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The MTN Ghana Foundation in partnership with Women in Tech Africa has launched the maiden edition of the MTN Apps camp for girls, dubbed: “MTN Girl Code: Tech camp for ladies going places.”

The initiative is to encourage young women to participate in coding and computer programming, thus increasing the number of females actively involved in the development of desktop and mobile apps.

Thousands of polytechnic and technical university students across the country are unable to apply for jobs as they have been denied academic certificates.

Though the students have completed their three-year HND courses and served their national service, the polytechnics and the technical universities have not graduated them.

It has now been established that 424,092 students have qualified to be placed in the various Senior High School (SHS) as well as Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) schools under the Ghana Education Service (GES) across the country.

They constitute the first batch of students to enjoy the Free SHS policy introduced by the NPP government as one of its flagship policies.

The 2017 November/December examinations have started earnestly in the Central Region with no challenges recorded so far.

Central Regional Branch Controller of WAEC, Isaac Danso tells ATL FM News all the necessary materials for the exams have been received and distributed to the various centres to ensure a smooth exam.

Arrival and distribution of question papers are closely guarded by Police personnel working with WAEC officials to avoid any form of leakages.