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Second Lady donates library books to Police Basic Schools

The Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia has donated library books to Police Basic Schools to encourage the children to cultivate the habit of reading. The donation forms part of her “Library-in-the-Box project”, an initiative which endeavours to provide books to schools. During her interaction with the pupils, she encouraged them …

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Don’t wear pads beyond 4 hours – Gender specialist

Women in Ghana have been advised to avoid using sanitary pads for more than four hours during menstruation since it has health consequences. It has been observed that many young ladies particularly school girls in the country use only one menstrual pad as long as eight hours before changing due …

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UPSA thumps GIJ in Newsroom semi-final cliffhanger

University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) put up a gutsy performance to trounce Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) for a place at the grand finale in the ongoing Newsroom competition. In a tension-packed three-round clash, GIJ who were defending champions, took a 10-point lead in the first round, setting the …

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UEW VC Afful-Broni in fresh trouble

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Rev Prof. Afful-Broni, has found himself in fresh trouble as pressure has begun to mount on the University Council to remove him. This because the Member of Parliament for the Effutu constituency in the Central Region, Alexander Kwamena Afenyo-Markin, has written to the …

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Teachers kick against payment for Professional Licences

Teacher Unions of the country have called for the immediate suspension of the policy for the payment of GH¢200.00 each by the In-Service Teachers to secure Teacher Professional Licences. They also requested that the payment of GH¢100.00 Renewal Fees of the licence for every two years should be deferred. They …

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In-service teachers to pay for licence

All in-service teachers will be required to pay GH¢200 each to secure their teacher professional licences, the National Teaching Council (NTC) has said. They will also pay a renewal fee of GH¢100 every two years. However, the teacher unions are kicking against the move, insisting that the employer, the Ghana …

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Adentan municipality wins Ghana Library’s Authority’s regional reading competition

The Adentan Municipal Assembly represented by Theodora Ackon Mensah has emerged the winner in the recent Greater Accra Regional Reading Competition held at the Accra Central Library. The Municipality beat other 16 Metropolitan, Municipal, District Assemblies (MMDA’s) champions and is to represent the Greater Accra Region in the National Reading Competition to be held later this year. …

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