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Focus on quality education not duration – Naana Opoku Agyemang

As the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government contemplates a possible review of the duration of the Senior High School from three years back to four years, the immediate past Education Minister is asking the government to concentrate on quality rather than duration. According to Professor Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang, the …

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School of Hygiene appeals for better infrastructure

The School of Hygiene in Ho has appealed to Government to improve the School’s infrastructure to enhance teaching and learning. Madam Michelle Asante, Vice President of the Students Representative Council (SRC) of the School made the appeal when the Deputy Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Mr Michael Dzato visited …

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IS posts ‘new tape of leader Baghdadi’

Islamic State militants have released what appears to be an audio recording of their leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. A speaker who sounds like the IS leader seems to refer to recent North Korean threats against Japan and the US. He also talks of battles for IS strongholds like Mosul, which …

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Akufo-Addo celebrates ‘Legend of the ages’ Emeritus Nketia

President Nana Akufo-Addo has paid tribute to “one of the legends of the ages” at an event held in celebration of the academic life and achievements of Emeritus Professor Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia. According to President Akufo-Addo, “one runs out of adjectives trying to describe this noble Ghanaian. A few come readily …

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Ayews ‘sacrificed’ to try new players – Ibrahim Tanko

West Ham ace Andre Ayew and his brother Jordan Ayew were dropped from Ghana’s squad for next week’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Uganda because other players have to be assessed, Black Stars deputy coach, Ibrahim Tanko has revealed. Kwesi Appiah announced a 26-man squad for the must-win encounter against the Red …

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Ghana picks three awards at ITU Telecom World

Ghana picked three awards at the just ended ITU Telecom World 2017 Conference that was held at the technologically advanced city of Busan, South Korea. Team Ghana, led by the Deputy Minister of Communications, Nenyi George Kojo Andah, won a certificate of recognition for commitment and participation the in conference …

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NPA to revoke licences of fuel smugglers

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has said petroleum service providers that sell products meant for export on the local market risk losing their licences, as it intends to “go hard” on the tax evasion practice. The NPA disclosed a couple of weeks ago that it had impounded 15 trucks, containing …

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My voice doctored for evil purpose – Dep. CID Boss

One of the members of the team that investigated corruption allegations against two Deputies at the Office of the Chief of Staff, says an audio recording purported to be a conversation between her and the accuser, has been tampered with. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah in …

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CHRAJ petitioned to probe Jinapor, Asenso-Boakye over A-Plus claims

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has been petitioned to probe deputy Chiefs of Staff, Francis Asenso-Boakye and Samuel Abu Jinapor, over corruption claims made against them. A group that calls itself Dynamic Youth Movement of Ghana (DYMOG) thinks the corruption allegations by popular musician, Kwame A-Plus, …

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