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Two students contract Covid-19, 34 Others Quarantined In Wa

News information reaching the front desk of Mynewsghana has revealed that two students have contracted the deadly coronavirus days after the reopening of schools by the government of Ghana. As per the report gotten by Mynewsghana, the two victims of the virus are said to be students of the  Wa Xavier Minor …

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Parents queue to seek admissions in public schools

Some Parents have queued up in some public schools in Accra to seek admissions for their wards due to government directives on school reopening to start a new academic year amidst COVID-19. The Ghana News Agency (GNA) team on Thursday visited some public schools in Accra and saw parents with their …

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Universities senior staff declare nationwide strike

The Senior Staff Association of Universities of Ghana, (SSA-UoG) has declared a nationwide industrial action. They announced the withdrawal of their services with immediate effect on Thursday, January 21. According to the First Vice Chairman of the Senior Staff Association, this has become necessary following the non-payment of their tier-two …

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2021 BECE for private candidates to begin in April

This year’s private Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for private candidates will begin on Monday, 12 to Friday, 16 April, 2021. This was announced by the West African Examination Council (WAEC). Candidates who wish to take part in the examination will therefore have to register via its portal. “Registration for …

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Suhum: Fire ravages storeroom of Islamic Girls SHS

Some students of Islamic Girls Senior High School in the Eastern Region have lost their personal belongings to a fire outbreak last night. Fire gutted a section of the dormitory room converted into storeroom for the students to keep items including chop boxes,trunks, uniforms and provisions. The fire consumed mattresses, …

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Parents worried over school-related financial burden

Some parents have expressed concern about the financial burden re-opening of schools has brought on them. According to them, although the re-opening of schools is welcoming news, it has also brought on them some financial difficulties as most of them have had their businesses affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). …

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Institute of Chartered Accountants holds Accredited Certification Programme

The International Public Sector Accounting Standard (IPSAS) will hold an accredited certification programme in Accra on January 20th to provide virtual hands-on training for accounting officers in the public sector. The accredited certification programme would be organized through the Controller and Accountant-General’s Department in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered …

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Schools with high population to run shift system

The Kumasi Metropolitan Directorate of Education, David Oppong has said a shift system will be rolled out in Basic and Junior High Schools (JHS) with high student population. This is to reduce the number of students per class in order to prevent further spread of COVID-19. According to the Metro …

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TEWU suspends nationwide industrial action

The National Leadership of Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union (TEWU), in consultation with the Local Executives of the Public Universities, have resolved to suspend the nationwide strike which was in demand for some conditions of service. This was in a joint statement signed by Mr Mark D. Korankye, the General …

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Teacher impregnates two students, absconds

A teacher, Akwasi Alex, 23, has reportedly impregnated two pupils at Badukrom in the Ashanti region. The teacher who has absconded reportedly had separate sexual relationships with the victims (names withheld) which resulted in the pregnancies. Reporting the incident on Nyankonton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5FM, Ankobiahene said that …

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