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We’ll free private universities from oppressive policies – Prof. Yankah

The Minister of State in charge of tertiary education, Professor Kwesi Yankah, says government’s will free private tertiary institutions from policies that restrict them in their quest to attain full university status. According to Professor Yankah, the stress and difficulties private universities go through will be a thing of the past because government is taking steps to liberate them from ...

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Many private universities in danger of collapsing – Prof. Yankah warns

Professor Kwesi Yankah

The Minister of State in-charge-of-Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah, has warned that many of Ghana’s private universities are in danger of collapse. One of the signs of this danger is in the unused capacity within the private tertiary sector, the Minister noted on the Citi Breakfast Show. There are about 75 private universities operating in Ghana, but they have to ...

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Tax reliefs for private universities commendable – Registrar

The Registrar of the Garden City University College at Kenyasi in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region, Dr. Kweku Owusu Kwarteng, has commended government for the decision to grant tax reliefs to privately-managed tertiary institutions. “It is something that is great for all private universities, great in the sense that it will give us resources to infuse into ...

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#GHBudget: Gov’t announces tax reliefs for private universities

The government has announced that privately-owned universities will be granted some tax reliefs thereby enabling them to thrive and admit more students. Making the announcement in the 2018 budget read in Parliament today, [Wednesday], November 15,  Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, revealed that the private institutions will no longer be required to pay corporate income tax. According to the Minister, investing in the country’s ...

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