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I’ll Never Legalize Homosexuality – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that the government of Ghana has no authority to legalize same-sex marriage in Ghana and that government will not seek any such authority to do same. Speaking at the Global Evangelical Church’s 2018 SYNOD on the theme, “Effective Discipleship; The Cross and our Commitment,” the President assured that the church has no reason ...

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GII courts religious leaders into corruption fight

Mrs Linda Ofori-Kwafo

The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) has kick-started a project meant to rope in Faith- Based Organizations and religious leaders in the fight against corruption. The Inter faith Anti-corruption project christened, ‘Speak Up, Resist and Report corruption,’ seeks to solicit the support of religious based organizations to lead the fight against corruption as required under the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP). ...

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World Vision Ghana hailed for declining mortality rates in Sekyere East

The District Health Director of the Sekyere East District in the Ashanti Region, Mrs Dorothy Afuakwa has hailed the management of World Vision Ghana (WVG) for helping the district reduce the rate of child mortality. She says over the past two years, the district has not recorded any child mortality due to the capacity building and sensitization programmes WVG has ...

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Dr. Otabil Extolled For His Africa Dev’t Agenda

Dr Mensa Otabil

The Foundation for Generational Thinkers (FOGET) has lauded the Founder and Leader of the  International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Dr. Mensa Otabil, for his consistent and passionate effort to push forward the agenda of African emancipation. The non-governmental and youth-oriented organisation strongly commended Dr. Otabil for his edge to propagate massages that depict how Africa should be elevated from poverty, reproach, ...

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Poorly treated cold can cause heart problems

Parents have been advised not to take for granted common cold,otherwise known as catarrh, among children because if it is not well treated, it could lead to heart problems. A Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the National Cardiothoracic Centre at Korle Bu, Prof. Mark Tettey, advised parents to send children who suffer from common cold to the hospital for the right ...

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Don’t use your pulpits to exploit the vulnerable – Apostle Dr. Amoani

Apostel Dr Stephen Amoani

Apostle Dr. Stephen Kwame Amoani, Chairman of the Christ Apostolic Church International (CACI) has advised the clergy not to use their pulpits to exploit the vulnerable in society. Apostle Dr Amoani also urged pastors not to use their pulpit to settle personal scores with people. “It is important that we use our pulpit to teach the word of the God ...

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CHRAJ and two others unite effort to bring down corruption

Mr Richard Quayson

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and two other organizations – the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) and the Ghana News Agency (GNA) have united their effort to help bring down corruption in the society. This is being done through joint anti-corruption regional road campaign, to educate and aid everybody to have the courage report any corrupt acts. ...

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Armed robbers intimidating residents in Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District Social Security Breakdown

Rising activities of armed robbers in Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District of Northern Region are threatening lives and property, raising fear among members of several communities in the area, according to Birifor Youth Association (BYA). “The armed robbers are having a field day in the District,” leaders of BYA told journalists in Wa in the Upper West Region over the weekend. The youth ...

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Smart Cocoa Farming initiative introduced to farmers

Dr Tackie-Otoo addressing the cocoa farmers who attended the programme

The Ghana Cocoa Board {COCOBOD} in conjunction with the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has launched a programme to encourage cocoa farmers to adopt climate smart cocoa cultivation to enable them to stay in business in the face of climate change and its attendant negative effects on the cultivation of crops. Under the programme, cocoa farmers are being provided ...

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‘We will submit ourselves to any probe’ –Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission has reiterated its earlier stance that the entity and its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie are not involved in Illegal mining as purported by a section of the public. The Commission has also indicated its readiness to submit itself to any probe should the need arise. “We wish to inform all relevant stakeholders that the ...

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