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AstraZeneca/Oxford coronavirus vaccine

AstraZeneca vaccine causes allergic reaction in very rare cases

dpa/GNA - AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine can cause an allergic reaction in very rare cases, the EU's drugs regulator, the European Medicines Agency (EMA), said...
GUANGZHOU, March 21, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 21, 2020 shows packed medical supplies at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province. Medical supplies donated to African countries by Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation were packed and ready for shipping. The supplies, which include masks, testing kits, protective suits and other materials, will be transported to Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, to aid the anti-coronavirus fight in Africa. (Xinhua/Tian Jianchuan)

Beirut port’s massive fire causes loss of 15 million USD: report

The value of losses caused by the massive fire that erupted at Beirut Port's duty free warehouse a day earlier reached 15 million...

UNICEF director asks Security Council to address root causes of attacks on schools

UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta Fore on Thursday asked the Security Council to address the root causes of attacks on schools. ...
social distances can cause brain damage

Social isolation causes brain circuit damage in humans

As COVID-19 forces countries to implement social distancing and school closures, scientists at Icahn School of Medicine (ISM) at Mount Sinai in New York...
hurricane Hanna

Hurricane Laura causes fatalities, damage in U.S. southern coast

At least six people, including a 14-year-old girl, died from major category 4 hurricane in the southwest coast of U.S., media reported. ...

Gas line explosion causes power outage in Syria

An explosion in the al-Arabi gas line in the countryside of Syrian capital Damascus at dawn on Monday caused a massive power outage in...
plastic collected

Uncharted Treasure Causes Flooding and Loss of Lives in the City of Accra?

This is neither water nor Cola drink, these are empty plastic collected from places such as hotels, school campuses, hospitals, garbage bins etc. and...

Outburst of harmattan causes dry, hazy weather conditions

An outburst of the 2019/2020 harmattan season has caused a sudden occurrence of dry weather conditions all over the country. The...

Zimbabwe Supreme Court ruling on currency parity causes mixed emotions among creditors, debtors

A ruling passed by the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe on Monday declaring that all debts incurred before Feb. 22, 2019 should be settled in...
Oil drilling in WCTP block 2

Low gas uptake causes production challenges on Ghana’s leading oil fields

The failure of the off-taker of gas the Ghana National Gas Company Ltd (GNGCL) to utilize all the gas produced on Ghana's...
Palestine, Israel

New wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence causes big losses, grief among Gazan civilians

Hamouda Abu Amra, a Palestinian man in his 60s, was forced to race with death last week after he received a phone call from...

Excessive alcohol consumption causes liver cancer – Dr Offei

Excessive alcohol consumption is a major risk factor for liver cancer, Dr Asare Offei, a Surgeon at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, has said. “Excessive...

Tax conversion causes Ghana to slip four places in latest World Bank doing business...

The latest World Bank Doing Business report issued on Thursday saw Ghana scoring 60 to fall four places to 114, compared with the 118...
Kidney Day

GKA Drafts Policy Aimed at Addressing Prolong Kidney Diseases

A Renal Care Policy has been developed by the Ghana Kidney Association (GKA) to help address the causes, prevention, treatment and costs of chronic...
Jason Momoa’s private plan was forced to make an emergency landing (FilmMagic)

Possible Fire Causes Jason Momoa’s Private Plane to Make Emergency Landing

The former 'Game of Thrones' star praised the "good old fire department" who came to the star and his pals' rescue when the jet...
An explosion occurs at a fuel station in north Accra, capital of Ghana, Oct. 7, 2017. The explosion happening late Saturday left at least two people dead. (Xinhua/Shi Song) (yk)

Southern Nigeria: Gas Explosion Causes Fear

Scores of local residents have been reported missing in southern Nigeria following a gas explosion at a trunk line at the Niger Delta area,...
Indian paramilitary troopers stand guard ahead of India's Republic Day celebration in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Jan. 25, 2016. Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir Monday intensified security and surveillance ahead of India's Republic Day, officials said. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

Escalating Tension Between Kashmir and Amritsar Causes India to Close Down Airports

Indian authorities Wednesday ordered closure of airports for civilian aeroplanes in Indian-controlled Kashmir and Amritsar of Punjab state in wake of the growing tension...

AMERI Politics Causes VRA US$11.5 Million Monthly

The nation has once again been plunged into the AMERI Power Project controversy with a stiff political stand-off between the former NDC administration which...

Nigeria’s high lending rate causes weakness in manufacturing

Nigeria's 14-percent lending rate, maintained since last July, is beginning to have debilitating effects on productivity, head of a local manufacturers' association said on...
Millennium Marathon

Injury causes Kenya’s Biwott to withdraw from London marathon

Former New York marathon champion Stanley Biwott of Kenya has pulled out of the London Marathon set for April 23. Biwott, 31, will miss out...

Study Says 1 in 10 Deaths is Caused By Smoking

Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, a new study shows, half of them in just four countries – China, India, the US and...

George Michael Found to Have Died of Natural Causes

George Michael died as a result of heart disease, a coroner has confirmed.The pop star suffered a dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver,...
trade protectionism

Rising global protectionism causes concern – analyst

Growing protectionist tendencies and rising conservative nationalism have raised deep concern in a global scenario with a deterioration of multilateral security mechanisms since ...

N1 Highway Heavy With Traffic Over Fuel Tanker Fire

There is a heavy vehicular traffic on the N1 Highway after a diesel tanker caught fire close to the Dzorwulu traffic light.It took the...

Heward-Mills Gay Sermon in SA Raises Controversy

The founder and Presiding Bishop of the Lighthouse Chapel International in Ghana, pastor Dag Heward-Mills has caused massive controversy in South Africa over a...

Samsung says faulty battery causes Galaxy Note 7 to catch fire

Samsung Electronics said Monday that faulty battery caused its flagship Galaxy Note 7 to catch fire after discontinuing the fire-prone device more than three...

10 Percent Pay Rise Causes Uneasiness

Pressure has begun to mount on President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo as to whether the recommendations by the Presidential Committee on Emoluments chaired by Prof Francisca...

Public Urged To Support Autism And Cerebral Palsy Awareness

Givers Never Lack (GNL), a foundation promoting the cause of autism and cerebral palsy awareness, has requested for assistance to facilitate its public education...

Gyapa Residents in Fear Over The Death of a Chinese

file image The death of a 39-year-old Chinese is causing fear and insecurity among residents of Gyapa, a community near Wassa Akropong in the Western...

Hemang: Drunk Voter Brews Confusion

file image An 80-year old heavily  drunk  man created confusion between polling agents of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) and opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) after...