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Doribabs School Complex Among The Top 10 Best Basic Schools In Ghana

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Doribabs School Complex which is one the best basic school in the Central Region, situated on the Cape Coast Yamoransa Highway (Near Moree Toll Booth) in the Abura Asebu Kwamankese (AAK), was adjudged the Overall Best Basic School in the district. The school came top in the 2017 BECE, beating 99 other schools to emerge the best school in the district for the second consecutive time.

Doribabs swept three out of the four academic laurels in the district last year and seven out of 10 awards at the 2018 Independence Day Parade.

Ms. Selasie Ewurama Gomado, an immediate past student of the school and currently a student of the Wesley Girls’ High School in Cape Coast, won the 2018 President’s Independence Day Award for the Central Region as the Best Pupil of the 2017 Basic Education Graduates.

The Proprietress of the school, Madam Doris Baaba Simpson, said the school would continue to give a solid foundation based on moral and high disciplinary values to its pupils and students.
Two of the school’s past students, Golden Sekyi Asumadu, who is currently a student of the St Augustine’s College emerged the Best Student in the Boys Category, and Kawa Andrews, a student of the Wesley Girls’ High School, won the 2nd Runner-Up place in the Girls Category in the district.

The school has won so many awards which include the recent 2018 presidential award for Central Region, also Best BECE School in the year 2016 and 2017 in A.A.K. District. Doribabs has also won a Michigan Iconic Partner of the Year 2015/2016 and Most Resourced School in the District.

The most recent one is having a teacher emerging as the Central Regional Best JHS Teacher and among the top 50 selected finalists for National Teacher Prize 2018, being Mr. Daniel Kwamena Essel. So far, Doribabs School Complex is the first ever Private school to be part of this prestigious Award Scheme in Ghana.

Doribabs School Complex which was founded by Madam Doris Baaba Simpson on Tuesday 8th September 2009 has swept so many awards both regional and National within its 9th year of existence.

Admission begun officially on 9th September 2009 with 15 pupils and its first batch of students were presented for the 2016 Basic Education Certificate Examination (B.E.C.E. by W.A.E.C.) under the tutelage of Mr. Daniel Kwamena Essel. The least grade among the candidates who sat for the B.E.C.E was 09 with the aggregate grade ranging from 8 ones, 7ones and 6 ones down to the least.

Among the 93 schools who sat, the examination in the District, Doribabs School Complex emerged the overall Best School. Master Emmanuel Egyir Kotsiah was the first Head Prefect of the school and also emerged the best student among the first batch of the school.

All the students within the batch that year had admissions into the First Class Senior High Schools in the Country. This has been the same for the subsequent batches. Visit www.doribabsschool.com for more details. To God be the Glory!

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Meet ken kojo Adams, the young ghanaian whose paintings can make you go hungry

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Food as we all know is any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink in order to maintain life and growth.

I was sitting under a big mango tree one hot Saturday afternoon reminiscing on how granny used to force me just to eat from her kitchen when I used to stay with her in the village. A series of questions which I couldn’t get answers to kept running through my mind; why have we abandoned granny’s kitchen and going after fast food.

Food does more than fuelling and restoring the body with energy. According to study, some individuals going through depression recover quickly after taking in a very good meal, the satisfaction alone brings back some memories hence food being a solution to some of our psychological problems.

At the moment food is very prestigious and you can testify to the fact that food makes us keep some people in our memories and I can honestly say, I haven’t enjoyed groundnut soap for the past four years after i lost my mom, it’s very unfortunate that we are forgoing our culture in the name of technological advances and the acceptance of others culture. My people, we have to reclaim our tradition.

Culture is also influenced by food through various ways such as tradition, religion and family. This aspects are what makes us distinct from others and created a whole new society.

There are variety of food which represents the various ethnic groups in Ghana, and this is another rich culture we have to protect for the benefit of the future generations.

Gone are the days when we cherish our local foods but now we only take selfies with round open pie made with yeast dough and topped with tomato sauce, cheese, and a variety of other ingredients and we call that strength living, LOL, what made you forget about the fresh kontomire leaves with your fresh plantain or cocoyam….our generation has lost it we choosing weakness over strength.

