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Pro Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. George K.T. Oduro Photo Credit: Kojo Dei

Graduate Students of University of Cape Coast have been urged to commodify their research findings and commercialize their intellectual properties as a means of wealth creation.

Pro Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast, Prof. George K.T. Oduro gave this counsel while addressing graduate students at the silver jubilee dinner and awards night of GRASAG UCC over the weekend.

The Faculty of Arts under the College of Humanities and Legal Studies of University of Cape Coast has held a day’s seminar to discuss the efforts women and their contributions towards development in Africa.

The Seminar which was on the topic; Gender, Globalization and Education was aimed at looking at the role of gender in issues of social justice, inequality, and how women are able to create an impact within the knowledge systems.

The head of Research and Graduate Studies of the College of Human Sciences of University of South Africa (UNISA), Prof. Puleng Segalo reiterated the need for women to be recognized for their contributions within the knowledge systems that impact society positively.

The UCC district Police Command has arrested another robber at Kwaprow after a previous swoop at various points and crime prone areas on campus which led to the arrest of nine suspects.

In the latest arrest, the suspect, Isaac Kofi Grumah also known as “Short Bread” aged twenty years admitted to cutting nylon nets in the homes of unsuspecting victims’ and robbing them off their personal belongings.

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The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) in the Central Region is cautioning residents of flood prone areas to find safe relocation spots ahead of the wet season to avert any mishap.

According to the PRO, Mr. Eric Kweku Arthur, with the volume of rains expected this year, the organisation is preparing for any eventuality that will arise, hence the advice.

The Ghana Nurses and Midwives Association says it will continue to encourage its members who are yet to be absorbed into the mainstream health sector not to register for the Heal Ghana Module under the government’s Nation Builders Corp (NABCO) programme.

The President of the association, Dr. Kwaku Asante Krobea who announced this on Radio Ghana’s “Behind the News” on Monday indicates the module is not only inappropriate but pure injustice.

He notes a major flaw of the Heal Ghana Module is the unclear specification of the terms of the conditions of service for nurses as required. He says this will put those who enroll onto the programme in a position that will go against their interest.

Chairperson of the Council of University of Cape Coast, Mrs. Nancy Thompson

The Chairperson of the Council of University of Cape Coast, Mrs. Nancy Thompson has challenged the university to adopt more self-oriented approaches to help solve difficulties it is faced with.

She believes the university is highly enriched with knowledge and resources that can be put into use to address its problems.

Mrs. Thompson says, the university depending solely on government for development will be a shot in the foot as chalking certain achievements will be difficult. She notes a lot depends on the university itself to improve upon the development of the school and the nation as a whole.

The Registrar of Cape Coast Technical University (CCTU), Mr. Magnus Bentil is appealing to students who have graduated from the institution but are yet to receive their certificates to exercise a bit more restraint as plans are far advanced to get their certificates ready.

The registrar reveals the delay in the issuance of the certificate is not from the CCTU but the certificate awarding body, National Board of Business and Technical (NABTEC).