Stakeholders in the fight against child and forced marriage in Ghana have expressed concern about failure by authorities to prosecute perpetrators of child marriages because existing laws criminalize the practice.
Gender Studies Rights Documentation Center (GSRDC) and MIHOSO International, Non-Governmental Organisations are implementing a project to reduce early and forced marriages among adolescent girls in some parts of Brong-Ahafo Region.
President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday called on Ghanaians to denounce foreign activities and cultures that are alien, detrimental and inimical to development. He said Ghanaian culture abhors disrespect to elders, which unfortunately is becoming very common in Ghanaian platforms including the media arena.
The Anlo people of Southwest Ghana in the Volta Region today marked their history of migration and solidarity in a grand festival, Hogbetsotso or Hogbe za, at Anloga.
A police officer has appealed to parents to control their anger and must not go physical when scolding their children to avoid running into trouble with the law.
The chairperson of the Eastern Regional Queen mothers Association, Nana Adutwumwaa Dokua, has advised traditional authorities to document their lands to enable them to know the exact boundaries of their lands.
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu the Second, has asked chiefs to uphold the truth and work together with their people to bring development to the communities.
Edem Agbeviadey, a popular Ghanaian Hiplife/Afropop musician, was arrested on Monday by the Tema Police for a road traffic offence.
Nana Kwaw Fosu III, Chief of Breman Jamra, has said people living in the community who indulged in sorcery should stop because such activities did not bring development.
The whole world especially Africans are mourning with the Manhyia Palace for the passing away of an paramount Queen mother, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem of Asanteman.