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The mysterious death of two children at Ntranoa, a community within the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem [KEEA] municipality has sown seeds of fear among residents of the community and others around it.

The two female children aged 5 and 2 disappeared on Thursday, a few minutes after their heavily pregnant mother, aged 27, sent them on an errand. Efforts to locate the whereabouts of the two proved futile only for their remains to be found the following day floating on “Nana Efua Sriwii” – a river within the community.

At the time of ATL FM News team’s visit to the community on Monday, residents were visibly shaken by the incident.

Pro Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. George K.T. Oduro

The Pro Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. George K.T. Oduro has called for the restoration of the science remedial programme which was initially offered by the university some years back.

He explained, the results of Senior High School candidates in science have not been very encouraging adding that in 2016, only 48.48% of students secured passes in Integrated Science making their admission into tertiary institutions difficult.

The Students' Representative Council [SRC], University of Cape Coast [UCC] has paid a courtesy call on the Honourable Minister of Information, Mustapha Hamid in Accra to congratulate him on his assumption of duty as a minister of state. The visit was also to introduce the new UCC SRC executives to him.

Interacting with the minister, the President of the SRC, Tony Henry Arthur, praised the minister for his hard work which has earned him his current position and said the UCC SRC will continue to tap into his rich experience to move the students and the university at large forward.

On his part, the Minister expressed appreciation to the student leaders for their visit.

A refurbished Glassblowing Unit has been commissioned by University of Cape Coast [UCC] to support practical sessions in the study of Science.

Speaking at the Commissioning of the Unit yesterday at the forecourt of the Department of Chemistry, Pro Vice Chancellor, Professor George K.T. Oduro, indicated that science plays a significant role in the country’s development hence the need for the glassblowing unit.

Bus Donated To Faculty Of Law, UCC

The Sam Jonah UCC Endowment Fund has donated a thirty-three seater Coaster bus to the Faculty of Law, University of Cape Coast.

Making the presentation at a short ceremony on Monday, Omanhene of Owirenkyi Traditional Area, Assin Kushea, Nana Prah Agyensaim VI said the donation which is in line with the funds objective of expanding facilities on UCC campus was necessitated by a distress call from the law faculty.

University of Cape Coast has held its annual send-off and award ceremony for the 2016/2017 National Service Personnel of the University.

A total of seven hundred and fifty (750) National Service Persons were posted to University of Cape Coast with four hundred and thirty-one (431) being males and three hundred and nineteen (319) females.

Out of the number, Seventy-four (74) personnel were posted to the Central Administration, seventy-five (75) to the College of Distance Education ,one hundred and eighty-one(181) to the College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, thirty-eight were sent to College of Health and Allied Sciences, one hundred and one(101) to College of Education Studies, two hundred and twenty(220) to College of Humanities and Legal Studies while University Health Services and Library received 41 and 20 service persons respectively.

Dr. Kojo Okyere

A passionate appeal has been made to government to revise the number of days for writing the Basic Education Certificate Examination [BECE] to allow students have ample time to learn and absorb better what they have been taught.

The appeal was made by a lecturer at the Department of Religion and Human Values of University of Cape Coast, Dr. Kojo Okyere at a graduation ceremony for students who completed their BECE at the Montessori School in Cape Coast.