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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, says President John Dramani Mahama will best be remembered for dumsor and corruption, unlike his predecessors, former Presidents Kufuor and Rawlings who introduced pragmatic policies for the benefit of all Ghanaians.
President John Dramani Mahama has called on the Clergy to call to order politicians whose utterances pose threats to peace and national unity in the country.
President John Dramani Mahama has admitted that the country was not out of its power crisis woods yet but indicated the situation was better than it used to.
LONDON — The race to succeed David Cameron as prime minister of Britain was turned upside down on Thursday when Boris Johnson, widely seen as the leading candidate, chose at the last minute not to run, after his close ally Michael Gove challenged him for the job.
Government has withdrawn the Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunications Messages Bill from Parliament and replaced it with a new version.
Fresh controversy is looming over the list of names submitted for a possible deletion from the voters register with the plaintiffs dismissing the list as fictitious.
I have and drive a Ford Escape. It has served me well and after almost nine years, I think I can safely say that it qualifies to be called an old faithful. It has not left me stranded anywhere before and it has proved quite reliable when I have had to cope with flooding in Accra.
A Chief in the Central Region has defended Assin North Member of Parliament (MP), Kennedy Agyapong who has come under pressure from women groups for his sex-for-job comment.
Portugal are through to the Semi-final stage of the ongoing Euro 2016 tournament courtesy a 5-3 penalty victory over Poland after a 1-1 stalemate in regulation time.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is building a wall. Not the “write something...” kind of wall he made some of his billions from, but a brick and mortar, Donald Trump kind of wall. And his neighbors on the Hawaiian island of Kauai are not happy about it.
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Green tea (Camellia sinensis) may have health benefits which include preventing arthritis. Study results reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (1999) were the first to indicate that antioxidants found in green tea, known as polyphenols, may effectively reduce the incidence and severity of rheumatoid arthritis.
You already know worry and anxiety don't make you feel good, but did you know they stress can actually shorten your life? It turns out, having a neurotic personality can impact longevity, research finds. Here's what you should know.
If you can’t grow your own, you can also buy big bushels of organic tomatoes cheaply at local farms, when in season, and make great homemade sauce without oil and salt. Then you can make dressings and dips from this sauce by just mixing in a little vinegar and nut butter.
People with higher levels of education may be more likely to develop certain types of brain tumors, a new study from Sweden suggests.
It’s true that some people are angrier than others, stuck in an emotional gear that negatively impacts so many areas of life. At the farthest end of the angry spectrum, picture someone like the character Jack Nicholson plays in ‘The Shining.’
Coconut is known for its versatility, many uses of its different parts and unconditional nutritional benefits. Coconut water is particularly good for pregnant women. Here’s why.
Professor Stephen Hawking says he believes pollution and human “stupidity” remain the biggest threats to mankind, while also expressing his concerns over the use of artificial intelligence in warfare.
The world’s leading theoretical physicist argued “we have certainly not become less greedy or less stupid” in our treatment of the environment over the past decade, during an interview on Larry King Now, which is hosted on Ora TV.
Professor Hawking said: “Six years ago, I was warning about pollution and overcrowding, they have gotten worse since then. The population has grown by half a billion since our last interview, with no end in sight.
“At this rate, it will be eleven billion by 2100. Air pollution has increased by 8 percent over the past five years. More than 80 percent of inhabitants of urban areas are exposed to unsafe levels of air pollution.
Would you like a version of yourself to live on after death? A radical new concept called “augmented eternity” could make that fantasy a reality, creating a posthumous impression of our knowledge, opinions and even parts of our personality in digital form.
They’re known as tidal disruption events: when a black hole consumes a nearby star. And now, scientists have observed a dramatic tidal disruption event in a galaxy nearly 4 billion light years away, involving a black hole that’s approximately a million times as massive as our sun.
New research shows birdsong is employed for more than just courtship and sexual competition. Scientists at the Konrad Lorenz Institute of Ethology at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna found female blue tits sing in the face of danger.
Until now, Canadians had a choice of cremation or burial when it came to death. But now there’s a third option. A funeral company in Smiths Falls, Ont. is disintegrating bodies and draining the remains into the sewage system as a more eco-friendly send-off.
We all know that every time a man gives us the once-over, he's probably thinking about sex. But now, science can explain why men are constantly checking us out. Turns out, there's a specific formula for their once-over. Some of it's silly, but most of it you can easily nail.
Popular radio show host Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong (KABA) has tied the knot with Radio Gold presenter, Valentina Ofori Afriyie.
Lady Gaga has reportedly been added to a list of hostile foreign forces banned by China’s Communist party after she met with the Dalai Lama to discuss yoga.
It is not every celebrity who understands the power that he or she wields, by virtue of his or her being in the spotlight.Yet, Becca obviously does, and this has influenced the organisations and people that she works with to give back to society too.
Sunday night’s BET Awards ceremony was heavier on sociopolitical commentary than most lightweight, gimmicky music awards shows – from Beyoncé’s suprise opening number “Freedom,” to co-host Tracee Ellis Ross’s Hillary Clinton endorsement, to Usher’s “Don’t Trump America” shirt, to multiple presenters passionately advocating for gun control and voter registration. But the most powerful statement no doubt came from Jesse Williams.
Top Ghanaian actor, Majid Michel, arguably one of the most talented actors in Africa, has bemoaned the dearth of the good old days of acting in Nollywood.
Thrice-married Donald Trump may not be the best person to dole out marital advice — or any advice, for that matter — but that hasn’t stopped him from giving it through the years.
The JetBlue terminal at Kennedy Airport was briefly evacuated Wednesday morning, amid heightened security in the wake of the bombing of Istanbul’s airport.
Travellers seeking visa waiver entry to the US may soon be asked to list their social media profiles - if a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposal is enacted.
A Member of Parliament for Okaikoi Central Constituency has questioned the decision of the government to replace the country’s biometric passport with a chip passport.
Centuries have passed since Neolithic artists swirled red and white colour on the cliffs of northern Somalia, painting antelopes, cattle, giraffes and hunters carrying bows and arrows.
An Alaska Airlines flight from Portland to Anchorage in the US was diverted after a man attempted to kiss a sleeping 16-year-old girl.
The travel frustrations that inevitably arise—including dealing with irritating co-passengers.