BONO REGION CHIEFS COMMEND PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO FOR FREE SHS, RESTORATION OF TRAINEE ALLOWANCES

The Chiefs and Queen Mothers of the newly created Bono Region have commended the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the implementation of the Free Senior High School Policy, and the restoration of the teacher trainee and nursing trainee allowances. Speaking on behalf of the Chiefs of the Region, Nana Bofo Bene IV, who is the Dwenemhene, and also Vice President of the Bono Region House of Chiefs, applauded President Akufo-Addo for his passion for education. “Others said it was impossible. You, President Akufo-Addo, on the other…

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Full video: ‘Sex for grades’: Undercover in West African universities

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 University of Ghana. Female reporters were sexually harassed, propositioned and put under pressure by senior lecturers at the institutions – all the while wearing secret cameras. Watch the full documentary below: Share on: WhatsApp

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Sarkodie wins 2019 BET Hip-hop Awards ‘Best International Flow’

Sarkodie has emerged as the ‘Best International Flow’ winner at the 2019 BET Hip-hop Awards. The celebrated rapper faced stiff competition from other rappers around the globe. They include Falz (Nigeria), Ghetts (UK), Kalash (France), Lil Simz (UK), Nasty C (South Africa), and Tory Lanez (Canada). It was held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. It was hosted by American comedian Lil Duval.   Share on: WhatsApp

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Sex for Grades: BBC Africa Eye’s Investigative Report in West African Universities shows Today

‘S£x for Grade’ BBC Africa Eye Investigation Over the years, there has been allegations of s£x for grades among students in most universities, across Africa. In a move to ascertain the authenticity of this claim, BBC Africa Eye went undercover to investigate this. The year-long secret investigative report brings to the fore, how some lecturers in West Africa’s most prestigious universities sexually harass female students. The universities used in the investigation includes the University of Ghana, Legon, as well as the University of Lagos. The report was led by BBC…

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Computer hard drive of court hearing Opuni’s case, others reportedly missing

The hard drive containing records of the ongoing criminal case against the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of COCOBOD, Stephen Opuni and CEO of Agricult Limited, Seidu Agongo has been reported missing. The hard drive is part of a number of hard drives Citi News gathers have been stolen from system units in about five High Courts at the new law court complex. Operatives of the National Security who are said to be investigating the matter arrested some workers in the affected courts as well as Judicial Service staff who…

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