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Pupils and teachers of Zogbeli M/A Primary study in deathtraps

zogbeli primary

Pupils and teachers at the basic section of the Zogbeli M/A Primary Cluster of Schools in the Tamale metropolis are sitting on a time bomb as portion of their classroom block has become a deathtrap. Portion of the block which was constructed in 1956 and serves as classrooms from primary one to three,  is currently in deplorable state; forcing school ... Read More »

CAGD informs affected Teachers of the suspension of their October Salaries


About 2,647 teachers have had their salaries for this month suspended by the Controller and Accountant General. This is as a result of failure on their part to provide their social security numbers during the cleaning of the payroll as part of the Public Financial Management Reform programme. Reports say 3,794 public sector workers in total were affected as they ... Read More »

Donald Trump describes Africans as Lazy and Enemies of America’s Progress

donald trump insults Africans

The United States’ business magnate, Donald Trump has expressed displeasure for Africans by referring to them as lazy fools only good at eating, lovemaking and thuggery. Trump is also the republican Presidential torch bearer promised to deport all Kenya origin, Africans including president Barrack Obama as he illuminated how he plans to reconstruct America and restore its lost glory. He ... Read More »

Campaign for Female Education (Camfed) Launches Plan to Promote Girls’ Eduaction

Camfed Launch in Tamale

The Campaign for Female Education (Camfed), Ghana, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has launched a five-year strategic plan with a focus on mobilising more resources to promote girls’ education, build the capacities and confidence of young women to take up leadership roles in their communities for positive change in the society. The Executive Director of Camfed, Mrs Dolores Dickson, who launched ... Read More »

Ghanaians don’t value Knowledge and Research – Lecturer

UG Lecturer Prof. Akosua Adomako Ampofo

A visiting Professor at the University of Concordia in Canada, Prof. Akosua Adomako Ampofo, believes that quite a number of Ghanaians do not place enough value on knowledge and research. According to her, most Ghanaians do not conduct research to broaden their knowledge in various subjects because they do not appreciate its importance. “I don’t think we appreciate the value ... Read More »

UTAG threatens another strike over book and research allowance


According to a reports, the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has threatened to embark on another strike if government fails to pay their Book and Research allowance by Friday [October 23]. This, according to them, is because several assurances given by government to pay the allowances have not yielded any positive results. Speaking on Eyewitness News, President of UTAG, ... Read More »

Hohoe Chief allows Zongo Chief Imam to be buried near Central Mosque

Togbega Gabusu

The paramount Chief of the Gbi Traditional Area, Togbega Gabusu  VI,has allowed the late Chief Imam of the Zongo Community to  be burried near the Central Mosque. This incidence came as a wake up call for peace in the area after the two communities had certain levels of misunderstandings pertaining to the burial site of the Zongo community in recent ... Read More »

Local languages to replace English as a medium of Instruction in Ghanaian Schools


The Minister of Education has stated that Ghana would very soon change the use of English as a medium of instruction in school. Prof. Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang largely blamed the inability of the educated working class to develop the nation to the language used in teaching them in schools. The minister who was part of the “Shared Prosperity Forum” Friday ... Read More »

Mahama Confirms Jacob Kor as New GES Director General

jacob kor new ges boss

President John Dramani Mahama, in consultation with the Ghana Education Service (GES) Council and the Public Services Commission, has confirmed the appointment of Mr Jacob Aaworb-Nang Maabobr Kor as the Director-General of the GES. A statement signed by Reverend Jonathan Betty of the Public Relations Unit said the appointment took retrospective effect from August 18, 2015, having served as acting head ... Read More »

Coalition of Concerned Teachers to Join NAGRAT for Thursday’s Strike If…….


The meeting between aggrieved teacher unions and government over unpaid allowances ended in a stalemate.The National Association of Graduate Teachers and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers have now resolved to strike from Thursday if their allowances that have been in arrears are not paid.Leaders of the unions have planned to meet again Wednesday over the impasse.President of the Coalition of ... Read More »

Anas ‘Cries’ over ‘dark’ future in his profession;Prays to save his Country before the time comes


Ghana’s ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has been predicting the future of his undercover exploits. He predicts he could soon be hit by the difficult challenge ever of his undercover journalism exploits. “When I look back into the pot, it is very difficult to look and say that; may be I think my difficult challenge is yet to come. ... Read More »

Presidential Press involved in Accident

fatal accident

Press men in the Western Region returning from president John Mahama’s commissioning ceremony of a new community Senior High School have been involved in an accident. One of the vehicles in the president’s convoy is said to have run into the vehicle carrying the press men, a Multimedia journalist, Benjamin Peters who was part of the press corps confirmed. The vehicle which bumped into the ... Read More »

Police University soon in Ghana – IGP


The Ghana Police Service will soon operate its own University, the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Alhassan has announced.This initiative is to boost the training programmes of the Service to enhance the security of the state.The IGP said his outfit is currently in talks with the National Accreditation Board to convert the Ghana Police Command and Staff College at Winneba ... Read More »

NAGRAT threatens Strike on Thursday

NAGRAT executives

The National Association of Graduate Teachers  will on Thursday go on Strike as they agitate over unpaid allowances. NAGRAT  has argued that government has consistently demonstrated bad faith in addressing their grievances.The National Association of Graduate Teachers and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers postponed a planned strike to enable government to deal with some administrative challenges. Tigo Ghana’s Shelter 4 Education ... Read More »

UN to Increase Investment in Adolescent Girls

girls education

Girls born in 2000 when the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were adopted, have reached adolescence today Ghana has an unprecedented opportunity to focus on the power of the adolescent girl to drive progress and transformation if increased investments are made to address poverty and gender inequality, which are the key drivers of vulnerability among adolescents and young people.This is the ... Read More »

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