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We’ll not decriminalize homosexuality – Speaker

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Ocquaye has categorically stated that Ghana will not consider changing laws that makes the practice of homosexuality illegal. The Speaker made the comments when Human Rights group, Amnesty International paid a courtesy call on him at Parliament on Tuesday. Amnesty International has been angling …

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MP pushes for law to deal with mob attacks

A Member of Parliament is pushing for a law to deal with the problem of mob injustice to discourage people from engaging in such acts. The MP’s move follows the lynching of a military officer, Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama, by residents of Denkyira Obuasi. The Parliamentarians have joined the public, …

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Parliament summons Finance Minister over $2.25bn bond

Parliament has passed a half hour motion to compel the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, to provide detailed information on the recent 2.25 billion dollar bond issued by Government. The Minister is expected to respond to the motion within one week. The motion was filed by the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, …

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