PAGA: GIRL,18, STOPPED FROM SCHOOL FOR MARRIAGE.

PAGA: GIRL,18, STOPPED FROM SCHOOL FOR MARRIAGE. A schoolgirl is in tears at Paga, Ghana’s border town near Burkina Faso, after her parents pulled the curtain down on her education too soon and asked her to prepare for marriage. Kawala Hawa Kabiru, 18, got placement with aggregate 33 at the Awe Senior High Technical School (AWESCO) in the Upper East region after she took her Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in June, this year. But she was restrained from grabbing an admission to study General Arts as her parents suddenly came up with a no-look-back marriage arrangement. They also urged her to take up a sewing apprenticeship as part of

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THESE 47 UNIVERSITIES ARE OPERATING ILLEGALLY ACCORDING TO ACCREDITATION BOARD, CHECK IF YOUR SCHOOL IS PART.

THESE 47 UNIVERSITIES ARE OPERATING ILLEGALLY ACCORDING TO ACCREDITATION BOARD, CHECK IF YOUR SCHOOL IS PART. Some 47 Universities have been said to be operating illegally according to the National Accreditation Board (NAB). A statement from the Board said none of the schools listed had accreditation to run any courses and are also not mandated to issue any academic or professional certificates. 45 of the schools are Ghanaian institutions with the other 2 being foreign. Check Out The Full List Below: 1. Academy of Professional Studies, Takoradi 2. Africa International College Adenta, Accra 3. Global School of Aviation Tema, Kumasi 4. ACS Professional College opp. Ghana Tech Univ. College 5. Hac-Holland Institute Accra

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NO ENROLMENT AT 2 COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOLS; FACILITIES DETERIORATE.

NO ENROLMENT AT 2 COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOLS; FACILITIES DETERIORATE. The two community day schools built in the Denkyira East and West districts in the Central Region under the previous government are lying idle, while their facilities deteriorate. The school in the Upper Denkyira East District is at Kyekyewere, while the other facility is at Diaso in Upper Denkyira West. The schools do not have students, heads and teachers. Students were not placed in the two schools during the placement exercise under the Computerised Schools Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) because the schools are yet to be signed onto the SHS placement list. The facilities have not been used since they

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13-YEAR-OLD KNUST STUDENT SAYS PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO IS HER ROLE MODEL.

13-YEAR-OLD KNUST STUDENT SAYS PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO IS HER ROLE MODEL. She made the disclosure on Wednesday after she was asked by the host of Joy FM’s “Super Morning Show,” Kojo Yankson, if she had any role-models. Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa, the 13-year-old girl who gained admission to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (B.Sc. Mathematics) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), says President Nana Akufo-Addo is her role-model. She made the disclosure on Wednesday after she was asked by the host of Joy FM’s “Super Morning Show,” Kojo Yankson, if she had any role-models. In answering the question, she said: “The President… because he is hardworking

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NIGERIA TEACHERS FAIL EXAM SET FOR PUPILS.

NIGERIA TEACHERS FAIL EXAM SET FOR PUPILS. Thousands of primary school teachers in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state are to be sacked after failing the exams they set for their six-year-old pupils. State governor Nasir El-Rufai said 21,780 teachers, two-thirds of the total, had failed to score 75% or higher on assessments given to pupils. He said 25,000 new teachers would be recruited to replace them. Mr El-Rufai made the comments at a meeting with World Bank representatives in the state capital, Kaduna. “The hiring of teachers in the past was politicised and we intend to change that by bringing in young and qualified primary school teachers to restore the dignity

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UPSA WINS MAIDEN EDITION OF NATIONAL ACCOUNTING QUIZ 2017.

UPSA WINS MAIDEN EDITION OF NATIONAL ACCOUNTING QUIZ 2017. The University of Professional Studies Accra (UPSA) has been adjudged the winner of the maiden edition of the National Accounting Quiz2017 in Accra. The National Accounting Quiz 2017, an initiative of the Young Professional Accountants Network Ghana, creates an excellent opportunity for students to garner the interest of students to learn and gain knowledge about the accounting field and the accountancy profession. It was opened to various Universities which are under the Ministry of Education, who would like to enhance their knowledge in accounting, commerce and business. This year, universities went through group stages to finals. Mr. Oheneba Kwabena Kena, the

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SOLAR ENERGY TO POWER SCHOOLS.

SOLAR ENERGY TO POWER SCHOOLS. Boakye Agyarko Parliament on Tuesday ratified the Framework Agreement on the Establishment of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for Ghana to become a member of ISA, which has 121 member countries, to access $2 billion Indian credit facility for the adoption of renewable energy in Africa as an alternative to more expensive sources of energy. After the ratification, the Minister for Energy, Boakye Agyarko told the parliamentary press that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government was bent on aggressively resorting to renewable energy to help reduce cost of production of energy, which has direct bearing on the national budget and also dependence on hydro-power which

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13-YEAR-OLD GIRL GAINS ADMISSION INTO KNUST TO PURSUE BSC MATHEMATICS.

13-YEAR-OLD GIRL GAINS ADMISSION INTO KNUST TO PURSUE BSC MATHEMATICS. Barring any hitches, she will graduate under 18 years and join the league of great minds like Tsatsu Tsikata who gained admission into the University at the age of 16 and obtained an LL.BFirst Class degree at the age of 18 years. A 13-year-old girl who completed St. Louis Senior High at age 12, has gained admission at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa, is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kwadwo Gyan-Darkwa of Space Workers College. Ruth is a native of Anyimon , Berekum in the Brong-Ahafo Region and lives at Prempeh College,

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FREE SHS POLICY; GHANA HAS DONE IT AGAIN BUT NEED TO IMPROVE ON IT

FREE SHS POLICY; GHANA HAS DONE IT AGAIN BUT NEED TO IMPROVE ON IT. With the launch of the Free Senior High School policy by the government, Ghana seems to be pursuing a cause mooted since independence of Ghana, to improve on our country’s education. But since 1957 it has not been fully implemented till now. The program began in September will take off to a large extent the financial burden of parents on the education of their children. Farmers and workers in the low ebb as well as wealthy people would be able to send their children to school with very little problems. It is a universally accepted requirement

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2 HEADMASTERS SACKED, 9 INTERDICTED OVER FREE SHS EXTORTION

2 HEADMASTERS SACKED, 9 INTERDICTED OVER FREE SHS EXTORTION. Two headmasters have been sacked after charging unapproved fees following government roll out of free Senior  High School policy. Headmaster of  Pentecost SHS in the Eastern region Mr. Wisdom Blazu and Assistant headmaster of Daffour Senior High School Rev S.P Eleworkor were relieved of their posts by the Ghana Education Service. The Daffour headmaster S.C.K Agbeke is to be reprimanded for “poor supervision”. A total of nine others were interdicted, Director General of the Ghana Education Service, Professor Kwasi Opoku Amankwaah announced at a press conference Thursday. The sanctions came after investigations into allegations of extortion against 19 school heads. The interdicted heads include: Headmistress of

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FREE SHS: I WAS LABELLED A ‘LIAR’ – PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO-ADDO

FREE SHS: I WAS LABELLED A ‘LIAR’ – PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO-ADDO. “When I proposed this policy in 2008, many were those who said Free SHS could not be done. The idea was ridiculed and was described by propagandists as a vote-buying gimmick even though ironically, it did not win me that election,” President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated. Launching his government’s flagship programme, Free SHS, at the West Africa Secondary School (WASS) in Accra on Tuesday, President Akufo-Addo said he was branded a “liar” by his political opponents when he first promised a free senior high school education ahead of the 2008 elections. According to him, although his government cannot

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