Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


New weight loss balloon helps customers feel full

23 January 2014, 10:29

London – A new treatment, Obalon, created by biology experts helps with the weight loss process by inserting a balloon into one’s stomach which inflates to give the sensation of fullness, Mirror reports.

Patients swallow a pill which has a balloon inside, the micro-catheter is attached to the pill and once the pill reaches the stomach it inflates to the size of an apple. The pill dissolves and the catheter is removed. The procedure takes about ten minutes.

Trials that have taken place in the UK and US have depicted that patients can lose an average of 7.7kg in 12 weeks. Obalon is currently only available at a select few hospitals and clinics in London and costs from £2995.

Read more at Mirror


What To Do If She Has A Boyfriend

20 October 2016, 16:35

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
S Mbinya
What To Do If She Has A Boyfriend

Here are tips to help you get a girl who has a boyfriend: Read more...

Submitted by
George Vodongo
Kalonzo blasts DP Ruto for ‘grabb...

11 Kamba MPs declared their allegiance to Jubilee last month. Read more...

Submitted by
George Vodongo
President Uhuru Kenyatta pardons ...

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday released 7,000 petty offenders to create room in the prisons. Read more...

Submitted by
Ben Wangui
Why Mashujaa Day celebrations wer...

Find out why this year's Mashujaa Day celebrations were held in Machakos. Read more...

Submitted by
S Mbinya
Foods that burn belly fat fast

You can take your best foods and snacks and still be able to get rid of that pot belly. Read more...