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Monkeypox outbreak 2022 and what you need to know

Monkeypox, a disease caused by the monkeypox virus, occurs very infrequently and in very scattered locations in parts of Africa. There are two clades (or types) of the virus: a West Africa (WA) clade in which 1 to 3.6 out of 100 infected patients die (1% to 3.6% mortality) and …

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Bole SHS assistant headmaster allegedly rapes final year student

The Assistant Headmaster of the Bole Senior High School (SHS), Issahaku Jeduah, has allegedly raped a 21-year-old final year student. According to the final year student of the school, on Friday, 20 May 2022, the Assistant Headmaster, sent for her during prep time. She indicated that the Assistant Headmaster’s invitation …

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Meet the three new players in Ghana’s latest squad

Black Stars coach Otto Addo has handed debut call-ups to three Ghanaian players for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Madagascar and Central African Republic. The 33-man squad announced on Thursday, 26 May 2022 will face the two countries in the opening Group E games of the 2023 AFCON qualifiers …

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No nurse has turned into a crocodile – Tafo gov’t hospital

The Tafo Government Hospital in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has denied claims that a student nurse turned into crocodile at the facility. This follows reports that a student nurse had turned into a crocodile causing, a pregnant staff nurse to collapse. According to the reports, the student nurse had …

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Official: Otto Addo names 33-man squad for AFCON qualifiers, 4-nation tournament in Japan

Coach Otto Addo has named Ghana’s squad for the Africa Cup against Madagascar and Central African Republic. Coach Otto Addo has named Ghana’s squad for the Africa Cup against Madagascar and Central African Republic. Squad for upcoming #AFCON2023Q & 4-Nation Tournament in Japan ????????#BringBackTheLove #BlackStars pic.twitter.com/WZufF3WFtC — Black Stars ???????? (@GhanaBlackstars) May 26, 2022   …

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Poliovirus found in drains in Tamale

The Noguchi Memorial Center for Medical Research has found the Poliovirus in samples of water scooped from some drains in the Sagnerigu Municipality and the Tamale Metropolis. The Deputy Northern Regional Director of Health in charge of Public Health, Dr. Hilarious Abiwu, disclosed this in an interview with GBC News …

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Tolon SHS fire: Students return to school, moved into temporary place

The Tolon District Assembly, District Education Directorate, and other stakeholders have partnered to provide temporary classrooms and accommodation to displaced students of Tolon Senior High School. The management of Tolon Senior High School last week directed over 600 students of the institution to return home following a fire that gutted …

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Kofi Kordzi banned from Hearts of Oak first team

Accra Hearts of Oak have demoted striker Kofi Kordzi to the junior team for violating the terms of his contract. The Phobians have suspended Kofi Kordzi for featuring in a football match on May 14 without authorization from the club. He has however been suspended from the senior team for …

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VIDEO&PHOTOS: Accra floods: Kaneshie Polyclinic shutdown

The Kaneshie Polyclinic in the Okaikoi South District of the Greater Accra region has been shutdown following heavy downpour which started at midnight of Tuesday, May 24,2022. According to reports, the wall separating the Polyclinic and the Ga Mantse Palace got broken, which made way for the water to enter …

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Four Ghanaian players who were abandoned by their fathers

  Child neglect is a societal problem which occurs mostly when the parents split up. When there is a divorce, in most cases, the men tend to abandon their children leaving all responsibilities on the women. It happens in many societies and Ghana is no exception. Some Ghanaian players struggled …

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Atletico Madrid interested in signing Ghana’s Iddrisu Baba

Spanish giants Atletico Madrid have turned their attention to Ghana and Real Mallorca midfielder Iddrisu Baba after missing out on Olympique Marseille midfielder Boubacar Kamara. The 2-year-old Frenchman decided to join Aston Villa on a five year contract after departing the French giants on a free transfer. He was chased …

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Why Georginio Wijnaldum dropped his Ghanaian name

In 2013, when Georginio Wijnaldum busted onto the scenes in Dutch football, showing glimpses of a potential global star, many went digging into his background. The background check led to the unearthing of the Boateng attached to his name. Hence, Ghanaians were keen on seeing the 22-year-old in the Black Stars …

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CK Akonnor’s son picks Ghana over Germany

Son of former Ghana captain Charles Kwabla Akonnor, Charles Jesaja Herrmann has reaffirmed his desire to play for the Black Stars despite representing Germany at youth levels. The KV Kortrijk forward is in Ghana for holidays after the end of the Belgium topflight season. And in a chat on Tv3’s …

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