- The names of the top ten students participating in The Literacy Challenge 2023 finale have emerged
- The stage is now set for an exciting competition to determine who will win the coveted GH¢10,000 cash reward
- The finalists were chosen from a group of 50 SHS pupils who underwent a mandated aptitude test
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The top ten students who have qualified to compete in the 2023 edition of The Literacy Challenge finale have been officially announced.
They were selected from over 50 junior high school students who took a mandatory aptitude test at the Accra Digital Centre.
Top 10 to contest for cash prize
The selected contestants will engage in a classic quiz competition to vie for the grand prize of GH¢10,000 at the grand finale.
The competition, which received an overwhelming response, saw the ten best students selected from 50 pupils chosen from a pool of 1,000 contestants.
See their photos below:
About The Literacy Challenge
The Literacy Challenge selects and rewards the country's most outstanding junior high school pupils after a series of tough tests.
For the 2023 edition, interested students were expected to write a compelling story of at least 600 words, culminating with the statement: The happiest people do not have the best of everything; they make the best of everything they have.
The Literacy Challenge, a Citi 97.3 FM programme, is a statewide literacy campaign in Ghana.
Ghanaian wins 2023 Ghana’s Strongest
Previously, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian athlete Godfred Akolbila won the 2023 Ghana’s Strongest contest after defeating his fierce contenders.
He won after his exceptional performance in a series of staggering challenges, including the Truck Pull, Jumbo Deadlift, Superset Bench Press, Giant Tyre Flip, and Aboboyaa Deadlift.
Akolbila was among the competitors across the country who pushed themselves to the utmost in the fiercely contested battle.
Paa Kwesi Asare wins 2023 BBC News Komla Dumor Award
Also, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian presenter Paa Kwesi Asare became the first Ghanaian to win the prestigious BBC News Komla Dumor Award.
The Ghanaian media personality, whose impressive work earned him the 2023 honour, has been an employee at Ghana-based TV3 since 2016.
The fast-rising African media star joins past winners Dingindaba Jonah Buyoya (Zambia), Victoria Rubadiri (Kenya), Solomon Serwanjja (Uganda), Waihiga Mwaura (Kenya), Amina Yuguda (Nigeria), Didi Akinyelure (Nigeria), and Nancy Kacungira (Uganda) on the list.
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