Two foreign nationals – a Nigerian and a Sierra Leonean, suspected to be homosexuals have been grabbed by the Akatsi police in the Volta Region to face the law. Chief Superintendent Joseph Atsu Dzineku, the Akatsi South Municipal Police Commander, said the arrest of the pair followed police intelligence.
The Private Legal Practitioner and Human Right advocate Lawyer Maurice Ampaw has set the record straight with his education on cyber crime act, criminal libel, blackmailing, circulation of fake news, and admonished the IGP and Cyber Crime Unit to cause arrest to one unscrupulous guy who made a malicious, false assertion about him.
Professor Joseph Osafo says, if the parliament throws away the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex bill, what will happen in this country will be very sad. This is because, our country, Ghana is already facing economic crisis and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex is increasing it as citizens of Ghana are debating on the bill just for it to be passed in Parliament.
The managing editor for insight news paper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr has stated that yesterday's interview granted by President Nana Akufo-Addo on peace FM was good but his message to Aflo Chief in the Volta Region is not good. The veteran Journalist speaking on peace FM morning show hosted by Kwame Sefa Kayi today said that he will commend Nana Akufo-Addo for warning his ministers who wants to become his successor.
Please follow this page for more updates. Currently in Ghana, at the mention of LGBTQ+, Ghanaians get divided. While the minority of people supports the Gay and lesbian marriage, the larger population stands strongly against it. When the Anti- LGBTQ+ bill was laid before parliament, an opposing, group made up of high profile Ghanaians, rose up to kick against the Bill.
Captain Smart have once again allegedly revealed another hidden secret about the LGBTQI and some of the opposers of the anti-LGBTQI bill. According to Captain Smart some prominent people who are opposers of the bill are doing so because they have taken money and shared among themselves just to push LGBTQI in Ghana.
Professor Emerita Takyiwaa, one of the eighteen Professionals who are seeking the LGBTQI bill before Parliament to be thrown out has debunked the assertion that activities of LGBTQI are threats to the existence of men. According to her, the world has moved on, and there are alternative ways of having children which include artificial insemination.
Popular and well renowned private legal practitioner Lawyer Maurice Ampaw has made the issue of anti-LGBTQI advocates very hot and denigrated in front of Ghanaians on the famous TV Show dubbed "Mmra ne Abrabo mu nsem". Lawyer Maurice Ampaw decried and lamented seriously on issues of supporters throwing their weight behind the controversial LGBTQI and opposers of the anti-LGBTQI bill before Parliament especially Lawyer Akoto Ampaw by teaching Ghanaians and linking our rights and freedom to that effect.
Captain Smart has thrown a challenge to the current government of Ghana. Nana Akufo-Addo and his followers should issue a statement within 48 hours if they think what I'm saying is not true. For me and from the intelligence I have gathered, this government will legalize LGBTQI in Ghana.
The Former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Suhum for National Democratic Congress (NDC), Margaret Ansei claims, Americans are deceiving the Ghanaians based on the recent issue that is going viral and causing massive stir in the country. The recent issue that is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) was introduced by the Americans for Ghanaians to practice.
Communications Director of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Yaw Buaben Asamoa, has lashed out at what he terms “the simplistic attacks” clouding the debate about whether to criminalize lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI+) advocacy and practice in the country.
Lawyer Moses Foh Amoaning discloses the aim of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) bill in an interview with Nana Yaw Kesse at peace 104.3 FM. Lawyer Moses Foh Amoaning says, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex bill will help those practicing homosexuality in the country if only the parliament passes the bill.
Ghana's anti-LGBTQI bill pending Parliamentary debate for approval or otherwise has not sparked controversy in just Ghana, but also internationally. It has been back and forth since the eight Parliamentarians who are sponsors of the bill tabled it before the legislature. Many experts warned that the country should be tactical in handling the situation since it spells doom for the country.
The Deputy communication officer of Convention People's Party (CPP), Asani Tanoh says, the best people to remove lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex from the country are the chiefs. This is because, the chiefs have knowledge and understand the laws governing the land.
A Kumasi-based lawyer, William Kusi, has parried the pro-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI+) argument about fundamental rights protection, insisting that democracy is about the tyranny of the majority. He has therefore called for the people to ratchet up pressure on those they have elected to represent them in parliament to pass the anti-LGTBQI+ bill – “promotion of proper human sexual rights and the Ghanaian family values bill”, currently before the legislative assembly.
The communication team member for New Patriotic Party (NPP), Samuel Oduro Nyarko said, why are Ghanaians worrying themselves over the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex bill (LGBTQI+ bill) as the 1992 constitution already criminalizes the act. Samuel Oduro Nyarko said, the 1992 constitution in section 104 (1)(b) states that, the law criminalizes “unnatural carnal knowledge” of which the authorities interpret as penile penetration of anything other than a vagina.
Currently in Ghana, experts are seriously discussing the Anti-LGBTQ bill; that if passed to law, will criminalize LGBTQ+ advocacy and jail LGBTQ+ people for at least five years. Though some people think the bill is a political tool, being use by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), to corner President Nana Akufo-Addo's administration, one fact remains…Nana Akufo-Addo now has a difficult choice to make.
The Superintendent Minister of North Kaneshie Methodist Church, Very Reverend Bennett Ato Wilson said that, all pastors and individuals in support of the LGBTQI do not know God and as a matter of fact, they have deviated from the word of God. The very Reverend Bennett Ato Wilson said, if God wanted same-sex marriage, like He wouldn't have bothered Himself to create Eve for Adam.
LGBTQ debate is hot like a furnace as everybody is including his or her voice to it. Whether to criminalize it or depart them to do their element is the problem which is bothering a lot of Ghanaians at the moment. There have been many of professors and well-educated human beings who have confused on it that criminalizing LGBTQ will only promote hate and homophobic acts in Ghana.
Ghanaian ritualist and fetish priest Kwaku Bonsam has made some profound statements concerning the leaders in the country. He said this during an interview on Angel FM. He said that the hardships we are experiencing in this country are a result of some behaviour exhibited by some of our leaders.