Nadia Chelpang from the Northern Regional capital, Tamale was adjudged the winner of the 2020 Spelling Bee competition.
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She beat off completion from 150 other contestants to emerge champion.
Nadia is a pupil of the Alhassan Gbanzaba Memorial School in Tamale. She is also the first person from the Northern Region to win the completion, which is a decade old.
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For her price, she take home return ticket to Washington DC, USA to represent Ghana in the 93rd Scripts Spelling Bee contest.
Nadia will also a GHS 4000 prize money, an engraved golden trophy, a DSTV decoder plus one year’s subscription, and GHS 1,000 gift voucher for books, a certificate of recognition, among other prizes from sponsors.
The event which took place at the Great Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) on Saturday, Febrauary 1, 2020 also saw Aku-Mishee of the University of Ghana Basic School, placed second while Joel of Victoria Grammar School placed third.
For their prices, the second place, Aku-Mishee will also receive a return ticket to Kenya, cash prize of GHS 2,000, GHS 800 worth of gift voucher for books, a silver medal, a DSTV decoder plus 6 months’ subscription, a certificate of recognition, among other prizes.
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Third place, Joel will take home a cash prize of GHS 1,500, a DSTV decoder, GHS 500 worth of gift voucher for books, a bronze medal, certificate of recognition among other prizes from sponsors.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a British court documents has revealed that Europe’s largest aerospace multinational company, Airbus paid bribes to some top Ghanaian officials during the Mills-Mahama era between 2009-2015.
According to the document sighted by YEN.com.gh, Ghana is amongst five countries Airbus paid millions of dollars in bribes to in exchange for contracts.
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