Saturday, February 22, 2020

UG: Gyampo, Butakor suspended over sex for grades scandal

The University of Ghana has suspended Political Science lecturer, Professor Gyampo and Dr Paul Butakor over the sex-for-grades documentary by the BBC. A statement by the University of Ghana stated that "in line with statute...

Leverage Free SHS to turn your destiny around – Boako

The technical advisor and spokesperson to the Vice President, Dr Gideon Boako, has asked students to take advantage of the free senior high school (SHS) programme to become responsible citizens in future. He said with...

GES interdicts Upper West Reg. Dir. of Education

Upper West Regional Director of Education has been interdicted with immediate effect by the Ghana Education Service. A statement by the GES said the action was taken after many complaints were made against Duncan Nsor. Among...

Free SHS saddled with severe challenges – PIAC report

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has revealed that the Free SHS policy is saddled with substantial challenges that must be addressed within the shortest possible time. In a report, PIAC stated that even...

Constructpro and TTU to build 3,250 capacity ultra modern hostel

Takoradi Technical University in partnership with ConstructPRO Innovations has cut sod for the construction of a $5 million multipurpose hostel to reduce the accommodation challenges facing the University. The Modular Hostel Unit facility will provide...

Over 2000 private candidates to write BECE next week

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced it will conduct examination for private candidates under the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) between 10th and 14th February. Over 2000 students are to partake in the...

Gideon Boako appointed Research Associate at SOAS University of London

The SOAS University of London has appointed Dr. Gideon Boako, the spokesperson of Ghana’s Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, as a Research Associate. Dr. Boako will be working directly with the Centre for Global Finance...

Academic City to educate SHS students on future job prospects

Academic City University College, a premium STEAM and Entrepreneurship tertiary education has embarked on a nationwide campaign to educate the younger generation about the jobs of the future. The campaign dubbed “ACity Career Tour” seeks...

UE/R: Community distributes furniture as ringworm attacks schoolchildren for lying on floor

A chief and some members of a community in Bongo, a district in the Upper East Region, have distributed furniture to two schools where authorities say children have come under a ringworm attack for...

Kenya seeks Ghana’s support to implement double track system

The Government of Kenya is seeking Ghana’s expertise to help it to implement a double-track educational system as part of its educational reforms. Known as “Government to Government Technical Support,” Kenya is seeking the support...