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We will resist homosexuality if the government tries to impose it on us – Dag Heward-Mills

Bishop Dag Heward -Mills

Presiding Bishop of the United Denominations of Lighthouse Group of Churches (UD-OLGC) and Head Pastor of the First Love Church, Bishop Dag Heward-Mills has reiterated that the church will strongly resist and stand against any efforts by the government to legalize homosexuality in Ghana. The legalization of homosexuality has been a huge topic that has been discussed in the country ...

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Ghana shamefully recorded 31 media assaults in 2018 – UPDN

The United Press for Development Network has accused government officials, the police and political party partisans for the numerous attacks against journalists throughout 2018. The news comes on the heels of several clashes between party members and reporters including the assault against Joy News’ Parker Wilson from a member of former President John Mahama’s security detail in October. “Impunity for ...

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Auditor General on heels of age cheats; Moves to make culprits ‘vomit’ salaries

Mr Daniel Yao Domelevo

Begining January 2019, the Auditor General’s office will embark on an exercise to go after workers, who have deliberately tampered with their dates of births, to enable them to continue to stay in employment in state institutions, even though they have technically reached the retirement age. According to the Auditor General, Mr Daniel Yao Domelevo, his office has already obtained ...

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Respect for socio-cultural values could minimise corruption – Prof. Nketia

Joseph Hanson Nketia

Emeritus Professor Joseph Hanson Nketia, a renowned Music Professor has said corruption could be minimised if Ghanaians respected and practiced the country’s socio-cultural values. “Whilst our socio-cultural values promote acts of kindness and consideration, these have been abused and gradually evolved into acts of corruption,” he said. Prof. Nketsia said this in Accra on Friday at this year’s Annual Prestigious ...

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The people’s will determined outcome of new regions referenda – Akufo-Addo

Nana Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has congratulated the people in the soon to be created six regions in Ghana for the ”dignified, peaceful manner in which they exercised their franchise and constitutional right” last Thursday. In a congratulatory message issued on Saturday, December 29, 2018, President Akufo-Addo said the outcome of the referenda of the massive endorsement of the need for ...

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Let’s dialogue and build peace in the Ga State – Asafoatse

The Asafoatse of the Ga State, King Ayi Tunnma II, has called for dialogue among the various chiefs and traditional leaders for peace to prevail in the State. In a press statement, King Ayi Tunnma said chieftaincy disputes in the Ga State continue to hinder its growth and development. The phenomenon, he said, continues to exist due to division and ...

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Dealing with the land-guards menace

THERE is no gainsaying the fact that the menace of land-guard has gained notoriety in the national capital of Ghana, Accra.  The mention of land-guards tends to send shivers down the spine of prospective land buyers. MANY well-meaning Ghanaians have abandoned the idea of buying plots of land and putting on them their own houses.  The reason is simple: the fear of ...

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Tramadol usage soar in Upper West Region

Upper West Regional Director of the National Commission for Civil Education (NCCE), Madam Patience Sally Kumah, has bemoaned the high level of indiscipline among the youth in relation to the wrong usage of drugs such as tramadol and codeine. She said the usage of these drugs could be detrimental to the health of users when they are taken on self-medication. ...

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Gov’t declares January 7 a public holiday

Ambrose Dery

Monday, January 7, 2019, has been declared by the government as Constitution Day and will be observed as a public holiday nationwide. The announcement was made in a statement dated December 27 and signed by the Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery. Earlier this month, legislation was laid in parliament on government’s proposal of new holidays to be observed in the country. ...

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Speaker Oquaye rallies support for National Cathedral project

Prof Mike Aaron Oquaye

Speaker of Parliament Rev Prof Aaron Mike  Oquaye is rallying support for the construction of the national cathedral for Ghana, explaining that the building would be a focal point for national cohesion. “It will help recognize the role of God in the affairs of the country,” he said. The Speaker maintained that despite the divergent views expressed on the proposed ...

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