UG Management rejects Proposal for Review of Grading System
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UG Management rejects Proposal for Review of Grading System

Management of the University of Ghana has denied a request from students asking for a review of the grading system for the second semester of the 2019/2020 academic year. The students were proposing that grade ‘A’ is pegged at 70% and the subsequent grades should reflect same consideration. In a petition from the Students Representative Council, they…

KTU SRC Calls for Resumption of Lectures for Final Year Students
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KTU SRC Calls for Resumption of Lectures for Final Year Students

Following the directive of the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, all final year students shall return to campus on Monday. 15th June 2020, to resume lectures the same day. A revised timetable for lectures has been prepared, taking into consideration the maximum number of students that can be in a lecture hall per the President…

KNUST Academic Board arranges for Final Year Students to Resume Lectures

KNUST Academic Board arranges for Final Year Students to Resume Lectures

The Academic Board of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST, has made arrangements for Final Year students to resume lectures. At a meeting in Kumasi, it was agreed by the Academic Board that some categories of final year students will be allowed back on campus to write their final examinations, while the rest…

The History of T.I Ahmadiyya Senior High School (Real AMASS)

The History of T.I Ahmadiyya Senior High School (Real AMASS)

T. I. Ahmadiyya Secondary School has grown from small beginnings to become one of the most respected Senior High Schools not only in Kumasi but in the Ashanti Region and indeed Ghana. The Schools has contributed greatly to the intellectual, moral and spiritual development of both Ghanaians and non Ghanaians and is today justifiably proud…

UG: Over 40,000 Students partake in E-learning Platform
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UG: Over 40,000 Students partake in E-learning Platform

Over 90% of students of the University of Ghana partook in the institution’s online learning programme despite the protests that it was greeted with when it was introduced in March. This is according to the University’s Pro Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic and Students Affairs, Prof. Nana Aba Appiah Amfo. Students, after University management…

Ghana to open its Borders to Final-year Foreign Students

Ghana to open its Borders to Final-year Foreign Students

The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says the government is prepared to reopen the country’s borders for final year foreign students who left Ghana to their home country amid the unexpected closure of schools over the novel coronavirus pandemic. The reopening of borders to only the final year foreign students is to enable them to…

GIJ orders Final Year Students with  NSS Registration Issues to submit details by June 26

GIJ orders Final Year Students with NSS Registration Issues to submit details by June 26

The Management of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) entreats all final year students who are having issues completing their NSS Registration to forward their details to academic Affairs on phone number 0269501772 for assistance. According to the Management, the deadline for submission is Friday, June 26, 2020. Details should include the following: 1. Full Name( Surname…

CEO of UG Medical Centre expresses support for Nursing Now Nightingale Challenge

CEO of UG Medical Centre expresses support for Nursing Now Nightingale Challenge

.. And from our CEO, ” I support the Nursing Now Nightingale Challenge because the campaign seeks to help raise the status of nursing in terms of their contribution towards the global ‘Health for all’ initiative by encouraging them to take their place in leadership positions as well as carry out research that will have…

Education Minister urges Institutions to help break the myths and taboos on Menstruation

Education Minister urges Institutions to help break the myths and taboos on Menstruation

The Minister for Education, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh has urged institutions in the country to join forces to change the myths and other social perceptions of menstruation. He said despite the novel coronavirus pandemic, there was a need to educate teenage girls about menstrual hygiene and help deal with various misconceptions. The Education Minister petitioned this…

Rawlings Commends Scholarship Secretariat for Localising Award Process

Rawlings Commends Scholarship Secretariat for Localising Award Process

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has in a meeting with the Registrar of the Scholarship Secretariat, Kingsley Agyemang and members of his management team, commended them for the decentralization of the scholarship process. He said the difficulty many deserving students suffer in their bid to obtain scholarships will be a thing of the past if…

Ghana Education Service Guidance And Counselling (G&C) Unit

Ghana Education Service Guidance And Counselling (G&C) Unit

Guidance And Counselling (G&C) Unit FUNCTIONS OF THE UNIT Guidance and Counselling is a support service that is aimed at helping individuals discover and develop their educational, vocational and psychological potentials and thereby achieve an optimal level of personal happiness and social usefulness.To achieve the above goal, the Unit performs the under listed functions within…

W/R: Zoomlion Ghana to Disinfect 1,180 Basic Schools and Facilities

W/R: Zoomlion Ghana to Disinfect 1,180 Basic Schools and Facilities

As part of efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic on school campuses ahead of school reopening, Zoomlion Ghana Limited in partnership with the Western Regional Coordinating Council (WRCC) will reportedly embark on a mass disinfection and fumigation exercise in the region, GNA has reported. The disinfection and fumigation exercise would benefit 13…

Ghana’s ‘Free SHS’ Policy – Good For The Girl Child

Ghana’s ‘Free SHS’ Policy – Good For The Girl Child

We congratulate the government of the New Patriotic Party for introducing Free Secondary Education Programme in Ghana this year; as it gives every child, especially girls, equal opportunity to have secondary education. The policy is commendable because it allows all qualified students, especially girls from poor homes to go to secondary school free of charge,…

Educational Institutions Get Ready to Re-open As Disinfection Exercises Takes place

Educational Institutions Get Ready to Re-open As Disinfection Exercises Takes place

Preparations are underway for the reopening of 16 tertiary institutions.There is currently a comprehensive strategy underway to disinfect the schools and make them safe and secure for reopening. The plan bills the 16 institutions for disinfection in the week to come. Meanwhile, in collaboration with Zoomlion Ghana Ltd, a disinfection exercise was carried out yesterday…

MoE and Zoomlion Ghana to embark on Nationwide Disinfection on June 15

MoE and Zoomlion Ghana to embark on Nationwide Disinfection on June 15

The Ministry of Education has engaged the waste management giant, Zoomlion Ghana Limited to as a matter of urgency disinfect all Universities, Colleges of Education and Nursing Training Colleges, SHSs, JHSs, and Basic schools before school reopens on June 15 this year. The Minister for Education, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh in his last press briefing assured that…

“A Worthwhile Achievement” – NIB to Education Minister

“A Worthwhile Achievement” – NIB to Education Minister

Such a laudable achievement in being selected as the sole recipient of the 2020 Harvard Ministerial Medal of Achievement Award, in recognition of your accomplishments as the Minister of Education since 2017 is worth mentioning and congratulating. Thereby, it cannot escape us today as we continuously stand in awe of your greatness. Honorable Dr. Matthew…

GNACOPS begins validating of private school owners for COVID-19 Alleviation Program

GNACOPS begins validating of private school owners for COVID-19 Alleviation Program

As part of the government’s effort to support Businesses amid the novel coronavirus pandemic through the COVID-19 Alleviation Program (CAP), the Ghana National Council of private schools (GNACOPS) has begun validating potential private school operators who have applied for support through the Council. According to a memo sighted by Georgeweb.org, the process is ongoing in all the…

District Private Schools Won’t Be Able to Re-open for Final Year Students – GNAPS Chairman

District Private Schools Won’t Be Able to Re-open for Final Year Students – GNAPS Chairman

Reverend Robert Seddoh, Chairman of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) in the Volta region’s South Tongu District, said it would be difficult for the district’s private schools to reopen for students in the final year to prepare for their final exams – due to lack of wage payment funds. In an interview…

NCCE Receives Support from The Presidency for Public Education on COVID-19

NCCE Receives Support from The Presidency for Public Education on COVID-19

The National Commission for Civic Education, NCCE, has received 50 Isuzu vehicles from the President, Nana Akufo Addo through the Office of the Chief of Staff to support the Commission’s public education campaign on COVID-19. In addition, a sum of Two Million, Five Hundred and Seventeen Thousand Ghana Cedis has been released to the Commission…

UG Balme Library to be Opened on June 15 to only Final Year Students

UG Balme Library to be Opened on June 15 to only Final Year Students

Re-opening of the Balme Library The Balme Library of the University of Ghana will resume work on 15th June, 2020 as indicated in the Registrar’s Communique titled: ‘UG Strategy to safely resume on-site academic work in the midst of COVID 19’ dated 3rd June, 2020. 1. The Balme Library will open to the public at…

Public Universities in Ghana Granted Clearance by Gov’t to Recruit Staff

Public Universities in Ghana Granted Clearance by Gov’t to Recruit Staff

Government has given clearance for public universities to recruit six thousand teaching and non-teaching staff.The granting of the financial clearance is to address human capacity challenges facing public universities. President Akufo- Addo announced this when he met Vice Chancellors of both public and private universities at the Jubilee House in Accra. The President also announced…

COVID-19: Accra City Campus (ACC) Library to Resume Work on June 15
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COVID-19: Accra City Campus (ACC) Library to Resume Work on June 15

Reopening of Accra City Campus Library Dear all, The Accra City Campus (ACC) Library will resume work on 15th June, 2020 as indicated in the Registrar’s Communique titled: ‘UG Strategy to safely resume on-site academic work in the midst of COVID 19’ dated 3rd June, 2020. The ACC Library will open to the public at…

Teaching and Learning Accessible Via Radio to Deprived Communities

Teaching and Learning Accessible Via Radio to Deprived Communities

Festive Kids Foundation International, in collaboration with GBC Radio Central, has introduced a program called Radio Learning as part of measures to help reduce the pressure on parents due to the impact of Covid-19 coupled with the closure of schools. The Radio Learning program aims to provide tutorials for JHS pupils on air learning, and…

University of Ghana releases Protocols Guilding Re-opening to Final Year Students
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University of Ghana releases Protocols Guilding Re-opening to Final Year Students

PROTOCOLS GUIDING THE REOPENING OF THE UNIVERSITY TO FINAL YEAR STUDENTS Pursuant to the President of the Republic’s directive to reopen educational institutions to final year students, the University will be receiving final year undergraduate and graduate students back to campus from June 15, 2020.  In order to minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission, the…

MP Commissions 5 Classroom Blocks for Poor Communities in Ashanti Region

MP Commissions 5 Classroom Blocks for Poor Communities in Ashanti Region

In the Manso Nkwanta Constituency in the West District of Amansie in the Ashanti region, five six-unit classroom blocks were inaugurated for some poor communities. The neighborhoods that benefit are Abodom Brofoyedu, Pakyi Village, Keniago, Nsiana and Mpatuom. Each school block is fitted with a toilet, an adjacent mechanized borehole and a poly tank to…

UPSA Ranked Among Top Universities in New Global Rankings
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UPSA Ranked Among Top Universities in New Global Rankings

The 2020 U-Multirank global universities rankings has listed the University of Professional Studies, Accra as one of the top universities in the world. UPSA is the only university in Ghana featured in the global rankings that assesses universities on a multi-dimensional approach to higher education including teaching and learning, research, knowledge transfer, regional engagement and…

Zoomlion Ghana Ltd Disinfects UDS Tamale Campus

Zoomlion Ghana Ltd Disinfects UDS Tamale Campus

Zoomlion Ghana Limited Disinfects University for Development Studies – UDS, Tamale.Following the President of Ghana’s directive on the disinfection and fumigation of all tertiary institutions in Ghana for resumption of academic activities, the Government in partnership with Us led by the Regional Manager of the Northern Region (Zoomlion Ghana Limited) Mr. Peter Dawuni has disinfected…

The Sharks Quiz Ghana signs agreement with SIMCC to have students in Ghana partake in their Olympiad examinations.

The Sharks Quiz Ghana signs agreement with SIMCC to have students in Ghana partake in their Olympiad examinations.

