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Technical University Students Threaten Nationwide Demo

The Ghana National Union of Technical Students (GNUTS), is threatening to boycott lectures and embark on nationwide demonstrations by Tuesday [March 27, 2018], if the government does not respond favorably to the concerns lecturers have raised about the Technical Universities (Amendment) Bill 2017. The Bill, which is currently before Parliament, …

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Wa Polytechnic Gets New Rector

Professor Emmanuel Owusu-Marfo, a Chemical Crystallographer and Supramolecular Chemist, has been invested as the Rector of the Wa Polytechnic. The Polytechnic Council Chairman, Professor Daniel A. Bagah, who performed the investiture, decorated the new Rector with the official robes and inducted him into office. ‘By virtue of the authority conferred …

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Free SHS Can Become Another GYEEDA Scandal

An opposition MP has dragged the Akufo-Addo administration to court over the allocation of more than seven billion cedis for development programmes. The Bawku Central MP says there are no guidelines to ensure that the multi-billion cedi funds are not abused or misused. The Akufo-Addo administration is supervising the rolling …

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GETFund dead under Akufo-Addo – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has accused the Akufo-Addo led administration of collapsing the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund). According to the NDC MPs, government has starved GETFund of enough resources contrary to 2.5% of Tax revenue per the Act. “…The GETFund has a mandate and the mandate is established in …

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WAEC adopts tough measures to end exam malpractices

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has introduced additional measures to deal with examination malpractices in the country. The measures include the use of composite answer booklets (inclusive of graph and supplementary sheets), synchronised time for the start of papers across all member countries, installation of more CCTV cameras in …

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