This is the time to promote your own.

Let’s talk about “Banku”, I’m sorry wetting your appetite.

Banku is a Ghanaian dish which is cooked by a proportionate mixture of fermented corn and cassava dough in hot water into a smooth, whitish paste, served with soup, stew or a pepper sauce with fish. It is mostly preferred by the people of the Southern Regions of Ghana; the Ewe tribe of the Volta Region, the Fante and the Ga tribe but also eaten across the other regions in Ghana. Banku is found throughout Ghana, and is one of the staple foods enjoyed by all tribes in the country.

I feel that sharp pain in my heart whenever I remember some of the pioneers of this mouth watering meal files a letter of departure from Ghana. Could this be possible?, are we also going to say bye bye to the meal because they are the originators, this will probably lead to segregation which isn’t good and that’s why I suggest, just as banku and its captivating green accompaniment has been recognized and adapted by almost every ethnic group in Ghana, so should we know that we are one people and there is a common culture that holds us together.

No two ways about this, ‘banku’ is the most commonest meal every Ghanaian might have tasted, we enjoy that and have the originators in mind. Refusing to correct what is wrong is what makes it a mistake. Let love lead, Ghana.

Oh less I forget!
what’s your thought on left over Banku 😋.

Left over banku lasts for up to a week, and some prefer to keep it longer than that because the fermentation process gives it more flavour and taste if stored properly. I dare you to try that.

The best feeling is when grand mom gives you your favorite.

Below are paintings from the young artist.

Story by Ken Kojo Adams

@kenkojoadams
#madeinghana
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Young blogger UrsTruly Praiz launches the Ghana Unite Campaign ahead of 2020 elections

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Elections both presidential and parliamentary as well as on any other level is one basic characteristic of every democratic nation on earth and it is just another form of exercise that gives the general masses with legitimacy in voting to make Choices and decisions as to whom they deem potential enough to hold the mantle of rule.

Amidst Ghana’s preparations towards December 7th general elections dubbed the very 8th one since time in memorial, much has been said and done thereby leaving some with joy but others in great fear and suspense.

Well, we at PraizFame Media Africa Inc, the owners of wwww.urstrulypraiznews.com regard this year’s elections as another very simple nationwide activity that should be conducted with so much peace and understanding void of fights,misunderstandings and forceful but illegal movements by anyone and for that reason comes the peace dubbed campaign “Ghana Unite”.

This very new development is one of the social media campaigns that has been set to promote peaceful atmosphere before and after the elections come December.

The masses acclaimed Ghana’s youngest blogger Emmanuel Quainoo Otoo professionally known as UrsTruly Praiz spearheads this very initiative and urges all Ghanaians to jump on this.

All one has to do is to share a 30 seconds video of him/herself urging Ghanaians to ensure peaceful atmosphere before and after the elections on WhatsApp number 0264770404

Let’s join hands and make this happen for Ghana is all that Ghanaians have.

Story: UrsTruly Praiz

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AWO KOMI BEAT COMPETITION TO EMERGE WINNER AT THE 40 UNDER 40 AWARDS 2020

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Awo Komi has emerged winner at the just ended Forty Under 40 Awards held on 25th September 2020 at the Kempinski Hotel, Accra.

The Forty Under 40 Awards had 40 categories and Awo Komi beat the competition to emerge the winner for the Food/Catering and Beverage category.

The Food/Catering and Beverages category had nominees like David Agongo Nsor (Dave Culinary and Event Firm), Dr. Nana Achiaa Ankrah ( Saliscom Limited, Arise Food), Sylvia Tweneboah Koduah( Noa ma me), Mariam Senou Mohammed ( Tasty Trails), and Benjamin Nii Amo ( Awo Komi).

Awo Komi is a food production company that produces special and delicious Ga kenkey in an appealing way. It has branches across Accra in areas such as at Okponglo, Legon, First Light Kaneshie all in Accra.

The Forty Under 40 Awards is usually organized in order to identify, honor, and celebrate a cross-section of the nation’s most influential and accomplished young business leaders under the age of forty from a wide range of industries.

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