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The University of Cape Coast Cooperative Credit Union has elected a seven member board to manage affairs of the union for the next four years.

In a keenly contested election, seven out of the nine who contested, garnered the needed votes to secure their membership.

Alfred Attom Prah led the race with a 421 votes while his close contender Alexander Opoku-Danso had 410 votes.

Recognizing the importance of data science and the key role it can play in the development of the African continent, an associate Professor with the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in the U.S Kossi Edoh has proposed the introduction of a Data Science Programme to be run by University of Cape Coast [UCC].

The proposal when accepted is expected to start in June next year.

The Cape Coast High Court presided by Justice William Boampong has adjourned the case between some 22 rusticated students of University of Cape Coast [UCC] and the university to 29th June, 2017.

Hearing of the case was to commence Tuesday morning however, counsel for the plaintiffs told the court he had learnt that the final year students among the plaintiffs were not being allowed by the university to officially clear themselves at their various departments and faculties.

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) says the closure of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) is an attack on academic freedom.

According to the National President of the association, Dr. Harry Agbanyo the situation at the campuses of UEW is regarded by UTAG as a national issue and as such it would fight with all the” venom” it has to prevent any institution, group of persons or individual from trampling on the freedom within academic institutions.

A Senior Lecturer at the University of Education Winneba (UEW) Dr Frimpong Duku has stated that the university has not been working effectively ever since the Akufo-Addo’s government assumed office in January 2017.

He explained that a new governing council has not been constituted to oversee activities of the university after the old one was dissolved in 2017 when there was a change in government.

University of Education Winneba

The University of Education Winneba is appealing to students not to be disheartened by a High court decision ordering the shutdown of the school.

PRO for the University, Steve Van Kamasa told Evans Mensah on Joy FM’s Top Story Tuesday the injunction ordering the closure is temporary and will expire on Friday.

The University is battling a court case brought against it by a former Assemblyman of Donkoryiem, Supi Kofi Kwayera over the continuous stay of the school’s Council.

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