I’m not sabotaging Akufo-Addo’s Free SHS – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has rubbished rumours that he is working to “scuttle the government’s free secondary education policy.” Speculations are rife that the immediate past president is scheming with officials of the Ghana...

SKY Girls’ initiative launched to address tobacco smoking

An initiative aimed at curbing smoking among girls has been launched in Accra Tuesday. Dubbed “Sky Girls’ Empowerment Initiative” it is part of a global anti-tobacco campaign led by a UK consultancy firm, Good Business...

SSNIT registration: Gov’t won’t extend deadline – Kwarteng

The request by the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) for an extension of the deadline on the SSNIT biometric registration will not be granted, the deputy Finance Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng has stated. NAGRAT has...

SSNIT registration: NAGRAT begs for more time

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has asked for a month extension to allow its members the opportunity to biometrically register with the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT). According to NAGRAT, there...

Poly Bus Scandal: SRC president impeached; demo looms

Signals picked up by Starr News indicate the recent unrest that engulfed the Bolgatanga Polytechnic over the purchase of a “rickety” 12-seater bus at a bloated Gh¢70,000 is about to take a twist for...

Kufuor Foundation awards scholarship to 20 tertiary students

The John A. Kufuor Foundation (JAKF), a non-profit making organisation, has awarded scholarship to 20 students of various tertiary institutions across the country to undergo a leadership training programme. The beneficiaries who are second-year students...

Mampong midwifery student commits suicide over choice of course

A female student of the Asante Mampong Nursing and Midwifery Training School in the Ashanti region has allegedly committed suicide. The deceased is alleged to have drunk a poisonous substance and was rushed to the...

Ho: Teachers stranded at GES office

Hundreds of newly recruited teachers in the Volta region were stranded at the Volta Regional Directorate of Education office, in Ho Thursday  where they turned up for a biometric registration. The teachers who came from the...

Politicization of SHS duration useless – Aryeetey

The former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana Professor Ernest Aryeetey has described as useless, the continuous politicization of the duration for second cycle education in the country. The debate on the number of...

Prioritise early childhood education – First Lady

First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called on African governments to pay critical attention to early childhood education as a matter of urgency. Addressing the 2017 OMEP Africa regional conference in Accra, Mrs. Akufo-Addo said the...