Ghana’s famous ‘fantasy coffin’ maker
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Paa Joe is one of the most famous and prolific fantasy coffin makers in Ghana. His extravagant creations are highly sought after, not just by mourners looking to pay their respects in a creative way, but by art collectors as well.
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Ghana has officially confirmed two cases of the Marburg virus, a highly infectious disease similar to Ebola, its health service said on Sunday, after two people who later died tested positive for the virus earlier this month.
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