African Health & Beauty 

African celebrities are prone to STDs and HIV – Actress, Haillie Sumney says

Ghanaian Actress, Haillie Sumney has said numerous African celebs risk contracting Sexually transmitted diseases, STDs with their way of life. The actress who quit her nursing career at the Riverside Hospital, USA, for acting in Africa, said that many African entertainers do not believe in protection during sex. “Many African actors stand the risk of contracting Sexually Transmitted Diseases and… Read More
Health & Beauty 

GH¢2.5bn Approved For NHIA

Parliament has approved an amount of GH¢2.5 billion for the operations of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) this year. This comprises levies from the National Health Insurance Levy (NHIL), SSNIT contributions, premium, processing fees and a mid-year government support of GH¢700 million. Out of the amount, GH¢12 million has been set aside for the construction of six new regional… Read More
Health & Beauty 

Regular usage of emergency contraceptives is dangerous – Expert

A health practitioner has raised concerns about the increasing use of emergency contraceptives by school girls saying it has implications for their ability to get pregnant in future. Mr Peter Mintir Amadu, Executive Director of Total Life Enhancement Centre – Ghana, who raised the concerns, said emergency contraceptives were meant to prevent unwanted pregnancies and must not be taken repeatedly.… Read More
Ghana Health & Beauty 

GHANA IS 62 YEARS BUT ASHALAJA COMMUNITY LACKS PORTABLE DRINKING WATER — CHIEF CRIES

The Zongo chief of Ashalaja in the Ga South municipality of the Greater Accra region Alhaji Yusif Tahiru has hinted that, Ghana is 62 years old but yet Ashalaja community lacks portable drinking water and other social amenities which needs immediate solution. According to the chief , 50% of residents in the area are going blind due to the unhygienic… Read More
Ghana Health & Beauty 

CONTRACTOR THREATS TO LOCK UP TWO CHIP COMPOUND AT KINTAMPO NORTH FOR NON PAYMENT OVER TWO YEARS

Messrs CDS Ghana Ltd( CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT GHANA LTD) has threatened to lock up two CHIPS compound constructed and currently in use for the past two years for non payment by the municipal assembly. The two CHIP Compounds were Dwere Gomboe Community CHIP compound and Kurawura Kura community CHIP compound in the Kintampo North Municipality. On Assumption of office,… Read More
Health & Beauty World 

Singapore HIV registry data leaked online in health breach

Confidential data about more than 14,000 people diagnosed with HIV, including foreign visitors, has been stolen in Singapore and leaked online. Authorities revealed details about the 2016 health data breach on Monday. They believe an HIV-positive American whose partner was a senior Singaporean doctor is behind the leak. The hack comes just months after the records of 1.5m Singaporeans, including… Read More
Entertainment Health & Beauty World 

Oscar nominations: Seven things to look out for

Predicting the result of the Oscars can be a tricky business. Especially as the Academy’s membership, which votes for the awards, is changing year by year. Efforts to make it less old and less white have resulted in a significant influx of younger voters, people from ethnic minorities and a wider spread of international members. With multiple nominations in each… Read More