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General News of Wednesday, 11 August 2021


Ghanaian students smashing academic numbers in the UK

The three are among the top performing kids in the UK The three are among the top performing kids in the UK

• The buzz has not stopped with the twins who made headlines for their sterling performances in the UK A Level examinations

• The Brampton Manor school has shared the news of some of these students of Ghanaian descent

• They are heading to Cambridge University and the University of Warwick

First, it was the news of two boys -twins- who had caught the eye of the BBC after their impressive performances in the A Level examinations, gaining them admission to the Ivy League Schools in the United Kingdom.

The twin brothers of Ghanaian descent, 18-year-old Emmanuel and Ebenezer Boakye, are headed for the Oxford and Cambridge Universities, the BBC reported, to study English Literature, and Spanish and Russian, respectively.

“It's not really sunk in yet. We've always had people in our corner, our mum and the school, supporting and pushing us to do it,” Emmanuel told the BBC when they caught up with him.

Following this news, Twitter has been buzzing with the news of other equally well-performed students of Ghanaian descent, and in the UK.

Here are some of them:

Nana, Cambridge University

Only referred to as Nana, this young Ghanaian girl scored A*A*A in her exams, securing her a place at the Cambridge University.

The Brampton Manor school posted her photo with the caption, “It’s A*A*A for Nana who is heading off to Cambridge university (Trinity college) to study Philosophy. Massive congrats Nana. We are so proud of you.”

Kwesi, University of Warwick

Again posted by Brampton Manor, Kwesi, who also chalked A*A*A in the A-Levels examinations, is headed for the University of Warwick.

“Kwesi achieved A*A*A and will be studying Economics at Warwick. Massive congrats Kwesi,” the school posted.

Kwame, University of Warwick

Also posted by their school, the Brampton Manor school, Kwame is heading to the University of Warwick.

For his performance, he scored A*A*A* and as excited as his school is of his feat, it posted, “Kwame achieved A*A*A* and will be studying Economics at Warwick university. Massive congrats Kwame. We are so proud of you.”

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