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Government dissolves Governing council of KNUST

Government has dissolved the Governing Council of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and instituted an interim seven Member committee to run the affairs of the university. It has also directed that the University be re-opened within fourteen days to enable academic work to continue. The directive follows recommendations made by the […]

'Agitations arising from creation of new Regions could create serious security problems'

Panelists on GBC’s Current Affairs Programme, “Talking Point”, say the hullabaloo and agitations arising from the creation of the new regions is expected, adding that this could create serious security problems if they are not dealt with. The panelists raised questions about who should or should not vote in the scheduled referendum. The creation of […]

KNUST Students to embark on protest over arrest of 10 students

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST), Student Representative Council in collaboration with the SRC Parliamentary Council and all student leaders are embarking on a demonstration today, Monday, October 22, 2018.   A statement signed by the Executive Council says there will be no lectures. This follows the arrest of 10 students, and one […]

40 Achievers under the age of 40 honored

Forty achievers and emerging leaders under the age of forty were Saturday night honored in Accra. They include Paul Amaning of the Ghana Small Scale Oil Palm Producer Association, Roberta Annan a consultant, Lawyer Xavier Sosu and Joe Meltle a renowned musician. Other award winners include Boakyewaa Glover, a creative writer, Linda Teye for community […]

Trucks conveying goods to Neighboring countries to be bonded by Customs

Transit trucks conveying goods from Ghana’s ports to Neighboring countries are to be bonded by the Custom Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) from next year. The introduction of the bond is to halt the diversion of such goods onto the Ghanaian market. Custom Officer in-charge of the Transit Terminal at the Tema Port, […]

Mobile Money Agents call for Insurance Policy

The Mobile Money Agents Association of Ghana is asking telecommunication companies to insure them. The   Association, said the mobile money business is a risky one and therefore calls for the formulation and implementation of an insurance scheme to cushion merchants. It noted that the upsurge in armed robbery attacks on merchants has put fear into majority […]

Health Director urges stakeholders to intensify campaign against teenage pregnancy

The Acting District Director of Health for Wa West in the Upper West Region, Clifford Vengkungmene has called on stakeholders in the district to step up the Campaign against Teenage pregnancy.   Speaking to Radio Ghana at Wechiau the district Capital, he expressed worry about the increasing rate of Teenage pregnancy in the District which […]

18 female students of KNUST escaped Katanga fire outbreak

Eighteen female students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST, escaped unhurt when part of the University Hall popularly known as Katanga caught fire.   The Eastern Wing of the Hall where about 20 first year female students were located was engulfed in fire in what is suspected to be arson. A […]

Teshie Nungua residents unhappy about re-opening of desalination water plant

Residents of Teshie Nungua are surprised at the decision of the PURC to re-open the desalination water plant. A statement signed by the Chairman of the Teshie Association Concerned Citizens, Seth Tagoe said water produced from the desalination plant is unwholesome and salty, therefore unfit for drinking. The statement said the PURC must respect the constitutional […]

PMMC urged to address concerns raised by workers

The Ghana Mine Workers Union and the Precious Mineral Marketing Company have been discussing concerns raised by the workers in relation to policy infractions about their recruitment and promotions.   The discussions follow a petition received by workers of the Precious Minerals Marketing Company Limited last Thursday.   A statement jointly signed by the Managing Director of […]