8 Science-Based Health Benefits of Coconut Water

1. Good source of several nutrients Coconuts grow on large palm trees known scientifically as Cocos nucifera. Despite the name, the coconut is a fruit rather than a nut. Coconut water is the juice found in the center of a young, green coconut. It helps nourish the fruit. As the coconut matures, some of the juice remains in liquid form, while the […]

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300,000 Ghanaians on the verge of blindness — Survey

A maiden national survey on blindness and visual impairment has established that 300,000 people representing 1.07 per cent of the Ghanaian population, are on the verge of getting blind because they suffer a severe visual impairment. It also came out that 207, 000 people, representing 0.74 of the population, had totally gone blind. The study identified cataract, glaucoma, posterior segment […]

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MASLOC confiscates 350 vehicles after owners default in paying loans

More than 350 commercial vehicles, mostly taxis, have been confiscated from individuals and groups who failed to repay loans they contracted from the Micro Finance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC). Additionally, MASLOC has mounted an intensive search to retrieve more than 150 more vehicles whose owners are indebted to the centre. Broken commitments The affected owners are said to have […]

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Gov’t awards scholarship to 100 students in Denkyira Obuasi

The Scholarship Secretariat has awarded full scholarship to one hundred continuing Senior High School students of New Obuasi, formerly known as Denkyira Obuasi in the Central Region. The scholarship scheme is in line with measures by the government in collaboration with stakeholders to help in the restoration of the town, which gained notoriety on May 29, 2017, for lynching Captain Maxwell […]

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Ghana to host 2017 World Tourism Forum

Ghana would be the first African country to host the World Tourism Forum –Africa Summit, scheduled for October 10 and 11, 2017, at the Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel in Accra. The event will have President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo -Addo as the Special Guest. The forum would bring together about 50 foreign media houses, 10 African Ministers, as well as […]

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PUWU sues ECG, A-G, MiDA over non-payment of redundancy package

The Public Utilities Workers Union (PUWU) has sued three institutions that are playing key roles in the privatization of the Electricity Company of Ghana. The suit brought against Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), the Attorney-General and the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) is in respect of the non-payment of redundancy package to its members. PUWU in a writ filed at the Accra […]

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Fuseini refutes claims road fund depleted

Former Roads and Highways Minister, Inusah Fuseini, has accused the current administration of peddling falsehood over claims funds earmarked for the rehabilitation of the country’s roads have been used up by the John Mahama-led administration. Mr Fuseini says allegations that the Mahama administration used GH¢1.5 billion as collateral for a UBA loan, thereby making the current administration unable to access […]

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