Education

Staff member killed in Nigeria university abduction

A member of staff has been killed and a number of students abducted during a raid on a university in the northern state of Kaduna. A police spokesperson said many people had been kidnapped from their dormitories – including male and female students. The exact number is still not clear. The Kaduna state commissioner for internal security, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed …

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WAEC governing board elects Prof. Ato Essuman as new chairman

The 69th Annual Meeting of the Governing Board (Council) of The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has ended with the election of Prof. Ato Essuman from Ghana as the new chairman. Prof. Ato Essuman becomes the 20th Chairman of the sub-regional organisation as he succeeds Mr. Baboucarr Bouy from The Gambia, who was elected in March 2018. Prof. Essuman’s election …

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Book Review – Neba-Fuh’s ‘Triumph of Racism’ plunges into a real shithole

Book: Triumph of Racism: The History of White Supremacy in Africa & How Shithole Entered the U.S. Presidential LexiconNumber of Pages: 678Author: Emmanuel Neba-FuhTheme: History & PoliticsPublished by: Miraclaire PublishersReviewed by: Oral Ofori for TheAfricanDream.net The book which is subtitled ‘The History of White Supremacy in Africa & How Shithole Entered the U.S. Presidential Lexicon‘ succinctly argues that before the …

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Full World Bank Scholarship for Architectural Engineering — Penn State University

The Embassy of Ghana, USA, is pleased to inform the Ghanaian public about the World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program. This is a unique academic opportunity for qualifying students to pursue Architectural Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University at no cost. Pennsylvania State University >> CLICK TO LEARN MORE International Partner Scholarship (IPS) | Andrews University This partnership was formally signed …

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How to apply for Ghana Library Membership Number

Ghana Library Mobile Application is Ghana Library Authority’s free digital library app, giving members the ability to browse and read e-books, listen to audiobooks and watch educational videos in a few simple steps.  Key Features of the Ghana library App • Free Membership Once you sign up to use Ghana Library, you obtain free library membership which gives you access …

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My father wasn’t a dictator; ban scandalous history book – Sekou Nkrumah

Dr. Sekou Nkrumah, son of Ghana’s first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, has said that the Government of President Nana Akufo-Addo is to blame for allowing the history book – Golden History of Ghana for Basic 6 – which describes Kwame Nkrumah as a dictator among others to be taught in schools, arguing that even though the Government says the book is …

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Tema Konnect meetups of GhanaThink now going virtual amidst COVID-19

This year, TheAfricanDream.net is excited to be a media partner for the Tema Konnect Virtual meetups. Due to COVID-19, GhanaThink has not been organizing any Barcamps – since 2020. The good news is that GhanaThink has mostly gone virtual with its events as a way of keeping engaged with its programs including the Tema Konnect meetups. #TemaKonnect is a group for Barcamp Tema participants and …

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Liberia: Eight found dead in flat after a graduation party

Police in Liberia are investigating the circumstances under which a young woman and seven others died after party in a flat. The woman and the seven others were found dead in an apartment in the country’s capital Monrovia, following a party to celebrate her graduation from university. Local media reported that the woman, her young daughter and mother were among …

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