Great news! We (The Sharks Quiz Ghana) have signed an agreement with the Singapore International Mastery Contest Center (SIMCC) to have students in Ghana partake in their Olympiad examinations. This means that students from Grade 2 (Class 2) through to SHS 3(Grade 12) have the opportunity of taking the Olympiad exams in Math, ICT and…

UG: Final year students in Commonwealth hall given June 13 ultimatum to submit room keys

UG: Final year students in Commonwealth hall given June 13 ultimatum to submit room keys

Final year residents of the Commonwealth Hall, University of Ghana have been handed a June 13 ultimatum to submit their room keys to the hall’s management. This is particularly to those who will be continuing with the University’s online learning programme at home. In a statement from the Junior Common Room of the Hall, residents…

Management of UEW Issues Notice to Final Year Students concerning Campus Arrival
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Management of UEW Issues Notice to Final Year Students concerning Campus Arrival

Management welcomes final year students to Campus to complete the semester. Students are to note the following guidelines: Report at any of the Halls of Residence closer to your Faculty/Department. Rooms would be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis at no cost. Students are encouraged to carry additional face masks to complement what the government would…

WAEC Nigeria announces commencement of  Private WASSCE Registration

WAEC Nigeria announces commencement of Private WASSCE Registration

This is to inform intending candidates for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2020 – Second Series are hereby informed that the registration has commenced. The examination will be urban-based and will be conducted at a period to be announced in due course. Thirty-Six subjects will be available for the examination. Intending…

Preparation By Schools Towards Re-opening – Upper East Region

Preparation By Schools Towards Re-opening – Upper East Region

Heads of Second Cycle institutions in the Upper East Region have appealed to the government, to post health workers to the various schools in order to test students on their return. They noted that while the government had promised to provide some Personal Protective Equipment to teachers and students, it was imperative for the Ministry…

UCC: UTAG Holds Virtual Seminar on Re-Opening of the University

UCC: UTAG Holds Virtual Seminar on Re-Opening of the University

UCC lecturers have been urged to support Management to implement the COVID-19 measures and protocols when the University re-opens for final-year students. The Head of UCC COVID-19 Rapid Response Taskforce, Dr James Prah, made the call when he gave a presentation on the theme “Return of Students to Campus in the Face of COVID-19: What Lecturers Should…

Ex Bbnaija star Khafi’s brother shot Dead in London

Ex Bbnaija star Khafi’s brother shot Dead in London

Alexander Kareem, the younger brother to ex-Big Brother Naija reality star, Khafi Kareem has been murdered in London, United Kingdom. The young boy was reportedly shot at Askew Road in Shepherd’s Bush on Monday, June 8, 2020, by a yet-to-be-identified culprit after a trip to a convenience store. According to the BBC, Alexander, 20, died from gunshot wounds…

Trump says National Guard created a ‘beautiful scene’ after using tear gas on protesters

Trump says National Guard created a ‘beautiful scene’ after using tear gas on protesters

Donald Trump has said he found the sight of the National Guard using tear gas on Black Lives Matter protesters a ‘beautiful scene.’ Speaking at an event, the president shared his views on protests held in Minneapolis in the wake of George Floyd’s death, and the subsequent efforts made by the Minnesota National Guard to restore…

Citi News: Ghana’s Minister for Health tests positive for COVID-19

Citi News: Ghana’s Minister for Health tests positive for COVID-19

The Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu is recovering in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. Information available to Citi News indicates that the Minister has been receiving treatment at the University of Ghana Medical Centre in Accra over the past week. Multiple sources in the medical team at the hospital who confirmed the information toCiti News say…

WAEC may sort out WASSCE 2020 for only Ghana Candidates

WAEC may sort out WASSCE 2020 for only Ghana Candidates

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has shown its availability to sort out an autonomous West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Ghanaian applicants this year because of the flare-up of the coronavirus ailment (Covid-19) which has brought about the closure of schools in West Africa. The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah…

UPSA 2020/2021 Distance Learning (Blended Online Learning) Admissions

UPSA 2020/2021 Distance Learning (Blended Online Learning) Admissions

Applications are invited from qualified applicants for admission to the under-listed Postgraduate Programmes by Distance Learning, offered in blended mode with more than 70% online learning interactions and activities, for the 2020/2021 academic year. Available Programmes Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Accounting and Finance Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Auditing Master of Business…

School Re-opens on Monday for UMaT Final Year Students
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School Re-opens on Monday for UMaT Final Year Students

The Executive Committee of the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) after its 52nd (Emergency) meeting held on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, has agreed to reopen the school for final year students of the University. UMaT’s Monday, June 15, school reopening is in line with President Akufo-Addo’s directive issued on May 31 in his 10th televised nation’s…

NSMQ FAQs: What Does A Seeded School mean in The Contest?

NSMQ FAQs: What Does A Seeded School mean in The Contest?

The National Science and Maths quiz competition is organized into five main stages which tell how the schools are paired to compete against each other in a transparent and fair manner. Meanwhile, the entire national contest begins with various regional competitions within the year. In the contest, a seeded school is simply any Senior High…

Final year’s, lecturers, non-teaching staff to get 3 reusable face masks each – Kojo Nkrumah

Final year’s, lecturers, non-teaching staff to get 3 reusable face masks each – Kojo Nkrumah

The Minister for Information, Hon Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed that the tertiary final year students, lecturers, and non-teaching staff will be equipped with 3 reusable face masks on Monday, June 15, 2020, as part of measures to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in schools. The Member of parliament for the Ofoase-Ayirebi constituency in…

Okudzeto Ablakwa orders solar handwashing sinks for schools in his constituency

Okudzeto Ablakwa orders solar handwashing sinks for schools in his constituency

The Member of Parliament for the North Tongu Constituency Hon. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has ordered touchless solar handwashing system for schools in his constituency. The touchless solar handwashing system was developed by the Kumasi based innovator Mr Richard Kwarteng Anning to help fight the coronavirus pandemic through frequent hand washing. Mr Ablakwa made the information…

Osei Adutwum SHS gets 18-Unit Classroom Block to end Double Track System

Osei Adutwum SHS gets 18-Unit Classroom Block to end Double Track System

The Akufo-Addo led government as part of efforts to enhance and make education accessible by every Ghanaian child has constructed an 18 unit classroom block and dining hall in Osei Adutwum SHS in the Bosomtwe District in Ashanti Region. The facility is under President Akufo-Addo’s Free SHS program aimed at affording every Ghanaian child accessibility, equality and…

Guide: How to Select The Right Public Senior High School for Free SHS

Guide: How to Select The Right Public Senior High School for Free SHS

How to select the right public Senior High Schools for Free SHS in Ghana is becoming complicated and tricky. A lot of dynamics play out in getting a BECE graduate placed. The Basic Education Certificate Examination – BECE 2020 will commence on Monday. 14th September and end on Friday 18th September across the country. Candidates with the…

Regional Maritime University (RMU) Undergraduate Programmes for Applicants

Regional Maritime University (RMU) Undergraduate Programmes for Applicants

Post Graduate Courses BSc. Computer Engineering Competency based course to equip graduates to man fully automated and unmanned machinery spaces, electrical/electronic systems on board modern ships and on-shore. Theories and supported with dynamic demonstrations in ICT technologies. Benefits to you You will be eligible for employment as sea-going or shore-based officer and as an electrical…

Adaklu District Assembly Presents Dual Desks to the Directorate of Education

Adaklu District Assembly Presents Dual Desks to the Directorate of Education

508 dual desks, valued at GHS127,079, were presented to the District Directorate of Education for distribution to the various schools in the area by the Adaklu District Assembly. The offices were provided with investment grant funds under the District Performance Appraisal Tool. The DCE, Mr. Phanuel Donkor Kadey, said that education was one of the…

Cynthia Morgan Reveals she can’t wait to drop her new Hit Single
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Cynthia Morgan Reveals she can’t wait to drop her new Hit Single

Nigerian dancehall singer, Cynthia Morgan, now known as Madrina is set to release new songs following her re-emergence into limelight. Cynthia whose budding music career plummeted over the years due to contract related issues with former label boss, Jude Okoye, has got the luxury of a second chance at claiming her stake in the entertainment…

UG Medical Students to undertake their clinicals under strict supervision

UG Medical Students to undertake their clinicals under strict supervision

Final year medical students who are due to undertake their clinicals at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital are expected to undergo strict supervision amidst their duties. Speaking ahead of Monday’s reopening of the schools for final year students, President of the Korle-Bu Junior Common Room, Philip Christian Armah stated that management of the facility has resolved…

COVID-19: Ghana to evacuate stranded citizens in New York on June 25

COVID-19: Ghana to evacuate stranded citizens in New York on June 25

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has planned to evacuate Ghanaians stranded in New York back to Accra on June 25, 2020. They will be evacuated via an Ethiopian Airlines flight. There will be a 14-day mandatory quarantine upon their arrival in Accra and the cost of the quarantine, as well as that…

How Many Senior High Schools (SHS) Does Ghana Have?

How Many Senior High Schools (SHS) Does Ghana Have?

Each year the Ghana Education Service releases what is called the school’s register, which contains some vital information to help among other things, B.E.C.E candidates in their selection of senior high schools of choice. The register contains all categories of SHS both public and private, their locations, courses offered, accommodation status, and whether it is…

Ho Technical University Management warns students, staff to comply with COVID-19 protocols or they face disciplinary action

Ho Technical University Management warns students, staff to comply with COVID-19 protocols or they face disciplinary action

The Management of the Ho Technical University has warned students and staff of the school that they will face disciplinary action if they fail to comply with COVID-19 protocols. There are signages of “No mask, no entry” and hand washing directives at lecture halls. Security men also check the temperature of students and staff before…

UPSA releases news dates for Post-First Degree LLB Entrance Exams and Selection Interview
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UPSA releases news dates for Post-First Degree LLB Entrance Exams and Selection Interview

This comes to inform all applicants and prospective applicants to the University’s 3-Year Post-First Degree Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme that new dates for the entrance examination and the selection interview for applicants have been fixed as follows: Entrance Examinations Date: Saturday, 11th July, 2020 Time: 9.00 am Venue: LBC Selection Interview: Date: Monday, 27th July to Friday, 31st July,2020…

Pentecost University Appoints Prof. Kwabena Agyapong Kodua as New Vice-chancellor

Pentecost University Appoints Prof. Kwabena Agyapong Kodua as New Vice-chancellor

The Management of the Accra-based Pentecost University (PU), which recently received a Presidential Charter to operate as a fully-fledged university has appointed Professor Kwabena Agyapong-Kodua as its first Vice-Chancellor. 40-year-old Prof Agyapong-Kodua is a pastor of the Church of Pentecost, the Management of the Pentecost University replaces Apostle Dr. Daniel Okyere Walker, the current Rector who has…

Apply Now! GTUC opens Admissions for 2020/21 September Academic Year

Apply Now! GTUC opens Admissions for 2020/21 September Academic Year

GTUC announces for the information of prospective Applicants and the general public that applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to our collaborative undergraduate, Top-Up, Postgraduate and PhD Programmes for the September 2020/2021 Academic Year. Applicants who have examination results as at the time of application and applicants who will be writing WASSCE in…

UG Business School holds Online Orientation Series for Sandwich Students
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UG Business School holds Online Orientation Series for Sandwich Students

In her bid to provide quality education to students despite the global pandemic, the University of Ghana Business School, UGBS, held a series of online orientations for its first semester Sandwich programme cohorts. The two-part series covered areas relating to various aspects of teaching and learning at the Business School in the light of the…

Ghana Students will become super-spreaders of COVID-19 soon – OccupyGhana Warns Gov’t

Ghana Students will become super-spreaders of COVID-19 soon – OccupyGhana Warns Gov’t

Pressure Group, OccupyGhana, has said Ghana is likely to lose the ‘strength in racing with the covid-19 virus’ following reopening of schools. It argued this could be the worst decision in the fight against the novel coronavirus warning “If we are not careful, these schools could turn into hotspots for disease transmission and the students…

KNUST sets treatment and isolation centre to respond to COVID-19 cases

KNUST sets treatment and isolation centre to respond to COVID-19 cases

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has set up a treatment and isolation centre to help respond swiftly to COVID-19 cases. This is to enhance safety on the campus as the University re-opened to final year students on Monday, June 15, in line with the government’s partial lifting of the ban on…

Ditto Ditto 2020 WASSCE and BECE Adverts Hits Facebook, WhatsApp and Telegram

Ditto Ditto 2020 WASSCE and BECE Adverts Hits Facebook, WhatsApp and Telegram

Since students started writing the WASSCE nationwide, many individual and institutional apor masters have flooded the social media, bombarding students groups on Facebook and Whatsapp with their messages and inviting students and other interested persons to chat them for questions and solutions at a fee. Activities of such persons undermine the efforts of teachers, the…

Joy Learning: Student of Yaa Asantewaa Girl’s SHS emerges as Winner of Essay Club Competition

Joy Learning: Student of Yaa Asantewaa Girl’s SHS emerges as Winner of Essay Club Competition

Education is a key factor in nation building and growth. As a result most countries including nation Ghana pay key attention to it. It was not surprising when the NPP government introduced free SHS in other for everyone enjoy the right to education. The pandemic Covid-19 has caused changes in the education system of which…

Presbyterian College of Education 2020/2021 Admission Forms

Presbyterian College of Education 2020/2021 Admission Forms

Presbyterian College of Education 2020/2021 Admission Forms: Colleges of education otherwise known as Teacher Training Colleges Admission Forms for the 2020/2021 Academic year would be released in March 2020. All prospective applicants are to carefully read through the admission requirements and to make sure that they are qualified before they apply for admission. Applicants are…

Full List of Winners of Opera News Hub’s Original Articles of the Week Reward(5)

Full List of Winners of Opera News Hub’s Original Articles of the Week Reward(5)

Winners of Opera News Hub’s Original Articles of the Week Reward(5) The results have been collated and the winners of Opera News Hub’s ‘Original Articles of the Week’ reward for writers on the Opera News Hub platform are here. It’s week 5 of Opera News Hub Ghana’s weekly reward.  The articles were carefully selected from a…

$719,250 Signed Contract to Support Virtual Learning Student Teachers

$719,250 Signed Contract to Support Virtual Learning Student Teachers

Information obtained by the News Desk of the Colleges of Education Weekly Journal suggests that, on Tuesday, 9 June 2020, Mott MacDonald Limited signed a contract with the MasterCard Foundation worth $719,250.00, to encourage Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL) to work in collaboration with the National Council for tertiary education (NCTE) to ensure that…

Adaklu Senior High School (ADASEC) ready for  re-opening

Adaklu Senior High School (ADASEC) ready for re-opening

Mr Bartholomew Kudzo Hosu, the Headmaster of Adaklu Senior High School (ADASEC), said the School was ready to welcome final year students to prepare for their examinations. He said with assistance from the Adaklu District Assembly, Zoomlion Ghana Limited had fumigated all classrooms and dormitories ahead of the reopening. Mr Hosu said the School was…

