If David Cameron is dreaming to see a day when Ghana will see its first gay “marriage”, he should think again. The bad news for Cameron is that the government of Ghana foresaw this coming. A cabinet Minister is reported to have said earlier this year that Ghana would soon see a high powered delegation to the shores of the country to lobby the government to soften its stance on gay rights in exchange of more aid. And that the government response would be take your money and we would take our hunger. David Cameron might find some friends from other African countries who will join his crusade but surely Ghana wouldn't be one on this issue. Ghana is left behind in some many things but gay rights is one thing Ghana would be proud to have been left behind in its advancement.
Ghana government does not persecute gay people, no one has been tried in any law court for being gay in Ghana. The debate so far is that the Ghanaian society frowns upon gay; the society feels that its unnatural and doesn't fall in line with its tradition, and if that is bad news for Mr.David Cameron so be it. It’s the same David Cameron who wishes to have British Bill of Rights to replace the European Human Rights because the latter doesn’t benefit the British society. Just what benefit does David Cameron think Ghana will get from legalising gay “marriage”? I can think of the £36 million UK aid, but if you poll Ghanaians on this issue I believe greater per cent of Ghanaians would love to go hungry or school under tree than to receive £36 million in exchange of gay rights.