Ebola scare hits North Tongu as bats invade school

Ebola response

Students and teachers of the Roman Catholic Basic School in Juapong in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region are living in fear of catching the deadly Ebola virus from bats that have invaded the school.

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Local News

Anti-corruption body worried about Judgement Debt C’ssion

Anti-corruption body worried about Judgement Debt C’ssion

Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), the local chapter of anti-graft body Transparency International, has raised concerns about the work of the Judgement Debt Commission. It says the work of the Commission should have ended by now as the Sole Commissioner, Justice Yaw Apau, was given one year to finish work. Speaking to journalists during the launch of an abridged version of the Auditor General’s report on five ministries on Wednesday, October 22, Executive... Read more

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International News

Cuba leads way on Ebola effort

Cuba leads way on Ebola effort

Cuba has sent a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak. The 83 doctors and nurses will treat Ebola patients in Liberia and Guinea. Another contingent of 165 Cuban healthcare professionals travelled to Sierra Leone a few weeks ago. Cuba is now the biggest single provider of healthcare workers to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, more than the Red Cross or richer nations, the World... Read more

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Entertainment News

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report. De La Renta, who most recently designed Amal Clooney's wedding dress, was diagnosed with cancer in 2006. Born in the Dominican Republic in 1932, he left home at 18 to study painting in Madrid, Spain. He soon developed a love of fashion design and began an apprenticeship with Spain's... Read more

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