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30,000 Gays And Lesbians Live In Ghana, 17% Living With AIDS – AIDS Commission 30,000 Gays And Lesbians Live In Ghana, 17% Living With AIDS – AIDS Commission

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30,000 Gays And Lesbians Live In Ghana, 17% Living With AIDS – AIDS Commission

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It’s becoming hard to acknowledge the increasing numbers of gays and lesbians in Ghana. The Ghana AIDS Commission put out the shocking numbers a few weeks ago. Due to the stigma attached to being HIV, a lot of these infected persons find it hard to “come out”.

The commission estimates 30,000 of these individuals living among us. Another scary numbers they put out includes the number of female prostitutes living with full blown AIDS. 25% to be exact. The commission has cautioned people who patronize these prostitute to approach with utter care and always wear a condom.

Being gay or a lesbian in Ghana is now an open secret. The LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and along with heterosexual) numbers in Ghana can be found in every facet of our society.

UNAIDS has lauded the country’s 1.6 prevalence rate and the systematic decline in new infections by 25% in 2011

Derrick Asare is an Editor for Xbitgh. He love Music, going to the movies, making friends, web designer, computer science major.

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Akufo-Addo directs arrest of GFA Boss over fraud

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The president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the arrest of the Chairman of the Ghana Football Association over fraud.

Kwasi Nyantakyi is believed to be engaged in some influence peddling using the name of the president.
The directive follows an investigative piece by ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.

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