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50-yr old man allegedly commits suicide at Tema

A man believed to be in his early 50s has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself on a scaffold in the house he lived in at a suburb called Top 10″,  near the Volta River Authority (VRA)’s Kpone Thermal Plant at Tema in the early hours of Monday. The man, whose name was given as Kofi Emmanuel, was a mason who ...

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12-yr old boy commits suicide at Assin Bereku

Assin Bereku, the capital of the Assin North District of the Central Region, was thrown into a state of shock and disbelieve when a 12-year-old class six pupil allegedly committed suicide. A Police source in Assin Fosu confirmed the tragedy saying the deceased, Kwame Adu, was found hanging in his room with his sponge tied to the ceiling fan around ...

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Man shoots and kills himself outside fence

A man has shot and killed himself outside the White House in Washington, the Secret Service says. It said the man approached the White House’s fence on Pennsylvania Avenue just before noon local time (17:00GMT) before taking out a handgun and firing several shots. No one else was injured, according to police. President Donald Trump is not at the White ...

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Kumasi Girls SHS tutor died by hanging – Autopsy report

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has said that an autopsy conducted on a 33-year-old female tutor at the Kumasi Girls Senior High School indicated that she died by hanging. This revelation from the Police came after relatives of Vida Frema Bonsu had expressed doubt about earlier reports indicating that she had committed suicide, and demanded further investigations into the cause ...

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Outrage over YouTuber’s dead body video

An American YouTube star has prompted a barrage of criticism after he posted a video which showed the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan. The video showed Logan Paul and friends at the Aokigahara forest at the base of Mt Fuji, known to be a frequent site of suicides. Going in to film the “haunted” forest, they come ...

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Ex-Arsenal player Eboue on ‘brink of suicide’, sleeps on friend’s floor

Eleven years ago he was lining up to take part in the biggest club match in world football. During an illustrious seven-year career in the Premier League, he pocketed millions of pounds in wages, lived in a mansion and drove flashy cars. Now ex-Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue spends his days hiding from ­bailiffs, sometimes sleeps on the floor of a friend’s home, travels ...

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Death of K-pop star shines spotlight on South Korea’s suicide problem

In recent years, South Korea has earned global recognition for its glossy and youthful music industry, known as K-pop. At the same time, the country has grappled with a much more ignominious distinction — its suicide rate is the highest in the industrialized world. These contrasting facets of South Korea’s identity collided this week with the apparent suicide of one ...

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Promoting mental health – a way of ending suicides [Article]

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe Suicide is a serious public health problem; however, suicides are preventable with timely, evidence-based and ...

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Promoting mental health a sure way to reduce suicide [Article]

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe. Suicide is a serious public health problem; however, suicides are preventable with timely, evidence-based and ...

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Farmer assaults wife, kills himself at Sankore

A 41-year-old farmer, Akwasi Agyeman has assaulted his wife, Akosua Brago, and subsequently committed suicide over fears of a reprisal attack at Sankore in the Asunafo South district of the Brong Ahafo Region. Akosua Brago, who is in a critical condition, and the deceased, had been in a relationship for the last six months but had no children. The Kukuom District Police ...

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