Thursday, January 21, 2021

Only 2% of primary two pupils can read – Report

Madam Guitele Nicoleau, the Chief of Party on Learning on Thursday disclosed that less than two percent of children in primary two are able to read fluently in the Ghanaian and English languages. She said...

Only 2% of primary two pupils can read – Report

Madam Guitele Nicoleau, the Chief of Party on Learning on Thursday disclosed that less than two percent of children in primary two are able to read fluently in the Ghanaian and English languages. She said...

Food poisoning: Three students feared dead at Kumasi Academy SHS

Over  200 worried  parents stormed the Kumasi Academy Senior High School Friday night after their wards called them about a food poisoning incident at the school. Students of the school reportedly demonstrated  at the school...

Two vehicles in flames at Bolga Technical Institute

Fire has razed a 33-seater luxury bus and a truck completely at the Bolgatanga Technical Institute (BOTECH) Thursday afternoon in what eyewitnesses say started off with an unexplained sound of explosion that came from...

289,207 students writing 2017 WASSCE

A total of 289,207 students across the country are writing this year’s ongoing West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The students are drawn from 916 schools. Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh on Thursday...

Nat’l Service allowance increased from GHC350 to GHC559

The National Service Secretariat has announced an increase in the monthly allowance for personnel from the current GHC350.00 to GHC 559.04 beginning April, 2017. The upward adjustment to the allowance which was approved by the...

Kwahu: Six schools shut down over Fulani attacks

Six schools serving 15 communities in the Kwahu East district of the Eastern region have been closed down due to what the residents say is the danger posed by the activities of Fulani herdsmen. According...

Aquinas Old Toms launch #Justice4Patrick campaign

The 2007 year group of St Thomas Aquinas Old Students Association (Old Toms) has launched a campaign dubbed - #Justice4Patrick – aimed at raising funds for 28-year-old Patrick Yeboah who has been left paralysed...

Otiko justifies ‘short skirt attracts rape’ comment

Gender minister Otiko Djaba has justified her call for school girls to desist from wearing skimpy dresses because they appeal to rapists. According to her, the caution was a sincere advice from a mother to...

School head forces son to marry 14-year-old classmate

A 14-year-old class six pupil of the Tinkong SDA primary School in the Eastern region has been compelled to drop out of school after she was impregnated by the son of her school’s management...

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