January 2nd, 2020

By admin On 2 Jan, 2020 At 06:42 PM | Categorized As General News | With 0 Comments

 LISTEN   12 HOURS AGO  2 COMMENTS Ghana’s Inspector-General of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh, is on a warpath declaring that the police will go after any vigilante group and trouble makers who seek to perpetrate violence in the December 2020 Elections. The IGP says such dangerous characters will be made to face the full rigours of the law. He has […]

By admin On 2 Jan, 2020 At 01:17 PM | Categorized As Featured, General News | With 0 Comments

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimates that 392,000 babies will have been born on the first day of 2020. However, while children’s lifespans are improving, too many infants die before reaching the age of five years, the UN fund noted on Wednesday. In 2018, the number of babies who died in their first month […]

By admin On 2 Jan, 2020 At 01:47 PM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

Police and fire brigade in action in Brussels at New Year © VRT The mayors of the communes that make up the Brussels region have slapped down a new call for the six police zones to be united into one city force. The idea was raised by federal home affairs minister Pieter De Crem following […]

By admin On 2 Jan, 2020 At 01:43 PM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

Credit: © Belga Brussels firefighters extinguished more than a hundred fires on New Year’s Eve and carried out over 200 interventions for medical assistance, including to five people who were injured after the balcony they were on collapsed. Fire crews extinguished a total of 110 fires, 82 of which was waste bags or bins on […]

By admin On 2 Jan, 2020 At 01:21 PM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

The 22-year-old student, Frederik Vanclooster was last seen at 3:00 AM in the early hours of Thursday morning. Credit: Belgian federal police. The federal police are searching for a man (22) who is missing after a New Year’s Eve party in Flemish Brabant. The 22-year-old student was last seen at around 3:00 AM on Steenkaai […]

By admin On 2 Jan, 2020 At 01:43 PM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

Belgian troops patrol in Midi station © Belga Federal home affairs minister Pieter De Crem (CD&V) has expressed surprise at a promise made by his government colleague Philippe Goffin (MR), in charge of defence, to cut the number of troops still patrolling the streets in Belgium, coming up to three years after the terrorist attacks […]

By admin On 2 Jan, 2020 At 01:04 PM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

The Al-Ihsaan mosque at Kolonel Begaultlaan in Leuven. Credit: Belga. The Al-Ihsaan mosque in Leuven was vandalised overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the local police. A number of people who were visiting the mosque for early prayer at around 6:00 AM discovered the damages. The main entrance to the mosque was covered in […]

By admin On 2 Jan, 2020 At 01:04 PM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

Khalid Benhaddou, a Ghent-based Imam, was not allowed to board his flight due to a US decision to bar him from flying over American territory. Credit: © Belga A Belgian imam known for advocating a form of “rational Islam” found out he was barred from flying over US territory after being denied boarding on his […]

By admin On 2 Jan, 2020 At 01:12 PM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

A baby okapi, born at Antwerp Zoo in 2019 © Antwerp Zoo The local council of Ixelles in Brussels has issued a ban on trips organised by communal schools to zoos like Antwerp Zoo and Pairi Daiza, La Capitale reports. “As a council, we will not be organising school visits to places where animals are held captive, […]

By admin On 2 Jan, 2020 At 01:52 PM | Categorized As Belgium News | With 0 Comments

The current Ebola epidemic is the tenth in the Congo since 1976. © Belga More than 3,000 cases of Ebola have been recorded in the Democratic Republic of Congo where the hemorrhagic fever epidemic has already killed more than two thousand people since August 2018, the health authorities stated on Sunday. Since the beginning of […]