The honourable minister of Interior, and MP for Nandom Constituency in the Upper West region, Ambrose Dery says government is poised to address the abuse of social media among Ghanaian youth, especially students, which has reached an alarming state.
The University of Cape Coast is putting in measures to absorb beneficiaries of government’s free Senior High School by 2020.
Vice Chancellor, Professor Joseph Ghartey Ampiah who gave the hint said the introduction of the E-learning platform using the module platform would create virtual classrooms to reach as many students as possible.
As part of its contribution towards national discourse, the national office of the University Teachers Association of Ghana [UTAG] has held a Forum on Education on the theme “Implementation of the Free Senior High School and the Double Track Policy: Implications for Quality Tertiary Education in Ghana”.
The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly has suggested to management of MELCOM Ghana in Cape Coast to consider an alternative means of protecting a space acquired by the company for a parking area at Anaafo other than building a concrete wall. This is to calm nerves in a rather unfortunate situation which resulted in a rift between residents and shop owners of the area and management of MELCOM last Thursday. The impasse degenerated resulting in residents blocking off the main route leading to MELCOM on Saturday.
Government through the Public Service Commission has indicated that all lecturers on post retirement contract beyond the age of 65 years can no longer be on government pay roll and as such universities who need their continuous services must prepare to pay these academics from internally generated funds (IGF) effective 31st October, 2018.