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The debate over gays and lesbian rights in Ghana is heating up, with both the ruling party, National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the main opposition National Patriotic Party (NPP) are calling for the holding of a stakeholders conference on the issue.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has described as “unacceptable” the falling standards in the quality of graduates coming out every year from schools at various levels in the country, vowing to address the problem.
Security has been reinforced around Churches across the northern Nigerian state of Kano and other northern states, as Christians marked the Easter celebration in a low key fashion amidst tension sparked by post election violence.
As Christians across the world celebrate “Good Friday” as part of their Easter celebration, Ghana's President John Attah Mills has used his speech to mark the occasion to preach peace, unity and stability in his country and war torn countries.
Chieftaincy remains a key cultural and political institution in Sierra Leone.