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Human Trafficking: Ghana Police rescue 9 victims on Lake Volta

The Ghana Police, in collaboration with the Department of Social Welfare, have rescued nine trafficked victims from Yeji in the Pru East...
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Egypt female TikTok star jailed for three years for human trafficking

An Egyptian TikTok star has been sentenced to three years in prison after a court convicted her of human trafficking at retrial.
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Nine arrested for alleged human trafficking at Adeiso

Police at Adeiso in the Upper West Akim District of the Eastern Region have arrested nine persons for alleged human trafficking.
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Six arrested during anti-human trafficking operations

The Oti Regional Anti Human Trafficking Unit has arrested six suspects in two sets of operations for their alleged involvement in the...
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Tema Regional Immigration Command foils human trafficking deal

The Tema Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has busted a Nigerian woman at the centre of a trafficking deal...

Two farmers grabbed over human trafficking

Two farmers, Kabu Ayiku Petsi and Daniel Gaglozu, have been put before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly trafficking an eight-year-old boy.

Four arrested for human trafficking

The Eastern Regional Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHT) of the Ghana Police Service in collaboration with the Social Welfare Department, have arrested four...

Suspected T’di girls kidnapper charged with human trafficking

Samuel Udeotuk-Wills, the prime suspect in the kidnap and murder of the three girls in Takoradi, has been charged with...

More people convicted for human trafficking offences

Ten people were sentenced to prison for human trafficking offences in 2018, statistics from the Ministry of Gender, Children...

Nigerian female student, kid sister, jailed for human trafficking

Accra Circuit Court 5 has sentenced a Ghana-based Nigerian, Jennifer Chizoba Jeremiah to five years imprisonment with hard labour for human trafficking. The convict, 22...

Two Nigerian women accused of human trafficking remanded

Two Nigerian women who recruited six girls from Nigeria into prostitution in Ghana were on Monday remanded into Police custody by a Cape Coast...

A Ghanaian and a Nigerian nabbed for human trafficking

A Ghanaian and his Nigerian female friend, have been arrested by security agents in an attempt to traffic three girls to Nigeria at the...

Four Nigerian prostitutes rescued from human trafficking ring

The Anti-Human Trafficking Unit of the Police Service, has arrested two suspected human traffickers in Accra. Both are Nigerian women in their mid-twenties who were...

Tackle human trafficking at source – Samira Bawumia tells global activists

The wife of Ghana’s Vice-President,  Samira Bawumia, has called on activists across the world who are fighting to end human trafficking to put emphasis...
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Possible human remains found in hunt for journalist

Brazilian police have found possible human remains in their search for UK journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira.
Unverified screenshots spreading around on WhatsApp, Twitter, and Facebook suggest that some sell their toes for as much as US$40,000 for the big toe, US$25,000 for the middle toe and US$10,000 for the tiny toe.

Police probe sale of human toes for riches in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe police have said they are investigating possible trafficking of human body parts, following reports that people are selling their toes in...

Man kills daughter’s boyfriend, claims he sold her to a sex-trafficking ring

A Washington man killed his daughter’s teenage boyfriend after he believed he sold his child to sex traffickers in Seattle, police said. 

Fake prophet arrested with human skull

The Cross River State Police Command has arrested a 45-year-old prophet and founder of “Victory is Sweet Ministries ” Micheal Morris Bassey.

Two arrested with human bones

The Eastern Region Police have arrested two persons in connection with the trafficking of human parts. These suspects,...

Suspected human traffickers busted with 9 children at Kokrobite

Four suspected child trafficking syndicates have been arrested at Kokrobite in the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region with nine...

Father, accomplice jailed 13 years for trafficking two sons

A father, who sold his two sons to a fisherman for the business of fishing, has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment...

Nigerian lady arrested for trafficking girls to Ghana for prostitution

The Tema Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has busted a Nigerian woman at the centre of a trafficking deal...

Woman grabbed for trafficking girls to Ghana for prostitution

The Tema Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service has busted a Nigerian woman at the centre of a trafficking deal which...
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Immigration foils trafficking of 7 girls

The officials of the Ghana Immigration Service Kotoka International Airport (KIA) Command have prevented a 26-year-old woman from traveling to the Gulf...

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.
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Nigerian woman nabbed for trafficking girl to Ghana for prostitution

A 29-year-old Nigerian hairdresser who allegedly trafficked a...

PHOTO: Two Nigerians jailed ten years for sex trafficking

The Koforidua Circuit Court “B” presided over by Her Honour Mercy Adei-Kotei has jailed two Nigerian sex traffickers operating in Asokore in the New...

Africa’s trafficking gangs flourish as nations fail to work together

Trafficking gangs are flourishing across Africa through the exploitation of hundreds of thousands of migrants, yet nations are failing to dismantle networks due to...

‘Voodoo’ nurse jailed for sex trafficking

A London-based nurse has been jailed for trafficking Nigerian women into Germany to work as prostitutes after subjecting them to "voodoo" rituals. Josephine Iyamu forced...

“Fight for protection, respect for Human Rights must remain constant” – Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched the 70th-anniversary celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, with a call on all to...

Two jailed for child trafficking

Dambai Magistrate Court in the Brong Ahafo Region has sentenced a 39-year-old farmer, Lydia Dotse, and Mawuli Nyajor, 30, a fisherman, to 12 months...

‘Big names’ behind trafficking of girls to Gulf states – Former Ambassador

Ghana’s former Deputy Head of Mission to Saudi Arabia, Hajia Hawawu Boya Gariba, has lent credence to speculations that government heavyweights and influential persons...

Egyptian tycoon jailed for assaulting orphan girls

A court in Egypt has sentenced a media tycoon with close links to the government to three years in jail for his...
From left: Nnamdi Iwuora, Senior Programme Manager of IOM; David Shokry, Resource Management Officer of IOM; Myra Togobo, Officer in charge of Data Management, Evaluation and Registration at the Office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator; Abibatou Wane, the IOM’s Chief of Mission for Ghana, Benin and Togo, and Adelaide Anno-Kumi, Chief Director of the Ministry of the Interior, diplaying the IOM Ghana Country Strategy for 2022 to 2025 at the launch in Accra

Number of migrants in Ghana revealed

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has said 476,400 migrants live in Ghana, while over one million Ghanaians live abroad.