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March 20, 2018 12:42 PM 12-yr old boy commits suicide at Assin Bereku

Assin Bereku, the capital of the Assin North District of the Central Region, was thrown into a state of shock and disbelieve when a 12-year-old class six pupil allegedly committed suicide. A Police source in Assin Fosu confirmed the tragedy saying the deceased, Kwame Adu, was found hanging in his room with his sponge tied to the ceiling fan around 1600 hours 115

February 17, 2018 5:20 PM Nigeria bomb blasts cause deaths at fish market

Three suicide bombers have hit the town of Konduga in north-east Nigeria, killing at least 18 people. Two attacked a fish market and a third struck nearby, security sources said. Boko Haram jihadists are being blamed for the blasts, though the group has yet to say it was behind them. Boko Haram has killed some 20,000 people and displaced more than two million 92

February 5, 2018 11:25 AM Paris attacks suspect in Belgian trial

The sole surviving suspect from the 2015 Paris terror attacks has gone on trial at a Belgian court over the gun fight that led to his arrest. Salah Abdeslam was escorted by two masked police officers, and refused to stand when requested to. “I do not wish to answer any questions,” he said when asked to confirm his identity. Abdeslam has refused to speak 73

October 26, 2017 7:51 AM Shooting, tear gas, bonfires mar Kenya election re-run

KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan police clashed with opposition supporters where burning barricades and gangs of youths prevented voting in some towns in an election re-run, seeking to challenge the credibility of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s expected victory. In the western city of Kisumu, stone-throwing youths heeding opposition leader Raila Odinga’s 115

October 18, 2017 5:25 AM UG wins seventh inter-medical school debate

University of Ghana (UG), Legon, has emerged champions of the seventh inter-medical school debate, scoring 86 points to overcome the fierce challenge by three other public universities. For their prize, they received a trophy, certificates and a travelling package to Dublin, Ireland, for a four-week attachment programme. The defending champions, University 44

October 16, 2017 11:58 AM Mental Health Authority pushes for decriminalization of suicide

Source: Ghana I Nhyira FM I Nana Asenso Mensah The Ghana Mental Health Authority is urging parliament to expedite action on the passage of a legislative instrument for the implementation of the Mental Health Law. Officials say the government must declare suicide as a national disaster which can be overcome if is accorded attention similar to the recent 44

September 28, 2017 7:18 AM Cameroon Forcibly Deporting Nigerian Refugees

Abuja — Cameroonian soldiers are using "extreme physical violence" to force tens of thousands of refugees fleeing the Boko Haram insurgency to return to northeastern Nigeria, Human Rights Watch has warned. In a report released today, the rights group said Cameroon's security forces have used torture and assault to drive at least 100,000 people back across 68

September 28, 2017 6:00 AM Two killed in landmine blast in Nigeria

Kano, Nigeria | AFP | Two people were killed when a convoy of civilian vehicles hit landmines in northeast Nigeria, a driver and a local militia member said on Wednesday. Babakura Kolo, from the Civilian Joint Task Force helping the military with security, said the blasts happened at Koibe village on the Mafa to Dikwa road in Borno state. “In the first 66

September 24, 2017 8:53 AM Trump and North Korea war of words escalates

US President Donald Trump has made new threats against North Korea in response to the country's foreign minister's fiery speech at the UN on Saturday. Ri Yong-ho described Mr Trump as a "mentally deranged person full of megalomania" on a "suicide mission". The US president responded by saying Mr Ri and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "won't be around 59

September 17, 2017 10:25 AM British police arrest second man over London train bombing

LONDON (Reuters) - A second man has been arrested over Friday’s bombing of a London commuter train that injured 30 people and Britain remained on its highest level of alert on Sunday with soldiers helping provide security. The 21-year-old man was detained under Britain’s Terrorism Act in the west London suburb of Hounslow just before midnight on Saturday 61