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Portia Dery’s Funky Read-Write Clinic

Portia Dery is a young writer making waves in Ghana. She won the Golden Baobab Award for Children’s Literature and she is the main brain behind this writing clinic which will start on Saturday, 20th June 2015 from 9am to 10:30am at the Children’s Library, Tamale.                                                                                                                                        The funky ReadWrite clinic is […]

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10 THINGS THAT MAKE ME A GHANAIAN

Yesterday, a very good friend of mine; Sylvanus Bedzrah, nominated me to tell the world what makes me a Ghanaian. Well, I’ve thought it through and these are the things. 1. My name is Abena Amoafowaa Tawia Mansah Sefa Cecilia; Abena, a name I gained after touching the Ghanaian ground on a day ordained by […]

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High Fees at University for Development Studies, Whose fault?

Higher education is being sought for in Ghana and although I know that is commendable, I must say some institutions are losing focus where fees are concerned. Given that they are autonomous bodies, one would think that some institutions will look at their surroundings before billing students to encourage them to pursue their dreams but […]

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SOCIAL

AUTISM CARE AND TRAINING FOR TEACHERS AND PARENTS OF THE YUMBA SPECIAL SCHOOL

So we started with the Autism Awareness Walk on April 25, 2015. By the grace of God, we now have an experienced mother, a well travelled lady in the realms of autism and a very learned and well researched personality; Mrs. Mary Amoah​ to organise a workshop to train the teachers and whoever needs the […]

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INSPIRATIONAL INTERVIEWS

Meet Christopher Kyaatuur; the Crippled Cobbler with Innovative Ideas

    On April 24, 2015, while I was running errands with Portia Mwinbeter-ib Dery, we both had problems with our sandals so decided to get a cobbler to mend them. Close to the former administration block of the Tamale Senior High School in Sagnarigu sat a cobbler with well arranged tools working. I must […]

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AFRICA ARTICLES GHANA

THE GHANA EDUCATION SERVICE CODE OF CONDUCT, SATISFACTORY OR CONFUSING?

The school system in Ghana, to me, is flawed in many ways. So much that many teachers find themselves in weird situations which make no sense and it leaves me wondering. The code of conduct of the Ghana Education Service (GES) is, to me, not clear and does not cover many areas which wake to […]

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SADA REBRANDING: THE HIGHS AND THE LOW

During the SADA rebranding, SADA Business and Investment Forum (SABIF) was born. Stakeholders and representatives from all regions converged at the Tamale Sports Stadium from the March 24 to March 28, 2015. The first day saw many youth mentors together to mentor many youths who came in their numbers. Many of the mentors came from […]