Africa Ghana West Africa World 

153 children rescued from slavery in Ghana

– – A total of 153 children trafficked into forced labour and domestic servitude in Ghana have been rescued. The victims comprise of 106 boys and 47 girls, between the ages of six and 17 from 12 out of the 16 regions of Ghana. This brings to over 1,700 the total number of children rescued by Challenging Heights, an NGO in fishing communities in Ghana since its establishment in 2003. The data from Challenging Heights also showed that out of 10 children on the Volta lake, six of them were…

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Africa Liberia West Africa World 

Liberia says the West must return stolen African artifacts

The Liberian government has announced its resolve to keep pushing for all stolen artifacts from Africa which are currently dotted across Europe and America to be returned. During the years of slavery and subsequent colonization, many artifacts belonging to many African countries were wrongly taken and in some instances stolen. Some of these artifacts are now all over museums across Europe and America, with push for their return hardly yielding any results. But the advocacy and campaign to have these artifacts returned has been reignited again. Liberia’s vice president, Jewel…

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Transcript of Ahmadinejad Before the 66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

President Of Iran Mr. President,
Excellencies,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

I am grateful to the Almighty Allah who granted me, once more, the opportunity to appear before this world assembly. I have the pleasure to express my sincere thanks to H.E. Joseph Deiss, president of the sixty-fifth session for his tremendous efforts during his tenure. I also would like to congratulate H.E Nassir Abdulaziz AI-Nasser on his election as the president of sixty-sixth session of the General Assembly and wish him all success.

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