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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has disclosed his readiness to make the study of French language in Senior High Schools [SHSs] compulsory for all students. He made these statements during his official visit to Togo. The President wondered why majority of Ghanaians are unable to communicate fluently in the French language when Ghana is surrounded by three francophone countries.

Pro Vice Chancellor of UCC - Prof. George K.T Oduro

The Pro Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast [UCC], Professor George K.T Oduro has stressed the need for postgraduate education to be more practical than classroom centred.

He explained that, to improve on the creative and innovative prowess of postgraduate students, it is necessary for instructors to create an environment that will allow students have a practical feel of what they learn.

World Press Freedom Day

The 3rd of May every year is a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom; to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.

World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 following a Recommendation adopted at the twenty-sixth session of UNESCO's General Conference in 1991.

Group photo of participants at the training

As part of activities marking its 75th anniversary, the Voice of America (VOA) has organised a three day training session for editors and managers of various affiliate media houses across Africa.

The training which was held at Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi brought together over fifty journalists who discussed issues hinged on improving upon news production.

Mr. Marcellinus Dery speaking on the Atlantic Wave

A lecturer at the Department of Communication Studies of University Cape Coast [UCC], Mercilinus Dery, has commended the president for the sod-cutting of the world’s biggest LPG-fired plant which would commence work on a 400 megawatt (MW) power project in Tema.

He however indicated that even though supply of power has become stable for some time now, it has not been affordable for some people.

The Students’ Representative Council [SRC] of the University of Cape Coast [UCC] has awarded the Station Manager of ATL FM Kwabena Antwi-Konadu, for his contribution and dedication towards championing students interest on campus.

Mr. Kwabena Antwi-Konadu received the life changing award for his immense contribution, through sacrifice and dedication which led to the establishment of the Campus Broadcasting Service Centre which houses SRC office complex, ATL FM, ATL FMONLINE and T.V UCC.

The Department of Finance and the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Small Enterprise Development [CESED] of the School of Business of University of Cape Coast have taken the initiative to organize a training seminar for market women within the environs of Cape Coast.

According to the Head of Department of the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Small Enterprise Development [CESED], Dr. (Mrs.) Mavis Serwaa Bene Mensah, the program was aimed at educating the market women on entrepreneurial skills and literacy development.

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