From flickering fireflies to lowly dung beetles, insects are vanishing

MANSFIELD, Connecticut – As a boy in the 1960s, Professor David Wagner would run around his family’s Missouri farm with a glass jar clutched in his hand, scooping flickering fireflies…

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‘It’s a pity you are beautiful,’ Russians told Ukrainian police officer as they tortured her

KHERSON, Ukraine —The uniformed men burst into Olha Honchevskaya’s apartment on Aug. 4. There were 15 of them, from Russia’s interior ministry. Putting Honchevskaya and her husband Stanislav in separate…

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Warmer noses are better at fighting colds: Study

WASHINGTON – Chilly weather and common respiratory infections often go hand in hand. Reasons for this include people gather inside more in winter, and viruses survive better in low-humidity indoor…

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UN’s COP15 summit aims for global pact to ensure there will be ‘more nature’ by 2030

MONTREAL – Countries are gathering on Tuesday for a key United Nations nature conference in Montreal, aiming to broker a new global agreement to protect what’s left of Earth’s wildlife…

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9 drown during baptism ceremony in Johannesburg

The Jukskei River runs along many South African townships, including Alexandra in the east of Johannesburg [File – Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters] At least nine people have died in South Africa after…

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‘It is injurious to pension contributors’ – Chamber of Corporate Trustees reject Debt Exchange programme

The newly announced debt restructuring measure by government has not gone down well with some stakeholders. The Chamber of Corporate Trustees of Ghana has rejected the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme…

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Cocoa farmer killed by fallen tree at Mankranso

A 65-year-old cocoa farmer has met her untimely death after a falling tree fell on her in a bush at Mankranso in the Ahafo Ano South West District of the…

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Cardi B shows off envious figure in sheer gold body suit

Cardi B’s 2022 Met Gala Look Might Be Her Most Stunning Ever Cardi B flaunted her envious curves as she took to the stage in a daring sheer gold body suit…

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Don’t always go after white collar jobs, venture into farming – Asantehene tells youth, traditional leaders

Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has bemoaned the country’s over-dependence on imported goods including staples to feed the citizenry at the expense of the vast plantations available for local food…

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Farmers in Western North commended for contributing to market agenda under PFJ program

Farmers in the Western North region have been commended for keeping up production and pricing reasonably to promote the market agenda under the Planting for Food and Jobs program. Regional…

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We reject debt exchange programme; it will destroy savings of Ghanaians – Pensions Chamber

The Chamber of Corporate Trustees has rejected the debt exchange programme proposed by the Ministry of Finance. According to the chamber, the proposal put forth by the Minister of Finance,…

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Ghana Exim Bank hosts Gambian export promotion delegation  

The Export-Import Bank (GEXIM) has hosted a Gambian Delegation at its head office at the Africa Trade House in Accra. Modou Lamin Sowe, Director of Investment Promotion and Facilitation of…

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Sunyani Regional Hospital to be upgraded into teaching hospital

Sunyani Regional Hospital The Sunyani Regional Hospital will be upgraded to a teaching hospital by the end of the first quarter of 2023, Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, the Health Minister, has…

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Dr Okoe-Boye calls for effective stakeholder engagement to address Healthcare cost

Dr Bernard Okoe Boye Deputy Health Minister Dr Bernard Okoe-Boye, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has called for effective stakeholder engagement to address the…

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Rural Farmer Care Initiative Screens Farmers For Eye Diseases

RFCI Screens Farmers Volunteers from the Rural Farmer Care Initiative (RFCI) have screened farmers in the Kwahu South Municipal Assembly, for various eye diseases to mark this year’s Farmers Day…

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Ghanaians charged to take responsibility of their health

Health Medical Screening Ar-Rahman Foundation, a US-based team of doctors and engineers, has organised a free medical screening and blood donation for residents of Ayawaso East Constituency, calling on Ghanaians…

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