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COVID:19 Nigeria extends nationwide curfew

The Federal Government of Nigeria has adjusted the curfew from 12 midnight through 4:am, as it continues the gradual easing of lockdown...

Full text: Akufo-Addo’s 16th address to the nation on measures to fight coronavirus

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has addressed the nation on the measures his government is taking to combat the spread of the...
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WHO warns young people are emerging as main spreaders of the coronavirus

The World Health Organization warned Tuesday that young people are becoming the primary drivers of the spread of the novel coronavirus in many countries...

How teachers reacted to Akufo-Addo’s hot meals for BECE candidates, staff

It is in order for President Nana Akufo-Addo to provide one hot meal a day for Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) students...

Full speech: Akufo-Addo’s 15th address to the nation

President Nana Akufo-Addo on Sunday, August 16, 2020, addressed the nation on the measures taken against the spread of coronavirus in the...

Trump and Biden clash over masks

President Donald Trump is attacking Joe Biden for calling on governors to mandate that all Americans wear masks for the next three...
Deputy Minister of Health and Member of Parliament (MP) for Ledzokuku Constituency, Dr. Bernard Oko-Boye

No SHS student has died of Covid-19 – Dr Oko-Boye tells Parliament

The Deputy Health Minister has told Parliament that no Covid-19 related death has been recorded in any senior high schools since finalists...
How African generosity dried a crying teacher's tears

Letter from Africa: How African generosity dried a crying teacher’s tears

In our series of letters from African journalists, Kenyan Joseph Warungu looks at the acts of generosity helping ordinary people through desperately...
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Nigerian doctor leads hydroxychloroquine treatment for Covid-19 advocacy

Nigerian-born doctor, Stella Immanuel has made an impassioned plea advocating the use of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of Covid-19.

Drama as classroom is turned into a poultry farm [photos]

Following the lockdown of schools due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a classroom in Borno state in Nigeria has been converted into a...

Free SHS is no guarantee for votes of beneficiaries – Sammy Awuku

The National Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) says the Free Senior High School policy does not guarantee that all...

Full Speech: Seventh edition of NDC’s weekly press briefing

SPEECH DELIVERED BY COMRADE SAMMY GYAMFI, NATIONAL COMMUNICATION OFFICER OF THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CONGRESS (NDC), AT THE 7TH EDITION OF THE NDC’S...

Check out the full 2020 WASSCE timetable

The timetable for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) has been released. The exam is...

COVID-19: Nine Mpraeso SHS students in isolation

Nine students of the Mpraeso Senior High School in the Kwahu South District of the Eastern Region are said to be in isolation...
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Sacked final year Adiembra SHS students back on campus to write exams

After a stakeholder meeting to decide the fate of 16 sacked students of the Adiembra Senior High School (SHS) in the Western...
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Full text: Akufo-Addo’s 13th address to the nation on measures to fight coronavirus

Fellow Ghanaians, good evening, and thank you for having me in your homes, once again. Two weeks ago, we...

Tema residents urged to support Covid-19 fight

Parents and guardians have been urged to provide their children with nose masks and alcohol-based hand sanitisers to complement government's efforts to...
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Ghana’s coronavirus death toll being massaged – OccupyGhana

Pressure Group, OccupyGhana has expressed skepticism about the veracity of some of the figure put out by the Ghana Health Service with...

Coronavirus cases in Africa now surpass 200,000

Africa has now confirmed over 200,000 coronavirus cases across all 54 countries, according to latest statistics from the Africa Center for Disease...
South Africa's Dr Christiaan Barnard

Meet the doctor who performed the world’s first human heart transplant

On 3 December 1967, South African doctor, Dr Christiaan (Chris) Barnard, performed the world's first human to human heart transplant at Groote...
Director-General of the GES, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa

No school should issue prospectus to parents – GES warns

Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa has warned schools not to issue prospectus to parents and guardians.

Make all final year day-students in SHS boarding – MoE directs

The Ministry of Education has asked all boarding schools to make provisions for all final year day-students to be in a boarding...
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Older students return to class in Tanzania

Some students in Tanzania are heading back to high schools and colleges for the first time in about two months, but will...
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Covid-19: No Sunday School for kids – Oppong-Nkrumah [Video]

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, has said there would be no Sunday School for children in churches...

Full text of Akufo-Addo’s 10th address to the nation on coronavirus crisis

Fellow Ghanaians, good evening. I have come again, for the tenth (10th) time, into your homes to speak to...

Infographics: Akufo-Addo’s address on the easing of restrictions

President Akufo-Addo has announced the commencement of religious activities from June 5. This, the President said is the beginning...

Coronavirus: Buhari orders lockdown of states as virus rapidly increases

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that precision lockdowns be implemented in areas recording high rates of coronavirus infections in the country.

European countries set to further ease lockdowns

Italy and Spain are among a number of European countries that are set to further ease their coronavirus lockdown restrictions from Monday.

Coronavirus: More US states begin lifting virus lockdown orders

More US states are beginning to lift lockdown orders even as US leaders say social distancing guidelines will be necessary throughout the...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

Why studying online will be impossible for some youth at Chorkor [listen]

Some students and parents at Chorkor in the Greater Accra region say studying online is impossible for them...

Coronavirus: Hairdressers may have to remain shut ‘for 6 months’

National Hair and Beauty Federation CEO Hilary Hall acknowledged there are dangers of having such close contact (file photo) (Image: Yegor Aleyev/TASS)
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Coronavirus: Trump unveils plan to reopen states in phases

As Covid-19 continues to spread across the United States (US) of America, President Donald Trump has given governors guidance on reopening...
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Covid-19: GES denies SHS re-opening date video

Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Akwasi Opoku Amakwa, has denied claims that a reopening date for the various Senior High Schools (SHS)...
Students have refused to show up after school resumed on January 5

Nkwanta South SHS students ‘refuse’ to report after Christmas holidays

Management of the Nkwanta South Senior High School has appealed to parents to allow their wards return to school after the Christmas...

Nkwanta South SHS students ‘refuse’ to report after Christmas holidays

Management of the Nkwanta South Senior High School has appealed to parents to allow their wards return to school after the Christmas...
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Protest against George Weah in Liberia

A protest against Liberia's President George Weah has started in the capital, Monrovia. The first group of banner-carrying protesters...

AUDIO: Parents share frustration over SHS placement

Some anxious parents and guardians of students who sat for the 2017 BECE have expressed frustration over failed attempts to secure placement in Senior...

Don’t bill WASSCE candidates full term fees; GES directs SHS heads

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has instructed heads of Senior High Schools (SHS) to waive some fees on final year students when schools reopen for...

Extend SHS placement deadline – NAGRAT to GES

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) is urging the Ghana Education Service to extend the deadline for prospective Senior High School (SHS) students...