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Service personnel reject insurance policy

Concerned national service personnel have rejected plans by the management of the National Service Scheme (NSS) to introduce insurance packages of NSS personnel in the country. A statement signed by Emmanuel Asenso Adusei, Accra Metro, said: “The National Service Scheme has launched a mandatory insurance policy to deduct money every …

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EOCO detains UEW Vice Chancellor, five others

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) Professor Mawutor Avokeh and five other officers have been detained by the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) over alleged procurement breaches. The five other officers are Finance Officer Dr. Akorli and his deputy, Frank Owusu Boateng; Internal Auditor, Ms Sena …

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No enrollment at two community day schools

The two community day schools built in the Denkyira East and West districts in the Central Region under the previous government are lying idle, while their facilities deteriorate. The school in the Upper Denkyira East District is at Kyekyewere, while the other facility is at Diaso in Upper Denkyira West. …

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GES posts 10,348 new teachers nationwide

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has directed 10,348 newly qualified teachers to visit its website to check their duty stations. Three thousand six hundred and sixty-three of the teachers, representing 26.1 per cent, could not pass their final examination and therefore, have to rewrite. The newly trained teachers are the …

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N/R: WFP, others suspend support for school feeding

About four auxiliary organizations including the World Food Programme have suspended support for the Northern Regional Secretariat of the School feeding programme following raging controversies that have bedevilled the programme since the change of government. The World Food Programme, an integral partner which provides meals for some selected schools in …

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Nana Addo promises one-student, one-chocolate

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that his government will soon roll out a programme that will see every school going child from basic to the secondary level enjoy free chocolate every day. According to him, this will boost the consumption of local cocoa products. Speaking at this year’s …

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