Death toll in West Africa Ebola epidemic reaches 2,630: WHO

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At least 2,630 people have died in the worst outbreak of Ebola virus in history, which has so far infected at least 5,357 people in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.

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Local News

Monday holiday

Monday holiday

President John Dramani Mahama has by Executive Instrument declared Monday, September 22 a statutory public holiday. The day marks Founder’s Day, the birthday of Ghana’s first president and prime minister, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah. The day falls on Sunday, September 21. “In view of the fact that 21st September 2014, falls on a Sunday, His Excellency the President has by Executive Instrument declared Monday, 22nd September 2014 as a Statutory Public Holiday, and... Read more

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International News

ICC summons Kenya leader to hearing

ICC summons Kenya leader to hearing

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has summoned Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear before the tribunal on 8 October. Judges want to question him over claims that his government has withheld documents requested by prosecutors preparing his crimes against humanity trial. The trial has already been delayed several times. Mr Kenyatta denies organising ethnic massacres after elections in 2007. Some 1,200 people were killed and 600,000 driven from their homes. Two weeks ago, prosecutors asked... Read more

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Entertainment News

GMB VIII: Widowhood rites take center stage Sunday

GMB VIII: Widowhood rites take center stage Sunday

Last Sunday, the seven remaining contestants of Ghana’s Most Beautiful regaled all with fables on how some towns and ethnic groups in the respective regions they are representing got their names and identities. Uppper West Region’s Baci was adjudged the Star Performer while Ama of the Eastern Region came out as the Most Disciplined for the week. This Sunday promises to be equally educative as the contestants will be enlightening fans and... Read more

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