Ghana’s Free SHS Ambassador Rahim Banda gets New Car from Gov’t

Ghana’s Free SHS Ambassador Rahim Banda gets New Car from Gov’t

Ghana’s Free SHS ambassador, Rahim Banda has reportedly received a brand new pickup from the Government of Ghana (GoG) through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) to enhance his duties in providing support and education on the government’s flagship programme. The Akufo-Addo led government in September 2017 introduced the Free SHS policy for every child in…

UCC Campus, Halls of Residence and Lecture Theatres fully Disinfected and Fumigated

UCC Campus, Halls of Residence and Lecture Theatres fully Disinfected and Fumigated

Waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, has embarked on disinfection and fumigation exercise on campus as part of arrangements to re-open the University for final year students.    The team fumigated and disinfected all the halls of residence, lecture theatres, and other academic areas of the University.  Purpose of Allowance Speaking to the media, the Acting…

UG Pro-Vice-Chancellor Inspects Preparedness to Receive Final Year Students

UG Pro-Vice-Chancellor Inspects Preparedness to Receive Final Year Students

Prof. Nana Aba Appiah Amfo, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Student Affairs) has led a team of officials to inspect facilities on campus to ascertain the state of preparedness to receive final year students back to campus after the closure of the University due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In compliance with the presidential directive for final year…

Circuit Supervisors Advised to Raise the Quality of Education in the Ahafo Region

Circuit Supervisors Advised to Raise the Quality of Education in the Ahafo Region

Honorable Robert Dwomoh Mensah, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asutifi South in Ahafo Region, has urged Circuit Supervisors (CS) in the region to help improve the standard of education because the government is tackling their major challenge. Hon. Robert Dwomoh Mensah said this at a brief ceremony which COVID-19 protocols were closely observed, to present…

KTU students in private hostel appeal for Covid-19 relief support

KTU students in private hostel appeal for Covid-19 relief support

Some non-residential students of Koforidua Technical University (KTU) say private hostel operators are demanding payment of hostel fees, despite not occupying their facilities for three months after Universities were closed down by government over Coronavirus pandemic. According to the students, the private hostel operators’ argument are that payments made for accommodation for the second semester…

University of Cape Coast (UCC) Appoints New Vice-Chancellor and Registrar

University of Cape Coast (UCC) Appoints New Vice-Chancellor and Registrar

It is announced for the  information of the University community and the general public that at its Special Meeting held on 17th June, 2020, the University of Cape Coast Council took the following decisions: 1. Appointment of Vice-Chancellor Council appointed Professor Johnson Nyarko Boampong, currently the Provost of the College of Health and Allied Sciences…

11 Best Ways Parents Can Help Prepare their Child for BECE
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11 Best Ways Parents Can Help Prepare their Child for BECE

Student performances at the BECE have been described as average over the years by chief examiners. Many candidates demonstrate poor knowledge of grammar, incorrect spelling, and similar anomalies and a lack of preparation can easily place any student in this category. Even though there has been several recommendations to help salvage this problem, the strongest…

Minister Commends UEW Management for Proactive Measures to Receiving Final Year Students

Minister Commends UEW Management for Proactive Measures to Receiving Final Year Students

The Minister of State in Charge of Tertiary Education, Prof. Kwesi Yankah has lauded the Management of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) for its proactive steps to receiving final year students back on campus, after an unusual break occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. From left to right; Prof. Ofori-Birikorang, Prof. Kwesi Yankah, Prof. Afful-Broni…

Amazing Facts and History of Preset Pacesetters Senior High School
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Amazing Facts and History of Preset Pacesetters Senior High School

The School, Preset Pacesetters Senior High School, is the outgrowth of what started basically as an individual Mathematics Teacher’s desire to assist poor students in improving their SSSCE grades for admissions into the Nation’s tertiary institutions. Preset today is the success story of the first meeting of 9 students in the backyard of Mr. William…

KNUST Trains Frontline Security Personnel and Hall Assistants of the University

KNUST Trains Frontline Security Personnel and Hall Assistants of the University

The Management of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science for frontline Security Personnel and Hall Assistants of the University. The sessions which took place at the Great Hall, aimed at educating participants on measures to protect themselves and students in the line of their duty. The Dean of Students’, Professor Wilson Agyare, in his opening address,…

UEW Authorities Signs Agreement with Kingdom Books and Stationery Limited

UEW Authorities Signs Agreement with Kingdom Books and Stationery Limited

Management of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has today, Wednesday, 17th June, 2020 signed a Memorandum of Commencement with Kingdom Books and Stationery Limited at the Council Chamber, North Campus, UEW. This is to enable Kingdom Books and Stationery Limited (KBSL) to commence the construction of a purpose-built UEW Bookshop at the University’s North campus….

Scholarship Secretariat Interviews 12,000 Applicants In The Northern Region

Scholarship Secretariat Interviews 12,000 Applicants In The Northern Region

Around 12,000 applicants from the Northern Region were interviewed by the Scholarship Secretariat. This year, about 600 students from the Tamale metropolis have applied for the scholarships. Kingsley Agyemang, the Secretary of Ghana’s scholarships, told journalists in Tamale that GHS80 million was earmarked to be spent by government to eligible candidates. “This is the third…

Take Note: WAEC Rules on Bringing in Foreign Materials into Exams Hall

Take Note: WAEC Rules on Bringing in Foreign Materials into Exams Hall

BRINGING IN FOREIGN MATERIAL (1) Where a candidate is found in the examination hall with notes, textbooks, prepared materials or any other printed materials, the candidate’s entire results in the examination shall be withheld pending the cancellation of result of the subject involved by the appropriate Committee of Council. (2) Where a candidate is found…

WiSTEM Ghana Donates To Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR)

WiSTEM Ghana Donates To Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR)

The Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Ghana (WiSTEM Gh) in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has donated an undisclosed amount of money to the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR). The donation forms part of WiSTEM’s objective to inspire the next generation of young scientists and also support KCCR in…

University of Cape Coast (UCC) signs MoU with CSIR-CST

University of Cape Coast (UCC) signs MoU with CSIR-CST

The University of Cape Coast has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Affiliation Agreement with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-College of Science and Technology (CSIR-CST) to seal the relationship between the two institutions. Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah described the relationship between UCC and CSIR-CST as mutually…

Professor El Anatsui Gives Back To College of Art and Built Environment (CABE)
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Professor El Anatsui Gives Back To College of Art and Built Environment (CABE)

Professor El Anatsui, a globally distinguished artist and an alumnus of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has donated books worth One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) to the College of Art and Built Environment (CABE). Professor Anatsui earned his BA (Art) Degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Art Education from KNUST. As a…

UCC United Nations Students Association to hold Diplomats Leadership Conference
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UCC United Nations Students Association to hold Diplomats Leadership Conference

Organized by UNITED NATIONS STUDENTS ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST, CAPE COAST, GHANA THEME: DISCOVERING THE NEED FOR EDUCATION, DIPLOMACY & INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Conference slated on the 22nd-27th of June, 2020. The leadership team has put together a list of topics that we believe are important for all of our members to deal in…

Public University Bill: Mahama Needs To be Educated and Informed Before Speaking – NAPO (MoE) Fires

Public University Bill: Mahama Needs To be Educated and Informed Before Speaking – NAPO (MoE) Fires

Education Minister Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh has descended heavily on ex-President John Mahama, accusing him of trying to do politics with a sensitive national issue such as the Public University Bill. According to him, the government has made the necessary consultations with the various stakeholders about the Bill which is currently before Parliament; therefore, the…

Hurray! Senior High Schools in Ghana to enjoy from COVID-19 Trust Fund as more donations pour in

Hurray! Senior High Schools in Ghana to enjoy from COVID-19 Trust Fund as more donations pour in

The Chairperson of the Board of Trustees for COVID-19 National Trust Fund, Sophia Akuffo, has announced Senior High Schools (SHSs) in Ghana will soon benefit from the Fund.   According to her, though the government is already supporting schools with Personal Protective Equipment, the Trust Fund will offer additional support to the schools. She disclosed this while receiving donations…

SHS Schools in Ahafo Region benefit from Zoomlion Disinfection Exercise

SHS Schools in Ahafo Region benefit from Zoomlion Disinfection Exercise

Senior high schools (SHSs) in the Ahafo Region on Tuesday benefitted from the Ministry of Education, Ghana Education Service and Zoomlion Ghana Limited disinfection programme against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The schools were Boakye Tromo Senior High Technical School, in the Tano-North District, Presbyterian Senior High Shool, Bechem, Bebusco SHS, Serwaa Kesse SHS, Duayaw Nkwanta,…

Huawei Supports Ministry Of Education With Body Temperature Sensing Cameras To Fight COVID-19

Huawei Supports Ministry Of Education With Body Temperature Sensing Cameras To Fight COVID-19

A leading Global IT Firm, Huawei has provided the Ministry of Education with a set of fully installed Body Sensing Cameras to allow the Ministry to screen all persons coming to their premises as a measure to curb the spread of COVID-19. The donation which took place on Thursday 18 June 2020 at the Ministry…

Today in History: Presec-Legon murders Yaa Asantewaa Girls’ and Nkwatia Presby in Cold Blood

Today in History: Presec-Legon murders Yaa Asantewaa Girls’ and Nkwatia Presby in Cold Blood

Presby SHS Nkwatia, scoring 10 points showed their character and efficiency but couldn’t deliver. The 5 times champions of the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) The nerve racking national science and math quiz for this year 2018 has change gear to the one-eight stage, which obviously is one of the hottest stages of the…

Examination Malpractice; A Virus Eating Up Our Education System
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Examination Malpractice; A Virus Eating Up Our Education System

Engaging in exam malpractice may Earn you better Grades ButIf caught in the act, ruins your academic life &If not caught deprives you of the real knowledge you paid for. Don’t envy anyone that makes his/her papers through exam malpractice because there is an old saying “every day is for the thief but one day…

World Bank Praises Akufo-Addo for His Commitment Towards Education
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World Bank Praises Akufo-Addo for His Commitment Towards Education

Mr. Frank Pierre Laporte, Country Representative of the World Bank in Ghana, praised President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his outstanding leadership, innovative approach and bold commitment to improving education in Ghana. Mr Laporte made these remarks today at the Jubilee House in Accra during the launch of the Ghana Accountability Learning Outcomes Project (GALOP)….

See Details: GES meeting with COHBS on Re-opening of JHS Candidates Out Now!!!

See Details: GES meeting with COHBS on Re-opening of JHS Candidates Out Now!!!

FINAL YEAR STUDENTS—GOING BACK TO SCHOOL.OUTCOME OF MANAGEMENT MEETING WITH COHBS ON REOPENING OF JHS CANDIDATES @ THE GES HEADQUARTERS ON 9TH JUNE, 2020 ISSUES DISCUSSED AT THE MEETING INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: That, we encourage parents to willingly release their children (even pregnant ones) to attend school. Do assure them that their wards will be…

WR: Zoomlion Ghana Ltd Completes Disinfection and Fumigation of all SHSs

WR: Zoomlion Ghana Ltd Completes Disinfection and Fumigation of all SHSs

Zoomlion Ghana Limited says it has completed the distinction of all Senior High Schools in the Western Region. This will pave way for the return of final year students next week. The Western Regional Manager of Zoomlion, Alhaji Abdulai Abdala, said this in an interview with Citi News during the disinfection of the Anaji Cluster of schools….

Teens dazzle on runway at Ghana High School Fashion Week (GHSFW)
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Teens dazzle on runway at Ghana High School Fashion Week (GHSFW)

The maiden edition of Ghana High School Fashion Week (GHSFW) which came off at the Triple Hill Hotel, Kasoa weeks ago saw a host of different students from different schools take the runway. Models from schools such as Abuakwa State College, Mfantsiman Girls, Labone Senior High, Methodist Girls High School and other schools took turns…

Today in History: St. Thomas Aquinas SHS emerge champions of 2013 National Science and Maths Quiz

Today in History: St. Thomas Aquinas SHS emerge champions of 2013 National Science and Maths Quiz

St. Thomas Aquinas SHS, a boys day school in Accra, emerged winners of the 2013 edition of the National Science and Maths Quiz held at the University of Ghana campus on Tuesday. They beat defending champions, Legon PRESEC also in Accra and Mfantsiman Girls SHS from Saltpond in a keenly contested final. Each of the…

Failing to wear face mask can land you 10 years in prison or GH¢60,000 fine

Failing to wear face mask can land you 10 years in prison or GH¢60,000 fine

Henceforth, people who fail to wear face masks in public would be committing an offence that carries a prison sentence of four to 10 years or a fine of GH¢12,000 to GH¢60,000, or both. This was contained in a new Executive Instrument (E.I. 164) signed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on June 15, 2020, as…

Ghana Health Service releases new guidelines for discharging persons infected with COVID-19

Ghana Health Service releases new guidelines for discharging persons infected with COVID-19

Ghana has reviewed its COVID-19 discharge policy to ease pressure on health facilities, among others. At a press briefing on Thursday morning, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Aboagye, explained that the review will affect patients who do not display symptoms of the virus and patients whose symptoms die down during treatment….

