Daily Graphic – Ghana adopts ‘walking egg’ technology to produce baby.

Ghana has made history as the second country in the world to use ‘The Walking Egg’ (TWE) technology to produce a baby.

The feat was achieved on Monday after a couple who had been childless for eight years had a healthy baby boy on the third attempt with the technology at the Pentecost Hospital at Madina, near Accra.

It was a moment of joy and glory for the couple, their families and friends after the birth of the baby, who weighed 3.3 kilogrammes.

The Walking Egg

The TWE technology is a form of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) method that allows the sperm of a man and the egg of a woman to fertilise outside the body for about two to five days.

Fight against galamsey…

…task force, illegal miners clash

…one miner dead, 100 arrested

One person has been shot dead at Wawase, near Obuasi in the Ashanti Region, while more than 100 suspected illegal miners have been arrested by the National Anti-Galamsey Task Force, one week after it began operations to clamp down on illegal mining in the Ashanti, Western and Eastern regions.

The task force also seized 25 floating machines used to mine in water bodies.The miners were arrested at mining sites in the Eastern, Ashanti and Western regions.

The task force, codenamed: Operation Vanguard, has processed some of the suspects to be arraigned in due course.

The identity of the deceased is yet to be established.

In an interview with the Daily Graphic, the Spokesman for the task force, Major Gariba Pabi, said the miner was shot dead last Sunday evening when a section of the task force deployed to Obuasi came under attack from some suspected illegal miners.

All set to carve new region out of Western Region – Prez

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the proposal to carve a new region out of the Western Region is currently at the consideration stage.

He said he had received a petition from the chiefs of the region desiring the creation of the region and he had forwarded it to the Council of State for its recommendations.

The President said he had scheduled a meeting with the Council of State on the matter for August 15, 2017.

He was speaking at a durbar of the chiefs and the people of the Bibiani-Anwhiaso-Bekwai District on the first day of his three-day tour of the Western Region on Monday.

 

Graphic opens photo exhibition at La Palm today

The Graphic communications group limited (GCGL) holds the first ever photo exhibition at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra today.

The two day photo exhibition seeks to showcase historical pictures covered by Graphic over Ghana’s 60 years journey since independence.

It is on the theme 60 years of independence through the lens of Graphic.  The programme is to help Ghanaians reflect on the memories of events that took place before and after independence.  It forms part of Graphic’s contribution to the Ghana @60 celebrations.

 



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