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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...
The Ashanti Region Director of Ghana Health Service, Dr Emmanuel Tinkorang has revealed that H1N1 Influenza Virus is responsible for the death of about 13 students of Kumasi Academy in the past seven months. The spate of 13 deaths within seven months has caused public anxiety as parents and students...
Schools in the Kumasi Metropolis and Asokore Mampong Municipality in the Ashanti Region will be closed on Monday as Asanteman begins the final funeral rites of the late Asantehemaa. A statement by the Ashanti Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) directed day students in the various Senior...
The Ghana National Accreditations Board (NAB) has released a list of 47 tertiary schools that are currently operating illegally in the country. A statement from the Board said none of the listed schools has been accredited to run any courses in either Diploma or any other class. It added that the...
College of Education Teachers Association (ETAG) has threatened to embark on nationwide strike over their salary arrears. In a statement signed by the National Secretary of the Association Prince Obeng Himah  said, if the Ministry of finance fails to pay the outstanding areas due them by Wednesday November 1, 2017...
Allowances for about 8,000 National Service personnel across the country have been withheld, the National Service Secretariat has announced. It explained in a statement Saturday that the suspension of the payment of the September allowances is to allow for investigations into the affected personnel, who are either suspected of impersonation...
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,...
Two first- year students of the Kumasi Academy have died under mysterious circumstances. Nhyira News sources say three others are on admission at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Hospital. The cause of death and aliment is unclear as authorities remain tight-lipped over the development. The students had been rushed...
The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), has stated categorically that it will reject any attempt by the Ministry of Education and the Teaching Council to force teachers to write licensing examination. Teachers will now have to pass a special examination before being granted the licence to teach, the National...