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Ghanaian Govt Present Posthumous Award

Ghanaian Govt Present Posthumous Award

The Government of Ghana presented a posthumous award to the spouse of the late Dr. Leonard Teye-Botchway in recognition of his meritorious service, saying that he was a “Doctors Doctor’, a son, teacher, diplomat, father, husband, brother, preacher and above all, a proud son of Mother Ghana.” This is according to a report in the My Joy... Read more of this article

Dr Leonard Teye-Botchway Laid To Rest

Dr Leonard Teye-Botchway Laid To Rest

Large crowds of people turned out to mourn the loss of Dr Leonard Teye-Botchway, an esteemed ophthalmologist and Honorary Consul of the Republic of Ghana to Bermuda. A wide cross-section of the community attended his funeral, ranging from Bermuda’s Governor John Rankin and dignitaries representing the Republic of Ghana including the Honorable Mohammed... Read more of this article

Tribute Paid To Dr Leonard Teye-Botchway

Tribute Paid To Dr Leonard Teye-Botchway

Premier David Burt today expressed condolences to the family of the late Dr. Leonard Teye-Botchway, a well known eye-surgeon who served as the first-ever honorary consul for Ghana in Bermuda. The late Dr Teye-Botchway, born and raised in Ghana and resided and practiced in Bermuda for many years, was a popular eye-surgeon and served as the first-ever... Read more of this article

Ghana Studies Bermuda’s Water System

Ghana Studies Bermuda’s Water System

[Written by Don Burgess] Ghana is studying Bermuda’s system of collecting rain to help solve their water crisis. The Ghanaian High Commissioner to the UK, Papa Owusu-Ankomah, recently visited the offices of OBMI Bermuda and met with regional director Colin Campbell.Mr Campbell gave a presentation on how Bermuda uses water harvesting through tanks,... Read more of this article

Ghana’s High Commissioner Visits Bermuda

Ghana’s High Commissioner Visits Bermuda

[Written by Don Burgess] In what is believed to be an historic first, an African ambassador had an official state visit to Bermuda last week. Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland was on the island last week. His Excellency Papa Owusu-Ankomah met with both Premier David Burt and Governor John Rankin. He also... Read more of this article

Condolence Book Opens For Paul Njoroge

Condolence Book Opens For Paul Njoroge

A condolence book has opened for people to express their sympathies to Paul Njoroge whose family were tragically killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, with Mr Njoroge’s wife, three small children and mother in law all on the flight that crashed on Sunday. In a tragedy of indescribable proportions, the Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed shortly... Read more of this article

Dr. Teye-Botchway Operates On Wallaby’s Eye

Dr. Teye-Botchway Operates On Wallaby’s Eye

Last month ophthalmic surgeon Dr. Leonard Teye-Botchway operated on the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo’s Parma Wallaby, Mandu, removing his luxated lens that was causing fluid buildup and dangerous pressure to form in his eye. “We had noticed that Mandu’s eye had suddenly become enlarged and cloudy,” said Dr. Ian Walker, Principle Curator... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Eye Institute Holds ‘Patch Party’

Photos/Video: Eye Institute Holds ‘Patch Party’

The 4th annual ‘Patch Party’ was held yesterday [Sept 15] at the WindReach Recreational Center in Warwick, with approximately 40 children attending the event which served to reward them for their hard work. The invited children all have an eye condition called Amblyopia [commonly known as lazy eye], which affects up to 4% of all children.... Read more of this article