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March 22, 2018 3:04 PM Lancaster University Ghana appoints new Provost

Lancaster University Ghana has announced the appointment of Professor Anthony Jarvis as its new Provost and Chief Academic Officer. Professor Anthony Paul Jarvis holds an Honours degree in History and Political Science from Monash University in Melbourne Australia, and a D.Phil. from Oxford University, England, and is now responsible for the academic 22

March 19, 2018 7:51 AM Rethink stance on mobile phone use in SHS – Ken Ashigbey

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Telecommunications Chamber, Ken Ashigbey, has called on the Ghana Education Service (GES), to reconsider its stance against the use of mobile phones in Senior High Schools. Speaking at the 87th Speech and prize-giving Day celebration of the St Augustine’s College in Cape Coast on Saturday, Mr. Ashigbey said mobile 37

March 14, 2018 6:40 AM Fake Military officer in Bawumia’s security detail arrested in Kumasi

Police in the Ashanti Region have detained a 23-year old man after he was arrested by the Vice President’s Security detail at the Kumasi Airport on 11th of March, 2018. Sissy Ibrahim, who is claiming to be a student of the University of Ghana, Logon, was dressed in a Military uniform when he was arrested. The suspect was sent to the Manhyia Police station 31

March 13, 2018 1:40 PM Cape Coast: Christ the King students protest encroachment on school lands

The students, who had wore red armbands on Tuesday, said they do not feel safe because they have received death threats from some of the encroachers. “We are demonstrating because the school is not safe. Not long ago, a student was threatened by some community guys that if the headmistress does not stop protecting the school, they are going to kill the students 34

March 11, 2018 9:00 AM Aburi Girls’ Prisca Amponsah wins Young Debaters competition

Prisca Amponsah, a student of Aburi Girls SHS, emerged victorious at yesterday [Saturday]’s Young Debaters competition held in Accra. The Final round had the 10 speakers battle it out for the ultimate price of representing Ghana in the International Public speaking competition to be held in the United Kingdom(UK). Papa Nyan Neizer from Presbyterian Boys’ 28

March 9, 2018 5:59 AM W/Region: Father jailed 15-yrs for raping daughter

A 45-year-old mason, who was arrested for impregnating his biological daughter, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by the Tarkwa Circuit Court. Samuel Ansah had pleaded guilty to the charge of incest and was convicted on his own plea. The victim, a first-year Junior High School (JHS) student is carrying a two-month-old pregnancy. Assistant Superintendent 33

March 8, 2018 3:10 PM KETASCO gets award schemes for mathematics and economics students

An old student of Keta Senior High School (KETASCO) Martin Ankrah, has launched an awards scheme aimed at rewarding and encouraging the school’s best students in Mathematics and Economics. Presenting the “Martin Ankrah Awards Scheme” to the school’s Headmaster, Mr. Ankrah said “an awards scheme such as this creates healthy competition among students 28

March 5, 2018 12:31 PM Police investigates death of Ofori Panyin SHS student

Police in the Eastern Region have commenced investigations into the death of a male student at Ofori Panin Senior High School (OPASS) in the Eastern Region, who was reportedly struck down by thunder on Sunday night. The deceased and his friend were in their dormitory when the thunder reportedly struck both of them. Eastern Regional Police Public Relations 29

March 3, 2018 2:47 PM US student ‘kills parents in dorm room’

Police in the US state of Michigan have arrested a student suspected of shooting dead his parents when they came to pick him up for spring break. James Eric Davis Jr is suspected of gunning down his mother and father in his dormitory a day after he went to hospital for a drug-related issue. The victims are Diva Davis, 47, and James Eric Davis Sr, 48, according 91

February 27, 2018 5:36 PM First Lady inducted as patron of SOS Children’s Village

The First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has been inducted as the patron of SOS Children’s Village Ghana at Community Six in Tema. The Village’s partnership with the office of the First Lady is to enforce its strategic 2030 initiative of improving the lives of children, which is in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. The partnership is also aimed 101