Author Archives: Delali Adogla-Bessa

Nana Addo’s address at 72nd UN General Assembly [Audio]


President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday addressed the United Nation’s 72nd General Assembly. He touched on a number of issues including his government’s hyped free Senior High School policy as pertaining to the educational aspect of the Sustainable Development Goals. He also called for reforms in the operations of the UN, regional integration on the African continent. Click below to listen to Akufo-Addo’s ...

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YEF Launches 11th Spelling Bee Championship

The 2017 winner of the Spelling Bee Liliy Tugbah with the Country Director of YEF, Eugenia Tachie-Menson

Young Educators Foundation, the Non-governmental Organisation responsible for The Spelling Bee, Ghana, yesterday [Tuesday] launched the 11th  edition of the annual competition. The theme for this year’s Bee is ‘The relevance of the mother tongue in literacy’. The event, which took place at the Osu Presbyterian Church Hall, brought together different people from all walks of life, including students from ...

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NDC Unity Walk

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Make use of district, metro supervisors – Minister to head-teachers

Ministerial Vetting

The Deputy Minister for Education in charge of basic schools, Barbara Asher Ayisi is blaming various supervisors of education across the country for the seeming neglect basic education is currently suffering. As government implements the Free Senior High School policy, some have raised concern about the neglect of basic education, which is also supposed to be free. Citi News’ checks ...

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Volta: Fuel price hike killing us – Drivers


Commercial drivers in the Volta Region have expressed worry over the unannounced fuel increment which they say is killing their business. According to the drivers, the unexpected increases which often do not correlate with transport fares are making the transportation business unattractive. They said the disparities between the cost of fuel and the transport fares could not help them accrue ...

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Joyce Aryee endorses Sept. 24 Women in Worship concert


Founder of the Salt and Light Ministries, Rev. Joyce Aryee, has given her unflinching support for the first ever women in worship concert scheduled for September 24 at the Perez Dome in Accra. According to her, it is important for women to stand in the gap and intercede on behalf of the dear nation. The seasoned woman of God said this ...

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Free SHS: Gov’t to decongest overwhelmed schools

Professor Kwesi Yankah

Following reports of overpopulation recorded by some Senior High Schools, the Ministry of Education is to  embark on an exercise to re-distribute students to less populated schools. Some schools have been forced to convert sick bays and classroom blocks into dormitories as a result of the huge numbers sent to them. But the Minister of State in-charge of Tertiary Education, Professor ...

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We’ll reverse Founder’s Day to September 21 if … – Kofi Adams


Should the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) win back power in the future, indications are that it will reverse the changes the governing New Patriotic Party plans to make to Founder’s Day, which is observed on Kwame Nkrumah’s birthday. The NDC, known for its support for Nkrumaist ideals, deems this move as an attempt to distort Ghana’s by enforcing the idea ...

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SDGs achievable with Free SHS – Nana Addo


President Nana Akufo-Addo has highlighted his government’s implementation of the Free Senior High school policy as an indicator that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can be measured and realized by 2030. Target four of the SDGs challenges governments to ensure that all girls and boys have access to free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education, leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes. ...

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Minority to boycott discussions on withdrawal of AMERI deal

Adams Mutawakilu

The Minority members of the Mines and Energy Committee Parliament will be boycotting deliberations on the urgent motion filed by the Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, K.T. Hammond, for the government to reverse its decision on the AMERI power agreement. “We the Minority Members of the Mines and Energy committee have decided, upon careful consideration of all relevant facts, not to ...

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