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Wa West records 361 pregnancies among schoolchildren in nine months

An estimated 361 schoolgirls in Wa West District aged 10 to 19 years got pregnant within the first nine months of 2019, Mr Edward K. Beyereh, the District Health...

Long exposure to fertilizer may cause Parkinson disease

Dr. Momodou Cham, Public Health Physician in charge of Richard Novati Catholic Hospital, formerly Comboni Hospital, has warned against the over-exposure to organophospate compounds, fertilizers and pesticides to avoid...

Why tomato puree might improve male fertility

Lycopene - a nutrient found in tomatoes - may boost sperm quality, a study has suggested. Healthy men who took the equivalent of two tablespoons of (concentrated) tomato puree a...

Mystery scrolls from Julius Caesar’s family villa to be read for first time in...

A pair of 2,000-year-old Roman scrolls which were charred in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius are finally being deciphered using light brighter than the sun. When the volcano blast wiped...

AMA, BIGRS launches 2016-2018 Road Safety report

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) in partnership with the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) has launched the second road safety report for the Accra metropolitan area...

Scientists discover plastic-eating worms that could save earth

Our planet is dramatically affected by plastic pollution, and unless we take the needed measures as soon as possible, we and our home will suffer and face even more...

UN panel signals red alert on ‘Blue Planet’

The change in climate  is devastating our seas and frozen regions as never before, a major new United Nations report warns. According to a UN panel of scientists, waters are...

1 in 3 breast cancer cases could be prevented, report suggests

As many as one in three breast cancer cases could be prevented with simple lifestyle changes, a new report suggests. Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, say the easiest form...

2019 ozone hole could be smallest in three decades

The ozone hole over Antarctica this year could be one of the smallest seen in three decades, say scientists. Observations of the gas's depletion high in the atmosphere demonstrate that...

Fair women at a higher risk of ectopic pregnancy, research finds

Fair women, whether natural or bleached, are at a higher risk of developing ectopic pregnancy, a new study by the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Kwame Nkrumah University of...

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Africa

“Remove ‘Africa Risk Premium’ from Credit Rating Structure” – President Akufo-Addo To Capital Markets

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called for the removal of the “Africa Risk Premium” from the credit rating structure for African countries...

Nigeria confirms first case of coronavirus

Nigeria has confirmed its first case of the coronavirus. The country's Health Minister Osagie Ehanire said in a statement on Twitter that the patient is...

World

Refugees reach Greek border as EU demands Turkey uphold migration commitments

Dozens of refugees and migrants have reached the Turkish borders shared with the EU after the former said it would no longer prevent migration...

“Remove ‘Africa Risk Premium’ from Credit Rating Structure” – President Akufo-Addo To Capital Markets

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called for the removal of the “Africa Risk Premium” from the credit rating structure for African countries...