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Any amount of alcohol use during pregnancy harmful to child’s brain: Aussie research

Any amount of alcohol consumption during pregnancy can have a significant impact on a child's brain development, leading to anxiety, depression, and poor...

UAE grants urgent use of China-developed coronavirus vaccine

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved a China-developed COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, six weeks after human trials in the Gulf Arab state...
KHARTOUM, June 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Members of the Chinese medical expert team attend a video conference on prevention of the coronavirus with China's embassies in South Sudan, Mauritania and Morocco held in Khartoum, Sudan, on June 5, 2020. TO GO WITH "Chinese medical expert team in Sudan shares experience in COVID-19 prevention with Chinese doctors" (Xinhua/Ma Yichong)

Chinese doctors use 3D printing for complex skull surgery

Doctors in central China's Hunan Province have used 3D printing technology to greatly reduce risks related to a complex skull reconstruction surgery for a...
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Use recovery from COVID-19 to tackle climate change: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday urged countries to use recovery from COVID-19 to tackle climate change. "We have a choice: business...
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Akufo-Addo decries decreasing use of face masks, urges adherence to COVID-19 protocols

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described as unacceptable, the drop in the rate of use of face masks by Ghanaians to prevent...

Use the COVID-19 zeal to fix continental problems – panellists

Panellists in a virtual conference have jointly called for the translation of the zeal that triggered the rise to the challenge of the COVID-19...
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Israeli scientists use waste water samples to track COVID-19

by Keren Setton Scientists from Israeli Ben Gurion University of the Negev say that the COVID-19 virus can be tracked in waste...

South Sudan youth use murals to promote awareness about COVID-19 pandemic

South Sudan's young artists have embarked on inserting catchy murals on street walls as part of a campaign to raise awareness about the COVID-19...
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Nigeria disease control agency calls for use of masks to stem COVID-19 spread

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday issued a formal advisory of using face masks by the public to stem the spread...
The 52nd and 53rd Beidou Navigation Satellite System satellites take off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province, on Dec 16, 2019. Photo by Zou Sen from People’s Daily Online

Egypt to use Chinese institution’s satellite launching stations

The Egyptian government has approved the request of the county's space agency to contract with a Chinese institution for using its satellite launching stations. The...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows a cloud of locusts flying in Mwingi North, Kenya. A number of East African countries are suffering serious locust infestation, with Kenya experiencing its worst in 70 years, which, if left unchecked, could grow 500 times in scale by June, a UN spokesman said Friday. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN secretary-general, said besides Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia are undergoing their worst locust infestation in 25 years, and that Djibouti, Eritrea, Uganda and Tanzania are also experiencing swarm activity and locust breeding, while the risk of spread to South Sudan is high. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

Chinese researchers use satellite data to monitor desert locusts

Chinese researchers used satellite and meteorological data to monitor movements of desert locusts and offer early warnings, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences...
African Nations Championship (CHAN)

Namibia to use local friendlies to fine-tune drills ahead of 2020 CHAN finals

Namibia's locally based football team on Saturday will face two local select teams based in northern Namibia in the Oshakati region, ahead of the...

UK police use pancakes to hunt most sought-after suspects

Police in southeast England on Tuesday launched a crime-fighting twist by creating edible mugshots of its most sought-after suspects. Surrey police shared...
A staff member of Togo's Independent National Electoral Commission shows a ballot at a polling station in Lome, Togo, on Feb. 22, 2020. Togo's presidential election kicked off on Saturday at 7 a.m. local time (0700 GMT). Seven candidates, including the incumbent president Faure Gnassingbe, who has been in power since 2005 and is looking for a fourth term, compete for presidency. (Xinhua/Xiao Jiuyang)

AU’s Election Observation Mission urges use of legal channels in Togo election dispute

The African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) made a statement Monday evening urging candidates and political actors of the presidential election of Togo...

Swedish telecoms continue to use Huawei as minister pledge no specific aim towards one...

by Xinhua writer Wang Zichen Swedish telecommunication operators have continued to use equipment from Huawei, the Chinese technology firm, the national radio...

Kenya to use Continental Tour as dry run for World Under-20 Championships

Kenya will use the World Athletics Continental Tour in May as a dry run to gauge their preparedness for hosting the World Under-20 Championships...

Taiwan authority’s attempt to use epidemic to seek “independence” will never succeed

The attempt by Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority to use the novel coronavirus outbreak as an excuse to seek "Taiwan independence" will never...
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Use These 5 Tips To Polish Your English

Do you see yourself struggling when you speak English? Follow these 5 tips and polish your English speaking in no time. 1. Slow Down Your Speaking...

Innovative Kenyan farmers use motorbikes to spray crops

Motorbikes, machines that have helped ease transport problems in Kenya, are finding new uses each day in the East African nation. From ferrying passengers...
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Stanbic Bank to intensify education on use of credit card

Nii Odartey Lamptey, the Head of Card and Payment Solution, Stanbic Bank, has said the Bank has outlined strategies to educate the public on...

Report shows illegal drug use to become public health emergency in Africa

Consumption of illegal drugs in Africa is projected to become a public health emergency, according to a new research outcome published on Thursday. ...

Namibian education ministry bans use of school grounds for political campaign

Namibia's Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture on Tuesday banned political elements from carrying out political activities under the facade of motivational talks to...
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Namibian retailer to charge for plastic carrier bag use at various stores

One of Namibia's largest retail chain store, Pick n Pay (PnP), said Wednesday it will start charging 50 Namibia cents (3 U.S. cents) per...

Venezuela could use legal system to challenge new US Sanctions

The Venezuelan government categorically rejected the unilateral measures imposed by the United States on the South American country's petroleum industry and warned it would...
Market in Ghana

Hohoe Modern Market Ready for Use

Mr Andrews Teddy Ofori, Municipal Chief Executive for Hohoe, has said plans were advanced for the construction of a modern market for Hohoe. The...

UWR Minister Gives 442 Motorbikes for Assembly Members Use

Mr Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, Acting Upper West Regional Minister has handed over a total of 442 motorbikes for onward distribution to Assembly members across...
Social media

Police cautions public on social media usage following kidnappings

A total of sixty-four kidnapped cases were reported in the central Region in 2018. Eleven suspects have so far been arrested out of which one...

Use Valentine Days Profitably, Youth Urged

Nana Kwadwo Gyimah II, the Abakomahene of Kitase, near Aburi has advised the youth to use the occasion of Valentine’s Day to organise fora...
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Kenyan soldiers to use environmental protection as “first line of defense”

Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) will use protection of the environment as the first line of defense to resolve resource-based conflicts, a government official said...

Best Teacher Encourages the Use of Phones in SHS

Mr Nicolas Mawunyo Gborse, the 2018 Most Outstanding Teacher, has appealed to the Government to consider lifting the ban on mobile phone usage by...