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Basic school French can’t be compulsory – GES Council Chair

The study of the French Language as a subject in basic schools will remain optional in Ghana, the Chairman of the Ghana Education Service (GES) Council, Mr Michael Nsowah, has said. Despite the introduction of a new curriculum for basic schools, the French Language was not included as a mandatory course even though the government has said several times that ...

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Shatta Wale is a bad influence on the youth – Aka Blay

There is no doubt that Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale is one of the biggest musicians in Ghana and with a huge fanbase that is completely loyal and will do almost anything he says. However, Highlife musician Anthony Akablay, says Shatta Wale is having a negative impact on the youth. “With his large fan base I don’t expect Shatta Wale to ...

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China produces top four banks in the world – S&P

New York might be the financial capital of the world, but China is home to the planet’s mightiest banks. The top four banks in the world are from China, according to the latest annual rankings by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Despite the trade war and currency troubles, China’s “Big Four” banks grew their total assets by 1% in 2018 to ...

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Sudan military asks protesters to pick transitional Prime Minister

The military council in charge of Sudan has asked activists to nominate an independent candidate for the position of Prime Minister in the transitional government, Al Jazeera reports. The portal’s journalist covering the Sudan uprising confirmed that on day two of military – protester groups talks, the military said it was only interested in two security related portfolios. “He said ...

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Teachers to talk less, students to talk more in new curriculum

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment says it wants to see Ghanaian students move from the habit of learning for exams and has announced changes in the curriculum to reflect this goal. Executive Secretary of the Council, Dr. Prince Armah, told Joy FM’s Super Morning Show Monday, the new curriculum aims to have students learn for life. “If the ...

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Liverpool 2-0 Chelsea: Mohamed Salah scores stunner as Reds return to top of the table

Mohamed Salah scored a wonderstrike as Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a crucial victory against Chelsea on Sunday. After a closely fought first-half, Sadio Mane headed the hosts in front shortly after half-time following a superb chipped cross from Jordan Henderson. Just two minutes later, Salah picked up the ball from 25-yards and unleashed a ...

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Growth must reflect in livelihoods of Ghanaians – IMF to gov’t

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the government of Ghana to ensure that the country’s expected economic growth translates into an improvement in the livelihoods of the citizenry. The Fund maintains that this could be achieved if the government ties its policies and programs with the aim of solving issues such as unemployment. The Director of the African Department ...

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