Free SHS placement frustrations: Disgruntled parents, students besiege secretariat

Some disgruntled parents, guardians and students yesterday besieged the Free Senior High School (SHS) Secretariat Black Star Square in Accra to express their frustrations. While some were there over the non-placement of their wards in their preferred schools, others placed in day schools far away are requesting for changes. Some parents, guardians and students expressed […]

Breman Essiam chief praises gov’t for Free SHS-says he saved GH¢4,500 in school fees

The Paramount Chief of Breman Essiam in the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam, Odeifuor Afoakwa III, has expressed his appreciation to the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the implementation of the Free Senior High School Policy. According to Odeifuor Asankwa III, the Free SHS policy is not a discriminatory policy, and has unified all Ghanaians […]

Free SHS for all to begin in September

In September 2017, when the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s government began the Free Senior High School (SHS) programm with only first-year students, some political analysts questioned the essence of ‘Free SHS’ as it only benefitted first-year students and not all SHS students. Prior to the 2016 election, when then-candidate Nana Akufo-Addo promised the Free […]

Don’t blame Bawumia for attacking Mahama over Free SHS: he lacks appreciation of the Twi language – Hannah Bissiw

The National Women’s Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr Hanna Louisa Bissiw has taken a swipe at Vice President Dr Mahamadu Bawumia for verbally attacking former President John Mahama over government’s Free Senior High School policy. Dr. Bawumia, who was speaking at a rally in Kwahu in the Eastern Region last weekend, heavily […]