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Frank Bonsu, Manager of the TB Control Programme at the Ghana Health Service

The Ghana Health Service has confirmed that Ghana has recorded its first case of  extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Tuberculosis (TB).

According to the Service, the victim of the extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis has been confirmed dead.

A Clinical Health Psychologist and a Teaching Associate at the Department of Psychological Medicines, University of Cape Coast, Mr. Felix Yiadom, has underscored the need for awareness creation about the importance of sleep.

According to him, good sleep does not only refer to the number of hours one sleeps but the quality of the sleep. Mr. Yiadom added that to have good sleep deals much more after one has woken up from the sleep: having a clear mind in terms of memory capacity, being physiologically fit and having one’s muscles relaxed.

A Ghanaian, Billy Agbozo, has been executed in Singapore after a court convicted him of drug-related offenses in 2016.

The Central Narcotics Bureau of Singapore announced earlier this week that it had executed Agbozo on Friday, 9 March 2018.

The deceased, 39 years old, was convicted for importing 1,634.9 grams of methamphetamine, and sentenced to the mandatory death penalty in July 2016 for the offense.

Consumers of power will begin to feel the impact of the much awaited cut in tariff by the beginning of next month instead of the March 15 date publicised by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC).

This is because the ECG says its meters will have to be calibrated to capture the change and that cannot be done in the middle of the month due to the configuration of the meters.

“The monthly billing cycle of the prepayment metering system does not technically allow ECG to implement the review in the middle of the month.