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Upper East Region Records 15,500 Learners- NFED

The Non-Formal Education Division NFED in the Upper East Region had a total number of five hundred 500 classes, made up of Batch 7, 300 classes and Batch 21,...

What’s it like to be bitten by a bedbug?

Bedbugs have existed for far longer than humans, as study has revealed. DNA samples from 30 species of bedbug showed the insects had been around for at least 115 million...

Nigeria army releases 183 detained children

Nigeria's armed forces have released 183 children who were being held on suspicion of having ...

Meet Ghana’s youngest female pilot – Audrey Maame Esi Swatson

At a very tender age, she already wanted to do something that will make her stand out. She grew up wanting to be an athlete. Almost everyone in her class wanted...

New FAO report underscores value of fishing in fight against global hunger

The vital role that fishing and fish-farming play in supporting some of the poorest families across the world, came under the spotlight on Monday with...

Global hunger increasing, UN warns

A UN report says the number of people suffering from hunger has increased during the past three years, after years of decline. According to the analysis, eight hundred and 21...

Evidence suggests microplastics in water pose ‘minimal health risk’

Microplastics in drinking water do not appear to pose a health risk at current levels, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In its first report on the issue, the...

No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day. A large new global study published in the Lancet has confirmed previous research...

Cancer deaths rise to 9.6 million as populations grow and age

Cancer will claim the lives of 9.6 million people in 2018, accounting for one in eight of all deaths among men and one in 11 among women, the World...

One million new STIs every day, says WHO

One million new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) occur every single day, the World Health Organization has estimated. That means more than 376 million new cases annually of four infections -...

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Africa

“Let’s make ECOWAS a political, economic success” – President Akufo-Addo

Ghana's President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says it is extremely important for the welfare of the 350 million people of West Africa that the...

Mozambique opposition rejects election results

Mozambique’s main opposition party on Saturday called for this week's election to be annulled, accusing the government of breaching a peace deal by using...

World

Thai consort stripped of titles for ‘disloyalty’ to crown

Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn has stripped his royal consort of her rank and titles over "misbehaviour and disloyalty against the monarch". She was appointed in July,...

Boris Johnson battles to put Brexit deal before UK parliament again

The British government has said its Brexit bill, to implement the new deal negotiated with the EU, will be published on Monday. Boris Johnson wants...