Human Interest

Make education more practical      President

Make education more practical President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged educators to help reform the country’s educational sector by introducing methods to make education more practical, and less theoretical.   Interacting with the winners of this year’s National Science and Mathematics Quiz (NSMQ), St. Peter’s Senior High School who returned from an international competition in Portugal recently, the President urged the Ministry of [...]

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‘Endometriosis cause of infertility in women’

‘Endometriosis cause of infertility in women’

The Fertility Society of Ghana (FSOG), has held its second annual congress in Accra to create awareness on an unfamiliar health condition known as endometriosis. Experts at the two-day congress, on Friday, focused on the incurable disease which could cause infertility, severe pains and “lots discomfort” in women. The congress, among other objectives, was aimed at providing fertility specialists, nurses, [...]

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Trump: I don’t have an Attorney-General

Trump: I don’t have an Attorney-General

US President Donald Trump has said he does not “have an Attorney-General” in his fiercest attack yet on Jeff Sessions. In an interview with Hill.TV, Mr Trump renewed criticism of Mr Sessions’ decision to step aside from the inquiry into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election. He also said he was unhappy with Mr Sessions’ response to immigration. The [...]

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Ho Central Prison  takes delivery of  industrial machines

Ho Central Prison takes delivery of industrial machines

THE Ho Central Prison has taken delivery of eight industrial shoe making machines in addition to one automobile diagnostic-equipment and a vulcanising machine, to support the training of inmates in various vocations. Mr Victor Agbelengor, Deputy Director of Prisons (DDP) in-charge of the Volta Region, who disclosed this to the Ghanaian Time in Ho on Tuesday said that the items [...]

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DPRK, S. Korean leaders agree on efforts towards denuclearization

DPRK, S. Korean leaders agree on efforts towards denuclearization

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s top leader Kim Jong Un said here on Wednesday that he and visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in had agreed to take additional steps toward making the Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons and threats of armed conflict.   “The September declaration will open a higher level for the improvement in relations (between [...]

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B/A’s vegetation cover diminishing  … Indiscriminate bush fires cited as cause

B/A’s vegetation cover diminishing … Indiscriminate bush fires cited as cause

Food production in the Brong Ahafo Region is under threat as the region’s vegetation cover continues to diminish due to indiscriminate bush fires. The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has observed that the danger, which used to persist in the savannah areas of the North, was gradually “progressing to the Brong Ahafo Region”, calling for intensity at promoting fire safety [...]

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Chiefs, elders of Obom offer land for SHS block

The chiefs and elders of Obom of Ga South, in the Greater Accra Region, have offered land for the construction of a Senior High School (SHS) to cater for the growing student population in the area. A seven-member educational committee set up by the Chief of Obom, Nii Kpakpo Amaatey II, have also raised an amount of GH¢15,981.00 for an [...]

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100 students awarded MTN scholarships

100 students awarded MTN scholarships

One hundred brilliant but needy students across the country have been awarded scholarships to pursue higher education. The scholarship was presented to the students by the MTN Ghana Foundation under the MTN Bright Scholarship awards programme, started two years ago. The beneficiaries, made up of 82 males and 18 females who are currently pursuing courses in the fields of Engineering, [...]

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Govt urged to strengthen unit c’ttees

Govt urged to strengthen unit c’ttees

Members of the Unit Committee in the Sekyere Kumawu District, in the Ashanti Region, have appealed to government to take pragmatic steps to strengthen unit committees, to enable them to play their roles effectively and efficiently in the decentralisation process. They said the unit committees were the first and direct point of contact for community members on issues relating to [...]

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Kojo Yankah: Political interference cause of rivalry in institutions

Kojo Yankah: Political interference cause of rivalry in institutions

Political interference has created serious rivalry and confusion in public institutions, Professor Kojo Yankah, Founder of the African University College of Communications has stated. He explained that “governance of institutions remains troubled as crises associated with various political orders has caused disturbances, harassment of staff and the widespread corruption in the institutions”. Prof Yankah expressed worry at how politics had [...]

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