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The Northern Regional Director of Education, Mohammed Haroun popularly known as ‘Cambodia’ says he feels embarrassed as a Regional Director of education anytime the school rankings are released and sees the schools from his Region at the 10th position.

This, according to him, can be attributed to the lack of pathological skills and the teaching methodology from both pupil teachers and volunteer teachers to impact on the children.

SOS Tamale from the Tamale Metropolis in the Northern Region have been adjudged the national robotics champions for 2018 after a fierce contest with other top basic and second cycle institutions, MyNewsGh.com can report.

Information reaching DAILY GUIDE indicates that a teacher at the Salaga Senior High School (SHS) in the East Gonja District of the Northern Region has shot and wounded one Mohammed Abdul-Rauf, 19.

Mohammed Abdul-Rauf, a student of the school, sustained multiple gunshot wounds on both legs.

The victim informed the Salaga Police that he was shot by one Asuma Sulley, a teacher in his school.

The victim was subsequently treated and discharged at the Salaga District Hospital.

DAILY GUIDE gathered that the victim and his colleagues were suspended by the school for smoking Marijuana ‘Wee’ in the bush nearby the school.

Last weekend, the victim and his suspended colleagues, who attended an entertainment programme, were seen on campus by the school cadets who informed the teacher.

Mr. Asuma Sulley stormed the campus but the suspended students quickly vacated the school’s premises.

He later met them on the way and confronted them, resulting in the shooting of the victim.

The Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), DSP Yusif Mohammed Tanko, who confirmed the incident to DAILY GUIDE, said efforts are underway to apprehend the teacher to assist in investigations.

Source: Daily Guide

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has revealed that Cabinet has given its approval for the Wa and Navrongo campuses of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Tamale, to become autonomous universities.

A group calling itself Concerned Citizens of Upper West Region have berated political leaders in the region, especially the eleven MP’s for showing gross indifference and silence in the struggle to reverse a decision by authorities of the University for Development Studies ( UDS) to move several courses that are run at the Wa campus of the school to the Tamale campus under a so-called realigned of programmes.

A form two General Arts female boarding student of the Damongo Senior High School in the Northern region has suffered complications after she allegedly attempted to illegally terminate her nearly six months old pregnancy while in school.

School authorities were not aware of the incident until doctors at the Damongo hospital reported to them.

Friends of the student had secretly transported her in a hired tricycle to the hospital for treatment on Saturday night when she complained bitterly about severe bouts of stomach cramps or pains.

Midway into the journey, the student started to struggle with pains and later delivered a stillborn fetus which resulted in the complications.

Upon arrival at the hospital, doctors there refused to admit the student until they got permission from the school authorities. After deliberations, the friends who took her to the hospital agreed for the doctors to contact the school management about the matter.

A senior management member of the school who refused to be named confirmed the report to Starr News. He said the student was later admitted and treated after authorities were made aware of the “emergency” matter.

School authorities have informed parents of the student, according to the staff, and the student has been taken home for further treatment.

He disclosed that a disciplinary committee meeting had been held over the matter and the student would face punishment when she returns.

The Damongo Senior High School has consistently been grabbing negative headlines in the last two years. In 2017, some seven students were indefinitely suspended after they were allegedly caught engaging in immoral acts.

And in this year, only some two months ago, the headmaster burnt some 300 mobile phones belonging to students after an overnight raid in dormitories.

source: ghanaweb.com

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