Thursday , 18 January 2018

EDUCATION

National Service Scheme begin new enrolment for 2016/2017

National Service Scheme

The National Service Scheme has said it has begun accepting applications from final year students of the various accredited tertiary institutions in the country and abroad for the 2016/2017 service year. Prospective personnel are being asked to use the index numbers assigned by their schools to obtain the unique NSS enrolment PIN Codes. According to the NSS, this can be ... Read More »

Kpando schools riots: 11 suspects granted Ghc 30,000 bail each

Kpando-sec-schoo-500x330

Eleven suspects who were charged in connection with the violent clashes between students of the Kpando Senior High School and the Kpando Technical Institute have been granted bail by a Kpando Circuit Court to the sum of Ghc30, 000 each. The suspects, who were arrested by the Kpando Divisional Police Command include five students from Kpando Technical Institute, five from ... Read More »

Harvard University tops world’s most prestigious universities ranking

Harvard-University

Harvard University has maintained its position as the number one University in the World, according to a release from Times Higher Education. The ranking which was based on results from an invitation-only opinion survey of 10,000 top scholars around the world also saw MIT and Stanford beat the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford. The top 10 featured British and American ... Read More »

Unemployed graduates urged to venture into car washing, bee keeping

University-of-Ghana-graduates

Professor of Wood Science at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Prof Dr Charles Antwi Boasiako has urged Ghanaian unemployed graduates to venture into picture making, car washing, bee keeping and others in same line. These sectors, according to him, can be of great benefit and properly cater for their respective families thus, they should not neglect ... Read More »

Adasco PTA present two semi-detached bungalows to school

The front viw of the new Adasco staff bungalow

The Parent Teachers Association (PTA) of Ada Senior High School has presented two semi-detached bungalows to the school administration. Speaking at the handing over ceremony held at the schools assembly hall, the PTA chairman, Mr. Matey Teye Agat said the PTA is very much concerned about providing facilities that will promote teaching and learning in the school. He said the ... Read More »

Four KSTS students arrested for occultism

KSTS

Four students of the Kumasi Secondary Technical School (KSTS) have been arrested by the Tanoso Police in the Ashanti region for allegedly practicing occultism.The students were allegedly caught at a construction site performing initiation rites for new members.They are said to be second and final year students and are currently in police custody assisting with investigations.Isaac Opoku Sarkodie, Evans Oppong, ... Read More »

Three Central University students crash to death

Central Uni students accident

A tipper truck Tuesday evening crashed three students of the Central University College at Miotso to death. According to reports, the three are first year students of the Law Faculty of the private university. Photo Credit: Facebook – Lorrencia Nkrumah They have been identified as Sedem Hodo, Nana Kofi Asare Boamah and Boison Kobby Junior. Photo Credit: Facebook – Lorrencia ... Read More »

UG ranked 7th Best University in Africa

University of Ghana

23 April, 2016 The University of Ghana has been ranked as the 7th best university in Africa in The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.This makes Ghana’s premier University the topmost University in the West Africa sub-region, and indeed at the national level.University of Cape Town once again hit the top position, while East African giant, Uganda’s Makerere University ... Read More »

Mugabe backtracks on law demanding foreign firms cede ownership to locals

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe

14 April 2016, IN SUMMARY In a statement after a Cabinet meeting Wednesday, the veteran ruler said the law had complicated had caused confusion among investors and local businesses. Law forces foreign owned companies to cede 51 percent of their shareholding to locals since 2008 saying it would correct colonial imbalances. Foreign owned companies were given a March 31 deadline ... Read More »

I’m disappointed in “confused” Ofori Amponsah – Lord Kenya

Lord Kenya being interviewed by Bola Ray

13 April, 2016 Converted hip life artiste Lord Kenya has jabbed his colleague Ofori Amponsah who claims he has been called by God to do the ministry work.Pastor Amponsah shocked his congregants and fans after he strangely choked on a question about his favourite Bible verse in an interview on Starr 103.5FM. The multiple award-winning highlife artiste who quit music ... Read More »