Archive for stories on education within the Ghanaian Muslim community.

Bawumia, Mahama promise to establish Islamic colleges of education

Accra: The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has become the latest flagbearer of a political party to promise the establishment of Islamic Colleges of Education

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Muslim pupil fails to overturn school prayer ban in UK Court

London: A Muslim pupil in the United Kingdom has lost a court challenge against a top London school’s ban on prayer rituals in a case about freedom of religion in

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FOMWAG raises funds to complete $5 million educational complex

Accra: The Federation of Muslim Women in Ghana (FOMWAG) has initiated a fund-raising campaign to raise over $5million for the completion of its school project at Achiaman in the Greater

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Study Abroad: Hijabis advised to chose schools in religiously tolerant communities

Young Muslim women seeking to study abroad have been advised to gauge the religious tolerance of the local communities of their prospective schools before selecting them.

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Jamila Dawud: the muslim scholar who studied english without going to school

Without secular education at the basic level, it is almost a certainty that one could not take full advantage of opportunities that acquiring a school certificate brings in terms of good job opportunities, and a good social life.  

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UAE University honours Ghanaian female muslim scholar for Community Service

Jamila Dawud, a Ghanaian Muslim scholar has been awarded the Al Qasimiya University Distinguished Graduate in Community Service for her role in empowering women to study Islam

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Daughter makes mother prostrate at graduation

Accra – Fati Hamidu, mother of Fauzeeya Jamal-Deen had no option but to kneel and prostrate in public when the name of her daughter was mentioned as a receipt of

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Wesley Girls PTA endorses no fasting policy

Accra – The Parent and Teachers Association (PTA) of Wesley Girls Senior High School (SHS) says it is satisfied with the school’s no-fasting policy. The policy, the association said was

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Methodist Church Defies GES Fasting Directive

Accra – The Methodist Church of Ghana has taken “strong exception” to the directive of the Ghana Education Service (GES), which allows Muslim students to fast during Ramadhan. According to

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Methodist Church reiterates commitment to resolving Wesley Girls’ fasting brouhaha

Accra – The leadership of the Methodist Church in Ghana have assured Muslims of its commitment to resolving the impasse arising from the decision of the management of Wesley Girls

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