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Let's Amend Getfund Law - Rev. Fayose

Sunday, January 22, 2017 By A.B. Kafui Kanyi, GNA Ho, Jan. 22, GNA - Reverend Dr Cyril Fayose, the President of the Evangelical Presbyterian University College (EPUC), has reiterated the call for the amendment of the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) law to support infrastructure development in private tertiary institut ...

GNUPS is now GNUTS

Thursday, January 19, 2017 Accra, Jan.19, GNA - The Ghana National Union of Polytechnic Students (GNUPS) has changed its name to the Ghana National Union of Technical Students (GNUTS) following the conversion of the Polytechnics in the country to technical universities last year. This was contained in a press statement cop ...

'Vodafone Foundation came through for me'- student

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 By Emmanuel Asante Attakora, GNA Accra, Jan. 18, GNA - Seline Delamo, a beneficiary of the Vodafone Foundation's scholarship scheme, has hailed the telecom giant, for paying her tuition and other academic expenses following the death of her guardian. The Vodafone Foundation's scholarship scheme ...

Gender Ministry condemns attack on school feeding caterers

Monday, January 16, 2017 Accra, Jan. 16, GNA - The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection regrets pockets of attacks against caterers of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) in some areas in the country following the change of government. 'We are also aware that some individuals are instructing caterers ...
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The University Of Gondar And Queen's University Join The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

Monday, January 16, 2017 TORONTO, Canada, 16 January 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Ethiopia 39;s University of Gondar and Canada 39;s Queen 39;s University today announced a 10-year, USD$24.2 million partnership to advance inclusive higher education for young people with disabilities in Ethiopia and Africa as pa ...

St Vincent College holds maiden matriculation

Sunday, January 15, 2017 By Albert Futukpor, GNA Yendi (N/R), Jan. 15, GNA - St Vincent College of Education has held its maiden matriculation for 186 students to pursue Diploma in Basic Education for the 2016/2017 academic year. Dr Erasmus Norviewu-Mortty, Principal of the College, who addressed the ceremony at its cam ...

POTAG assures government of good working relationship

Saturday, January 14, 2017 Ho, Jan. 14, GNA - The Teachers of the Technical Universities and Polytechnics (POTAG) has congratulated President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on his assumption of office as the Fifth President of the Fourth Republic. The Association also congratulated Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Educati ...

Government urged to complete abandoned GETfund projects

Saturday, January 14, 2017 Mildred Siabi-Mensah, GNA Sekondi, Jan. 14, GNA - Government has been called upon to as a matter of urgency, complete the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETfund) school projects abandoned in the various second cycle institutions to help ease congestion. Many of the projects include classroom blocks ...

Inadequate logistics affecting education in Upper West

Saturday, January 14, 2017 Wa, Jan. 13, GNA - Inadequate logistics such as Teaching and Learning Materials (TLMs), are having a toll on education performance at the basic school level in the Upper West Region. Sustainable Aid through Voluntary Establishment (SAVE), a nongovernmental organisation based in Tumu, said inadequ ...

American University of Nigeria wins maiden African competition

Saturday, January 14, 2017 By Iddi Yire/Winifred Zuur, GNA Accra, Jan 14, GNA - The American University of Nigeria (AUN) has won the maiden edition of the Africa Regional Peer-to-Peer: Challenging Extremism Competition held in Accra. The University for Development Studies (UDS) in Ghana was the first runner-up, while the ...

Annual New Year School begins on January 15

Saturday, January 14, 2017 By Kodjo Adams, GNA Accra, Jan. 14, GNA - This year's 68th Edition of the University of Ghana (UG) Annual New Year School and Conference, starts from January 15 to January 19 at the Great Hall of the University, at Legon in Accra. The theme for the conference is: Promoting National Development ...

NUGS hails nominee for Education Ministry

Saturday, January 14, 2017 Accra, Jan 13, GNA - The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has hailed Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh on his nomination as the Education Minister and pledged to work with him to progress education for national development. It also commended the other nominees announced by President Nana Addo Dankw ...

Data Link Institute connects with industry giants

Friday, January 13, 2017 By D.I. Laary, GNA Accra, Jan. 12, GNA - Data Link Institute, a private University College in Tema, has organised a public lecture aimed at creating opportunity for students and faculty members to share knowledge and experiences with industry players and corporate bodies. The seminar forms part ...
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