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Executive Director of the Center for Democratic Governance Professor Henry Kwesi Prempeh has observed that one area of law that has been grossly underutilized in Ghana is administrative law.

“There is the need to develop, in my view, a strong foundation in administrative law. This provision in article 296 mandate us to use but it is the most under utilsed clause in the constitution” he revealed.

A Professor of Natural Products Organic Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry, University of Cape Coast (UCC), Professor Yaw Opoku Boahen says he has discovered plants with biologically active compounds that can be developed for the production of potent drugs for cancer, malaria and other health conditions.

One of the compounds Professor Boahen prepared with enhanced biological activity proved very promising going as far as phase two clinical trial which implies it could possibly pass as a potent drug.

The Confucius Institute of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) with support from the Confucius Headquarters and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China has held a public lecture on the theme, “China-Ghana Diplomatic Relations”.

The lecture which was delivered by the Chargé D’Affaires, Mr. Jiang Zhouteng of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China on Tuesday focused on the past, present and future relations between the two countries.

He indicated that the diplomatic relationship between China and Ghana has highly remained cordial. With Ghana being the second African country after Guinea to establish such relations with China, the two countries have achieved fruitful economic and trade cooperation.

The Center for Gender Research, Advocacy and Documentation (CEGRAD), University of Cape Coast (UCC) has organized a dissemination Seminar to create awareness on the fast spread of child prostitution and its dire effects on children and the country at large. The seminar was on the theme, “Gold between My Thighs: Examination of Child Prostitution in Ghanaian Metropolis.”

Speaking on the theme, Dr. Georgina Yaa Oduro of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology disclosed that child prostitution is a global menace which is on a fast increase.