Barack Obama delivered the Commencement Address at Morehouse College on Sunday, May 19. Covering manhood, family, and social responsibility, his talk urged Morehouse men to consider how they could use their degrees to improve their communities and not just themselves.
The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) and the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) threatened a strike effective Monday, March 18 2013, if four major grievances were not addressed by the government.
One cannot help but ask the Ghanaian educational system, “How is it possible that I hand over a child for seven hours every day, five days a week, and you give me back someone who is basically illiterate?”
Capacity Development Centre Ghana in an article cites statistics from the Registrar General’s Department that 92 percent of companies registered are micro, small and medium enterprises. They are noted to contribute not less than 70 percent to the GDP of the country and therefore have significant impact on economic growth, income and employment.