PUPILS OF GBENEBISI SCHOOL FORCED TO STUDY UNDER TIN SHEDS

Pupils of Gbenebisi Primary school in the Sissala East District of the Upper West region are compelled to use  tine sheds as classrooms due to inadequate classrooms for teaching and learning.  Gbenebisi is a farming community located in the south east of the Sissala East District. the community is about 57 miles away from the District capital,with a very terrible road network.The people in the community are mainly of the Gurusi and Sissala tribe,with the Gurusi dominating.Due to the heterogeneous

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Sissala East District: The Sorry State of Our Library

According Wikipedia’ ’A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical building or room, or a virtual space, or both’’. Yes indeed, we have a physical building supposedly meant as custody for sources of information and similar resources should be made accessible to the people especially knowledge seekers in the District.  The Sissala East District library

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Wole Soyinka: how to detoxify young minds from indoctrination

With Africa’s campuses beset by religious zealotry, Wole Soyinka suggests universities provide a year of materialist induction to free students of dogma and extremism December 22, 2016 By Wole Soyinka Source: Rex A few years ago, I had reached the stage of despair over the deterioration of the university system in my own country, Nigeria, under successive regimes of both civilian and military orders. Even the basic, campus social life had broken down, a condition that I tried to summarise in

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Sissala East District Assembly failed to Elect A Presiding Member After First Round of Voting

The Sissala East District Assembly failed to elect a presiding member after First round of voting. In a general meeting today at the Sissala East District Assembly conference hall, to as part of issues for discussion had a first round of  voting to elect a presiding member. The former presiding member,who happens to be the only contender was subjected to voting by the house . After a successful voting and  counting by Electoral Commissioner ,it emerged that, out of the

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Men Who Impregnate Girls Under 18 in Sissala Districts to Pay Cow, Money et al.

  Traditional leaders have joined forces with parents in the Sissala East and West areas in the Upper West Region to devise some by-laws to protect young girls against teenage pregnancy and child marriage. Depending on the degree of the offence, the man would be forced to pay as high as GHc 1,000 in addition to items such as cow and food. The chiefs and people in the two districts formulated the laws to also improve the not-too-encouraging level of

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Mohamed’s Story of Hell on Earth in Libya

This is the moving story of Mohamed, a Cameroonian, about his 3-year journey through North Africa in his attempt to reach Europe. It’s a story of ordeal and suffering and encounters with death, which made the young man to finally decide to return home. “I left Cameroon back in 2013 to find work elsewhere. I spent a year and a half in Algeria and then six more months in Morocco. After they repatriated me to Mauritania, I went back to

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BIGBOSS RAMPAGING: PRODUCE CULPRITS BY MONDAY OR SUFFER MY WRATH – HEADMASTER TO FINAL YEAR STUDENTS

Students in the Bolgatanga Senior High School today went on rampage after a colleague, Eliasu Zakari died at the Bolgatanga Hospital. The students blamed the death of their colleague on the failure of the Senior House Master to sign an exeat for the student who hails from Lalsa/Deega in the Bawku East Municipality. Seidu Sulemana Akurugu who was on the campus reported that the male students of the school vandalized some vehicles on the campus. He indicated that the timely

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BIGBOSS: STUDENTS GO ON RAMPAGE AFTER COLLEAGUE’S DEATH

Students of the Bolgatanga Senior High School are on rampage after a male student lost his life. The students according to A1 Radio News’ Seidu Sulemana Akurugu are blaming the school’s Senior House master for the death of their colleague. According to them, the refusal of the Senior House Master to sign the exeat for their colleague on time led to his untimely death. Seidu Sulemana reports that personnel of the Ghana Police Service have moved in to restore calm

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Sissala East District Circuit Court Orders for the Destruction of Seized Unwholesome Food Products from 13 Shops

About 12 provisional shops and a drinking spot appeared before the Sissala East Distrcit circuit court for selling unwholesome food products to the public. The Sissala East District Environmental Health and Sanitation Unit embarked on a mass inspection to provisional shops in the Tumu township for the sale of unwholesome food products. It was during this unannounced exercise that,12 provisional shops and a drinking spot were unearthed to have being involved in the sale of unwholesome(expired) food products ranging from

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A TEAM OF VOLUNTEER HEALTH PERSONNEL EMBARK ON HEALTH EDUCATION TOUR ;ACROSS SECOND CYCLE INSTITUTIONS IN SISSALA EAST DISTRICT

  A team of Volunteer Health Personnel led by the acting in-charge of Staff of Hope Clinic Mr. Sidiki Mumuni, a physician assistant and other resource persons held their first ever health education tour at St Clare Vocational Institute in Tumu,the District capital of Sissala East. Health issues discussed included ;Rhesus incompatibility (maternal health challenges), sickle cell disease, unsafe abortion, use of contraception and sexually transmitted infections and candidiasis. This event,being  part of an organized sensitization tour by a team of

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