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GES Acting Director General
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Two SHS headmasters demoted for charging fees

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has started cracking the whip with the demotion of at least two headmasters who are said to have flouted the guidelines on the implementation of the government’s free senior high school programme. They are said to have demanded school fees from some first year students […]

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Ranking: The best SHS from Ghana’s 10 regions

A research company, AB Review, has come out with a list of the best Senior High Schools in each of the ten regions in Ghana. The rankings were done based on statistics of the schools’ performances in the last five years, that is from 2011 to 2016. Key among the […]

export marijuana for economic gains
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Let’s legalise, grow and export marijuana – GSA boss

The Acting Executive Director of the Ghana Standards Authority, Professor Alex Dodoo, is advocating for the export of marijuana for economic gains. This comes at a time when there are varied opinions on the drug use and its legalisation in the country. Notable personalities including former UN Secretary General, Kofi […]

The hand of the ten year old boy
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Woman burns grandson’s hand for stealing fish in soup

A 51-year-old woman, Ama Adobea has severely burnt the hand of her 10-year-old grandson at Assin-Bisidruasi for stealing fish from a pot of soup. The victim, in an interview with Adom News explained that the suspect who is his grandmother angrily dragged his hand into a fire as punishment for […]

Mamfe Methodist Girls' High School
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Free SHS: Over 400 students turned away at Mamfe SHS

Over 400 students have been turned away by authorities at the Mamfe Methodist Girls Senior High School in the Eastern region. According to authorities, the school has the capacity to accommodate only 400 students but over 800 students were posted to the school by the Computer School Selection Placement System. […]

The convicts being led out of court
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Three men jailed 120 years for robbing Akua Donkor

The Accra Circuit Court has sentenced three men to a total of 120 years imprisonment for robbing the founder of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Madam Akua Donkor. The convicts Yakubu Yusif, the Central Regional Chairman of the GFP, Barnabas Kayese, Madam Donkor’s personal driver and Abdul Razak Shaibu, were […]

He stole to support NPP
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I stole to finance NPP – Man tells court

A High court in Tamale has granted bail to a man brought before it on police charges that he defrauded and stole nearly one million cedis from a company he worked with to bankroll activities of the New Patriotic Party in the Northern region. The court had delayed making a […]

Crime on the rise
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US Embassy warns citizens against going to Nima, Avenor, Agbogbloshie

The US Embassy in Accra has warned its nationals to avoid some communities in Accra that have recorded violence recently. A security message posted on the Embassy’s website on August 24, 2017, expressed concern about the growing crime in the Greater Accra Region especially Avenor, Sowutuom, Sukura, Agbobloshie, Nima and […]

Rev Dr. Kwabena Opuni Frimpong (Gen. Sec. Christian Council of Ghana)
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Christian Council calls for further engagements on Free SHS Policy

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has called on the Government to, as a matter of urgency, engage stakeholders on their roles in the implementation of the Free Senior High School (SHS) Policy to ensure its success. The Council said the implementation of the SHS Policy must be a collective […]

Mrs Cecilia Kwakye Cofie, President CHASS
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CHASS to enforce ban on mobile phone use in SHSs

Heads of second cycle schools in the country have vehemently opposed the use of mobile phones by students in senior high schools (SHSs) in the country. They said allowing the use of mobile phones in SHSs would have dire consequences on students as a result of their distraction and abuse. […]