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Coronavirus: Kennedy Agyapong wades into re-closure of schools

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has called for the re-closure of schools and churches following a rise in Covid-19...

GNAT backs calls for re-closure of schools

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) is backing those calling for re-closure of basic schools till the government is really ready...
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Covid-19: Akufo-Addo speaks on closure of schools, borders

President Nana Akufo-Addo has stated that Ghana cannot continue to keep schools closed forever and continue with the ban on social gathering.
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Why this virologist is calling for closure of kindergarten, lower primary schools

A virologist at the Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research, Dr Michael Owusu, has called on the government to take a firm decision...

Universities’ Senior Staff strike forces closure of UCC, UG basic schools

Authorities of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) and the University of Ghana (UG) have closed indefinitely all sections of their basic...

John Dumelo ‘schools’ Hawa Koomson

Aspiring agricultural expert and farmer, John Dumelo, has schooled Madam Hawa Koomson on fish farming after what Ghanaians have described as her...
Education Minister Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum

Adutwum clears air on reopening of schools amid covid-19 surge [Audio]

Education Minister-designate, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, is insisting schools will remain opened in spite of the surge of covid-19 cases recorded in...

Pressure mounts on govt to close down schools 3 weeks into re-opening

The Executive Director of Child Rights International, Bright Appiah, has joined calls by some teacher unions for government to close down schools...

GES staff accused of demanding money from private schools before supply of PPE

The Ghana National Council of Private Schools is calling on the Ghana Education Service (GES) to investigate some personnel in its office...
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Don’t give me a reason to close down schools – Akufo-Addo tells students

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has asked students not to give him a reason to shut down schools a second time.
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Schools reopening date announced

The 2021/22 academic year is expected to commence in mid-January 2021, sources within government say. This was decided after...
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Little girl’s emotional letter to Akufo-Addo over reopening of schools

A nine-year-old girl, Imani Pendo Abdallah-Sesay, is beseeching President Nana Akufo-Addo to reopen schools for academic exercises to resume.
The Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS)

Long school closure, threat to the educational sector – GNAPS

Upper West Regional Secretary of Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS), Alhaji Dasaana N. S. Adamu, says the long school closure...
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Private schools council goes wild over re-opening of schools

The Ghana Council of Private Schools (GNACOPS) has expressed reservations over the government’s decision to reopen schools for second year Senior High...
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WHO, UNICEF urge reopening of schools in Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have urged African governments to promote the safe reopening of schools...
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Check out Association of Private Schools’ proposed date for resumption of schools

The Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) is pushing for the full resumption of schools across the country starting September this...
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Covid-19: Why are we only concerned about Free SHS not Universities and Junior High...

About 14 years ago, on my way home from school, which is Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), there was an argument between...

NDC calls for immediate closure of SHSs across the country

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is calling for the immediate closure of all Senior High Schools (SHS) in the country.
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Covid-19: Kenya announces all national exams canceled as schools remain closed till 2021

Kenya’s Education Cabinet Secretary (CS), George Magoha, has announced that stakeholders have shelved schools reopening until 2021. Speaking to...
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South Africans call for school closure as students test positive for coronavirus

Calls for the closure of South African schools are growing as 204 people, mostly learners, tested positive at a boarding school in...

4,500 basic schools to be disinfected in Greater Accra

About 4,500 basic schools in the Greater Accra region are expected to be disinfected by Zoomlion Ghana Limited. The...
University of Ghana campus, Legon

Universities to reopen today after over three months closure

Public and private universities across the country are set to resume academic work today, June 15, 2020, as final year students return...
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Border closure: Check out the number of Ghanaians evacuated so far

Amid Ghana's border closure over the COVID-19 pandemic, it has emerged that a number of stranded Ghanaians have been evacuated from various...

Akufo-Addo to Address nation tonight, expectations high on closure of churches, others

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will tonight address the nation on measures put in place by the government to contain the...
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Reopening schools amid coronavirus pandemic

Since March, schools across the country have been closed to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Subsequently, the country has struggled...

Covid-19 Roadmap for Schools: IFEST suggests return to shift system

An educational think tank, IFEST says a prolonged stay at home of students could have dire consequences to the country’s weak education...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

GES writes to GNAT on re-opening of schools

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has started a stakeholder consultation to provide the President a blueprint that will guide the reopening of...

Coronavirus: Education Minister reveals when it would be appropriate for reopening of schools

The Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, says the reopening date of educational institutions will depend on the expert advice of health...
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Teacher’s heartbreaking fear for some pupils after schools coronavirus shut down

From today, 20th march, 2020, schools across the UK will closed until further notice. The UK death toll has...
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Coronavirus: Ministry of Health issues new directives to schools

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has directed all Directors and Principals of all schools in Ghana to allow their final students to...

Coronavirus: Lagos shuts down public and private schools

As the deadly Coronavirus spreads, the Lagos State Government has ordered that all public and private schools in the state be shut from Monday,...
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Coronavirus: Closure of churches long overdue – GPCC

The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) has lauded president Nana Akufo-Addo for suspending all church activities in the wake of the...
A queue of people line up outside a shop called Doctor Green - one of Holland's famous 'coffee shops' - in the Hague yesterday after the Dutch government announced that many businesses were closing over coronavirus fears

Coronavirus: Marijuana on high demand in Europe after coffee shop closures

Marijuana smokers queued up to stockpile weed in Holland yesterday after the country's famous 'coffee shops' were ordered to shut over coronavirus fears.  
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Japan shutting down schools nationwide to fight coronavirus

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called for all schools in the country to close from Monday until the end of their...

Live from the Woods: Directive for closure of School of Survey and Mapping lazy

Disappointing. Mediocre. Infantile. Disingenuous. Malicious. These words vividly describe Tuesday’s directive by Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu for the closure of...
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What you need to know as GES releases 2021 academic calendar for SHS

The Ghana Education Service (GES) says its 2021 academic calendar for Senior High Schools (SHSs) nationwide would enable students and teachers to...
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Cancellation of licensure exams: Adutwum states position

Minister-designate for Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, says he would not advocate for the cancellation of the licensure exams because it’s a...
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Extend JHS to four years to cover new curriculum – Kofi Asare proposes

The Executive Director of Africa Education Watch, Kofi Asare, has proposed that the Junior High School (JHS) system is extended to four...

2,180 Ghanaian kids contract coronavirus

A report launched by Child Rights International has revealed that 2,180 children have contracted COVID-19 as of November 9, 2020.

Bricklayer kills apprentice for money rituals a day to his 14th birthday [Photos]

A schoolboy was murdered in Oyo state one day to his 14th birthday and his boss has been arrested for his murder.