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Have you ever found yourself easily tipsy or hardly in the mood after taking locally- brewed alcoholic beverages, known as bitters?

You may be feeling right, depending not only on the quantity one drinks but the brand as well.

A student of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has found most of them on the market, contain less alcohol than their labels show.

The chemical that killed the kids is known to be highly toxic

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is working with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to establish how a couple purchased an agrochemical for domestic use, leading to the poisoning and death of their three children.

The FDA in a statement said the fumigant used was an agrochemical, meant to protect stored grains from rodents.

A major programme to tackle graduate unemployment in Ghana is set to be launched by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on May 1, 2018.

To be known as the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO), the programme will initially operate seven modules designed to meet the pressing needs of the nation, while providing jobs for the teeming youth who have received tertiary education but are struggling to find jobs.

Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia announced this at the 22nd Congregation of the University of Education, Winneba last Saturday, at which 16,153 students received certificates, diplomas, first degrees and postgraduate degrees.

Many countries around the globe marked Earth Day yesterday, which was dedicated to the mobilisation of political and civic action to eliminate plastic pollution.

In Ghana, however, virtually nothing was heard about the day despite the fact that plastic pollution remains a major environmental challenge.

The Earth Day is celebrated every April 22 during which governments, organisations and individuals use the occasion to create awareness of the need to conserve and protect the environment.

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