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Showing posts from May 26, 2020

From prison to ‘America’s Got Talent’ favourite, the story of Archie Williams

Archie Williams was sentenced to life in prison at Louisiana State Penitentiary for a crime he didn’t commit until he was exonerated last March. After 37 years, DNA tests set him free.

Ghanaian WW2 veteran raises $19,000 in Covid-19 walk

Ghanaian World War Two veteran Private Joseph Hammond has raised around $19,600 (£16,000) to support Covid-19 frontline workers and vulnerable veterans.

Costa Rica legalizes same-sex marriage

Costa Rica has become the first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriage, following a court ruling which came into force at midnight.

Ivorian schools reopen after virus shutdown

Thousands of children in face masks flocked back to school in Ivory Coast on Monday after the country became one of the first in West Africa to restart lessons after a two-month coronavirus shutdown.

WHO suspends chloroquine trial as possible cure for Coronavirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday May 25, announced that it has suspended the use of hydroxychloroquine in solidarity trial for the treatment of COVID-19.