Npong Balikawu Francis's Blog – January 2011 Archive (6)

Child labour at the blind sight of police exposed

Heinous crime against children is being committed at the blind sight of the police. Child trafficking for labour and sex is on the increase in Ghana. While child labour is taking place at the fishing communities, child commercial sex was taking place in brothels in our cities and towns.

 

Are police aware of this No. The Northern regional police command said they have no knowledge about…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on January 29, 2011 at 10:06 — No Comments

Women threaten Demo as water crisis hit village

Tatale: Dams are drying up. Streams no longer flow and catfishes are burying themselves deep under the still wet mud before it caked. Women and children are seen in long queues in search for drinking water in front of few available boreholes dry season has just begun.



It is getting worse. Women and children are the worst affected group as they trek from far distances each day in search for cleaner drinking water.



While the children spend much of their school going time… Continue

Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on January 27, 2011 at 18:26 — No Comments

National Media Commission calls for establishment of media development fund in Ghana

The media in Ghana has been wobbling, and for so long suffered unethical “disease” and risk closing down. This however challenged the chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), an independent body or regulator of the media which is made up of various professional bodies in Ghana set up to help streamline media field, Ambassador Kabral Blay-Amihere to called for the establishment of Media Development Fund (MDF) to support…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on January 16, 2011 at 9:00 — No Comments

Four persons accused of witchcraft to be banished?

It has emerged that four persons, three women and a man, are likely to be banished from their communities in Tamale after they were found guilty of witchcraft, a shrine claimed yesterday.…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on January 9, 2011 at 20:00 — No Comments

Climate change campaign lost in chicken and beer?

Christmas and new year events seem to have crippled climate change campaign which picked up vigorously few weeks, no, months before christmas and new year.

the aromas in the kitchens, beers in the dinning rooms and clubs alas overshadowed climate change campaign cooling down radically the campaign that picked up and gathered momentum. Hey! stop there.… Continue

Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on January 6, 2011 at 7:30 — No Comments

Five women held hostage over accusation of witchcraft

Tamale- Five old women between the ages of 55 and 70 are being held liable to “outlandish diseases” that attack three young men at Koblinmahagu in the Tamale Metropolis.

Though the sicknesses are not medically explained, community members are pointing accusing fingers at those vulnerable women for allegedly using their witchcrafts to inflict the sicknesses on the young men.

The women who are constantly being threaten of deaths by community members are also being accused of…

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Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on January 3, 2011 at 16:14 — No Comments

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