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BECE Candidate Delivers a Baby Girl on Examination Day

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A 19-year-old female candidate in the just ended Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), from Kwahu Nketepa in the Eastern Region, who was nine months pregnant, successfully gave birth to a baby girl, a few hours before her first paper on Monday. Augustina Okronipa, the new mother, delivered home during early dawn of the said day, but defying the odds to write the ... Read More »

MTN Donates 10 brand new computers to Dachio Primary and JHS

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Dachio Primary and Junior High School in the Upper East Region has taken delivery of ten brand new computers to augment effective teaching and learning of ICT at the school. Donated by the Regional office of MTN Ghana, the school is earmarked to receive computer accessories and other items to enhance teaching methods under its 21 Yellow Care outreach programme. ... Read More »

Pupils Cry Over Inability to Write BECE after Paying GHC150 Registration Fee to Headmaster

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Final year students of Akpene International School at Juapong in the Volta Region, would have to wait another year to sit for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), as a result of the failure of their headmaster to register them. This is in spite of the students paying a GHc 150 registration fee. Speaking to Citi News, an affected student indicated ... Read More »

BECE 2016:142 Candidates Prevented From Writing Papers

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About one hundred and forty two Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates on Wednesday were prevented from writing their papers in two separate centers in the Ashanti Region. The candidates who were stationed in Bekwai SDA and Dominase in the Region were not allowed to write French language and ICT  papers. 50 candidates were from Agyamasu M/A Junior High School (JHS) whiles the remaining 92 candidates were from ... Read More »

Bethel Church Commissions Library & ICT Facility for Bonkrong D/A School


As part of its charitable works, the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in the USA, has constructed a newly State -of -the -Art ICT Laboratory and a Library for the Bonkrong D/A JHS in the Sekyere Central District of the Ashanti Region. The project which was commissioned last Friday is part of the Church’s pledge to the Bonkrong community to improve ... Read More »

MCE donates food items to BECE candidates in Wa


The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE)  of Wa Issahaku Nuhu Putiaha has donated some food items to candidates from 20 villages who are staying at various  centers to write the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE). This is aimed at helping them with the weeklong exercise to improve on the current 43% performance of the municipality. Musah Lansah reports that out of the 2,500 candidates writing this year, ... Read More »

Girls’ dominate BECE Registration in Bawku

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More Girls’ than boys’ in the Bawku Municipal have registered to write this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). Out of the 1,765 candidates who registered, 884 were girls while 881 were boys this however, indicates that the girl-child education policy is taken shape and more girls and parents are beginning to understand the need to educate the Girl-Child. Speaking ... Read More »

About 461,013 Candidates Begin BECE 2016 Today


About 461, 013 candidates from 14,267 public and private Junior High Schools in the country will today [Monday] take part in the Basic Education Certificate Examination. The week long exams is expected to end on Friday, June 17, 2016. In 2015 about five papers were cancelled because of widespread leaks The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has assured tight security ... Read More »

St John’s Girl Said She Never Knew the Thugs Who beat up her Teachers


The 15-year-old student who is accused of inviting thugs to attack her teacher at the St. John’s I and 2 primary school at Accra New Town has denied the claims. Aisha Adam was punished and sacked from class by her teacher for being unable to pronounce the word “entertainment” during reading lesson.She allegedly went home to call her brothers who ... Read More »

Collapsed school building kills Kindergarten Pupil


A six year-old pupil of the Adrakpo Kindergarten School in the Akatsi South District of Volta Region, lost her life painfully today [Friday], when a dilapidated school block, made of mud, collapsed on her. The pupil, according to an eyewitness, was playing in a pool of water close to the mud school block together with her friend of four years, when ... Read More »

BECE candidates abandon classes for funerals at Nabdam


Scores of candidates expected to take part in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Nabdam District of the Upper East region have been reported to be lavishing resources including the time meant for classes on funerals. Worried authorities say the candidates, as well as their juniors, have been regular faces on funeral grounds because they are “hopelessly” ... Read More »

2016 BECE Questions Printed Outside Ghana to Prevent Leakage

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The West African Examination Council (WAEC) is staying with its new strategy to fly examination questions papers to the examination centres in the upcoming Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), in a bid to avoid the recurrent leakages. The BECE has been scheduled for June 13-17, 2016 “The papers have already been printed outside this country. The questions fly in and ... Read More »

Teachers Beaten at St Johns School by Relatives for Punishing Girl 15


A group of six bulky-looking young men Tuesday stormed the compound of the St. John’s 1 and 2 Primary and Junior High School in Accra New Town to beat up teachers after a student was punished. Students had to run helter-skelter for their lives as the heavily built men went berserk battering anyone on sight. One of the cane-wielding men ... Read More »

CFTC Builds New Classroom block for Kpachelo Community in the Northern Region

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Thanks to the generosity of one of Canadian Feed The Children’s (CFTC) leadership funding partners, Ipsos Foundation, a new primary school has been built for the community of Kpachelo in the Savelugu-Nanton Municipality in Northern Region. The school will improve students’ enrollment, retention and the quality of education. Hundreds of people came to the grand opening ceremony on May 10, ... Read More »

Canning In Schools Worsens Pupils’ Bad Behaviors

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Canning in schools in Ghana has made many Ghanaians brazen liars or timid, Mama Sewa Fenu III, the Queen of Taviefe, has observed. You May Also Read…CAGD Begins Payment of Salary Arrears “In school they had to lie, if they could, to avoid the strokes of the cane and so they have grown up with it,” she said. Mama Fenu, ... Read More »

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