The Advocacy Commission of the Rastafari Council, Ghana (RCG) wishes to express itsgratitude to Parliament and all stakeholders for successfully passing the Narcotics Bill for theindustrial cultivation of hemp. The bill recognizes the medicinal value of hemp and itseconomic benefits in the area of job creation. According to experts if managed well thecannabis industry in… Continue reading Advocacy Commission expresses gratitude to parliament for passing NACOC Bill
The Advocacy Commission of the Rastafari Council of Ghana, RCG, calls on law enforcement agencies especially the Police to heed the advice of the ex-Narcotics Control Commission Executive Secretary, Dr. Yaw Akrasi Sarpong, on the implementation of the Narcotics Control Commission Act 2020, Act 1019. We wish to iterate that the Act, passed in March… Continue reading RCG CALLS ON POLICE TO PAY HEED TO DR. AKRASI SARPONG’S ADVICE
RCG SET FOR 8th NATIONAL CONFERENCE IN SUNYANI 27-02-2023 The Rastafari Council of Ghana, RCG, is all set to host the 8th National Rastafari Conference from 2-4 March, 2023, at Sunyani in the Bono Region. The theme for the 3-day gathering will be “Agriculture In Sustainable Development” and the keynote speaker will be the Deputy… Continue reading Rastafari Council Ghana set for 8th National Rastafari Conference in Sunyani
For Immediate Release RASTAFARI CONTINENTAL COUNCIL TO HOST SUMMIT AND TRADE EXPO IN GHANA 4-10-22 The Rastafari Continental Council (RCC), will host its impending continental summit and the All Africa Rastafari Gathering (AARG) trade expo from 1-4 November, 2022, at the Kweku Andoh Sustainability Institute (KASI), Liate Wote, in the Volta Region of Ghana. The… Continue reading RASTAFARI CONTINENTAL COUNCIL TO HOST SUMMIT AND TRADE EXPO IN GHANA
The Rastafari Council, Ghana (RCG) strongly condemns the recent assassination attempt on the life of radio personality and musician, Ahmed Abubakar aka Blakk Rasta. The attempt which occurred at the premises of Zylofon on January 5, 2021, ended in the arrest of the perpetrator. The Council will like to urge the Ghana Police Service to… Continue reading PRESS STATEMENT ON ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT ON BLAKK RASTA
“Until the philosophy which holds one race superior and another inferior, is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned, there will be wars everywhere” …His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I. As the king of kings said a long time ago, wars that are occasioned by man’s inhumanity to man have become the bane of our world.… Continue reading TIME TO END RACIAL PROFILING, DISCRIMINATION AND BRUTALITY IN AMERICA, Statement by Rastafari Continental Council (RCC) on the tragic death of George Floyd.
The Rastafari Council of Ghana under the auspices of its Advocacy Committee, on Monday, April 20th held the 2nd national cannabis conference. The conference which was hosted on the Council’s Facebook page by the Maiden Voyage Frequency TV (MVF TV) in accordance with the ban on social gatherings had over 250 participants from across the… Continue reading RASTAFARI COUNCIL OF GHANA HOLDS 2ND NATIONAL CANNABIS CONFERENCE, By Sena Dogbe
The sad news of the physical passage of a dearly beloved is unpretentiously painful and devastating, to say the least, more so when the ascended one is well-loved and highly respected. Yet, with unmitigated Thanksgiving and Praises in our hearts and mouths, we still give thanks for a worthy life spent in Jah Vineyards, spreading… Continue reading RCC MOURNS THE TRANSITION OF EMPRESS MAMA IJAHNYA CHRISTIAN
PRESS RELEASE 1st April 2020 The RCG in the light of the severity of the COVID-19 Pandemic encourages the government to, based on our bilateral relationship to invite Cuban Doctors as further pressure increases on our medical systems and personnel. The Council encourages the government to take this urgent step as a follow up to… Continue reading RASTAFARI COUNCIL, GHANA REQUESTS GOVERNMENT TO INVITE CUBAN MEDICAL BRIGADE TO HELP GHANA DEAL WITH THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC
On Friday 20th March 2020, the Parliament of the Republic of Ghana passed into law the Narcotics Control Commission Bill, 2019, which transforms the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) into a Commission with enhanced powers to control and eliminate trafficking of prohibited narcotic drugs. The enhanced status of the Commission will enable it to ensure public… Continue reading RASTAFARI COUNCIL GHANA APPLAUDS PARLIAMENT FOR PASSING THE NARCOTIC CONTROL COMMISSION BILL, 2019.