Polio in Nigeria: ‘I opposed vaccinations until my son caught polio’

Polio in Nigeria: ‘I opposed vaccinations until my son caught polio’

Adamu Misa used to chase health workers away from his home in northern Nigeria but now campaigns for vaccines after his son contracted polio. His eight-year-old son Buhari went to bed one night healthy and strong. By morning, he had

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‘We failed to reach Europe – now our families disown us’

‘We failed to reach Europe – now our families disown us’

Most of the West African migrants who fail to reach Europe eventually return to their own countries, but it can be a bitter homecoming. In Sierra Leone, returnees are often rejected by relatives and friends. They’re seen as failures, and

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Watch: Bride arrives at her wedding in a coffin

Watch: Bride arrives at her wedding in a coffin

One of the most amazing videos to have emerged this week is that of a bride arriving at her wedding venue in a coffin. Hundreds of family and friends had gathered at the venue waiting to see the bride and

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DVLA to continue e-registration of vehicles from January 2020

DVLA to continue e-registration of vehicles from January 2020

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) will from January 2, 2020, continue the use of the electronic platform for the registration of vehicles. This is to ensure that the time spent at the DVLA is reduced drastically to prevent

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Separatist movement declares independence for Western Togoland

Separatist movement declares independence for Western Togoland

The Homeland Study Group Foundation, (HSGF), which has been campaigning for the secession of some parts of Ghana into an independent ’Western Togoland State’ declared their independence yesterday, Saturday. Leader of the Separatist movement, Mr. Charles Komi Kudzordzi alias Papavi

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Volta Region to benefit from critical roads in 2020 budget – Finance Minister

Volta Region to benefit from critical roads in 2020 budget – Finance Minister

Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister, has given an assurance that Volta Region is going to benefit from “critical roads” projects, in 2020. He told Parliament that the 45-kilometre (km) Asikuma-Have, 83km Have-Hohoe-Jasikan, and the 99 km Ho-Dzodze-Denu, would be

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‘Virginity pills’ goes on sale

‘Virginity pills’ goes on sale

Virgin Pill Retail giant Amazon recently found itself at the centre of controversy in India, after it was reported that it is selling virginity pills that help women fake their virginity on wedding night. Called “i-virgin”, the controversial product consists

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Rawlings debunks alleged bad blood with Mahama

Rawlings debunks alleged bad blood with Mahama

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has debunked rumours that there was bad blood between him and the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama. He said a recent social media image purporting to show a pensive disagreement

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No premix fuel in Salakope over two years

No premix fuel in Salakope over two years

    Salakope (V/R), Nov. 15, GNA – Fishermen in Salakope, a fishing community in the Ketu South Municipality, have appealed to government for the supply of premix fuel. The fishermen alleged that the premix fuel dump in the area

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Worawora Government Hospital gets new maternity block

Worawora Government Hospital gets new maternity block

The Ministry of Works and Housing with its associated agencies will take steps to ensure the demolition of buildings in waterways, which is a major cause of flooding in Accra and the country as a whole, Mr Solomon A. Asoalla,

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