Odd But True

Casanova, 25, claims he beds 200 women in a year by chatting them up on Twitter

Self-proclaimed Casanova Ben James pictured with his current girlfriend Abby Lugg. Ben claims he has four or five 'tweethearts' on the go at any one time - See more at: twitter

A man claims to have wooed hundreds of women into bed using the power of social media. Ben James reckons he has bedded over 200 women in a year – by chatting them up on Twitter. The 25 year-old romeo sends out saucy messages and gets hundreds of replies a day from girls including full-frontal naked selfies. He claims two ...

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Man-eating 18ft crocodile caught after terrorising village in Uganda


A man-eating crocodile suspected of killing at least six people has been captured off the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda. The enormous beast, over 18ft long and weighing approximately a tonne, was caught after worried locals demanded wildlife officials hunt it down. Its latest victim is believed to be father-of-two Bosco Nyansi, a local fisherman whose tattered clothing was ...

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Man arrested for allegedly training armed robbers

A man alleged to have been recruiting people for robbery operations at the National Theatre has been arrested in Accra. The alleged kingpin, Namo Mayie, was arrested on March 29, 2014. Mayie and another suspect were Wednesday paraded at a press conference organised by the Accra Regional Police Command for allegedly possessing firearms without authorisation. The Accra Regional Police Commander, Deputy ...

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South Africa to use flavoured condoms to tackle HIV


South Africa’s government will distribute coloured and flavoured condoms among students to end “condom fatigue”, the health minister has said. Aaron Motsoaledi’s comments came after a survey showed that condom usage had fallen in South Africa. The decline in usage may be because “the standard-issued choice condoms just aren’t cool enough”, he added. South Africa has some 6.4 million HIV-positive ...

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Rabies kills five persons at Suhum Municipality


Five persons, including a six-year-old class one pupil, died of rabies within three weeks after a dog bite in the Suhum Municipality. Three people died at Suhum, one  at Nankese and one at Amanase. This was disclosed to the Ghana News Agency by an official of the Veterinary Service at Shum who wish to remain anonymous. According to the official, the pupil ...

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Scientists create 52 artificial rain storms in Abu Dhabi desert


Hail, lightning and gales came through the state’s eastern region this summer thanks to scientist-puppet masters. As part of a secret program to control the weather in the Middle East, scientists working for the United Arab Emirates government artificially created rain where rain is generally nowhere to be found. The $11 million project, which began in July, put steel lampshade-looking ionizers ...

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Denmark campaigning for more sex to boost country’s population


Couples in Denmark are being encouraged to travel to help boost the country’s falling birth rate in a hilarious new advert. The Do It For Denmark! clip explains how getting away from it all boosts men and woman’s libidos – with a therapist claiming nearly half of couples have more sex when on holiday. And the tongue-in-cheek video says 10 ...

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Churches in Britain are being turned into bars

nterior of O'Neills pub, seen in a former Presbyterian church in Muswell Hill, north London

At one church, the only thing being worshipped is beer — at another, gleaming cars are on sale. Increasingly, it seems, a different kind of conversion is taking place at Britain’s churches. Thanks to a steady decline in religion and the high costs of maintaining these historic buildings, a rising number of churches are being given new lives that may ...

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Isaiah 54:17 can overpower armed robbers – MP

The MP for Ablekuma North, Joe Appiah

  At a time Ghanaians are pressing the nation’s security agencies to do more to protect them against brutal armed attacks by criminals; one of their representatives in the country’s 275-Member legislature is proposing a heavenly solution to the problem. Ablekuma North MP, Joe Appiah, says law-abiding citizens who come under armed attack from criminals should simply recite the words ...

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Condoms ‘too big’ for Indian men


A survey of more than 1,000 men in India has concluded that condoms made according to international sizes are too large for a majority of Indian men. The study found that more than half of the men measured had penises that were shorter than international standards for condoms. It has led to a call for condoms of mixed sizes to ...

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