High Court orders WAEC to release cancelled results of 20 BECE candidates

The West African Examination Council has been ordered by an Accra High Court to release the results of 20 candidates whose papers were cancelled after the 2017 Basic Education Certification Examinations. The candidates had their results cancelled after WAEC claimed they had colluded to cheat during the exams. But, they the dragged examination council to court accusing it of breaching […]

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Headmaster cuts short girl’s education

The Nkoranza South police have arrested the Headmaster of the Nkoranza M/A Junior High School, Mr. Osei Kwame, and his Assistant, Madam Esther Timbila, for preventing a female candidate from writing the just-ended Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) English paper. The two were last Friday cautioned, granted bail and were expected to report to the police yesterday, Monday, June 11, […]

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Probe begins against proprietor who did not register candidates

The Northern Regional Police Command has began probing what led to the failure of the Proprietor of the Tamale based Prince of Peace International School, Sulemana Saeed, to register a total of seventy-five candidates for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). The seventy-five candidates of the school were turned away at Northern School of Business Examination Center after they […]

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Basic Education Certificate Examination begins today

A total of 509,824 candidates are expected to sit for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), which starts on Monday, June 4, 2018. The candidates are from 16,058 schools and the exams would be conducted at 1,768 centres across the country. The examination body, the West African Examination Council (WAEC), has been called upon by Parliament to go the […]

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‘Public-spirited Ghanaians’ initiate process to remove UG Vice-Chancellor

A private citizen, Mr Robert Aggrey-Fynn Amissah, and others have served notice to the Vice-Chancellors of the University of Ghana to vacate his posts because he is occupying the office illegally. Mr Amissah and the other “public-spirited Ghanaians”, acting through their solicitor, argue that in a High Court ruling in Winneba, it was declared that the extension of the mandate […]

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Re-introduce Agric Studies at all educational levels in Ghana – Agric experts

Agricultural scientists across the country are calling on government to revive the interest of agric in the youth by incorporating agriculture back into the curriculum of basic, secondary and tertiary institutions. According to the scientists, such a move will make government’s flagship policies in Agric like the ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ and the ‘One District One Factory’ very relevant […]

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UHAS lecturer denies open defaecation claims

A Senior Lecturer at the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Kwabena Obeng Duedu, has denied news making rounds that lecturers and some residents among whom are chiefs engage in open defaecation around the University premises. Reacting in a tweet, Kwabena Obeng Duedu, who is the Head of the Biomedical Department of UHAS, stated that where open defaecation may have […]

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