Savelugu — ANOTHER ORPHANAGE perceived to be the largest in the whole of the Northern Region has emerged in Savelugu, with a total number of 145 orphans. The children, including 112 boys and 33 girls, between the ages of one (1) and twelve (12) years, were brought together by one Ibrahim Mohammed, a native of the area, based in Saudi Arabia, following the molestation, torture, starvation and maltreatment that was being given to the orphans by their respective guardians after the death of their parents.
Nairobi — At end-November 2011, Somalia and the Central African Republic became the latest countries to commit to end the use of child soldiers – a move seen as “encouraging” by the UN, albeit with the proviso that the situation in both countries remains volatile.
IT is now four months since two men, Dalvin Mwesigye and Frank Kato alias Ashraf Kisseka, were arrested for duping young Ugandan girls into sex trade in Malaysia in the guise of promise of jobs there. The two appear in court today.
SURAT: Police have stumbled upon a major human trafficking racket run by Bilal Saleh, an African national, while investigating the hawala racket. So far, around 300 people have been sent to African countries using fake documents, claim police. The network is functional in south Gujarat for the past five years. Earlier, three persons were arrested [...]
WINDHOEK: Namibia sits in the buffer zone between crisis prone central Africa and South Africa, a major destination for trafficked persons, thus serving as a source, transit point and destination for refugees and persons trafficked from various parts of the region. Most victims of trafficking end up in forced labour, or are exploited for commercial sex.
Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, the founder and leader of the Union of Congolese Patriots (UPC) a political movement and rebel militia based in the Ituri region of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), goes on trial at The Hague.
100s of Zimbabweans illegally enter SA daily From Tawanda Kanhema in Beitbridge INTENSIFIED patrols on Zimbabwe’s border with South Africa are failing to deter border jumping and smuggling along the Limpopo River, with illegal crossings facilitated by well organized syndicates taking place right under the nose of Zimbabwean law enforcement agents manning the old Limpopo [...]