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Angola ‘expels 180,000 migrants’

At least 180,000 Congolese citizens have crossed the border with Angola since 1 October most heading to the city of Kamako where they are living in precarious informal camps,...

Kenya to restrict access to porn sites to curb teenage pregnancy

Kenya plans to restrict access to online pornographic sites in a bid to reduce pregnancies among school children. Information Minister Joseph Mucheru comments come amid growing concern in Kenya about...

Kenya arrests three over $10m worth of fake money

A Kenyan and two Chadians have been arrested by authorities in Kenya for possessing more than a billion shillings in fake foreign currencies. The Directorate of Criminal Investigation, DCI, under...

Crisis of condom shortage in Kenyan town

Condom shortage in a Kenyan town has reportedly forced residents to recycle used condoms, as they try to protect themselves against sexually transmitted infections. According to a report by the...

World Tourism Day at Abetifi in the Kwahu East District of the Eastern Region...

Today, September 27 is being observed globally as World Tourism Day. In Ghana, the day will be celebrated with a symposium and durbar at Abetifi in the Kwahu East...

Mobile phones can help poor women build new lives: Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said on Tuesday that mobile phones were most powerful in the hands of the world's poorest women. “In rich countries,...

‘Lesbian couple’ to be charged in Kano

The Islamic police force in Nigeria’s northern city of Kano, Hisbah, says it is going to charge two women with planning an illegal wedding. The Hisbah said the planned gathering...

Nigeria twins kidnapped before their wedding

Twin sisters who were about to get married were kidnapped over the weekend in Nigeria’s northern-western state of Zamfara, a local leader has confirmed to the BBC. Abubakar Muhammad, vice-chairman...

Morocco abruptly drops clock change

Morocco has decided to scrap winter time and will instead keep its clocks at summer time, GMT+1, all year around. The announcement comes less than two days before the clocks...

50 dead in Kenya bus accident

Fifty people have been killed in a bus accident in western Kenya early on Wednesday, authorities said. Witnesses and police on Wednesday said the bus swerved off the road while...

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TEWU threatens strike over poor conditions of service

The Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) has threatened to embark on a strike if the government fails to fix disparities in the conditions...

Driver in court for sexually assaulting girl, 14

A Cape Coast Circuit Court has granted a Gh¢20,000 bail to Kwame Tawiah, a 27-year-old Driver after he was put before them for allegedly...

Ken Ofori-Atta, Addison pen Ghana’s ‘goodbye’ letter to IMF

On March 7 this year, the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, and the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Ernest Addison,...