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Man sits on toilet for 116 hours to set new Guinness record

A Belgian man spent 116 consecutive hours sitting on a toilet in a local bar in a bid to set a new Guinness World Record. Jimmy De Frenne sat on...

Ghana launches manual to enhance road networks

A Design Manual for Low Volume Roads has been launched in Accra in a bid to ensure proper planning and designing of road networks in the country. The 500 page...

Stakeholders advocate decriminalisation of cannabis as narcotic

The West Africa Drug Policy Network, the Crime Check Foundation, an NGO, and other Stakeholders are pushing for the decriminalisation of certain drugs such as cannabis. This will allow the...

Mango farmers commend government for PERD

The Chairman of the Sunyani Green Field Cooperative Mango Farmers Association, George Agbozo, has commended government for making Mango one of the major crops under its Planting for Export...

Maiden China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo

The First China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo was held, in Changsha, capital of Hunan Province, in Central China. Many trade and economic exchange platforms were created to help strengthen trade...

MASLOC presents 83 buses to GPRTU to boost its operations

Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) Ghana, under the office of the President of Ghana, has presented 83 buses to The Ghana Private Road Transport Union, (GPRTU), to help...

Sunyani: NABCO trainees unhappy over unpaid allowances

Some aggrieved trainees with the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO), in the Sunyani Municipality are yet to receive their stipend weeks after the Chief Executive Officer of the scheme, Dr...

French environment minister, quits over spending allegations

France's Environment Minister François de Rugy has announced his resignation after being accused of extravagant spending, including on private dinners. He lashed out at what he described as a "media...

Brazil cocaine haul: Shoppers find drug stash in their soap powder box

Shoppers in Brazil found they had unwittingly bought cocaine when they opened soap powder they had purchased at a supermarket in Sao Paulo. At least 80kg (176lb) of the drug...

2 jailed, 8 fined ₵3,840 for sanitation offences

Two persons namely Charles Asante and Emmanuel Oduro have been sentenced to ten months in prison for contravening provisions in the Public Health Act, 2012 (851) and the Accra...

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Man sits on toilet for 116 hours to set new Guinness record

A Belgian man spent 116 consecutive hours sitting on a toilet in a local bar in a bid to set a new Guinness World...