Africa East Africa World 

Boy commits suicide after impregnating 15-year-old girl

– – A 16 year-old student in Uganda has committed suicide after allegedly impregnating a 15-year-old girl. Police in Rakai District say they are now investigating circumstances under which the boy died. Kennedy Ssempijja, 16 and the 15-year-old girl got involved in a relationship this year, according to local media. A brother to the deceased, said that his brother took a bottle of Paraquat, a pesticide which he had earlier bought to use in his garden. “The girl’s parents came to our home and confronted our parents accusing my brother…

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16-year-old Nigerian girl scores A in all WAEC subjects

A 16-year-old Nigerian girl, Ugboaja Chizobam Stephany has emerged as the best West African Examination Council (WAEC) candidate of 2019. She scored As in all subjects including data processing, Mathematics, further mathematics, physics, chemistry, English and biology. The girl from Imo state has already been offered 100% scholarship to study abroad by a Nigerian living in diaspora. Local media reports that Chizobam’s success was made public by Facebook user, Okafor Judith Chinwe who shared a photo of her results. Her story sparked reactions from many social media users, drawing attention…

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