Presidents of Zambia, Uganda and Malawi renew efforts to end child marriage

Presidents of Zambia, Uganda and Malawi renew efforts to end child marriage

President Edgar Lungu of Zambia, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and President Peter Mutharika of Malawi have pledged to support efforts in ending child marriage in Africa by 2030. They made the pledge ahead of the opening of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly together with the African Union Social Affairs Commissioner Amira Elfadil at […]

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Kenyatta supporters protest in Kenyan capital

Kenyatta supporters protest in Kenyan capital

Supporters of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta are currently protesting outside the Supreme Court in Nairobi. According to the privately-owned Daily Nation Twitter account, the supporters have gathered to accuse the Supreme Court judges of stealing “their victory”. The judges ruled by a majority to annul the 8 August presidential election saying that there were “irregularities […]

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Pope John Senior High School rejects boarding student with chop box

Pope John Senior High School rejects boarding student with chop box

Authorities of Pope John Senior High School (POJOSS) has banned the use of chop boxes by first-year students. According to the institution, chop box breeds bedbug infestation which fights against the learning process of the student. The authorities also added, for boarding student to be accepted in the school, parent must ensure to stick to […]

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Expired drugs worth GHC400k destroyed at Tamale Hospital

Expired drugs worth GHC400k destroyed at Tamale Hospital

The Food and Drugs Authority in the Northern region is alarmed at the large quantity of expired drugs that were still kept at the Tamale Teaching Hospital, describing the development as unacceptable. The facility for the first time in 10 years on Friday, September 15, 2017 disposed of nearly GH¢400,000.00 worth of expired drugs since […]

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Saham Insurance offers free medical screening to Kantamanto traders

Saham Insurance offers free medical screening to Kantamanto traders

One of the fastest growing multinational Insurance company in Ghana, Saham Life Insurance Limited, a subsidiary of the Saham Group has provided free medical screening for traders in the Kantamanto Market. The two-day exercise which started Thursday drew traders from the market who were screened by health officials from the Adabraka Polyclinic. And according to […]

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Parents in Upper East carry kitchen stools to schools as furniture crisis worsens

Parents in Upper East carry kitchen stools to schools as furniture crisis worsens

A widespread chronic shortage of furniture at public basic schools in the Upper East region has reached a tipping point where parents and guardians can no longer watch helpless school authorities seat their children and wards on the bare floor as the new academic year gets underway. Officials of the Ghana Education Service (GES) say […]

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How to trust again after you’ve been cheated on

How to trust again after you’ve been cheated on

You have been betrayed and it hurts. You may be asking yourself, why did I not see it coming? Or you saw it coming and chose to ignore it. Surviving infidelity takes time, but, I can tell you, you will survive and learn to trust yourself again and love again. Here are five ways to […]

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The men who believe they are the second coming of Jesus Christ

The men who believe they are the second coming of Jesus Christ

In his new book, ‘The Last Testament’, photographer Jonas Bendiksen documented men who believe they are second coming of Christ. Over the course of two years, he travelled around the world to meet seven different men who publicly claim they are the son of God returned to earth. He tells Dan Damon about his personal […]

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U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea – U.S. Ambassador Haley

U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea – U.S. Ambassador Haley

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday the U.N. Security Council has run out of options on containing North Korea’s nuclear program and the United States may have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon. “We have pretty much exhausted all the things that we can do at the Security […]

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Double suicide attack kills 15 people in Nigeria

Double suicide attack kills 15 people in Nigeria

At least 15 people were killed on Monday when two female suicide bombers attacked an aid distribution point in northeast Nigeria. A rescue worker said the first blast happened at 11:10am local time (10:10GMT) in Mashalari village of the Konduga area, about 40km from Borno state capital Maiduguri. “[It] killed 15 people and left 43 […]

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