the school to demand the release of their wards as news of the incident went viral.

“I heard there is a scuffle in the school and the police attacked the students, shooting and beating them. I heard the police chased them even into their dormitories and were beating the girls. I feel very bad seeing school children on the floor unconscious. Everybody is messed up here,” a parent said.

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