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Your phone has more germs than a toilet seat – Research

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  Scientists at the National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS) in Pune have discovered three species of microbes- two bacteria and fungus- that grow on mobile phone screens, PTI reported. For the research, the team collected samples from 27 mobile phone screens. They found 515 different bacterial types and 28 different fungi, including the three new species. Praveen Rahi, one ...

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Gomoa Mpromem road crash claims 15 lives

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15 people have been confirmed dead in a road crash between two vehicles at Gomoa Mpromem, near Apam in the Central Region. The crash, which happened on Sunday afternoon, also left 11 others injured, who are currently on admission in hospital. The Apam District Police Commander, ASP Cephas Edzeani narrated to Citi News circumstances surrounding the accident which begun with ...

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19 Die in three gory accidents including four trainee nurses

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  Nineteen people perished in three gory accidents, including four student nurses of the Tanoso Community Health Nursing Training School, in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region, and at Gomoa Mprumeim on the Apam Junction-Winneba road in the Central Region on Sunday. Out of the number, 14 people, comprising 12 females and two males, died on the spot when an ...

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Ciara Involved In A Car Accident

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The crash is reported to have occurred in Los Angeles with Ciara behind the wheel of a Mercedes SUV. A Volvo SUV slammed into the right front passenger side of her car while she was turning left. Fortunately, she as able to exit the vehicle and walk away from the scene after this accident. Photos obtained TMZ show Ciara talking ...

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Man, 34, arrested for killing sex worker

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A 34-year-old man, Isaac Sackey, is being held by the police for allegedly murdering a commercial sex worker who allegedly stole his GH¢120 after he had had sex with her. Sackey is said to have handed himself over to the police after stabbing the said prostitute two times in the stomach and thigh. He is said to have approached the ...

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UEFA expected to sideline referee Aytekin after PSG debacle

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Referee Deniz Aytekin will almost certainly be away from the Champions League for the foreseeable future after an internal decision made by the UEFA officiating body.The official report has made it less likely that Aytekin will officiate another high-profile match in the top European competition this season.Aytekin’s match report has reached Pierluigi Collina, head of the European Refereeing committee, at ...

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Legon suicide victim suffered ‘psychological problem’

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Police say they have discovered prescription medication in the room of the 23-year-old University of Ghana student who fell to her death on Wednesday. Doctors are yet to confirm what the drugs are meant to treat, however, Legon District Commander, DSP Ofori Anokye, says officers suspect the victim was using the medication to treat a psychological problem. “I asked the ...

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Alonso confirms retirement at end of season

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Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso has confirmed he will retire when his contract expires in the summer. Alongside a picture of him waving goodbye, the 35-year-old Spain international wrote on Twitter: “Lived it. Loved it. Farewell beautiful game.” He won club honours with Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern and the World Cup and two European Championships. Alonso told Bayern’s TV ...

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Ghana moves up to 43rd on FIFA rankings

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  The Black Stars of Ghana have moved two places up to 43rd place on the latest world football rankings released by FIFA on Thursday March 9. Ghana moved up nine places last month (February) after placing fourth at the 2017 AFCON and their surge up the rankings continued despite not playing a match in the period under review. On ...

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Majority, Minority ‘fight’ over budget

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The Majority and Minority Members of Parliament (MPs) yesterday slugged it out as they began a debate on the Budget Statement and Economic Policy for the 2017 financial year. The contention was more on the gross domestic product (GDP) projection, revenue targets, expenditure projections and other indicators captured in the budget presented by the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, ...

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