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October 25, 2017 2:20 PM Private institutions in Ghana submit misleading information for accreditation – UNESCO

The subject of unaccredited institutions offering tertiary education in Ghana is common knowledge, while the acquisition of degrees by some Ghanaians from unaccredited and bogus institutions from overseas is known to plague the Ghanaian society, but a UNESCO report released October 24, 2017 has pointed these out. UNESCO’s 2017/8 Global Education Monitoring 93

October 24, 2017 8:24 AM Profitable operations across the board boost sales for Goldplat

Gold sold and transferred by Goldplat PLC () during the three months to end-September amounted to 14,374 ounces, a 95% increase on the 7,382 ounces sold and transferred during the corresponding period a year ago. The production boost came on the back of profitability at an operational level from all the different Goldplat divisions. In particular, at the Kilimapesa 62

October 23, 2017 11:27 PM Ghana Scores Low Marks In Local Investor Participation In New Barclay’s Index

Ghana’s financial market has low local participation compared to its peers in some African countries, the maiden Africa Financial Markets Index launched in Washington D.C has revealed. The finding was after a research by independent think tank OMFIF and Barclays Africa Group. The index tracked performances of financial markets in 17 African countries 94

October 22, 2017 8:50 AM Rare Marburg virus disease kills at least one on Uganda-Kenya border as WHO helps contain disease

The World Health Organization has said it is working to contain an outbreak of Marburg virus disease (MVD) that has appeared in eastern Uganda on the border with Kenya. At least one person is confirmed to have died of MVD and several hundred people may have been exposed to the virus at health facilities and at traditional burial ceremonies in Kween District 77

October 21, 2017 9:50 AM President Kenyatta, Odinga call for peace on Election Day

In the capital Nairobi, Kenyatta oversaw a celebration full of pomp and ceremony for the annual Heroes Day, using the opportunity to push his campaign for re-election and warn his rival against disrupting next Thursday’s vote. The president, whose August victory was overturned by the Supreme Court, accused the opposition of abusing hard-fought democratic 121

October 21, 2017 2:50 AM Africapitalism And Amazing Tony Elumelu

And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM -Afrocentric entrepreneurship aimed at stimulating economic growth towards the elimination of poverty in the continent of Africa. The banker turned entrepreneur through his HEIRS holding-a diversified conglomerate, has in the past three years been leveraging on his philanthropic 145

October 20, 2017 3:42 AM Liberia’s controversial school reforms divide the nation a year on

On a weekday morning in Cecelia Dunbar school, a bumpy hour’s drive from Liberia’s capital, a group of seven-year-olds concentrate on their maths lesson, seated at individual wooden desks. Children at schools like Cecelia Dunbar read and count at a level improved by 60 percent from a year ago — proof, according to the government and private education 91

October 18, 2017 12:25 PM Kenya election commissioner resigns, flees just days before the election, saying vote cannot be fair

NAIROBI — One of Kenya’s s top officials in charge of overseeing the Oct. 26 elections resigned Wednesday, fled the country, and said the imminent vote could not be fair. Rather than contradict her, however, the commission’s chairman, Wafula Chebukati, afterward said he did not think a credible election was possible either. Roselyn Akombe, one of seven 79

October 18, 2017 4:12 AM Government urged to introduce non-custodial sentencing

Mr Jonathan Osei Owusu, the convener of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), has called on the Ghana government to immediately introduce a non-custodial sentencing policy as one to the drastic means to decongest the overcrowded prisons. Mr Owusu who is also Executive Director of POS Foundation, a human rights advocacy 86

October 15, 2017 12:04 PM Morocco replace Kenya as 2018 CHAN hosts

Morocco will replace Kenya as hosts of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), organisers announced on Sunday. The Confederation of African Football (Caf) unanimously decided to give Morocco the tournament ahead of Equatorial Guinea. They replace Kenya, who had their rights to host withdrawn by Caf due to a lack of preparation. The tournament for locally-based 44