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Constitute Councils for Universities or face our wrath – UTAG

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The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), has given government a two-week ultimatum to constitute Councils of the various universities in the country or face their wrath. Even though some councils were constituted few months before the change in government, they have all been dissolved. The National President of UTAG, Harry Agbanu, said the situation has left universities in a ...

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8 tips to make you stand out as a fresh graduate [Article]

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I would like to use this platform to congratulate all my brothers and sisters who have successfully completed their first degree in all corners of the nation and are awaiting their national service. The journey has not been easy because, I charted a similar path in 2010 and graciously completed in 2014. So I know what it means to say ...

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Use local rice for school feeding programme – Group

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The Ghana Rice Inter-Professional Body (GRIB), has called on government to procure made in Ghana rice for government agencies and institutions such as Ghana prisons and schools on government’s school feeding programme. According to them, government must set the pace by buying locally grown rice for the ordinary Ghanaian to follow. Speaking at a National Rice Standards and Certification Workshop, ...

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LLB Graduates file for injunction on July 14 entrance exams

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A group calling itself the Concerned LLB Graduates, has run to court to seek an interlocutory injunction to stop the upcoming entrance examination and interview session for potential students seeking enrollment into the Ghana Law School. The General Legal Council (GLC) has vowed to organize the exams on July 14, 2017, and continue with the interview despite a plea from ...

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University of Leicester launches PhD programmes in Ghana

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The University of Leicester has reached an agreement with its partner agency in Ghana, the International Distance Education Centre, (IDEC) to introduced PhD programmes as part of its distance learning courses in Ghana. The distance learning PhD programme is ideal for those who live away from Leicester or who want to combine working for a research degree with their professional ...

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Winneba High Court dismisses UEW application

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The Winneba High Court, presided over by His Lordship Justice George Atto Mills-Graves, today [Monday], dismissed the preliminary objections by the Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba. On June 16 this year, counsel for the University and the Ministry of Education, Peter Zwennes, prayed the court to dismiss the suit, because in their view, the plaintiff, Supi Kwayera, ...

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Webster University Ghana introduces 2 new undergraduate programs

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In an effort to maintain its lead in developing global citizens for individual excellence, Webster University (Ghana), has introduced two new undergraduate programs for the 2017/2018 academic year. The new programs, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Bachelor of Science in Finance, have been added to the existing Bachelor of Arts program in Management, Media Communications and International Relations as ...

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Adaklu chief supports ‘hunchback’ JHS graduate

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Chief of Adaklu -Waya, Togbega Lablulu has pledged to support the treatment of the Junior High School graduate with a hunchback at Adaklu in the Volta Region. Bernice Ekpeh, developed the hunchback at age 6 and had since been suffering pains in her spine. Although the condition has delayed the education, the 20-year-old pupil’s zeal to become a Nurse in future has helped ...

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Inadequate funding impeding higher education – Asantehene

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The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has advocated a review of the law that mandates universities to remit 34 percent of their internally-generated funds to the government. “I would wish that Parliament reconsiders and reviews that law for the sake of the future of our universities,” he said. He pointed out that the nation should brainstorm to find a more ...

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Five Zuarungu high school students remanded for rioting

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The Bolgatanga Magistrate court has remanded into police custody five students of Zuarungu Senior High School in the Upper East Region. The five were arrested and arraigned before court on Wednesday 5th July 2017 after rioting and damaging school properties over postponement of an entertainment program on Saturday  July 1, 2017. The five are; Atule Emmanuel, Victor Ibrahim, and Neina ...

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