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Microsoft donates computers to ‘blackboard’ ICT Teacher’s school

Pupils of the Betenase M/A Junior High School (JHS) in the Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region will no longer have to learn Information Communication Technology (ICT) primarily from the chalkboard following an intervention by technology giant, Microsoft. The school gained the attention of a number of organizations after a picture of an ICT teacher drawing parts of the computer ...

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Ghanaian author to launch a masterclass in love to excel book

Ghanaian author, Jules Nkansah will on Easter Monday April 2nd, launch Love to Excel, a financial modelling masterclass for young professionals, university students entering the job market, entrepreneurs and anyone seeking to upgrade their versatility in Microsoft Excel. The book will bring to their doorsteps the technical skills they need to be proficient in a world of increasing business analytics, ...

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KNUST: Africa Hall begins probe into GHc150,000 sponsorship scandal

The management of the Africa Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has launched investigations into the alleged criminal misconduct of two executives of the hall. The two; President of the hall, Winfred Abotsi and the General Secretary, Eunice Adjetey, have also been asked to step aside while the investigations continue. The executives are said to have ...

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Industry, academia cooperation vital to dev’t – UCC Research Director

Prof. Samuel Kobena Annim

Industry and academia have been advised to establish a relationship devoid of suspicion and secrecy as a way of bridging the gap between the two to foster economic development. They have been advised that academia’s role of identifying problems and researching into them coupled with industry’s sincere readiness for collaboration is a sure way of realising national economic security. The ...

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Lancaster University Ghana Law Students’ Journal: ‘Taming Archer’s Octopus’

Article 94 of the 1992 Constitution, a cornerstone of participatory democracy or a manacle on freedom of contract and association? Introduction The case of The Republic v. The High Court; Ex-Parte Dr. Zanetor A. Rawlings drew great attention and public interest, ostensibly due to the profile of the parties involved: one of whom was the daughter of former President Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings. It ...

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U/West: Chiefs angry over proposed realignment of UDS programmes 

Chiefs in the Upper West Region are fuming over a supposed decision by authorities of the University for Development Studies (UDS), to realign some programmes currently pursued at the Wa campus of the University, to other campuses in the Northern and Upper East Regions. In a press statement signed by the President of the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs, ...

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Yendi SHS teacher dies ‘mysteriously’

A French and English tutor at the Yendi Senior High School in the Northern Region, has been found dead in a bush on the Yendi – Saboba road in the Yendi Municipality. Narrating the incident to Citi News, the Municipal Divisional Crime Officer for Yendi, DSP Addae, Happy Michael, said the authorities of the school reported to them about a staff ...

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Allow PTAs to manage their dues – NAPO tells school heads

Matthew Opoku Prempeh

The Ministry of Education has said it would from September 2018, stop the practice where Parent Teacher Association (PTA) dues are captured on school bills and collected on behalf of the PTAs. According to the Ministry, the new policy is not against payments of PTA dues by parents or students, but it is to ensure that the systems of the ...

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Schools not brothels – NAPO slams teachers sleeping with students

Minister of Education, Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has said his Ministry will take on any regional director of Education who fails to protect female students who are victims of sexual abuse by teachers in Senior High Schools across the country. The Minister indicated that boarding schools cannot be used as brothels by male teachers who usually engage in sexual relationships with ...

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Radford University College to introduce LLB programme

Radford University College will soon introduce a Bachelor of Laws programme (LLB) in its academic curriculum. Executive Chairman of the school, Nana Dwomoh Sarpong, announced this at its 5th congregation and 9th matriculation ceremonies in Accra. He indicated that, management of Radford has sought approval from the Board of Trustees and work is progressing steadily for the Law programme in ...

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