Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Governments must be held accountable for African countries’ slow progress on global education goals since underperforming schools and teachers are usually victims of a dysfunctional system, the U.N.’s cultural agency UNESCO said last week Wednesday. Sub-Saharan Africa falls behind other parts of the world by most education standards, with one...
It would cost government more than US$420 million to roll out solar power generation in all second cycle schools across the country. This amount, however, would not include subsequent maintenance of the equipment. The Deputy Director of Renewable Energy at the Ministry of Energy, Seth Mahu who disclosed this indicated that...
The Ministry of Education has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Russian vehicle manufacturer, GAZ Group, and Neoplan Ghana Limited to supply better-condition and upgraded buses to both private and public schools for used in conveying students, especially children. According to a Deputy Minister of Education who signed...
The Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) has appointed Justice Mrs. Georgina Wood (retired), immediate past-Chief Justice of Ghana, as the 2017-2018 AIG Visiting Fellow of Practice at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. The AIG Fellowship is awarded each year to an individual from West Africa who has...
HFC Bank Ghana, a subsidiary of Republic Financial Holdings Limited, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Ghana to provide support in the beautification and soft landscaping of the Recreational Quadrangle and J.B. Danquah Avenue of the university. Giving a brief background to the partnership, Dr. Benjamin...
The Executive Director of Enterprise Life, Jacqueline Benyi, has said industry will have to invest in academia if the link between the two is to yield mutually beneficial results. “We acknowledge the fact that universities and companies have different business models; however, we are very much aware that some investment...
More than five hundred girls of the Odorgonno Senior High School have been left to make do with an old three-seater toilet facility after an oil cash-funded 18-seat facility constructed alongside a girls’ dormitory broke down after barely four months of usage. The facility was inaugurated in October last year,...
The African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Ghana is rallying stakeholders, including industry and the Diplomatic Corps, to support government’s bold ambition to transform Ghana’s development through research, innovation and the practical application of mathematical sciences. The President and CEO of AIMS, Thierry Zomahoun, speaking at an exclusive partnership event...
Under the guise of staging mock examinations and extra classes, basic school authorities have resorted to charging pupils high registration fees for the Basic Education Certificate Examination, in spite of heavy government subsidy. Checks by the B&FT from various basic schools revealed that some school authorities charge as much as...
Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS) Alumni Association (GAA) has sworn-in national executives to see to the development of the school in Takoradi. Also, it is to recognize the executive and make them more functional, promote the interest of the students and the alumina. The executives are Gaint Wing Comdr. Rtd William...
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