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September, 2017

  • 18 September

    Free SHS: First-years posted to uncompleted Community Day School

    First-year students who were posted to the Drobonso Community Day Senior High School at Sekyere Afram Plains in the Ashanti Region had to be turned away because the school is not in operation. The school, which is the first and the only Senior High School in the District, is part …

  • 17 September


    by Ekow Paintsil Djan Ghanaians began the week with admission of new entrants into our secondary schools. This, Ghanaians were informed that Secondary School education is free. You see the happiness in the hearts of many many Ghanaians especially parents. Let me quickly congratulate the Government of Ghana for a …

  • 15 September

    RE: Volta Region Schools Sabotaging Free SHS Policy, The Case of Keta SHTS.

    The boarding accommodation in Keta SHTS is only able to accommodate students of Forms 2&3 (continuing students) only. This is due to the fact that Keta SHTS now runs almost all programmes under the SHS Education Curriculum. Over the years there has been a tremendous increase in the number of …

  • 13 September


    By Iddi Muhayu-Deen Believe it or not, we are now in the era of Free SHS and surely, this should make you happy if you love your country. Glory be thy name for making me live to see this day. You would remember that the cynics told us that this …

  • 11 September

    Free SHS: Students Join Long Queue At Ghanata SHS (Photos)

    As the Free SHS begins today, the situation at the Ghanata Senoir High School is becoming little unbearable for both the first year’s students and their parents. According to the correspondent of FNNewsonline.com at the school premises, the admission process is deliberately being delayed by the authorities. As at 10:00am, …

  • 11 September

    Akufo-Addo Fulfils First Campaign Promise As Free SHS Begins Today

    The Akufo-Addo led government has fulfilled it first ever campaign promise to the good people of Ghana as the Free SHS starts today, Monday, September 11, 2017. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in their quest to wrestle power in last year’s general elections made Free SHS promise as focal point …

July, 2017

  • 6 July

    ¢3bn ‘Chop Chop’ hits GES as moves to sabotage Akufo-Addo’s free SHS is exposed

    …Peki Headmaster, Bursar Cited …Editor threatened with juju amidst other plots to get story dropped In Africa, when we talk about corruption, we all focus our attention on the politician whilst government money is being ‘stolen’ by people we least expect. Reports reaching The New Independent say, various stakeholders who are connected to …

May, 2017

  • 27 May

    Minister inaugurates free SHS Committee

    Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education has inaugurated a committee to advise and lead the implementation of the country’s free Senior High School (SHS). The committee constituted representatives from the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Information, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Scholarship Secretariat, Buffer Stock Company, Auditor General’s Department, …

  • 16 May

    Pass before you enjoy Free SHS – Napo

    Only students who pass their examination will have the opportunity to enjoy the government’s Free SHS policy in September, the Education Minister has revealed. According to Mathew Opoku Prempeh, students who fail at the basic education level will not benefit from the policy as government readies to roll it out. …

March, 2017

  • 6 March


    By Mathias Tulasi Good afternoon fellow Ghanaians. The long awaited contradictory 419 budget has finally been read and l believed the expectations of many were not met at all. The Ghanaian worker was expecting to hear something great concerning a reduction in his or her income tax. A lot more …