Author Archives: Kwabena Boateng

Paedophilia a ‘sexual orientation – like being straight or gay’

Paedophilia is a “sexual orientation” like being straight or gay, according to a criminal psychologist. The idea that sexual attraction to children is an “orientation” is highly controversial as it suggests that offenders cannot change. But, writing on the Reddit networking website, the psychologist said it was possible to treat child sex abusers on “the understanding that the attraction may ...

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HOMOSEXUALITY: No amount of pressure will change our stance – Christian Council tells Akufo-Addo

The Christian Council of Ghana is demanding that government states in clear terms the country’s stance on homosexuality. This follows an indication given by President Akufo-Addo that the country’s position on the act could change if there is strong advocacy. For now, any act considered to be unnatural is considered by the country’s laws as illegal. Speaking to Aljazeera’s Jane Dutton the president ...

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Brief History of the Ghana Currency

Prior to independence, the issue of currency was the responsibility of the West African Currency Board (WACB). The West African pound, shillings and pence, constituted currency issued by the Board and was in circulation in Ghana until July 1958. First Issue of National Currency After Independence, the new monetary authority, the Bank of Ghana, issued its own currency in the ...

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The Black Presence in Early China

What of the African presence in early China? Have there been Black people in China? If so, what became of them? What happened to the Black people of early China? Are they still there? These are profound questions. Indeed, the African presence in China is perhaps the most challenging area of research within the broad realm of the African presence ...

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Deputy Governors of Bank of Ghana from 1957 to date

Data Source: Bank of Ghana

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Days of the week in Ewe

 

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Billionaire at 34? Forget short-term approach to becoming rich, says Mugo Kibati

Mugo Kibati This is according to Kenyan business leader Mugo Kibati. He said most African countries remain poor and underdeveloped because for the last 50 years many business people acquired wealth through the wrong means at the expense of national economic growth. Speaking at last week’s Under 35 Multimillionaire Economic Conference in Nairobi, Kibati urged the youth not to go ...

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Twi Alphabets

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Ananse stories

Why the Spider is bald Ananse and his Shadow Ananse and brother death Kweku Ananse and his Mother-in-Law Ananse and the Pot of Wisdom Why Ananse Has Eight Skinny Legs Kweku Ananse and His New Wife Ananse and the Birds Ananse and the Village People Kweku Ananse and Abebe the Grasshopper Ghanaian Story: Friends Forever Ghanaian Story: The Princess’s Wedding ...

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Full TEXT: Akufo-Addo’s speech at the Post AGM Private Sector Forum

Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com Date: 21-12-2016 Time: 05:12:10:pm The meeting was to lay bare his administration’s strategy for the private sector for the next four years and the president-elect did not disappoint as he rallied support of the private sector for government’s activities. SPEECH BY NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, PRESIDENT-ELECT OF THE REPUBLIC, AT THE POST-AGM PRIVATE SECTOR FORUM OF ...

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