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“DON’T SACRIFICE YOUR INTEGRITY FOR TODAY’S HEADLINE” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO TO JOURNALISTS

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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“PREPARE FOR INCREASED STUDENT POPULATION” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO TO UNIVERSITIES

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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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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Universities Presidential Charter process being expedited – President

Posted: June 24, 2018 at 11:37 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday disclosed that Government is taking steps to expedite the process for granting Presidential Charters to tertiary institutions in the country. He said the undue period associated with the granting of a Presidential Charter for both public and private universities, would be a thing of the past as Cabinet […]

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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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