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Ghanaian Experts To Separate Conjoined Twins Start Rehearsing With Toys Ahead Of Surgery

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A group of health experts from the biggest hospitals in Ghana have started rehearsing with toys ahead of the surgery to separate a set of twins conjoined at the head at Ridge.

Since it is the first time the procedure is being carried out in Ghana, intentive rehearsal has begun for the separation of a set of Ghanaian twins.

It has been indicated that 135 doctors will be involved in this exercise.

The medical exercise officially termed as ‘simulation’ is being undertaken as a necessary step ahead of the all-important surgery.

Meanwhile, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has fulfilled his promise to pay GHc3 million, which is the cost of surgery for the conjoined twins who went viral on social media.

In other news, Ghanaian Real Estate mogul Nana Kwame Bediako has donated a huge sum of money (GHS600,000 )towards a surgical procedure to separate conjoined twins at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital.

This news was disclosed by the acting general manager of GHOne TV, Nana Aba Anamoah, who has led a campaign to solicit funds to cover the total cost of surgery.

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Accra Is Second Most Expensive City In The World : Survey

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Ghana’s capital city, Accra, is the second most expensive city in the world in terms of the property price to income ratio, according to Numbeo.

Numbeo, a crowd-sourced global database of reported consumer prices, perceived crime rates, quality of health care, and other statistics, explained that the Price to Income Ratio is the basic measure for apartment purchase affordability.
It is generally calculated as the ratio of median apartment prices to median familial disposable income, expressed as years of income,” the site stated.

This comes amidst agitations about the city’s high cost of property prices, contributing to the #FixTheCountry Movement.

Accra is ahead of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), Shenzhen (China), Moscow (Russia), Paris (France) as well as many other world-class cities.

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Ghana Will Dominate African Football Very Soon : Kurt Okraku

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GFA President, Kurt Okraku has promised that Ghana will dominate African football.

Speaking at a breakfast meeting with the visiting CAF President, Patrice Motesphe, and other dignitaries, the GFA President was bullish in his expectations for the country’s football teams.

“Very soon Ghana will be dominant on the African continent”

He explained that this was based on the performance of the U-20 side, the Black Starlets, who won the U20 African Cup of Nations earlier this year.

He then reminded the attendees that the success of the senior team, the Black Stars at the 2010 World Cup was based on investment in grassroots and juvenile football.

He concluded with the proclamation,

“Ghana must always be at the apex of the sport”

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UCL: Chelsea Thrash Malmo But Lukaku And Werner Pick Up Injuries

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Chelsea thrashed Malmo in the Champions League but lost strikers Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner to first-half injuries.

Andreas Christensen volleyed the Blues ahead from Thiago Silva’s cross for his first goal for the club.

Lukaku was fouled – and injured – for a penalty which Jorginho scored, and Werner then pulled up while running.

Kai Havertz dinked home Chelsea’s third and Jorginho added another spot-kick for the European champions, who are second in Group H behind Juventus.

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