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Unemployed Nigerian jailed five years for human trafficking

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Kate Igugu Agbarha-Oto, an unemployed Nigerian, has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court on two counts of attempt to...
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Nigerian president calls for joint global action on common challenges

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called on the international community to further collaborate in tackling some of the major threats across the globe. Growing...
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German security forces conduct raids targeting human trafficking

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dpa/GNA - German security forces conducted a series of raids across the country as part of investigations into people smuggling and forced sex...
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Two held over human trafficking discharged

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Two persons, accused of conspiring to sell a 19-year-old Nigerian for two million Naira have been discharged by an Accra Circuit Court Monday John, unemployed,...
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5 Burundians arrested in Kenya over suspected human trafficking

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Police in western Kenya on Thursday intercepted five Burundi nationals. Nyamira County Commissioner Amos Mariba said the five had boarded a commuter...
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Two Nigerians in court over human trafficking

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Two persons accused of conspiring to sell a 19-year old Nigerian for two million Naira have been remanded into police custody by an Accra...
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Kenyan police rescue 16 foreigners in human trafficking ring

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Kenyan security forces said Thursday they have rescued 16 foreigners after busting a human trafficking ring along the Marsabit-Isiolo highway in northern Kenya. ...
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Nigeria’s economic hub moves to curb human trafficking

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Nigerian authorities on Tuesday inaugurated a Task Force on Human Trafficking to curb the menace of human trafficking and irregular migration in Lagos state. ...
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Ghana rescues 611 human trafficking victims – minister

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Ghana has rescued 611 victims of human trafficking since 2019, the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection Cynthia Maamle Morrison disclosed here on...
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Government provides GHC1-million support to combat human trafficking

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Government has released one million Ghana cedis to the Human Trafficking Fund to help combat the menace in the country. Ghana has rescued, supported and...
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Stakeholders urged to join fight against human Trafficking

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has called on all stakeholders to join the fight against human trafficking and its related issues...
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Traditional authorities urged to join fight against human trafficking

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection(MOGCSP) has called on traditional authorities to join the fight against human trafficking in the country. ...
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World Vision says 484 children suffer violations between March and June

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The World Vision Ghana (WVG), a Christian Child-focused and Community-based Organisation, has disclosed that some 484 children suffered from various forms of violence over...
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Kenya grapples with human trafficking amid COVID-19 pandemic: report

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Human trafficking is likely to increase in Kenya due to poverty and social ills linked to COVID-19 pandemic, says a report that was launched...
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UN agency calls for renewed action against criminal human smuggling, trafficking in Libya

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The United Nations Higher Commission of Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday called for renewed action against human trafficking in Libya. "UNHCR expresses its deepest condolences over...
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Criminals infiltrating Africa’s booming mobile money industry – INTERPOL

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INTERPOL says organised crime groups are exploiting Africa's billion-dollar mobile money industry, a trend only set to increase as the service is rolled out...
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Chiefs advised to support security agencies to fight human trafficking

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Nana Ayimedu Obrempong III, Krontihene of Adjena has called for collaboration between traditional rulers and security agencies to fight human trafficking through unapproved routes...
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Corruption and political interference hindering Ghana’s fight against human trafficking

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Essi Abbam is a 32-year old mother from Moree, a fishing community in the Central Region of Ghana whose 12 year-old daughter (Mary...
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Government to improve measure to protect people from terrorist activities

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, on Friday said government will continue to improve measures to protect its people from terrorist activities, organized...
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Cameroon launches program to curb human trafficking

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Cameroon's Ministry of Social Affairs and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have launched a program to combat human trafficking and smuggling in indigenous...

G/A : Engage now Africa wages war against modern slavery.

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Engage now Africa (ENA) a Non-Governmental Organization in collaboration with Freedom now Africa had a community stakeholders engagement with the people of Pediatorkorpe and...
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Four arrested for human trafficking

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The Eastern Regional Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHT) of the Ghana Police Service in collaboration with the Social Welfare Department, have arrested four persons suspected...
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‘Avoid illegal travel agents to stem human trafficking’

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has raised concern over the prevalence in illegal travel agents’ activities in the country and cautioned...
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Nigerian Hairdresser on Remand for Human Trafficking

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A 29 year old Nigerian hairdresser who allegedly trafficked a girl from Nigeria to Ghana to engaged in prostitution has been remanded into Police...
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Shelter for Victims of Human Trafficking Gets Furnished

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The Human Trafficking Secretariat of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has received a donation of household items valued at about GHC180,000.00,...
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Ghana set up a full fledged shelter to cater for victims of human trafficking

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Ghana as a country now has an adult shelter equipped to receive female victims of human trafficking. It is obvious that, Ghana has been...
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Nigerian Authorities to Clamp Down on Human Trafficking

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Nigeria on Monday pledged to embark on an awareness campaign across the country to tackle rising human trafficking. The pledge was made by Julie Okah-Donli,...
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Trader and Herbalist Before Court on Human Trafficking Charges

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A Nigerian trader and a herbalist on Monday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly trafficking seven girls to Ghana and compelling them...
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Mediterranean Nations Commit to Curbing Human Trafficking

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Mediterranean governments pledged on Friday to cooperate in their common fight against human trafficking. The pledge was made during the 15th meeting of the Ministers...
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Africa’s uniformed personnel seek partnership to fight gender-based violence, human trafficking

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Officers from police, correction service and military from some 40 African countries are meeting in Rwandan capital Kigali to explore ways of establishing strategic...