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Ghanaians are angry after UK-based Media network, Sky News referred to them as one of the world’s poorest people.

This comes after 600,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine arrived safely in this morning.

Sky News reported on it. However, how they labelled Ghanaians in their caption on Twitter has caused uproar on the microblogging site.

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Their caption reads: “A flight carrying 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine has arrived in Ghana as part of a global effort to immunise the world’s poorest people.”

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Ghanaians on Twitter has fired at the media company, telling them that they deserve to be referred to with a much respectable word and not calling them ‘poorest people’.

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See some reactions below:

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Background

Approximately 600,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine have arrived in Ghana this morning.

Ghana applied for vaccines from the COVAX facility and the country was assigned 6 million doses.

The 600,000 doses which arrive in the country today forms part of the 2.4 million doses of the first batch of Oxford-AstraZeneca the country is expected to receive.

 

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