• Sierra Leone declares emergency over rape and sexual assault

    Sierra Leone declares emergency over rape and sexual assault0

    Sierra Leone has declared a national emergency over sexual and gender-based violence after recorded cases of rape and assault doubled over the last year. President Julius Maada Bio announced the emergency on Thursday amid a public outcry over the issue, triggered by a series of high-profile attacks. Mr Bio said attacks on minors – which

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  • Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to visit Morocco

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to visit Morocco0

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will visit Morocco at the end of February, just weeks before the Duchess is due to give birth. The couple will spend three days in the country at the request of Her Majesty’s Government. Meghan’s exact due date hasn’t been made public but Kensington Palace said it would be in

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  • US applies Visa sanctions on Ghana

    US applies Visa sanctions on Ghana0

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) of the United States has announced the implementation of visa sanctions on Ghana. In a release dated January 31, 2019, the DHS explained that the sanctions are as a result of Ghana’s failure to accept its nationals that have been removed from the U.S. “Ghana has failed to live up to

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