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People with more friends have higher pain thresholds, study suggests

People with a larger circle of friends are better able to tolerate pain, according to research into the pain thresholds and social networks of volunteers. The link is thought to ... more
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Do Ghanaians have willpower to tackle epidemic of road accidents?

On Thursday, one of the vehicles in Ghanaian President John Mahamas convoy was involved in an accident, while touring the Eastern Region. Edward Omane Boamah, communications minister, confirmed the accident ... more
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Alcohol manufactures, importers sign new code to commit to highest standards

Members of the Association of Alcohol Manufacturers and Importers (AAMI) have signed the Code of Commercial Communications to regulate the conduct of their business. The code, according the association, represents ... more
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Stanbic Bank supports EWN to fight for women empowerment

The Private Banking Unit of Stanbic Bank has affirmed its support for the Executive Womens' Network (EWN), a group of female entrepreneurs fighting for gender mainstreaming and women empowerment in ... more
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ACILA welcomes ICC investigation into 430 killings in Burundi

Research and education think tank, Africa Center for International Law and Accountability (ACILA), has welcomed the International Criminal Courts (ICC) decision to open a preliminary investigation into the violence in ... more
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61% of teachers in tertiary institutions unqualified - Survey

Sixty-one (61) per cent of teachers in the colleges of education do not have the requirement to teach in tertiary institutions, a survey carried out by the University of Education ... more
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How African governments block social media

A small but increasing group of African governments is blocking social media during elections. Clare Spencer asks why and how this is done and how people get around it. Why ... more
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Essay competition seeks youthful manifestos ahead of November polls

An essay competition to challenge the youth to draw up a manifesto that captures their needs and aspirations has been launched in Ghana. African Heights Foundation, a youth civic advocacy ... more
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Ghana ranks second among highest interest rates countries

Rising interest rates in Ghana is stoking cost of borrowing and forcing businesses to go bankrupt, research conducted by an international organisation has stated. Ghana is said to have one ... more
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Longer-acting contraceptive methods more effective Study

Researchers have found that letdown figures are lowest for users of longer-acting contraceptive methods such as IUDs, implants or injectable. The study one of the most comprehensive study to date ... more
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3 educational institutions benefit from training on green entrepreneurship

Over 100 selected youth from three tertiary institutions in the country are being trained on the need to venture into green entrepreneurship. The Green entrepreneurship concept will ensure participants learn ... more
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Today’s front pages: Monday April 25, 2016

GHANA TAKING CORRECT PAIN Austere measures ongoing in Ghana under the IMF programme are going to take a few years to pain, but they are necessary to bring the economy ... more
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