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Don’t charge unapproved fees – Nana Addo warns SHS heads

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has warned Senior High School (SHS) headteachers in the country against charging any unapproved or illegal fees. The President Aldo stated that any headteacher found charging fees already exempted under the Free SHS policy would be dealt with. According to President Akufo-Addo, there are a handful of reactionary elements in the country determined to undermine ...

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NAGRAT issues March 31 ultimatum over salary arrears

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has given the government up to the end of March to pay the salary arrears and allowances owed its members since 2013. The Association added that it will take a strong decision in protest if the government fails to meet the deadline. NAGRAT in a communiqué copied to citifmonline.com expressed disappointment that the ...

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AirtelTigo showers love on Adaklu Salvation Army, Tupaa MA Basic schools

With laughter and good cheer, pupils and teachers of Adaklu Abuadi Salvation Army School and Tupaa MA Basic School in the Volta and Greater Accra regions, celebrated Valentine’s Day, with telecom company, AirtelTigo. Staff of the company read to the pupils and donated school supplies, including exercise books, mathematical instruments, school bags, mugs among others to both schools in separate ...

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Africa must prioritize education to ensure dev’t – Nana Addo

President Akufo Addo has called on fellow African leaders to make education a top priority in their countries. According to him the education of Africa’s youth is crucial to the development of the countries on the continent. ‘’The urgent responsibility we face is to make our countries, our continent attractive for our youth to see as places of opportunities. It ...

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Osudoku SHS reopens today after Chinese factory’s partial closure

The Headmistress of Osudoku Senior High Technical, Sylvia Baaba Yankey, has confirmed to Citi News that classes  will resume today [Friday] after almost a week of closure. The school was closed down last week after pollution from a Chinese company, Shinefeel Ghana Limited, sited close by the school, made it unbearable for both students and teachers. The Environmental Protection Agency [EPA], on ...

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Citi FM’s Apiorkor to participate in Intl. Baccalaureate African Education Festival

On Friday, February 16, 2018, the International Baccalaureate (IB), a leader in international education, will host its inaugural African Education Festival in Accra, at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Ghana from 8:00am to 6:00pm. The event will be held under the theme  of Leading and Learning in the 21st Century. Partnering the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to host ...

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Old students storm Education Ministry over Katanga, Conti conversion

Some alumni of the Unity Hall at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) besieged the Ministry of Education to protest the University’s decision to convert all male halls into mixed residential accommodation. Arguing its case against the conversion, the group, which calls itself the Old Continentals Association, said the decision will erase erode the pan-African roots of the hall whilst “destroying the intention ...

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Plan-Ghana builds 12 unit classroom block at Tatale-Sanguli

Plan-Ghana International, an international non-governmental organization working in the Tatale-Sanguli District of the Northern Region, has provided a 12-unit classroom block for Sangban Da Primary School. Plan-Ghana International constructed and furnished six-unit classroom blocks each for the communities, to enhance teaching and learning. It has also provided some teaching and learning materials for the pupils of the schools. The acting country ...

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Don’t politicise national issues — UDS Vice Chancellor

The Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Professor Gabriel Ayum Teye, has bemoaned the over-politicisation of every national issue in the country, including education. According to him, every issue was seen in the lenses of either the National Democratic Congress (NDC) or the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and oftentimes, the real substance of important issues was sacrificed ...

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Exam results are ready – Angry Law School students assured

The authorities at the Ghana School of Law have assured students at the school that their results from the two end-of-semester examinations of the 2017/2018 academic year will be released soon after being delayed for several months. According to the Director of Legal Education at the School, Kwesi Prempeh, management received the results from the Independent Exam Board which supervised ...

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