LIFESTYLE

House cleaning chemicals may cause birth defects

New research finds that two chemical compounds commonly found in household cleaning and personal hygiene products cause birth defects in rodents. Researchers from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) and the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech – both in Blacksburg, VA – set out to examine the effect of a common type of chemicals in ...

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PROFILE OF MR. KINGSLEY OPPONG –SEKUM

Mr. Kingsley Oppong is a graduate of Takoradi Polytechnic and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He is an astute businessman and an Entrepreneur. He has been an Entrepreneur in all his life. Starting from being a shoe shine boy, kerosene seller at a tender age of ten (10) years. The art of entrepreneurship was impacted to him by ...

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Gov’t won’t halt Israel pilgrimage – Dzamesi

Government has served notice it is not suspending plans to facilitate Christian pilgrimage to Israel and the Vatican City, despite the massive public backlash. The move to send over a 100 persons to some Holy cities has been described by majority of the public as a misplaced priority on the part of government. The Christian Council of Ghana has stated ...

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Strange but true: Twins can have different fathers

We all know that siblings can have different fathers – technically making them half-siblings – but what about twins? Yes, it can happen. In fact, one study estimates that as many as 1 in 400 sets of fraternal twins is “bipaternal.” How is it possible? Simple: Two eggs from the same mother get fertilized by two different fathers – within ...

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Sexual violence requires urgent attention – HFFG

As the world marks the 2nd annual International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict and World Refugee Day, Hope For Future Generations – a Ghanaian NGO and her partners – the Ghana Refugee Board, and Palladium is alerting the government and the people of Ghana to the realisation that sexual violence is a serious problem in our ...

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How to get to sleep in hot weather

Struggling to get enough shut-eye at night? Pour yourself a warm mug of cocoa and put our soporific tips on how to get to sleep to the test Water water every where / nor any drop to drink. That’s the desperate lament of Samuel Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner, who watches his shipmates die of thirst after their galleon becomes stuck in ...

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Can we stop pretending love is beautiful?

As a fan of romance books and movies, I was bombarded by beautiful imagery of love from a young age. Suave men and stunning women danced under the stars or ate at sophisticated candle-lit dinners accompanied by orchestras playing. Sexy dances and picture-perfect kisses were the things love was made of. Men were the princes who rode in on stunning ...

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