DR MAHAMUDU BAWUMIA SHARE HIS THOUGHTS ON NATIONAL VALUES AT THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CIVIC EDUCATION (NCCE)’S NATIONAL DIALOGUE ON FACEBOOK (PHOTOS)

DR MAHAMUDU BAWUMIA SHARE HIS THOUGHTS ON NATIONAL VALUES AT THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CIVIC EDUCATION (NCCE)’S NATIONAL DIALOGUE ON FACEBOOK (PHOTOS). The vice president of Ghana Dr mahamudu Bawumia thought on facebook which was said by himself, This morning, I shared my thoughts on national values at the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)’s National Dialogue, which was under the theme “Restoring The Ghanaian Identity: Our Values, Our Passion”. The event was held at the National Theatre, Accra. PHOTOS;                             CREDIT BY: GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM DISCLAIMER: “The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and




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UEW SHUTS DOWN PENDING COURT DECISION ON LEGITIMACY OF GOVERNING COUNCIL

UEW SHUTS DOWN PENDING COURT DECISION ON LEGITIMACY OF GOVERNING COUNCIL. All campuses and offices of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) throughout Ghana have been shut down following a court suit challenging the legitimacy of its Governing Council. The university has campuses at Kumasi and Mampong in Ashanti region, Winneba and Ajumako in the Central region. The main campus is located in Winneba. The Winneba High Court on Tuesday granted the injunction application.One Supi Kofi Kwayera, represented by Mr Afenyo Markin who is also the Member of Parliament for Effutu, filed a suit at the High Court, challenging the legality of the Governing Council. According to the plaintiff, the council’s term of office expired in 2013




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MTN MOVES TO PROMOTE QUALITY EDUCATION IN GHANA

MTN MOVES TO PROMOTE QUALITY EDUCATION IN GHANA. As part of its interventions of promoting quality education in the country, MTN Ghana, the Leading Telecommunications Service Provider has taken another giant by refurbishing the school building of Street Academy in Accra. This benevolent exercise forms part of MTN’s Yello Care Challenge which was instituted 10 years ago to enable the company to improve and sustain its relations with the people in the communities in which it operated.And also, strengthens the company’s brand, improves its relation with customers and build team work. Speaking at the opening ceremony of this year’s 21 Days Yello Care Challenge the Corporate Services Executive of MTN




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THE 10 COMMANDMENT FOR WOMEN

THE 10 COMMANDMENT FOR WOMEN. 1. Dont be in a hurry to move out of ur parents house. 2. Dont wait for a man b4 u start living. U can live a fulfilled life as a single woman. 3. Stay away from alcohol. It has killed others and u are not special. 4. Dont entertain a wrong number call, especially at night. Its not the right way to find a lover. 5. Develop a healthy eating habit. Always take breakfast and avoid sweets. 6. Dress well: impression count. People will judge u by d way u dress even b4 dey talk to u. 7. Dont use sex as proof of




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SPEARHEAD CONSULT EDUCATES SCHOOL HEADS ON EMOTIONAL & BEHAVIORAL MANAGEMENT

 SPEARHEAD CONSULT EDUCATES SCHOOL HEADS ON EMOTIONAL & BEHAVIORAL MANAGEMENT. As part of its efforts of promoting quality teaching and learning in the country, Spearhead Consult has taken a giant step by training Heads of schools on emotional and behavioral management. The training attracted one hundred (100) Heads from both public and the private schools from La Dadekotopon District in the Greater Accra region. In an interview with the President of Spearhead Consult Mr. Patrick Otieku-Boadu, he noted that the course was aimed at providing alternative tools to the participants for handling difficult behavior , emotional and communication issues. According to him, majority of the teachers in the country lack




