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TEWU begins nationwide strike

The Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union (TEWU) in all the public universities across the country have laid down their tools due to delays in finalizing their conditions of service. Mr Mark Dankyira Korankye, the General Secretary of TEWU who announced the indefinite strike, said security officials, hospital staff, and payroll …

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Registrar-General: Make transactional payments in Bank Draft

The Registrar-General’s Department (RGD) on Wednesday directed that clients make all transactional payments for any service rendered at the Department in a Bank’s Draft, effective Monday, January 18, 2021. This, it said was to curb the increasing number of extortion cases recorded by the Department involving transactions of higher amount …

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It’s unconstitutional for CSOs to become members of GNECC

The Africa Education Watch on Wednesday said an attempt by the Ghana Education Service (GES) to compel Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Society Organisations to become members of Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC) amounts to a breach of the 1992 Constitution. It said GNECC is a private voluntary association like …

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Bulldog granted GH¢70,000.00 bail

Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson aka Bulldog on Wednesday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly threatening President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a video recording. Hanson, an artiste manager, is said to have said on a United Television (UTV) programme that, “the President will not finish his tenure and …

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Student in court over breach of trust

Frederick Asante a student of a bible school at Oda, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with fraudulent breach of trust. He has however pleaded not guilty. Asante is said to have collected GH¢30,000.00 from one Bright Opoku Frimpong to purchase a 2007 model Pontiac Vibe vehicle from …

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TTU introduces new degree programmes

The Takoradi Technical University (TTU) since its conversion in 2016 by an Act of Parliament, decided to develop academic and industry-centred programmes to produce graduates that will help solve the varied challenges facing the societies. The effort yielded positive results as it introduced new programmes with accreditation from the Ghana …

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Three granted bail over stolen cars

Richard Ibrahim Adamu, a driver, who allegedly took two taxis from two of his colleagues to transport his clients but ended up selling them has been granted bail by an Accra Circuit Court. Alhassan Kamal, a Scrap dealer, who received the two taxis as scraps and Alhassan Fuseini, who assisted …

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