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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

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4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 36,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 8 Film Festivals

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Adwoa Safo, Mrs. Akufo-Addo storm Dome | Politics

Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the wife of NPP flagbearer and Adwoa Safo, Parliamentary candidate for Dome Kwabenya constituency will Wednesday 17th October, 2012 storm the Dome market, to take the NPP’s message of hope to the traders.

The presence of the wannabe First Lady will add to the chances of Adwoa Safo, who is also aspiring to take over the mantle from outgoing MP Prof. Mike Aaron Oquaye, who stepped down after representing the constituencies for two consecutive terms.

Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo is expected to deliver some policy interventions an Akufo Addo government will bring to market women who ply their trades at the various market centres. Continue reading

EU affirms confidence in Ghana’s electoral system

Accra, Oct. 16, GNA – Mr Claude Maerten, Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Ghana, on Tuesday said the Union would not monitor the December 2012 general elections.

The Union has observed that Ghana has developed internal structures and has the capacity to organize free, fair, transparent and credible elections without the monitoring of the international community.

He also noted that due to the maturity of the nation’s electoral processes, institutionalization of democratic structures and cooperation among the political parties Election 2012 would as usual be peaceful and successful. Continue reading

Free SHS achievable – Former UG Vice-Chancellor | Local News

A former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Emeritus George Benneh, has stated that a free senior high school (SHS) education could be implemented in the country, provided it is backed by the needed commitment by leadership.

According to him, the most important resource for a nation’s economic development is human capital, adding, “I think that is what a free SHS policy seeks to achieve.”

He was of the belief that such a policy was going to plough back into the economy an empowered human resource base. Continue reading

GBC News: PPP to make education free, compulsory and continuous from Kindergarten to SHS

The Presidential candidate of the Progressive Peoples Party, PPP, Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom says if he becomes President he will make education free, compulsory and continuous from Kindergarten to Senior High School.

All facilities to make teaching and learning conducive in schools will be provided by the state.

Dr Nduom said this when he outlined some programmes during a meeting with the Trades Union Congress, TUC in Accra. Continue reading

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