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March 22, 2018 3:04 PM Lancaster University Ghana appoints new Provost

Lancaster University Ghana has announced the appointment of Professor Anthony Jarvis as its new Provost and Chief Academic Officer. Professor Anthony Paul Jarvis holds an Honours degree in History and Political Science from Monash University in Melbourne Australia, and a D.Phil. from Oxford University, England, and is now responsible for the academic 81

March 21, 2018 12:02 PM Nine other banks could collapse if… – Banking Consultant

A credit consultant, Emmanuel Akrong has predicted that nine of the over 30 banks in Ghana could collapse if nothing is done immediately to save them. Although he failed to name the ailing financial institutions, he said those banks have serious asset quality challenges which have affected their capital strengths and may force them into insolvency along 81

March 17, 2018 6:13 PM Africa’s only female president to resign

Africa’s only female head of state, Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, has resigned and will leave office on Friday, her lawyer says. She denied any misconduct amid claims that she made large personal purchases on a charity bank card. But on Saturday, just days after she rejected any idea of resigning, her lawyer Yusuf Mohamed told local media 80

March 9, 2018 6:05 AM Martin Amidu holds final transition rites for 90-yr old mother today

Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, is in the Upper East Region to see to the final transition and the exit of his mother, Atiisah Amidu, who died on 6th March 2016 in Bawku. The late Atiisah Amidu, had been a resident of Bawku for 60 years, and was buried at her hometown of Kadema on 7th March 2016, from this physical world into the ancestral world 77

February 26, 2018 3:00 PM Mfantseman: Science teachers trained in effective teaching methods

Over 100 basic school science teachers in the Mfantseman Municipal Assembly in the Central Region have attended a two-day intensive capacity building training exercise on how to simplify and improve the teaching of Science for students in the classroom. The initiative carried out by Dr. Nana Ama Browne Klutse, a Science Lecturer and Senior Research Scientist 248

February 22, 2018 11:30 AM We’ll improve our detection of exam leaks, cheating – WAEC

The West African Examination Council [WAEC], has said it will adopt more innovative technologies to curb examination malpractices and exam leaks. The Council believes this is particularly important as the number of candidates keeps increasing. At an educational seminar for the media in Accra on Tuesday, journalists were taken through WAEC’s operational 46

February 15, 2018 3:00 PM Old students storm Education Ministry over Katanga, Conti conversion

Some alumni of the Unity Hall at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) besieged the Ministry of Education to protest the University’s decision to convert all male halls into mixed residential accommodation. Arguing its case against the conversion, the group, which calls itself the Old Continentals Association, said the decision 45

November 18, 2017 5:36 PM Bawumia mourns Asempa FM’s KABA

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, says he is filled with grief over the demise of broadcaster and host of Asempa FM’s late afternoon political show, ‘Eko Sii Sen’, Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong, popularly known as KABA. KABA passed away on Saturday after he was rushed to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra following a short illness. Dr. Bawumia 61

November 1, 2017 4:30 PM Trump emergence could strengthen EU- Dr Asare

Adjunct Fellow of CES & Head of the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, Dr Bossman Eric Asare says the emergence of the American president Donald Trump may strengthen the resolve of the European Union to remain strong and united. According to him, many European Union leaders are not happy with the style of governance of the American 111

October 31, 2017 1:46 PM Mosquito repellent coils pose health hazard

Kumasi, Oct 31, GNA – The use of mosquito repellent coils could be hazardous – has the potential to cause acute respiratory infections (ARI), a study conducted by the Department of Environmental Science of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has concluded. It indicated that the base material for production of the repellent 67