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October 26, 2017 5:32 AM Indonesia floggings: Aceh public punishments condemned

More than 500 people have been publicly flogged in Indonesia in the past two years, a rights group says. Human Rights Watch called on the country's president to end the "barbaric" punishment. Aceh province is the only part of Indonesia that practices Sharia law. This was permitted as part of a peace deal with separatists in 2006, but the law has become 98

October 18, 2017 8:01 AM Adaklu gets first ‘One District, One Factory’ project

The Adaklu District, which is one of the most deprived in the Volta Region and the country in general, will be the first to benefit from government’s flagship “One District, One Factory” programme. According to the Volta Regional Minister, Dr Archibald Letsa plans were far advanced to cut the sod for the construction of a starch factory in the Adaklu 54

October 17, 2017 4:22 PM Police has declared Davido free —Lawyer

Following the recent turn out of events which almost ruined the reputation of young Nigerian pop star, Davido, his legal counsel, Mr Bobo F. Ajudua, has revealed that the Aye crooner is free to go about his normal business as he has been absolved of all allegations of conspiracy in the mysterious death of his friend, Tagbo Umeike, who recently died after 71

October 16, 2017 1:12 PM Video: Let’s legalize ‘weed’, it’s not different from alcohol – Reggie Rockstone

Hiplife ‘Grandpapa’, Reggie Rockstone has added his voice to the numerous calls for the legalization of marijuana stating that it is not different from alcohol. He noted that, there are economic and medical benefits Ghana can derive from the herb if its use is legalized. For some time now, some entertainment personalities, including rapper Kwaw Kwese 83

October 15, 2017 1:06 PM Does breast-feeding really decrease my cancer risk?

For babies, the benefits of breast-feeding are clear: a stronger immune system, reduced risk for some chronic health conditions and a closer bond with mom. But does breast-feeding also protect women against breast cancer? Nursing has been linked to a reduced risk of breast cancer risk in both pre- and post-menopausal women. But, says Virginia Borges 91

October 12, 2017 4:58 AM World Mental Health Day: 7 reasons people don’t seek treatment for mental disorders

78 per cent for alcohol dependence, 59 per cent for obsessive-compulsive disorder, 57 per cent for anxiety disorder and 56 per cent for major depression are the rates of not seeking treatment for the corresponding diseases. Are we surprised? Not exactly. With any kind of mental illness being called ‘madness’ in our country, people do not come out of the ‘closet’ 55

October 10, 2017 7:42 PM 90% of Ghanaian politicians are 'wee' smokers

Ghanaian traditional musician, King Ayisoba has disclosed that an overwhelming number of Ghanaian politicians secretly smoke illegal substances including marijuana. The international award winning musician says about 90% percent of Ghanaian politicians resort to smoking of the banned substances in their daily lives. The musician in his conversation admitted 27

October 10, 2017 2:37 PM Three men speak about their fight with mental illness on World Mental Health Day

An exclusive survey for WalesOnline has shown that two thirds of people describe mental health services as 'poor' or 'very poor' One in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in their lives - it could be an acquaintance, the person sitting next to you or it could be you. As part of World Mental Health Day, we're publishing a series 129

October 7, 2017 4:00 AM THE BUZZ: Wyoming Man Tells Police He is from 2048 and Comes with a Warning Message

CASPER, Wyo. — Police say they have heard just about everything when it comes to people attempting to get out of trouble with the law. Police in Casper, Wyoming arrested Bryant Johnson after they say he was drunk in public and causing a disturbance. He told police he is a time-traveler from the year 2048 and has traveled back in time to warn us of an impending 51

October 6, 2017 3:18 PM Police: Drunken man claims he traveled back from year 2048 to warn of alien invasion

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Police say a central Wyoming man they arrested for public intoxication claimed he had traveled back in time to warn of an alien invasion. Casper police say the man they encountered at 10:30 p.m. Monday claimed he was from the year 2048. KTWO-AM in Casper reports that the man told police that he wanted to warn the people of Casper 46