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Ghanaian schools to reopen amid virus wave fears

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced dates for reopening of schools across the country amid fears of a second coronavirus wave in the west African country.

Schools were shut in March last year after the country reported its first case of the virus. Since then more than 55,000 cases have been confirmed, with 54,005 recoveries and more than 300 deaths.


Stevie Wonder leaves Motown and releases two new songs

Stevie Wonder released two new songs Tuesday with the launch of his new label, So What the Fuss Records.

The legendary recording artist held a virtual press conference Tuesday to announce his new music, marketed and distributed by Republic Records, which is part of Universal Music Group. The move marks a break from Wonder's nearly 60-year career with Motown.


Ozone hole over Antarctica is 'largest' and 'deepest' it's been in years, researchers say

The ozone hole over Antarctica has grown to its "maximum size" just one year after researchers reported that it was at its smallest since its discovery.

The hole, which occurs annually, grew "rapidly" from mid-August and peaked in early October at about 9.2 million square miles, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Tuesday.


Paramedics test jet suit that can fly up mountains

The world's first jet suit-wearing paramedic could be coming to the hilly terrain of the Lake District in the United Kingdom.

Using the 1050 brake horsepower jet suit, a 25-minute hike was reduced to a flight lasting just 90 seconds, according to the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS), which collaborated on the project with jet suit manufacturer Gravity Industries.

The jet suit could be a game changer given the treacherous geographical features in the area, which is popular with hikers.



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