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Author Archives: Delali Adogla-Bessa

Free SHS won’t cover repeated students – NAPO

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Students held back during their secondary education for non-performance will not be catered for in their extra year of study under the Free Senior High School education policy. This was revealed by the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, during a press conference on Thursday. Responding to a question on the status of students who get repeated per the ...

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Economic challenges won’t stop free SHS – NAPO

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Ghana’s economic strains will not prevent the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government from effectively implementing its Free Senior High School education policy, the Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has asserted. Speaking at the press conference on Thursday, the Education Minister said the commitment to the Free SHS policy, earmarked to start in the 2017/2018 academic year, was an indication ...

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Reasons the Accra Grill and BBQ Festival is a must attend

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The Accra Grill and BBQ Festival offers a great platform for chefs, food enthusiasts, and foodies alike. It also provides an opportunity for sampling a wide variety of barbecued meats; including chicken, mutton, pork, fish and ribs; as 40 Grill & BBQ joints from across Accra will converge at the La Tente DC 10 Restaurant, opposite the Marina Mall to ...

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Ghana Science Associaton joins galamsey fight

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The Ghana Science Association has added its voice to the fight against illegal mining in the country. The association is of the view that the situation on the menace of galamsey is problematic it is ready to explore scientific and technological methods to make small mining more environmentally friendly and less hazardous. Speaking at the 30th Biennial conference held in ...

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ECG, Somanya residents smoke peace pipe

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Management of the Electricity Company of Ghana has come to an agreement with the Yilo and Manya Krobo traditional leaders to resume work after several months of closure. The assumption of work by the workers of ECG today [Thursday] comes after residents of Somanya besieged the premises of the Somanya ECG office, attacked and vandalized property belonging to the company on May 26, ...

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‘Familiar’ WhatsApp scam resurfaces

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A familiar WhatsApp scam has reappeared in order to try and trick people into supplying their bank details to cyber criminals. The scam takes the form of an official-looking message that warns people their “trial service” of the popular instant messaging app is coming to an end. “Our records indicate that your WhatsApp trial service is exceeding the one-year period,” it reads. ...

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Israel removes Jerusalem flashpoint security apparatus

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Muslim leaders have lifted a boycott of a key holy site in East Jerusalem after Israel removed the last of security measures which had led to uproar. They urged Palestinians to re-enter the compound on Thursday for the first time since the crisis erupted two weeks ago. The last remnants of Israel’s recently installed security apparatus was taken away on ...

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Bawumia visits communities hit by Tamale flooding

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The vice President, Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, led a high powered government team on a fact finding mission to some communities affected by a recent flood disaster in the Tamale Metropolitan Area. The team assessed the magnitude of the disaster which recorded two deaths while several properties were destroyed in communities including Gumani and Kanvili ...

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China supports ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ with processing equipment

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The government of the Peoples Republic of China through the Chinese Embassy in Ghana has donated some agro processing equipment worth  $217,400 to the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA). The machines include thirteen sets of maize milling machines, two sets of soya milling machines and one set of millet milling machine with a capacity of processing one tonne per hour. ...

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Ike Quartey to guide Isaac Dogboe ahead of world title fight

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Former Ghanaian Welter weight champion Ike “Bazooka’ Quartey is set to bestow his wealth of experience on Isaac Dogboe following his victory over Javier Chacon. Quartey who in his prime successfully defended his Welterweight crown seven times has joined the Ghana Boxing Authority in an official capacity as a technical director. His guidance will come in handy, especially at a ...

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