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Ghanaians stranded in Lebanon finally arrives after Kennedy Agyapong’s help

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Good News! The Ghanaians stranded in Lebanon who cried on the government to be rescued have finally arrived kind courtesy Kennedy Ohene Agyapong.

Assin Central’s MP, Kennedy Agyapong in a radio interview days ago promised to go to the rescue of a group of Ghanaians, predominantly women, stranded in Lebanon.

His quick response to the call came after a video of a group of Ghanaians, mostly women, tired of the hardship in Lebanon showed up in their numbers at the Ghanaian embassy in the country crying to com

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Good News! The Ghanaians stranded in Lebanon who cried on the government to be rescued have finally arrived kind courtesy Kennedy Ohene Agyapong.

Assin Central’s MP, Kennedy Agyapong in a radio interview days ago promised to go to the rescue of a group of Ghanaians, predominantly women, stranded in Lebanon.

His quick response to the call came after a video of a group of Ghanaians, mostly women, tired of the hardship in Lebanon showed up in their numbers at the Ghanaian embassy in the country crying to come back home.

In the video, the stranded Ghanaians in anguish cried on the government for help.

Kennedy Agyapong came to their rescue pledging his full support. He donated an amount of $100,000 equivalent to Ghc 576,372 to help bring these stranded Ghanaians back home.

Finally, the group of Ghanaians, predominantly women, stranded in Lebanon have arrived in the country, Ghana and its all joy.

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Schools not reopening September — Education Ministry

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The Ministry of Education says there are no immediate plans to reopen schools from next month for full academic activities.

Consequently, it has called on the public to ignore reports to that effect.

“The ministry will like to state categorically that aside from final-year students who are in school, the public should disregard reports going round that all other students would go to school in September,” the Chief Director of the Ministry of Education (MoE), Mr Benjamin K. Gyasi, said in Accra yesterday.

Schools have remained closed in Ghana since March 16 due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

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Anas set date to release another expose themed “cashing in on covid”

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Undercover journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has released a date for his much-awaited expose themed, “Cashing in on Covid” to expose those who made undue profits from the pandemic.

The Journalist earlier released a piece captioned, ‘corona quacks’ in which he targeted fake doctors who claimed to have found effective cures for covid-19; an expose which attracted a backlash from many who thought it was too ordinary to be a product of undercover journalism.

The set date for the new release is August 10, 2020 and many will still be awaiting something worthy as has been the nature of most of his previous works across the African continent.

The Expose’ will be premiered on BBC’s African Eye; it is not clear it will be limited to only Ghana or the continent as a whole.

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Akufo-Addo Orders GES To Recall 14 Dismissed WASSCE Students

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It has emerged that President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has directed the Ghana Education Service(GES) to grant clemency to all the 14 final year students who have been dismissed, Ghanaxtra can report exclusively.

This portal is reliably informed that President Akufo-Addo has taken notice of the decision by the Ghana Education Education but has directed a review of the decision.

According to a source at the Presidency, the President despite the gravity of the offense by the students does not want their education to be truncated.

The source reveals that the President wants the GES to find an alternative punishment for the students instead of barring them from the ongoing West African Certificate Examination(WASSCE).

The source added that the President wants his vision of ensuring that every Ghanaian child possesses the Senior High School certificate fulfilled hence the order for clemency.

Meanwhile, this portal is reliably informed that the GES has been duly informed by the president’s request and steps are being taking in that regard.

The Ghana Education Service (GES) yesterday dismissed 14 students for acts of indiscipline in the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

The affected students are from the Battor Senior High School, Sekondi College, Juaben Senior High School, and Tweneboa Kodua Senior High School.

A statement from the Ghana Education Service revealed that the affected students have been barred from writing their remaining papers.

Below are the affected students

1.Nicholas Cobbinah` – Sekondi College 2.Kardimell Suapim- Sekondi College
3.John Kwofie- Sekondi College
4.Simon Ameyibor (Senior Prefect) – Tweneboah Koduah SHS
5.Thomas Anokye – Tweneboah Koduah SHS
6.Juliet Amoakowaa – Tweneboah Koduah SHS
7.Emmanuel Ashiangmor – Battor SHS
8.Peter Sissi – Battor SHS
9.Ameka Nyamiitse – Battor SHS
10.Shadrack Daitey – Battor SHS
11.Alfred Attiso – Battor SHS
12.Solomon Brako – Juaben SHS
13.Albert Agyekum – Juaben SHS
14.Robert  Inkoom – Juaben SHS

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