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At long last, KNUST reopens Wednesday

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) will reopen on Wednesday, November 14, Joy News has learnt. Violent protests by students led to the closure of the university last month. The students were protesting the abuse meted to them by campus security. This led to the dissolution of the …

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New KNUST council to be constituted today

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), is expected to inaugurate its Governing Council later today [Tuesday]. The interim Council is meeting this morning, and the new members that the government presented will be sworn in after that, according to the KNUST Public Relations Officer, Kwame Yeboah. “From what …

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EP University College Rotaract Club Donates to Basic School

The Rotaract Club of Evangelical Presbyterian University College (EPUC), Ho on Friday provided hand washing equipment to Tanyigbe Dzafe M.A Primary School after sensitising them on the need to always keep their hands clean. The donations by the EPUC branch of Rotaract Club, a non-governmental organisation to help pupils keep …

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We’re shocked over CETAG strike – Employment Ministry

The Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations, has expressed shock at the decision by the College of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), to embark on an indefinite strike over the payment of their market premium, book and research allowance. CETAG on Monday decided to embark on a strike after …

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NGO Supports JHS Pupils with Educational Materials

Integrated Rural Development Initiative (IRD), a Ghana-based non-governmental organization (NGO) in the Volta Region with support from David and Carol Christensen Foundation from the United States of America has supported some junior high school (JHS) pupils in deprived communities in the region. A delegation led by Mr. Charlse Agboku, the …

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University administrators HQ backs calls for restoration of KNUST council

The national secretariat of the Ghana University Administrators [GAUA], has thrown its weight behind the KNUST branch of the association to demand the restoration of the dissolved KNUST governing council. According to the secretariat, the decision to back the local chapter was reached after the National President of the Association, …

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Takoradi: JHS pupil stabs classmate to death as teasing backfires

A 14-year-old student of West Ridge Junior High School in Sekondi/Takoradi has been stabbed to death by his classmate. The tragic incident happened Thursday, October 25 during what school authorities and police say started as a usual boyhood prank between two classmates. The victim, a final Junior High School student, …

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Vice-Chancellor must go! – KNUST students insist

A group calling itself Concerned Students of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is intensifying calls for the dismissal or resignation of the Vice-Chancellor of the university. The group insists, Prof Kwasi Obiri Danso’s administration is appalling with students suffering under his autocratic leadership, a more reason why he must …

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