In The Spotlight
All is set for the Maiden health Walk of the Campus Broadcasting Services (CBS) of the University of Cape Coast on Saturday, 18th November, 2017.
The Health Walk forms part of activities to celebrate the first year anniversary of the Campus Broadcasting Services Centre.
Government says 100,000 graduates will be employed next year in a programme dubbed the Nation Builders core Programme. The programme will be housed at the presidency under the President’s Special Initiatives.
This was one of the highlights of the 2018 budget presented by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta in Parliament on Wednesday. He says several transitional programmes run under the various government agencies.
Programmes such as the National Vocational and Training Institute [NVTI], Youth Employment Authority [YEA], among others have targeted non tertiary graduates.
The Department of Social Welfare says it is confronted with the challenge of finding foster parents for orphans and other vulnerable children in the Central region.
This is because most people who have approached the department prefer to adopt rather than serve as foster parents.
The Registrar of the Garden City University College at Kenyasi in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region, Dr. Kweku Owusu Kwarteng, has commended government for the decision to grant tax reliefs to privately-managed tertiary institutions.
“It is something that is great for all private universities, great in the sense that it will give us resources to infuse into our programmes and capital expenditure, ” he said.
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since the country’s army took over on Wednesday.
He attended a graduation ceremony in the capital, Harare.
Zimbabwe’s long-time President Robert Mugabe is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation.
The 93-year-old was put under house arrest during a military takeover on Wednesday, amid a power struggle over who would succeed him.
Tripoli, Libya (CNN) -- "Eight hundred," says the auctioneer. "900 ... 1,000 ... 1,100 ..." Sold. For 1,200 Libyan dinars -- the equivalent of $800.