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First human case of rat hepatitis found in Hong Kong


A 56-year-old man from Hong Kong has developed the world's first human case of rat hepatitis E. Researchers say it is unclear how the man contracted the virus, but refuse bins outside his home were infested with rats. There had been no previous evidence that this strain of the virus could be

KNUST appoints first female Pro-Vice Chancellor

rita akosua dickson

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology KNUST has appointed Prof. Mrs. Rita Akosua Dickson as Pro-Vice Chancellor. She is the first female to occupy that position and was appointed by the Council of the University at its 250th Meeting held on Thursday, September 27, 2018. Until her appointment Prof. (Mrs.) Dickson

Melania Trump to visit Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt

US first lady

The US First Lady Melania Trump has announced that she will be visiting Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt on her solo tour of the continent in October. She called them "four beautiful and very different countries" when talking about the details at a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General

Bill Cosby sentenced to state prison for sexual assault

Actor Bill Cosby

Comedian Bill Cosby has been sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison for sexual assault. Cosby, 81, has also been categorised as a sexually violent predator, meaning he must undergo counselling for life and be listed on the sex offender registry. The actor declined to make a statement when a

Suspected drug addict murders 75-yr-old father at Tema

A 45year-old man believed to be a drug addict and mentally challenged, has allegedly murdered his 75-year-old father at Tema Community 8. The suspect, whose name was only given as Ofori, on Wednesday reportedly, inflicted multiple knife wounds on the deceased and dragged him out of their house, eyewitnesses told Both

Bawumia must resign over poor economy – Nyaho Tamakloe


Dr. Nyaho Nyaho Tamakloe has said Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia must resign over the poor state of the Ghanaian economy. According to him, Mr. Bawumia has failed to deliver on the numerous promises and assurances he gave Ghanaians when the New Patriotic Party was in opposition. The government has come under intense



A group calling itself Centre for Public Interest and Democratic Peace,led by the Executive Director, Alex Abaka Jacobs has called on president of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to to sack Mr George Mensah Okley,MD Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited(BOST) and his head of finance, Mr John


Local IT Resource Development Initiative (IRDI) BlueSPACE Africa Technologies Limited, the #1 FinTECH provider in Ghana and West Africa, today announced the launch of its Local IT Resource Developing Program​. The first of its kind, to develop professional IT resources from the continent. This program is aimed to develop hands-on skills