Some close family members of the missing girls who are now confirmed by the police to be deceased have heaped praises on the CID boss, Maame Tiwaa Addo-Danquah for her support and professional relationship during the frantic search for the girls.
Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL), publishers of the Junior Graphic newspaper, has presented prizes to the winners of the 2019 Junior Graphic National Essay Competition at a ceremony in Accra.
Deputy Minister of Education in charge of General Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has denied media reports that he has had to cut short a trip to the United States of America in order to return home to fix the confusion that has rocked the Senior High School placement exercise.
Between 70 and 90 per cent of the annual budgetary allocation to the educational sector goes into the payment of teachers' salaries, related allowances and study leave, the Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has stated.
The families of three of the four girls at the centre of the Takoradi kidnapping case have objected to the declaration by the police that the skeletal remains found in a cesspit in Takoradi included those of their missing relatives.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has said that majority of Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates who have thronged the Black Stars Square with their parents in connection with placement into senior high schools (SHSs) and technical and vocational institutes (TVIs) have already been placed by the Computerised Schools Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) but are now “shopping for better schools than those they have been placed”.
The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has asked a serving military officer, Brigadier-General Charles Awity, to stop holding himself as the Chief of Kwabeng in the Atiwa West District in the Eastern Region.
A child-centred organisation, Child Rights International ( CRI), has called on the state to use the case of the four Takoradi girls to come up with reforms that will specifically spell out the guidelines on how issues of child kidnapping and child violence must be handled.