UEW in chaos! Gunshots, teargas fired as Police clash with protesting students ....university properties being destroyed
Police are firing warning shots and teargas at the University of Education Winneba (UEW) in a bid to push back student protestors who have since Tuesday been demanding the reinstatement of some dismissed lecturers.Read more
The Vice Chancellor of the Sunyani Technical University (STU) in the Bono Region, Professor Kwadwo Adinkrah-Appiah, says some students of the university have resorted to using their school fees to gamble at the expense of their education.Read more
The student body and alumni of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) have served notice of a planned demonstration against the Vice-Chancellor of the school, Rev Father Prof Afful-Broni for the rate at which he is dismissing lecturers.Read more
The Proprietress of Bethelinter Academy, Kumasi Mrs. Vida Adu- Amankwa has appealed to the Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) and the Metropolitan Chief Executive of Asokwa, for the urgent construction of speed ramps and provision of zebra- crossing on that stretch of the school.Read more
The acting Executive Director of Ghana Library Authority, Hayford Siaw has been selected by the Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) as one of Africa’s young Public Library Innovator.
Initiative for Young African Library Innovators (IYALI) is an initiative of EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) which aims to expose public library innovators in Africa to professional learning experiences and ideas from other countries.
IYALI 2019 is a partnership between EIFL and Aarhus Public Libraries in Denmark. Other innovators selected by EIFL came from Kenya, Namibia, Uganda and Zambia.
Mr. Siaw will participate in high-level Next Library 2019 conference in Denmark and is expected to share his innovations in transforming the public library landscape in Ghana with other forward-thinking professionals, innovators, and decision makers from around the world, people who are pushing boundaries and making changes to support learning in the 21st century.
Mr. Siaw assumed the Executive Director role at Ghana Library Authority in January 2018 after his appointment by H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
In February 2018, Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II awarded him as a Commonwealth Point of Light. He is a Member of Trustee of ICGC’s Central Aid. He served as an Advisor on UNICEF Generation Unlimited.
He is credited with restoring 20-year-old broken partnership with one of the world largest book donors to Ghana. He has increased the revenue of the authority by over 500% in 1 year. Recorded over 64% increase in patronage across the library network and is currently rolling out its library automation program.
Political Science Lecturer at the KNUST, Dr. Kwesi Amakye Boateng has drop a bombshell that he’s observed some lecturers have very little or no knowledge in the courses they teach yet call themselves holders of doctorate degrees.Read more
The Presbyterian University College, Ghana, (PUCG) at Abetifi-Kwahu has appointed Mrs. Mary Abena Agyakoma Agyepong as its Registrar.Read more