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Ghanaian students in China express worry over coronavirus in Ghana

Ghana's Ambassador to China, Edward Boateng says the Ghanaian Community there, especially the students in Wuhan Province, the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic, are worried about the situation in...

VEEP Bawumia launches Online Scholarship Application system

In line with its digitalization policy, government has officially launched an online portal for the Ghana Scholarship Secretariat. The portal which will be operational from Wednesday, April 1, will enable...

Coronavirus: 1 billion children, 60 million teachers home worldwide- Report

A UNESCO report shows that more than one billion children are at home and 60 million teachers are not in the classroom following the closure of educational institutions worldwide,...

COVID-19: Government to provide free distance education technology for universities

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, has announced Government plans to acquire distance education technology and the technical ability and capacity for all Ghanaian universities for free. He...

COVID-19: Education Minister appeals to Telcos to zero rate educational materials

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, has appealed to telcos operating in the country to zero-rate educational materials. He said the zero-rating of educational materials by the telcos,...

KNUST to fumigate facilities

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) will from March 30-April 13, this year, embark on a massive fumigation exercise to sanitize facilities on the campus. Areas to...
Plan International Ghana enrolls 66,070 children into formal schools

Plan International Ghana enrolls 66,070 children into formal schools

Plan International Ghana, within a period of four years (2016 – 2019), enrolled a total of 66,070 out-of-school children into formal schools in more than 30 districts, as part...

Coronavirus: 2020 WASSCE Suspended

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has announced suspension of the 2020 WASSCE, Examination following the increase in coronavirus cases in Ghana and other West African countries. The Examination is...

V/R: Fire razes down boys’ dormitory of Comboni Technical School

The boys' dormitory of the Comboni Technical School in Sogakope in the Volta Region has been razed down by fire when the students were writing their mock examinations. Personal effects...

Adhere to President’s social distancing protocol for 2020 BECE – Teacher Unions urged

Deputy Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, has called on Teacher Unions calling for a change in this year's BECE because of the Coronavirus scare, to adhere to...

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Africa

Burundi releases thousands from quarantine

Burundi has released 2,261 people who were quarantined in facilities around the country for observation. Health Minister Thaddée Ndikumana said those released had shown no...

COVID-19 will lead Africa into food security crisis- AGRA

Alliance for Green Revolution Africa, AGRA, has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic will lead Africa into a food security crisis that will affect the...

World

Bernie Sanders suspends campaign

Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign to become US president. The development clears the way for former vice-president Joe Biden to become the Democratic...

Africans ‘evicted from Chinese hotels over Covid-19 fears’

Hundreds of African residents and businessmen in China's southern city of Guangzhou have been evicted from hotels and apartments as local health officials rollout...