Minister Seeks to 'Rid' Western Ghana of 'Homosexuals'

Ghana’s Western Region Minister, Paul Evans Aidoo MP has ordered the immediate arrest of all homosexuals in the country’s west. Aidooo has tasked Ghana’s Bureau of National Investigations and security forces to round up the country’s gay population and has called on landlords and tenants to inform on people they suspect of being homosexuals. “All efforts are being made to …

Lords Want Teachers to Be Trained in Dealing with Homophobia

Teachers should be given more training to deal with anti-gay bullying, the House of Lords heard yesterday. Responding to questions, schools minister Lord Hill of Oareford agreed that teachers should be trained to spot signs of homophobic bullying and that changes to Ofsted’s remit would give the school inspection body more time to look for such issues. He said: “We …