In this edition of the Eyewitness News Umaru Sanda Amadu and Frema Adunyame: – WAEC begins stakeholder engagements to address student disturbances at Bright SHS – E/R: Headteacher accused of inciting attack on WAEC officers supervising exams – Police deployed to Ndewura Jakpa Senior Technical School after students riot – Ivor Greenstreet, two others pick […]
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All Regional Youth Organizers of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have hit hard at NDC stalwart, Prof. Kwamena Ahwoi over the publication of his controversial book; “Working with Rawlings” within a period they term as “crucial times”. In an elaborate statement to Prof. Ahwoi, the 16 youth organizers intimated the book has the propensity to […]
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President Akufo-Addo has nominated, Abdul Mumin Issah, to succeed the late Mayor of Sekondi-Takoradi, Anthony K. K. Sam. The nomination is in accordance with Article 243 (1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20(1) of the Local Government Act, Act 936. The Mayor died from COVID-19 at the University of Ghana Medical Centre on Friday, […]
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Two years ago, I wrote an article on the Free SHS policy titled “MOE AND GES ‘COOKING THE NUMBERS’ TO PUSH DOUBLE-TRACK SYSTEM?” That article sought to question the numbers put out as argument for the impact the Free SHS policy was having and how much of a difference it was making to the second […]
It is such a pity that modern Ghanaian society has become so polarized that freelance writers and especially those who choose to write on banking related issues have to be extremely careful in what they write, when, and even how to write, lest they are branded as belonging to this or that party, with all […]
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In this edition of the #CitiCBS, Bernard Avle and the team discuss the series of reported cases of student misbehaviour in the on-going West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination. The phone lines were opened to parents, teachers and students to share their opinions on the matter. Also on the show, the GIMPA law Conference on […]
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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on commercial contracts is inevitable. Issues of inability to perform and inadequacy of performance of contractual obligations as a result of the conditions brought about by the pandemic would be prevalent among contracting parties in the coming months. In all these, parties to commercial contracts are likely to resort […]
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Consultative engagements into circumstances that compelled students of the Bright Senior High School (SHS) at Kukurantumi in the Eastern Region to attack examination officers supervising the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) at the school have begun. The attack has left some of the officials and a journalist wounded and hospitalised. Ghana’s examination […]
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The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has been recognized by EMEA Finance’s 12th African Banking Awards for two transactions processed under its Intra-African Trade Initiative. Afreximbank was recognized for its leading role in the $737 million bundle of guarantee facilities granted to Elsewedy Electric Group and The Arab Contractors for the construction of the Rufiji Dam and Hydropower […]
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Final-year students of the Ghana School of Hygiene (GSH) invaded the premises of the Sanitation Ministry in the early hours of Thursday, 6 August 2020, to picket over government’s failure to pay their three-year locked-up allowances.
The National Youth Authority has condemned acts of violence at the Tweneboa Kodua Senior High School at Kumawu in the Ashanti region after students went on a rampage following their first WASSCE paper.
The European Investment Bank (EIB), the lending arm of the European Union, and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Africa’s foremost multilateral trade finance institution, are directing €300m of financing to support the resilience and recovery of African nations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will ensure businesses across the continent have the working […]
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The proprietor of the Bright Senior High School at Kukurantumi has been accused of inciting students of the school to attack officers of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) supervising the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The proprietor of the Eastern Region school, Bright Amponsah, was reportedly upset the officials had tightened […]
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Dean of the School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana, Professor Kofi Agyekum has descended heavily on the final year Senior High School (SHS) students who have resorted to vandalism and insults because they couldn't answer their exam questions.
Renowned Ghanaian Lawyer, Maurice Ampaw has expressed his disappointment in the Ghana Police Service (GPS) for their consistent inability to pursue cases of rape because families of victims could not afford rape tests.