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Transport-related carbon emissions could increase by 25%

CO2 emissions generated by transport in the tourism sector could increase by nearly 25 per cent by 2030 and go from 1.597 billion tons in 2016 to 1.998 billion...

Health Research Center seeks support from U/E chiefs

The Navrongo Health Research Center in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality of the Upper East Region, has organized their annual engagement meeting with the Paramount and Divisional Chiefs in the Kassena-Nankana...

LoveRealm; the Dating App For Ghanaians And Africans

With college hookup rates on the ascendancy, a team of engineers, headed by Ghanaian Dr. Yaw Ansong Jnr, has created the world’s first dating app with a relationship progress...

Lion cub playfully bites on his mother’s tail in Kenya

These adorable pictures show a lion cub playfully biting on its mother's tail at a wildlife reserve in Kenya. The seven-week-old animal, one of three cubs seen in the photos,...

When will a coronavirus vaccine or drug be ready?

When will a corona vaccine be ready? How close are we to discovering a vaccine to immunise against the virus or a drug to cure COVID-19? These are questions...

Low-carb diets could shorten life, study suggests

A low-carb diet could shorten life expectancy by up to four years, a study suggests. Low-carb diets, such as Atkins, have become increasingly popular for weight loss and have shown...

New technology that can help predict fatal heart attacks – Study

Researchers have developed a new technology that can flag patients at risk of deadly heart attacks years before they occur, according to a study released by the University of...

Ghana to modify water sector information system

Ghana is to modify her water sector information system  to incorporate scientific and local knowledge systems in response to the country's highly variable climate. This will be included in  the...

No research yet shows Africans are resistant to COVID-19- Health Expert

Health Expert, Kwasih Afadzi Johnson, has explained that an individual may be asymptomatic, but could be a carrier of COVID-19. He said Africans should stop deceiving themselves as having...

Ghana loses GH¢2.7m in agribusiness to malaria

Ghana lost in excess of GH¢ 2.7 million in Agribusiness investments to malaria infections in 2016, a joint research conducted by the National Malaria Control Programme and School of...

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Africa

Nigeria’s Cross River state doctors begin strike

Doctors in Cross River state in southern Nigeria have started an indefinite strike over poor coronavirus management. It’s the only state in the country where...

Burundi begins mass coronavirus testing

Burundi has launched a mass testing campaign for coronavirus, in a fresh campaign by the new government to fight the spread of the pandemic. Former...

World

UN warns of rise in animal-to-human diseases

A new report by the International Livestock Research Institute, ILRI has warned of future outbreaks of pandemics like COVID-19, if governments don't take active...

Coronavirus: Wear masks in crowded public spaces, says science body

Everyone should carry a face covering when they leave home in order to tackle coronavirus, the president of the UK's national academy of science...