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KNUST beats UG, ‘Ibadan’ to claim top spot in West Africa

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been adjudged the best University in Ghana and West Africa. The Ashanti Region-based university also came 14th on the African continent and 706th out of selected 1,500 best universities worldwide. It displaced two of West Africa’s prestigious tertiary institutions, the University …

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Avoke loses reinstatement suit against UEW

The Cape Coast High Court has dismissed a suit challenging the legitimacy of the Vice-Chancellor of University of Education (UEW) Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni by his predecessor Professor The suit was filed by six dismissed administrative staff of the university led by former Vice-Chancellor Prof.Mawutor Avoke. The six had sought among …

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UEW VC Afful-Broni in fresh trouble

Rev Prof. Afful-Broni, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba has found himself in fresh trouble as pressure has begun to mount on the University Council to remove him. This because the Member of Parliament for the Effutu constituency in the Central Region, Alexander Kwamena Afenyo-Markin, has written to …

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30 students quarantined by health officials at PRESEC Legon

Some 30 students of the Presbyterian Boy’s Secondary School (PRESEC) at Legon in Accra have been quarantined by health officials. This is after some students reported to the school’s clinic complaining of headaches and general weakness. There are claims that the development is another case of a Flu outbreak but …

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Double-Track: Over 1400 SHS students pregnant – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has alleged that the double-track system being implemented by the Education Ministry has caused a lot of teenage pregnancies among female students nationwide. According to the Minority, over 1400 female students have been impregnated since the double-track system was implemented in September 2018. The NDC MPs …

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I’ve no regrets in implementing Free SHS – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has reiterated that he has no regrets whatsoever for implementing the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme despite the huge cost involved. According to him, it is better to invest the country’s scarce revenues in the future generations than for a few politicians to mismanage them. He …

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Free SHS saved me from fishing – 12-year-old student

A 12-year-old General Science student of the Akatsi Senior High Technical School in the Akatsi South District of the Volta Region has paid glowing tribute to the Free Senior High School policy, saying, but for the policy, he might have been fishing on the Volta lake. Master Gadausu Emmanuel who …

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Ghana to export teachers after licensure exams – NTC hints

The National Teaching Council (NTC) says Ghana will be able to fully export professional teachers to countries where their services are needed after the teacher licensure exam certificate takes full shape. In November last year, the Ministry of Education, disclosed that Ghana had begun processes to export trained teachers to …

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