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Need to strengthen Public Health services in boarding institutions

Written By Christopher Tamal - In the last quarter of this year, Ghana has recorded four incidents of outbreaks and strange health occurrences. Three of these incidents occurred in the Eastern region and one in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

Need for Ghana to end human trafficking

Written By Rebecca Ekpe - Human rights activists have described Trafficking of Persons as ''the heinous crime against humanity''. An ILO study conducted in 2015 puts the figure at 21 million people as victims of forced labour globally. Human trafficking is considered a crime that exploits women, children and men for multiple purposes especially labour and sex. Today, it is considered the World's second most lucrative form of employment, besides illicit drugs. Ironically, this is what makes the fight against the menace a very difficult one.

NCCE’s guidelines on how to fight corruption. Photo credit - penplushbytes

Written By Rebecca Ekpe - Hardly a day passes in Ghana, without a conversation or two about the canker corruption. It is therefore commendable for the National Commission For Civic Education, NCCE to produce guidelines through research on how corruption can be fought in Ghana. NCCE's survey on ''Public Perception on the State of Corruption, Public Accountability and Environmental Governance in Ghana comes at critical time, that government and its partners have decided to ensure that corruption is fought to the latter.

Homosexuality- An Affront To Human Dignity

Written By Prof. Paul Frimpong-Manso - Homosexuality, otherwise known as same sex union, is not only an affront to human dignity, but a practice abhorred by the Church, other religious bodies, as well as the traditional and customary values of the Ghanaian society. President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s response to an Aljazeera TV interview recently; that although homosexuality is not an issue on his government’s agenda, it is “bound to happen” has sparked simmering controversy in certain circles. The President made reference to England where homosexuality was not an issue until a coalition of pressure groups pushed for its laws to be changed to favor same sex marriages.

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