Archive for Education

  • November 24, 2020

    Can We...

    Hello, I am over my head in defending this, so maybe you can help. There are two areas that are difficult. If you look at where Mary and Joseph lived there is an inconsistency. If you want verses just let me know, and my roomie can write, as he is...

  • November 24, 2020

    These Farmer-Activists...

    Black Farmer Fund is part of a collaboration of New York–based groups working to repair a system that has long discriminated against BIPOC farmers. Olivia Watkins of Black Farmer Fund and Oliver’s Agroforest Leia Vita Marasovich via Farmer’s Footprint Olivia Watkins’s personal history with farming started 130 years ago when...

  • November 24, 2020

    Why Are...

    I’ve spent a lot of time on university campuses lately. I get to interact with students and hear what’s on their minds when it comes to questions of faith in general and Christianity in particular. Nowadays, I expect that someone will raise the issue of homosexuality, particularly the debate over...

  • November 24, 2020

    What are...

    As toddlers are getting older, they need to take responsibility for themselves in situations where they are less monitored. Children from the ages of 1 to 3 years are approaching times where they are left with teachers in schools or nannies at home during work hours; they need to cultivate certain personal...

  • November 24, 2020

    How to...

    The increase in the amount of stress in a child’s life can also have a negative effect on his or her health and wellbeing. Rather than normalize stress it is important that parents and families think about ways to minimize the effect of stress on their children. This year so...

  • November 23, 2020

    J.K Siaw:...

    K.K Siaw, the Ghanaian industrialist credited with the establishment of Guinness Ghana Breweries. Photo Credit: Ghana Museum Joshua Kwabena Siaw, popularly known as J. K. Siaw, was a Ghanaian entrepreneur and industrialist in the 1960s. He established Tata Brewery Ltd, which was later known as Achimota Brewery Company (ABC) and now called...

  • November 23, 2020

    Ampah-Bennin wins...

    Accra, Nov 22, GNA – Mr Nana Kofi Ampah-Bennin, a 32-year old consultant, has emerged winner of the first episode of ‘Touch of France’ show, which airs on GHoneTV every Sunday at 1200 hours and every Saturday on Metro Tv at 1400 hours. ‘Touch of France’ is a television show...

  • November 23, 2020

    ‘We just...

    Cicely McClennon, an African American living in Ghana. Photo: Cicely McClennon Before Ghana declared 2019 as the Year of Return, many African Americans had quietly moved to Ghana to establish themselves and reconnect with their ancestral roots. The desire to return to the continent has long been recurring in the...

  • November 22, 2020

    Institute Builds...

    The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has introduced a nine-month programme to get girls in senior high school (SHS) to develop an interest in mathematical sciences. Known as AIMS Girls in Mathematical Sciences Programme (GMSP), the institute hopes to focus attention on bright, curious and creative females in SHS...

  • November 21, 2020

    Here Is...

    The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) released this year’s WASSCE provisional results some days ago. As usual, the prominent schools are still up there and we say this because of the list of the best performing schools in this year’s examinations. The list was based on the number of students...

  • November 21, 2020

    AIMS Ghana...

    The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Ghana, has launched the Girls in Mathematical Science Program as well as the Master of Mathematical Sciences for Teachers as part of the implementation of the UNESCO Category II agreement with the government of Ghana. The programmes, which were launched on Wednesday, November...

  • November 21, 2020

    13 Public...

    Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia on Friday commissioned the Free Wi-fi service for 13 public tertiary institutions in the country, to enhance teaching, learning and research. The project, executed at a cost of over $11 million, was facilitated and implemented by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) leveraging on 650 kilometres...

  • November 20, 2020

    ‘Why Christians...

    Popular Nigerian OAP, Daddy Freeze took to Instagram to give reasons why Christians in Nigeria should not celebrate Christmas. According to Daddy Freeze, celebrating Christmas and not celebrating other Nigerian Festivals is like slavery. Speaking further, the 44 year old explained that Egungun Festival, New yam festival and other festivals is...

  • November 20, 2020

    Driver remanded...

      A commercial mini bus driver who stabbed one passenger to death and left another injured over social distancing disagreement has been remanded by the Koforidua Circuit Court. The 32-year-old man was arraigned on a charge of murder and his plea reserved. Eastern Region Police PRO ASP Ebenezer Tetteh who...

  • November 20, 2020

    The friend...

    When do six words sound like a four-letter one? I. Just. Want. To. Be. Friends. Maybe you made a move and they made it clear where the relationship was really going. Or every subtle way you tried to get alone time got shut down. The result is the same, right? #FriendZoned Hold...

  • November 20, 2020

    How to...

    In this time of school resumption during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have to teach our children to adjust to wearing safety masks. Schools around the country at all levels of education have been ordered to resume activities; this order was sanction by government bodies after months of staying at home...

  • November 19, 2020

    The Deeply...

    How do we humans announce, and excite, sexual availability? Many animals do it with their own biochemical bouquets known as pheromones. “Why do bulls and horses turn up their nostrils when excited by love?” Darwin pondered deep in one of his unpublished notebooks. He came to believe that natural selection designed animals to produce two,...

  • November 19, 2020

    What are...

    Mothers-to-be have many questions about pregnancy nutrition and exercise. The tips and advice below will help you get started on a healthy pregnancy. A diet containing the essential nutrients and vitamins are vital to the development of both mother and child. Vitamins are imperative to the health of a developing...

  • November 19, 2020

    The Importance...

    It is essential for us as a society to understand the importance of the younger generation, their exposure to the digital world; and the right way to guide them to become young digital leaders. Young people between the ages of 9-16 will use the internet weekly, while over 60% will...

  • November 18, 2020

    Tax incentives...

    Educationists in the country are lamenting over what they call the over-generosity of government’s tax incentives given to foreign investors, noting that these monies lost could provide education for over 950,000 basic school pupils. A study by ActionAid Ghana on financing education in Ghana, revealed that Ghana has lost $901.1...

  • November 18, 2020

    The Importance...

    Parents and society need to let Gen Z become aware of the impacts of the digital world on their lives and future. At our 7th Annual Parenting Conference, we discussed the importance of digital footprint and how to monitor it; we had this discussion with Mr. Isime Esene, the Managing...

  • November 18, 2020

    Fact-check: Education...

    Claim: Ghana’s education minister, Matthew Opoku Prempeh says Ghana has been ranked second in the latest Global Teacher Status Index Verdict: Misleading. The Varkey Foundation which publishes the Global Teacher Status Index report measured teacher status using three different metrics. Ghana was 2nd in one, 5th in the other, and near-last in...

  • November 18, 2020

    Mother, Children...

    METRO A woman and her children have been sentenced to 38 years imprisonment on Monday, by a Benin High Court, Edo State for trafficking a 19-year-old girl to Russia for sexual exploitation The two siblings, Mr Endurance Ehiozee, 37, and Miss Vivian Ehiozee, 31, were sentenced to 14 years’ each without option of...

  • November 17, 2020

    What is...

    Have you ever wondered “what is the Nigerian parenting style?’ or why it matters? Every parent has a style and every culture also tends to have a common trait and style. You have heard about are the Asian parenting style (Tiger Mom) or the French parenting style (Bringing up Bebe)...

  • November 16, 2020

    Prez Akufo-Addo...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on the Governing Council of the University for Development Studies (UDS) to consider his earlier proposal to rename the university after the late former president Jerry John Rawlings. According to the president, when he earlier proposed to name the university after him, Former...

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