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We, A4CG, take note of the recent outdooring in Accra of the office of LGBT Rights Ghana on 31st January 2021, and the subsequent release of a press statement by the National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values on 11th February 2021.

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President Akufo-Addo, has congratulated Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her ldquo;historic rdquo; appointment as the new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. In a letter addressed to the new WTO boss, President Akufo-Addo expressed delight at the fact that her election was by consensus of the General Council of the WTO, thereby making Dr.

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The leadership of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) is cautioning drivers under its umbrella not to increase transport fares without approval from the union 39;s leadership. According to them, transport fares remain the same, although fuel prices have increased.

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The Ofoase Ayirebi Member of Parliament, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah and the Awutu Senya East Member of Parliament, Mavis Hawa Koomson are scheduled to face Parliament rsquo;s Appointments Committee today, Thursday, February 18, 2021.

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The founder and leader of the Ajagurajah Movement in Ghana, Odeefu? Kwabena Asiamah has advised men what to do when their wives begin to disrespect them constantly. He said divorce should never be the only option when a wife constantly disregard the husband.

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The host of Happy FM 39;s 39;Nsem Pii 39; show Mr Wisdom Agodza popularly called Rev. Nyansa Boakwa has been celebrated by his loyal listeners. He was presented with a citation of honour by the 39;Friends of Nyansa Boakwa 39;, who applauded him for his great works and support to the less privileged over the years.

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Sarah Adwoa Safo, the Minister-designate for Gender, Children and Social Protection, says if given the nod, she will engage further consultations on whether or not men should be granted paternity leave to assist their wives.

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Oguahyia Oduropanin Birikorang I, Chief of Edubiase has expressed worry over the slow pace of development in Abadwum, a farming community in the Adansi North District. He attributed it to the long standing chieftaincy dispute, that had plagued the community, which formed part of the Edubiase traditional council, and said measures were being taken to resolve the issue to pave way for accelerated development in the community.

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The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in the Western Region has begun rationing water in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis due to the low level of water at the treatment plant. Due to the onset of the dry season and its effects on water production and distribution, it has become necessary to ration water in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis until the raw water supply situation improves .

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Collins Dorman, a 30-year-old farmer has been stabbed to death with a knife at Atechem, a suburb of Dunkwa-on-offin in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality of the Central Region. The sordid act was allegedly committed by one Isaac Owusu Boateng, a Community Police Personnel (CPP) in the early hours of Monday, February 15, 2021 in Dorman 39;s house.

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It has emerged that Ghana lacks a policy framework meant to deal with health matters in relation to 7,000 prevalent rare diseases, and also the right treatment and the needed support for victims who suffer such undiagnosed conditions of health.

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As part of efforts to ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols, activities lined up for this year 39;s 2021 edition and commemoration of the World Rare Disease Day which falls on the 28th of February will be done online with a series of virtual engagements with some selected schools.

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A 41-year-old known as Kwaku Boateng has impregnated his two stepdaughters (names withheld) aged 15 and 13 years at Weija, SCC in Accra. The older girl has given birth to a 6-month-old baby boy, while the 13-year-old is 6 months pregnant.

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A staff meeting was organised by the Tano North Municipal Assembly for its Heads of Department to update the new Co-ordinating Director to take stock of the activities of staff performance and the way forward for the year.

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The Seventh Day Adventist College of Education located at Agona, the district capital of Sekyere South in the Ashanti Region has taken steps to advance its online learning mode and Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

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Accra, February 17, 2021 ndash; Purple Park, the real estate subsidiary company of Spektra Global Limited, has launched their first luxurious homes named the Seed Gate to contribute to efforts to address the housing challenges in Ghana.

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Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, is advocating for the extension of the compulsory retirement age for public servants and judicial officers from 60 to 65 years. Mr. Ayariga announced that he is sponsoring a private member 39;s bill to amend the constitution to achieve this objective.

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Sarah Adjoa Safo, the Minister-Designate for Gender, Children and Social Protection has said she will engage traditional and opinion leaders on the way forward for places tagged as witch camps in the country.

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The students at the Seikwa Nursing and Midwifery Training College in the Tain District of the Bono Region are living in extreme fear because of rampant armed-robbery attacks and other criminal activities at the College 39;s female hostel.

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Road accidents in the Nkoranza South Municipality in 2020 killed 21 people, Chief Superintendent Victor Oduro Abrokwa, the Nkoranza South Divisional Police Commander has said. In an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at Nkoranza, the Police Commander said the deaths comprised 15 males and 6 females but the accidents involved 21 commercial and 10 private vehicles.

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The National COVID-19 Trust Fund has appealed for support, from corporate Ghana to enable it extend help to the vulnerable in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. The appeal was made by Justice Sophia A.

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ldquo;What the census allows us to do is not just the opportunity to collect data at the locality level. hellip;Beyond that, it gives us the opportunity to count every structure in the economy and this gives us enormous resources to better understand the living conditions of Ghanaians and better still to address the housing deficit that we have in the country.

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Two advocacy groups, Good Governance Advocacy Group, Ghana (GGAGG) and Communal Labour Forum (CLF) have called for the rejection of the former Western Regional Minister, Hon. Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah by the Appointments Committee of Parliament.

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The Minister-designate of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Sarah Adwoa Safo, has taken a bold stance against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in Ghana. Taking her turn before Parliament rsquo;s Appointments Committee for vetting on 17 February 2021, the Member of Parliament for the Dome-Kwabenya constituency stated that the controversial issue of LGBTQI is unlawful and has no place in Ghana rsquo;s cultural setting.

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