Parliament approves custodial sentence of 3 to 5 years for promoters of LGBTQ+
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by merkofficial
2M ago
Parliament has officially approved a custodial sentence ranging from 3 to 5 years for the intentional promotion, sponsorship or support of LGBTQ+ activities. Individuals engaged in such actions would face imprisonment for a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 3 years. This decision emphasizes Ghana’s commitment to maintaining traditional values and societal norms, amidst ongoing debates surrounding LGBTQ+ rights and cultural acceptance. The Bill can now be passed into law as all concerns raised against the initial provisions appear to have been addressed. DISCLAIMER: The Views, Comments, Op ..read more
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Dr.Hage Geingob: Namibia’s president dies aged 82
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by merkofficial
2M ago
Namibian President Hage Geingob has died at the age of 82 at a hospital in the capital Windhoek, where he was receiving medical treatment, according to a statement from Acting President Nangolo Mbumba. Dr. Hage G. Geingob, the President of the Republic of Namibia has passed on today, Sunday 4 February 2024 at around 12:04am at Lady Pohamba Hospital where he was receiving medical treatment from his medical team. At his side, was his dear wife Madame Monica Geingos and his children. The statement said, which was posted on the presidency’s account on X, formerly known as Twitter. Geingob was rece ..read more
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Bernard Arnault dethrones Elon Musk as the richest person in the world
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by merkofficial
2M ago
Bernard Arnault, the enigmatic chairman and CEO of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury goods company, currently holds the title of the richest person in the world. With a staggering net worth estimated at $215.4 billion, he dethroned Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk who sits at $200.4 billion in early 2024. This shift in the wealth rankings marks a significant moment, highlighting the ever-changing dynamics of global power and the resilience of the luxury goods industry. Arnault’s journey to the top is a testament to his shrewd business acumen and strategic foresight ..read more
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Military Juntas Exit Ecowas, Accusing Bloc of “Inhumane” Sanctions
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by merkofficial
2M ago
On January 28th, 2024, the world watched as a major geopolitical shift unfolded in West Africa. The military leaders of Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger announced their immediate withdrawal from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), a regional bloc promoting economic and political cooperation. This unprecedented move sent shockwaves through the region, raising concerns about its long-term implications for stability and development. The Sahel region of West Africa has been in the spotlight for several years, grappling with issues of jihadist insurgency, poverty, and political in ..read more
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Sarah Adwoa Safo Loses Seat in Dome-Kwabenya
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by merkofficial
2M ago
In a stunning turn of events, incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for Dome-Kwabenya, Sarah Adwoa Safo, has lost her seat to newcomer Mike Oquaye Jnr. In a fiercely contested election held on January 27,2024, Oquaye Jnr. secured a decisive victory, garnering over 1,194 votes compared to Safo’s 328 votes. A third candidate, Sheela Oppong Sakyi, received a little over 186 votes. Safo, a prominent lawyer and politician, has served as the appointed Minister of State in charge of Government procurement and the Minister of Gender, Children, and Social Protection under President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuf ..read more
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EC wants to hold general elections on November 7
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by Lamar
2M ago
The Chairperson of Ghana’s Electoral Commission, Jean Mensa, has suggested shifting the date for both Presidential and Parliamentary elections from December 7 to November 7. Additionally, the EC is advocating for election days to be designated as national holidays. These proposals were presented during an Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting held on Monday, January 22, 2024. The Electoral Commission has put forth these suggestions to stimulate discussions on potential improvements to the electoral process. Emphasising the benefits of an earlier than December election month, the Commis ..read more
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Chelsea ‘showing interest’ in potential Karim Benzema loan from Al-Ittihad — report
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by Lamar
3M ago
Karim Benzema is going to dominate the headlines until a decision is made over his future at Al-Ittihad. Joining the Saudi Arabian side at the beginning of June, the 36-year-old has found the net on a regular basis for his new team but is reported to be unhappy in Saudi Arabia. Karim Benzema has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League in the January transfer window(Image: Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images) It is believed that both Arsenal and Chelsea may face difficulties securing the services of Karim Benzema before January transfer window closes, primarily because of his hi ..read more
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AFCON23 – How Ghanaian prophet gave the correct score for Blackstars’ match against Cape Verde [Watch Video]
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by Lamar
3M ago
There is a viral video circulating on social media featuring Ghanaian prophet Rev. Jedidiah Henry Kore, who goes by the name Fire Oja from the Zion Prayer Ministry International. In the video, he appears to have predicted the result of the recent football match between the Ghana national team, the Black Stars, and Cape Verde. The prophet confidently stated that Cape Verde would score the first goal, with Ghana later equalizing. The prophet’s prediction came true as Cape Verde secured last-minute victory with a final score of 2-, leaving Ghana heart. The viral video has sparked a lively discuss ..read more
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Ghana spent $348 million to import toilet papers between 2017 and 2021
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by Lamar
3M ago
Data extracted from OEC trade statistics indicates that Ghana spent approximately $348 million towards the importation of toilet paper within the timeframe spanning from 2017 to 2021. Further analysis reveals that Ghana’s average import bill on toilet paper stands at roughly $70 million annually. Check Ghana’s annual expenditure on the importation of toilet papers (2017-2021) Chart: Isaac Kofi Agyei, JoyNewsSource: OECGet the dataCreated with Datawrapper Credit:JoynewsGh ..read more
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Witness the Black Stars’ Arrival in Ivory Coast for the AFCON! (photos)
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by Lamar
3M ago
The Black Stars of Ghana have arrived in Ivory Coast in a beautifully woven and colourful kente to participate in the 34th edition of the biggest football festival on the continent, the Africa Cup of Nations. The Black Stars will be based in Abijan where they will play all their three group stage games. The Black Stars touched the Ivory Coast draped in the traditional Kente cloth like royals from the Akan tribe. The team tournament which kicks off on Saturday, January 13, 2024, will have the continent’s top 24 teams competing for honours and Ghana is one of those countries heavily tipped to ch ..read more
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