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Births & Deaths Registry blacklists names like Nana, Naa, Junior

The Births and Deaths Registry has said it does not allow certain prefix and suffixes deemed as titles to be registered as part of names on birth certificates. In an interview, Mr John Agbeko, Registrar at the Births and Deaths outfit, explained that local names like “Nana, Nii and Togbe” are most used as stool names and title for leaders ...

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MSF estimates more than 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar

At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed in the month after violence broke out in Myanmar in August, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says. Based on surveys of refugees in Bangladesh, the number is much higher than Myanmar’s official figure of 400. MSF said it was “the clearest indication yet of the widespread violence” by Myanmar authorities. The Myanmar military blames the ...

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No fans in KUMACA dormitories; ventilation is poor – Minister

Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah, has expressed displeasure about the poor ventilation at some dormitories of the Kumasi Academy (KUMACA), as the health workers seek to unravel what infection may have killed four students in the school in just a week. Mr. Osei Mensah, who toured dormitories and other facilities in the school, said ventilation is very poor in ...

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Parents want ‘spiritual probe’ into Kumasi Academy deaths

Some parents have called for intensified prayers into recent deaths at the Kumasi Academy (KUMACA), as they suspect the happenings there could have spiritual implications. The parents also want Watch Night Services to be organized in the school to seek God’s intervention as authorities work to find a lasting solution to the matter. Health officials in the Ashanti Region have ...

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Kumasi Academy students protest over ‘mysterious’ deaths

Students of Kumasi Academy, a mixed senior high school at Asokore Mampong in the Ashanti Region, have demonstrated against school authorities over what they term as mysterious death of students. The students, who nearly clashed with police officers maintaining law and order at the school on Friday evening, are demanding to go home following these deaths. According to information available ...

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