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Dear Auntie Betty, I am a 13-year-old girl who is dating a boy in SHS Three. I gave him all my heart but now I want to forget about him but I can’t. What should I do? I need your help.

Bernice, Accra.

Dear Auntie Betty, I am a 14-year-old girl. A boy in my class is not talking to me but I don’t know what I have done to him. I want to talk with him. What should I do?

Adelaide, Accra.

Dear Auntie Betty, I am a 14-year-old girl who just completed JHS. There is a boy in my school who is dating my best friend.

Dear Auntie Betty, I am 18 years and an SHS graduate. Our results were released a few weeks ago and when I checked mine, I passed in seven of the subjects but failed in Maths.

We all know the results associated with a successful brand but may not know the formula that goes into making it so popular.

 

I CAN'T READ FROM THE BOARD

Dear Auntie Betty, I am in junior high school (JHS) Form One and the shortest girl in the class, I sit at the back and cannot see from there.

Gambling is illegal

Junior News

Would you be surprised to learn that children as young as nine are gambling, and doing so at the cost of their education?

Indeed, a large number of children are involved in gambling right here in Ghana, where children are prohibited from doing so.

Mr Marco Rocha (right), Marketing Manager of GAME in a handshake with Mr Foster Opoku, the headmaster of New Asafo M/A School

Junior News

Game, a retail shop in Ghana, has presented 11 kit boxes containing teaching aids to the New Asafo M/A Basic School at Asokwa in Kumasi.

The boxes, which contained mathematical sets, rulers, markers, calculators and other educational aids were to support teaching and learning at the school.

The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo (seated, third left), together with other dignitaries in a group photograph

Junior News

The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has advised parents to invest in their children to help them improve on their basic learning and socialisation skills.

She said, ‘‘we need to build a solid foundation in our children, a foundation that will stand the test of time’’.

J’ann Royal School being presented with their bronze trophy

Junior News

J’ann Royal School topped the Ga West Early Childhood Games which was held in Amasaman at the Ga West Municipal Community School park.

The games, which was held for the first time for Kindergartens, was to exhibit the physical abilities of the little ones.

Pupils practising with the Bonanza Card Game during a training session

Junior News

The second edition of the Bonanza School Challenge dubbed Bonanza Mental Challenge 2017 has been held for public schools in the Tema Metropolis.

The Project Coordinator of the Bonanza Mental Challenge 2017, Ms Awurakua Anyaniwa Antwi, explained that the Bonanza Card Game is a simple arithmetic game that probes the mental abilities of players in basic mathematics, as well as logical reasoning and swift cognitive skills.

A section of the participants at the closing ceremony

Junior News

T.I Ahamadiyya Senior Senior High School (SHS) emerged the overall champions of the annual Wa Central Inter-Zonal Second Cycle Schools Sports and Games Festival held in Wa.

Mrs Rita Oppong, 2016 National Best Teacher

I'll Tell My Story

Most teachers want a class made up of smart students to make teaching easier.

Majority of smart students are well liked by their teachers; they usually run errands for them and take up various leadership positions in their class and also in the school. This attitude by some teachers sometimes impact negatively on the less endowed students.

Dr Emmanuel Akwetey — Executive Director of the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG).

I'll Tell My Story

His father, a policeman, was a strict disciplinarian who never tolerated lies from his children. This fear of the consequences of lying made the young boy confess to his father one day when he played truant and was found out by his dad. It was the truth that saved him that fateful day, he said amidst laughter. 

The chorus of one of Ghana's hip life songs which goes, "there is a new girl in town," sums up the story of my near lost experience in China's Yiwu Commodity Trading Centre.

 As a journalist, I have always held the view that "a journalist must not get lost" because the whole profession is about asking so if you do not know a place, one should ask. 

However, my experience at the Centre made nonsense of this long held view.

I am part of a group of participants from African countries attending a seminar on Think-Tanks Forum for Anglophone African countries in China. And as part of the seminar, participants were taken to various fun-field places in China, as well as to places where we could get Chinese products to buy.

He walked for three miles all alone from his home at Saaman to the examination centre at the Osino Presbyterian School the day he had to write his Common Entrance Examination.

After junior high, Halima decided she would not go to senior high school because she wanted to learn how to sew. She was very beautiful and for someone with only a basic school certificate, she was too intelligent for her own good. She spoke and wrote English better than so many degree holders.

People admired her for not only that but also her humble nature and kind heart. And this was the lady I had a crush on. 

We grew up in the same community but I never mustered the courage to speak to her. Though I was handsome, studying medicine at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and had a little swag, for some reason, I felt I was no match for her, that I did not deserve to be her friend.

At a very young age, he was skillful in making simple household furniture such as tables, chairs and stools because he received practical lessons from his father who was a master carpenter.

Every day after school and mostly during vacations while he was in the primary and middle school, he would go to his father’s workshop and assist him and his apprentices.