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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Study discovers compounds that can reverse cell ageing

In a breakthrough study, researchers have developed new compounds that could reverse human cell ageing. The study was performed at the University of Exeter. Professor Lorna Harries said that the...

Dogs to be trained to detect bowel cancer in UK medical trial

Dogs are to be trained to detect bowel cancer as part of a British medical trial, researchers have announced. During the three-year trial, taking place at the Hull and East...

CHRAJ hails Ghana’s performance at UN Universal Periodic Review

The Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Joseph Akanjolenur Whittal, has hailed Ghana’s performance at the United Nations (UN) Universal Peer Review on human...

How to spot a liar, according to researchers

If you claim that you never lie, well, you're a liar. Those little white lies are slipping out more often than you realize: One study found that Americans, on average, tell about...

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...

Lagos ranked among ‘world’s worst cities’ to live in

Seven out of the 10 least liveable cities in the world are in Africa, according the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) annual survey. The league table ranks 140 cities on a...

E-cigarettes ‘more harmful than we think’ – Study

Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers found e-cigarette vapour disabled important immune cells in the lung and...

Partial solar eclipse set to happen on August 11

Skywatchers can see the moon taking a bite out of the sun during partial solar eclipse on Saturday morning. What's a solar eclipse? A solar eclipse occurs when the moon appears...

Historic NASA mission will be first to ‘touch the sun’

A space probe that aims to be the first to "touch the sun" is slated to launch this weekend, marking the next step in an effort that scientists say...

Smartphone use may affect teenagers’ memory – New study reveals

Young people who put their mobile phone on their right ear during calls are exposed to a decline in their memory capacity, according to...

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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...