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Human Rights Activists Pushing For Gay Rights Are Mad – Maurice Ampaw

Outspoken Ghanaian Lawyer, Maurice Ampaw, has described Human rights activists pushing for gay rights as mad. Lawyer, Maurice Ampaw made this comment in relation to a report released by Human Rights Watch which suggested that Ghanaians treat Gays as Second Class citizens. In the report, Human Right Watch noted that …

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114 Gays, Lesbians Cry Foul; Narrate Chilling Abuses To Human Rights Watch

A total of 114 Ghanaians who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) have narrated widespread discrimination and abuses meted out to them both in public and in family settings. Human Rights Watch said it interviewed the 114 LGBT people in Accra, Tamale, Kumasi, and Cape Coast in December 2016 …

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Human Rights Watch Steps Up Campaign To Legalise Homosexuality In Ghana

The president and other state institutions are being pressured by international NGO, Human Rights Watch, to take “necessary steps” to amend Ghana’s constitution and legalise homosexuality. The group specifically wants Section 104 of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960, which criminalises unnatural carnal knowledge, to be amended. This would “ensure that …

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Gay Rights Debate: Deal With The Law – CHRAJ Boss Tells Ghanaians

The Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Joseph Akanjolenur Whittal says the people of Ghana must decide whether or not they want to recognise rights of Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. According to him, it is time Ghanaians decided on the relevance …

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Heavy Police Presence At Akropong Over Installation Of 2 Chiefs

There is heavy police presence at Akropong in the Eastern Region following the installation of two separate Chiefs to fill the vacant Okuapemanhene stool. The Okuapemanhene stool has remained vacant for close to two years after the death of the late Oseadeyo Addo Dankwah III. Police personnel, numbering about 50, …

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I’ve Been Gay Since Primary School – KKD’s Son

The son of Ghanaian broadcaster Kwasi Kyei-Darkwah (KKD), Kwaku Darkwah Kyei-Darkwah has made a ‘shocking’ revelation about his sexual orientation. The model has written an article titled ‘To be Young, Gifted, Black and Queer’ on intomore.com, saying he is gay but has had a difficult time coming out about his …

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Defilement Of 4-Year-Old Angers President

President Nana Akufo-Addo is angry about the recent developments concerning an alleged defilement of a four-year-old girl at Assin Dadientem in the Central Region. This was disclosed by Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, on Friday, October 27. According to him, “yesterday, in Cabinet, the President was outraged and he …

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MP Drags Minister Before Parliament Over Poor Roads

Member of Parliament (MP) for Aowin constituency in the Western Region, Mr Mathias Kwame Ntow, has called on the Minister of Roads and Highways to appear before the Committee of the Whole of Parliament to explain why works on the Enchi to Dadieso road has halted. According to him, the …

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Osu ‘Asafoasteme’ Threatens Mayhem

Asafoatseme of Osu, Accra, have threatened to rain down fire and brimstone on the day of the planned final funeral rites for five departed chiefs of Osu for the simple reason that the host and the sitting Chief, Nii Kinka Dowuona VI, who is organising has no capacity to perform …

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Wall Of Rawlings’ Ridge Residence Toppled After Downpour

A former Head of State, Jerry John Rawlings, was also not spared by the Friday Morning downpour in the national capital Accra, as the walls of his Ridge Residence was toppled by the storm. The collapsed walls, sighted by Citi News, resembled the remnants of an Accra Metropolitan Assembly demolition …

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