Friday, February 26, 2021

Stages of democratic progression in human rights: Gyampo writes on LGBT

An extensive search of the Political Science literature on Democracy shows that there are four main stages of Democratic Progression. Each stage has an implication for human rights. The First Stage is called Authoritarianism. This...

Spotify coming to Nigeria, Ghana other African countries

Spotify announced plans to launch in 85 new countries over the next few days. The 85 new markets include countries from Africa, such as Angola, Benin, Kenya, Namibia, Ghana, Rwanda, and Nigeria. To ensure usability...

LGBT & development in Ghana

What has sex got to do with Ghana’s priorities for development? Probably, nothing has caused a moral uproar and outrage -and rightly so- than the establishment of an LGBT office in Accra.  Indeed, in...

Ghanaian musicians are suffering under COVID – Mr Drew

Hiplife sensation Dr Drew has bemoaned the economic condition of musicians in the country in the wake of COVID-19. According to him, the ban on music concerts and other shows make it difficult for artists...

Rebels deny role in Italian diplomat’s killing in Congo

A Hutu rebel group, known as the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), has denied any role in Monday's killing of Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Luca Attanasio, 43, died...

LGBT rights: H Kwasi Prempeh writes

Once upon a time in human history and society, consensual sexual relations, including procreation, between persons of different "races" was proscribed as "miscegenation", because it was deemed offensive to the "natural order of things"....

Covid US death toll hits 500,000

The US has topped over 500,000 deaths in the Covid-19 pandemic. It will be the latest grim milestone for a country that has by far the highest death toll in the world from the virus. The...

Exiled Rwandan politician shot dead in South Africa

A Rwandan opposition politician living in exile in South Africa has been shot dead. Reports say Seif Bamporiki was killed while delivering furniture to a client on Sunday afternoon in Cape Town. It is not...

Article: The (un)Africanness of homosexuality

Anti-LGBT+ sentiments hold sway in many African countries, primarily due to the conservative cultural and religious values of the continent and some African leaders, past and present, have been at the forefront of the...

Outstanding health director “widely” accused by BONABOTO honoured by GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has renamed its in-service training complex in the Upper East regional capital, Bolgatanga, after a former Upper East Regional Director of Health Services, Dr John Koku Awoonor-Williams. The honour comes...

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