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Over 500 unposted vets to picket at Agric ministry

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Over five hundred unemployed veterinary technicians have threatened to picket at the Ministry of Agriculture to push for their immediate engagement by government. Their threat comes less than 24 hours after government warned jobless graduates against massing up at ministries for postings and jobs. The warning follows the wave of …

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KAIPTC partners Austria to roll out Political Advisor Course

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he Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has partnered the Austrian Federal Ministry of Defense and Sports to develop the first-ever Political Advisor Course for Peace Support Operations in Africa. This course comes to critically fill a need and void in grooming Political Advisors who play a very critical …

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UCC sued over suspension of 22 students

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The Alumni of the Atlantic Hall has dragged the management of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) to court over its decision to suspend 22 students of the hall. Management of the university over the weekend found 22 students culpable over clashes that ensued in the university during a hall …

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AMECO Principal shocked at his suspension over School bus usage

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The Principal of the E.P College of Education at Amedzofe, in the Ho West district, Reverend Sylvanus K. Tettey has expressed surprise over his suspension for allowing the use of the school’s bus to cart firewood. Rev. Tettey was on Monday handed a 3-month suspension without pay by the National …

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Gov’t new direction on free SHS problematic, lacks consistency

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Anyone who has carefully listened to H.E. President Akufo-Addo throughout the 2016 campaign and after assuming office will understand that the free Senior High School (SHS) programme is intended for all Ghanaian children regardless of their academic abilities, and family backgrounds. Consistent with this view, government intends to seek constitutional …

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Free SHS: Gov’t must apologize for misleading Ghanaians – Expert

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Educationist Prof D.K Agyemang has charged government to render an unqualified apology to Ghanaians for misleading them with regards to the free SHS policy. Barely three months to the implementation of the policy, the Education Minister Mathew Opoku Prempeh disclosed to Morning Starr host, Francis Abban that only students who …

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SSNIT registration: 8000 NAGRAT members left unpaid

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Over 8000 members of the National Association of Graduate Teachers have been left unpaid following the decision by the finance ministry not pay workers who have not registered with SSNIT. According to the President of NAGRAT, Angel Karbonu, although the affected individuals are already registered with the Social Security and …

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Midwifery C’cil condemns sacking pregnant students from exams hall

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The Nursing and Midwifery Council has strongly criticized the action of the authorities at the Gushegu Midwifery Training School for preventing some students of the school from writing an ongoing examination because they are pregnant. According to the Registrar of the Council, Felix Nyanteh, the conduct of the authorities at …

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Govt releases funds for feeding grants

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Government has released an amount of GHc106, 697,628.80 for the payment of feeding grants in second cycle institutions across the country. The release comes at a time when continuing students of these institutions in the Upper East region launched an appeal to government to settle their feeding grants arrears to …

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13,800 Teachers’ Salaries Mistakenly Blocked

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The April salary of nearly 14,000 teachers have been mistakenly blocked by the Controller and Accountant General’s Department. The mistake, according to officials of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) occurred while the government was making attempts to clean the payroll of ghost names by enforcing that all public …

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