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Lebanon Ambassador To Jordan Resigns Over Government’s ‘Negligence

Lebanon’s ambassador to Jordan has announced her resignation, following a cataclysmic blast that ravaged central Beirut, saying “total negligence” by the country’s authorities signalled the need for a leadership change. It is the second resignation by a Lebanese official since the explosion that wounded at least 5,000 and destroyed entire …

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Arrest students who assault teachers during WASSCE – GNAT

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has called on authorities to arrest students who perpetrate violence against its members facilitating the ongoing examinations in senior high schools across the country. According to Philipa Larson, reports of threats of assault on teachers over the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations …

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Beirut explosion: Anti-government protests break out in city

Protesters clashed with Lebanese security forces at anti-government demonstrations in Beirut on Thursday. Officers deployed tear gas on dozens of people near parliament. Demonstrators were angered by Tuesday’s devastating blast, which officials say was caused by 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored unsafely since 2013. Many in Lebanon say government …

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WASSCE violence: WAEC must probe and take action – Adutwum

The Deputy Education Minister, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, has stated that the West African Examination Council will take action against Senior High Schools flouting examination rules in the ongoing West African Senior Schools Certificate Examination (WASSCE). On Thursday, a reporter with the Daily Graphic in Koforidua, Damalie Emmanuel Pacome, was …

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We’ll deal with you – GES tells rioting students

The Deputy Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Anthony Boateng, has said authorities will deal with all students who rioted and vandalised school property to protest against the non-featuring of past questions procured for them by the government, in their final exam. The GES, in November last year, procured 400,000 …

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WAEC to Cancel entire 2020 WASSCE of Some Ashanti Region Schools

WAEC to Cancel entire 2020 WASSCE of Some Ashanti Region schools – The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) is investigating allegations of examination malpractices in the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Teachers of some Senior High Schools (SHS) have been implicated in acts of misconduct in the …

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COVID-19: US Orders 100m Doses of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

The US government has ordered 100 million doses of an experimental coronavirus vaccine. Johnson & Johnson, which is behind the jab, announced the $1bn-deal on Wednesday, noting that the government may purchase a further 200 million doses at a later stage. The vaccine is based on the same technology the …

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Blame chiefs for the siting of E-blocks in bushes – Yammin to NPP

Former Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister Mr. Joseph Yammin has responded to critics blaming the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government for siting the Day Senior High School E-Block in bushes to channel their blames to Chief of those communities instead. According to him, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) did not …

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5 reasons why you should have s3x during pregnancy

Pregnant women and their partners often wonder if it’s safe to have sex during pregnancy. Sex is a natural, normal part of pregnancy, if you’re having a normal pregnancy. Penetration and intercourse’s movement won’t harm the baby, who is protected by your abdomen and the uterus’ muscular walls. If you …

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Four remanded SHS students denied access to write WASSCE

Four final year students of Zebilla Senior High Technical School in the Upper East Region who have been remanded into Police Custody by a Bawku Circuit Court have been denied access to write the ongoing West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination(WASSCE). The students in the early hours of Monday, August …

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Beirut blast: Lebanon in mourning after massive explosion

Lebanon is in mourning after a huge explosion in the capital Beirut killed at least 100 people and injured more than 4,000 others on Tuesday. The whole city was shaken by the blast, which began with a fire at the port which exploded into a mushroom cloud. President Michel Aoun …

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Arrested teacher interdicted for dictating answers to students during WASSCE

A teacher [name withheld] in one of the Senior High Schools in the Eastern region has been interdicted for dictating answers to students in the ongoing West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations(WASSCE). According to the Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, the police is conducting further …

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NDC to cancel teacher’s licensure examination

The Deputy Eastern Regional Youth Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Mr Richard Nyarko said if the NDC wins the 2020 elections, they will cancel the teacher’s licensure examination. He explained that the party did not see the licensure examination as necessary as it reduced the number of qualified …

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Beirut blast: Hundreds injured in explosion – Red Cross

A large blast in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, has caused widespread damage, injuring hundreds of people, the Lebanese Red Cross says. It is not yet clear what caused the explosion in the city’s port region. Video posted online showed a large mushroom cloud and destroyed buildings. Hospitals are said to …

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Educational Workers Connect Cautions WAEC

“It is said that Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful”. Educational Workers Connect, once again congratulates all the stakeholders who are putting their shoulders to the wheel to ensure that this year’s WASSCE is malpractice free. We, however, wish to caution …

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Is Pope Francis cancelling the Bible?

Pope Francis, the global head of the Catholic church, has “cancelled the Bible and proposes to create a new book”, claim several messages shared on Facebook and WhatsApp. The claim dates back to at least April 2018. In July 2020, a Kenyan website published an article headlined: “End Time: Is this Why Pope Francis has …

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Didier Drogba submits candidacy for Ivorian FA presidency

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has formally submitted his candidacy to become the next president of the Ivory Coast Football Federation (FIF). Drogba drew thousands of supporters outside the federation’s offices where he submitted his candidacy on Sunday. The elections are due to be held next month. He is among …

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Coronavirus: Iran cover-up of deaths revealed by data leak

The number of deaths from coronavirus in Iran is nearly triple what Iran’s government claims, a BBC Persian service investigation has found. The government’s own records appear to show almost 42,000 people died with Covid-19 symptoms up to 20 July, versus 14,405 reported by its health ministry. The number of …

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President, Asantehene congratulate KNUST’s first female Vice-Chancellor

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, have congratulated Professor Mrs.Rita Akosua Dickson on her investiture as the 11th Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). The newly-invested Vice-Chancellor is the first female to occupy that prestigious position in the history of Ghana’s foremost …

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Nasa SpaceX crew return: Dragon capsule splashes down

Two American astronauts have splashed down, as the first commercial crewed mission to the International Space Station returned to Earth. The SpaceX Dragon Capsule carrying Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken came down in the Gulf of Mexico just south of Pensacola on Florida’s Gulf coast. A recovery vessel moved in …

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Student Getting Ready as WASSCE starts today

This year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) will commence on Monday, August 3, with a total of 375,737 candidates in over 796 examination centres across the country. According to registrations data, 187,574 of the candidates are males and 188,163, females. The Ashanti region had the highest number of …

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