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University of Ghana Unveils New Governing Council


The Minister for Education, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, has sworn-in 28 distinguished personalities to serve on the governing Council of the University of Ghana. The Council would be responsible for the governance and implementation of the 2014 – 2024 Strategic Plan of the University of Ghana to achieve its vision of becoming a world-class research intensive university over the next ... Read More »

Prof Ahwoi sworn in as University of Ghana council Chair

Professor Kwamena Ahwoi UG COUNCIL CHAIR

Professor Kwamena Ahwoi has been sworn-in as Chairman of the University of Ghana Council; the highest decision making body of the University. Professor Ahwoi was appointed by President Mahama and other four distinguished individuals to take over from Justice Samuel Kofi Date-Bah led administration. The appointees to the Council include Professor Mahama Duwieju, Archbishop Duncan Williams, Ambassador Fati Habib-Jawula as ... Read More »

New Vice Chancellors of KNUST and University of Ghana inducted into office

Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu UG VC

Professor Kwasi Obiri-Danso Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu has been inducted into office as the 12th Vice-chancellor of the University of Ghana. Speaking after his induction at Legon, Prof Owusu said the University authorities will engage relevant stakeholders in the public and private sectors to identify key areas of focus and emphasis to guide its research training ... Read More »

Madina Institute of Science and Technology opens in September

BIC Pens

The National Accreditation Board (NAB) has given the go-ahead to the Madina Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) to run science and technology courses based on Islamic principles. Mr Muhammad Husaini Bagnya, the Head of Communications and External Affairs of the MIST, said the institute, affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and the University for Development ... Read More »

Prof John Owusu Gyapong appointed UHAS Vice-Chancellor

Prof John Owusu Gyapong appointed UHAS Vice-Chancellor

The Governing Council of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), Ho, the Volta Region capital, has appointed Professor John Owusu Gyapong as Vice-Chancellor of the University. A press release signed by UHAS Registrar, Dr. Cynthia Sena Kpeglo, said Prof Gyapong’s appointment was made at a meeting of the Univeristy’s Council on Friday, July 15, 2016. Professor Gyapong takes ... Read More »

Central University’s Prof Yankah Honoured as Education Laureate


The President and Vice Chancellor of Central University, Professor Kwesi Yankah was on Thursday July 7 honored for his exceptional and continuous administration and academic contribution to education. The award was presented to him by H.E. Gerhard Brügger, Ambassador of Switzerland at the Ghana Impact Africa Summit held in Accra. Professor Yankah was crowned with the Education Laureate Award for ... Read More »

Regent University Holds 10th Anniversary Lectures


The Regent University College of Science & Technology has held a public lecture as part of activities marking its 10th anniversary. Over the past decade, the Regent University College of Science & Technology has shaped minds and influenced the Ghanaian society. Through its mission of raising highly skillful, visionary, ethical, and God-fearing leaders to function as change agents, the University ... Read More »

UDS Campuses to be Converted Into Autonomous Universities


President John Dramani has announced that, the Committee of Experts working on the conversion of University for Development Studies (UDS) campuses into autonomous universities have completed their work and submitted it for execution. President Mahama said government will from next year declare all the three campuses autonomous as soon as decisions are finalised. President Mahama announced this when he inaugurated ... Read More »

KNUST Department of Communication Design Inaugurates TEK TV


The Department of Communication Design has officially inaugurated multimedia laboratories for TEK TV. The multipurpose television studio valued at ¢673,649 and a dollar component of $409,905.34, boasts of a sound laboratory capable of recording music/voice overs for all activities, a TV light studio capable of housing six programme sets at a time, an animation laboratory equipped with ten pieces of ... Read More »

Education Minister Swears in New KNUST Council Members

knust council

Honourable Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, the Minister of Education, has sworn in new members of the 29th Governing Council of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). She administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new council members at the inaugural ceremony on Tuesday June 21, 2016. The governing council has a two-year term renewable for two ... Read More »

Teachers In Nigeria Seek Divine Intervention In Prayer Over Six Months Salary Arrears


Teachers of primary and Junior Secondary Schools in Kwara State have organised a joint prayer session for divine intervention on the payment of their six months’ salary arrears. The teachers converged on their secretariat to partake in the joint prayer session. Both the Christian and Muslim scholars called on God to give the government wisdom and wherewithal to yield to ... Read More »

President Mahama commissions Adobewora Community Day SHS


The President, John Dramani Mahama, has inaugurated the newly built Adobewora Community Day Senior High School in the Atwima Mponua District of the Ashanti Region. The school has 24 classrooms, eight offices and 16 places of convenience. Addressing the chiefs and people of the area, President Mahama, reiterated that his administration as part of measures to upgrade the standard of ... Read More »

University of Ghana College of Education outdoors 5-year strategic plan


The University of Ghana College of Education has outdoored its five year strategic plan. The college,according to the Strategic Plan ,is expected to  concentrate on achieving results in ten strategic areas including Research, Teaching and Learning, Gender and Diversity and External linkages within the period. The vision of the College is to become a world- class ICT University by 2021. ... Read More »

President Mahama cuts sod to begin construction of Kumasi Technical University

mahama cut sod for kumasi technical uni

President Dramani Mahama on Tuesday evening cut a sod for the construction of Kumasi Technical University at Kuntenase in the Ashanti region. The president was accompanied by some chiefs in the region as well as National Democratic Congress (NDC) executives and supporters during his ‘accounting to the people tour’ in the region. The Kumasi Polytechnic now Kumasi Technical University was part of the selected Polytechnics which ... Read More »

Asantehene urges KNUST to strengthen internally-generated funds


Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene and Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has inaugurated the newly-constituted University Council with a call to it to focus on strengthening internally-generated funds (IGF) of the institution. This, he indicated, had become necessary given the continued decline of government’s subvention, something which was hampering research activities, implementation of capital ... Read More »


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