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Taking Paracetamol When pregnant ‘Makes Boys Less Manly’

WOMEN who take paracetamol while pregnant are more likely to have “less manly sons”, a study suggests. Male mice exposed to the painkiller in the womb were less aggressive and had a lower sex drive as adults. Researchers say the drug is linked to “reduced masculinisation of the adult brain”. Doses used in the study are comparable to those regarded …

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Jerry John Rawlings turns 70 today

A former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings turns 70-year-old today, Thursday June 22, 2017. Popularly known as JJ, the former military dictator was born in Accra on this day to Victoria Agbotui and James Ramsey John, a chemist from the United Kingdom. Mr. Rawlings, who attended Achimota School is married to Nana Konadu Agyeman and has three daughters – …

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I’m corrupt – Bagbin

The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin has admitted that he’s a corrupt politician. According to him, “we are all corrupt” adding that per the current political system operating in Ghana, “even if Angel Gabriel is brought into the country, he’ll be corrupt.” He bemoaned the practice where political office is treated as private property saying “you allow people …

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Sophia Akuffo Takes Over As CJ

President Akufo-Addo yesterday extolled the virtues of newly appointed Chief Justice of the Republic, Justice Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo. That was after he had sworn her in as Chief Justice to take over from Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, who retired barely two weeks ago. Speaking at the event, President Akufo-Addo, who administered the oath of allegiance, judicial oath and oath …

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Why NDC Lost – The Inside Story

The report on why the National Democratic Congress (NDC) lost the December 7, 2016 general election to then opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), has been released with startling revelations. At the handing over of the 455-page report to the party’s leadership in Accra yesterday, the Chairman of the 13-member committee, Professor Kwesi Botchwey, said it was time for the party …

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Ghana Ranked 3rd In Marijuana Use In The World; Leads In Africa

Acting Head of Education of the Narcotics Control Board, Ernestina Adjei has revealed that Ghana has still been ranked as the leading user of Marijuana in Africa and third in the world according to latest United Nations (UN) reports on the use of the illicit drugs in the world. In an interview with GBC, she disclosed that the latest UN …

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