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Election Petition Hearing….Day 20 Live Texts……Addison re-examines Bawumia

Counsel for Petitioners, Philip Addison will today re-examine their star witness Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. The witness was subjected to intense cross-examination for over two weeks by counsel for the three respondents. Tsatsu Tsikata, counsel for the National Democratic Congress brought his cross-examination to an end, albeit temporarily on Tuesday. Judges of the Supreme Court have taken their seats for hearing ...

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Scientists Developing Glowing Plants To Replace Light Bulbs!

Matthew  Hilburn May 09, 2013 Could bioluminescent plants one day replace light bulbs? That is the goal of a group of California scientists who are looking to genetically engineer bioluminescent plants that could eventually be used as streetlights or bedside reading lamps. “We are using Synthetic Biology techniques and Genome Compiler’s software to insert bioluminescence genes into Arabidopsis, a small ...

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Health Topic of the week:The Link Between Smoking and Crohn’s Disease

By Jennifer Acosta Scott Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH While there are plenty of reasons not to smoke, and to quit if you do, kicking the habit may be especially helpful for people with Crohn’s disease, a condition marked by inflammation of the digestive tract. One recent study found that people who smoke are at higher ...

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TB Joshua’s church banned

The Greater Accra Regional Police Commander, DCOP Christian Tettey Yehonu, has directed authorities of the Synagogue Church of all Nations to quit hosting revivals at their Spintex auditorium in Accra. Speaking to Citi News, DCOP Yehonu noted that the stampede that occurred at the weekend could have been avoided if the church had chosen a bigger venue to hold its ...

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A world of superstition, frustration and disillusionment

Many years ago, the story was told of how one of Ghana’s top football teams participating in a continental tournament went to consult a soothsayer for the outcome of a crucial match. According to the story, the team was told that they would win the match except that the first player to score a goal would die. As should be ...

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Snoring may indicate a severe underlining disease.

A new study reveals that snoring may be a risk factor for some serious health problems. Kathleen Yaremchuk, MD, of the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, led a study that found among frequent snorers there was an increased thickening of the two large blood vessels that supply blood to the brain. Not only is this a possible indicator for heart ...

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Live Texts: Day 19; Tsatsu alerts court on criminality in pink sheets auditing

Counsel for third respondent, Tsatsu Tsikata continues his cross-examination on a new list of 25 pink sheet exhibits. The list was given to the witness-in-the-box, Dr. Bawumia yesterday to scrutinize. The court adjourned as a result. Sitting resumes on Tuesday as the nine judges take their seats. Counsel for the parties take turn to introduce their team members. Petitioners and ...

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Algeria: President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is recovering in France

ALGIERS — Algeria’s prime minister, reacting to reports that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seriously ill, said the 76-year-old was recovering in France but had been ordered to take complete rest by his doctors. Since he was rushed to hospital in Paris on April 27 with what was officially described as a minor stroke, Bouteflika has been neither heard nor seen ...

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