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Colombia: Man jailed for sexual abuse of 276 children

A Colombian man Juan Sánchez Latorre who admitted defiling nearly 300 children has been sentenced to 60 years in prison. A court in the city of Barranquilla observed that Mr....

Educational system needs strong curriculum- Parliament

The Chairman of the Educational Committee of Parliament, Hon. Stevens Siakar, says the Ghana Educational system needs a strong and solid education curriculum. Speaking on GBC's Uniiq FM's Current Affairs...

DPS International Student Wins Ghana Spelling Bee Title

There was a wild and spontaneous jubilations as the 13-year old Grade Eight pupil of DPS International Ghana, Kwabena Adu Darko-Asare, emerged the overall winner of the 12th edition...

Russians detained over baby swinging street act in Malaysia

Two Russians have been detained in Malaysia over a street act which involved swinging their baby by the legs and throwing it up into the air. The pair are being...

FGM ‘increasingly performed on UK babies’

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is increasingly being performed on babies and infants in the UK, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told. FGM expert and barrister Dr Charlotte Proudman said...

Association calls on stakeholders to champion development in Bimoba areas

The leadership of the Bimoba Youth Association (BIYA), in the Upper East and the Northern Regions have called on stakeholders including traditional rulers and political leaders to champion an...

Obesity-related cancers rise for younger US generations, study says

Cancers linked to obesity are rising at a faster rate in millennials than in older generations in the United States, the American Cancer Society has said. It said a steep...

Class four Pupil allegedly commits suicide

A class four pupil of the Sunyani Methodist Primary "B" school, Belinda Kyera, allegedly hanged herself to death on Wednesday. The incident happened around 2pm at Sunyani New Town, and...

UNESCO launches ‘Our Rights, Our Lives, Our Future (O3) Programme in Ghana

Over 20 Ministers of Education and Health in Africa will be converging in Accra on Wednesday, January 30 to officially launch a programme themed, “Our Right, Our Lives, Our...

Six Tanzanian children killed ‘for body parts’

Six children in south-western Tanzania have been killed and had their ears and teeth removed, the authorities say. Some of the bodies of the children, aged between two and nine...

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