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Healthy elderly people should avoid taking asprin – Health Experts warn

Reports from a major study in the US and Australia say elderly people in good health should not be on aspirin medication. There are proven benefits of the drug for...

Wa West District Still Recording Under Child Malnutrition

The Poyetanga sub-district in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region is still recording high cases of acute malnutrition among children. The communities in the sub-district, according to...

Oldest known human drawing found in South African cave

Oldest known human drawing found in South African cave Scientists said on Wednesday that they have discovered the world's oldest drawing on a small rock in South Africa. The drawing, found...

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...

UN: Global hunger is rising, returning to levels seen a decade ago

The UN warns that this is the third increase in three years and that hunger levels are now returning to levels from a decade ago. It also highlights that poor...

New sweet potato variety to be named after Kofi Annan

The National Variety Release and Registration Committee has approved four new improved varieties of Sweet Potato developed by Research Scientists at the Crops Research Institute of the Council for...

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...

WHO says 800,000 people commit suicide every year

Every year, close to 800,000 people commit suicide, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29 in 2016. Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day on Monday, September 10, a toolkit to help...

‘Air pollution killing more Ghanaians than AIDS & malaria combined’

Mr Muntaka Chasant, a social entrepreneur concerned with the health effects of air pollution in developing cities, has cautioned that air pollution now kills more people in Ghana than...

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,...

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Africa

COVID-19: 40 South Africa soldiers test positive

The South Africa Defence Force (SANDF) has confirmed that at least 40 of its officers have tested positive for coronavirus. "Like all other front-line workers,...

Sierra Leone doctors’ strike leaves COVID-19 patients without care

A doctors' strike in Sierra Leone has left Covid-19 patients in some of the main treatment centres without care. The doctors say they were promised...

World

Khashoggi murder: Turkish absentia trial of 20 Saudis opens

Twenty Saudi nationals have gone on trial in absentia in Turkey over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He was killed inside the Saudi...

US firms create record 4.8 million jobs in June

The US economy created jobs at a record pace in June as firms took on more staff after the coronavirus downturn. Payrolls surged 4.8 million,...