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The Ghanaian Immigration Service Is Denying Candidates With Bleached Skin and Stretch Marks

The organization claims that they’ve done so to prevent candidates from “bleeding during strenuous activities.”

The Ghanaian Immigration Service (GIS) has barred candidates with bleached skinned and stretch marks from taking part in a major employee recruitment, stating that candidates with either could potentially bleed during strenuous activity, reports BBC Africa.

The motion also disqualifies people with dread locks, tattoos, and bowed legs from participating.

“The kind of work we do, it’s strenuous and the training is such that if you have bleached skin or surgical marks on your body during training exercises, you may incur some bleedings,” said Superintendent Michael Amoako-Attah, to BBC Pidgin.

Many on social media have criticized the decision, calling it arbitrary and sexist—though its worth noting that both men and women bleach and get stretch marks—and overtly discriminatory.

The specific rule about stretch marks has garnered the most responses so far.


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Homosexuality in Ghana due to bad parenting – Counsellor Lutterodt

Controversial Counsellor George Lutterodt has attributed homosexuality to bad parenting.

In an exclusive interview with PrimeNewsGhana, Counselor Lutterodt noted parenting has been relegated to the background and placed on autopilot as parents concentrate on making more money.

This makes children very vulnerable to outside influences especially at a time where there is an assimilation of foreign cultures. Eventually, the parents lose control of the children.

He cautioned parents to raise their child in a manner that will make them useful to the country rather than just rearing them with no plan and focused future.

Masturbation gives rise to homosexuality

The counsellor in his submission said we turned to raise more homosexuals without knowing.

To him, most affected are the younger ones at the boarding schools who engage in masturbation without knowing the effect.

He insisted that the act of homosexuality is an insult to humanity.


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