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Reduce age of becoming president to 30years – WiDAF

The Programmes Manager in charge of the Democratic Governance at Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiDAF), has advocated for the reduction of the presidential age to promote youth participation and inclusive democratic governance. Frank Wilson Bodza said the youth of Ghana formed almost half of the country’s population and …

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Government must have single stance on CSE – Foh-Amoaning

Moses Foh-Amoaning, the Executive Secretary and Spokesperson for the National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values has urged government to clearly state its position on the Comprehensive Sexuality Education programme for better understanding. He said, even though the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo, in a recent …

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Paying lip-service to sanitation is recipe for disease outbreak- World Vision

The Water and Sanitation Technical Coordinator, World Vision International Ghana has said paying lip-service and dabbling in propaganda on issues of sanitation, especially, open defecation would only consume the energetic fabric of society through disease outbreaks. Yaw Attah Arhin said: “when the fundamentals of our sanitation services delivery remains weak, diarrhoea, …

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Saanie Daara worried about BBC’s recent ‘drop in standards’

As a person who formerly worked for the BBC, I am deeply worried about the recent drop in standards at the world’s best journalism hub particularly the Africa section. Certainly the BBC Editorial Policy and Standards of Journalism preached by the BBC College of Journalism has not been demonstrated in …

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Our ‘demo demands’ will hopefully be met – Law students

The National Association of Law Students is optimistic that President Nana Akufo-Addo will receive the petition of its members in good faith and take steps in restructuring the country’s law educational system. The law students and their thousands of sympathizers will today, Monday march to the presidency in a massive …

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CSE policy can deal with paedophilia – Prof. Gadzekpo

Professor of Information and Communication Studies, Audrey Gadzekpo believes that the controversial Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) policy can deal with paedophilia in Ghana. She explained that CSE will help expose children to the lurking threats of sexual abuse towards children and how to report any such advances. Critics such as conservative groups have said …

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Churches demand ‘total withdrawal’ of Comprehensive Sexuality Education

The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) has asked the Education Ministry to go beyond the suspension of the controversial Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) and expunge it from the basic school curriculum. President of the Council, Rev Prof Paul Yaw Frimpong-Manso, said Thursday at a press conference that while the …

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