Monday, November 18, 2019

DCE offers his job to SHS girl to mark ‘International Day of the Girl’

The DCE for Upper Manya Krobo Felix Nartey Odjao, on Friday temporarily relinquished his position to a form two female student of Asesewa SHS Juliet Dede, as part of the celebration of International Day...

Anti-harassment c’ttees must be independent – Tetteh Chaie

The Greater Accra Regional Secretary of the NDC Theophilus Tetteh Chaie has called on universities to ensure that their anti-harassment committees are independent of manipulation. According to him, such committees should not only be made...

‘Sex for grades’: UG foreign recruitment trip put on hold – VC

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana Prof. Ebenezer Oduro-Owusu has revealed that the 'sex for grades' documentary by the BBC is affecting some operations of the university. According to him, a scheduled recruitment...

Sexual harassment claims against me “untrue” – UG VC

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana Prof Ebenezer Oduro-Owusu, has dismissed sexual harassment allegations against him by the CEO of Africa Integras Andrea Pizziconi. According to him, the "claims are untrue and can...

Sex for grades: Protect female students – NAB to Varsities

The National Accreditation Board (NAB) has called on schools in the country to take measures to protect female students following the 'sex for grades' film by the BBC. NAB in a statement said it is...

CSE will remove learning barriers – Private Schools

The Executive Director of Ghana National Council for Private Schools (GNACOPS),  Enoch Kwasi Gyetuah, says sexuality education in its right cultural context will help remove the learning barriers in sexual education in Ghana. Adding his...

Sex-for-grades: Nigeria introduces anti-harassment bill

A bill has been introduced in the Nigerian senate that seeks to prevent sexual harassment of students in universities. This follows the broadcast of a BBC documentary exposing widespread sexual misconduct by multiple lecturers at...

E/R: Kwabeng SHTS students dine, study under trees and canopies

Inadequate infrastructure at Kwabeng Anglican Senior High Technical School in the Atewa West District of the Eastern region has forced students to study and dine under trees and canopies while boarding students perch in...

Sex for grades: UG interdicts Gyampo, Butakor

The University of Ghana has interdicted political science lecturer Professor Ransford Gyampo and Dr. Paul Kwame Butakor over the BBC's sex for grades investigative piece. The two lecturers were accused in the BBC investigative piece...

Sex for grades: No evidence to back BBC claims – Legon

The Anti-sexual Harassment Committee of the University of Ghana says there is not enough evidence in the BBC video to back the sex for grades claims against two lecturers of the university. According to chair...