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Council for Curriculum Assessment inaugurated

Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education, on Wednesday inaugurated the National Council for Curriculum Assessment (NACCA). The 21- member Council is chaired by Professor Kwame Osei Kwarteng. Dr Prempeh reminded the council members, that they had the onerous duty of ensuring quality education in the country. He said free SHS was not only about free education, but also ensuring ...

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Ghanaians prefer MPs with tertiary education


A new report by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) shows that majority of Ghanaian voters want Members of Parliament who have tertiary education. According to the voters, the education level of their parliamentarians of great priority to them. The report was based on a survey conducted by the Institute between November and December 2015 across all 10 regions of ...

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Economic challenges won’t stop free SHS – NAPO


Ghana’s economic strains will not prevent the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government from effectively implementing its Free Senior High School education policy, the Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has asserted. Speaking at the press conference on Thursday, the Education Minister said the commitment to the Free SHS policy, earmarked to start in the 2017/2018 academic year, was an indication ...

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NGO trains 20 women in driving, first aid


The Network Of Women In Growth (NEWIG), has trained twenty young (20) women in professional driving, fire prevention, basic self-defense and first aid administration in Accra. This is to enable them to compete favorably in those fields which are largely male-dominated. They were taken through 3-month of intensive technical and non-technical training and underwent a month’s internship program with various ...

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Reasons the Accra Grill and BBQ Festival is a must attend

Grill and BBQ Festival

The Accra Grill and BBQ Festival offers a great platform for chefs, food enthusiasts, and foodies alike. It also provides an opportunity for sampling a wide variety of barbecued meats; including chicken, mutton, pork, fish and ribs; as 40 Grill & BBQ joints from across Accra will converge at the La Tente DC 10 Restaurant, opposite the Marina Mall to ...

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Ghana Science Associaton joins galamsey fight


The Ghana Science Association has added its voice to the fight against illegal mining in the country. The association is of the view that the situation on the menace of galamsey is problematic it is ready to explore scientific and technological methods to make small mining more environmentally friendly and less hazardous. Speaking at the 30th Biennial conference held in ...

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ECG, Somanya residents smoke peace pipe


Management of the Electricity Company of Ghana has come to an agreement with the Yilo and Manya Krobo traditional leaders to resume work after several months of closure. The assumption of work by the workers of ECG today [Thursday] comes after residents of Somanya besieged the premises of the Somanya ECG office, attacked and vandalized property belonging to the company on May 26, ...

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Subah launches ‘transform your society’ challenge

SUBAH boss

To transform Ghana’s Digital space, Subah Infosolutions Ghana, a leading IT & telecommunications solutions provider has launched a ‘Transform Your Society’ (TYS) Challenge. The challenge will offer Ghanaians the platform to promote their ideas on how they can transform society through the adoption of ICT as well as promoting digital awareness. Speaking on the dynamics of the TYS, Chief Executive ...

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Bawumia visits communities hit by Tamale flooding


The vice President, Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, led a high powered government team on a fact finding mission to some communities affected by a recent flood disaster in the Tamale Metropolitan Area. The team assessed the magnitude of the disaster which recorded two deaths while several properties were destroyed in communities including Gumani and Kanvili ...

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#BigJulyGetAway day three: Excursion to the “South and its Charms”

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