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February 4, 2018 7:19 AM 12-year-old debutant wins 2018 National Spelling Bee

A 12-year-old first-time contestant from the Ashanti Regional capital Kumasi, rose above 196 others to emerge as the winner of the 2018 National Spelling Bee held at the Accra Digital Centre yesterday [Saturday]. The winner, Shifa Amankwah-Gabbey from Nagie’s Angels Educational Centre burst into tears upon the realisation she had correctly spelt the championship 282

October 29, 2017 5:07 PM When NDC’s Asiedu Nketia presented award to NPP’s Kennedy Agyapong at RTP Awards

It became a charged atmosphere amid huge noise and cheers from the crowd Saturday night after the General Secretary of opposition NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia was called to present an award to NPP’s Kennedy Agyapong at the Accra International Conference Centre. In Ghana, one could easily referred to the two controversial politicians as rivals. But organizers 225

October 27, 2017 12:56 PM 4-year-old defilement: CDD pushes IGP to speed up probe, prosecution

The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) is calling on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to ensure the police service speeds up actions and processes to arrest and prosecute the 17-year-old suspect. The Center also has also called on the Gender, Children and Social Protection Ministry to, as a matter of urgency, reach out to the family of the victim 63

September 22, 2017 12:27 PM YEF Launches 11th Spelling Bee Championship

Young Educators Foundation, the Non-governmental Organisation responsible for The Spelling Bee, Ghana, yesterday [Tuesday] launched the 11th edition of the annual competition. The theme for this year’s Bee is ‘The relevance of the mother tongue in literacy’. The event, which took place at the Osu Presbyterian Church Hall, brought together different 87

September 20, 2017 8:21 AM Make local languages compulsory in tertiary institutions

The Member of Parliament for Korle Klottey, Dr Zanetor Rawlings says it is high time Ghanaian universities considered including a local language as part of its core courses. According to her, making a local language part of the minor courses in the university will encourage and get more people interested in learning more about their local language 34

August 12, 2017 9:16 AM World's oldest man and Holocaust survivor dies at 113

Israel Kristal's wife and two children were killed by the Nazis in Auschwitz during World War II. The world's oldest man who survived the Holocaust, Israel Kristal, has died in Israel, aged 113, according to local news reports. Kristal's death on Friday came a year after he was recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living man. Guinness 47

August 11, 2017 11:43 PM 64 pupils sail through to the finals of national spelling Bee

Sixty-four students have been selected as the semi-finalists in the on-going National Spelling Bee Completion and Quiz Contest held at Cape Coast on Thursday. The 8th Edition of the competition was keenly contested by about 200 refined spellers from over 50 primary and Junior High Schools (JHS) from the Ashanti, Volta and Greater Accra Regions 64

August 1, 2017 2:41 PM Construct Developmental Projects & Let's Compare The Cost

The Minority in Parliament has raised red flags over the mid-year budget review presented by Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta on the floor of Parliament on Monday. Former Deputy Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Ajumako Enyan Essiam, Cassiel Ato Forson has described the mid-year budget review as "asem bone" (bad news) budget. To him, the budget 37

June 2, 2017 3:36 PM National Spelling Bee Winner Cements Victory With ‘Marocain’

As the announcer offered his congratulations and the audience at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., roared, Ananya remained expressionless, except for the slightest lift in one cheek. She swayed from right to left, a movement that only stopped as her father, Vinay Sreekumar, rushed to the stage and gave her a bear hug. “It was a shock 104

June 2, 2017 12:14 PM U.S. National Spelling Bee Contest: 12-Year-Old Girl Wins $40k Prize

A late night showdown between a young girl and boy at the Scripps National Spelling Bee has landed a sixth-grader the championship title and $40,000 in cash and prizes. Winner twelve-year-old Ananya Vinay from Fresno, California, faced off against 14-year-old Rohan Rajeev, each correctly spelling heiligenschein, durchkomponiert, and sceloporus over 21 championship 21