Minister confirms UK will redirect aid, not cut it, for human rights violations

The UK government has confirmed plans to redirect aid away from overseas governments who fail to recognise human rights, but has said it will still ensure aid reaches those in need. Some African states reacted angrily to Secretary of State for International Development Andrew Mitchell’s comments that aid would be redirected away from governments to […]

Press Release on the British Prime Minister’s ‘Homosexuality Threat’ To Ghana

Ghana Coalition against homophobia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Accra, 03 November, 2011: The Coalition against Homophobia in Ghana (CAHG), the Gay and Lesbian Association of Ghana (GALAG) and other LGBT Networks in Ghana are surprised and in total shock at the increased interest by the UK government to withdraw aid to some African countries who are […]

Ghana AIDS Commission Statement on Homosexuality sparks hate speeches, condemnation and threats from religious, traditional and political leaders

A statement by The Coalition Against Homophobia in Ghana (CAHG) in response to a statement issued by the Ghana Aids Commission (GAC) The Coalition Against Homophobia in Ghana (CAHG) is deeply concerned about a statement issued by the Ghana Aids Commission (GAC), captured by the Daily Guide on Friday 3rd June 2011. This statement was […]

Ghana’s President says Government will not decriminalise homosexuality

According to the Ghana News Agency, President John Evans Atta Mills remarked that the government would not decriminalise homosexuality and LGBTI persons should “stop the practice.” The President made his remarks at a festival with the theme, “Promoting Our Cultural Heritage to Eradicate Social Vices.” He characterised homosexuality as “dehumanizing” and “inimical to the fundamental […]