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Sexually abused children can develop mental health disorder- Dr Ekremet

A Child and Adolescent Mental Health Specialist at the Accra Psychiatric Hospital, Dr Peggy Ekremet, says sexually abused children can suffer diminished mental health. She said many girls who had been internalised were traumatised as they suffered anxiety which resulted...

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles out of individual all-around final

American gymnast and four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles has withdrawn from Thursday's individual all-around final in Tokyo. Biles, the most successful US gymnast of all time, said she had  to focus on her mental health after pulling out of...

University teachers threaten strike over poor conditions of service

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), has warned of possible strike action, following the government’s refusal to address the worsening conditions of service of the members. According to the National Executive Committee (NEC), the Association was not happy with...

Policewoman delivers homeless woman’s baby

A Mozambican police officer has helped deliver a baby for a homeless woman, who has not been named, with the help of two colleagues. The officers were on patrol in downtown Maputo on Saturday when a man approached them for...

University of Ghana Board urged to be globally competitive

Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, Minister of Education, has urged the Governing Board of the University of Ghana to be globally competitive in the pursuit of higher education in the country. “You need to compete with the rest of the world...

Communities in Deve get potable water

Madamfo Ghana Foundation, a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) and its partners have provided potable water to residents of Deve in the Akatsi South Municipality of the Volta region. The borehole water project is expected to resolve the acute water shortage...

Tokyo 2020: Ghana’s Sulemanu Tetteh advances to Round of 16

Sulemanu Tetteh who fought in the Flyweight division won 2-1 against his Dominican Republic opponent Rogrido Marte in the round of 32 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Monday morning. He won two of the three fights to record...

Ayitikope Murder: Church members mourn pastor and wife

Members of the Harmony with Jesus Ministry International have expressed disgust at the alleged murder of their founder and his wife by unknown assailants at their residence at Ayitikope in the Akatsi South Municipality of the Volta Region. According to...

Dieter Brummer: Home and Away actor dies aged 45

Australian actor Dieter Brummer, best known for his role as Shane Parrish on TV soap Home And Away between 1992 and 1996, has died aged 45. Brummer was found dead at a house in Sydney on Saturday by New South...

Passing Anti-Gay Bill will have international consequences- MP for Madina

MP for Madina, Francis Xavier Sosu, says he has been misunderstood by many following his initial comments in an interview on the anti-gay bill that is currently before parliament. Earlier, he said passing the anti-gay bill into law will definitely...

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