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Gja Presdo

Youth told not to mortgage their lives on the altar of violence

Mr Affail Monney, the President of the Ghana Journalist Association has cautioned the youth not to mortgage their lives nor sacrifice their promising future...
Election in Ghana

EC urged to ensure free and fair 2020 elections

The country’s Electoral Commission (EC) has been urged to conduct the forthcoming December 7 general election on a free and fair basis. Alhaji Osman Abdel-Rahman,...
Gender violence

Fiji needs more safe houses to address issues of gender based violence: official

Safe houses should be more accessible to victims of gender-based violence in Fiji, a Fijian minister said Tuesday. Speaking at a consultation...

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

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...

Let our powers combine and we’ll descend on Moon – Joseph Wemakor

The Executive Director of Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG), Joseph Wemakor has charged all and sundry to join forces and unite with in oneness...

No violence in Election 2020 – President Akufo-Addo assures Ghanaians

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated the assurance that the 2020 general election would be free and fair without violence and intimidation. ...

Violence in anti-racism protests draws condemnation in South Africa

South African political organizations on Monday condemned violence in ongoing anti-racism protests across the country. This came after supporters of the radical...
Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan president says detained minister to be prosecuted over election violence

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday said a minister who was detained by police over the weekend will be prosecuted over the election...
Health Mental Training

Mental health nurses, volunteers receive training on trauma and violence

Mental Health Society of Ghana has trained 21 mental health nurses and volunteers in Ga West and Ledzekuku municipalities on trauma and organised violence. The...
David Brown

Chicago on track for one of the most violent years in decades

Barely a month into his job as Chicago's top cop, David Brown described his "moonshot": a year when there would be fewer than 300...
In observance of International Women’s Day, participants march from the centre of Monrovia to the Temple of Justice, home of the Liberian Supreme Court, where they staged a peaceful sit-in protest against gender-based violence. UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein

South African police working hard to curb violence against women – minister

With more than 21,000 cases of gender-based violence reported over the past four months, South African Police Minister Bheki Cele said Monday that the...

Biden, Trump trade blame over city violence

Democratic 2020 presidential nominee Joe Biden and his Republican rival, sitting President Donald Trump, traded blame on Monday over violence in U.S. cities. ...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president mobilizes society to curb gender-based violence

Amid a surge in gender-based violence, President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday tried to mobilize the whole society to curb the scourge. "The...

Zambia sees reduction in gender-based violence in second quarter

Zambia recorded a reduction in gender-based violence cases in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in the previous year,...
In observance of International Women’s Day, participants march from the centre of Monrovia to the Temple of Justice, home of the Liberian Supreme Court, where they staged a peaceful sit-in protest against gender-based violence. UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein

The prevailing threats of Human Rights violations in Liberia

The threats to the violations of human rights in Liberia are increasing due to the below listed factors: 1. A weak Justice system. 2. High unemployment...
domestic violence

CHRAJ/DOVVSU wages war on domestic violence in Central Region

Violence against women continues to be an obstacle to achieving equality, development, peace as well as fulfilment of women and girls’ rights. Violence against women...
Ya Na Abukari Ii

Ya-Na calls for peaceful political campaigns

Ya-Na Abukari II has advised politicians to carry out their December, 2020 general election campaigns peacefully. He also pledged to cooperate with whoever wins the...
Political Vigilantism

Election 2020: Let’s buy peace at the price of violence

Ghana's eighth consecutive general election under the 1992 Fourth Republican Constitution is about four months away. Political parties, especially the ruling New Patriotic Party...

On 100th anniversary of women’s vote, U.S. women could decide November’s elections

The month of August marks the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in the United States, and underscores women's key role as a...

ICRC says armed violence, floods hamper aid delivery in eastern South Sudan

Recent armed violence coupled with heavy flooding have hampered aid delivery in eastern South Sudan, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said...

Clergyman urges youth to work for peaceful co-existence

The youth have been urged to embrace peaceful co-existence to ensure that the nation becomes more united as the country’s fore bearers envisaged during...
Peace councils

Don’t use violence to resolve political difference — Peace Council

The Greater Accra Regional Peace Council has condemned the use of violence to resolve political differences. It deplored the use of vigilantism...
Mrs Jean Mensa

President commends EC for successful compilation of voter’s register

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commended the Electoral Commission (EC) for the successful compilation of a voter's register. In his 15th national address on...
Youth Development

Prioritise youth development programmes – GARYN

Greater Accra Regional Youth Network has celebrated the world International Youth Day with a call on government to prioritise youth development issues...
Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike on an allegerd Hamas site in the south east of Gaza City, Gaza Strip, 17 November 2012. Israel has put 75,000 reservists on standby amid speculation of an impending ground invasion. EPA/MOHAMMED SABER

Eyewitnesses: Gaza militants launch incendiary balloons into Israel

Masked Palestinians late on Sunday launched incendiary balloons from across the Gaza Strip into Israel, setting alight agricultural fields, eyewitnesses said. A previously unknown...
Bright Senior High School

Management of Bright SHS condemns act of violence

Management of Bright Senior High School, a private institution in the Eastern region, has condemned all acts of violence, assault, damage to school...

Woman, 28 remanded for causing harm to children under her care

A 28-year-old woman who subjected two children under her care to cruel and inhuman treatment has been remanded into police custody by the Awutu...

At least 21 killed in attack in five villages in central Nigeria

Unknown gunmen killed at least 21 people during an attack on five villages in central Nigeria, police said Friday. At least three others were injured...
national peace council

WR Peace Council condemns violence during voter registration exercise

Reverend John Ernest Kwofie, the Chairman of the Western Region Peace Council, has Condemned the pockets of violence during the on-going voter registration...
Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition

Ensure strict compliance to teachers’ code of conduct- GNECC

The Ghana National Campaign Coalition (GNECC) has asked the Ghana Education Service (GES) to ensure that all teachers adhered strictly to their professional code...