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The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Ghandinagar India.

The agreement would, among other provisions, strengthen capacity of faculty members in UCC’s Department of Forensic Sciences and offer advanced training opportunities for Ghanaian students in the field of forensics.

A key feature of the agreement is the establishment of an Institute of Forensic Sciences at UCC.

UCC Hospital

The University of Cape Coast [UCC] Hospital has recorded a third suspected case of cholera within a week.

According to a Principal Nursing Officer of the Hospital, Esther Cobbinah, preliminary tests run on the individual showed evidence of “vibro cholerae” the bacteria responsible for causing cholera present. However, more conclusive tests are being run to confirm the case.

Speaking on the Atlantic Wave on Tuesday, Madam Cobbinah indicated that over the past three [3] years the efforts of the health directorate within the region to cause a change in the lifestyles of people has consistently been defeated with the successive recording of cholera cases.

The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year. This year’s observance focuses on the role of families and family-oriented policies in promoting education and overall well-being of their members.

In particular, the Day is to raise awareness of the role of families in promoting early childhood education and lifelong learning opportunities for children and youth.

The Day also aims to discuss the importance of ‘knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development.

The Faculty of Law of University of Cape Coast hosted the 2017 African Law Schools Forum at the Coconut Grove Hotel, Elmina with a call on Law Schools to make Quality Legal education the bedrock for an effective and efficient judiciary.

The Forum which was held under the auspices of the International Association of Law Schools (IALS), was on the theme “Decolonizing Legal Education in Africa”.

IALS is a private, non-political, non-profit, volunteer, collaborative, learned society dedicated to serving the world wide legal education community with a membership of more than 160 Law Schools from all over the world. It comprises four regional associations namely Americas, Africa, Asia- Pacific and European regions.