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Only 5 out of 24 adopted communities pass as Open Defecation Free

The Water, Sanitation and Hgyiene (WASH) programme under the auspices of World Vision Ghana, a non-governmental organisation, has visited two Open Defecation Free (ODF) communities in the Nkwanta South Municipality of the Volta Region, to ascertain the impact of...

Mortal remains of Kofi Annan leaves Geneva for Accra

A United Nations (UN) plane carrying the mortal remains of the former Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Busumuru Kofi Annan has set off from Geneva, Switzerland to Accra. The casket, draped in a UN flag, is accompanied by his...

New robotic system for keyhole surgery to be released in the UK

A British company has designed the Versius robot in Cambridge by CMR Surgical, the Versius is smaller and the company believes it will be more flexible than existing robots, allowing it to perform a wider range of operations. Versius has...

New technology that can help predict fatal heart attacks – Study

Researchers have developed a new technology that can flag patients at risk of deadly heart attacks years before they occur, according to a study released by the University of Oxford. Researchers at the University of Oxford, working with colleagues in...

Cyber fraud cases rises to 41.7% in Ghana's Banking Industry

Cyber fraud cases in the banking industry have increased by 41.66 per cent from 1002 cases in 2016 to 1418 cases in 2017, the Bank of Ghana has disclosed. Out of the number, 51.2 percent of the incidents were recorded...

Cargill doubles purchase of cocoa from Ghana

The amount of sustainable cocoa sourced by Cargill in Ghana has doubled since the establishment of its own licensed buying company (LBC) model, and over 13,000 cocoa farmers are now benefiting from the initiative – up by 30% from...

NPA CEO in ¢15.5billion rent advance deny

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA), has denied media reports that its Chief Executive Officer  has spent an amount of  15.5 billion cedis on a year’s rent advance.  According to a statement by the Authority, a story carried by the...

UNHCR report on migrants

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Crossing Mediterranean 'deadlier than ever' for migrants — UNHCR report

The proportion of people who are dying at sea trying to reach Europe has greatly increased, according to a new UNHCR report. Despite lower numbers of refugees and migrants crossing the sea than in 2017, the UNHCR reported one death...

Amazing benefits of mushrooms for a healthy skin

Mushroom contains Hyaluronic acid which is considered as the body’s internal moisturizer as it firms and plumps up your skin. It also contains a polysaccharide that is equally beneficial in hydrating your skin. Mushrooms contain compounds that have anti-inflammatory properties...

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