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‘Promising’ young Abanga Jackson flown to parliament, earns scholarship and MORE

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 10:10 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Media

A young village boy in an ‘unknown’ school from one of the Three Northern Regions of Ghana whose primary school manifesto reading video went viral on social media has earned a scholarship from a US-based philanthropist, including several textbook rewards and autobiographical books and a call up to parliament to observe session for a day […]

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University Of Zambia to Start Offering Courses in Witchcraft

Posted: June 12, 2018 at 10:11 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, LifeStyle

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has given the University of Zambia US$340,000 to develop a Degree Programme to train students in witchcraft. The training in what is referred to as Intangible Cultural Heritage will commence with the first intake comprising of 20 students. The Zambia National Commission for UNESCO has explained […]

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School Feeding Programme to source products from local factories set up under 1D1F

Posted: June 11, 2018 at 1:17 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) is to source its food products from local factories, established under the government’s one district, one factory (1D1F) initiative. Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia said this would help to sustain them on the path of growth. He made this known at Tumu in the Sissila East District, in the […]

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Proprietor fails to register 76 pupils for BECE after collecting 38,000 cedis

Posted: June 5, 2018 at 8:25 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education

At least 76 pupils of Prince of Peace Junior High School (JHS) were left red-faced after they were turned away from the 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) after their proprietor failed to register them despite collecting registration fees. One hundred and fifty-one pupils paid 500 cedis each to a proprietor who collected 75,000 cedis. […]

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“FUNDING FREE SHS THE MOST EQUITABLE USE OF OIL REVENUES” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO.

Posted: May 17, 2018 at 6:52 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Featured, Politics

The President of The Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the use of some of the country’s oil revenues to fund the Free Senior High School policy, which is guaranteeing all Ghanaian school-going school access to senior high school education, is most appropriate. According to President Akufo-Addo, “We are using some of the income from […]

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Government rescues GHANASCO with GH¢ 410,389 accrued judgement debt

Posted: May 12, 2018 at 1:27 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

The Government of President Nana Addo Dankwa  Akufo-Addo has rescued Ghana Senior High School (GHANASCO) from a judgement debt, which was threatening to collapse one of the enviable schools in the Northern regional capital of Tamale. Properties of the school including vehicles had been attached based on a court order and were nearly auctioned as […]

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO LAUNCHES UNIVERSITY OF GHANA ENDOWMENT FUND

Posted: May 8, 2018 at 12:19 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Featured, Politics

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has launched the University of Ghana Endowment Fund, which is meant to provide additional funding and resources to enable the University improve upon the delivery on its mandate. Delivering an address at the event, held at the Great Hall of the University of Ghana, on Monday […]

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UNICEF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR COMMENDS PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO FOR FREE SHS

Posted: May 2, 2018 at 10:10 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics, World News

The Executive Director of the United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Mrs. Henrietta Holsman Fore, has commended the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the decision taken in September 2017 to introduce the Free Senior High School Policy. According to Mrs. Fore, “If I may pay homage to President Akufo-Addo, having free […]

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The women seeking rich older men to pay their university fees

Posted: April 12, 2018 at 11:32 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, LifeStyle, Relationship, World News

It’s been euphemistically referred to as “mutually beneficial, transactional dating” but is the growing world of “sugar daddy” relationships just a sanitised term for sex work? Freya is 22 and wearing jogging bottoms and a tatty T-shirt. She expresses herself unaffectedly and confidently. She decided to start sleeping with older men for money while she […]

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3 Ghanaian teenage girls get into Harvard, Yale and MIT

Posted: April 12, 2018 at 11:19 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education

With highly competitive admit rates of 4.59% for Harvard, 6.3% for Yale and 6.9% for MIT, young Katia Maame Dufie Osei and Afia Sarpong Frimpong (both of Wesley Girls’ High School) and Isabelle Quaye (Ghana International School) managed to find their way through thousands of applicants worldwide. What all these girls have in common is […]

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