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Flavia Anyesi, 4, at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, has Burkitt lymphoma. She was first sent to a dentist to have a tooth pulled, but continued swelling in her jaw indicated to doctors that something else was wrong.
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Charlie Shoemaker for The New York Times
Health Others

As Cancer Tears Through Africa, Drug Makers Draw Up a Battle Plan

In a deal similar to the one that turned the tide against AIDS, manufacturers and charities will make chemotherapy drugs available in six poor countries at steep discounts. In a remarkable initiative modeled on the campaign against AIDS in Africa, two major pharmaceutical companies, working with the American Cancer Society, […]

A natural gas station in Accra, the capital of Ghana, exploded on Saturday, killing at least one person, officials said.
Homeland News

Gas Station Explosion in Ghana Kills at Least 1 and Injures Several

An explosion at a gas station in the African nation of Ghana killed at least one person and injured several others, according to government officials and news reports. Officials told local news outlets that a fire broke out at a gas station in the capital, Accra, and then spread to […]

Akwasi Appiah, Black Stars coach
Soccer

Ghana petitions Fifa for a replay of Uganda match

Ghana has petitioned Fifa for a replay of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against Uganda after South African referee Daniel Bennett disallowed a “perfect goal”, the football association has announced. The matchday five fixture at the Mandela National Stadium in Kampala ended in a 0-0 draw, all but ending the Black […]

Dr Raymond Atuguba
Politics

Special Prosecutor is unconstitutional – Atuguba

A legal expert, Dr Raymond Atuguba, has pulled stitches out of the government’s proposed Office of Independent/Special Prosecutor, describing it as an illegality that will not pass the test in the Supreme Court if Parliament goes ahead to pass the Bill into law. In a fiery delivery of his opposition […]

Planting trees
Homeland News

Government to employ 23,000 youth to plant trees

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has revealed that over 23, 000 youth will soon be recruited to plant trees. According to the Lands and Natural Resources ministry, the move is part of the Government’s plan to plant six-thousand hectares of trees every year. Latest statistics indicate that Ghana […]

school children swim to school
Homeland News

School children swim to cross river to attend school in Tapa Abotoase

Most basic school children at Tapa C.K Kope and fifteen other communities in the Biakoye District of Volta Region determined to access education have to swim to school everyday. This is because the only bridge they use to cross the river has broken down for several months. The residents in […]

Dr Beatrice Wiafe-Addai
Health

Stop squeezing your woman’s breasts – Dr. Wiafe tells men

The president of Breast Care International Dr. Beatrice Wiafe -Addai has urged men to handle the breast of women with care as it is a very fragile part of a woman’s anatomy. Speaking on the sidelines of the breast cancer awareness month which is celebrated in October every year, Dr. […]

Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa, the 13 year old KNUST student
Homeland News

KNUST admits 13-year-old to pursue BSC Mathematics

Miss Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa, a 13-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kwadwo Gyan-Darkwa of Space Workers College, has been admitted as the youngest ever at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi. The girl, a native of Anyimon, Berekum in the Brong-Ahafo Region, and who lives […]

President Akufo-Addo
Lifestyle Politics

New York Times describes Akufo-Addo as ’round-faced overweight’ in KFC article

Ghanaians are upset with the New York Times for describing President Akufo- Addo as “round-faced overweight” in an article titled: “Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC” In its quest to highlight the effects of the sprouting fast food joints on the health of Ghanaians, the […]

President Akufo-Addo
Politics

N/R: 26 MMDAs to contribute GHc130,000 for Nana Addo’s visit

The Twenty-Six (26) assemblies in the Northern Region are to contribute Ghc130,000, which comes to GHc 5,000 each, towards President Akufo-Addo’s 3-day official visit to the region beginning October 6, 2017. Nana Addo will also be in the Upper East and West Regions during the 7-day trip. A circular sighted […]