The law defines unnatural carnal knowledge as “sexual intercourse with a person in an unnatural manner or with an animal.” - Ghana:- Reggae star Blakk Rasta says being gay is "a mental/genetic disorder" (2011).- Ghana Drive to Limit Same-Sex Marriage Paves way for Gay Criminalization (2010).
There are so many ways to make a difference and explore one of Africa’s most peaceful, beautiful countries.Ghana is one of Africa’s safest, most peaceful countries - and an excellent place to volunteer abroad.When you visit Ghana, you’ll be exposed to 40 different languages in the country’s 10 regions, hundreds of animal species throughout Ghana’s national parks, and so much more.He’s published 5 collections of poetry and some of these collections are accompanied with audio of the poems in Ewe – his native language.Anyidoho has won many awards for his poetry like the Ayi Kwei Armah is a highly acclaimed Ghanaian novelist, poet and pan-African.Being a lover of African literature and literature of the diaspora, I find that Ghanaian authors and their work aren’t as popular as Kenyan, South African, Nigerian or Zimbabwean literature.is a series that highlights and celebrates various Ghanaian writers and their work. I hope your TBR lists grow once you take the time to appreciate these writers and their work through the series.Armah’s work is known to critically examine moral integrity that exists between the past and present, with poetic energy.A Note from Ghana to Homosexuals: “Go Elsewhere” (2011): As you pass through immigration at Accra International Airport, before you reach the baggage claim, there is a sign which reads “Welcome!! Homosexuality is socially and legally unacceptable in Ghana. The tone of the seemingly friendly sign changes abruptly, however, when you read the note highlighted in red below the greeting: “Ghana does not welcome paedophiles and other sexual deviants.” The sign then proceeds to assert that Ghana “imposes extremely harsh penalties on such sexually aberrant behavior,” and that if you happen to be one of these sexual deviants, then you should “go elsewhere” for “everybody’s good.” In Ghana, “sexually aberrant behavior” includes homosexuality, and for that matter any kind of sexuality other than heterosexuality.It is lumped together with bestiality in Section 104 of Ghana’s criminal code, otherwise known as the “Unnatural Carnal Knowledge” law.