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Ghana: 10 students drown after two canoes capsized

– – Some ten junior high school students in Ghana’s northern region have drowned after two canoes they were cruising in capsized in the Oti River. The students numbering 31 were returning from the head teacher’s farm when the disaster happened. The students had gone with the head teacher to harvest rice in Butuin, a community in the overseas area. Seven… Read More
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Looking for a job? Apply for ReadyforWork career accelerator by SFAN

– – Stars From All Nations, the alternative education company that unlocks the potential of Africa’s young geniuses, has launched their long-awaited ReadyforWork career accelerator that brings fresh perspectives to talent development on the continent. ReadyforWork is an immersive digital career accelerator that uses AI and Machine Learning to equip entry-level job seekers with employment skills and help talent managers… Read More
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Ghana: Anglican Church probes priest for kissing female students

– – The Anglican Church of Ghana has condemned an incident in which a priest allegedly kissed some female students. It follows a viral video in which Father Obeng Larbi was captured kissing three students of the St. Monica’s College of Education in the Ashanti region. The video shows the priest on stage inviting the three students for a mouth-to-mouth kiss, one… Read More
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Nigeria: Several university students kidnapped in fresh attack

– – Several university students have been kidnapped in the south-eastern Nigerian state of Abia. Reports say the students of the Abia State University Uturu were moving in a minivan when they ran into the armed gang. According to the authorities in Umuahia, they were kidnapped alongside other travellers. Their kidnapping coincides with the release of some 29 students seized last… Read More
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Nigeria: Five university students killed in less than a week

– – Two more university students have been found dead in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna. This has increased the death toll from the recent killing of university students to five in less than a week. Three students had already been killed by kidnappers on Friday. Twenty students were kidnapped last Tuesday along with three non-academic staff from the… Read More
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Nigeria: Three abducted students killed by kidnappers

– – Three students of the Greenfield University in Kasarami in Kaduna State have been killed by their kidnappers. They were among those abducted from the university on Tuesday. The three students were found shot dead. Authorities said their corpses were found on Friday in Kwanan Bature village, close to the university. Officials said unspecified number of students and a… Read More
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South Africa: Man killed after police shot into student protesters

– – One man has been killed during a protest by students at the University of Witwatersrand on Wednesday. South African police had fired rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse the protesters who are demanding changes to registration and financial aid policies. The man killed wasn’t a student, according to officials. The man was caught in the crossfire right… Read More
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Winners of the SFAN Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award

– – Stars From All Nations, the education company that unlocks the potential of the youth, convened a critical mass of innovators and bright thinkers at the first-ever Global Student Entrepreneurship Week held on September 28-29, 2020.  The two-day event received participation from thought leaders such as Lord Dr. Michael Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE, Global Head of Corporate Citizenship for… Read More
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Ghana: High School closed down over ghost scare

A high school in Ghana’s Upper East Region has been closed down after some students reportedly saw a ghost on campus. Over twenty female students of the Fumbisi Senior High School reportedly collapsed after seeing the said ghost. One student fell from the second floor of the girl’s dormitory after she allegedly saw the frightening creature. She has since lost her… Read More
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Kidnappers demand ransom for Nigerian school girls

Gunmen who kidnapped six female students and two staff members from their hostels at a remote school in northern Nigeria have made a ransom demand, the regional governor said. Armed assailants gained entry to Engravers College, a mixed boarding school in a remote area just south of the city of Kaduna, early on Thursday and seized the victims. “They have… Read More