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Refrain from abusing guarantorship system

Mr Joseph Homenya, Volta Regional Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has warned that groups or individuals who would abuse the guarantorship system...
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Neglect and abuse of older people intensified by COVID-19

Reports of older people facing: rising abuse in some countries during coronavirus crisis robberies, kidnapping and domestic violence being left to die when suffering...
A specialist inspects the tunnel where Mexico's drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman escaped through, in Almoloya de Juarez, Mexico, on July 14, 2015. Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman could not have escaped from prison without inside help, Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said on Monday, pledging to bring to justice all those involved in the brazen scheme. (Xinhua/Mario V?zquez/MVT) (jp)

Tanzania’s Zanzibar mulls over heavy punishment for drug traffickers

Tanzania's Zanzibar authorities said on Thursday they were intending to amend laws on drugs with a view to meting out heavy punishment to people...
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Zambians outrage over abuse of antiretroviral drugs by HIV-negative people

Stakeholders in Zambia on Tuesday expressed outrage following reports that drugs meant for people with HIV were now being abused by HIV negative people. ...

Digital technologies could strengthen offenders’ capabilities to abuse children

Despite the invaluable opportunities presented by the expansion of digital technologies, they could also provide offenders with increased opportunities to abuse children on a...
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Stakeholders Asked to protect children and vulnerable from abuse

As part of efforts to combat the increasing child and vulnerable abuse in society, the Catholic Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga has called on stakeholders to...
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Michael Jackson Would Have Been Sad Over the Child Sex Abuse Allegations Levelled Against...

The 45-year-old singer - who is the son of Michael's older brother and former Jackson 5 bandmate Tito Jackson, 65 - has defended Michael...
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South Africa tackles fraud, waste and abuse in medical schemes

The South African government on Thursday expressed commitment to work with the private sector to combat fraud, waste and abuse in the medical schemes. The...

Tanzania: Court Exonerate Former Broadcaster from Charges

A Tanzanian court on Friday acquitted former director-general of state-owned Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC), Tido Mhando, of five charges, including abuse of office. The...

Kwas Kese Charge His Fellow Musicians to Address Drug Abuse Issues Among Ghanaian Youth

Ghanaian hip- artiste Kwaw Kese has lamented the huge drug problem Ghana faces. He wants musicians to use their powerful influence in helping fight drug...

Gender Ministry Asked To Deepen Relation With Parents

A law consultant says parents should have pivotal role in the review process of the country’s child protection laws. Professor Robin Walker Sterling of the...
The kitchen should not be the only place for girls

Kenya marks girls’ day with call to end abuse

Kenya on Wednesday marked the International Day of the Girl Child with a rallying call to end their abuse and discrimination. The 2017 International Day...

Pharmaceutical Society Cautions Public on Tramadol Abuse

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana has cautioned against the proliferation and abuse of Tramadol, an opioid analgesic. "The most recent form, as being speculated in...

Nigeria: mistreatment of alleged charm users must end

Belief in the potency of charms persists in many parts of Nigeria, and Africa despite the spread of modern education, science and knowledge. The...

Anti-alcohol abuse program reaches out to 5,000 Namibians

The Drinking Training Program of Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL DRINKiQ Program), which supports government's fight against alcohol abuse and empowers participants with knowledge on...
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Amnesty International demands immediate release of Pastor Evan Mawarire

In response to today’s arrest of Zimbabwean Pastor Evan Mawarire after he held prayers with University of Zimbabwe medical students protesting fee increases, Amnesty...
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Abuse of Constitution Part VI: Ghana President Can’t Name Cabinet

...5 Months after taking Office President William Akufo Addo of Ghana whose ruling party, the New Patriotic Party, prides itself as...

Abuse of Public Funds, Cause of Teachers Plight – Nana Addo

file image President Akufo Addo says the reason why teachers issues which largely bother on money have not been properly dealt is simply due to...

Sulley Muntari Express Readiness to Support Player Boycott Against Racist Abuse

Sulley Muntari has said he would be the “No.1” supporter of any organized player boycott in protest against what he believes are increasing incidents...

Playpen Site Owner Steven Chase Gets 30 Years Jail Term

The man who created what is believed to be the world’s largest website dealing in images of child sexual abuse has been sentenced to...

Abuse of Constitution: Akufo-Addo Hides Bloated and Lopsided Cabinet

President Akufo-Addo’s penchant of breaching Ghana’s constitution is not likely to stop anytime soon, The aL-hAJJ can today report. Painstaking investigations by The aL-hAJJ...

Europe Now the World Leader in Child Sexual Abuse Trade

Europe is becoming the global hub for the hosting of child sexual abuse images and videos, suggests a report. The annual report by the Internet...

Enforce Ghana Labour Laws to Curb Workplace Abuse – Quarshigah

The Member of Parliament for the Keta constituency, Richard Quashigah has called for stringent application of the country’s labour laws as a measure of...

Trump Charges Congress to Probe Obama Over Wire-Tapping Incident

US President Donald Trump has called for his allegations that Barack Obama ordered his phones to be tapped during the election campaign to be...

Pelpuo Demands Thorough Investigations into Marwako Restaurant Abuse

The Member of Parliament for Wa Central, Rashid Pelpuo, has urged the Ghana Police Service to thoroughly investigate the case of an abused employee...

Libya Now A Migrant Abuse Hub for Children

The United Nations has warned that large numbers of children are still risking their lives to make the dangerous journey from Libya to Italy. Unicef...

OccupyGhana Rebuke Mob Attack On Alledged Lady Criminal

The attention of OccupyGhana® has been drawn to a video in circulation on social media since Friday, February 17, 2017. It shows a young...

Residents In Kumasi Believe Nana Addo Means Serious Business

Many people in Kumasi, the nation’s second largest city, have expressed excitement at the President’s re-affirmation in his maiden state of the nation’s address...

Campaign To Reduce Unsafe Abortion Intensified In B/A

The campaign to substantially reduce unsafe abortion, particularly among young women in the Brong-Ahafo Region, has intensified. This is being spearheaded by Global Hands on...

Herbal Purgative Abuse and Their Side Effects

There has been an increase in the usage of purgatives especially herbal ones recently.Purgatives also sometimes referred to as laxatives (more powerful laxatives) are...