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SHS boy raped by seniors, infected with HIV

A third-year student in one of the all-male senior high schools in the country, has lifted the lid on a worrying trend which has deadly consequences if not dealt with. James – not his real name – is now living with the deadly HIV and unable to tell his parents […]

Leading the fight to legalize homosexuality in Ghana

Homosexuals in Canada demand legalization of homosexuality in Ghana

Some Ghanaian men in Canada are protesting the criminalization of same-sex relationships in Ghana. They say lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders are not treated well in the country. They are, therefore, on a campaign in Canada to ask that country’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, to demand that Ghana protects the […]

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Pressure mounts on Ghana to legalize homosexuality

Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin South, Rev John Ntim Fordjour, has called on his colleagues in parliament to resist attempts by any pressure group to legalise homosexuality in the country. This comes on the heels of an upsurge in the act which culminated in a group of young men […]

Dr Leticia Adelaide Appiah, Executive Director of the National Population Council

Government urged to restrict couples to limit number of children to three

Experts are concerned that the country’s population is growing at a fast rate and are proposing a government policy to limit the number of children born to any couple. The Executive Director of the National Population Council, Leticia Adelaide Appiah has proposed that childbirth should be restricted to just three […]


5 Reasons why you can never break up with an Ewe girl

You can never break up with your Ewe girl, you will be shocked by the reasons given for this as you take your time to read this article. Volta region is one of the beautiful 10 regions of Ghana. Ewe people as they affectionately called in relation to the language […]

Displays of same-sex affection are illegal in Nigeria

More than 40 men arrested in Nigeria for ‘homosexual acts’

More than 40 men have been arrested in Nigeria over the weekend for performing homosexual acts, police say. They are due to appear in court later. Nigerian newspaper Punch reports that the police raided a hotel in Lagos State on Saturday afternoon and says the hotel was cordoned off while […]

Prof. Mike Oquaye, Speaker of Parliament

Amnesty International may want sex with animals legalised soon – Speaker

Ghana’s Speaker of Parliament Prof Mike Oquaye has said Amnesty International (AI) may soon start pushing for the legalization of bestiality in Ghana judging from the way the rights advocacy group has been campaigning for the decriminalization of homosexuality and the abolishment of the death penalty in the name of […]

Dr. Opuni's mother's tomb

Dr. Opuni’s mother’s tomb shocks and surprises

The mother of Dr Stephen Opuni, a former CEO of Ghana COCOBOD, was this weekend buried at Babianiha in the Brong Ahafo Region. The tomb of the deceased has generated a lot of comments on social media and other media platforms. The tomb which is in the form of a […]

There’s a growing community of African food entrepreneurs’: Zoe Adjonyoh. Photograph: Phil Fisk for the Observer

Zoe Adjonyoh: ‘My only access to Ghana was the food’

The Brixton-based chef behind Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen rediscovered her heritage through cooking. Here she talks family, food and identity – and shares two recipes from her new cookbook Zoe Adjonyoh’s dad gave her precisely one cooking lesson, when she was 10 years old. “How do you know when it’s done?” […]