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BECE: 0% Passes Recorded In The Eastern Region

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BECE Results

A total of twenty-four (24) schools in 13 Districts/Municipalities in the Eastern Region recorded Zero per cent (0%) passes during the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

 

Statistical report of the performance of the candidates commissioned by the Eastern Regional Directorate of Ghana Education Service (GES) indicates that only 21,655 candidates out of total 49,216 candidates who wrote the exams passed, by securing aggregates between 6 and 30, representing 44%.

 

A total of 27,561 candidates representing 56% failed.

 

Students who obtained an aggregate of 6 in the region were 247 made up of 110 boys and 137 girls while 178 out of the total number of candidates who obtained an aggregate of 6 in the region were from Nsawam – Adoagyiri Municipality.

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2,834 candidates obtained aggregate 7 to 15 while 8,636 had aggregate 16 to 24 leaving a total of 9,979 with an aggregate of 25 to 30.

Nsawam – Adoagyiri recorded the highest passes among the candidates presented with an 80.8 % pass rate followed by Birim North which had a 65.1% pass rate.

Atewa East placed third with a 60.8% pass rate while Kwahu West, Birim South, Atewa West, and New Juaben South followed with 60.6%, 53.8%, 50.5%, and 50.1% respectively.

 

 

 

 

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Ghana Twitter Celebrates Dr. Kwame Nkrumah With All The Accolades

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Ghana Twitter Celebrates Dr. Kwame Nkrumah With All The Accolades

 

As the country celebrates the birthday of its first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, many people both young and old have taken to social media to celebrate him with the hashtag Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day.

Today’s statutory public holiday followed the passage of the Public Holiday Amendment Bill into law in March 2019 by the rulling government.

After leading the Convention People’s Party to victory to form a government, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah became the leader of government business in 1951.

The move, eventually led Ghana, formally the Gold Coast to independence from British rule in 1957.

As the leader of the country, Dr Nkrumah led massive socio-economic development that resulted in a number of infrastructural projects, including the construction of the Akosombo Dam, the Tema Motorway, among other projects.

Twitter Ghana had a lot to say about our first president:

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2021 Population and Housing Census to be release tomorrow

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2021 Population and Housing Census to be release tomorrow

The Ghana Statistical Service will tomorrow release the provisional results of the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC).

The service is describing the expected release of the report as an important milestone in the 2021 PHC strategy that aims to promote wide usage of census data for research, policy and planning, it said in a statement.

It will also share lessons learnt from the implementation process with national and international partners.

A census is a priority development activity that will generate updated demographic, economic and housing data to guide policy and planning and monitor progress made towards development goals including the Coordinated Programme of Economic and Social Development Policies, Africa’s Agenda 2063 and the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Furthermore, the statement said the 2021 PHC is Ghana’s first fully digital census and the first census in an African country to be conducted successfully during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The provisional results highlight findings from the 2021 PHC Preliminary Report which focuses on population size and sex composition, population density and structures by region.

The preliminary report is the first of several census data products to be released over the next two years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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‘Mahama And Akufo-Addo Sent Delegations To Visit Me’ – Rev. Owusu Bempah Reveals

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Rev. Owusu Bempah Finally Released From Jail!

Founder of the Glorious Word Power Ministries International, Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah, has spoken for the first time after his remand.

The minister of God recently was in the news for being arrested after storming the residence of former traditional priestess Nana Agradaa now known as Evangelist Patricia.

Owusu Bempah after his arrest was hospitalized, and refused bail over the past week.

While addressing his congregants during his first church service after hus remand, Owusu Bempah revealed that both Akufo-Addo and Mahama sent delegations to visit when he was on a short admission at the police hospital. He took the opportunity to thank well-wishers and sympathizers who checked up on him during his troubles.

 

 

 

 

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