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February, 2017

  • 21 February

    Eʋegbefiala: Ewe-English Dictionary Launched

    A first ever modern Ewe -English Dictionary (Eʋegbefiala) has been launched at the British Council in Accra. Speaking at the launch, the former Deputy Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Hon. Abla Dzifa Gomashie who was the Special Guest at the event called on Ghanaians to be confident in expressing themselves in their mother tongue.  She bemoaned the rate at …

  • 16 February

    $600m/year needed to fund Free SHS – IMANI

    Ghana needs about $600 million per annum to fund and implement the Free Senior High School programme introduced by the Akufo-Addo government, Patrick Stephenson, Director of Research and Finance of policy think tank Imani Africa, has said. The Ghana Heritage Fund was established in 2011 by Section 10 (1) of the Petroleum Revenue Management Act, 2011 (Act 815). It is …

  • 14 February

    Money for free SHS will come from Heritage Fund – Osafo Marfo

    Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Marfo has hinted that the government’s Free Senior High School policy will be funded by the Heritage Fund. The Akufo-Addo government plans to fully implement the policy from September. President Akufo-Addo over the weekend said the implementation of his much touted campaign policy was on course stating that “by free SHS, we [government] mean that in …

  • 12 February

    NIBS now offers executive MBA programme

    The Noble International Business School (NIBS) in Accra has launched a new executive master programme designed and customized to prepare business leaders and professionals for an internationally accredited Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree programme in affiliation with the Swiss Business School (SBS), Zurich, Switzerland. The programme is sharpened with tools intended to help students  deal with the emerging …

  • 9 February

    NSS Recruitment Facts: Dr. Kpessa-Whyte writes

    NSS RECRUITMENT-THE FACTS 1. In 2015, NSS wrote to the Public Services Commission to recruit staff to place those who exited the scheme through retirement and dismissal 2. NSS received a letter from the Public Services Commission dated February 19, 2016 granting clearance for recruitment for 35 staff who exited mainly through retirement and others 3. In another letter dated …

  • 6 February

    USAG members boycott February congress

    Some members of the University Student Association of Ghana (USAG), have withdrawn and disassociated themselves from the Second Emergency Congress of the 2015/2016 USAG year, held on the 4th day of February, 2017 at the Christian Service University College in Kumasi. This was made known in a press release signed by the leaders of the association body. “This decision has …

  • 1 February

    Ghana Gets First Ever Open University

    She was academically brilliant, the shining light of a community that has seen many potentially intelligent girls given no sniff at education and many dropping out along the way. Everyone expected her to be the exception to the rule, scale higher heights, make her people proud and be a living example to the young ones As far as people were …

January, 2017

  • 30 January

    GHANASCO students share common dam water with animals

    Students of the Ghana Secondary School (GHANASCO) in the Northern Region of Ghana are orchestrated to consume a dam water with animals as a result of lack of access to portable drinking water for the school. Some of the students were spotted fetching the milky dam water with yellow gallons (Kufour gallon). Some of the vulnerable students in an interview with …

  • 24 January

    AFCOPB and Lancaster University to conduct peace research in Ghana

    The African Centre for Peace Building (AFCOPB) and Richardson Institute of Lancaster University will from April 2017 commence a research project into peace and conflict situations in Ghana. The two bodies have signed a partnership agreement today at AFCOPB’s office in Accra when the Richardson Institute delegation led by Gareth Bowden, Richardson Institute Internship Coordinator for Ghana paid a courtesy call on the …

  • 23 January

    Scrap Ghana Law School – Kofi Bentel

    The Vice President of a policy think tank, IMANI Ghana, Mr. Kofi Bentil  wants Ghana Law School scraped and General Legal Council (GLC) made an examining body like ACCA or ICA. “There is no real debate. The GLC must become an examining body like ACCA or ICA not a school” According to the policy analyst, ‘our leaders are too slow so even the obvious …