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Posted: October 5, 2018 at 9:36 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

Joshua Akamba’s derelict campaign to climb up to the National Organizer position of the NDC is having a telling effect on him, leading him to incite innocent but unsuspecting students to attack President Akufo-Addo as well as Joseph Dindiock Kpemka, the MP for the area who is also a Deputy Attorney General. On his campaign […]

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Buffer Stock Company blacklists 70 food suppliers under free SHS policy

Posted: October 4, 2018 at 12:44 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

The National Food Buffer Stock Company has revoked the licences of 70 food suppliers to schools under the free senior high school (SHS) policy. The affected suppliers either supplied poor quality food items or were unable to supply food items to the schools as expected. Breakdown Currently, there are 562 suppliers, with the Ashanti Region […]

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Pass the Books. Hold the Oil.

Posted: September 30, 2018 at 10:50 pm   /   Articles, Education, Opinion

Thomas L. Friedman MARCH 10, 2012 EVERY so often someone asks me: “What’s your favorite country, other than your own?” I’ve always had the same answer: Taiwan. “Taiwan? Why Taiwan?” people ask. Very simple: Because Taiwan is a barren rock in a typhoon-laden sea with no natural resources to live off of — it even […]

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Second Lady Samira donates books on Int’l Literacy Day

Posted: September 12, 2018 at 6:49 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

The Second Lady Samira Bawumia has donated books to schools in the Wenchi and Techiman Municipalities in the Brong Ahafo region. Ten schools benefited from her benevolence under the auspices of her not-for-profit organization – the Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP). Announcing the package to the schools during the celebration of International Literacy Day, […]

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SHS graduate with 7A’s unable to further education, appeals for assistance

Posted: August 23, 2018 at 11:34 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education

The hope of a 22-year-old SHS graduate continuing her education to become a medical doctor hangs in the balance due to financial difficulties. Ms Gifty Ama Djabanor, the daughter of a small-scale chop bar operator, passed her West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in 2017 with 7A1s and a B3, but serious financial challenges […]

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President Akufo-Addo speaks at the congregation ceremony


Posted: August 7, 2018 at 9:58 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Featured, Opinion

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged journalists and media practitioners across the country take a second look at the power they wield, and the responsibility they owe society, with a view to ensuring that they do not sacrifice integrity and the future of our societies for today’s headline or breaking […]

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President Akufo-Addo exchanging plessantries with members of faculty


Posted: August 2, 2018 at 12:15 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Featured, Politics

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says one of the most important, immediate challenges that will confront Universities across the country will be the dramatically increased population of students, who will be seeking admission in some two years, as a result of the Free Senior High School policy. Speaking at the investiture […]

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Gov’t To Introduce ‘Digital Classroom’ Programmes

Posted: July 31, 2018 at 7:41 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Education has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Real Studios Limited, an ICT company to implement the Digital Education System (DES). The initiative combines hardware, software and digital media to transform the education sector in Ghana from analog to digital, using electronic reading devices backed by […]

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Laboratory technicians advised to uphold ethics

Posted: July 23, 2018 at 11:47 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Health

Tamale, July 23, GNA – The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists has advised students in the field to uphold moral and ethical values as they transition into the world of work to ensure improved health care delivery. Mr Patrick Nsobila Asebgu, Northern Regional Chairman of Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists, who gave the […]

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STudents at the durbar grounds

8,000 More Teachers To Be Employed For 2018/19 Free SHS – Akufo-Addo

Posted: July 23, 2018 at 11:03 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the 2018/2019 academic year is expected to see a double of enrolment figures at the senior high school level due to the free education policy. At its implementation in 2017/2018, 90,000 more students were enrolled across various SHSs in the country, records show. “This year, the number will be […]

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