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June 24, 2017 11:27 AM When does Ramadan 2017 end? What's the UK timetable?

This is the timetable of prayers and meals for Ramadan 2017, plus supermarket special offers Muslims around the world are in the middle of Ramadan, a month of daily fasting from early morning to sunset. A record-breaking 88,000 Muslims gathered in Birmingham on July 6, 2016, to celebrate Eid al-Fitr as the fasting came to an end. But Ramadan is about 6

June 24, 2017 10:28 AM FDA introduces online reporting system

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Wednesday introduced an online reporting system called Safety Watch System (SWS) to enable health workers report on safety issues related to drugs, vaccines and other regulated products to the Authority. The SWS was also to complement the already existing system for reporting adverse events using the paper Adverse 2

June 23, 2017 6:33 PM Cashew producers urge to add value to the product

Accra, June 23, GNA – A research on economic potentials of cashew fruits has revealed that the fruit is rich in vitamin C and could be processed into various fruit juices such as cashew apple and cereal juices. The research conducted by the Food Research Institute, one of the 13 research institutes of the Council for Scientific and Research Institute 6

June 23, 2017 5:26 PM Chase Petroleum builds magistrate court, library for Kpone Traditional area

Chase Logistics Company Limited has cut a sod for the construction of a magistrate court facility and modern library for the people of Kpone District in the Kpone Traditional Area. The project is estimated to cost an amount of seven hundred thousand Ghana cedis and is scheduled to last for six months from the date of commencement. Addressing the chiefs 3

June 23, 2017 2:03 PM Help Us Rid Market Of Unwholesome Goods

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has dismissed reports circulating on social media that plastic rice has invaded the Ghanaian market. The Public Relations Officer of the FDA, James Lartey, speaking in an interview with Accra News’ Ama Brako Ampofo after a press conference in Accra, explained that the FDA had gathered rice samples suspected to be plastic 4

June 22, 2017 9:04 AM France's Emmanuel Macron gears up for first EU summit

France's new President Emmanuel Macron heads to his first EU summit pledging to breathe new life into the bloc after Britain's shock Brexit decision and to bolster European defences in the face of Donald Trump's "America First" policy. The 39-year-old takes his place among fellow European Union leaders in Brussels flush from emphatic electoral victories 10

June 22, 2017 8:19 AM Facebook attempts to protect the profile pictures of Indian women with this new tool

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW DELHI: In its bid to empower women in India, Facebook has announced it is piloting new tools that will give them more control over who can download and share their profile pictures that include their faces. "In our research with people and safety organisations in India, we have heard that some women choose not to share profile pictures 3

June 21, 2017 11:21 PM Trust God's word over fallible scientists

Any Christian who professes to believe Jesus Christ is their lord and savior should be very careful about thinking it is possible to insert the evolutionary faith in a 4.6-billion-year universe into God’s authoritative word, as columnist Chris Rickert did in his June 11 column, "Room in Christianity for 4.6B-year-old Earth." The evolutionary account 2

June 20, 2017 6:05 PM Turns out, coconut oil isn't as healthy as you think

COCONUT OIL is as unhealthy as beef dripping and butter, say US heart experts. According to the American Heart Association, coconut oil is packed with saturated fat which can raise "bad" cholesterol – despite it being commonly sold as a health food and some claim the fat in it may be better for us than other saturated fats. A review of seven controlled 5

June 20, 2017 4:20 PM First Sickle Cell pre-conception screening project launched

The Sickle Cell Condition Awareness Advocates (SICCA), a non-governmental organisation, in partnership with the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, has launched the first Sickle Cell Pre-conception Screening Project in Ghana. The Project, which was on the theme: “Sickle Cell is Preventable; Know your Sickle Cell Status”, sought to increase public awareness 3