Now that’s a Sh*thole!

Girls are banned from crossing a river while they are menstruating – or if it is a Tuesday – on the orders of a ‘river god’ in Ghana

Girls in Ghana have been banned from crossing a river while having their period after a command was reportedly given by the waterway’s ‘god’.

The divine order also forbids girls crossing the River Ofin in the Ashanti region of the African country on Tuesdays.

It means that half the children in the area – the Upper Denkyira East district – are likely to lose time at school as a consequence.

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  • Drunk by Noon ✓

    Try to keep in mind that Ghana is one of the LEAST screwed up African countries in Sub Saharan Africa.
    Yeah, really!
    Afric only gets worse than this. Much worse.

  • clownloach

    Spirits and demons from ancient mysticism keeps coming to mind.What else could it be?

    • Linda1000

      Bad juju, the dark side of voodoo, reading the smoke and casting the bones.

      Black Magic Woman – Great song by Santana.

      https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=95kCv10duFw

    • Tooth&Claw

      Well women do bleed for a week and they don’t die. That’s a miracle in their books.

  • ontario john

    Does the word shithole come to mind.

    • clownloach

      Very succinct .

  • canminuteman

    There is one comment on the Daily Mail story and it’s 11 hours old. The censors must have been busy with that one.

    • Drunk by Noon ✓

      I know, and it has almost 400 upvotes, and no other posts.

  • Clausewitz
  • The Buddhist Butterfly

    What a shithole country.

  • The Buddhist Butterfly

    Mel Lastman tried to warn us about Africa, but we didn’t listen.

  • andycanuck

    And yet the nature-worshipping Animists are still better than Moslems.

    • Editor

      Definitely a lot less of the “kill the infidel” thing.

  • Watchman

    Fake News: Imams point to the Red Sea as justification for the ban.

  • DMB

    Obama’s father came to America from Africa to learn the “white man’s magic”. I guess it must have been to get a white American woman pregnant.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fItxli7-uU0