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Ukraine, other conflicts push forcibly displace over 100 million – UNHCR

The number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution has now crossed the staggering milestone of 100...

UNHCR donates to Ghana Immigration Service

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has donated office equipment to the Refugees Unit of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS)...

Ugandan gay refugee kills himself outside UNHCR’s office

A Ugandan LGBTI refugee took his life outside the office of the United Nations (UN) refugee agency in Kenya's capital, Nairobi.

Worldwide displacement exceeds 70m – UNHCR

The United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) has estimated that the number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict...

UNHCR appoints eShun ambassador for “statelessness” project

United Nations High commission for refugees, (UNHCR) has appointed a Ghanaian singer eShun to represent Ghana as an ambassador for “Statelessness” project.Explaining the project,...

Why has the Syrian war lasted 11 years?

Even before the conflict began, many Syrians were complaining about high unemployment, corruption and a lack of political freedom under President Bashar...

Migrants sew mouths shut in quest for Mexico passage to US border

A dozen undocumented migrants on Mexico's southern border sewed their mouths shut on Tuesday in a bid to convince the country's immigration...
Some people in the capital, Ouagadougou, came out in support of the soldiers | Photo credit: AFP

Why soldiers have seized power in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's military takeover is unsettling but not unexpected. The ousting of President Roch Kaboré is the fourth coup...

Buduburam Camp: Gomoa East DCE sends strong warning as eviction deadline expires

The Gomoa East District Chief Executive Officer (DCE), Solomon Quarm, says they will not relent on their decision to demolish the Buduburam...
The government met in 2019 with the group with Association of the Expropriated Properties’ Owners

Uganda: Govt to seize 100 departed Asians’ assets, cancels 600 titles

The government of Uganda has set in motion a process to recover at least 100 Departed Asian property repossessed by former owners...

Eviction notice served on Liberia Camp residents by Gomoa East DISEC

The Gomoa East District Chief Executive, Solomon Darko-Quarm, has served residents of Buduburam Liberia Camp with an eviction notice.

Buduburam Camp to go down

The Buduburam Camp, which for over two decades served as home for refugees, is to be demolished to pave the way for...

Nigerian Armed Forces Command undertakes study tour at Ghana Immigration Service

The Nigerian Armed Forces Command Staff College has visited Ghana for a study tour to the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS).

Ambrose Dery pays working visit to Counter Terrorism Camp

The Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery , has paid a working visit to the Counter Terrorism Enactment and Concentration Camp (CTECC).

Presidential bodyguard returns after 50-year absence

A former head of security for late Ugandan President Milton Obote, who was presumed dead, has returned home to Uganda after 50...
Kweku Baako, family and Charlotte Osei pay courtesy call on Akufo-Addo

Kweku Baako, Charlotte Osei, others pay courtesy call on Akufo-Addo [Photos]

The editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako, and his family paid a courtesy call on President Akufo-Addo...

Yemi Alade bags UN appointment

Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade, has joined 2Baba in the United Nations (UN) team as she has just been appointed goodwill ambassador for United Nations Development Programme...

2Baba appointed goodwill ambassador for United Nations Refugee Agency

Nigerian singer Innocent Ujah Idibia, popularly known as 2Baba, has been appointed a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Refugee Agency.

Top Boko Haram logistics supplier arrested

A top Boko Haram logistics supplier has been arrested in Borno State by men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps...

They’re all fabricated stories – Discharged patient says coronavirus is a scam

One of the recently discharged patients of the COVID-19 in Delta state, on Monday, May 18, alleged that the ailment is a...

More Men sleep with Men in the Western Region – Research

Dr. Samuel Aidoo, Western Regional HIV Coordinator has bemoaned the rising figures of men sleeping with men (MSM) in the region, calling for...

Audio: Sperm donation is fornication by proxy – Islamic scholar

An Islamic scholar has described as sacrilege the decision by some young men to donate their sperm to fertility hospitals.

Police rescue 29 Togolese nationals from suspected human traffickers

The Assin Fosu Divisional Police Command in the Central Region has rescued 29 Togolese nationals from suspected human traffickers.

Over 100 migrants force entry into North African Spanish enclave

Spanish police have said more than 100 African migrants managed to force their way into the Spanish enclave of Ceuta from Morocco when they...

Kofi Annan was a man of integrity – Angelina Jolie

The world has since Saturday been celebrating the memory of the late Kofi Annan, a Ghanaian-born former UN Secretary-General. Mr Annan died in his sleep...

Ghanaians more concerned about LGBT issues than rape, armed robbery & galamsey – study...

A new study has shown that Ghanaians are more worried about the perceived negative effects of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activities than they are about...

Sexual harassment and assault rife at United Nations, staff claim

The United Nations has allowed sexual harassment and assault to flourish in its offices around the world, with accusers ignored and perpetrators free to...

At least 15,000 Cameroonian refugees flee to Nigeria

The once-fringe English-speaking movement in majority French-speaking Cameroon has gathered pace in the last few months after a military crackdown on protests, leading it...

Zimbabwean family stranded in Bangkok airport for months

No-one really enjoys a long airport stopover, but for one Zimbabwean family, Bangkok's main airport has been home for nearly three months. According to the...

Education is key to meaningful lives for refugees – Akufo-Addo

The world can only advance cohesion and solidarity amongst displaced persons and help create the right environment for a purposeful dignified life if there...

Cameroon Anglophone crisis forces thousands to flee into Nigeria

The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, had disclosed that thousands of Cameroonians from the restive Anglophone region continue to flee into neighbouring Nigeria. UNHCR said on Tuesday...

Rescue ship brings 606 migrants to Italy

A rescue ship has docked in Sicily with 606 migrants picked up in less than two days off the Libyan coast. They are from about...

Abraham Attah scores lead role in new 5 million dollar movie

Ghanaian actor, Abraham Attah has been named as a lead character in a new movie ‘Ade’s Journey.’ Based on true life events, the movie tells...

More sexual violence cases recorded in refugee camps

A total of 41 cases of sexual and gender based violence were reported in all four refugee camps scattered in Ghana in 2016, a...