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UN Peace Ambassador Condemns Pandemonium At Parliament

The United Nations (UN) Peace Ambassador, Bishop Samuel Ben Owusu has condemned the pandemonium that occurred in Ghana’s Parliament during the election of a speaker for the 8th legislature on January 7. Heated confrontation leading to exchange of blows occurred between the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic …

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UN removes cannabis from list of world’s most dangerous drugs

The United Nations’ Commission for Narcotic Drugs voted Wednesday to remove cannabis from the most tightly controlled drugs. Member nations of the Vienna based Commission voted 27-25 to remove it from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs that allows national bans for drugs with “particularly dangerous …

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Dr UN to bring Donald Trump to Ghana [Video]

Self-acclaimed ‘Dr’ Kwame Owusu Fordjour alias Dr UN has hinted of organising a grand event that will draw President of the United States, Donald Trump to Ghana. Dr Fordjour believes he has carved a niche for himself over the years based on which nobody can turn down an invitation from …

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UN condemns jailing of Nigeria boy for blasphemy

The UN children’s agency Unicef has called on the Nigerian authorities to urgently review an Islamic court’s decision to sentence a 13-year-old boy to 10 years in prison for blasphemy. The boy was convicted in August of making uncomplimentary remarks about God during an argument with a friend in northern …

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Dozens of migrants die in shipwreck off Libya – UN

At least 45 migrants and refugees, including five children, have died in the deadliest shipwreck off Libya this year, the UN refugee agency says. They were among more than 80 people on board a vessel whose engine exploded off the coast of Zwara, the UNHCR said. The deaths were reported …

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