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The Chairman of the Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament, Mr Mahama Ayariga, has threatened to go to court to compel public universities, polytechnics and nursing training colleges to legalise their school fees.

He said the current fees charged by the public tertiary institutions were illegal since they had not been approved by Parliament in compliance with the Fees and Charges Act.

The Vice Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Cape Coast [UCC], Prof. Peter Kojo Grant says towing levy should be detailed in a form of an insurance scheme for vehicles and be made optional such that one can choose to join.

He said the towing levy law is a good law but the manner it was approved makes it arguable.

The Deputy Chief Information Manager in charge of infrastructure at the University of Ghana Computing System (UGCS), Mr Francis Boakye has hinted that the undergraduate admission list for the 2017/2018 academic year will be released on Friday.

According to Mr Boakye, because the WASSCE results were released late, first years are supposed to report on August 21.

"Because the WASSCE results came in a bit earlier than expected, the discussion is that the first years are supposed to report on the 21st of August”, Mr Boakye said in an interview on Legon-based Radio Universe.

The free public SHS education was aimed at building an educated populace for speedy national development and progress

The Education Minister, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh will today Thursday, July 27, announce the implementation plan for the Free Senior High School.

Prof. Hinson

A former Head of the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the University of Ghana Business School, Professor Robert Ebo Hinson, has advocated the development of a comprehensive social media policy to harness the potential of the resource for national development.

In that regard, he said concerted national effort ought to be made to incorporate social media strategies into the holistic development framework.

"As the digital spaces are evolving, we need to also evolve policies at the national level to keep pace with how the technology is beginning to permeate our society.

Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has announced an education support package for the contestants that clinched a victory for Prempeh College in the just ended 2017 National Maths and Science Quiz.

Details of the offer are unknown but the support package will take effect when the two students reach the tertiary level.

Four teachers who played key roles in the success story will also receive GH¢5,000 from the Asantehene for their effort.

Dr Wilfred K. Anim-Odame, the Executive Secretary of the Lands Commission has urged graduates of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to uphold the virtues of integrity and honesty as well as work hard at all times.

“Be mindful that, life in a very competitive job market means, you have to recognise the need for hard work. More importantly, you have to uphold the virtues of integrity and honesty at all times.

“And remember not to compromise on commitment to excellence in all your endeavours. No matter how hard you wish, the tooth fairy is not going to come while you are sleeping and replace failure with success. Begin to take responsibility for your life,” he said.