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Barring Health Officials from Active Party Politics, justified?

  I read with dismay a circular dated 13 th April, 2023, authored and circulated by the Ministry of Health to directorates, institutions and affiliate bodies under the Ministry. The Ministry’s directive is simply to remind these institutions that it has seen some Senior Staff in the Health Sector engaging in active partisan political activities. And that the Ministry is warning those Senior Staff to abreast themselves of the under listed guidelines and sanctions attached thereon, which guidelines and sanctions were culled from the Human Resource Management Policy and Manual for the Ghana Public Services particularly at pages 104 to 105: i.                    A Public Servant shall not openly participate in partisan political activities, seek political office whilst still in the public service or use Government facilities, equipment or resources to assist any candidate seeking elected political office. ii.                  A Public Servant shall not act in a manner or assume a posi


    Whilst sex is a very important part of humanity, it also has calamitous consequences when it happens wrongly. This article is not intended to look at spiritual or medical consequences of sex but rather the legal consequences of sex when not done right in Ghana. So, in effect, I shall be taking you through some offences in Ghana which can be classified as sexual offences.     Rape seems to be the commonest sexual offence known by many people. But even so, there is a very widely accepted wrong impression, that rape is forceful or violent sex with a woman. This article will try to explain what rape really is, and its consequences. It shall also explore some other sexual offences such as Defilement, Carnal Knowledge, Indecent Assault, Unnatural Carnal Knowledge, Incest, Householder permitting Defilement of a child, Procuration, Seduction or Prostitution of a child under sixteen, and Compulsion of Marriage .   RAPE Rape is a very serious offence because, when a person is c


In the year 2018, the investigative Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas sued the controversial lawmaker Kennedy Agyepong for defamation and claimed GHC 25 Million from him. Judgement was given by his Lordship Eric Baah Justice of the Court of Appeal sitting as a High Court Judge on Wednesday 15th March, 2023 and dismissing the claims by Anas. Please read below the full judgment below.  INTRODUCTION This, no doubt, is a judgment on a mammoth case. It is so by reason firstly of the personalities involved, secondly by the nature of the issues around which the case revolves and thirdly, by reason of the expected wide reach of the accusations of the defendant and the responses by the plaintiff resulting in this suit, ‘’ thanks’ ’ to modern media and communication systems. The plaintiff and defendant are national figures of varied degrees of reputation and popularity. It cannot be doubted that a stain on the reputation of the plaintiff; if the accusations of defendant are untrue, unfair, and u