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TECHNICAL SCHOOLS TO BE EQUIPPED – AKUFO-ADDO

TECHNICAL SCHOOLS TO BE EQUIPPED – AKUFO-ADDO. The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that it is in the laboratories and workshops of Technical High Schools that students will get the opportunity to expand their imagination, and develop the skills that would equip them for the modern world. According to President Akufo-Addo, his government will not “turn the Free SHS into a process that simply churns out young people that would not be equipped to cope with the modern world”, stressing that “a High school educated child without any skills would be even more frustrated than a child that ended her education at the Junior High School.” He, therefore,




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POPULATION COUNCIL WANTS SEX EDUCATION FOR ADOLESCENTS INTENSIFIED

POPULATION COUNCIL WANTS SEX EDUCATION FOR ADOLESCENTS INTENSIFIED. Dr Leticia Adelaide Appiah, the Executive Director of the National Population Council has called for intensified sex education for teenagers to protect them against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. She emphasised that there was no reason or justification, being spiritual or traditional to deny the adolescent group sex education, as they constituted about 38 percent and remained a significant proportion of the national population. Dr Appiah made the call last Tuesday at a meeting to officially end the Ghana Health Adolescent Reproductive Health (GHARH) project in Sunyani. The GHARH, is a three-year project implemented by the Pallandium group, an international NGO in




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BAWUMIA: WE HAVE MADE 103 ACHIEVEMENTS IN 100 DAYS

BAWUMIA: WE HAVE MADE 103 ACHIEVEMENTS IN 100 DAYS. The Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has made 103 achievements within its first 100 days in office. Christening it as “one day, one achievement” in the about 40-minutes presentation at a town hall event organised by Accra based radio station Joy FM on Monday, the Vice President said even though the government did not make any specific promises for the first 100 days, it has been able to achieve some successes. The event was organised to mark President Akufo-Addo’s first 100 days in office. Among the 103 achievements, Dr Bawumia said included




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J INITIATIVE ADMONISHES PARENTS AGAINST POSTING UNSAVOURY PHOTOS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

J INITIATIVE ADMONISHES PARENTS AGAINST POSTING UNSAVOURY PHOTOS ON SOCIAL MEDIA. Like the saying goes, ‘a picture is worth a thousand words, therefore’, an unflattering upload could give you a brand you never thought off. J Initiative, a child and family focused organisation in Ghana is alerting users of Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media networking site of the consequences associated with posting nude pictures, dead bodies of people and other extremely graphic pictorial content on young people. According to the NGO, such behaviour affects the sensibilities and the psyche of children and young people who are also consumers of online resources. Speaking to Joy News’ Richard Kwadwo Nyarko after




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RAINSTORM DESTROYS SCHOOL AND COMPELS PUPILS TO STUDY UNDER TREE

RAINSTORM DESTROYS SCHOOL AND COMPELS PUPILS TO STUDY UNDER TREE. A rainstorm last Sunday night hit the Asante Mampong Municipality in Ashanti, leading to the destruction of the Patasi-Sesease-Kokoben (PSK) MA primary school. The storm destroyed the entire six-classroom block of the school including the furniture, staff common room and a store. During a visit to the school by the Daily Graphic, pupils in classes one to six, numbering 118, were found studying under a big tree, making teaching and learning difficult. Some of the pupils are compelled to bring their own furniture. Incident According to the headmaster of the school, Mr Elvis Attakorah, about a month ago, the community




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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO BEMOANS FOREIGN BOOKS ON GHANA; PROMISES TO PROMOTE LOCAL AUTHORSHIP

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO BEMOANS FOREIGN BOOKS ON GHANA; PROMISES TO PROMOTE LOCAL AUTHORSHIP. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has promised to promote local authorship as one of government’s many measures to boost the creative industry. He lamented the proliferation of foreign literature on the culture of Ghana, a development he blamed on the absence of a concerted effort to empower local writers to tell the country’s story. “What define a country are his arts, culture, customs and tradition [and] without acknowledging them we stand unable to face the rest of the world,” the President noted. More soon… Story by Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | Austin Brako-Powers | Austin.powers@myjoyonline.com Disclaimer: “The views expressed in




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