Police to protect rights of homosexuals

Police to protect the rights of homosexuals in Ghana

The Inspector General of Police, David Asante-Apeatu says the police service would adopt more proactive steps and pragmatic approaches to ensure the safety of lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender people in Ghana. This assurance was contained in a letter by the police service in response to the Human Rights Watch’s […]

David Asante-Apeatu, IGP

Human Rights Watch steps up LGBT campaign; Petitions IGP for protection

Human Rights Watch, a rights advocacy organisation, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP) demanding protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Ghana. The US-based organization wants David Asante-Appeatu to ensure that the fundamental human rights of LGBTs in the country are safeguarded at all times. […]

President Akufo Addo

Ghana is bound to legalize same sex marriage – Akufo Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says homosexuality is illegal in Ghana because there are not enough activists pushing for its legalization. President Akufo-Addo in an interview on Al Jazeera’s Talk To Al Jazeera hosted by Jane Dutton on Sunday said a sufficiently strong coalition is bound to emerge in the […]

Afia Pokuaa, News Editor, Adom FM

Juju was used to kill KABA – Afia Pokuaa

Ace broadcaster and radio personality Afia Pokuaa has hinted that her colleague, Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong, also known as KABA who passed on last Saturday may have been killed by voodoo or juju and not by natural causes. In a Facebook post on Wednesday, she wrote: “Why do we use […]

President Kuffour and Asantehene in a meeting with freemasons

Asantehene and President Kuffour in a meeting with an International secret society

Former president John Agyekum Kufuor together with the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu 11 have been spotted in Britain ahead of a crucial meeting by Grand Masters of the Freemasons Former president Kufuor was recently “promoted” to become a Senior Grand Warden of the United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE). So […]

1.1% of Ghana's population consume concaine

Ghana beats Columbia in cocaine consumption ranking

Statistics released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime indicates that Ghana is ranked 14th out of 115 countries when it comes to the consumption of cocaine. Topping that table is Albania. Public Health research from 2014 estimates that 2.5 percent of its population aged between 16 and […]

President Akufo-Addo
Lifestyle Politics

New York Times describes Akufo-Addo as ’round-faced overweight’ in KFC article

Ghanaians are upset with the New York Times for describing President Akufo- Addo as “round-faced overweight” in an article titled: “Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC” In its quest to highlight the effects of the sprouting fast food joints on the health of Ghanaians, the […]

Hon Francisca Oteng Mensah, Kwabre East MP

Distribute condoms to school girls every weekend – MP

Member of Parliament (MP) for Kwabre East Constituency in the Ashanti Region, Francisca Oteng Mensah, is advocating the introduction of orthodox pregnancy prevention measures to deal with the increasing rate of teenage pregnancy in the country. According to Francisca Oteng Mensah, Ghana’s youngest legislator who was elected in 2016, this […]

Teenagers in wee smoking contest

Teenagers in wee smoking contest

An image has gone viral on social media of some teenagers including girls at waterworks forest within the Tamale Metropolis in the Northern Region seen smoking dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp. In the said image, there are sachets of an unknown alcoholic beverage on display on the ground […]

Tove Degnbol, Danish Ambassador to Ghana

Danish Ambassador urges Ghana to accept homosexuality

The Danish Ambassador to Ghana, Tove Degnbol has called on Ghanaians to respect the rights of gays and lesbians as the United Nation’s Human Rights Council reviews the country’s human rights records. The review process is currently taking place in Accra with experts stressing the need for the rights of […]