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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 promise for lowering the risk of some illnesses. But a US...

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 range of factors, including political and social stability, crime, education...

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 boosted inflammation. The researchers "caution against the widely held opinion that...

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 to cross in front of the sun. A total solar eclipse...

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 has been 60 years in the making.NASA's Parker Solar Probe...

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...

Wa Na concerned over rumors of UDS course removal while Rotary donates $275,000 medical support to the Hospital

The package valued at 275 thousand Dollars was donated by the Rotary Foundation, the Rotary Club of Wa as well as...

Scientists discover 12 more moons of Jupiter, including weird one

Twelve new moons have been discovered orbiting Jupiter, raising to 79 the number of natural satellites known to be circling...

Sub-Saharan Africa to have 34 million unique mobile subscribers by 2025 – study

More than half the population of Sub-Saharan Africa will be subscribed to a mobile service by...

Around 123 million infants received at least one vaccine in 2017 – says UN

A record-breaking total of around 123 million, or nine out of 10, infants, received at least one dose of...

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Government justifies decision to release periphery of Achimota Forest to Owoo family

By Doreen Ampofo Government says it could not have afforded the cost of sections of the periphery of the Achimota...

Teacher shortage at Santrokofi Gbordome LA JHS, Guan District

By Conrad Cadbury The Santrokofi Gbordome LA JHS in the Guan District of the Oti Region may soon be without teachers if immediate steps are...

Ketu South: Father petitions IGP over murder of daughter

By Edzorna Francis Mensah What appears to be a fatal accident in the minds of the Ketu Divisional Command of the Ghana Police Service at...

Video Alert: Black Sherif releases visuals for ‘Kwaku The Traveller’

By Seli Baisie Ghanaian Breakthrough Singer and Rapper Black Sherif has released visuals for his song ‘Kwaku The Traveller’. The riveting visual dropped today, Thursday,...

No immediate solution to strike by School Feeding Caterers

Reports reaching GBC news indicate that there seems to be no immediate solution to the strike by Caterers of the School Feeding Programme. A visit...