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March 18, 2018 9:16 AM French island residents round up ‘foreigners

A group of residents from the Indian Ocean French island of Mayotte has been rounding up suspected illegal migrants and taking them to local police. The move targeted around 100 “foreigners, Comorans and Africans”, a member of the group told AFP. Protests against the economic crisis and illegal immigrants from the Comoros islands have paralysed the island 96

March 16, 2018 7:47 AM Israel court suspends plan to deport African migrants

Israel’s supreme court has suspended a controversial government plan to deport tens of thousands of African migrants who entered the country illegally. It gave the state until 26 March to provide more information on the plan. In January, the migrants – mostly from Eritrea and Sudan – were offered $3,500 (£2,510) and a plane ticket to leave Israel voluntarily 74

March 11, 2018 9:00 AM Aburi Girls’ Prisca Amponsah wins Young Debaters competition

Prisca Amponsah, a student of Aburi Girls SHS, emerged victorious at yesterday [Saturday]’s Young Debaters competition held in Accra. The Final round had the 10 speakers battle it out for the ultimate price of representing Ghana in the International Public speaking competition to be held in the United Kingdom(UK). Papa Nyan Neizer from Presbyterian Boys’ 76

March 9, 2018 8:13 AM FOCOS Orthopaedic hospital unveils new 16-bed children’s facility

Famed for handling delicate healthcare procedures, specifically spinal and neurological surgeries, the Foundation of Orthopaedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS) Hospital, has added on to its state of the art orthopaedic care and education centre, a 16-bed children’s block. This forms part of plans to provide quality and affordable medical care to its patients 229

March 7, 2018 12:37 PM I didn’t collapse at independence day event – Wassa East DCE

The District Chief Executive for Wassa East in the Western Region, Wilson Arthur, has debunked reports that he collapsed during the 61st Independence Day celebrations at Daboase while delivering his speech. Mr. Arthur said he only felt dizzy at a point in the delivery of the the six-page speech, and was rushed to the Ahmadyyia Muslim Mission hospital 74

March 7, 2018 11:39 AM Clar Weah named CAF ambassador for women’s football

The first lady, Clar Weah has been named Ambassador for Women’s football in Africa at CAF’s first ever women’s football symposium held in Morocco. According to CAF, Mrs. Weah was appointed by the federation’s president Ahmad Ahmad during the end of the historic symposium. Mrs. Weah who was invited by CAF for the symposium said through additional effort 68

March 6, 2018 5:00 PM Chiefs boycott Independence celebration in Tatali Sanguli

The Paramount Chief of Tatali Sanguli, Obori Gariba Yankoso II, together with his sub-chiefs of Tatali in the Northern Region, boycotted today’s 61st Independence district anniversary celebration. The Paramount Chief accused the DCE of the area, Thomas Mbomba of disrespecting the traditional authorities hence their refusal to participate in today’s activities 55

March 6, 2018 8:25 AM Child marriages declining – UN

There has been a significant drop in the number of child marriages worldwide, the United Nations children’s agency says. Unicef estimates that 25 million child marriages have been prevented in the past decade. One in five girls are now married before they are 18, compared with one in four a decade ago. South Asian countries have seen the biggest reduction 64

March 5, 2018 5:51 PM FDA probes death of 4 persons who died after eating banku

The Food and Drugs Authority [FDA], has commenced investigations into the death of five persons who passed away after eating a meal of banku and okro soup at Akakpokope (Aka-Kpo-Kofe), in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region. Four other persons who consumed the meal are reported to be in critical condition. “After eating Banku, they complained 61

February 27, 2018 5:36 PM First Lady inducted as patron of SOS Children’s Village

The First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has been inducted as the patron of SOS Children’s Village Ghana at Community Six in Tema. The Village’s partnership with the office of the First Lady is to enforce its strategic 2030 initiative of improving the lives of children, which is in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. The partnership is also aimed 274