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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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Stop paying NHIL into Consolidated Fund – GMA urges gov’t

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) wants government to immediately halt the payment of the National Health Insurance Levy (NHIL) into the Consolidated Fund. President of the Association, Dr Frank Ankobea at a conference said the practice is having serious effects on the operation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). “Government should …

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MAN’S DISAPPEARANCE SPIRITUALLY MASTERMINDED BY HIS BROTHERS

Thursday, November 1, 2018, would forever remain in the annals of Adagbledu-Apeleyme as the day one Anumu Kpekpeve Amanyo publicly confessed his complicity in manipulating diabolic forces to drive Connie Amanyo, his own brother, away from home. He claimed that an elder brother of his, one Apostle Obed Victor Amanyo, …

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2nd Edition of Volta GJA Awards Launched

The Volta Region branch of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has launched the 2ndedition of Volta Journalists Awards in Ho. The awards, instituted last year is aimed at appreciating journalists and media practitioners in the region as well as encouraging the young journalists to embrace professionalism The Volta Regional Minister, …

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Father arrested for marrying off 15-year-old daughter

Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested a man for attempting to marry off 15-year-old Junior High School daughter, at the expense of her education. Abdulai Abass, who allegedly connived with his 30-year-old Niger-based in-law to perpetuate the crime, is in custody at Kenyasi–Abirem in Ashanti Region. “The marriage should not come …

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Youth employment critical for Africa’s economic growth

Despite Africa’s impressive growth in past 25 years and its entry into the digital economy, the job market continues to be in a depressed state as youth unemployment continues to rise. Africa has the largest population of young people in the world, some 200 million aged between 15 and 24, …

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Ghana, Togo Commission Joint Border at Noepe-Akanu

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said Ghana and Togo stand ready to support and promote all efforts aimed at ensuring the success of the management of Noepe-Akanu joint border post and to strengthen the bonds of friendship and co-operation between Ghana and Togo. Speaking at …

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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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Police deployed to KNUST amid student unrest

The operation ‘Calm Life’ unit of the Police Service has been deployed to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) amid student unrest Monday morning. Male students of the University hall popularly referred to as Katanga are protesting against what they call oppression from school authorities. Luv FM’s …

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