West Africa

West Africa

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 16:17:34 GMT
Africa: Pre-Primary Education for Children Benefits Everyone
[HRW] On a roadside in Central Uganda, a woman selling charcoal says she barely earns enough to buy food for herself and her eight children. She is determined for her children to go to school and says she believes that pre-primary education is an ess...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 16:14:26 GMT
Sierra Leone: Women MPs Express Opposition to Anti-FGM Legislation
[Concord] Female MPs have expressed strong opposition to eliminating the traditional Bondo, a secret in Sierra Leone linked to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 14:00:46 GMT
Ghana: Six Ghanaian Pilgrims Die During Hajj Heatwave in Mecca
[Accra Times] Gomba stated that initial reports suggested 13 Ghanaian fatalities, but the number was later corrected to six following fingerprint identification at the morgue.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 10:34:59 GMT
Ghana: Rising Costs of Locally Produced Food Drive Ghana's Food Inflation
[Accra Times] Data from the Ghana Statistical Service shows that locally produced food contribute more to inflation than imported counterpart.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 09:55:32 GMT
Liberia: Advocates Condemn Boakai's Pick For War Crimes Court Office
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Justice activists have expressed anger and disappointment at President Joseph Boakai's appointment of Jonathan Massaquoi as head of the Office for War and Economic Crimes Courts for Liberia. They said Massaquoi's role as...