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2017 WASSCE: WAEC withholds results of 185 schools


The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has withheld the entire results of candidates from 185 schools on suspicion of malpractices during and after the 2017 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). According to a statement announcing the provisional results of the 2017 WASSCE, the examination body said the results …

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Tepa Midwifery principal summoned to Accra for questioning

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The beleaguered Principal of the Tepa Nursing and Midwifery College Victoria Amoah and the accountant of the school Richard Asamoah have been summoned to Accra for further investigations following the financial scandal that his afflicted them. The development comes after a seven-member delegation from the Ministry of Health stormed the …

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Teachers promotion is no longer automatic – Education Minister


The Minister of Education has advised Ghanaian teachers, particularly those serving in public basic schools, to strive to live up to the demands of their job. Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh said they ought to demonstrate a high sense of discipline, commitment and respect for the code of conduct of their profession in …

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Ho West: Assembly relocates schoolchildren over floods


The Ho West district Assembly in the Volta region has evacuated school children who have been stranded in some farming communities in the district following the flooding of the access route to the communities. Recent torrential rains in the Bokorvikope, Andokope and Dakekope communities, located about 7km away from Awudome-Tsito, …

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Ejisuman SHS, Abankro residents benefit from free breast screening


In furtherance of its core objective of securing a breast cancer free generation in the medium-to-long term, Breast Care International, has once again freely screened over 100 students of the Ejisuman Senior High School (SHS), in the Ashanti region.   In attendance was BCI President, Dr Beatrice Wiafe Addai, who, …

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Bounty announced for Quiz mistress’ stolen bag


The Ministry of Education has announced a bounty for the missing bag of the Quiz Mistress of the National Science and Maths Quiz. Dr. Elsie Effah Kaufmann’s bag was stolen during the finals of the 2017 competition at the National Theatre. It had in it cash, reading glasses, golden earrings, …

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#NSMQ2017: Akufo-Addo congratulates Prempeh College


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has congratulated Prempeh College for winning the 2017 edition of the National Science and Maths Quiz. The President sent the congratulatory message via his official Twitter handle: which says “Congratulations to Prempeh College for winning #NSMQ2017″. He tweeted “Favourites from the start; they justified that …

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NSMQ17: Kumasi High penetrates Wesley Girls barrier to semi-finals


Kumasi High School has secured a semi-final spot at the ongoing National Science and Maths Quiz after dismissing Wesley Girls High School, a female powerhouse. At the end of the five rounds of competition, Kumasi High School collected 43pts to keep ‘Wey Gey Hey’ 12 points away from victory. T. I. AMASS, …

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