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CCTV footage exposes suspected Legon thief

A man captured on a closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage stealing from the “Little Legon” bungalows has been arrested and detained by the police. The University of Ghana Staff, who are living in these bungalows, have been experiencing frequent break-ins which led to them setting up a CCTV camera to monitor activities in the area. That decision has been justified as ...

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Old Vandal killing: Lawyer wants accused person discharged

The defense counsel for the 23-year-old footballer who allegedly stabbed to death a former student of the University of Ghana during an argument, has prayed a Madina District Court to discharge his client. Mr Derrick Adu-Gyamfi who represented George Osei Mensah, the accused, argued that there had been an unreasonable delay in the trial of his client. He pointed out to ...

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Fight for UG Medical centre – Aryeetey urges authorities

The immediate past Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Ernest Aryeetey, has charged the current university administration not to give up on their fight to claim overall control of the University of Ghana Medical Centre, which has not been operational a year after portions it was inaugurated in 2016. There is a current stand-off  between the University of Ghana ...

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UG students leave for World Universities debate championship

The University of Ghana will be represented by two students from the University of Ghana Debate Society at the World University Debate Championship in Mexico from Wednesday, 27th December, 2017, to Thursday, 4th January, 2018. This will be the third appearance of University of Ghana, and the only University from Ghana to participate in that context. The first was in ...

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Old Vandal ‘killer’ remanded; case adjourned to January 9

The prime suspect in the killing of an old Vandal at the Commonwealth Hall of the University of Ghana, has been remanded in police custody to reappear before the court on January 9, 2018. At the first court hearing on Tuesday, the Madina District Magistrate Court presided over by His Lordship, Richard Delali Anku, adjourned the case to give the ...

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Old Vandal ‘killer’ has never been our student – Legon VC

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Prof. Ebenezer Owusu Oduro, has said that the suspect in the murder case involving a former resident of Commonwealth Hall is not a student of the school whether past a present. He has since advised the general public not to associate the incident with current students of the school. Speaking an interview with ...

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Gallons of treated water go waste at Okponglo [Photos]

Several thousands of gallons of treated water are gushing out at the main entrance of the University of Ghana. Pedestrians told Citi News’ Caleb Kudah that the water started flowing since Tuesday night. Caleb traced it to a huge industrial pipe burst at the construction yard of Sonitra not far from the Legon branch of the Ghana Water Company Limited. ...

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University of Ghana students angry over increased fees

There is growing disquiet among continuing students of the University of Ghana over the rise in their fees for the 2017/2018 academic year. Each year, the university’s increases fees based on prevailing inflation rate plus 2%. But some of the students who have been speaking to Citi News say the current fees are expensive, and are appealing for a reduction. One ...

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CWG Ghana awards UG’s best graduating student in Computer Science

CWG Ghana has rewarded the best graduating student of the Computer Science Department of the University of Ghana, Legon, Jessie Kwakyewa Effah, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Ms. Effah beat over 120 other students to pick up the top prize with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.63. CWG Ghana presented a gift to the ...

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Stop speculations about student’s death – UG

The management of the University of Ghana has urged the public to desist from spreading rumours about the circumstances leading to the death of a Level 400 student of the school, after she fell from the 4th floor corridor of the Akuafo Hall residence. The deceased, crashed her head when she fell on the dawn of Wednesday, March 10, 2017. ...

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