UEW Quality Assurance Directorate begins Evaluation of Moodle LMS

UEW Quality Assurance Directorate begins Evaluation of Moodle LMS

The Quality Assurance Directorate is assessing the implementation of the Learning Management System (LMS) moodle employed by the University of Education, Winneba. The Directorate, consequently, has developed four (4) forms covering both Regular and Distance Learning to carry out the evaluation exercise. Various users of the UEW LMS are kindly entreated to visit appropriate form via links indicated…

Noguchi receives donation from Intravenous Infusions Limited

Noguchi receives donation from Intravenous Infusions Limited

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) has received one million litres of IV fluids donation from Intravenous Infusions Limited to support the fight against COVID-19. Mr Samuel Appenteng, Director of Intravenous Infusions Limited, who made the donation on behalf of the company, applauded the Institute for their commitment and dedication to combating the spread…

More To Be Done To Improve the Standard Of Education

More To Be Done To Improve the Standard Of Education

President Akufo-Addo stated that while the government has made substantial strides in the basic education sub-sector, more remains to be done to boost learning outcomes at that point. The President made these remarks when he launched the Ghana Accountability for Learning Results Project (GALOP) earlier today at the Jubilee House in Accra. The $218 m…

COVID-19: Gardenia Medicals donates disinfecting tunnel to Noguchi

COVID-19: Gardenia Medicals donates disinfecting tunnel to Noguchi

Gardenia Medicals, a distributor of pre-hospital emergency medical supplies, equipment and pharmaceuticals for EMS providers, has donated a disinfecting tunnel to the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research. The Technical Manager of Gardenia Medicals, Madam Patience Yeboah who led the team, noted that the disinfecting tunnel was manufactured purposely to help limit and stop the…

Peki College of Education 2020/2021 Admission Forms

Peki College of Education 2020/2021 Admission Forms

Peki College of Education 2020/2021 Admission Forms: Colleges of education otherwise known as Teacher Training Colleges Admission Forms for the 2020/2021 Academic year would be released in March 2020. All prospective applicants are to carefully read through the admission requirements and to make sure that they are qualified before they apply for admission Applicants are…

Chinese Embassy Donates to the University of Ghana Medical Centre

Chinese Embassy Donates to the University of Ghana Medical Centre

The Chinese Embassy in Ghana has donated a large quantity of PPE’s and food items worth GHS 480,000 to the University of Ghana Medical Centre. The items include 15 ventilators with 60 nasal masks, 20,000 medical masks, 1,600 N95 masks, 120 protective suits, 100 medical goggles as well as nutritional items. The delegation from the Chinese…

Breaking News: Achimota School signs International Petition to Avert a Travesty by GES at CHANGE.ORG

Breaking News: Achimota School signs International Petition to Avert a Travesty by GES at CHANGE.ORG

A TRAVESTY IN THE MAKING – GES TRANSFERS BOKASSA AND ONE OTHER FROM MOTOWN???By: Akora Neil Armstrong-Mortagbe (OAA 1987) Good day, Akora, I trust we are all keeping well and safe as we continue to navigate the tortuous path of the Covid 19 pandemic. And as if Covid 19 was not enough of a challenge,…

Former Radio Univers News Editor named William Southam Journalism Fellow

Former Radio Univers News Editor named William Southam Journalism Fellow

Former Radio Univers News Editor, Nancy Emefa Dzradosi, has been named among the 2020/2021 cohort of Journalism fellows of Massey College, University of Toronto, Canada. She becomes a member of the Gordon N. Fisher/JHR Journalism Fellowship. The Gordon N. Fisher/JHR Journalism Fellowship provides an opportunity for a journalist from one of JHR’s program countries in…

University of Ghana 2020/2021 Entry Requirements for All Undergraduate Courses

University of Ghana 2020/2021 Entry Requirements for All Undergraduate Courses

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS FOR THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR The University of Ghana announces for the information of the general public that applications are open for the admission of prospective applicants into various undergraduate programmes for the 2020/2021 academic year. Applicants should take note of the following: GHANA WASSCE/SSSCE – Minimum/General Entry Requirements General Entry Requirements into Legon Campus, Accra City Campus…

National Inspectorate Board (NIB) announces Vacancy for a Private Secretary

National Inspectorate Board (NIB) announces Vacancy for a Private Secretary

The National Inspectorate Board (NIB) is one of the autonomous bodies established by the Education Act 778, of 2008 under the Ministry of Education to set and enforce standards in all public and private pre-tertiary schools in Ghana. The agency is looking for a Private Secretary to provide technical support in the provision of effective…

Apply Now! UEW opens application for Tri-Continental Teacher Education Programme | Fellowship
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Apply Now! UEW opens application for Tri-Continental Teacher Education Programme | Fellowship

Tri-continental Teacher Training (TTT) is an exchange programme among three Universities: University of Education, Winneba, Ghana, University of Hamburg, Germany, and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA.   The purpose of TTT is to foster the professional development of budding teachers/teacher educators and offer them international exposure through collaboration and partnerships. The participants of the programme will navigate…

Ghana School Feeding Programme organizes innovative nutrition training for head of cooks

Ghana School Feeding Programme organizes innovative nutrition training for head of cooks

The Ghana School Feeding Programme in collaboration with the World Food Programme has organized a week-long Innovative Nutrition Training and Sensitization for caterers and head cooks under the GSFP from Monday, June 15 to Friday, June 19 in the Agona West Municipality. The purpose of the programme was to train Ghana School Feeding caterers in a practical…

BECE 2020 Candidates to start classes at 9:00am and close at 12:00pm

BECE 2020 Candidates to start classes at 9:00am and close at 12:00pm

The Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) says classes will start from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Monday to Friday for Junior high school (JHS) final year students when school reopens on June 29. As part of measures to prevent the spread of the novel virus, each classroom is entitled to contain a maximum of at…

Education Minister donates Mono and Dual Desks to Manhyia South Constituency

Education Minister donates Mono and Dual Desks to Manhyia South Constituency

This morning, I presented 420 monodesks, 370 dual desks and 250 KG tables and chairs to public schools in the Manhyia South Constituency during a short ceremony. Funded through my share of the GETFund, the donation is intended to improve teaching and learning in schools in my constituency. Mr. David Oppong, the Kumasi Metro Director…

Try This! WAEC WILL CANCEL YOUR PAPERS

Try This! WAEC WILL CANCEL YOUR PAPERS

IRREGULAR ACTIVITIES INSIDE OR OUTSIDE THE EXAMINATION HALL (1) Where a candidate is apprehended for offence(s) such as those listed below inside or outside the examination hall, the candidate’s result in the entire examination shall be withheld pending cancellation of the entire results by the appropriate Committee of Council. (a) Stealing, covering or misappropriating the…

UG: Maa Lydia donates hand sanitizers, face masks to Mensah Sarbah Hall JCR

UG: Maa Lydia donates hand sanitizers, face masks to Mensah Sarbah Hall JCR

Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Hon. Lydia Seyram Alhassan has donated face masks and boxes of hand sanitizers to the Mensah Sarbah Hall Junior Common Room. The items are to be distributed to final year students residing in the hall. The donation, according to the Ayawaso West Wuogon MP, is part of efforts…

Government Invests $219m In Basic Schools To Improve The Quality Of Education

Government Invests $219m In Basic Schools To Improve The Quality Of Education

The Government and the World Bank are investing $219 million in the Ghana Accountability for Learning Outcomes Project (GALOP) to enhance the quality of education in 10 000 targeted low-performing basic schools across the country. The initiative, which is also funded by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) and the Global Partnerships for…

Teacher Trainees To Receive Allowances With Arrears This Month.

Teacher Trainees To Receive Allowances With Arrears This Month.

Teacher trainees at the Public Colleges of Education shall get their allowances in June, as reported by the Teacher Trainees’ Association of Ghana (TTAG). In a statement issued on 18 June 2020, the Association stated that students who do not receive their allowances during their first semester will be paid arrears for their second semester…

NPP Primaries: Old Student of OWASS, Ken Kuranchie beaten by Incumbent MP in Okaikoi North Race
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NPP Primaries: Old Student of OWASS, Ken Kuranchie beaten by Incumbent MP in Okaikoi North Race

The incumbent Member of Parliament for Okaikoi North constituency, Issah Fuseini has won the New Patriotic Party (NPP) primary in the area. He has thus been given another opportunity to lead the NPP as its parliamentary candidate for the Okaikoi North constituency in the 2020 parliamentary elections. Mr. Fuseini faced competition from the Managing Editor…

The ‘Razor-sharp’ Reza: A Profile of NSMQ 2003 Champion Reza Abdullah

The ‘Razor-sharp’ Reza: A Profile of NSMQ 2003 Champion Reza Abdullah

Reza describes himself as a “proud husband and girl dad, engineer at heart, sports enthusiast, and Logical thinker”. On the journey to establish itself as the “school to beat” PRESEC, Legon has managed to successfully dominate the NSMQ since winning for the first time in 1995. After nearly 10 years since their first Championship win,…

COVID-19: CHASS Ready for Re-opening of Senior High Schools (SHS) in Ghana

COVID-19: CHASS Ready for Re-opening of Senior High Schools (SHS) in Ghana

The Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS) has indicated its preparedness to receive final year students of senior high schools (SHSs) back into the classroom next week. It follows a presidential directive for the various levels of schools to open to enable final year students to sit for their final examination. At a…

GES Full Guidelines for Re-opening of Schools on June 22 for Final-year SHS Students

GES Full Guidelines for Re-opening of Schools on June 22 for Final-year SHS Students

The Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) following the June 22 school reopening for final year students as well as form 2 Gold Track students in Senior high school (SHSs) has released guidelines to ensure the safety and well being of students, teachers, and non-teaching staff. The Service guidelines form part of measures to ensure the…

Nana Addo to address Ghanaians tonight as COVID-19 Cases hit 13,717

Nana Addo to address Ghanaians tonight as COVID-19 Cases hit 13,717

President Akufo-Addo will later tonight addressed the country for the on measures his administration has put in place to fight Covid-19. Information Minister, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, announced this on Twitter Sunday. The address, he stated will focus on the impact of easing of lockdown restrictions and measures being put in place ahead of re-opening of Senior…

NPP Primaries: Names of 40 Incumbent MPs who were kicked out and their Constituencies

NPP Primaries: Names of 40 Incumbent MPs who were kicked out and their Constituencies

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) held its Parliamentary primaries on Saturday ahead of the 2020 general elections. A total of 374 aspirants contested in 168 constituencies. There were 325 men and 51 women contesting. Some of the aspirants, 67, went unopposed and were acclaimed by delegates of the party in the various constituencies. In…

NPP Primaries: Nkawkaw SHS Teacher, Joseph Frimpong wins seat at Nkawkaw Constituency
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NPP Primaries: Nkawkaw SHS Teacher, Joseph Frimpong wins seat at Nkawkaw Constituency

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) held its Parliamentary primaries on Saturday ahead of the 2020 general elections. A total of 374 aspirants contested in 168 constituencies. There were 325 men and 51 women contesting. Some of the aspirants, 67, went unopposed and were acclaimed by delegates of the party in the various constituencies. Among…

A/R: ‘We are ready to enforce COVID-19 Safety Protocols’ – SHSs and JHSs Heads

A/R: ‘We are ready to enforce COVID-19 Safety Protocols’ – SHSs and JHSs Heads

Headmasters and Headmistresses of Senior High Schools (SHSs) and Junior High Schools (JHSs) in the Ashanti Region have given assurance of their readiness to support government to enforce the COVID-19 safety protocols in their schools to protect the final-year students to write their exit examinations. This came to the fore when Zoomlion Ghana Limited last…

Nana Addo to decide tonight if SHSs will re-open until further notice or not

Nana Addo to decide tonight if SHSs will re-open until further notice or not

Following the June 22 SHS reopening, surge, and increase in coronavirus cases and deaths, the Information Minister, Hon Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo will later tonight address the citizenry. The President of the Republic will update the nation on measures being put in place ahead of the June 22 school reopening for…

Must Read: Nana Addo’s Full Directives for Senior High Schools as they Re-open tomorrow

Must Read: Nana Addo’s Full Directives for Senior High Schools as they Re-open tomorrow

SHS 3 students will be in school for 6 weeks before sitting for WASSCE over a period of 2 weeks. Gold Track students will be in school for 6 before going on vacation. All SHS in the country have been fumigated and disinfected. Govt is making pickup vehicles available to senior high schools that did…

Re-opening: ‘All JHS Students will spend Four Hours daily in School’ – GES

Re-opening: ‘All JHS Students will spend Four Hours daily in School’ – GES

Final year Junior High School (JHS) students preparing to write the Basic Education Certificate(BECE) are to spend four hours in school daily, with a maximum of 30 students in a class, the Ghana Education Service (GES) has said. This forms part of the measures put in place by the GES against the spread of the…

NDC Minority in Parliament releases Press Statement on Nigerian High Commission demolition of properties

NDC Minority in Parliament releases Press Statement on Nigerian High Commission demolition of properties

The Minority in Ghana’s Parliament is appalled and deeply embarrassed at the shocking demolishing of properties belonging to the Nigerian High Commission in Accra under the cover of darkness on the 19th of June 2020. The Minority forcefully condemns in no uncertain terms this totally reckless act of aggression which violates international law and gravely…

‘Dormitory Blocks to be designated as Isolation Centres in SHSs’ – Nana Addo directs

