Akufo-Addo quotes scripture to back Free SHS

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed strong disagreement to critics that the free senior high school programme was rushed in implementation. He said the government could not afford to allow thousands of qualified Ghanaian students to drop out after basic education. Critics have argued that investments should have been made into infrastructural development before […]

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Government adopts Sandwich System for Free SHS

The government has adopted the double-track (semester/sandwich) system to increase enrollment under its flagship programme, the Free Senior High School. This was revealed by Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh,  the Minister of Education at a sensitization programme organized for Metro/Municipal/District Directors of Education, Heads of Senior High School and Public Relation Officers of the Education Sector […]

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Fifteen factories start under One-district, One-factory

Work has started on 15 factories under the government’s One-district, One-factory (1D1F) initiative, the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has said. Presenting the mid-year budget review in Parliament yesterday, he said the factories were located in four regions, namely, Eastern, Brong Ahafo, Central and Greater Accra. They included a pineapple processing factory in the […]

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