'Irrelevant BECE will soon be scrapped' – NaCCA boss

The Executive Secretary of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) has said the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) has outlived its usefulness and will soon be scrapped from the educational system. Dr Prince Hamid Armah says the final West Africa Examination Council (WAEC)-administered test taken by Junior High School (JHS) students at the end of […]

Missing Taadi girls: My resignation will not solve issue – CID boss

Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Police Service has replied critics calling for her head following her handling of the case involving the three missing Takoradi girls. Maame Tiwaa Addo-Danquah says her resignation will not automatically resolve the issue and bring back the girls. Speaking at a programme organised by Commonwealth Africa in Accra Wednesday, […]

Failed to secure University of Ghana admission? Here could be the reason

University of Ghana has offered admission to over 10,000 persons who applied to undertake its undergraduate programs on the Main, City and Korle-Bu campuses of the University as well as the distance education program. in the 2019/2020 academic year. Those offered admission include 2019 WASSCE candidates.   It is estimated that over 50,000 persons applied for this […]

Deputy Information Minister hints UG might be renamed after J.B Danquah

The Deputy Minister for Information believes it won’t be wrong to rename the University of Ghana (UG) after the late Ghanaian statesman J.B Danquah. Pius Enam Hadzide said he “will not be surprised” should the University’s governing council take such a decision. Although J.B Danquah was one of the primary opposition leaders to independence leader […]

Free SHS has come to stay – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama says he will not cancel the free Senior High School (SHS) educational policy on his return to power. According to Mr Mahama, “free SHS has come to stay.” Speaking at the opening of the 27th Annual Presidential delegates congress of the Ghana National Union of Technical Students in Kumasi on […]