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February 13, 2018 6:00 AM Thumbay group of Dubai calls on the first lady

The Thumbay Group of Dubai led by Thumbay Moideen, has paid a courtesy call on the First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, after they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with Ghana’s Ministries of Health and Education for the establishment of a Medical University and Teaching Hospital in the Greater Accra Region. Dr. Vinod Abraham indicated 50

February 12, 2018 1:30 PM Cabinet approves strategic plan for technical education

Cabinet has approved a five-year strategic plan to transform Technical and Vocational, Education Training (TVET) across the country. Under the plan, all public pre-tertiary and tertiary TVET institutions with delivery fragmented under 15 Ministries, will be realigned under the Ministry of Education. As part of efforts to transform the country’s Technical 31

February 2, 2018 8:38 AM Nana Addo leaves Ghana for educational conference in Senegal

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has left Ghana for Senegal to attend a global education conference. His attendance is upon the invitation of that country’s president, Macky Sall, and French President, Emmanuel Macron. President Akufo-Addo will be accompanied by the Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, and Education Minister, Matthew Opoku 37

February 1, 2018 5:27 PM Rihanna ‘not welcome in Senegal’ – Religious groups

Pop star Rihanna is due to appear at a high-level summit in Senegal tomorrow but a religious association have declared her persona non grata, reports Jeune Afrique (in French). “No to Freemasonry and Homosexuality”, an association of around 30 religious groups in Senegal, accuse the singer of using masonic symbolism and being a member of the so-called 37

January 27, 2018 3:11 PM Czech president Zeman wins second term

Czech President Milos Zeman has won a second five-year term in office following a tight run-off vote against rival Jiri Drahos. Mr Zeman, a pro-Russia and strident opponent of immigration, took 52% of the vote, narrowly beating Mr Drahos, a pro-EU academic with no prior political experience, Czech television reports. Saturday’s ballot was the second 62

January 22, 2018 2:14 PM Free SHS: Ghc35.9m released to schools for 2nd term

The Ministry of Education has released GHc 35.9 million to public second cycle schools under the Free Senior High School programme for initial operational and administrative cost for the second term of the 2017/2018 academic year. Speaking to Citi News, the Head of Communications at the Free SHS Secretariat, Josberta Gyan Kwakye, said the amount would 64

January 20, 2018 1:25 PM Parents accuse Awudome SHS of charging ‘illegal’ fees

Parents of students in Awudome Senior High School [AWUSCO], at Tsito in the Volta Region, are accusing school authorities of charging unapproved fees under the government’s Free Senior High School programme, thereby denying defaulters specific services in the school. Per the implementation of the Free SHS policy, government is to ensure that students 52

December 27, 2017 7:34 PM Jodeb Foundation donates to Bewase community

The Chiefs and people of Bewase, a farming community in the Akwapem North District of the Eastern Region, have called on the government, and non-governmental organizations to assist the community build a public toilet facility. According to them, this will help address the problem of open defecation in the area. They made the appeal when an NGO, Jodeb 56

December 17, 2017 9:52 AM BoG builds two-storey classroom block for Tamale school

Ghana’s Central Bank has constructed two-storey building for Tamale’s premier public English/Arabic school, Nuri Islam located at Warizyehi in the Tamale Metropolitan Area. The modern edifice has eight classrooms and other ancillary facilities such as a toilet, urinal, a staff common room and an office for the headmistress. Professor Amin Alhassan 185

December 16, 2017 6:12 PM Wassa Amenfi chief backs Western Region split

The paramount chief for the Wassa Amenfi Traditional Area, Tetrete Okuamoah Sekyim II has endorsed the proposals to split the Western Region. Speaking at the third public consultative exercise held by the nine-member Commission of Enquiry at Wassa Akropong in the Wassa Amenfi East District, Tetrete Okuamoah Sekyim II explained that the move will fast-track 35