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Local drinks in demand at Christmas in Ghana

December in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, is devoted to merriment.

Holidays and parties afford locals an opportunity to raise their glasses of kokroko, pito, or hibiscus beer, all locally produced drinks which they savor to forget the heat in the tropics.

Congolese boy who traveled to US to have facial tumor removed dies

A Congolese boy who traveled to the United States to have a tumor removed from his face died Friday, the organization who sponsored him said in a statement.

Tsunami strikes Indonesia killing at least 40 people, injuring 600 and destroying more than 400 homes

At least 40 people have been killed after a tsunami caused by a volcanic eruption hit beaches in Indonesia. The wave hit beaches around the Sunda Strait late on Saturday night, destroying 430 houses, nine hotels and 10 ships.