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Mr Kofi Amoakohene

Government presents GH¢15k to victims of Techiman post-election violence

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Mr Kofi Amoakohene, the Bono East Regional Minister on Wednesday visited and comforted families of the two, who died in the post elections violence...
Ethiopian Army

At least 100 killed in Ethiopia attack, confirms rights group

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More than 100 people had been killed in a recent armed attack in west Ethiopia, the country's federal rights group confirmed late Wednesday. The bloodshed...

GNFS compensates gas explosion victims in Takoradi

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The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has paid Workman's Compensation to six victims of a gas explosion at the Ghana Household Utility Company (GHUMCO)...
Covid

UNICEF organises media workshop on impact of COVID-19 on children

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Ghana, has organised a day's workshop for media practitioners to upgrade their knowledge of the impact of...
Landslide

Landslide kills at least seven in Colombia

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At least seven people were killed in Colombia when a landslide hit a commercial establishment in Puerto Valdivia in the north-west, the Risk Management...
Fire

GNCCI calls for urgent support for victims of Odawna market fire

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The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) has called for immediate government support for victims of the recent Pedestrian Shopping Mall fire...
migrants

Seventy Four migrants drown off Libyan coast: IOM

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At least 74 migrants drowned following a shipwreck off Libya's western coast Thursday, the latest in a series of tragedies involving at least eight...
Nigerian Police

10 kidnapped victims rescued in SW Nigeria

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Nigerian police on Saturday confirmed 10 people kidnapped by an armed group in the country's southwestern state of Ondo were rescued during a gun...
Court

18-year-old remanded in custody for robbery

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The Nkawie circuit court has remanded an eighteen year old boy into police custody for robbing a small scale gold miner at Mpatuam, in...
Court

Canadian kidnappers’ trial: Court to hear evidence from victims’ parents via conference

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An Accra High Court will on November 27 hold a conference call to hear testimonies of the parents of the two Canadians who were...
AFP/File / Nasir Waqif Afghan security personnel pictured during an operation against Taliban militants in Kunduz province in April 2016

Continued fighting shrinks Afghans’ hope for peace

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The persistent militancy and violent incidents in Afghanistan amid ongoing peace talks have undermined the hope of many locals for lasting peace in the...
Mozambique Lng Map

Kenya donates food, medicine to victims of attacks in Mozambique

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Kenyan government has donated 15 tons of food products and medicines to Mozambique in support of its people affected by the terrorist attacks in...
domestic violence

Make allocations to Domestic Violence Fund in 2021 Budget- CSOs

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A network of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on Access to Justice in Ghana has appealed to the Government to make provisions for the Domestic...
Flood

“I share in your loss”-Bawumia tells flood victims

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has told victims of Thursday’s floods in some communities within the West Mamprusi Municipality that he shares in their...
Burial

Offinso accident victims buried

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The Offinso township was thrown into a state of mourning on Thursday, October 1, when the funeral and burial service was conducted for four...
cemetry

Offinso accident victims to be buried

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The National Sports Authority (NSA) has announced that some players of Africa Vision Football Academy, who met their untimely death a fortnight ago near...
Court

Seven armed robbers jailed 175 years for robbing Supreme Court judge and a banker

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Seven persons who robbed a Supreme Court Judge and a banker of their vehicles, a laptop and other personal effects at gun point, have...

NHIS should absorb bills of raped/defiled victims-Ark Foundation

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The Executive Director of the Ark Foundation, Ghana, Mrs Angela Dwamena Aboagye, has reiterated the call for medical bills of raped and defiled victims...
Court

Alleged Rapist pleads with court to allow him to go and bury his father

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26-year-old trader, Enoch Ofori who is being held for allegedly raping an 18-year-old female Porter aka 'Kayayei' at a spot near the Korle Lagoon...
Court

Driver in court for pouring acid on wife

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Bakari Adams, a 32-year-old driver, who allegedly poured acid on his wife’s body and face at Madina Zongo, has appeared before an Accra Circuit...
trafficking

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...
LUANDA, April 21, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Motorists wade through a flooded road in Luanda, capital of Angola, April 18, 2020. Heavy rains that struck Luanda on Saturday have left 11 people dead, 13 missing and caused hundreds of houses in many districts damaged, according to a local report. (Xinhua/Xu Kunpeng)

Victims of heavy rains in Sudan rise to 86

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A total of 86 people have been killed and thousands of homes collapsed in the torrential rains which hit Sudan recently, Sudan's National Council...
LUANDA, April 21, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Motorists wade through a flooded road in Luanda, capital of Angola, April 18, 2020. Heavy rains that struck Luanda on Saturday have left 11 people dead, 13 missing and caused hundreds of houses in many districts damaged, according to a local report. (Xinhua/Xu Kunpeng)

Victims of heavy rains in Sudan rise to 84

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A total of 84 people have been killed and thousands of homes collapsed in the torrential rains which hit the country recently, Sudan's National...
People attend the funeral ceremony of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 6, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of Iranians in Tehran on Monday mourned the assassination of Qassem Soleimani. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Georgia declares Aug. 25 mourning day for road accident victims

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The Georgian government has announced Aug. 25 as a day of mourning for victims who died in a road accident in the northeast of...
The ferry sank within two hours - it is still not clear why it capsized

At least 14 reported dead when boat capsizes off Haiti

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At least 14 people died when a sailing boat capsized off Haiti, local media reported on Thursday. The victims included 10 women and two children....
Conflicts Victims

Victims of conflicts require psycho-social healing – Researcher

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Ms Sabina Appiah-Boateng, a doctoral candidate at the Department of Peace Studies of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), has said victims of...
Gunmen

8 killed in gunmen attack in Niger, including 6 French

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Eight people including six French tourists and two Nigeriens (a guide and a driver) were killed on Sunday by armed individuals in the...
Human trafficking

UN agency to support trafficking victims in Nigeria

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The United Nation's migration agency has opened a new facility in Edo in southern Nigeria to provide unhindered access to legal services to victims...
arrested

Web designer and blogger busted over Pornography

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Anderson Ofosuhene Anim a.k.a Morio Gee, a web designer and a blogger has been busted by the police over Pornography. Anim is alleged to have...
trafficking

UN official hails Kuwait’s approach on human trafficking issues

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Kuwait has been showing an ideal approach to addressing issues related to human trafficking, a UN official said Thursday. In a statement marking World Day...