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Retraction: UEW saga: VC must step down as part of settlement – Plaintiff

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This is to retract an earlier publication by citifmonline.com with the headline; “UEW saga: VC must step down as part of settlement – Plaintiff.” We acknowledge that, the story about alleged terms of an out-of-court settlement thought to have been proposed by Alexander Kwamena Afenyo-Markin, lawyer for the Plaintiff, in the litigation regarding the leadership standoff at the University of Education, Winneba, ...

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UTAG embarks on indefinite strike today

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Members of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), will today [Monday], embark on an indefinite nationwide strike to protest over a court ruling which directed the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), to step aside temporarily. The strike is in solidarity with the UTAG-UEW, whose members have already laid down their tools since July 2017. UTAG views the court’s directive ...

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UTAG to strike on Sept.18 in solidarity with UEW

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Members of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) nationwide, will embark on a strike on September 18 2017, in protest against a court ruling which directed the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), to step aside temporarily. This strike is in solidarity with the UTAG-UEW, whose members have already laid down their tools since July 2017. The National Executive Committee ...

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Governing Council of University of Education, Winneba inaugurated

Prof Yankah, Minister of State in Charge of Tertiary Education, leading the council members into the conference room after a photo session

The Minister of State in-charge of Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah, yesterday inaugurated the Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) with a charge on the members to use their vast experience to restore calm on the campuses of the university. The council, chaired by Prof. Emmanuel Nicholas Abakah, is expected to champion, among others, the implementation of ...

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UEW crisis: Court ruling attack on academic freedom – UTAG

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The University Teachers Association (UTAG) has described the court decision ordering the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba and Finance Officer to step aside as an attack on academic freedom. According to the Association, their members at the UEW campus who are currently on strike are being forced to work under what it described as “court imposed management.” ...

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UEW UTAG divided over strike against court ruling

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Members of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) at the University of Education, Winneba, are divided over the recent strike declared by their president. According to some of the lecturers, their President, Dr. Samuel Ofori Bekoe, did not consult them before declaring the strike. This was triggered by last Friday’s court ruling which directed the Vice Chancellor to step aside ...

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Of dishonesty and bad leadership: The case of UTAG-UEW leadership [Article] 

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Majority of UEW lecturers have been quietly following and monitoring the goings on of the court matters involving our great UEW. It is important to first note that this quiet and cool attitude of the majority of lecturers should not be interpreted to mean lack of concern. It is rather a trait of people who are mature and deep in ...

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NAPO must intervene in UEW crisis – Minority

Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education

The Minority in Parliament is demanding an immediate intervention by government in the current impasse that has rocked the University of Education, Winneba. They want the Minister of Education Matthew Opoku Prempeh to mediate in the crisis which affected the smooth running of the school. A Winneba High Court on Friday ordered the Vice Chancellor of the university to step ...

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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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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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