“Suicide in Africa needs to be treated seriously”

Concerns about a mental health crisis that is tearing through Egyptian higher education institutions have been raised by suicides among university students, particularly medical students, and it is necessary to take action. Six students perished between October and September 2022, three of whom were in the medical field (two pharmacy students and one medicine student). Local media also reported that six university students killed themselves: three students majoring in medicine, one in dentistry,...[Read More]

Police arrest man who beat wife to death and faked suicide

A 30-year-old man’s fake suicide attempt to avoid justice after murdering his wife has failed miserably. Kwabena Ahi is allegedly being held by Sehwi Bodi police after it was discovered through medical tests that he had not consumed weedicide as he had claimed. During a fight in Sehwi Apente, a rural village in the Bodi District of the Western North Region, the suspect killed his wife, Patience Armah. According to, some community members later discovered him in the jungle i...[Read More]

Man detained after attempted suicide due to economic hardship

A young guy in his late 30s was apparently apprehended after attempting to commit himself due to the current extreme economic hardship. The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon at Kasoa CP in the Awutu Senya East Municipality, when the suspect, only named as Yayah, allegedly climbed an MTN mast to commit himself. According to reports, some witnesses saw him climbing the telecom pole and attempted to talk him out of it, but he disregarded them and continued. It needed the efforts of a few local...[Read More]

Kasoa man arrested over attempted suicide

A man in his late 30s was apprehended after attempting suicide by climbing a telecom mast at Kasoa CP in the Awutu Senya East Municipality. According to witnesses, the suspect, identified as Yayah, was seen climbing an MTN mast on Tuesday afternoon. Despite the warnings of bystanders, he carried out his act. When some residents realized he was in danger, they rushed to stop him.  He was then turned over to the police for further investigation. Also read: 48-year-old Achimota School tutor alleged...[Read More]