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More than 1 million children involved in child labor in Mozambique

More than 1 million children at the age of 7 to 17 in Mozambique are involved in different forms of child labor activities, the...
screening

Over 2,000 people undergo free medical screening in Agona West

A total of 1,800 school children and 400 adults at Agona Nyakrom have received free dental and health screening carried out by a team...
screened

Over 200 Amasaman Residents Screened

More than 200 people in Amasaman, in the Ga West Municipality, have benefitted from a free health screening exercise aimed at complementing government’s efforts...
Education Vra Scholarship

Over 300 Students Benefit Under VRA Scholarship Scheme

The Volta River Authority under its Community Development Programme (CDP) has awarded 329 scholarships to students within its operational area to access higher educ,ation. Out...
World Press Freedom Day

Over 2,000 People Mark World Press Freedom Day

More than 2,000 journalists, politicians, representatives of civil society organizations, academia and the judiciary, have gathered in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa for the...
UNHCR

U.K Government to support refugees in Tanzania with US$6 million

Britain has contributed 6,385,696 U.S. dollars to the UN refugee agency in Tanzania to support more than 300,000 refugees and asylum-seekers hosted in the...
street naming

TMA Validates More Than 900 Streets for Naming

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has identified and validated over 900 streets and 12,600 properties to be named and numbered under the...
Twifo Hemang Rainstorm Victims

Rainstorm Dislocates Thousands in Twifo-Hemang

A downpour accompanied by strong winds on Sunday evening displaced more than 2,000 people with extensive damage to property running into several thousands...
accident

Techiman-Kintampo Highway Accident has claimed 65 lives so far

More than 70 people are feared dead in a fatal accident which occurred on the Techiman-Kintampo Highway in the newly-created Bono East Region in...
Independence Parade Tarkwa

More than 1000 school children participated in Independence parade

Over 1,000 school children took part in the 62nd Independence Anniversary parade at the Effiduase Methodist School Park in the New Juaben North Municipality. The...
This week’s flight from Libya was the seventh since January 2017 organized by IOM for Guinean migrants from Libya with a total of 859 migrants assisted so far. Above is a photo of Guinean migrants assisted by IOM last August. File photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

Libya: Over 160 Million Illegal Immigrants opt for Deportation Willingly

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced Friday that more than 160 illegal immigrants were voluntarily deported from Libya to Nigeria on Thursday night. The...
INEC

INEC Chief Says Over 72 Million Nigerians are Expected to Vote

More than 72 million Nigerians are expected to vote in the coming general election in the country, according to the electoral chief on Thursday. Mahmood...
Mustapha Zakaria

Gushegu: More Than 10,000 Animals Get Vaccinated Against Many Diseases

The Gushegu Municipal Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has vaccinated over 1,500 animals against various diseases in the District. The Ministry vaccinated...
debt

U.S public debt now pegged at more than US$22 trillion

The U.S. public debt has reached a record high of more than 22 trillion U.S. dollars, according to data released by the U.S. Treasury...
Hunger Report

FAO needs US$940m to help address food insecurity in more than 30 countries

In 2019, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) aims to provide 32 million people with livelihoods support to keep them on their feet. As global...
UNICEF

UNICEF: More Nigerian Communities Oppose to FGM Practice

More than 309 communities in Nigeria have publicly declared their abandonment of female genital mutilation in 2018, a senior official with the United Nations...
food aid

UN report says more than 1.5 million Somalis are without food

More than 1.5 million people in Somalia are still facing acute food insecurity through June due to impacts of below-average Deyr season rainfall, said...
Ali Nawaz Leghari, 40, killed the two girls and three boys ? aged between three and 13 ? in a village in the southern Sindh province, some 140 miles north of Karachi.

More than 1,300 convicted for crimes against women, children in South Africa in 6...

A total of 1,357 criminals were sentenced to life sentences or many years of imprisonment in South Africa between July 1 and Dec. 31...
immigration recruits

Ghana Immigration Service Takes in Over 700 Recruits

The Immigration Service Training School (ISTS) has held a passing out ceremony for the 23rd recruit intake at the Vigilance Square at Assin Fosu...
video

Mariah Carey Drags Ex PA to Court for US$3 Million

The 'Hero' hitmaker has accused Lianna Azarian - who she hired in March 2015 but fired in November 2017 - of secretly recording her...
Independent Electoral Commission

More than 22,000 candidates to contest in Nigeria’s general elections

A total of 22,643 political candidates, representing 91 political parties, will contest for 1,504 positions during next month's general elections in Nigeria, the Independent...
Voters' register

Nigeria’s EC says 84 million people registered to vote

Nigeria's electoral chief said on Monday more than 84 million Nigerians have registered to vote in next month's general elections in the West African...
Boko Haram

More Than 100 Boko Haram Militants were killed in a swoop

Nigerian troops killed more than 100 Boko Haram fighters in a latest operation to rout remnants of the terror group in Nigeria's northeast region,...
pregnant

More than 4,000 girls impregnated in eastern Zambia in 2018

More than 4,000 girls were impregnated in eastern Zambia's Lundazi district last year, raising questions about the country's efforts to fight teenage pregnancies, health...

More than 100 houses destroyed by earthquake in central Mozambique

A magnitude-5.5 earthquake which on Saturday morning hit the central Mozambican province of Manica has destroyed 108 houses, local authorities said on Sunday. ...
Planting for Food and Jobs

UWR: Over 30,000 Farmers Register for PFJs

The number of farmers in Upper West Region who registered under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJs) programme hit 30,314 in April 2018...

Open Government and Transparency Events to Take place across 70 countries

Countries around the world will host over five hundred events for the inaugural OpenGovWeek, a campaign to advance open government and strengthen democracy. Open...
community protection personnel

Over 1,300 community protection personnel graduates

Vice President Dr Mahamadu Bawumia on Friday asked 1,314 newly deployed Community Protection Personnel, under the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), to give off their...
Phillip Alston

More Than One-Third Of Ghanaians Live In Extreme Poverty – Alston

The United Nation’s Special Rapporteur to Ghana, Mr. Phillip Alston has expressed the need for social protection and inequality to be addressed if Ghana...
deworming exercise

2,000 Ghanaian children take part in free deworming exercise

More than 2000 children between two and 12 years at James Town and its environs in Accra have benefitted from a free deworming exercise. They...