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Yendi trainee teachers lock out Principal, reject meals over allowances

Aggrieved trainee teachers of St. Vincent College of Education in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region, today [Thursday], boycotted lectures in protest of their exclusion from beneficiaries of the restored allowances for teacher and nurse trainees. They have thus chased the Principal out of the school compound resulting in the police being dispatched to the premises of the institution ...

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KOTECH students granted bail after attack on SDA SHS

Four students of the Koforidua Technical Institute (KOTECH), have been granted bail after they allegedly attacked students and teachers of the Seventh Day Adventist Senior High School in Koforidua. The four students, Emmanuel Aduomi, 19; Raymond Oppong, 17; Aseidu John, 19 and Amanor Enoch, 19, were earlier arrested by the New Juaben Municipal Police Command during the said attack. The ...

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NSS makes U-turn; insurance policy now optional

The Management of the National Service Scheme (NSS), has reconsidered its decision to impose an insurance package on service personnel in the country, after it was sued by some aggrieved personnel. The scheme in a statement copied to citifmonline.com, said the “insurance policy is now optional.” It said the decision to make the policy optional for interested national service personnel ...

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Death at Kpone SHS not meningitis-related – Headmaster

Elliot Bojua, a final year student of the Kpone Community Senior High School in the Kpone-Katamanso District of the Greater Accra Region, has died at the Tema General Hospital over what is rumoured to be meningitis. The Headmaster of the school, Wiafe Akenten, said the cause of the death has not been confirmed yet. Speaking to Citi News, the headmaster ...

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Ghanaian model refurbishes dilapidated KG block at Afuaman Basic School

A Ghanaian international model, Victoria Michaels, has refurbished a dilapidated two-unit classroom block for the Afuaman Basic School located at Afuaman-Manhean, a deprived community in the Ga-West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region. The block, which has been expanded, includes a library equipped with modern books and learning aids. The project was executed by the Africa Literacy Development Initiative (ALDI), ...

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Damongo SHS: One student dead, 12 others on admission

A student of Damongo Senior High School in the West Gonja district of the Northern Region is reported to have died while 12 others are currently on admission at the Damongo District Hospital. The cause of the death is yet to be established. Citi News sources at the Damongo district hospital confirmed the incident but the school authorities have so ...

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UG team wins IEA anti-corruption week debate contest

The University of Ghana Debate Team has been adjudged winners of the inter-tertiary debate on corruption organised by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) as part of this year’s National Anti-Corruption and Transparency Week celebrations. They beat their counterparts from the Central University, Islamic University College, and Accra Technical Universtiy in the debate on the motion: “Which of these will you ...

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St Francis Xavier alumni donate GHc20,000 to school

The 1997 year group of the St. Francis Xavier Minor Seminary in Wa has presented a cash donation of GHc 20,000 to the school. The amount is their contribution for the completion of a boys’ dormitory block which was initiated by the old students association of the school. The group also gave GHc 300 and GHc 200 to the best ...

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Exam phobia possible cause of St. Martins student collapses – Doctor

There is the suggestion that the collapse of more than 20 students of St. Martin’s Senior High School at Nsawam in the Eastern Region could be attributed to panic attacks and not the onset of an outbreak of some disease. The Medical Superintendent of the Nsawam Government Hospital, Dr. Kofi Ablorh said this would not be out of the ordinary for ...

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Health scare: PTA council pushes for insurance for SHS students

The National Council of Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs), is advocating an insurance package for senior high school students nationwide. The President of the council, Alexander Yaw Danso, who revealed this in an interview with Citi News, stated that an agreement with an insurance company to charge each student GHc 7.00 a term has been reached. He also noted that the ...

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