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100,000 Cedis From GRASAG And NEIP To 20 KNUST Postgraduates 100,000 Cedis From GRASAG And NEIP To 20 KNUST Postgraduates

Twenty postgraduate students of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology are set to receive GHC 100, 000 to support their businesses. On 17th November, 2017, the KNUST chapter of Graduate Students Association of Ghana (GRASAG-KNUST) launched one of its flagship projects dubbed “GRASAG/NEIP Entrepreneurship competition”. A number of postgraduate student of the university applied and went through series of trainings to equip them with adequate skills needed to make their businesses thrive. Read More

Okess Board Chairman Begs Parents- Bring Back Your Wards Okess Board Chairman Begs Parents- Bring Back Your Wards

Board Chairman of Osei Kyeretwie Senior High School (OKESS) in the Ashanti Region, Ernest Owusu Ansah, has implored to parents who withdrew their children following a fatal incident at the school to return the students. Many anxious parents stormed the school on Thursday to take their children home following the stabbing to death of a student by a a gang of armed robbers. Mr Owusu-Ansah is assuring parents that security has been beefed up to safeguard the lives of their wards. Read More

OKESS Senoir High Student Stabbed To Death OKESS Senoir High Student Stabbed To Death

There is an uneasy calm at Osei Kyeretwie Senior High School in the Tafo-Pankrono Municipality of the Ashanti Region following the stabbing of a student to death on Wednesday night by some unknown assailants. The deceased, identified as 19-year-old Godfred Arthur was stabbed in the neck. The deceased who is nicknamed ‘Scriptures’ heard some students shouting and in the process of finding out what was happening bumped into one of the thieves who stabbed him twice on the neck leading to his death. Read More

Vice Chancellors At KNUST And Legon To Vacate Offices Vice Chancellors At KNUST And Legon To Vacate Offices

Offices held by KNUST and University Of Ghana Chancellors are alledged to have occupied their seats illegally. Mr Aggrey-Fynn Amissah and others Mr Robert Ishmael Aggrey-Fynn Amissah, and others, have are said to have noticed their tenure of office illegal. Mr Amissah and the other “spirited Ghanaians”, acting through their solicitor, argue that a High Court ruling in Winneba, where the court declared that Read More

Tweneboah Kodua SHS Headmaster Banned Over Sexual Misconduct Tweneboah Kodua SHS Headmaster Banned Over Sexual Misconduct

The Ashanti Regional Education Directorate has banned the headmaster of the Tweneboah Koduah Senior High School, Francis Badu Agyare, following allegations of sexual misconduct involving three female students. The directive follows a petition by some teachers of the school to the Kumawu Traditional Council about his conduct. The teachers had earlier threatened a sit-down strike if immediate action was not taken against the headmaster. Read More

Microsoft Builds A New Computer Lab For Betenase M/A School Microsoft Builds A New Computer Lab For Betenase M/A School

Microsoft has built an information communication centre for schools in the Ejura Sekyereduase area. The Betenase M/A School in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region went viral due to their lack of an ICT laboratory. Their teacher, Richard Owura Kwadwo, went viral on social media after pictures of him drawing a computer on a blackboard to teach pupils surfaced. It prompted a response from Cameroonian entrepreneur Rebecca Enochong, who asked technology giants Microsoft to help. The help has finally arrived as Microsoft provided computers and has fully furnished the laboratory of the school. Read More

CEO Of Raph Publications Donates To Sekyedumase JHS CEO Of Raph Publications Donates To Sekyedumase JHS

School children at Sekyedumase are delighted with the inspiring donation made by Regional Youth Organiser for the New Patriotic Party in Ashanti Region. Raphael Patrick Sarfo, CEO of Raph Publications donated copies of social studies textbooks, social studies workbooks, Religious and Moral Education textbooks and RME workbooks. Read More

9 Teachers Finally Accused Over Sex Scandal- Ejisuman 9 Teachers Finally Accused Over Sex Scandal- Ejisuman

The Ghana Education Service (GES) have interdicted nine teachers at Ejisuman Senior High School (SHS) following alleged sexual abuse of female students in Ashanti Region. According to GES, the interdiction of the teachers is to shield the students from victimisation. The Head of Public Relations at the GES, Cassandra Twum Ampofo, said the committee’s report has been forwarded to the Ashanti regional education directorate to conduct further investigations. Read More

