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Floods sweep away 1,500 corpses from Nigerian cemetery

  Floods have destroyed more than 1,500 graves at a cemetery in the central Nigerian town of Mariga in Niger state. More than 500 graves have been swept away by the floods in the past week alone. The chief imam of the town, Alhassan Musa Na’ibi, told the BBC about …

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Mass withdrawal of corpses at KATH as mortuary workers threaten strike

  By:brightwebtv/nana asare barimah File photo Several bereaved families preserving their dead at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) on Monday thronged the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital to withdraw their corpses. They feared the pending strike of mortuary workers will deal a devastating blow to their funeral plans and in …

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Ban on social gathering: Families rush to KATH mortuary for corpses for private burials

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Body withdrawals at the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) mortuary has increased from five to sixty a week as bereaved families have resorted to private burials. The move was as a result of President Akufo Addo’s appeal to decongest the various morgues across the country as results …

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We don’t get corpses to carry again – Kumasi hearse owners

  By:brightwebtv.com/Martin awuku Some hearse owners in Kumasi are threatening to hit the streets in protest against government and heads of various health facilities for allowing commercial cars to convey dead bodies.     According to them, even though dead bodies are continuously conveyed from various mortuaries within the region, …

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