Source: GNA - The Minister of Education, Professor Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang has called for an immediate stop to the sale of handouts by lecturers to students in the country’s tertiary institutions.
The Jehovah’s Witnesses say all is set for their annual gathering to aid people benefit practically from the example and teachings of Jesus Christ in Kumasi.
It is estimated that more than 40,000 people would attend the event to be held at Asokore-Mampong, beginning, August 7.
The first police station ever in the Sekyere-Afram Plains District has been inaugurated at Drobonso, the capital.
Mr Fuseini Donkor, District Chief Executive (DCE), used the occasion to warn teachers who have the penchant of defiling school children to desist from the practice as the law would deal with them.
Source: atinkafmonline.com - Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper Kwesi Pratt Jnr has claimed that the turnover of bush meat trade in the country is higher than the money “we get from exporting gold.”
According to him, current mining agreements with multi-nationals do not favour the economy, adding that the country only gets little from the precious stone. He also
Source: GNA - President John Dramani Mahama has announced that the government would soon absorb the only five private University Colleges of Education into public institutions.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Cape Coast Metropolitan Court will today hear a case in which two sisters allegedly forged the recent Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) result slips and placement forms to gain admission into Wesley Girls’ Senior High School.
The girls, who are twins, were said to have gone to the school in the company of their mother purposely to seek admission but the school authorities realised
Source: starrfmonline.com - The Ghana Education Service has served notice it is now safe for all schools to re-open after a flood hit the national capital, Accra last week.
At least 200 people lost their lives in a twin disaster – fire and flood – forcing authorities to close down schools for safety.
Source: Daily Guide Ghana - About 79 second cycle institutions in the three regions in the North risk closure if government fails to defray the accumulated debt associated with the Capitation Grant.
Reports indicate that food suppliers of the affected schools have withdrawn their services and
Source: Teachers' Coalition For Good Governance - 22nd February, 2014.
In solidarity with the pressure group Concerned Ghanaians, an umbrella group representing the interests of teachers, Teachers' Coalition for Good Governance (TCGG), will take to the streets of Kumasi and other cities and towns to demonstrate against the ongoing erratic power supply plaguing the country and the refusal of the government to reduce fuel prices despite a drastic drop in prices worldwide. TCGG shall also demonstrate in protest of the victimisation and unfair treatment being given to teachers in the Ashanti Region who are perceived to be averse to government. In parallel with our Concerned Ghanaians allies, we intend to demonstrate on Independence Day, 6th March...
Source: citifmonline.com - The head teachers who allowed some pupils to join the New Patriotic Party (NPP) demonstration last Wednesday have been cautioned by the Ghana Education Service (GES)...
Source: GNA - The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has threatened to disconnect power supply to the Ashanti School for the Deaf at Jamasi in the Sekyere South District over GH¢ 93,000 unpaid bills.
The power distributor is demanding that the amount is settled immediately and that they would not countenance any further delay.
Mr. Ofosu Boakye, Headmaster, said the uncomfortable situation they find themselves had been caused by the lack of funds, adding that, for some time now, the inflow of government’s subvention to run the institution had ceased...
Source: myjoyonline.com - Two students of St Paul's Boys High School accused of engaging in homosexual acts, Friday night have been arrested by the police.
The two are assisting in investigation into circumstances that led to chaotic scenes at the school's premises which led to the death of one of the students.
A police stray bullet hit the head of a first year student said to be among a group of rampaging students who wanted to attack the two alleged homosexuals.
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