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July, 2018

  • 16 July

    Gov’t not struggling to fund free SHS – Oppong Nkrumah

    A Deputy Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has stated that government is not finding it difficult to fund its flagship ‘free SHS’ programme. He said there have been thought-out funding channels before its implementation last year. He, however, conceded that the program was faced with some challenge at the …

June, 2018

March, 2018

  • 5 March

    Gov’t must rethink its Free SHS policy – Prof. John Gatsi

    Prof. John Gatsi has called on the government to rethink on its free SHS policy especially the role of Parents and Teachers Associations (PTAs) in providing infrastructure in the school. Prof. Gatsi made the call when he was chairing a public lecture on the role of PTAs in the implementation of …

February, 2018

  • 10 February

    Scam Alert! Gov’t Quietly Reduced Academic Weeks To Save Free SHS

    Am very happy the NDC as a party never spoke against the Free SHS but was very much concern about its implementation and the effects it will have on the students. Under the leadership of former President John Dramani Mahama and Prof. Naana Opoku Agyeman, they envisaged the numerous challenges …

January, 2018

  • 30 January

    Govt shifts Free SHS burden to Scholarship Secretariat

    The government has shifted the cost burden of the direct funding of its free senior high school (SHS) programme to the Scholarship Secretariat. Consequently, the government has reduced its Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA) allocation to the programme from GH¢212 million last year to GH¢10 million this year. The amount …

  • 25 January

    Free SHS: Stop media attacks against me – Mahama to Akufo-Addo

    Former President John Mahama has accused President Akufo-Addo of sponsoring media attacks against him following claims that he is sabotaging the Free SHS policy. The former President made the accusation while distancing himself from media reports that he is plotting with the AfricaWatch magazine to run down the government’s flagship …

December, 2017

  • 16 December


    Why should our children pay the ultimate price of death because of Education? The issue is getting out of hand and everyone is quiet about it. Should they all die before we begin to talk? Why have our media and all of us become cowards under this government? Are we …

  • 2 December


    Ex-President John Dramani Mahama, Ghana’s only one-term president has given the strongest indication yet that should he become president again in 2020, his government would CANCEL the Free SHS policy. The policy is undoubtedly, the number one flagship programme of the Akufo-Addo’s government and has rightly been adjudged by many …

November, 2017

  • 25 November

    Free SHS is not working – Mahama tells Nana Addo

    Former President John Mahama has chastised the Nana Akufo-Addo administration over the implementation of its flagship free Senior High School (SHS) programme, suggesting the programme was hurriedly implemented. Speaking Saturday at a Unity Walk organised by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Tarkwa in the Western Region, the ex-president noted …

  • 23 November

    FREE SHS: The Popular Monster Killing Our Secondary Education

    Any time NPP is in government they try to play populace games with our secondary Education for political gains which later ends up to be their nightmare but they have refused to learn lessons from it. They take decisions without looking at future consequences on the citizenry. As ”intellectuals” as …