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Lift your people out of poverty – chiefs admonished


A lecturer at the University of Cape Coast, Professor Livingstone Kobina Sam-Amoah, has asked chiefs in the country to have development plans to elevate their communities out of poverty. According to him, chiefs must be initiators of development projects. Speaking at a public lecture at Assorku in the Shama District of the Western Region to commemorate the one year anniversary ...

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Seek approval before going for loans – Nana Addo to universities


President Nana Akufo-Addo has urged public universities to seek approval from the Finance Ministry and the Attorney General before getting any loan facilities. Akufo-Addo said this at the graduation ceremony of some medical doctors at the University of Cape Coast on Saturday. The directive comes after a long drawn dispute between the University of Ghana and some players in the ...

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Don’t see rural postings as punishment – Nana Addo to doctors


President Nana Akufo-Addo has admonished young doctors to accept postings in rural communities in the country. He said they shouldn’t see that as a punishment but a way of contributing their quota to the development of Ghana. Ghana’s doctor to patient ratio currently stands at one doctor to 8,000 patients a situation the president described as “woefully inadequate.” The President ...

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B/A: Students encouraged to create jobs


A Senior Lecturer at the Guidance and Counseling Department of the Catholic University of Ghana-Fiapre in the Brong Ahafo Region, Prince Affum has advised graduating students from the country’s universities to create job opportunities for themselves by diversifying into areas that will make them self-employable. He urged graduates to develop entrepreneurial skills and take advantage of employable opportunities in the ...

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We need UCC Tamale campus – Distance Education students 


Leaders of the Northern Regional chapter of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Distance Education Students Association of Ghana (DESAG) are unhappy about the university authority’s delay in establishing its campus in Tamale. This, according to the DESAG leadership is making the UCC distance education system unattractive to prospective applicants and continuing students in Northern Ghana. The association’s President, Ziblim ...

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UCC rustication: SRC calls for calm after court order


The Students Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Cape Coast has called for calm among angry students who are threatening to demonstrate against school authorities. The SRC president, Tony Henry Arthur at a press conference this morning said the students petitioned him to go on a demonstration in solidarity with their twenty colleagues rusticated by the university. They were ...

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UCC Graduates 2,214 Post-Graduate students


A total of 2,214 students who pursued various post-graduate programmes at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) graduated at the 49th congregation on Saturday. They included 51, PhD, 266 MPhil, and 1,719 MBA, MSc, MEd, MA as well as Post-Graduate Diploma and Post Graduate Certificate in various disciplines including nursing. Addressing the congregation, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Joseph Ghartey Ampiah ...

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UCC wins GUSA cross-country competition

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Representatives of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) deservedly stayed on course to win the 21st the Inter-University cross-country competition held over the weekend at the University for Development Studies (UDS). The 12-kilometres race, organised by the Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA), involved 80 participants each in the men and women’s divisions from eight public universities including, the UCC, UDS, University ...

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