Monkeys Raid Ivorian Refugee Camp in Ghana

Consistent attacks by monkeys have caused havoc for thousands of Ivorian refugees in Ghana, injuring several. Local traditional authorities have requested that rituals be performed to inquire from the gods if they have been offended.

Monkeys in a village. (file photo)

  • Ghana:  No Ivorian Dissidents in Ghana-CDS

    Public Agenda, 16 January 2012

    The Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), Lt. Gen Peter Augustine Blay, has assured the authorities La Cote d'Ivoire that Ghana remains committed to contributing effectively towards ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Catholic Bishop Dines With Refugees

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 12 January 2012

    The Catholic Bishop of Sunyani Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Kwasi Gyamfi, on December 27, last year, dined with Ivorian children at the Fententaa Refugees Camp in the Berekum ... read more »

  • Ghana:  WFP Builds Bridge Between Hunger and Hope

    Accra Mail, 19 October 2011

    WFP Country Director, Ismail Omer has said that in Ghana "WFP is providing much-needed food relief to 10,000 Ivorian refugees camped in the Central, Western and Brong-Ahafo ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Trauma of a Civil War - Consequence of Electoral Dispute

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 7 April 2011

    The gunshots were unceasing. Pow...pow...pow, the noise continued. Initially, the woman was confused. The confusion then gave way to anxiety. As the gun-toting soldiers intensified ... read more »

  • West Africa:  Togo And Ghana Receiving More Ivorian Refugees As Crisis Spreads

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 29 March 2011

    The Ivorian refugee crisis is spreading further across West Africa, with Ghana and Togo receiving a growing number of new arrivals. While the southern city of Abidjan has been ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Surging Violence Pushes Refugees Into Ghana

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 1 April 2011

    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 1 April 2011, at the Palais des Nations ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Border Town Braced for Influx of Ivorian Refugees

    Inter Press Service, 26 March 2011

    As many as a million people have fled Côte d'Ivoire's commercial capital, Abidjan, due to intensified fighting. Many people are fleeing to areas in the north, centre and east ... read more »