2023 BECE ends today nationwide


This year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for schools and Private candidates ends today nationwide. A total of 600,714 candidates, comprising 300,323 males and 300,391 females from 18,993 participating schools registered for the school examination. Head of Public Affairs at the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) John Kapi, said the number of candidates that registered […]

All set for commencement of 2023 BECE tomorrow

School selection for 2023 BECE candidates to commence August 23

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, says it is ready for the nationwide commencement of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE for School and Private Candidates, tomorrow. About 600, thousand 714 candidates comprising 300,323 males and 18,993 females are expected to take part in the weeklong examination. This, the Council says is an increase […]

Two African Engineers  jointly win 2023 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Two African Engineers  jointly win 2023 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Two African Engineers have been selected as Joint Winners of the Annual African Prize for Engineering Innovation. This year, the two were named out of 16 who were shortlisted. Previously only one was selected but for the first time, two innovators won the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation; South African Edmund Wessels and Ugandan Anatoli […]

International Women’s Day being marked globally

Today is being observed globally as International Women’s Day. The day is to acknowledge the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality. The campaign […]

Support academia to develop Ghana’s workforce – NITA urges players in ICT

The National Information Technology Agency (NITA) has urged players in the ICT industry to lend a collaborative hand to academia in developing the Country’s workforce. Head of Corporate Affairs, NITA, Togbe Kwasinyi Agyeman said the support could come in the form of scholarship and award schemes in the tertiary institutions. Togbe Agyeman made the call […]

Oscar nominations 2023: The full list

SOURCE: BBC NEWS This race is on for this year’s Oscars, honouring the film industry’s finest from the past 12 months. Here is the full list of the nominees of the 95th Academy Awards, which will be handed out at the ceremony in Los Angeles on 12 March. Best picture All Quiet on the Western […]

Ghana Federation of Labour calls for a proactive labour front in 2023

SOURCE: GNA The Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) has called on organized labour to galvanize for a proactive labour front in 2023 to effectively and efficiently fight for the interest of workers in the country. Mr Abraham Koomson, GFL Secretary General, said labour unrest or dissatisfaction displayed by workers this year demonstrated a sign of […]