- Ghana clinched two gold medals and silver at the just-ended 2022 WorldSkills Africa Competition held in Namibia
- Two of the young competitors won gold medals in Mechanical Engineering CAD and Web Technology
- Beautiful photos and videos from the presentation at the closing ceremony have emerged on social media
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Ghana has won two gold medals and silver at the just-ended 2022 WorldSkills Africa Competition held in Namibia.
Two of the young competitors, Louis Morgan and Manfuki Yao Agbo, won gold medals in Mechanical Engineering CAD and Web Technology, respectively.
Ibrahim Adam won silver in Fashion Technology and Electrical Installation, according to Educationghana.
Receiving the medals
The presentations took place during the closing ceremony of the WorldSkills Africa Competition on Saturday, April 2, 2022.
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WorldSkills Swakopmund 2022 is the skills competition for the overall capacity building of WorldSkills Africa 2020-2022.
The team from Ghana
This year's contest saw Ghana's contingent compete against their compatriots from Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda, Madagascar, Zambia, DRC, Ethiopia, and one Refugee representing WorldSkills International.
The country presented competitors for Welding, Web Technology, Mechatronics, Automobile Technology, Mechanical Engineering CAD, Fashion Technology, Hairdressing, Electrical Installation, and Bricklaying.
In a Facebook post by Commission for TVET Ghana, seen by YEN.com.gh, the team has been celebrated for the achievement.
See the post below:
Final-Year KNUST Student Wins National What Do You Know Quiz
YEN.com.gh previously reported that Nicholas Obeng, a final-year student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST, emerged winner of the National 'What Do You Know' quiz.
The Chemical Engineering learner received a reward of GHc1,000 for defeating his contenders to clinch the top place.
In a shot on Twitter, Obeng can be seen with a cheque showing the amount as he posed with it.
2021 National Essay Competition: Brilliant Female Student Amanor Yohunor Wins Contest
Also, a brilliant student, Amanor Yohunor of Ghana Senior High School Koforidua, GHANAS, emerged as the winner of the 2021 National Essay Competition.
She clinched the trophy by defying competition from her contenders Michael Kissi Asrifi from Presbyterian Boys' Senior High School, Legon, and Adamu Ayishatu from Presbyterian Senior High Technical School, Aburi, who won the first runner-up and second runner-up respectively.
For her winning prize, Yohunor received US$5,000 while Michael Kissi Asrifi and Adamu Ayishatu took home US$3,000 and US$2000 respectively, culminating in an educational grant of US$10,000 from UBA Ghana.
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