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A senior lecturer and a counselor at the University of Cape Coast, Dr. Linda Naa Dzama Forde, is charging the KEEA municipal assembly to mount continuous educational programs to reduce the incidence of teenage pregnancies in the area.

According to her, blaming the fisher folks for the increasing rate of teenage pregnancies in communities within the Central Region is not the solution to the challenge.

Available statistics ranks the Central Region as having the highest teenage pregnancy prevalence rate, with the KEEA as one of the districts with the highest incidence of teenage pregnancies.

Senior Staff Association of the University of Cape coast {SSA-UCC} is bracing itself to hold a 2nd general meeting to pass a resolution to enable it adopt its new constitution. This new constitution when adopted will enable SSA UCC to register its name SSA-UCC with the registrar general’s department.

Secretary of SSA UCC Kofi Adom Nyankey in an exclusive interview with Kukua Eshun of ATL FM News, revealed that on the 16th of November last year, SSA UCC wrote a letter to the chairman of FUSSAG national indicating a unanimous resolve not to be part of FUSSAG national.

The members said their unionism with FUSSAG national had not yielded any result, hence their decision to withdraw.

The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) has appealed for a seed money of GH¢50 million and an annual cash allocation of GH¢10 million for the next 10 years.

That would enable the University to have some relief because “it is saddled with debts” due to non-release of funds for goods and services by government over the past three years.

A former Secretary General of the United Nations, Busumuru Kofi Annan has indicated that government should harness the potential of the youth.

Busumuru Annan speaking at “An Afternoon with Kofi Annan” an interaction with old boys of Mfantsipim Senior High School at the Kempinsiki Gold Coast Hotel in Accra on Thursday said the demographic boom across the continent could be a blessing or a curse especially with the current trends with the youth.

He noted it is disturbing to see Ghanaian youth who attempt to embark on the dangerous journey to Europe for better lives.

A lecturer at the Department of Computer Science of University of Cape Coast, Wellborn Marful says it is necessary that a well-structured database system for psychiatric health facilities in the country is created to ensure proper records keeping.

According to him, a centralized computerized database will not only ward off the use of papers for record keeping but will also ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the work place.

Sunyani, Aug. 9, GNA - Professor Kwadwo Appiah -Adinkra, the Vice Chancellor of the Sunyani Technical University, has appealed to government and private organisations to provide the university with laboratory equipment to enhance practical studies.

He said the university's laboratory ought to be upgraded to meet the growing demand of technical education among students.

Prof Appiah-Adinkra made the appeal at a fund raising ceremony held in Sunyani over the weekend.

The Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) branch of the Graduate Students Association of Ghana (GRASAG) has registered its displeasure with delay in the formation of the school’s Council.

The students in a three-page petition to Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema said their graduation has been withheld for the past eight months because the government has failed to set up the Institute’s standing council.

Former GRASAG President, Francis Atayure Abirigo said the behaviour of President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo contradicts his promise to Ghanaians during the 2016 elections.

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