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A former Vice Chancellor of University of Ghana [UG], Professor Ernest Aryeetey has charged government and other policy makers on the African continent to invest greatly into research.

He notes, for the African continent to have a strong spine to rest on, research must not be drawn out when it comes to policy making.

According to the Professor, it therefore throws a challenge to universities across Africa to enhance and promote research activities in order to have a sustainable impact on the growth and development of countries on the continent.

Dr. Anim

Head of Department of Psychological Medicine and Mental Health of School of Medical Sciences [SMS], University of Cape Coast [UCC], Dr. Michael Tettey Anim, has indicated that spirituality has been proven to play a key role in the process of mental healing.

He explained that it is the reason most people choose the clergy regarding mental illnesses even though there are medical remedies.

He however indicated that chaining victims and other traditional approaches employed by some clergy to address mental illness is not appropriate and must be discouraged.

UCC Hospital

The Directorate of Health Services [DHS], University of Cape Coast [UCC] has cautioned people within the Cape Coast Metropolis to be vigilante as a possible outbreak of cholera looms.

This caution was given at an emergency meeting with stakeholders of the University following two suspected cases of cholera that was recorded last Saturday.

The meeting was to sensitize stakeholders on the presence of the disease in the vicinity and the need to be vigilante in order to avoid contracting it and reduce its spread.

New UCC SRC President - Henry Tony Arthur

A colourful but solemn ceremony was organised last Friday to officially hand over the baton of students’ leadership in the University of Cape Coast from the old administration to a new one.

The ceremony, an annual ritual is an occasion to outdoor newly elected students leaders to the university community and afford them the opportunity re-echo and affirm their commitment to serve the high office of which they have been voted into.

Though in an examination period, students could not stay out and miss the symbolic and memorable occasion. It was a moment of joy riddled with emotions. Cheers from the students continued to fill the room as names of the new leaders were mentioned.

Project Coordinator at PPAG, Central Region - Michael Tagoe

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana [PPAG] facility in the Central Region has since January 2017, been recording an increase in the number of incomplete abortion cases by students from tertiary institutions in the region.

According to Michael Tagoe, the Project Coordinator at the facility, the situation is dreadful and needs the attention stakeholders in the region. He explained that their investigations revealed that the reported cases of incomplete abortion was due to the recent use of a ‘fake’, of a popular abortion drug on the market.

Students from the Department of Basic Education, of the Faculty of Education Foundations, University of Cape Coast (UCC) have participated in a day’s education exhibition to showcase their knowledge and skills acquired in the fields of Basic Education and Early Childhood Education.

The annual event, which is mostly held in the second semester of the academic year was heavily patronised by staff and students of the University and members of the Cape Coast community, who walked through the exhibition stands in amazement.

Students from the Department of Basic Education of the Faculty of Education, UCC have held a day’s educational exhibition programme.

The programme which is an annual event held in the second semester of the academic year offers students the opportunity to showcase the knowledge and skills they have acquired in the field of basic education.