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July 25, 2018 5:13 PM Education holds the key to success – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said Ghana will not realise the desired results unless the total education of the people becomes the central concern for all in the society. Societies like the United States of America (USA), Japan, South Korea, India Canada and China among others have prospered and continue to prosper, he said, because they saw education 412 4

April 3, 2018 6:00 AM 2nd Image Hair and Beauty Academy holds graduation ceremony [Photos]

Over 200 students graduated from the 2nd Image Hair and Beauty Academy at a brief ceremony on Saturday. The event, held at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra, had in attendance, the Minister for Tourism and Creative Arts, Catherine Afeku, among others. Addressing the graduates, the CEO of 2nd Image International, Nikki Boa-Amponsem, challenged them to put the skills 1338

April 2, 2018 4:21 PM UPSA GRASAG makes Easter donation to Christ Faith Foster Home

The University of Professional Studies’ (UPSA) Graduate Students Association (GRASAC), last Friday donated assorted items to Christ Faith Foster Home at Frafraha in Accra. The items included clothes, stationery, groceries, detergents and sanitary wear, among other things. The donation formed part of the group’s initiative to put smiles on the faces 1191

April 1, 2018 1:33 PM We’ll refund excess fees to final year students – CHASS

The Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS), has said it would refund all excess fees charged its final year students. This follows a directive by the Ghana Education Service (GES), to heads of public Senior High Schools to charge final year students only half of the third term fees for the 2017/2018 academic year. The General Secretary 630

March 30, 2018 9:26 AM Final year SHS students to pay half of third term fees – GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES), has directed that public Senior High Schools only charge final year students half of the third term fees for the 2017/2018 academic year. This is because the students, who will be sitting for the 2018 WASSCE examinations will spend only seven weeks in school instead of the full 14 weeks. A GES memo, sighted by Citi News, thus directed 486

March 29, 2018 12:53 PM Microsoft donates computers to ‘blackboard’ ICT Teacher’s school

Pupils of the Betenase M/A Junior High School (JHS) in the Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region will no longer have to learn Information Communication Technology (ICT) primarily from the chalkboard following an intervention by technology giant, Microsoft. The school gained the attention of a number of organizations after a picture of an ICT teacher 218

March 26, 2018 7:42 PM Schools are not brothels – NAPO slams teachers sleeping with students

Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has said his Ministry will take on any regional director of Education who fails to protect female students who are victims of sexual abuse by teachers in Senior High Schools across the country. The Minister indicated that boarding schools cannot be used as brothels by male teachers who usually engage in sexual 121

March 26, 2018 5:15 PM Abuse of Tramadol pain killer increases among Ghanaian youth [Report]

There is a growing trend of Tramadol abuse among Ghanaian youth in some parts of the country. Recent surveys have shown the drug is also used among market women, drivers, and in some cases, students. The abuse of Tramadol, a pain relief drug, according to medical experts, functions like heroin and can cause psychotic problems as well as damage vital 121

March 23, 2018 10:30 AM PEG Africa supports three rural communities in Volta Region

Three underprivileged communities in the Nkwanta South and Krachi East and West Districts of the Volta Region have benefited from PEG Africa’s lighting systems project. The communities Alokpatsa, Tokpo and Amewoyi are off the national grid, and this is negatively affecting the socio-economic livelihood of the people. The project which benefited the communities’ 329

March 22, 2018 9:30 AM School of Hygiene graduates will be employed after clearance – Ato Arthur

The Local Government Service says it will be unable to employ some five hundred unemployed School of Hygiene graduates until it receives financial clearance from the Finance Ministry. Graduates of the Schools of Hygiene across the country on Tuesday picketed at the office of the Head of Local Government Services and demanded to be posted. The students 113