Archive for Education

  • October 17, 2019

    KAAF University...

    KAAF University College, one of the fastest-growing private universities in Ghana has made another great stride as the institution was awarded the Business School of the year at this year’s PUSAG award ceremony. KAAF University The 13th Annual Private Universities Students Association of Ghana (PUSAG) Congress, which was held at All Nations...

  • October 16, 2019

    First-time sex:...

    Representational image. The first time when a person has sex is a completely different and unique experience. It could be awkward, intimidating or an overwhelming one. However, the question that has been constantly asked for a long time is whether the experience is the same for men and women? Many...

  • October 16, 2019

    Women’s wing...

    Over one thousand needy students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology are receiving free meals; courtesy of a novelty Food Bank. It is an initiative by the Student Representative Council Women Commissioner, Esinam Sosu-Dees, to give respite to her colleagues in distress. She says it is a...

  • October 15, 2019

    Free SHS:...

    The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced November 12, 2019, as the new re-opening date for second-year Senior High School (SHS) students who are on the Gold Track. The students who are beneficiaries of the government’s flagship Free Senior High School (SHS) programme were due to re-open on October 15 but the...

  • October 15, 2019

    Kumasi Technical...

    Ghana’s industrial development has good prospects for transformation as more women opt for the study of Engineering. That is the optimistic Vice-Chancellor of Kumasi Technical University, Professor Osei-Wusu Achaw, speaking on the sidelines of the school’s 27th matriculation. He said the university and the nation have much to gain by encouraging females to...

  • October 13, 2019

    THE REAL...

    WHY MARRIED WOMEN CHEAT. Cheating is not something most married couples want to face, let alone talk about or even consider. But the truth is that even in the happiest of marriages, affairs can happen. Maybe a close relationship with a colleague at the office goes too far during a...

  • October 13, 2019

    Comprehensive Sexuality...

    The initial intention of the government to include Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) as part of the new curricula for basic schools has, in the past few weeks, triggered considerable opposition and outrage in the country. Members of the media, religious groups, civil society organizations, traditional leaders, politicians, influential individuals, as...

  • October 12, 2019

    GES releases...

    The Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has released the postings for teachers who have returned from their study leave. Those teachers who were on leave with pay are supposed to log-on to http://gespromotions.gov.gh, to access their various postings. A release, signed by Mrs Adwoa Van-Vicker the Director for...

  • October 11, 2019

    UTAG honours...

    The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), has honoured Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education for his hard work, dedication and unique leadership qualities. According to a statement from the Ministry, the Association described the Minister in a citation it presented to him at the National UTAG Conference,...

  • October 11, 2019

    Free SHS...

    The Eastern Regional Minister Eric Kwakye Darfuor has asserted the Free Senior High School Policy will increase women participation in future District Level elections. Available statistics indicate since 1994 the participation of women in local governance has been less than 10% at the national level in spite of women constituting...

  • October 10, 2019

    Ho Technical...

    The Governing Council of Ho Technical University (HTU) will on Saturday, October 12, hold an investiture ceremony to induct Professor Ben Quarshie Hoenyenuga, Associate Professor of Management from the Department of Management Sciences, HTU Business School as Vice-Chancellor. Professor Hoenyenuga will be the first substantive Vice-Chancellor of the University after...

  • October 9, 2019

    We’re interested...

    The Deputy Minister for Education, Prof. Yaw Adutwum has re-echoed the government’s position of not introducing any policy aimed at teaching sexuality in schools. He said the Akufo-Addo government is rather interested in what he terms as ‘Comprehensive System Education’ to effectively reform the sector and increase universal access to...

  • October 9, 2019

    Ghana needs...

    Human Rights Lawyer and Activist, Francis-Xavier Sosu, has called for a National Policy on anti-sexual Harassment. Francis-Xavier Sosu says the country must work to stop sexual harassment in schools. He made the call on the heels of the BBC expose on ‘sex for grade’ in two of West Africa’s prestigious universities,...

  • October 8, 2019

    7-year-old girl...

    Chinese media recently reported the unusual case of a girl who reached puberty at age seven, presumably because of sleeping with the lights on every night for the last three years. At age 7, Dandan (pseudonym) is already 1.20m-tall, towering over most girls her age. When she first started growing,...

  • October 8, 2019

    Sex for...

    The Sexual Harassment Committee of the University of Ghana says there is not enough evidence in the BBC video to back the sex for grades claims against two lecturers of the university. According to chair of the committee Dr. Margaret Amoakohene, even though the university frowns on the conduct of...

  • October 8, 2019

    We’ve proven...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo has noted that it was a good decision he took in initiating the Free SHS Policy and its implementation has silenced skeptics. President Akufo-Addo was speaking to a section of Senior High School students and teachers in Sunyani as part of his two-day tour of the Bono...

  • October 8, 2019

    My wife...

    Representational image. Question: My wife is a 46-year-old woman and she cheated on me. She is having a physical relationship with a man who is 15 years younger to her. When I confronted her, she confessed that she had a physical relationship with the man for the last one and...

  • October 8, 2019

    Full video:...

    Academic institutions in West Africa have increasingly been facing allegations of sexual harassment by lecturers. This type of abuse is said to be endemic, but it’s almost never proven. After gathering dozens of testimonies, BBC Africa Eye sent undercover journalists posing as students inside the University of Lagos and the...

  • October 7, 2019

    Men migraines...

    Men migraines and sexual problems. Being able to have a healthy sex life is just as important for both men and women as general wellbeing. But lifestyle changes, age, and other environmental factors result in a variety of issues that could affect your time between the sheets. Of course, there...

  • October 7, 2019

    CSE came...

    A Deputy Minister of Education, Gifty Ampofo Twum believes the need for sexuality education in schools has arisen because many parents have shirked their responsibility in that regard. “It is we the parents who neglect our responsibilities of educating our children, so who should fill the vacuum? If the problem...

  • October 7, 2019

    ‘Categorisation of...

    A retired Justice of the Appeal Court, Justice Isaac Delali Duose, has lamented the categorisation of second cycle institutions in the country, a situation which has contributed to the challenges in the placement of students. The practice, Justice Douse said, has led to the unequal distribution of resources among second...

  • October 7, 2019

    Hajia Police...

    Superintendent of Police, Hajia Sa-ada Muhammed, popularly known as ‘Hajia Police’, is the newest music sensation to emerge from the Police Service. DSP Hajia Sa-ada Muhammed The female Commander who revealed that she had been nurturing her music talents for years, stated that it was finally time to unearth her creative...

  • October 4, 2019

    What exactly...

    Relationships, especially romantic ones, can be really tricky. It takes a lot more than love to keep them running smoothly sans any major hiccups. Sex is an important part of any relationship and more often than not, every couple’s sex life goes through a period of lull. Either you are...

  • October 4, 2019

    ‘My Own...

    An anonymous woman has made a shocking revelation on GHOne’s programme dubbed Tales from the Powder room by revealing that she has been having sekz with her own biological father. The woman who revealed that she is now married with two kids, said she started the abominable act with her...

  • October 4, 2019

    How to...

    Representational image Question: I am a 25-year-old man and I have been in a relationship with my girlfriend for the past three years. We are in two different cities because of our jobs but we love each other a lot. I have never had any relationship in the past and...

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