Archive for Education

  • February 27, 2021

    GES Releases...

    The Ghana Education Service (GES) has released the 2020 computerized school selection and placement system (CSSPS). GES made this known in a statement signed by Cassandra Twum Ampofo, its Public Relations Officer. According to the statement, the CSSPS into the Senior High Schools and Technical and Vocational and Training Schools...

  • February 26, 2021

    Despite pandemic,...

    Zambia records high copper production in 2020 despite pandemic. Photo credit: Energy Industry Review Zambia’s copper production increased in 2020 compared to the previous year, Reuters reports, citing the country’s Mines Minister Richard Musukwa. The East African nation produced 882,061 tonnes of copper in 2020 compared to 776,430 tonnes the previous...

  • February 26, 2021

    Recipe: How...

    Our recipe for this week is baked peppered fish. This is the definition of deliciousness! We prepared the pepper sauce first, stuffed it into the fish and then baked it. This is the new way to make peppered fish. Try it out with the family this weekend to get that...

  • February 26, 2021

    Cosmetic surgery:...

    Toke Makinwa took to her Twitter handle this afternoon to send a memo to men who feel women undergo domestic surgeries so they can look good for them.   Toke’s tweets read ”Overhead a couple of guys talking about women and cosmetic surgery, dear men, I know you love to...

  • February 25, 2021

    Woman Confesses...

    A  26-year-old woman from Kenya confessed live on Radio Maisha Morning Show, that she once ate human flesh and made love to snakes. The mother of one identified as Cecilia Wambui, told radio host Emmanuel Mwashumbe that poverty forced her to commit satanic rituals in order to attract rich men. She said; I was...

  • February 25, 2021

    Mexicans of...

    The Los Angeles Pobladores, or “townspeople,” were a group of 44 settlers and four soldiers from Mexico who established the famed city on this day in 1781 in what is now California. The settlers came from various Spanish castes, with over half of the group being of African descent. Governor of Las Californias, a Spanish-owned...

  • February 25, 2021

    How to...

    Don’t get caught in a trap, learn how to spot manipulation in action, and break free for good Throughout our lives, we’re bound to come into contact with manipulative people. It could be in the workplace, in a friendship, or a relationship – it might even be a family member....

  • February 25, 2021

    10 Things...

    A Caring Guy Is a Hot Guy What do women want? For those who’ve ever pondered this question, here are 10 relationship secrets. They’re based on the study of healthy, happy couples and our changing gender roles. Secret No. 1: Women appreciate a guy with a sensitive side, especially when they’re...

  • February 25, 2021

    Meal Timetable...

    Having a meal timetable for the family can make all the difference between healthy, balanced meals or not. Mealtimes should be easy but sometimes it gets overwhelming to get the meals right. Many parents could do with a meal timetable for the family. Perhaps you are a busy working mum,...

  • February 25, 2021

    How to...

    When death makes its entrance Here’s how it happens: You live your life in dedication to your partner or to your child or to what you believe is your life’s work, day by day, with the usual ups and downs that are part of it all. Then suddenly the one...

  • February 25, 2021

    Covid-19: A-level...

    GCSEs and A-levels cancelled in England by the pandemic will be replaced by grades decided by teachers, the exams watchdog Ofqual has confirmed. Schools can determine grades this summer by using a combination of mock exams, coursework and essays. There will be optional assessments set by exam boards for all...

  • February 25, 2021

    How this...

    Farida Musa Kalla is a businesswoman in northern Nigeria. Image via YouTube/Wode Maya Like many African youths, Farida Musa Kalla wanted to pursue a university education and get a white-collar job afterward. Although she succeeded in attending Bayero University Kano (BUK) in the Nigerian state of Kano, her career path...

  • February 25, 2021

    GES promotion...

    Persons without index numbers seeking to sit for the Ghana Education Service (GES) Promotion test 2021 will not be allowed to take the test, the Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced. According to the GES however, such persons will be expected “to provide their details for verification and a supplementary...

  • February 24, 2021

    How this...

    Dr. Tito Daodu is an award-winning researcher, volunteer, and the first female Black Pediatric surgeon practicing in Canada. Photo: Tito Daodu/Twitter People who draw on their own experiences to make the world a better place for others are invaluable and Dr. Oluwatomilayo (Tito) Daodu is a poster girl for such people. She...

  • February 24, 2021

    Taraji P....

    Henson earned an Oscar for her role as Queenie in “The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button” — Photo via Chicago Sun-Times Despite grossing well over $300 million after its release, seasoned actress Taraji P. Henson recently revealed she made only $40,000 for her role in the 2008 box office hit, The Curious Case...

  • February 24, 2021

    “My Husband...

    One would assume, or it is always the case, that a man’s money belongs to his wife, and so, it is somewhat unthinkable and quite rare to have a husband ask his wife to write a business proposal before she’d be given money for her new business. She could just...

  • February 24, 2021

    Over 30...

    Sheena Allen, founder of CapWay. Photo Credit: Forbes Blacks and other minority groups largely remain outside the banking system. This is as a result of few banks operating in Black communities compared to white majority communities. According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Black and Hispanic households are more likely...

  • February 24, 2021

    14 Positive...

    TGIF Parents! The weekend is here, and we will be looking at quotes on parenting and love to inspire us positively. Although Valentines day has passed, showing love to our family and those around us should be ever-present in our day to day. Share these quotes with the family today...

  • February 24, 2021

    It’s not...

    Barnaby Joyce’s affair with his former staffer Vikki Campion, and his subsequent downfall from the position of deputy prime minister and head of the National Party, made headlines for weeks. It’s not surprising. From politicians to actors and entertainers, stories of high profile individuals caught “cheating” on their partner often make...

  • February 24, 2021

    Scrap law...

    MountCrest University College (MountCrest) has held its 10th matriculation ceremony with a call for an overhaul of Ghana’s legal education system, and the immediate scrapping of the entrance examination for the Ghana School of Law. Addressing the fresh students at the ceremony which was held online (virtual), Mrs. Irene Ansa-Asare Horsham,...

  • February 23, 2021

    Painful sex:...

    What’s more painful, gritting our teeth during an intimate moment or opening up emotionally? For women, discussions about painful sex start early. The fear of our first time hurting can be enough to put us off. The promise of it getting better, however, spurs us on. But what if, for some people,...

  • February 23, 2021

    Going Back...

    The form that’s the first step to finding money for going back to college at any age MEDIANEWS GROUP / GETTY IMAGES Let’s try a thought experiment: You are over 50 and thinking about additional schooling — maybe to burnish your credentials, maybe to pivot careers and pursue a second...

  • February 23, 2021

    8 Signs...

    Vitamin D is an extremely important vitamin that has powerful effects on several systems throughout your body . Unlike other vitamins, vitamin D functions like a hormone, and every single cell in your body has a receptor for it. Your body makes it from cholesterol when your skin is exposed...

  • February 23, 2021

    How Social...

    Imaging studies reveal neural correlates of social isolation and loneliness. A mother and daughter socially isolated due to quarantine from Coronavirus Covid-19 Source: MT-R/ Shutterstock In March of 2020, over 316 million Americans (96 percent) were quarantined to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2.  Eleven months into the pandemic, we are...

  • February 23, 2021

    What Sleeping...

    Sleeping next to someone has tremendous benefits for our health starting from reducing stress to boosting our immune system. But psychologists are also sure that sleeping positions can reveal a lot about the relationship between the partners and point out the unspoken problems. So it’s time to find out what our subconscious is trying to tell us and see how it reflects in our daily...

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