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Soldier wins hearts for educating commuters about coronavirus

Among the many security personnel deployed to enforce a partial lockdown directive by President Akufo-Addo, one soldier has been singled out for praise. The others are not doing a bad job but the Commanding Officer, 48 Engineers Regiment, Lt. Col. Michael Kwame Afreh Mfum, has been trending on social media …

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Coronavirus: WAEC suspends 2020 WASSCE

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has suspended the 2020 WASSCE until further notice. WAEC in a memorandum dated (Thursday, 19, 2020) said the suspension is in compliance with the negative impact of the novel and deadly COVID-19 pandemic and protocols put in place by government to prevent its spread. WAEC …

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Accra schools on coronavirus red alert

Some schools in Accra, have taken measures to sensitize students of the Coronavirus (COVID19) and has provided hand washing buckets (Veronica Buckets) to avoid the spread of the virus. These interventions are been made, following the announcement of Ghana’s first two confirmed cases by the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang …

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Coronavirus: University of Ghana suspends lectures over confirmed case on campus

The management of the University of Ghana (UG) has suspended lectures following the confirmation of a Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving one of its students. The university has therefore banned non-residential students from coming to the University of Ghana campus until further notice. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu made this known in …

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Mahama to extend free SHS to private schools

Former President John Dramani Mahama has served notice that he would ensure that students in private Senior High Schools (SHS) across Ghana also benefit from the government’s free SHS programme when he wins the 2020 presidential election. According to him, “We cannot, as a country, continue to gloss over the huge …

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Coronavirus: GES orders suspension of public activities

Schools in Ghana have been ordered to suspend all public activities on the back of two confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus in the country. “All schools are to suspend all public activities such as speech and prize-giving days until further directives are given by the Director-General,” the Ghana Education …

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Coronavirus: NUGS China still calling for evacuation

The President of the National Union of Ghana Students in Wuhan, China Samson Opoku says although students are calm following support from the governments of Ghana and China, they are still not relenting on efforts to get as many students back home. Ghanaian students in Wuhan, China have been calling …

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Four-year old dead after being run over by school bus

A four-year-old girl Wednesday morning died on the spot after she was run over by the school bus that takes her to school at Sawaaba in the Asokore Mampong Municipality. The incident happened at about 8 am. The deceased, Ayisha Abdul-Aziz, was with her older brother when she allegedly tripped …

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Ghana’s education system needs serious attention – NGO

Education in Ghana forms a major basis for development in all aspects in the country. As I Grow (NGO) over the years has undertaken various projects which cut across education, advocacy work on youth Empowerment, social interventions, donations and economic empowerment projects which are all geared towards impacting the lives …

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