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President Akufo-Addo leads congregation to pray for Ghana’s development

Kumasi, Oct. 6, GNA – The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has led a congregation of the Anglican faithful to pray for Ghana’s development and growth, at a ceremony in Kumasi. Accompanying the President was Mr Simon Osei-Mensah, the Ashanti Regional Minister, and his Deputy, Ms Elizabeth Agyemang, as well as Members of Parliament (MPs) […]

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Education Social News

AfriKids Ghana mainstreams 55 street children into formal education

Bolgatanga, Oct. 6, GNA – AfriKids Ghana, a child rights Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), through its ‘School of Night Rabbits’ project, has successfully mainstreamed 55 street children in the Bolgatanga Municipality into the formal education system.The children went through nine months intensive complementary numeracy and literacy tuition, from January to September, 2019. Ten other street children […]

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Education

GTUC matriculates over 1,400 freshmen

Accra, Oct. 6, GNA – The Ghana Technology University College (GTUC), Accra Campus, has held its 25th matriculation ceremony in Accra, during which 1,426 freshmen were formally admitted for the September intake of the 2019/2020 academic year.The new entrants, who were made of 1,138 males and 288 females, would be pursuing various degree and diploma […]

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Education

UPSA admits over 5,000 freshmen

Accra, Oct. 6, GNA – The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) over the weekend matriculated 5, 957 freshmen to pursue various degree, professional and diploma programmes for the 2019/2020 academic year.The number of new entrants, which is the highest ever in the history of the University is made of 80 professional programmes’ students, 1, […]

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Education

Vice President presents the Most Outstanding Teacher Prize Award for 2019

Kumasi, Oct.6, GNA -Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Saturday presented the 2019 Most Outstanding Teacher Prize Award to Ms Sabina Dosu of St. Dominic’s R/C Junior High School in the Denkyembour District of the Eastern Region.For her prize, she received a cheque of GHC 180,000 for the construction of a three-bedroom house and other […]

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Business and Economics

President inaugurates Minerals Income Investment Fund Board

Accra, Sept. 4, GNA- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday inaugurated the board of the newly established Minerals Income Investment Fund (MIIF), with a charge on the body to leverage its financial might to raise strong local players in the mining sector.He said that it was not encouraging that after a century of mining […]

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Business and Economics

UK-Ghana Business Council to enhance strategic partnership for job creation

Accra, Oct.4, GNA-The third meeting of the United Kingdom-Ghana Business Council held in Accra on Friday committed to taking a deeper and more strategic bilateral partnership, to enhance economic development, job creation and trade and investments opportunities. The Council was established 12 months ago as a high-level forum to promote bilateral relations and strategic partnerships […]

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Education Social News

Ghana School of Law is to be expanded

Accra, Oct 4, GNA- The Ghana School of Law is to be expanded in order to increase admissions, the Chief Justice Sophia A.B.Akuffo has said. The Chief Justice said the expansion would be captured in the 2020 budget to be presented in Parliament. Speaking at the enrollment of 305 newly trained lawyers at the auditorium […]

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Education Politics

Minority ready to resist CSE policy

Accra, Oct. 04, GNA – Mr Haruna Iddrisu, the Minority Leader, on Friday said the National Democratic Congress (NDC) would fight any attempt to introduce the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in basic schools.    At a press conference at the Parliament House, Mr Iddrisu said the CSE was being championed by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual […]

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Health and Lifestyle

Chronic betting is an issue of mental health – MHA

Cape Coast, Oct. 04, GNA – The Mental Health Authority (MHA), has expressed worry about the addictive betting practices among sections of the youth, describing it as a mental health disorder that must be given serious attention. It said a person who had an ardent desire to betting was not different from the one addicted […]