Deputy Chief Of Staff Donates Books To Bantama Schools Deputy Chief Of Staff Donates Books To Bantama Schools

Deputy Chief of Staff, Francis Asenso-Boakye has made a modest donation of reading books and computers to six primary schools in the Bantama Constituency, where he was born and lived for many years. In line with President Akufo-Addo’s decision to make education one of his priorities, Mr Asenso-Boakye realised the need to donate the educational materials to enhance education in the locality. Read More

We Can’t Pay Exhorbitant Hostel Fees- Adugyama SHS We Can’t Pay Exhorbitant Hostel Fees- Adugyama SHS

Adugyama Community Day Senior High School has vowed to chase out their headmaster for charging the students exorbitant hostel fees. According to the angry youth, Mr. Adom has taken four hundred and fifty Ghana cedis (GHC 450) each from over fifty (50) first year students who are currently using a cocoa shed in the community as their hostel. They stressed that Mr. Adom has also resorted to charging unapproved fees as hostel fees whilst the hostel facility that was built by government.

The youth further accused the headmaster shutting down the students’ toilet facility, forcing them to practice open defecation. The headmaster has also prevented women in the community from selling food and water in the school. They explained that students sometimes have to walk for a mile to get food at home during break time because only one food vender is allowed to serve over one thousand (1000) in the school.

They emphasized that they have informed all stakeholders including the chief of the community, Nana Amankwaatia, and the District chief executive of the area about the appalling situation but their concerns are yet to be addressed. The agitated youth have however hinted that they would stage a massive demonstration in the coming days to register their resentment about what they termed “inhuman behavior” of Mr. Adom towards his students. The intended demonstration according to them would be used to eject the headmaster from his office.

Afua Kobi Nursing School On The Brink Of Shutdown Afua Kobi Nursing School On The Brink Of Shutdown

The Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem Nursing Training College at Tafo Nhyiaeso in the Old Tafo Municipality of the Ashanti region risks a possible temporal shutdown for infringing on sanitation bylaws. The authority of the school has been held responsible for directly connecting its toilet pipelines into gutters and discharging human excreta into the open drains causing negative health implications in the neighbourhood. Read More

MsWord ICT Tutor Gets Standing Ovation At Singapore MsWord ICT Tutor Gets Standing Ovation At Singapore

The ICT Teacher at Betenase M/A Junior High School at Sekyedomase in Ashanti Region who got social media attention last month after he had drew MsWord on the blackboard to eloborate more to his students, has received a standing ovation when he appeared on stage at the Education Exchange conference in Singapore. Richard Akoto, was in Singapore on the ticket of Microsoft as part of the global technology giant’s support for him after he went viral earlier this year. Read More

KTC Demands Official Report On KUMACA Strange Deaths KTC Demands Official Report On KUMACA Strange Deaths

Kumasi Traditional Council  has called on the Ashanti Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) to furnish them the official report on circumstances surrounding the puzzling deaths recorded in Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) in the Asokore Mampong municipality of the Ashanti Region. Read More

Aggressive Youth At Kwanwoma Accuse Assemblyman Of Winning Sand On School Land Aggressive Youth At Kwanwoma Accuse Assemblyman Of Winning Sand On School Land

Residents of Kwanwoma in the Atwima Kwanwoma district of Ashanti region have accused assemblyman for Kwanwoma Aboabo electoral, Mr. Emmanuel Dadzie Esuah, of intruding Kwanwoma District Assembly (D/A) basic school land. According to the residents, the assemblyman was not performing statutory duties, instead, he had been selling parcels of public land. They claim Mr. Dadzie Esuah sold Kwanwoma D/A basic school land, where a classroom block was pulled for sand winning without the consent of the school authorities. Read More

Ejisuman SHS alleged sex victims ‘cry’ For Help To Write Their Final Exams In Peace Ejisuman SHS alleged sex victims ‘cry’ For Help To Write Their Final Exams In Peace

Some victims of the alleged sexual abuse at the Ejisuman Senior High School (SHS) have asked educational authorities to make alternative arrangements for them to write their final exams. The students of the Ashanti Region school say they are being victimised by some teachers since they appeared before the investigative committee to testify against them. Read More

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