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LIVE Updates: KNUST Demo turns violent, motorbikes, cars burnt (Photos)

What was supposed to be a peaceful protest has turned violent on the campus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) as security personnel have been chased away, their duty posts vandalized whilst cars and motors set ablaze. The protest which started with an initial communique of boycotting lectures on Monday 22nd October 2018 and subsequently walking around… Read More
Education Local News 

KNUST demonstration gets out of hand, school property under attack

Students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have vandalized school property as part of Monday morning’s demonstration. The students are protesting against what they call oppression from school authorities. On Friday, a planned students’ customary procession – which has lost favour with university authorities – was thwarted by campus-based security, but not without casualties. Pictures emerged… Read More
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Breaking News : Police deployed to KNUST amid student unrest

The operation ‘Calm Life’ unit of the Police Service has been deployed to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) amid student unrest Monday morning. Male students of the University hall popularly referred to as Katanga are protesting against what they call oppression from school authorities. Luv FM’s Kwesi Debrah reported that the students have mounted road blocks… Read More
Education 

Don’t dare boycott lectures – KNUST VC threatens students

The Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Professor Obiri Danso has impressed on the student community not to boycott lectures today as the lectures will proceed as scheduled. In a communique forwarded to the students, the VC reminded the students that lectures are compulsory and it will be in their own best interest if… Read More
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Photos : Comedian Teacher Kwadwo sews new uniforms for pupils in his school with his salary

A young Ghanaian teacher, Michael Owusu Afriyie, has sewn 18 new uniforms for pupils in his school using his own money. Michael, who is popularly known as Teacher Kwadwo because of comic skits he does, revealed that he has challenged himself to sew 18 new uniforms for 18 pupils every month and this is the first batch. In a Facebook… Read More
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14 PREMPEH boys suspended for ‘jumping school wall’ to visit Girls, watch UCL

News reaching MyNewsGH.com indicates that Prempeh College in Kumasi has suspended 14 students for leaving campus without permission which is against the rules of the school. The boys allegedly jumped the school wall to go and visit their girlfriends at other Girls school and also to watch the UEFA Champions League and the English Premier League, while two sneaked home.… Read More
Education Local News 

Public universities will soon collapse – UG Vice Chancellor

There is eminent close down of most of the country’s public universities due to poor remuneration lecturers and other teaching staff are receiving, Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana (UG), Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu has predicted. “More top universities will collapse since a gradient will be set up with people moving from the top universities to smaller universities because… Read More
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Remove 20% import tax on sanitary towels to make them affordable for girls – NGO

A child and family focused Organization in Ghana, J Initiative, is asking government to remove the 20% import tax on sanitary towels in order to make that essential product available and affordable for all girls regardless of their socio-economic backgrounds. According to the NGO, the high cost of sanitary pads in the country is affecting the education of girls because… Read More
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Shocking : Housemaster ‘Chops’ Student in Obuasi SHS, HIV/Aids scare hits School

A s3x scandal has rocked Obuasi Senior High Technical School in the Ashanti Region involving a housemaster and a student. The teenager whose name has been withheld said  47-years old housemaster for House 5, Seth Amponsah, forcibly had sex with her in his office one evening. He did not use a condom, the Form One girl has said. The incident has… Read More
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Government to prune down schools on double-track system

Government is monitoring the ongoing enrollment process to decide on taking some senior high schools off the double-track system, a statement has indicated. Currently, 400 schools have been earmarked for the double-track system, which has seen some newly admitted students begin schooling ahead of others. The system is an offshoot of the Free Senior High School policy introduced in September… Read More