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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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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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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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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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Chaos in KALISCO as ‘town boys’ clash with students during jams

A group of outsiders invaded the Kalpohin Senior High School in Tamale and clashed with the students having an entertainment session last night. The clash occurred as the students attempted to stop the outsiders who had illegally entered the school campus from joining the entertainment programme. According to reports, one …

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Tolon SHS shut down following fire

Authorities at Tolon Senior High School have temporarily closed down the school following a fire outbreak earlier Thursday, May 19. The fire razed down the entire girls’ dormitory block. According to the headmaster of the school, Amadu Issifu, the decision to close down the school is to allow them put …

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DOWNLOAD MP3: Perfect Chick Remix

He goes by the name JAKEY JAKE and he’s a new school Rap beast in West Africa (Sierra Leone) after dropping another another boom 💥 that is making air all over Africa and we still remember his diss track against Lyrical Joe. And this one is about tell his fans …

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Afghanistan: Inside a secret school for girls

Hidden away in a residential neighbourhood is one of Afghanistan’s new “secret” schools – a small but powerful act of defiance against the Taliban. Around a dozen teenage girls are attending a maths class. “We know about the threats and we worry about them,” the sole teacher tells us, but …

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US agrees to ease Trump-era sanctions on Cuba

US officials have announced plans to ease tough sanctions imposed on Cuba by former President Donald Trump. Under new measures approved by the Biden administration, restrictions on family remittances and travel to the island will be eased. The processing of US visas for Cubans will also be speeded up. State …

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Premature babies prone to health conditions — Optometrist

Dr. Alfred Gardemor, Principal Optometrist and Head of the Optometric Center at the Nsawam Government Hospital has stated that premature babies have a higher risk of developing eye problems. He stressed when a baby is born prematurely, a lot of development has not taken place, which makes it prone to …

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Ten dead in suspected race attack at New York state store

An 18-year-old white man has shot dead 10 people in a black neighbourhood of New York state in what authorities are calling a racially motivated attack. The man, named as Payton Gendron in court papers, was arrested after a stand-off at the scene – a supermarket in the city of …

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It’s time to review free SHS – Palmer-Buckle

Most Reverend Charles Palmer-Buckle has added his voice to calls for government to take immediate steps to review the free senior high school policy through stakeholder engagement. According to the Archbishop for Cape Coast, the free SHS policy has come to offer relief to parents, but it is important for …

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UAE President Sheikh Khalifa dies at 73

One of the richest monarchs in the world, President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates, has died at the age of 73. Sheikh Khalifa was president of the UAE since 2004, but his role had been largely ceremonial since he suffered a stroke in 2014. His …

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School Feeding Caterers call for increment in feeding grants

The National School Feeding Caterers Association is demanding an increment in the school feeding grants following the skyrocketing prices of food items. According to the caterers, food prices have increased multiple times, but the government still pays 97 pesewas per plate, making it extremely difficult for them to continue cooking …

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Calling a man ‘bald’ is sexual harassment – Court rules

Calling a man ‘bald’ is sex harassment, an employment tribunal has ruled after an employee complained about being called a ‘bald c***’. Tony Finn had worked for the West Yorkshire-based British Bung Company for almost 24 years when he was fired in May last year. He took them to the …

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Snake bites testicles of level 300 student

A snake has reportedly given a level 300 student at the Assin Fosu College of Education (FOSCO) in the Central region a painful fright when it sunk its teeth into his “genital area”. The young man said he quickly stood on his feet after feeling a pinch in his testicles …

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Bill Gates tests positive for COVID-19

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The 66-year-old tech giant wrote in a tweet Tuesday that he is experiencing mild symptoms and is “following the experts’ advice” by isolating himself until he’s healthy. “I’m fortunate to be vaccinated and boosted and have access to …

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Having sex everyday is abnormal – Therapist

A Global Health Scientist and a Sexual Health Specialist, Dr. Richard Eghan has stated that having sex every day is a myth. According to him, having sex every day is not medically acceptable. “This way too much. So a study was done I think in America which actually came with …

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