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FILED - The clown Kaala Knuffl holds balloons in a cemetery in Germany. She's not out of place here - Kaala Knuffl offers graveside services. Photo: Nicolas Armer/dpa

Germany’s only funeral clown just wants people to rethink death

(dpa) – In some cultures, death is not something to be feared or something unusual. German culture is not one of them. That's why Kaala...
International Trade Fair For Businesses

Businesses thrives on principles and not on religion – Economic Consultant

Becoming successful in business does not depend on your religion; it is about attitude, discipline and knowledge, Mr Stephen Boafo, a Business Consultant, has...
Alleged Witches in Malawi

Religion and Human Rights Abuses: Combating Islamic Extremism and Witch Persecution in Africa

Events in the past few months have compelled a rethink of the link between religion and human rights. Protests across the Muslim world over...

Our campaign discourse should be substantive and deliberative- President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has emphasized that the New Patriotic Party's (NPP) campaign communication for election 2020 should be devoid of ethnocentrism, religion,...

Imperative of Criticizing of Religion in Africa

Africa has been designated as a deeply religious society. An African scholar, John Mbiti described Africans as notoriously religious. He stated that religion permeated...
Fake News

Fake Neo-News: The Old Neo-Normal

“When a thousand people believe some made-up story for one month, that's fake news. When a billion people believe it for a thousand years,...
National Chief Imam

Ghanaian Muslims mark Eid-Ul-Fitr

The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, will lead Ghanaian Muslims in prayers as they climax this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr. The event would be held...

COVID-19: Common Sense Religion and Amnesia Concerning Afterlife

You may be wondering if a common-sense religion has a place for an afterlife. That is indeed a valid concern because life is a...

COVID-19 and Common-sense Religion

There is a new religion, a new world religion. This religion has suddenly taken over from various religions. This new religion is an umbrella...

Black Humanism: Religion and Emancipation of Youths in Africa

The seventh anniversary celebration of the Association for Black Humanists (ABH) deserves commendation because embarking on this myth-bursting and stereotype-shattering initiative has not a...
China and USA

China urges U.S. to stop interfering in it’s internal affairs under pretext of religion

China urges the United States to stop interfering in China's internal affairs under the pretext of religion, according to a spokesperson for the Chinese...

Life story of Nana Yaa Nyamaa Poduo II, a true image of biblical womanhood

In 2005, I was assigned to cover a story involving women in leadership and governance organised by the Global Media Foundation (GLOMeF), a Sunyani-based...

Don’t turn religion into gymnastic-Most Rev Boafo

The Most Reverend Dr Paul Kwabena Boafo, Chairman of the Christian Council of Ghana, has asked his fellow men and women of God not...

Religion, Science Can Bring Progress

Religion and science could serve as a joint instrument for progress, if a way is found for the two to compliment each other. "Science could...

Ohanaeze Ndigbo: When Presidency is not about Ethnicity or Religion

In a space of less than two weeks, the apex Igbo socio-cultural association, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has endorsed the presidential candidacy of the Peoples Democratic...

Religion, Culture Could Enhance Ghana’s Developmental Goals

A traditional ruler has called for effective collaboration between religion and traditional culture to promote acceptable socio-cultural and moral values in society. Nana Adu Ameyaw...

Why Religion— An Honest Response To Gombilla The Poet

This is an honest response to “Why I hate Religion” by Gombilla the poet.
 Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a55GtHx1oSQ But first, consider my response to the...

Parliament clerk backs churches to manage mission schools

The Clerk of Parliament, Mr. Emmanuel Anyimadu, has backed calls for the return of the management of mission schools to the churches.      ...

Prayers don’t solve anything, only hard work does

At my son's school it was science exhibition last Saturday. And one of the teachers narrated about a friend traveling from Nigeria to Dubai....
Expose Corruption

Churches urged to do more in fight against corruption

The Reverend Maxwell Yeboah, Director of Church Life and Nurture of the Sekyere Presbytery, has rallied the church to take centre stage in the...

Saint Nicholas Anglican church to construct US$3m evangelism facility

The Saint Nicholas Anglican Church in Tema Community 19 would soon construct a three-million-dollar events’ centre to generate funds to support evangelism. The one-storey building...
Pan African Women’s Ecumenical Empowerment Network

PAWEEN to give African women a voice

Women of African descent have made important contributions to the ecumenical movement and to their societies' sustainable development. However, their stories often remain untold...

Osodieme urges for preservation of religious peace in Anambra

Wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Chief (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano (Osodieme) has called for sustenance of the interdenominational harmony existing among Catholics, Anglicans,...

WCC conference seeks to end famine in the Horn of Africa

Countries in the Horn of Africa afflicted by droughts and war are facing famine which visits the region regularly leaving the United Nations and...

DRC and WCC hold talks in South Africa

For the World Council of Churches Commission (WCC) on Faith and Order, meeting in South Africa this year holds special significance. In 1960, a...

12 Year Girl And Aunt Tortured Over Witchcraft Claims

Ms. Ekwere who is married to a man in a small community in the main Eket town was lured by two emissaries who visited...

Gadangme Muslim Council installs regional Imam

The Gadangme Muslim Council (GMC), in collaboration with the Ahlussunna Wal Jamaa’a (ASWAJ) Muslim sect, has installed the Gadangme Ahlusunnah Chief Imam and his...

Multiple Assasination Attempts On Chief of Asikasu

Aftermath multiple assassination attempts on chief of Asikasu, a suburb of Asamankese in the Eastern Region, Barima Agyei Konadu Yiadom (II), information gathered by...

Nana Addo Must Come Up With Progressive Policies

“I believe most at-home accidents happen in the bathroom because our guardian angels give us our privacy” (Cathy L. Poulin). We have already argued that...

Do Ghosts Exist?

There are beliefs that during the festive season ghosts come out to shop, hence the congestion and massive traffic at Accra Central especially Makola...