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Changes in your diet can help lower that Blood Pressure…

Sunday, April 7, is World Health Day, and this year’s theme is high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. The World Health Organization has recommended reducing salt or sodium intake to lower the risk of stroke, cardiovascular disease and kidney failure. But researchers say the benefits would be greater if dietary potassium intake was increased at the same time. The ...

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Persecution of Christians Watch…………

AFGHANISTAN — Christians Thankful for Answered Prayers   Christian workers in Afghanistan are praising God for several recent answers to prayer. Authorities recently stopped a group of Taliban fighters who were preparing to attack multiple sites. The Taliban had loaded a truck with eight tons of explosives, but it did not blow up. It was the largest truck bomb ever ...

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I gave MASLOC cash to my husband – CEO

The embattled Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Bertha Ansah-Djan, otherwise known as Bertha Sogah, has openly admitted taking an amount of GHS 500,000 from the accounts of the state-run organisation and handing it over to a private company owned by her husband. However, Mrs Sogah, who was asked to step aside so that ...

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Pope seeks decisive action against sex abuse

Pope Francis has called for strong, specific worldwide measures for the Catholic Church to act “with determination” against clergy sex abuse — the scandal that has rocked the church for more than a decade. It is one of the first actions on a major issue in Francis’ week-old papacy, one marked so chiefly by attention to his humble, cut-the-pageantry style. ...

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Chinese authorities kill 20K birds as avian flu toll rises to 6

Hong Kong (CNN) — Chinese authorities have killed more than 20,000 birds from a live-poultry trading zone in Shanghai after an unusual strain of bird flu that has so far killed six people in the country was found in pigeons on sale in the city, state-run media outlet Xinhua reported Friday. Details of the slaughter of chickens, ducks, geese and ...

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Sankofa…………

Ghanaians are very hopeful, that is how we live. Ghanaians wake up in the morning knowing very well that we will switch on our radio and television sets to hear the same old sad story about how the government is failing us all. Upon all we know we will make it through, praying that a better government is on its ...

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Ghana sits on time bomb – Capt. Koomson

A retired officer of the Ghana Armed Forces, Captain Budu Koomson, believes prevailing conditions in the country make the staging of a coup d’état imminent. This, according to him, was because “the blatant abuse of state wealth by political operatives can trigger something like this coupled with the political stalemate in the society.” “The profligate or reckless abuse of government ...

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US Offers $5 Million Reward for African War Crimes Suspects

The United States is offering up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest of Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony and three other African war crimes suspects. Kony and his top aides Okot Odhiambo and Dominic Ongwen were added to the U.S. War Crimes Rewards Program on Wednesday. Also added was Sylvestre Mudacumura, leader of the Rwandan rebel group ...

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