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Photographer living in camera-shaped house names sons Canon, Nikon and Epson

According to local news blog All About Belgaum, Ravi Hongal has been obsessed with photography since childhood. He wasn’t the best student, but he was always out an about with Pentax and Zenit cameras shooting pictures, and was always...

SA settlements named ‘Covid-19’ and ‘Sanitiser’

A community in a newly formed informal settlement near the South African city of Cape Town has given the pandemic a new twist and named their area Covid-19. The place is occupied by people who have lost their income due...

Cat rescued after two weeks with head stuck in plastic jar

Animal rescuers in New Zealand said a cat with a plastic peanut butter jar stuck over its head was captured after two weeks of evading rescue. Annaliese England, manager of the Matamata Animal Trust, said the cat with the jar...

We’ll Be Back! Inmates escape prison, leave note promising to return in two weeks

Italian media reported the strange case of two inmates who managed to escape from Rebibbia prison and left behind a letter explaining their reason for escaping and promising to be back soon. On the night of June 2nd, Davad Zukanovic,...

Deer runs into Black Lives Matter protest in New Jersey, seriously injuring woman

Three people were injured, one seriously, while marching in a Black Lives Matter protest in New Jersey on Friday when a deer bolted into the crowd of demonstrators, according to officials. The South Brunswick Police Department said on Twitter the...

Thailand seafood fraudsters sentenced to 1,446 years in jail

A court in Thailand has sentenced two owners of a restaurant to 1,446 years in prison each for defrauding the public. Last year, Laemgate seafood restaurant launched a pay-in-advance food promotion online. Up to 20,000 people purchased 50 million Thai baht...

Madagascar minister sacked for plan to buy $2.2m sweets

Madagascar’s education minister was sacked after a plan to order $2.2m (£1.7m) worth of sweets was revealed. Rijasoa Andriamanana said last week she was ordering the sweets for children to take to mask the "bitter" aftertaste of the Covid-Organics concoction,...

Thieves tunnel into South African liquor shop

Thieves in South Africa tunnelled into a liquor shop in Johannesburg, during the ban on the sale of alcohol imposed as part of the coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Those restrictions have now been partially lifted. The manager of Shoprite LiquorShop only discovered...

Face masks wash up on Sydney beach

Having a hard time buying face masks? Thousands of them have washed up on a beach near Sydney. They are from a big cargo vessel on its way from China to Melbourne. Bad weather forced the APL England to change...

Kenyan widow boils stones for starving children

A Kenyan woman has narrated how she had to boil stones to make her children believe that she was preparing food for them. Penina Bahati, a mother of eight, could not find menial jobs because of coronavirus so she had...

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President Akufo-Addo cuts sod for Nsukwao Basin Drainage project

President Akufo-Addo has cut the sod for the commencement of construction of the Nsukwao Basin Drainage Project, in Koforidua,...

President Akufo-Addo visits 1D1F facility in Akropong

President Akufo-Addo has visited Akro Farms Ltd., a 1-District 1-Factory (1D1F) initiative at Apasare, in Akwapim North. The company, which produces fresh and healthy table...

President Akufo-Addo calls for unity and patriotism from Ghanaians

President Akufo-Addo has charged Ghanaians to continue to uphold the tenets of patriotism that formed the foundation of the founding fathers of the nation...

Significance Of Founders’ Day

NEWS COMMENTARY ON THE SIGNIFICANCE OF FOUNDERS' DAY Founders Day forms a significance occasion in this country. In the first place, it shows the contributions...

Tweneboa Kodua SHS students threaten to boycott 2020 WASSCE over strict invigilation

Final year students of the Tweneboa Kodua Senior High School (SHS) at Kumawu in the Ashanti Region yesterday (Monday August 3,2020) threatened to boycott the...