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Nigeria: Successful Heart Surgeries Performed in JUTH
Nigeria: Successful Heart Surgeries Perf...

Nigeria: Successful Heart Surgeries Performed in JUTH

Four patients over the period of four weeks had successful heart surgeries at the Jos University Teaching Hopsital, Jos Plateau State. According to the hospital’s Chief Medical Director, Professor Edmund Banwat, the surgeries which are milestones in the nation’s health delivery... read more »

Fitness and Well-being - Exercise Done Right
Fitness and Well-being – Exercise ...

Fitness and Well-being – Exercise Done Right

Do you know why many people find it difficult to really exercise? Simple! They complicate things for themselves. How? Let’s assume you want to improve your muscle tone. You’ve not been working out for ages and then when you decide to start, you want to take on the most strenuous of... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Leaves for UK
Nigeria: Buhari Leaves for UK

Nigeria: Buhari Leaves for UK

To meet Theresa May, others. President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Monday, travel to United Kingdom. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement on Sunday described the President’s trip as “an official visit.” Shehu said the President... read more »

Ghana: Ghana Issues Lassa Fever Alert
Ghana: Ghana Issues Lassa Fever Alert

Ghana: Ghana Issues Lassa Fever Alert

The government of Ghana has issued an alert, warning members of the public on the possible outbreak of Lassa fever. Ghana Health Services (GHS) also cautioned all Divisional Directors, Regional Deputy Directors of the Service and public health care facilities of the likelihood of outbreaks of Lassa... read more »

Ghana: Autistic Models Turn Heads and Win Awards
Ghana: Autistic Models Turn Heads and Wi...

Ghana: Autistic Models Turn Heads and Win Awards

These autistic teenage girls have become successful models in Ghana, where they have won awards and been made brand ambassadors for a water company in Ghana. The BBC went to see Yacoba Tete-Marmon, Nana Ohenewaa Kuffour and Maame Bema Baffour Awuah strut their stuff. As published by As published... read more »

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In a perfect world, sex selection would not exist. Parents would not prefer a male child, even to achieve a gender balance in their offspring. Vulnerable women would not be subjected to... read more »

Health: What is the Best Time of Day to Run?

Health: What is the Best Time of Day to Run?

Will running in the morning provide any extra benefits compared to training at any other time of day? Blackmores’ Online Personal Trainer and Weight Loss Coach Andrew Cate weighs up the... read more »