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Kofi Adams slams gov’t over ‘delayed’ subventions for universities

The National Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams, has accused government of mismanaging tertiary institutions in the country, following delays in the release of subventions for the University of Ghana. His comment comes on the back of indications by the University of Ghana that workers’ salaries for March 2018 will be delayed due to government’s failure ...

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UG could be ‘auctioned’ over $64m deal – NAPO warns

Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Education Minister, Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has said that the University of Ghana risk being privatized if it fails to meet its obligations in a $64 million agreement it entered into with a private company, Africa Integras. The Minister, who said this in an interview with Peace FM’s Kwame Sefa Kayi indicated that the University under the previous government, entered into ...

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UG management averts National Security takeover of medical centre

The timely intervention of the authorities at the University of Ghana averted a takeover of the school’s medical centre by National Security this [Saturday] morning. About 15 National Security operatives invaded the premises to carry out orders given by the Health Minister in a letter sighted by Citi News. Speaking to Citi News shortly after the National Security officials had ...

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58% of voters expect Mahama to contest in 2020 – Report

A survey conducted by the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, has revealed that 58% of voters believe that former President John Dramani Mahama, will lead the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2020 elections. Head of the Political Science Department, Dr. Bossman Asare, who made this revelation while presenting the survey findings, said : “We wanted ...

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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’ 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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UG to build 600kW wind turbine

The University of Ghana is preparing to wean itself off the national grid by building a 600kW wind turbine to supply it with electricity. This was announced by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro-Owusu, at the school’s 2017 November congregation on Saturday. He said the turbine, which will be sited at the Legon campus will be ...

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University of Ghana embarks on initiative to eradicate poverty in Ghana

   The Institute of Applied Science and Technology (IAST), University of Ghana, has launched the Economic Inclusion and Poverty Eradication Project (EIPEP) workshop to discuss, plan and implement strategies to achieve a total poverty free country. The opening ceremony of the workshop held on 14th August, 2017 was attended by dignitaries, Ministers of state, traditional leaders, small scale farmers, business ...

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We’re under pressure over absence of governing council – UG Registrar

The management of the University of Ghana is under pressure from lecturers and other workers at the school over the absence of a governing council. Almost 40 professorial appointments at the University of Ghana are on hold due to the failure of government to constitute a governing council for the University. According to the Registrar and Secretary to the Council ...

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GRASAG UG election results upheld

The Judicial Committee of the University of Ghana chapter of the Graduate Students Association of Ghana, (GRASAG), on Monday gave its verdict on petitions challenging the results of the April 26 GRASAG-UG executive election. The committee ruled that, the declaration of results made by the Electoral Commission on Saturday, April 29, 2017, be upheld to be the valid results of ...

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