Saturday, 9 August 2014

News: Palestinian teen live-tweets Gaza attacks

Over 160,000 people are now following the tweets of Farah Baker: a sixteen-year-old girl who lives in Gaza, Palestine.

Farah has been tweeting daily updates of the recent war between Palestine and Israel. She posts about bombings as they happen from an innocent bystander’s point of view. The legitimacy of the account is proven by the photos and videos she posts of bombing and attacks.

Friday, 1 August 2014

News: Ebola outbreak kills 670

The largest ever outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease has hit Western Africa, killing over 670 people so far.

The first reports of the outbreak came from Guinea in February, but the disease has since spread to Liberia, who have closed their schools, and Sierra Leone, who are now under quarantine.