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The Public Relations Officer of the Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly, Mr. Richmond Yeboah says the decongestion exercise the assembly is embarking on at the Abura and Kotokuraba markets is about 80 percent complete.

He notes the taskforce charged to carry out the exercise has been very effective and efficient bringing to realization the aim of the exercise in the afore mentioned areas.

Professor Devalerie NYM Botchwey of the history department of the University of Cape Coast has challenged the concept that Africans must dispel ways adopted from the colonial order emphasizing that a total return to African culture and ideals is impossible.

“We must understand that colonialism is still very much alive and it is called neo-colonialism” he noted.

Professor Botchwey explains that the advancement of Africans can be realized in a form of a dialectic where syntheses could be drawn from careful consideration of both old ways of the African and the new ways of adaption of colonial culture.

The Centre for International Education of the University of Cape Coast, has held an end of year dinner and awards night at the Elmina Beach Resort for all international students of the university.

The annual event was held to recognize and appreciate hard working students and to bid farewell to final year students of the Centre.

Speaking to ATL FM News, the Dean of the Centre for International Education, Prof Rosemond Boohene said the dinner and awards night is an avenue to motivate and attract more international students to the university.

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Dean of the Centre for International Education, Prof Rosemond Boohene

The Dean of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Cape Coast Professor Ernest Okorley has charged students leaders to make informed decisions that will promote the well-being of people they serve.

According to him, leaders should not just follow the crowd but must be able to critically examine issues before presenting them to the appropriate quarters for attention.