Why the most brilliant students do not necessarily become the ‘most successful’ in life

Ghana’s educational system has stratified learners into ‘brilliant’/ ‘intelligent’ students and ‘dull’ students based fundamentally on who can better memorize notes and taught contents mostly in Mathematics, Science and English Language. Such has been our description of intelligence and brilliance that learners who appear lost in these subjects (sometimes due Read more…

Government begins E-payment of LEAP beneficiaries

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has announced an electronic payment platform for beneficiaries on the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP). Addressing journalists at the Information Ministry during the “MEET THE PRESS” series on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, the sector Minister, Hon. Cynthia Mamle Morrison stated that all Read more…

Edtech is the new SaaS

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. The whole crew was back, with Natasha Mascarenhas and Danny Crichton and myself chattering with Chris Gates behind the scenes making it all work. An extra shoutout to Natasha this week as we spent Read more…

Cyber threat startup Cygilant hit by ransomware

Cygilant, a threat detection cybersecurity company, has confirmed a ransomware attack. Christina Lattuca, Cygilant’s chief financial officer, said in a statement that the company was “aware of a ransomware attack impacting a portion of Cygilant’s technology environment.” “Our Cyber Defense and Response Center team took immediate and decisive action to stop the Read more…