‘Dormitory Blocks to be designated as Isolation Centres in SHSs’ – Nana Addo directs

All Senior high schools (SHSs) throughout the country have been tasked to designate one dormitory block each for use as isolation centre as final year students to resume school tomorrow Monday, June 22, President Akufo-Addo has directed. As part of measures to ensure safety in schools, he added that each of the over 1,100 senior high schools…

Final-year SHS and Form 2 Gold Track Students Resumes Academic Work Today

Final-year SHS and Form 2 Gold Track Students Resumes Academic Work Today

Final Year students in Senior High Schools(SHSs) will be reporting to their various schools today to begin studies ahead of their final year examinations. Also going back to school are the Gold Track students who have to complete their semester This is after all Senior High Schools in the country have been fumigated and the necessary safety…

Government of Ghana presents 350 Buses and 840 Vehicles to SHSs

Government of Ghana presents 350 Buses and 840 Vehicles to SHSs

Government has made available 350 buses and 840 pickup vehicles to Senior High Schools (SHSs) that could not receive vehicles in 2016, President Akufo-Addo announced Sunday. Government had also absorbed GHc 75.4 million WASSCE examination fees of the 313,837 SHS three students, the first batch of beneficiaries of the free SHS, who would sit for…

Re-opening: Nana Addo Cancels Sporting Activities in SHSs Until Further Notice
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Re-opening: Nana Addo Cancels Sporting Activities in SHSs Until Further Notice

As Senior High Schools (SHS) students are expected back to school on Monday, June 22, 2020, the president has called on all sports activities in schools to be put to halt till further notices. According to him, there should be no mass gathering in the various Senior High Schools to stop the spread of the…

COCOBOD to Launch US$600 million Syndicated Loan Facility on Tuesday at Alisa Hotel

COCOBOD to Launch US$600 million Syndicated Loan Facility on Tuesday at Alisa Hotel

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) will on Tuesday, 23rd June 2020 hold a ceremony at the Alisa Swiss Spirit Hotel in Accra, to officially launch the US$600 million syndicated loan facility which it signed with some Development Finance Institutions (DFI) to provide funding for various investment projects within Ghana’s cocoa industry. The institutions providing the…

Akufo-Addo Launches $219 Million GALOP Initiative For 10,000 Low-Performing Basic Schools

Akufo-Addo Launches $219 Million GALOP Initiative For 10,000 Low-Performing Basic Schools

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has launched the Ghana Accountability and Learning Outcomes Project (GALOP), which will help drive standards and quality in some ten thousand low-performing basic schools across the country. Launching the Project on Thursday, 18th June, 2020, at Jubilee House, President Akufo-Addo indicated that, in spite of the…

UEW Partners ‘Right to Play’ to Train Future Teachers
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UEW Partners ‘Right to Play’ to Train Future Teachers

Management of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has today, Monday, 22nd June, 2020, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a global organisation, ‘Right to Play’ at the Council Chamber, North Campus, UEW. The MoU gives ‘Right to Play’ the green light to support UEW in the training of future teachers in different Faculties in…

‘I am still single, hope to meet a rich man’ – YOLO Actress
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‘I am still single, hope to meet a rich man’ – YOLO Actress

YOLO actress, Etornam Bedi says she looks forward to meeting a better-looking rich man that declares himself to her. In an interview on Spotlight Pulse on Univers TV, the young actress, who is affectionately called Etty Bedi, urged men falling in love for her to meet her in person to make their intentions known to…

SHS Students in Ghana to be allowed to use ‘special cellular phones’ by Gov’t

SHS Students in Ghana to be allowed to use ‘special cellular phones’ by Gov’t

The Government of Ghana (GoG) is reportedly set to supply all Senior High Schools (SHSs) across the country with a ‘special’ cellular phones for use by students as part of measures to stem the virus and limit contacts in schools. Madam Enyonam Afi Amafuga, the Volta Regional Director of Education disclosed this in an exclusive interview with…

NSMQ-19 Timeline: St. John’s Grammar SHS shrugs off JAPASS and NASS

NSMQ-19 Timeline: St. John’s Grammar SHS shrugs off JAPASS and NASS

Achimota-based St John’s Grammar got an easy victory Saturday to secure qualification to the knockout stages of the ongoing National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ). They dominated the entire contest and finished with 54 points, much higher than their challengers. Jachie Pramso SHS who have carved a niche for themselves as giant slayers in 2017…

4,500 Basic Schools in Greater Accra being disinfected by Zoomlion Ghana

4,500 Basic Schools in Greater Accra being disinfected by Zoomlion Ghana

About 4,500 basic schools in the Greater Accra Region are expected to be disinfected by Zoomlion Ghana Limited. The exercise, which will cover both public and private basic schools, began on Monday in the Ablekuma North Municipal Assembly of the Greater Accra Region. General Manager, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Greater Accra Region, Ernest Morgan Arthur, made the…

UE/R: Final-year Students of Sandema SHS (SANSECTECH) fail to report to school today

UE/R: Final-year Students of Sandema SHS (SANSECTECH) fail to report to school today

In the Builsa North District in the Upper East Region , final year students of the Sandema Senior High School (Sandema SHS) haven’t reported to campus in spite of the President’s expectation that every school reopens today. Teachers and non teaching stafff were seen standing in front of the entrance to the administration of the…

WASSCE 2020: 313,837 SHS Students to write this year

WASSCE 2020: 313,837 SHS Students to write this year

A total of 313,837 SHS 3 students across the country will sit for the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), President Akufo-Addo has disclosed. The President revealed this figure in his 12th televised nation’s address monitored by Georgeweb.org updating the citizenry on measures put in place to ensure the safety of students on June 22…

Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa launches “Operation Brighten Every Corner (OBEC)” Intervention in his Constituency

Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa launches “Operation Brighten Every Corner (OBEC)” Intervention in his Constituency

Earlier today we (Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa) and my Constituency leaders launched a new intervention in my beloved constituency known as: “Operation Brighten Every Corner (OBEC).” OBEC will lead to the installation of at least 1,000 streetlights across the North Tongu constituency. We are beginning with all Senior High Schools to ensure the improvement of visibility…

COVID-19: Kumasi Mayor pays visit to SHSs within his Metropolis

COVID-19: Kumasi Mayor pays visit to SHSs within his Metropolis

The Mayor Hon.Osei Assibey Antwi together with the Metro Director of Education has paid a working visit to some SHS schools within the Metropolis. The visit was to ascertain whether the school authorities are adhering to the Protocols concerning the Covid-19 pandemic as schools reopened today. We gathered that each student was given bottles of…

St. Thomas Aquinas SHS enforcing strict COVID-19 Protocols

St. Thomas Aquinas SHS enforcing strict COVID-19 Protocols

Mr Paul Amoasi Baidoo, the Headmaster of St Thomas Aquinas Senior High School (SHS), on Monday said safety measures are in place to protect final year students returning to prepare for the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The second year Gold Track students are also back to school to complete their first semester,…

Final-year Students of Sekondi College (SECKO) stranded upon arrival

Final-year Students of Sekondi College (SECKO) stranded upon arrival

Over 100 final year students of the Sekondi College in the Western Region were on Monday evening left stranded for close to three hours at the school’s main gate. The students, most of whom had come from outside the Region, were seen with their personal effects lined up at the school’s entrance. When 3news.com got to the…

24-year-old Security Man Imprisoned for Kissing and Removing Ladies Pants

24-year-old Security Man Imprisoned for Kissing and Removing Ladies Pants

William Adomako, a 24-year-old security man, who kissed the cheeks of an eight-year-old girl and removed her pant at East Legon, has been sentenced to a year’s imprisonment by an Accra circuit court. Adomako pleaded not guilty to his charge of indecent assault but at the end of the trial the court, presided by Mrs…

News: IHRC Ghana Pays A Courtesy Call On The Electoral Commission (EC)

News: IHRC Ghana Pays A Courtesy Call On The Electoral Commission (EC)

On Tuesday 9th June 2020 the Chairman/Special Envoy of the International Human Rights Commission to Ghana, Ambassador Professor Michael Kwateng paid a courtesy call on the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Jean Adukwei Mensa along with some IHRC Executives in Ghana at the headquarters of the EC, Accra Ridge. The Chairperson of the EC…

Accra Technical University (ATU) records first case of COVID-19

Accra Technical University (ATU) records first case of COVID-19

The Accra Technical University – formerly known as Accra Poly – has recorded its first COVID-19 case, authorities announced to students on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The affected patient is a national service personnel at one of the academic departments, a circular to the university community said. “The said person is currently in isolation at…

Angry Suhum SHTS (SUTESCO) Headmistress locks out students for reporting late

Angry Suhum SHTS (SUTESCO) Headmistress locks out students for reporting late

Scores of final year Students of Suhum Senior High and Technical School (SUTESCO) in the Eastern Region were left stranded last night for reporting late to school. The over 70 stranded students made up of both males and females many of whom were from outside the jurisdiction of Suhum were prevented from entering the campus…

Deputy Minister for Education prays for divine protection for all Final-year Students amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Deputy Minister for Education prays for divine protection for all Final-year Students amidst COVID-19 pandemic

After an unusual break, schools have re-opened, and candidates in JHS and SHS are going back to school. Academic work must go on amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. As I pray for divine protection for our kids and staff (teaching and non-teaching) in the various schools, I also advise them to adhere to the COVID-19 protocols…

IHRC To Partner CHRAJ To Deal With Corruption And Human Rights Violations

IHRC To Partner CHRAJ To Deal With Corruption And Human Rights Violations

The call for a close collaboration between the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) and the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) was made on Friday, 12th June 2020 by Prof. Michael Kwateng. Prof. Kwateng, the Chairman/Special Envoy to Ghana made the call during a familiarization visit to the CHRAJ by the IHRC-Ghana. The…

Just in: Gh¢8m Scholarship Fund for Tertiary Students in Ghana to be awarded

Just in: Gh¢8m Scholarship Fund for Tertiary Students in Ghana to be awarded

The government has made available GH¢8 million to be awarded as bursaries to deserving students under the Local Tertiary Decentralisation Scholarship Scheme. The package is meant to support successful applicants to pursue tertiary education in the country leading to the award of a diploma up to a doctorate degree. The bursary, being issued through the…

COVID-19: 4 Suspected Ordorgonno SHS Students Isolated over High Temperatures

COVID-19: 4 Suspected Ordorgonno SHS Students Isolated over High Temperatures

Four students at the Odorgonno Senior High School have been isolated after temperature checks on Tuesday, 23rd June 2020. According to the authorities of the school, the students were taken through temperature checked upon arrival at the school. After the temperature scans, four (4) of the students who recorded very high temperatures were isolated from the rest for…

SHS Students in Accra undergo COVID-19 Orientation
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SHS Students in Accra undergo COVID-19 Orientation

Senior high schools (SHSs) throughout the country reopened yesterday to prepare final year students for the West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The Yellow Track students in second year are also back to school to complete their first semester, in line with the Presidential Directive as part of the gradual easing of the COVID-19…

UEW to hold 25th Congregation for Final year students in August 2020
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UEW to hold 25th Congregation for Final year students in August 2020

The Academic Board wishes to announce for the information of all final year students that 25th Congregation for 2019/2020 graduands is slated for August 2020.   Consequently, all final year students are to ensure that: full payment of fees has been made; and appropriate clearance processes in the University have been completed. Management wishes all final year…

Osinowo Died a Fulfilled Politician, Family Man – Sanwo-Olu

Osinowo Died a Fulfilled Politician, Family Man – Sanwo-Olu

•Tributes Rain For Late Federal Legislator, As Lagos Assembly Holds Special Plenary In His Honour It was a solemn moment in the chamber of the Lagos State House of Assembly, as rain of tributes and dirges poured out for the late lawmaker representing Lagos East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Sen. Adebayo Sikiru Osinowo,…

UCC Donates Computers and Accessories to Central Regional Police Command

UCC Donates Computers and Accessories to Central Regional Police Command

The University has donated five sets of computers and accessories to the Central Regional Police Command.  The accessories were five sets of Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) and a Coloured Printer. Presentation Presenting the items, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, noted that the donation was to support the Police to enhance their work. Prof. Ampiah said…

UCC announces Vacancy for a Provost of the College of Health and Allied Sciences (COHAS)

UCC announces Vacancy for a Provost of the College of Health and Allied Sciences (COHAS)

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR APPOINTMENT OF PROVOST OF THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES  The University of Cape Coast invites applications from experienced, results-oriented and highly motivated individuals for the position of Provost for the College of Health and Allied Sciences which will become vacant on 1st August, 2020. Key Responsibilities The Provost is the Academic and Administrative…

UEW Office for Institutional Advancement (OIA) to hold 9th Webinar Session on COVID-19
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UEW Office for Institutional Advancement (OIA) to hold 9th Webinar Session on COVID-19

The Office for Institutional Advancement (OIA) invites members of the University Community as well as the general public to the 9th Webinar Session on the topic Covid-19: Perspectives on Educational Studies. The Web is scheduled as follows: Date: Friday, 26th June, 2020 Time: 6:00pm. Presenters: Prof. Samuel K. Hayford, Dean, Faculty of Educational Studies, UEW…

