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Tumu Sec Tech shut down over student protests, 23 picked up by police

The Tumu Secondary Technical Senior High School in the Upper West Region has been shut down indefinitely following student protests on Thursday evening. Police have also picked up some 23 students over the disturbances.   The students demonstrated and destroyed properties belonging to the school. They are also alleged to …

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Sissala East MP pays mock fees for BECE candidates

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sissala East Constituency, Mr Abass Ridwan Dauda, has absorbed mock fees for the 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates in public schools in the Municipality. “This gesture to the numerous candidates within the Sissala East Constituency is to give great relief to parents …

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Asante-Akim South MP pays BECE mock fees for over 2,800 candidates

Mr Kwaku Asante Boateng, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante-Akim South, has donated a cheque of GH¢13,000.00, to cover the cost of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) mock examination, underway for final year students in the municipality. This is the second time the Municipal Education Directorate, has …

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Ghana marks International Biological Diversity Day

Ghana yesterday joined the rest of the world to mark the 2019 International Biological Diversity Day with a resolve to enhance efforts to protect plant and animal life and species. Marked globally on May 22, the International Day for Biological Diversity or World Biodiversity Day is a United Nations sanctioned …

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Achimota primary school denies student kidnapping claim

The headmistress of the Achimota Primary School, Edith Kyeremanteng, has denied reports that two pupils of the school have been kidnapped. Early Wednesday, a hawker is said to have rushed to the school claiming she saw two pupils being whisked away by a taxi driver. But school officials say a …

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Investment 101: Tenets of successful investing

An athlete who wants to enjoy risky sports has to follow safety rules; in like manner, any individual who wants to produce superior investment returns has to follow foundational principles and benchmarks that have been used by several successful investors and has proved to work most of the time in …

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Methodist Girls’ SHS wins 2019 World ROBOFEST competition

Methodist Girls’ High School at Mamfe Akuapem in the Eastern Region has won the 2019 World ROBOFEST Competition held in Michigan in the United States of America. The 20th edition of the robotic driven approach in solving tasks, saw the school from Ghana winning the ultimate game competition. The task …

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GES condemns attack on teachers

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has condemned the recent attacks on teachers across the country. The condemnation comes on the back of an attack on a teacher at the Salvation Army Basic School at Asiakwa in the Eastern Region. The RME teacher, George Somuah Bosompem died at the St. Joseph’s …

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Billionaire technology investor to pay entire class’s student loans.

A billionaire technology investor has shocked graduating students in Atlanta, Georgia, by telling them he will pay off all of their student loans. Robert F Smith, one of America’s most prominent black philanthropists, was giving an address at Morehouse College, a historically all-male black college. Nearly 400 students will benefit …

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