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February 27, 2018 6:46 PM Support wives diagnosed with breast cancer – Husbands advised

Ghanaian men have been advised to support their wives who are diagnosed with breast cancer. The advice was given by the President of Breast Care International (BCI), Dr. Beatrice Wiafe Addai, during a free breast screening session for members of the Nkawkaw Diocese of the Methodist Church in the Eastern Region. Scores of women who thronged the screening 97

February 20, 2018 2:55 PM Kenya allows opposition figures to fly to Zimbabwe

Kenyan officials have allowed two opposition supporters to fly to Zimbabwe after detaining them at an airport overnight. Senator James Orengo and financier Jimi Wanjigi planned to attend opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s burial. But officials said the pair failed to present a court order overturning an existing suspension of their passports 94

February 6, 2018 10:57 AM Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai ‘critically ill’

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is critically ill in a South African hospital, reports say. Local media quoted family sources as saying the 65-year-old former prime minister – who is being treated for colon cancer – is suffering from weight loss, exhaustion and muscle thinning. During his political struggle against ex-President Robert 44

January 23, 2018 8:14 AM Legendary musician Hugh Masekela dead

South African jazz legendary musician Hugh Masekela, has passed on at age 78. A statement from his family said Masekela died from protracted prostate cancer. “After a protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer, he passed peacefully in Johannesburg, South Africa, surrounded by his family,” the statement added. The family said his memorial burial 101

October 15, 2017 2:24 PM Huge crowd participate in breast cancer awareness campaign in Koforidua

Koforidua (E/R), Oct. 15, GNA – Thousands of residents of Koforidua trooped to the streets of the New Juaben Municipality to participate in the walk for the breast cancer awareness campaign organized by Breast Care International (BCI) over the weekend. The walk which started around 0700 hrs saw people from the New Juaben Municipality and other parts 66

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 92

October 14, 2017 2:00 PM Veteran wounded by Iranian bomb talks Trump's Iran decision

Iraq War veteran Robert Bartlett and Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer react on 'The Story' after Trump decides not to recertify the nuclear deal. This is a rush transcript from "The Story," October 13, 2017. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. MARTHA MACCALLUM, "THE STORY" ANCHOR: Breaking tonight, new achievements: President Obama was most proud 129

October 13, 2017 7:45 AM Focus on breast cancer awareness

Women are being reminded early detection of breast cancer can save lives, as Hedland prepares to turn the town pink for Pink Ribbon Day in the coming weeks. There will be many activities packed into the breakfast at Gateway Village in South Hedland, including live entertainment, live and silent auctions, lucky dips, and prizes for the best dressed male and female 67

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 134

October 4, 2017 6:36 AM Expert advises men to pamper the 'frontals' of women

- "It is not true that the more you suck a woman’s breast it prevents the risk of getting breast cancer" Ghanaian men have been advised to desist from acts like squeezing the breasts of women, but rather handle it with care since it is a very fragile part of a woman's body. 
This is according to the president of Breast Care International, Dr. Beatrice 76