Ashaiman SHS (ASHIASEC) Students readies for Academic Work

Ashaiman SHS (ASHIASEC) Students readies for Academic Work

The Ashaiman Senior High School is getting ready to start academic work in earnest after authorities disinfected the entire school in anticipation of the commencement of academic work. Mr Isaac Narh Dorh, Assistant Headmaster, Academic Affairs, speaking in an interview with the Ghana News Agency, said the school had made adequate preparations ahead of the…

2.7 Million Pupils Benefitting From School Feeding Programme (GSFP)

2.7 Million Pupils Benefitting From School Feeding Programme (GSFP)

A total of 2.7 million pupils in public Primary schools have been enrolled on the National School Feeding Programme. The government is determined to undertake further expansion, Mrs. Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection has said. According to her, the programme established by former President J.A. Kufuor has also created over…

B/R: NCCE educates teacher credit unions on COVID-19 Prevention

B/R: NCCE educates teacher credit unions on COVID-19 Prevention

The Bono Regional Office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has intensified education and sensitization of staff of teacher cooperative credit unions in the region on the COVID-19 disease prevention. First, in the series, it aims at using the staff as educators to educate the entire membership of the Unions’, which include non-teachers such…

COVID-19: Two Final-year Students of  Mawuko Girl’s SHS isolated by School Authorities

COVID-19: Two Final-year Students of Mawuko Girl’s SHS isolated by School Authorities

Two students at the Mawuko Girls School in Ho have reportedly been isolated by school authorities over fears they have contracted coronavirus. Sources at the school told Starr News the Covid-19 response team in the region was called in to assist in isolating the students. Meanwhile, Ho Central MP Benjamin Komla Kpodo has lamented over…

Vice-Chancellor of UMat Meets Final Year Students to Welcome them back to Campus
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Vice-Chancellor of UMat Meets Final Year Students to Welcome them back to Campus

The Vice Chancellor of UMaT, Prof J. S. Y. Kuma has held a meeting with the final year students of the University shortly after their arrival on campus. The meeting took the students through the COVID-19 protocols as they come back to Campus to finish their studies and write their examinations for a period of…

Schools  Ensure and Enforce Safety Protocols as They Re-Open

Schools Ensure and Enforce Safety Protocols as They Re-Open

Strict compliance with COVID-19 safety protocols took center stage yesterday when senior high schools (SHSs) reopened for the final year and second year Gold Track students. In a number of schools visited by the Daily Graphic across the country, it was observed that all the no mask protocols, no entry, temperature control and placement of…

‘No COVID-19 Case at Ordorgonno SHS’ – Headmaster debunks reports
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‘No COVID-19 Case at Ordorgonno SHS’ – Headmaster debunks reports

Headmaster of Odorgonno Senior High School Samuel Mensah has dismissed reports that some six returning students have contracted coronavirus and are in isolation. He told our reporter Grace Hammoah Asare on Wednesday that four of the returning students indeed recorded high temperatures and were placed in isolation for further checks. The checks conducted by nurses…

UG Registrar Donates Reflective Jackets to Security Services Unit
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UG Registrar Donates Reflective Jackets to Security Services Unit

The Registrar, Mrs. Mercy Haizel-Ashia, has donated two hundred and fifty (250) reflective jackets to the Security Services Unit. At the presentation ceremony, the Registrar noted that there had been a number of burglaries in recent times, prompting the Security Services to intensify its night patrols, especially, around the residential areas. She said it is…

Ghana’s Minister of Education in isolation at UGMC for suspicion of contracting COVID-19

Ghana’s Minister of Education in isolation at UGMC for suspicion of contracting COVID-19

The Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, is in isolation at the University of Ghana Medical Center (UGMC) in Accra after being suspected of contracting coronavirus. This follows a voluntary test he undertook of COVID-19 at the same centre on Monday evening after he returned from his constituency. The Minister reportedly had symptoms of…

COVID-19: Health Lapses at St. Martins SHS (SMARTS) in Nsawam as Students are Exposed to Risk

COVID-19: Health Lapses at St. Martins SHS (SMARTS) in Nsawam as Students are Exposed to Risk

A group call Youth Advocates Ghana(YAG) has observed with concerns lapses in  Covid-19 preventive protocols in St.Martins Senior High School in Nsawam in the Eastern region exposing students to health danger. The observations were made when the group in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service and Ghana Health Service in the Nsawam-Adoagyiri Municipality visited the…

Final-year Student of Ofoase SHTS (OSETS) Dies in a Car Accident while  returning to school

Final-year Student of Ofoase SHTS (OSETS) Dies in a Car Accident while returning to school

A final year student of Ofoase Senior High/Technical School (OSETS), Miss Esther Nyamekye, has reportedly died in a gory accident while returning to school to prepare for the West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination  (WASSCE). She reportedly died in an accident at Banso when the taxi in which she was travelling in with other…

COCOBOD Receives Proposals For The US$1.3billion Syndicated Loan Facility

COCOBOD Receives Proposals For The US$1.3billion Syndicated Loan Facility

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has received proposals from a number of international banks to raise funds for its annual syndicated loan and is presently engaged in the usual negotiations which follow such proposals before reaching an agreement. It is expected that the cocoa authority and its financing partners will complete negotiations and sign an…

Dr. Koryoe Anim-Wright Appointed as First Female Registrar of UPSA
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Dr. Koryoe Anim-Wright Appointed as First Female Registrar of UPSA

The Governing Council of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. G. Koryoe Anim-Wright as Registrar of the University. Dr. Anim-Wright is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of management experience in higher education. Her experience spans the areas of fundraising, institutional advancement, and grants…

Parliament: Minority calls on Gov’t for Mass Testing of Final-year SHS Students and Teachers
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Parliament: Minority calls on Gov’t for Mass Testing of Final-year SHS Students and Teachers

The Minority Caucus in Parliament has called on government to begin mass testing of teachers and all final-year Senior High School (SHS) students who report to campus for the coronavirus. Additionally, government must provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) for the teachers and students to co-exist on the various campuses. “Although education is very important you…

‘We have separated the Day Students from the Boarders’ – Headmaster of AFSHTS

‘We have separated the Day Students from the Boarders’ – Headmaster of AFSHTS

Following President Akufo-Addo’s order for final year students to go back to school Monday, June 22, 2020, Headmaster of Armed Forces Senior High Technical School (AFSHTS), Lieutenant Colonel Osman Zuneidu has noted that management has drawn a line between day students and boarders on campus to monitor them. “We also separated the day students from…

ATC-Ghana Donates PPEs to Greater Accra Office of NCCE Ghana

ATC-Ghana Donates PPEs to Greater Accra Office of NCCE Ghana

ATC-Ghana, a licensed Company providing telephone infrastructure services, has donated Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) to the Greater Accra Regional office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE). The gesture is in recognition of the work of civic educators as frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19. The items include 100 pieces of liquid soap,…

Benefits of Solving WASSCE/BECE Past Questions and not ‘APOR’
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Benefits of Solving WASSCE/BECE Past Questions and not ‘APOR’

Past questions have become a part of every examination candidates must-do while preparing for an exam. People have varied opinions about its importance and if it is a norm that should be encouraged. Regardless of which side of the divide you stand, past questions help determine one’s preparedness for an examination. This week, the government…

Accra Technical University’s (ATU) Academic Department shut down over COVID-19 Fears

Accra Technical University’s (ATU) Academic Department shut down over COVID-19 Fears

The Management of the Accra Technical University (ATU) has reportedly closed down the academic department of the university after a staff tested positive for the novel coronavirus that has killed 95 peoples. The Accra-based Technical University recorded the first case of the virus on campus a week after a final year student reported to school after the…

COVID-19: Journalist Gary Al-Smith of Multimedia Discharged from Hospital after testing positive

COVID-19: Journalist Gary Al-Smith of Multimedia Discharged from Hospital after testing positive

Discharged. • I’ve spent my first 24 hours in almost two weeks outside the University of Ghana Medical Center. I came in, through these doors, as an uncertain patient. I walked out an emboldened miracle. • To God: all glory is yours. To family: the support has been incredible. To colleagues/friends: thanks for being there…

‘Focus on education policy and Stop private teacher licensing’ – GNACOPS charges NTC, MoE, others

‘Focus on education policy and Stop private teacher licensing’ – GNACOPS charges NTC, MoE, others

THE EXECUTIVE Director of Ghana National Council of Private Schools (GNACOPS), Mr Enoch Kwasi Gyetuah, has called on the Ministry of Education to immediately stop the ongoing licensing of private school teachers and rather focus on educational policy for private schools. According to GNACOPS, until the Ministry of Education and Ghana Education Service (GES) develop…

Must Read: The Earthquake Of 22nd June 1939 And Its Effect In Ghana

Must Read: The Earthquake Of 22nd June 1939 And Its Effect In Ghana

Though Ghana is far away from the major earthquake zones of the world, it is, however, prone to earthquake disaster. Ghana has records of damaging earthquakes dating as far back as 1636. The last three major ones occurred in 1862, 1906 and 1939. The most destructive earthquake that struck the then Gold Coast and caused…

Earthquake Hazard Prevention and Mitigation in the West African Sub-Region
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Earthquake Hazard Prevention and Mitigation in the West African Sub-Region

A few major earthquakes and countless minor ones have occurred in recent times in the West African sub-region. The most destructive ones occurred in the Accra region of Ghana and in northwestern Guinea. The Cameroun volcanic line is another zone where several earthquakes have occurred in the past. There is, in general, a very low…

Prof Akosua Dickson appointed first female KNUST Vice-Chancellor

Prof Akosua Dickson appointed first female KNUST Vice-Chancellor

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has appointed Prof. (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson as the new Vice Chancellor of the University. Her appointment takes effect August 1, 2020. She becomes the first female to be appointed as Vice-Chancellor of the instituition. Prior to her appointment, she was the Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University,…

Anas Aremeyaw Anas to release another piece on ‘Corona Quacks’ on BBC Africa Eye

Anas Aremeyaw Anas to release another piece on ‘Corona Quacks’ on BBC Africa Eye

Ghanaian investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas who has been on the low for some time now has just announced on his official social media handles that, there will be an explosive expose’ as he usually do. According to the short statement he released, this version will focus on the occurrences during this corona virus period….

No ‘Break Time’ for Final-year JHS Students when school re-opens’ – COHBS

No ‘Break Time’ for Final-year JHS Students when school re-opens’ – COHBS

Following the June 29 school reopening for final year students in Junior High Schools, the President for the Heads of Conference of Basic Schools (COHBS), Mrs. Mercy Akayila Anuembi has said there will be no ‘break time’ for students during school hours. Mrs. Mercy Akayila Anuembi, in an interview with Adom FM’s Dwaso Nsem morning show on…

‘No Student Has Contracted COVID-19’ – Headmistress of Adisadel College debunks rumours

‘No Student Has Contracted COVID-19’ – Headmistress of Adisadel College debunks rumours

Reverend Faustina Baidoo, Headmistress of Adisadel College in Cape Coast has debunked rumours circulating that a student in the school had contracted COVID-19. According to the School, speculation trending on social media indicating that one of the students who returned to school on Monday, June 23, had tested positive for COVID-19 and had been quarantined….

India: 16-year-old TikTok star Siya Kakkar dies by suicide, leaving social media users shocked

India: 16-year-old TikTok star Siya Kakkar dies by suicide, leaving social media users shocked

An Indian TikTok star Siya Kakkar, reportedly died today after committing suicide, according to Indian media reports. Coming a few weeks after Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death by suicide, news about Kakkar has left Indians shocked, with many taking to Twitter to discuss mental health among youngsters. With over 1.1 million fans on the…

GUSA Games 2020: No document policy supports payment of bonuses – Dr. Bello 

GUSA Games 2020: No document policy supports payment of bonuses – Dr. Bello 

Director of the University of Ghana Sports Directorate, Dr Bella Bello has said that there is no policy document that supports the payments of bonuses to Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) winners. In an exclusive interview with Univers Sports, he disclosed that the only bonuses paid are the pledges and promises made by the Vice…

PPEs are available, schools can collect them from their education offices – MoE 

PPEs are available, schools can collect them from their education offices – MoE 

Public Relations Officer for the Ministry of Education (MoE), Kwasi Obeng-Fosu has admonished heads of senior high schools that are yet to receive government’s COVID-19 items to claim them from their respective education offices. According to him, government distributed Personal Protective Equipment including alcohol-based hand sanitizers, Veronica Buckets, packets of soap, and tissue papers to…

Krobo Girl’s Alumni (KOGA) donates Medical Supplies to their Alma Mater
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Krobo Girl’s Alumni (KOGA) donates Medical Supplies to their Alma Mater

The North America chapter of the Krobo Girls Alumni (KOGA) has supported their Alma mater with medical supplies to enable the students to observe the anti-COVID-19 protocols. The items worth GH₵27,661, is to complement the school’s supply, and made up of 10 hands-free basins, 50 gallons of liquid soap, gun thermometers, facemasks and gloves. Mrs…

University Of Ghana receives Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support the Establishment of a Centre for Teaching and Learning Innovation

University Of Ghana receives Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support the Establishment of a Centre for Teaching and Learning Innovation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a grant of US$800,000 to the University of Ghana, to support the establishment of a Centre for Teaching and Learning Innovation in the Humanities. The grant which will run for four years, starting from the 2020/2021 academic year, forms part of an amount of US$4 million the Foundation…

