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Yale President speaks frankly on racism, free SHS and Yale Africa initiative

The President of Yale University, Peter Salovey, made an inaugural visit to Africa, one that will be the first by a Yale President ever since the Ivy League institution was founded in 1701. While in Ghana, the 23rd President of Yale University granted an exclusive interview to Citi FM’s Caleb Kudah touching on issues of racism in the Yale, and ...

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Akufo-Addo promises free technical, vocational education

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said his government will this year, 2018, extend the free Senior High School initiative to cover technical and vocational institutions in the country. He said the initiative will be launched later in the year to help equip the youth with skills for the transformation of the Ghanaian economy. The initiative implies that, students within ...

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Monitor Free SHS food items strictly – E/R Minister to SHS heads

Eastern Regional Minister, Eric Kwakye Darfour has charged heads of the various Senior High Schools in the region to monitor foodstuffs meant for the preparation of meals for students in their respective schools. This, according to Mr. Darfour will help prevent persons responsible for these items from stealing them as has been reported in some schools, following the implementation of ...

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Teachers’ welfare reforms to improve quality education – Samira

The Akufo-Addo government has promised to prioritize the welfare of teachers as part of efforts aimed at ensuring quality of education for Ghanaian children. Speaking at the 68th Speech and Prize-giving day of the T. I Ahmadiyya Senior High School in Kumasi,  the second lady, Samira Bawumia, said the government would put in place reforms to enhance the quality of ...

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Support Govt’s education initiatives – Second Lady to teachers

Samira Bawumia, the wife of Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has admonished teachers to continuously support government policies aimed at improving the quality of education in the country. She has also called on teachers to be effective role models to students and guide them to become successful future leaders. The Second Lady was speaking at the 68th Speech and Prize-giving ...

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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 also 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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We levied ourselves to support Awudome SHS – PTA

The Parents Teachers Association (PTA), of the Tsito-Awudome Senior High School (AWUSCO), in the Volta Region, have explained that the decision to levy students despite the implementation of government’s Free Senior High School Policy was a collective resolve by parents to support the school’s efforts to enhance the academic performance of students. In a statement issued and copied to citifmonline.com, signed ...

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Africa has resources to fund education – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says Africa has the resources and capacity to finance access to quality education of its citizens, and also promote the interests of the continent. According to President Akufo-Addo, “We cannot depend on other people to finance the education on our continent. I am saying that not to turn my back or to be ungrateful to ...

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We’re too busy fixing Mahama’s mess to slander him – Gov’t

The government has described as disingenuous and baseless a statement from former President Mahama’s office accusing it of scheming negative stories against his person. A statement signed by the Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, said the government was rather “busy fixing the mess and rot that was bequeathed to them by the Mahama government, and does not have the luxury of ...

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Mahama not sponsoring magazine to smear Free SHS – Mogtari

The office of John Mahama has denied reports that the former President owns, and is using the AfricaWatch Magazine to slander the Free Senior High School Policy. “We wish to place on record that: Neither President John Mahama nor his office, has any interest in or working relationship with the AfricaWatch Magazine,” a statement from Mr. Mahama’s office said. The claims ...

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