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KJM Foundation Commissions its First Project for 2021 with Beyond the Game Foundation

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The KJM foundation in collaboration with Beyond the Game Foundation, as part of its mandate to provide clean and potable water to deprived communities in Ghana and beyond, has donated a mechanised borehole to the people of Gbenge Korpe a farming community in the Greater Accra region.

The ceremony which took place on the 9th of January, 2021 saw hundreds of village folks in a jubilant mood, most of whom could not hide their joy as a problem that had persisted for years came to an end.

For decades, the community which has a total population of about 486 have had to share their only source of water with cattle and other ruminants. The water body which serves the entire community is heavily polluted by the activities of fisher folks, therefore, making it unsafe to use.

Commissioning the borehole funded by Beyond the Game Foundation, founder of Beyond the Game foundation Dr Chanita Foster, said water is an essential part of our daily lives, therefore, there is the need for everyone to enjoy access to clean and safe potable water. She mentioned the possible ailment one could contract by drinking from an unclean water source, a reason for the act of kindness to the community.

 

She further reiterated her foundation’s commitment to supporting deprived communities in the country to improve upon the quality of life of residents.

 

Goodwill ambassador for KJM foundation in Los Angeles, United States of America, PJ Kev together with the foundation’s director Musa Mousse, expressed their gratitude to the chief and people of Gbenge Korpe for making this project a reality.

 

Founder of the KJM foundation, Mr Emmanuel Kojo Jones-Mensah popularly referred to as Kojo Jones, as part of the exercise, donated books and cash towards the construction of a community school structure which has been the cry of the community for ages.

 

On December 3, 2020, the KJM foundation with support from Beyond the Game Foundation together with volunteers also donated two boreholes to the people of Apiatewa and Adufokrom in the Central Region. This forms part of the foundation’s commitment to ensuring clean and safe water reaches the remotest part of the country.

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JUST IN: 16 people dead in Accra-Kumasi road accident this dawn

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A very sad piece of information coming in has revealed that an accident happened this dawn on the Accra-Kumasi road when two Grindbird Kia buses collided head-on at about 1 am on Friday, February 26, 2021.

The accident was said to have led to 16 people dying on the spot of the accident.

Eyewitness at the scene of the accident revealed that the incident happened on the  Akyem Asafo stretch of the Accra – Kumasi highway causing several people who were on the bus to be severely injured.

Ghana National Fire Service and personnel from the Police Service at the scene of the accident have stated that some people are still trapped in the two accident vehicles.

According to reports, about 5 people have had their heads been cut off after the two cars collided.

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GES Releases School Placement procedure:INFOGRAPHICS

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Ghana Education Service (GES) has finally released an update on the school placement of Junior high school students as they inform them about the self placement procedures to follow when when misses out on their school placement choices.

According to the GES, the delay in the release of the results of the students was due to the presence of the Coronavirus which caused a huge difficulty for them.

Head of the public relations unit of the Ghana Health Service,Cassandra Twum Ampofo in a statement released stated that they are currently setting up call centres in all the 16 regions to attend to any sort of misunderstanding in line with the school place.

Taking to the officail pafe of the GES they shared infographics attached to a statement saying;

Whiles you patiently wait for the release of Placement, feed yourself with #Facts about this year’s #Computerized #School #Placement.
What you need to know 👇👇👇
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I missed out on all my five Choices, what do I do????
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May be an image of text that says 'Ghana Education Service (GES) What you must know on Placement A candidate who did not get any of the choices selected through Automatic Placement should proceed to the Self-Placement portal. Self-Placement is a process that gives such candidates an opportunity to go into the CSSPS portal and select from schools with available vacancies ges.gov.gh @gheduservice info@ges.gov.gh @gheduservice ges official'

May be an image of text that says 'Ghana Education Service (GES) Features of Self-Placement Only Schools with available vacancies are displayed on the portal. ii. Schools with vacancies will be displayed for candidates to choose based on their aggregate. iii. Schools shown have their location and residential options available. iv. A candidate can change schools as many times as possible depending on available spaces. The changes CEASE immediately a candidate enrols in a school. ges.gov.gh @gheduservice info@ges.gov.gh @gheduservice ges official'May be an image of text that says 'Ghana Education Service (GES) The Self-Placement Process A candidate logs into the system using their index number. The candidate chooses their residential preference i.e Day or Boarding. If a candidate selects Boarding, all schools with boarding vacancies will be displayed. b. If candidate selects Day, there will be a drop down menu for the candidate to select: i. Day within catchment area; OR ii. Day outside catchment area ges.gov.gh ges.g @gheduservice info@ges.gov.gh @gheduservice ges official'May be an image of text that says 'Ghana Education Service (GES) The Self-Placement Poces c. The 'Day within catchment area' option displays only schools with Day vacancies within 16km of the JHS the candidate attended. d. Day outside catchment area displays all schools with day vacancies. Before the 'Day outside catchment area' option is effected, the candidate must confirm again if they intend to attend school outside their catchment area as a Day Student e. Programme of choice is selected. After successfully going through this process, Candidate then prints the Placement form and proceeds to the school enrolment. ges.gov.gh @gheduservice info@ges.gov.gh @gheduservice ges official'

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BREAKING: Allotey Jacobs Appointed As Deputy Minister

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News information coming in has revealed that former  Central Regional Chairman for the National Democratic Congress Allotey Jacobs who was suspended from the NDC party for speaking well of the president has received a ministerial appointment.

In a letter which was sent to him from the Functional Executive Committee of the NDC they wrote saying;

The Functional Executive Committee (FEC) of the National Democratic Congress, acting on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party, at its meeting held on Wednesday, the 6th day of May 2020, has suspended you forthwith as a member of the party, pursuant to articles 46(1), 46(6) and 46(8) of the party’s constitution for your persistent anti-party conduct.

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According to reports from reliable sources, the new appointment comes after he was called out by the Functional Executive Committee of the NDC for saying during an interview that he would accept an appointment from the NPP should they offer him a chance.

Allotey Jacobs is said to be made the deputy minister for environment and natural resources and has met all the necessary requirements and has agreed to accept the position given him.

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“Prostitutes needs to be awarded” – Popular Ashawo claims

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The world is truly coming to an end as a very popular commercial worker (prostitute) has taken to social media to share her views on the prostitution job which she does for a living as she calls for them to be acknowledged.

According to the lady whose name is not known, event organizers should also organize an award scheme for prostitutes in Nigeria as they also deserve to be appreciated for the job they do in the country.

She further stressed that they play major roles in the lives of many, adding that even when celebrities go through depression or heartbreak, they seek solace in the arms of sex workers so there they should be awarded.

The commercial worker added that people should appreciate their work because people would kill themselves and die of loneliness should they also decided to go on a strike for some time.

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Drama As Female Student Fights Lecturer, Tears His Shirt For Not Allowing Her Write Exam (+Video)

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A video that is fast going viral on social media has shown moments a young lady was seen tearing the shirt of a lecturer who was invigilating exams that were ongoing in a school in Nigeria.

The incident which took place in Auchi Polytechnic, Edo state- Nigeria saw the lady holding on to the shirt of the lecturer who refused to allow her to sit for the exams after coming to the hall very late than the time set for all to come to the hall.

Reports from social media revealed that the lecturer who was considerate of the lady gave her a malpractice form, meaning she would have to retake the exam but that didn’t go down well with her leading to the tearing of his shirt.

This upset the lady who applied force to express her disappointment in the conduct of the lecturer. Other students present tried to separate the scuffle but the fury of the lady made it impossible

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