Tamale: Northern School of Business (NOBISCO) records no COVID-19 Case

Tamale: Northern School of Business (NOBISCO) records no COVID-19 Case

Some teachers at the Northern School of Business located in Tamale on Thursday dispelled social media posts that suggested that two students of the school had tested positive for COVID-19. The teachers, who did not want to be named, told the GNA in Tamale that all their final year students, who arrived at the school…

Kwahu Ridge SHTS (KRISTECH) gets 12-Unit Classroom Block from Gov’t

Kwahu Ridge SHTS (KRISTECH) gets 12-Unit Classroom Block from Gov’t

In a bid to end the double-track system currently ongoing across the country’s Senior High Schools, the Akufo-Addo led government decided to construct more classroom blocks and dormitories for schools with high enrollments. Kwahu Ridge Senior High Technical School in the Kwahu-South District of the Eastern Region was one of the schools that benefitted from…

Fact Check: Mfantsiman SHS, Adisadel and Apam SHS haven’t recorded any COVID-19 Cases
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Fact Check: Mfantsiman SHS, Adisadel and Apam SHS haven’t recorded any COVID-19 Cases

President Akufo-Addo on June 5, announced the easing of coronavirus restrictions that would enable the partial re-opening of some sectors of Ghana’s economy. The president as part of the lifting of the partial restrictions, partially opened senior High schools to pave way for the final year students to write their final exams. In compliance with…

‘Final year SHS students will receive three-square meals daily’ – CHASS 

‘Final year SHS students will receive three-square meals daily’ – CHASS 

General Secretary for the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS), Kwame Eduiome has indicated that final year SHS students will receive three-square meals in, and beyond the first week of reopening. According to him, until the government supplies senior high schools with new food items, the students will be fed with the remainder…

Yemeni delegation arrives in Saudi Arabia to discuss implementation of Riyadh Agreement

Yemeni delegation arrives in Saudi Arabia to discuss implementation of Riyadh Agreement

Yemeni Southern Transitional Council member and former Aden Governor Nasser Al-Khabji, left, and Yemen’s deputy Prime Minister Salem Al-Khanbashi sign a power-sharing deal in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. A Yemeni delegation including members of parliament and advisors to President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi’s arrived in Riyadh from Cairo, Al Arabiya TV reported on…

UPSA releases Timetable for Admission Deadlines for 2020/2021 Academic Year

UPSA releases Timetable for Admission Deadlines for 2020/2021 Academic Year

The University of Professional Studies, Accra formerly known as Institute of Professional Studies, is a public university in Ghana. The main campus is located in Accra. UPSA is the first university in Ghana to provide both academic and business professional education.  Timetable for Admission Deadlines for 2020/2021 Academic Year Type of Applicant /Activity Starting Date…

COVID-19: Ada SHTS (ASTECH) receives Gov’t Prevention Items

COVID-19: Ada SHTS (ASTECH) receives Gov’t Prevention Items

The Ada Senior High Technical School (ASTECH) has received its share of the COVID-19 prevention items provided by government as school reopens for final year students and form two gold track students. Veronica Buckets, liquid soaps, basins, tissue rolls, dustbins, face masks, hand sanitizers and thermometer guns had duly being received by the school authorities….

Africa Education Watch Advocates The Abolishment Of Teacher Trainee Allowances

Africa Education Watch Advocates The Abolishment Of Teacher Trainee Allowances

Africa Education Watch (AEW), an education policy research and advocacy organization, has proposed the abolishment of the teacher trainee training allowances. The move, according to a statement issued by the organization in Accra on Saturday, was to help government speed up the country’s development agenda, and allocate resources to the areas needed. The organisation, led…

Press Release: WAEC Liberia Former Head Of Office Will Be Laid To Rest On Saturday
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Press Release: WAEC Liberia Former Head Of Office Will Be Laid To Rest On Saturday

WAEC Liberia Former Head Of Office Will Be Laid To Rest On Saturday MONROVIA, June 25, 2020 – WAEC Liberia former Head of National Office, Mr. John Y. Gayvolor will this Saturday, June 27 be laid to rest at the Nimba United Cemetery in Mount Barclay, Montserrado County. The body of the late WAEC Liberia…

Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee dontaes Facemasks, Sanitizers and Veronica Buckets to Ada SHTS (ASTECH)

Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee dontaes Facemasks, Sanitizers and Veronica Buckets to Ada SHTS (ASTECH)

Today, 25/06/2020, I had the opportunity to visit Ada Senior High School, Ada Technical School and Growth Technical institute to distribute face masks, alcohol based hand sanitizers, Veronica bowls, dustbins, gallons of liquid soap, tissue papers to students, teachers and non-teaching staff. Thereafter, I went to Amlakpo to hand over three unit classroom block to…

Hon. Eunice Lasi donates Hand Sanitizers, Maths Sets, Pens and Nose Masks to Ada SHTS (ASTECH)
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Hon. Eunice Lasi donates Hand Sanitizers, Maths Sets, Pens and Nose Masks to Ada SHTS (ASTECH)

As schools have been opened for our kids who are in their final year, it’s a responsibility on us as parents, guardians and well meaning individuals to express our collective love to them. I believe when we do so, it will go a long way to motivate and encourage them to take their studies very…

WAEC Partners SystemSpecs to Facilitate Online GCE Registration for GCE Examinations

WAEC Partners SystemSpecs to Facilitate Online GCE Registration for GCE Examinations

Indigenous house of innovation, SystemSpecs, has once again, reinforced its commitment to fostering e-governance by providing registration access through PINs for the forthcoming Aug/Sept West African Examination Council (WAEC) via its award-winning fintech application, Remita. Today’s Echo gathers that prospective private candidates of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) – Second Series…

NSMQ Mistress Leads Levers in Heels’ 100 African Women in STEM fighting COVID-19

NSMQ Mistress Leads Levers in Heels’ 100 African Women in STEM fighting COVID-19

Levers in Heels’ 100 African Women in STEM fighting COVID-19: In response to the #COVID19 pandemic in Ghana, Elsie Effah Kaufmann, PhD, President of the Ghana Society of Biomedical Engineers (GSBE) and her team are working to develop, locally produce and donate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ventilators for use by frontline healthcare workers. While…

Accra Circuit Court jails Mason to 27 Years Imprisonment for robbing Pastor and another

Accra Circuit Court jails Mason to 27 Years Imprisonment for robbing Pastor and another

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday sentenced Baba Musah, a 24-year-old mason, to 27-years imprisonment with hard labour for robbing a pastor of his Holy Bible and another lady of her handbag. Musah was given a 15-year-jail for robbing Madam Patience Adzimahe of her bag containing phones, cash and other valuables; and 12-years for forcibly…

Mastercard Foundation Scholars at KNUST Donate to Ejisu Government Hospital

Mastercard Foundation Scholars at KNUST Donate to Ejisu Government Hospital

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), the MCFSP at KNUST Scholars Council and the KNUST Scholars Community have in a short ceremony, donated hospital equipment to the Ejisu Government Hospital, Ejisu, a community in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The equipment donated included; five (5) Wheelchairs, five…

Citi TV ‘Class Act’: Dep.Education Minister complete today’s teaching on Exponential Equations

Citi TV ‘Class Act’: Dep.Education Minister complete today’s teaching on Exponential Equations

I just finished teaching Exponential Equations on Citi TV’s ‘Class Act’. It was a very awesome experience; especially knowing that I was giving back to society through teaching, one of the things I love doing best. Thank you to everyone who spared time to watch me on #CitiTVlive or on my page as I shared…

Israel: Viral Sex Video of UN Official in a Car surfaces Online

Israel: Viral Sex Video of UN Official in a Car surfaces Online

The United Nations (UN) says it has launched investigation into a viral video showing a couple apparently having sex in one of its official cars in Israel. Spokesman of the Secretary-General, Mr Stephane Dujarric, told UN correspondents in New York on Friday that the organisation was “shocked and deeply disturbed” by the footage. Dujarric confirmed…

GSTS Alumni donates PPEs to their Alma Mater to Support COVID-19 Fight
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GSTS Alumni donates PPEs to their Alma Mater to Support COVID-19 Fight

Alumni of the Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS), have supported the safe stay of final year and gold track students of the school with a donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The Deputy Global Organizer of the Alumni, Giant Julius Ben Nkrumah, at the handing over of the items which included thermometer guns and sanitizers…

COVID-19: Zanetor Rawlings calls on Government to provide schools with medical and sanitary supplies

COVID-19: Zanetor Rawlings calls on Government to provide schools with medical and sanitary supplies

Member of Parliament for the Klottey-Korley constituency, Dr Zanetor Rawlings, has appealed to the government to assist senior high schools with medical and sanitary supplies as they have reopened for final year students to study for their exit exams. She made this call when she donated nose masks and veronica buckets to some Senior High…

Must Read: How to Calculate Your Opera News Hub Revenue in Ghana as a Writer

Must Read: How to Calculate Your Opera News Hub Revenue in Ghana as a Writer

A Practical Reference to Calculate Your Opera News Hub Revenue in Ghana In the past in other countries Opera News Hub operation practice, calculating your Opera News Hub monthly revenue was as simple as multiplying the number of clicks you generate in the month by the value of a click. We soon realised that this…

GIMPA Appoints Prof. Martin Morgan Tuuli as New Deputy Rector
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GIMPA Appoints Prof. Martin Morgan Tuuli as New Deputy Rector

Professor Martin Morgan Tuuli has been appointed as the new Deputy Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). The 41-year-old Deputy Rector whose appointment takes effect from July 1, is taunted as an outstanding academic and researcher and, therefore, poised to take the research and academic leadership of GIMPA to another…

Takoradi Technical University (TTU) Student Portal – www.ttuportal.com

Takoradi Technical University (TTU) Student Portal – www.ttuportal.com

Takoradi Technical University is a public tertiary education institution located in Sekondi-Takoradi, the capital of the Western Region of Ghana. Takoradi Technical University was established as a Government Technical Institute in 1954 and became part of the State Tertiary Education System. The Takoradi Technical University student portal, a TTU portal for students and staff –…

Kumasi Technical Institute (KTI) to set up COVID-19 Isolation Centre soon

Kumasi Technical Institute (KTI) to set up COVID-19 Isolation Centre soon

The Principal of Kumasi Technical Institute (KTI) has revealed measures put in place to ensure the safety of students against the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic as they return to school. Mr Mintah Bieni who was speaking to some journalists revealed that the school’s designated isolation centre will be ready any moment soon. He also explained that…

Cape Coast Technical University Student Portal – cctu.edu.gh

Cape Coast Technical University Student Portal – cctu.edu.gh

Cape Coast University is a public tertiary institution in the Central Region of Ghana. The Cape Coast Technical University student portal, CCTU portal for students, and staff – wapolyadmissions.net was created for formal and prospective students of the University. The portal is to help them create an account or log in to perform certain academic action e.g. Course Registration,…

Nana Addo to Address Ghanaians tonight on Re-opening Modalities for Final-year JHS  Students

Nana Addo to Address Ghanaians tonight on Re-opening Modalities for Final-year JHS Students

President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo is expected to address the country on the modalities for the reopening and also to remind the people of Ghana especially the students to adhere to the various safety protocols put in place to fight the disease. Ghana is currently implementing a phased approach to easing the various measures put…

Central University Student Portal – myportal.central.edu.gh

Central University Student Portal – myportal.central.edu.gh

The Central University was founded by the International Central Gospel Church in Accra, Ghana. It started off as a pastoral training institute in 1988. In June 1991, it was known as the Central Bible College. The Central University Student Portal, a central portal for students and staff – myportal.central.edu.gh was created for formal and prospective…

Koforidua Technical University (KTU) Student Portal – sip.ktu.edu.gh

Koforidua Technical University (KTU) Student Portal – sip.ktu.edu.gh

Koforidua Technical University is one of the ten Technical Universities established in every region in Ghana. It was founded in 1997. Since 1999 it has produced graduates with HND in accountancy, marketing, purchasing and supply, statistics and computer science. The Koforidua Technical University student portal, KTU portal for students, and staff – wapolyadmissions.net was created…

MoE Urged To Help NGOs In Order To Compliment Government’s Efforts

MoE Urged To Help NGOs In Order To Compliment Government’s Efforts

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Education (MoE) was urged to create the necessary platforms which would inspire NGOs and private individuals to provide students with virtual learning. Professor Dominic Danso Mensah, Director of the Institute of Teacher Education and Continuing Professional Development at University of Education Winneba (UEW), who made…

Teacher Unions Engage GES On Legacy Arrears Over Suspected Data Irregularities

Teacher Unions Engage GES On Legacy Arrears Over Suspected Data Irregularities

Teacher Unions are currently engaging the Ghana Education Service (GES) to correct the alleged rise in the number of beneficiaries of the still to be paid Legacy Arrears as opposed to the amount estimated in the data of the Ghana Education Service (GES). According to reports gathered by EducationGhana, the details submitted for the claim…

UPSA Lecturer cautions Companies’ of Board Directors over CSR Budgets above Financial Capacity

UPSA Lecturer cautions Companies’ of Board Directors over CSR Budgets above Financial Capacity

