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UG Students Petition Speaker Over ‘Killer’ Fees

Some concerned students of the University of Ghana have formally petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Oquaye over what they describe as exorbitant academic fees being charged by the school. The students are accusing the university authorities of arbitrarily increasing fees every new academic year, a situation they say …

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Military, police allegedly assault national service personnel at registration centres (VIDEOS)

The national service registration process on which started on Monday turned chaotic at some centres after some security officers allegedly manhandled some prospective personnel. The presence of the security officers – military and police – was necessitated by a long disorganised queue.   Some videos circulating on social media show …

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Over 300 Ghanaian students stranded in Russia

Ghanaian students are reportedly stranded in Russia over government’s inability to pay their stipends. The students numbering about 300, according to sources close to the situation are owed six months stipends, having not received any for this academic year. Speaking in an interview with Starrfmonline.com Saturday, one of the students …

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Court orders UEW Vice Chancellor to step down

The Winneba High Court has held an application to restrain the Vice Chancellor Prof. Mawutor Avokeh and Finance Officer of the University of Education, from holding office until a case brought against them is determined. The Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University, Very Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Afful-Broni is to act in …

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Quiz mistress gets 2 new handbags

Oye GH, a local bag and accessories firm, has donated two custom-made bags to Dr Elsie Effah Kaufmann, the National Science and Maths Quiz mistress whose bag was stolen last Thursday. According to the management of the firm, the gesture was meant to ease the pain of the distraught senior …

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Seventh student dies in 4 months at KUMACA

The death of another student at the Kumasi Academy on Wednesday has heightened tension among parents and fear among the students. The death of Seedock Boadi, brings the number of deaths at the school to seven in less than four months. When Graphic Online’s Donald Ato Dapatem telephoned the Assistant …

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