Defence Minister Dominic Nitiwul is to appear before Parliament next week to tell the House what urgent safety measures are being put in place to protect the journalist who recorded the recent military brutalities in Wa.
• A new anti-gay bill is before Parliament
• The bill aims to make the practice of homosexuality illegal
• Here are a few highlights of the bill
A new Private Member's Bill before Parliament, titled "The Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values, Bill 2021," seeks to make the practice of homosexuality illegal.
Former Black Stars and Fulham player John Paintsil says the incidents of alleged match-fixing that rocked the Ghana Premier League recently can be attributed to the financial challenges the clubs are facing.
• Some five doctors have refused postings to the North East region
• This, the regional minister has said, is worrying
• He complained that only one of the doctors came around to tour health facilities there and has since not returned
Since the news of some five doctors rejecting postings to the North East region, the regional minister, Yidana Zakaria, has expressed great concern about the situation especially since only one of them came around to tour health facilities
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to take action to address the high cost of COVID-19 tests in many jurisdictions and urged flexibility in permitting the use of cost-effective antigen tests as an alternative to more expensive PCR tests.
• A researcher says the new bill before Parliament to make homosexuality illegal will make sex in its entirety illegal
• Oliver barker-Vormawor says the bill was also poorly written
• The bill is being led by Ningo Prampram lawmaker, Sam George
Should the bill before Parliament seeking to make the practice of homosexuality an illegal act be passed, it will make the practice of sex in its entirety, illegal, Oliver Barker-Vormawor has said.
• Some journalists have been involved in an accident in the Ashanti region
• They were travelling with the regional minister, Simon Osei Mensah
• One of the journalists said the accident happened from the carelessness of another driver trying to overtake their car
An accident involving some journalists travelling with the Ashanti regional minister, Simon Osei Mensah, has left eight (8) of them with various degrees of injuries.