Discussants at the fifth e-seminar series organized by the University of Cape Coast School of Business calls for greater attention on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) during this pandemic The topic for discussion was Coronavirus Pandemic and Corporate Social Responsibility Strategies. The e- seminar was chaired by the Provost of the College of Humanities and Legal…

Photos: Fire destroys Wa T.I. Ahmadiyya SHS as 30 students get stranded

Photos: Fire destroys Wa T.I. Ahmadiyya SHS as 30 students get stranded

Some 30 final year female students of Wa T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School have been displaced as a result of a fire that gutted their dormitory on Saturday. Though there were no fatalities the students lost all their valuables including uniforms, mattresses, books, and other personal items. This is less than a week after students…

COVID-19: Senior High Schools in the Oti Region implement strict Protocols

COVID-19: Senior High Schools in the Oti Region implement strict Protocols

Senior High Schools in the Oti Region are ensuring that protocols outlined to curb the spread of the coronavirus are strictly adhered to. The Ghana News Agency (GNA), which was with Nana Owusu Yeboah, Regional Minister during a tour of schools, which had re-opened after the lockdown, saw classrooms re-oriented to sit 25 each, and…

Schools Must Comply with Safety Protocols To Avoid Sanctions

Schools Must Comply with Safety Protocols To Avoid Sanctions

The Central Regional Minister, Mr Kwamena Duncan, has tasked the school authorities with ensuring strict compliance with COVID-19 safety protocols in order to prevent its severe consequences. He urged students and staff to diligently follow the safety protocols established by the government to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), adding that those who disobey the…

Wa Polytechnic Student Portal – wapolyadmissions.net

Wa Polytechnic Student Portal – wapolyadmissions.net

The Wa Polytechnic is a public tertiary institution in the Upper West Region of Ghana. Programmes run are: Pharmacy technology / dispensing technology Agricultural engineering Mechanical engineering The Wa Polytechnic student portal, WAPOLY portal for students and staff – wapolyadmissions.net was created for formal and prospective students of the University. The portal is to help…

UEW Clothing and Textiles Unit Hoists Fashion in Ghana to Another Level
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UEW Clothing and Textiles Unit Hoists Fashion in Ghana to Another Level

The largest auditorium in the University, Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre resonated colourful fashion designs and splendid modeling performances by final year students of the Department of Home Economics Education from Wednesday, 17th to Thursday, 18th June, 2020. Dinner and Bridal garments The fashion show, which is a requirement for the final year students who opted for Professional…

Staying at home could affect students’ performance- SWESCO Headmistress
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Staying at home could affect students’ performance- SWESCO Headmistress

Ms Golda Andam, Headmistress of the Swedru Secondary School (SWESCO) has appealed to parents to allow their final year and gold track students to go back to school without delay. She said effective measures have been put in place by the government and school management to ensure thorough protection against the spread of COVID-19. Out…

Update No.13: From ‘My Brothers and Sisters’ to ‘Fellow Ghanaians’ on COVID-19 Measures

Update No.13: From ‘My Brothers and Sisters’ to ‘Fellow Ghanaians’ on COVID-19 Measures

Fellow Ghanaians, good evening, and thank you for having me in your homes, once again. Two weeks ago, we begun the reopening of our schools, as part of the phased approach to bring our nation back to normalcy, following the outbreak of the novel COVID-19 disease in our country. Since that time, final year University…

Video: Adiembra SHS allegedly sacks over 120 Students for Breaching COVID-19 Protocols

Video: Adiembra SHS allegedly sacks over 120 Students for Breaching COVID-19 Protocols

Some 120 students from Adiembra Senior High School in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly of the Western Region have been sacked by school authority for breaching various Covid-19 protocols. The students, all boys allegedly left campus without permission and no supervision. This according to management is a complete breach of laid down restrictions and protocols…

University of Ghana extends Deadline for Registration of Supplementary Resit Exams

University of Ghana extends Deadline for Registration of Supplementary Resit Exams

Due to some technical challenges faced by our Service Provider, students have been unable to access the payment platform since Friday 26th June 2020 to make payments towards registering for the Supplementary Resit Examinations. We have the assurance of the Service Provider that the issue will be resolved by close of day today, Monday 29th June, 2020….

NSMQ Timeline-18: Mawuli School beats OWASS in a Fierce Battle

NSMQ Timeline-18: Mawuli School beats OWASS in a Fierce Battle

Two-time winners, Opoku Ware School(OWASS) and New Juaben SHS(NJUASCO) have been kicked out of the 2018 National Science and Maths quiz after a fierce battle with Mawuli School. After qualifying to the quarter-final stage in style on Thursday, June 21, Opoku Ware School were unable to secure their place in the Semi-final stage on Friday,…

Press Release: Haruna Institute Condemns Intimidation of Voltarians by Gov’t

Press Release: Haruna Institute Condemns Intimidation of Voltarians by Gov’t

The NPP as a political tradition has consistently described the people of Volta as foreigners. They do so with overtness but more so with innuendoes and odious speeches. NPP sponsored groups in the past have campaigned for a new voter’s register with the sole reason that there are one too many Togolese voting in the…

Incentive packages for health workers extended for 3 more months

Incentive packages for health workers extended for 3 more months

President Akufo-Addo has extended by 3 more months incentives he instituted in March this year.The incentives, announced during his 5th address to the nation, was initially for April, May and June. However, the President has announced that the incentives will be extended by 3 months to cover July, August and September.These incentives include scrapping of…

Kumasi Mayor, Hon.Osei Assibey pays working visit to JHSs in his Metropolis
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Kumasi Mayor, Hon.Osei Assibey pays working visit to JHSs in his Metropolis

The Mayor Hon. Osei Assibey Antwi has paid a working visit to some Junior High schools within the Metropolis as basic schools reopened today. The Mayor was accompanied by the Metro Director of Education, Mr. David Oppong and the team first port of call was Adiebeba MA JHS where Mr. Emmanuel Amoako the Headmaster indicated…

Meet The Amazing Twins from Mfantsipim School and Representing Ghana🇬🇭🇬🇭 in Brazil🇧🇷🇧🇷

Meet The Amazing Twins from Mfantsipim School and Representing Ghana🇬🇭🇬🇭 in Brazil🇧🇷🇧🇷

One of the twins in this picture was in my class (Science 2) in Mfantsipim school. The honest opinion I can say about them for sure is, that these twins were probably the smartest kids in our time. As science students they blew our minds with both their amazing IQ and scores in exams. None…

Must Read: Rawlings statement on Deployment of Security Personnels in Volta, Oti Regions

Must Read: Rawlings statement on Deployment of Security Personnels in Volta, Oti Regions

The presence of the military and other security agencies in some parts of the Volta and Oti Regions is generating animosity especially amongst innocent citizens whose basic way of life is being disrupted. The deployment along the borders at peacetime especially at this particular point in time has created so much suspicion and will call…

How ‘Anas’ cover was allegedly blown in TseAdo land-guards operation

How ‘Anas’ cover was allegedly blown in TseAdo land-guards operation

Kennedy Agyapong’s Net 2 TV has confirmed that the young man captured in a viral video is indeed Anas Aremeyaw Anas with shocking revelations. Net2 TV revealed that the land originally belonged to a La stool lawyer called Kojo Graham who also sold the land to another person. The new buyer had to fight with…

UG: SRC elections called-off, acting leaders to be appointed for 2020/2021 academic year

UG: SRC elections called-off, acting leaders to be appointed for 2020/2021 academic year

Students of the University of Ghana will not go to the polls this year to elect new executives for its Students Representative Council (SRC), Speaker of the General Assembly of the SRC has announced. He says that the General Assembly has invoked Article 25 of the SRC constitution, which spells out what must be done…

UEW Department of Home Economics Education Sensitises Effutu Inhabitants on COVID-19
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UEW Department of Home Economics Education Sensitises Effutu Inhabitants on COVID-19

The Department of Home Economics Education on Friday, 19th and Tuesday, 23rd June, 2020 reached out to inhabitants around Winneba Junction Lorry Station, Nsu Ekyir and Winneba Fish Market areas to sensitise them on the COVID-19 pandemic.    The three communities were exposed to common nutritious foods which would boost their immune system to help fight against…

UG: SRC aspirants cry over ‘wasted’ investments as elections called-off 

UG: SRC aspirants cry over ‘wasted’ investments as elections called-off 

University of Ghana students who declared their intention to run for various positions of the Students Representative Council for the 2020/2021 academic year are in pain as efforts they invested in their bid to lead the students front of the University have gone waste. Following the inability of the current SRC administration, led by Isaac…

Sunyani Technical University Student Portal – www.stu.edu.gh

Sunyani Technical University Student Portal – www.stu.edu.gh

The Sunyani Technical University Student Portal, STU portal for students and staff – www.stu.edu.gh was created for formal and prospective students of the University. The portal is to help them create an account or log in to perform certain academic action e.g. Course Registration, Fees Payment, Check Result, View Admission List/Status, Acceptance Fees Payment Details,…

UG: Economics students lament ‘unfair treatment’ from lecturers in online examination
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UG: Economics students lament ‘unfair treatment’ from lecturers in online examination

University of Ghana Economics students have complained about the manner in which their departmental lecturers are carrying out the online examination. According to the students, they were expecting to be administered with take-home assignments, but that has not been the case. “The problem cut across for all levels of the department which is sad. I…

Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC)  donates 50 Dual Desks to Rural school
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Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) donates 50 Dual Desks to Rural school

The Ghana Armed Forces Command (GAFCSC) in fulfilment of a promise made to the Shai-Osudoku District of the Greater Accra Region has donated 50 dual desks to the Meter District Assembly Basic School, near Asutsuare. The (GAFCSC) over a decade ago promised the Shai-Osudoku District to help them with a social intervention consequently the presentation of the…

Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu Re-Appointed to a Second Term as Vice-Chancellor of the University Of Ghana

Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu Re-Appointed to a Second Term as Vice-Chancellor of the University Of Ghana

NEWS RELEASE: PROF. EBENEZER ODURO OWUSU RE-APPOINTED TO A SECOND TERM AS VICE-CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA The University of Ghana Council at its meeting held on 30th June, 2020, approved a second term for the Vice Chancellor, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu from August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021 when he retires from…

Campus: UHAS Parliament halts ongoing SRC and local NUGS elections

Campus: UHAS Parliament halts ongoing SRC and local NUGS elections

The SRC Parliament of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) has terminated the ongoing SRC and Local NUGS elections in the school. This came as a blow on the various candidates and the student body to learn that an earlier decision to have the elections conducted has been dismissed. After the virtual reading…

UG: Delegation from Graphic Communications Group Limited Pays Visit to Vice-Chancellor

UG: Delegation from Graphic Communications Group Limited Pays Visit to Vice-Chancellor

As part of their 70th Anniversary celebrations, a delegation from the Graphic Communications Group Limited, led by the Managing Director, Mr. Ato Afful, has paid a visit to the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu. The visit was to seek partnership with the University for the mutual benefit of the two institutions. In his introductory remarks,…

I’m Above The Stealing Of Veronica buckets” – Headmistress to MP

I’m Above The Stealing Of Veronica buckets” – Headmistress to MP

Last Thursday, the headmistress of Gwiraman Senior High School in the Western Region’s Nzema East Municipality, Agatha Mensah, created a stir at school when she told the students and staff that she was above the level of stealing Veronica buckets. It was alleged in the community that two Veronica buckets were missing from items donated…

UG: Akuafo Hall JCR President appointed as interim SRC president

UG: Akuafo Hall JCR President appointed as interim SRC president

President of the Akuafo Hall Junior Common Room, University of Ghana, Nana Amo Ntow Fianko, has been appointed as the acting President of the Students Representative Council of the University. Mensah Sarbah Hall JCR Secretary, Ruby Nkansah has also been appointed as acting SRC General Secretary. These appointments are in line with Article 25 of…

NSMQ-19 Timeline: AUGUSCO un-seed Mfantsipim School in a rivalry with 20-point Margin.
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NSMQ-19 Timeline: AUGUSCO un-seed Mfantsipim School in a rivalry with 20-point Margin.

Augusco has stopped two-time winner Mfantsipim School in the ongoing NSMQ. The tie was tipped to be a fierce one and it did not disappoint. Augusco stood up to the day and shattered the game way before it was over. Mfantsipim were caught off-guard and had to struggle throughout the contest to place second ahead…

Birim: Final-year JHS Students advised to abide by COVID-19 Protocols

Birim: Final-year JHS Students advised to abide by COVID-19 Protocols

Final year students of all public schools in the Birim Central Municipality in the Eastern Region have started classes in their various schools as directed by the government. This came to light when the Ghana News Agency (GNA) toured the schools to observe what was happening in the schools. The Agency observed that, teachers were…

Cape Coast High Court slaps National Tribute with GH₵2.3m damages for UCC VC defamation 

Cape Coast High Court slaps National Tribute with GH₵2.3m damages for UCC VC defamation 

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Cape Coast (UCC), Professor Joseph Ghartey Ampiah and the Director of Physical Development and Estate Management, Mr Philip Ntim Owusu have won a defamatory suit against the National Tribute Newspaper. A Cape Coast High Court presided over by Justice Emmanuel Lodoh on Monday, June 29, 2020, awarded damages of GH₵1.5million in…