UN Child Rights’ Committee Urged To Call for The Shut Down Of Gikondo Center Owing To The Abusive Detention Of Street Children: The treatment of children in Gikondo violates the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child and the Convention on the Rights of the Child. In July 2019, the National Commission for Human Rights, a government-appointed body, visited the center and raised questions regarding the repeated . . .
Weatherman Cautions of More Severe Rains Ahead of February: Different parts of the country were characterized by day-long rains, which in the afternoon turned heavy, at least in Kigali, flooding different parts of the capital. The heavy rains, occasioned by strong winds, were predicted by Rwanda Meteorology Agency in an alert issued on Monday evening, in which it said several parts of the country will experience the downpour until . . .
Nigeria’s Death Toll On Account Of Lassa Fever Rises To 41: The death toll from the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has increased to 41, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)has disclosed. The NCDC, in its weekly situation update for week four (January 20 to 26), stated that the number of newly confirmed cases and deaths is . . .
How Ghana Went Above and Beyond For Year of Return 2019: Ghana is to launch a multi-million dollar fund aimed at attracting investment from members of the African diaspora in the United States and around the world – a follow-up to the “Year of Return 2019” in which the nation reached out to the diaspora on the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves in the United States. In a news conference earlier this month, Ken Ofori-Atta, the country’s Minister of Finance . . .