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2017-10-12

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[N] Gov’t withdraws Zongo Development Fund bill

2017-10-11

[B] Ghana woos investors at IMF/World Bank Meetings
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[N] Tension in Bimbila ahead of late chief burial Thursday
[N] Akufo-Addo's 'one achievement, one launch' is new NPP strategy
[N] God is the reason - 13-year-old KNUST student says
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[N] Parliament tasks 3 committees to investigate gas explosions
[N] Mansco Gas must compensate explosion victims – Mahama Ayariga
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2017-10-10

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[N] Earlier charges against Delta Forces dropped
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[N] AUCC founder launches book about his life as public servant and private citizen

2017-10-09

[S] Ghana Rugby team beats Mauritius in impressive Sevens campaign
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[N] Petrochemical workers opposed gov’t's new policy on gas explosions – Abu Ramadan
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[N] Court grants withdrawal of application against lawyer for EC boss
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2017-10-08

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[ 2017-10-11 ]

Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa

God is the reason - 13-year-old KNUST student says
Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa, the 13-year-old student of
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
has credited her success in the academia and life,
to the grace of God. 

Speaking to JOYFM’s Kojo Yankson on the Super
morning show on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, which
marks International Girl Child Day, Ruth said her
success in school is owed to the grace of God
coupled with her efforts and determination to rise
to the top. 

Ruth who sat for the Basic Education Certificate
Examination (BECE) at age 9 said, she did not see
her age or sex as any form of disadvantage and
that she saw no mentionable difference between she
and her classmates. 

She also described her experience as a great one
devoid of all the drama and stereotype that is
associated with being a girl.

Ruth, who is currently reading BSc Mathematics at
KNUST says she is using her current course of
study as a stepping stone as she believes,
Mathematics will broaden her mind to assimilate
greater things.

The teenager said she intends to read computer
science later in life and use those skills to help
mother Ghana. 

She advised young girls her age to place God first
and never relegate him for any reason and to take
their books seriously and also heed the advice of
their parents, since their parents know what is
good for them.

An amalgamation of these factors will grant them
the success they seek, she admonished.   

Source - Myjoyonline.com



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