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he upsurge in moral decadence and get rich quick attitude ought to be tackled with an-evangelical zeal. The issue of money doubling and rituals among other fraudulence deviance have been with us for some time now, ....

Role Of Media Regulators In The Wake Of Kasoa Murder

Written By Abraham Donkor - Sunday April 3, 2021 on the Christian calendar represents the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The news of the killing of an eleven-year-old boy Ishmael Mensah allegedly by his teenage friends Felix Nyarko 15, and Nicholas Kini 17 at Kasoa in the Central Region threw the nation into a state of shock. What is more curious is the ages of the victims and the alleged killers, the motive behind the murder, and the benefits to be accrued to the killers. The incident has indeed left a bile taste in the mouths of the family and the community. Preliminary investigations revealed that the two suspects after consulting a ritualist said to be in the Volta Region were asked to produce five thousand cedis, and a human being to be used for money ritual.

Many Ghanaians were not pleased with the school’s decision to admit the students even though the constitution demands that no person should be discriminated against. However, following the GES directive, ...

Admission of Two Rastafarians Into Achimota School

Written Written By Charles Neequaye - Article 17 (2) of the 1992 Constitution states that, ‘A person shall not be discriminated against on grounds of gender, race color, ethnic origin, religion, creed or social or economic status’. Under the same constitution, Article 26 (2) prohibits ‘all customary practices which dehumanize or are injurious to the physical and mental well-being of a person’. Indeed, the 1992 Constitution is an important tool for the protection and promotion of human rights. It enables Ghana to translate international agreements into domestic law, and obliges all branches of government to respect and ensure the rights it enunciates.

The Muslim leadership in Ghana must organise a round table of the two factions involved together with the Regional Security Council and National Peace Council to get them to form one united Imams body together with their Islamic scholars known as Ulemas.

Promoting peace between Muslims in Ho. Image credit - GNA

Written By Alhaji Alhassan Abdulai - Ho the Volta regional capital has been noted as a peaceful Metropolis. However, due to recent conflicts between two factions over who to lead Muslims in prayers following the death of the Imam of the main mosque, Ho seems to be gaining a bad name. Following the death of the substantive Chief Imam, Umoru Danjimah Hamzah, a faction of the congregants of the mosque Alhaji Muniru Ali, a maternal uncle of the deceased Imam as the new Chief Imam while Alhaji Anas Alfa the substantive deputy to the former Chief Imam was also subsequently installed by another faction as Imam of the same mosque. This resulted in a serious conflict leading to the closure of the mosque by the police on the orders of the Volta Regional Security Council.

Many Ghanaians are, however, not comfortable with the imposition of new taxes, especially in the straitened socioeconomic circumstances prevailing in the wake of the pandemic. Leading members of the Minority are ...

Minister of Finance, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta

Written Raymond Tuvi - The 2021 budget and fiscal policy statement of government was passed by Parliament after a heated debate. In news commentary, Raymond Tuvi, a Media and Development Consultant analyses the economic policies outlined.

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