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‘41% of Ghanaians have mental problem’

Forty-one per cent of Ghanaians have some form of mental disorders, particularly psychological distress, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Mental Health Authority, Dr Akwasi Osei, has said. Quoting...

Man finds ‘own amputation’ on cigarette packets without consent

A 60-year-old man in eastern France says he was stunned to discover that a picture of his amputated leg had been used on cigarette packets, as a warning against...

Mechanic jailed 5 years for beating up police officers

Forty three year old, Noah Abe, will spend five years in jail for beating up police officers on duty. Prosecuting, Chief Inspector Yahaya Salifu, Ashaiman Divisional Police Command, told the...

Why US bird attacks on humans are on rise

Bird attacks on humans are growing more common as people continue to encroach on bird nesting territory, wildlife experts warn. Mary Heiman was walking her dog around a lake in...

French inventor’s ‘flyboard’ draws attention at Bastille Day celebration

A French inventor stole the show at Bastille Day celebrations in Paris when he flew over the Champs-Elysees on a flying board of his own invention. Franky Zapata drew attention...

Mother buries newly born baby alive

The Eastern Regional Police has arrested Jenifer Badu, 18, for allegedly burying her newly born baby boy alive in a bush at Owodokum near Suhum in the Eastern Region...

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...

A Chinese AI startup is tracking lost dogs using their nose prints

Megvii, a Chinese AI startup that supplies facial recognition software for the Chinese government’s surveillance program, is expanding its technology beyond humans to recognize different faces of pets. As reported...

Man throws, catches fire sword 64 times in one minute for Guinness record

A man with more than 100 Guinness World Records titles to his name added another when he threw and caught a fire sword 64 times in one minute. David Rush,...

Oregon students create world’s largest piece of chalk

A group of students at an Oregon college might have broken a Guinness World Record with the creation of a giant piece of chalk that stands more than 6...

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Africa

At least 27 children killed in Liberia school fire – Police

At least 27 children in Liberia were killed in a fire at their school, police said. Police spokesman Moses Carter told Euronews that the fire...

Uganda signs nuclear agreement with Russia

Russia and Uganda have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The agreement, which was signed on the sidelines...

World

Donald Trump gives orders to ‘substantially increase’ sanctions on Iran

Donald Trump says he has instructed the US Treasury Secretary to substantially increase sanctions on Iran.

Israel election too close to call: exit polls

Israel's general election is too close to call, exit polls showed on Monday. They put Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party virtually level...