The Deputy Education Minister Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has stated emphatically that the Kumasi Academy Senior High School (KUMACA) will be closed down by the government by tomorrow. Section of parents who have their wards in the school on Tuesday stormed the school campus to pick their wards from the...
Members of the coalition of newly recruited graduate teachers are threatening to embark on a nationwide strike against the government over nonpayment of their salaries and arrears. In a press statement sighted by OTECfmonline.com, the group which has a membership of about Two Thousand, three hundred and ninety-four ­ (2,394)...
Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah, has expressed displeasure about the poor ventilation at some dormitories of the Kumasi Academy (KUMACA), as the health workers seek to unravel what infection may have killed four students in the school in just a week. Mr. Osei Mensah, who toured dormitories and other...
The Ashanti Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Emmanuel Tenkorang, has revealed that death toll of students at Kumasi Academy now stands at four as of last night (Tuesday, December 5, 2017) and also ruled out Meningitis as the cause of deaths According to the Health Expert,...
Officials of the World Health Organisation in Ghana have stormed the campus of Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) in the Ashanti region after suspected cases of meningitis caused the death of some six students within one week. Three of the deaths are reported to have happened Tuesday morning. So far, 13 students...
The Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) in the Ashanti Region, will be closed down latest by Friday, November 8, following the multiple cases of ‘mysterious’ health-related deaths in the school over the past week. Before the closure happens, the Ashanti Regional, Minister Simon Osei Mensah, told NEWSMEN the students and staff of...
Some parents have clashed with the Police and security personnel at the Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) in the Ashanti region after the parents stormed the school to forcefully take their children home. The agitated parents claim the school must release their wards after two more students were reported dead from meningitis...
Anxious parents and guardians of some students of Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) have besieged the school’s campus to demand the immediate release of their wards following the protest by students over the mysterious deaths of four of students within one week. The student died at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science...
Students of the Kumasi Academy are to be vaccinated following the death of three students believed to have been caused by meningitis last week. The Director of Public Health at the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Badu Sarkodie said the service is awaiting autopsy reports to establish the cause of death. Meanwhile,...
The Free Senior High School policy being implemented by the NPP Government under the leadership of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be sustained by the commitment of this and subsequent governments to the development of her citizens, not the passage of laws, Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawuwia, has...