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We’ll chase out teachers who defy ongoing strike – U/E NAGRAT

National President of NAGRAT, Eric Angel Carbonu The Upper East Regional branch of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) says it will chase out its members who defy its ongoing strike. NAGRAT is currently on an indefinite strike over pertinent issues including promotions, reinstatement and upgrading of its members. …

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51-year-old trader takes advantage of Free SHS

Comfort Nutsugah, a 51-year old trader, has taken advantage of government’s Free Senior High School Policy to further her education. Ms. Nutsugah, a mother of six, who sells used clothing after school hours, is a first-year General Arts Student of the Keta Senior High Technical School in the Volta Region. She is …

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Katanga Hall conversion: Government eats humble pie

Government has succumbed to pressure from various bodies in protest against the conversion of the University Hall otherwise known as Katanga Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) into a mixed hall. The decision by the Governing Council of the University last year was met with …

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Keep Katanga as all-male hall – Govt to KNUST Council

The government has urged the authorities of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to maintain University (Katanga) Hall as an all-male hall of residence. Education Minister Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh said while the running of the university is the sole preserve of the university’s council, it is …

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Another Headmaster sacked for ‘sabotaging’ Free SHS

The Headmaster of Donkokrom Senior High School, John Mensah Dzokoto, has been sacked by the Ministry of Education through the Ghana Education Service. The Headmaster was transferred from Klo Agogo Senior High School in the Yilo Krobo Municipality to Donkokrom in the Afram Plains North District of the Eastern Region …

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Outrage as government snubs ‘Conti’ in Katanga reversal letter

There’s anger from former residents of Unity Hall (Conti) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) after a government letter “prevailing” on the authorities of the University to reverse University Hall back to an exclusive male residence conspicuously left them out. Former residents of the hall took …

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5 Katanga hall boys arrested

The Police in Kumasi have arrested five members of the University Hall, popularly known as Katanga. The students and some alumni had gathered at Maxima, few meters from KNUST campus, holding placards such as “We want our hall back’ and ‘Kum y3n pr3ko”. A team of police deployed to disperse …

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Govt inaugurates 17-member new UEW Governing Council

A 17-member Governing Council on Thursday was inaugurated for the running of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) following the expiration of the old council’s tenure. The 17-member Governing Council, chaired by Prof Obeng Mireku, consists of four government appointees, the Vice Chancellor of UEW, Rev Prof Afful-Broni and two …

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NAGRAT declares nationwide strike

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) of Ghana has declared a nationwide strike. NAGRAT said there are a lot of issues “negatively affecting the Ghanaian teacher” which must be addressed hence their decision to leave the classrooms as schools are about to re-open. “Notable, among the issues raised was …

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