India Bans Homework And Heavy Schoolbags To Prevent Spinal Damage

Concerned about producing a generation of children with hunched backs and other spine problems, India has denounced schools for making students carry heavy school bags and giving young children homework. The government has issued weight guidelines for school bags depending on a child’s age, citing studies that show how the load can affect soft, developing […]

Government shuts down Colleges of Education

The Ghana Education Service has directed the closure of all Colleges of Education over a labour dispute between the teachers and government. According to regulations, the school must shut down if academic work is impeded for 21 consecutive days. The strike by Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG) began October 29 and has […]

NDC Woman Dies While Dancing to Mahama’s Version of ‘Bobolebobo’ Song

A woman believed to be in her 40’s has died in Asawase constituency of the Ashanti region while dancing to NDC’s version of ‘Bobolebobo’ campaign song. The dramatic incident happened at Asawasi Central mosque park on Tuesday 27th November 2018 in the afternoon, while the party delegates had converged in the area awaiting the arrival […]

GHS420K Fee: Aspirants run to Rawlings

Almost all the flagbearer aspirants of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have scheduled a secret meeting for today, Friday, 30 November 2018, to, in a concerted manner with one voice petition the founder of the party, Mr Jerry John Rawlings over the GHS420,000 filing fee for flagbearer aspirants which a number of them have publicly […]

I am proud to be a Ghanaian – Mario Balotelli

Controversial Mario Bawuah Balotelli has reiterated that he is proud to be a Ghanaian and for that matter an African. The 27-year-old was born to two Ghanaian immigrants in Italy and was adopted by Italian parents. He had the chance to play for either the Black Stars of Ghana or the Azzurri of Italy, but […]

I was once a driver's mate, CEO of McDan group of companies reveals at Vodec Africa’s Symposium 2018

In a key note address delivered at the opening of Vodec Africa Symposium 2018, on Friday 6, Apostle Christian Tsekpoestee admonished participates to engage and discover how to break the boundaries of financial limitations. The first phase of the Symposium which was a presentation on the theme, ‘Youth Entrepreneurship the gateway to financial freedom’ saw […]

Atubiga says EOCO should arrest anyone who pays the 400k as filling fee

A Flagbearer hopeful, of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Stephen Atubiga has raised concerns over the party’s decision to charge GHC400,000 as filing fee for presidential aspirants. Mr Atubiga wants the Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) to arrest any of the eleven aspirants of the party who pays the GHC 400,000 filing fees which the […]

The Support your own syndrome:Poem by the Poetic yesu

You all remember the award winning poet at the GIJ eminence award 2018? Well, he is back again with another poem which could cause a little bit of controversy.The poem is entitled the support your own syndromme. Analysing the poem the poetic yesu makes some pretty interesting talking points about how people (Family and Friends), […]

17-year-old abandoned state vehicles set for auction

Deputy Finance Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng, has revealed that some 86 Hyundai Gallopers abandoned at the Local Government Institute for many years will soon be auctioned. “Given the rate at which those vehicles are deteriorating, we have made a decision to dispose of them…and that the government is looking to do that before the year ends. […]